To advance the college's mission, vision, principles, values and strategic initiatives through continuous improvement decisions.
GENERAL JOB SUMMARY:
Perform duties including making beds, replenishing linens and bathroom supplies, cleaning rooms and halls, and vacuuming. This position serves as a trainer. Trainers are responsible for supervising the learning experience of students in all areas of The Hotel at Kirkwood Center, The Kirkwood Center for Hospitality Arts, and The Kirkwood Center for Continuing Education.
UNIVERSAL CORE COMPETENCIES:
Advocate for Continual Improvement- empowering each other to identify opportunities for excellence.
Collaborate with Mutual Accountability- working together with a willingness to take ownership and account for our actions.
Champion Service- anticipating needs and create a welcoming, diverse, and inclusive environment.
Perseverance- commitment to excellence even in the face of adversity or delay in achieving success.
Lead- regardless of title, through positive influence.
Clean rooms, hallways, restrooms, corridors, and other work areas.
Keep storage areas and carts well stocked and clean.
Maintain compliance with required training.
Serve as a professional role model.
Coach and nurture students.
Perform other related work duties as assigned.
Understand objectives and expectations for the practicum.
Assist students in achieving course objectives.
Coach and nurture student in performance of skills.
Document observations of performance & progress in timely fashion.
Supervise students and provide feedback on performance.
Report student performance to the Hospitality Program faculty.
Serve as a resource for students.
Ensure adherence to all regulatory requirements.
Regular and consistent attendance at work.
Perform other related work duties as assigned.
Ability to comprehend both written and oral instructions and information.
Ability to use cleaning tools.
Ability to calculate chemicals.
Demonstrate professional role modeling for students.
Promotes belief in student's self-worth and self-awareness.
Ability to work well in a diverse environment.
Treats students, faculty, college and professional staff equally in regards to gender, age, etc.
Be familiar with and follows policies, procedures and protocols of the program, college, and facility.
Demonstrates professional role modeling.
Represents the program, college, and facility in a positive manner.
Maintains professional and objective relationships.
Promotes trust and respect between students, faculty, college and professional staff.
Train students on job tasks and responsibilities according to the faculty's and facility's Standard Operating Procedures.
Assists students in identifying strengths and areas for improvement.
Expresses and demonstrates high standards of hospitality and service at all times.
Welcome, value, and nurture people of all backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences, as well as support and promote an environment that accepts differences.
The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the essential job duties/responsibilities and performance expectations of the job, which should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned.
Position involves working in a hotel setting. Occasional (10-33%) sitting, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, talking, hearing. Frequent (34-66%) walking, lifting up to 100 pounds. Constant (67-100%) standing, using hands, reaching with hands and arms and bending, stretching, twisting, or reaching with body, arms, or legs.
Must be 18 years old.
Minimum two years full time experience in a related hospitality setting.
PREFERREDQUALIFICATIONS, LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, OR REGISTRATIONS:
Post high school degree.
Equivalent education and related work experience.
Completion of the core assessments of the Skills Advantage WorkKeys Program.
Kirkwood Community College shall not engage in nor allow unlawful discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment. This includes all employment practices, hiring practices, and unwelcome harassment of applicants or employees based on race, color, national origin, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information or actual or potential parental, family, marital status or veteran status. If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with the policy please contact the Vice President of Human Resources at Kirkwood Community College, 313 Kirkwood Hall, 6301 Kirkwood Blvd., SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404, Telephone: 319-398-5572, Email: equity@Kirkwood.edu or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights U.S. Department of Education, Citigroup Center, 500 W. Madison St., Suite 1475, Chicago, IL 60661-7204, Telephone: 312-730-1560, Fax: 312-730-1576, Email: OCR.Chicago@ed.gov.
At Kirkwood Community College, we are focused on success. Whether you are a prospective student or parent, an employer or simply someone who cares about the growth and vitality of eastern Iowa—you have an energetic, committed partner with us at Kirkwood. Since the mid-1960s our graduates have worked, raised families and prospered in this area. More than 70,000 of these grads have applied their academic degrees to work in a host of fields. Tens of thousands more have enjoyed life-enriching experiences through our Continuing Education programs. As our college has grown, so have the tools and facilities to meet the changing needs of our Creative Corridor. A key part of that growth in service is our network of regional centers. Kirkwood employees have long set the standard for innovative talent, visionary spirit and overall excellence in their work. Being part of Kirkwood means being part of a deep commitment to the success of every student, every day.