Department: Main Library Duration of Position: Academic year / Part time Position Type: Service Posting Date: Posting Removal Date: Open Until Filled Posting Number: 1001876
About Vassar College Located in the scenic Mid-Hudson Valley, Vassar College is a highly selective, residential, coeducational liberal arts college. Vassar is strongly committed to fostering a community that reflects the values of a liberal arts education and to promoting an environment of equality, inclusion and respect for difference. Vassar College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.
Vassar College is a smoke-free, tobacco-free campus.
Position Summary and ResponsibilitiesReporting to the Library Operations Manager, the Janitor will work as part of a team supporting the operations of the library. The goal of this position is to provide an environment that is conducive to learning, teaching, and research by helping to maintain and monitor the facility.
The Janitor is responsible for janitorial duties in the library, primarily during the evening hours. Duties include closing and securing the Library, changing light bulbs, reporting maintenance issues, basic building maintenance and minor repairs on library equipment, occasional break-down after library events, and other duties as assigned.
This position is part-time (26.5 hours/week) during the academic year (32 weeks/year) and is not eligible for benefits.
While classes are in session*: Sunday-Thursday 8:00pm-12:30am, Saturday 6:30pm-10:30pm
During study week and semester final exams: Sunday-Thursday 9:00pm-2:30am, Saturday 8:30pm-12:30am.
* Schedule may occasionally be adjusted and hours may occasionally be increased based on the needs of the library.
One (1) year of experience in the maintenance and care of facilities in a similar environment.
Ability to lift objects up to 75 pounds is required.
Ability to work on ladders is required.
Ability to communicate effectively in English, including understanding, speaking, reading and writing is required.
Willingness to work overtime as available. (Overtime is assigned according to seniority guidelines.)
Must be comfortable communicating and working pleasantly and tactfully with the public and with coworkers.
Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license.
Must be dependable and willing to work flexible hours in order to fill in for vacation and sick time for daytime janitor.
Required Applicant Documents Contact Information for 3 References
Optional Applicant Documents Resume Cover Letter
Special Instructions to Applicants You are required to attach the names and contact information of 3 references who have directly supervised your work (no relatives, friends, or co-workers, please). You are encouraged to attach a resume and/or cover letter (Word or PDF format). Application should include a complete work history. Be sure to include any relevant work experience.
For full consideration applicants should apply by:
Anticipated Start Date: Anticipated End Date (If Applicable):
Vassar is strongly committed to fostering a community that reflects the values of a liberal arts education and to promoting an environment of equality, inclusion and respect for difference. Vassar College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.
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Founded in 1861, Vassar College is a highly selective, residential, coeducational liberal arts college. Consistently ranked among the top liberal arts colleges in the country, Vassar is renowned for pioneering achievements in education, for its long history of curricular innovation, and for the beauty of its campus.