Position InformationRecruitment Number 1374
Number of Vacancies 3 Working Title Custodian (Residence Life) Classification Title CUSTODIAN Proposed Salary to be Offered $15.00 / hour Appointment Percentage (Budget) 100% Position Summary
This position is designed to assist with custodial coverage on the UW-La Crosse campus in academic buildings, residence halls or university centers. The shift for this position will be Monday-Friday from 6:00am-2:30pm. This position is responsible for daily cleaning including dusting, mopping, trash removal, and minor repair of equipment. In addition, this position will assist with moving projects which requires the ability to lift 50 pounds on a regular basis. Specific duties, areas of responsibility, work hours and schedule assigned on a position by position basis.
This is a full-time position with expected continuous employment, a starting salary is $15.00 per hour, and includes a State of Wisconsin benefits package that add an additional 40% to the overall financial package from the university.
Position Type Staff/Administrative Pay Basis Hourly FLSA Non-Exempt Contingent Upon Funding No Is this position eligible for employment sponsorship, (H1B or PERM)? No Required Qualifications
• Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds on a regular basis. • Ability to repeatedly push, pull, reach, bend, twist, stoop, and climb ladders. • Must be able to work with hands and arms above shoulder level; requires considerable movement of the arms, twisting and bending of the back. • Ability to perform duties within extreme temperature ranges for trash removal from the buildings and also snow and ice removal from entrances. • Must have sufficient physical strength and flexibility to lift and pour 5-gallon containers of chemicals, to empty buckets and to remove garbage, trash, and recycling from the buildings. • Ability to stand, walk, and/or sit to perform essential job functions for the duration of the shift. • Ability to observe and react to hazards and changing conditions in the work environment (e.g., wet floors, broken glass, member or other person in need of assistance, etc.) • Ability to read work instructions and schedules, warning signs, and labels. • Ability to retain and carry out multiple work assignments. • Knowledge of basic safety precautions including use of caustic and toxic chemicals, methods of lifting heavy objects, safe work clothing and coverings, and the use of personal protection equipment. • Ability to operate cleaning equipment such as industrial vacuum cleaners and carpet extractors, and electric floor buffers.
• Prior custodial experience. • Experience with event set-ups.
• Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds on a regular basis. • Ability to repeatedly push, pull, reach, bend, twist, stoop, and climb ladders. • Must be able to work with hands and arms above shoulder level; requires considerable movement of the arms, twisting and bending of the back. • Must have sufficient physical strength and flexibility to lift and pour 5-gallon containers of chemicals, to empty buckets and to remove garbage, trash, and recycling from the buildings. • Ability to stand, walk, and/or sit to perform essential job functions for the duration of the shift.
Working conditions and environment
• Weekend, nights and/or holiday hours may be required for some positions. • Some positions may require a valid driver's license and the certification to drive a state vehicle. • Ability to perform duties within extreme temperature ranges for trash removal from the buildings and also snow and ice removal from entrances.
INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR BENEFITS
Your benefits add an additional 40%+ to the overall financial package from the university. Highlights include:
Learn more at: https: // www. uwlax.edu/globalassets/offices-services/human- resources/benefits-info/univstaff.pdf.
Benefit eligibility is determined at the point of hire. This information is provided for illustrative purposes only. Benefits are also pro-rated based on the appointment percentage.
Information about UWL and the Surrounding Region
The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (UW–La Crosse) provides a challenging, dynamic, and diverse learning environment in which the entire university community is fully engaged in supporting student success. Grounded in the liberal arts, UW-La Crosse fosters curiosity and life-long learning through collaboration, innovation, and the discovery and dissemination of new knowledge. Acknowledging and respecting the contributions of all, UW-La Crosse is a regional academic and cultural center that prepares students to take their place in a constantly changing world community.
For more than a decade UW-La Crosse has been named one of Kiplinger's 100 Best Values in Public Universities and has appeared prominently on the U.S. News & World Report list of “America's Best Colleges” for more than 15 years, and is ranked #4 on its list of the Best Regional Public Universities in the Midwest.
With a student population of roughly 10,500, the university offers 91 undergraduate programs, 21 graduate programs, and 2 doctoral programs through the following three colleges, the College of Arts, Social Sciences, and Humanities, the College of Business Administration, and the College of Science and Health, as well as the School of Education. There are over 600 full-time faculty and instructional academic staff, 75 percent of whom hold terminal degrees. UW-La Crosse boasts a retention rate (freshmen returning as sophomores) of 84 percent, graduation rate (degree within six years) of 70 percent, and is among only 12 institutions cited nationally by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities for its success in linking campus culture and university leadership to outstanding graduation rates.
UW-La Crosse's strategic plan Sustaining Excellence continues to move our community forward through its four pillars: increasing community engagement, achieving excellence through equity and diversity, investing in our people, and advancing transformational education. More information about the ongoing work of Sustaining Excellence is available at www. uwlax.edu/info/strategic- plan.
The UW-La Crosse campus is in southwestern Wisconsin, nestled in a residential area of the City of La Crosse and positioned as part of a larger metro area with a population close to 140,000. The area, known as the 7 Rivers Region, is famous for its exceptional natural beauty which includes the Mississippi River on one side, majestic bluffs on the other, and views of rolling farmland and forested valleys in between. Abundant water, woodlands and varying terrain provide ample opportunities for year-round outdoor recreation. Only a couple of hours from Minneapolis or Madison, La Crosse enjoys the affordability and charm of small town living with larger city benefits. Three colleges, two world-class medical institutions, the La Crosse Symphony Orchestra, a restored nineteenth century downtown business district, and a number of galleries and art centers have made La Crosse a regional center for culture, entertainment, medical care, shopping, sports and recreation. More information about the La Crosse metro area can be found here: Choose La Crosse.
Learn more about UW-La Crosse here: https: // www. uwlax.edu/human- resources/services/talent-acquisition-and-employment/finalist-welcome/
AA/EO Statement The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. We strongly encourage women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans to apply. UWL, in compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.
DEI Statement UW-La Crosse's diversity and inclusion efforts are guided by our adherence to Inclusive Excellence. We define Inclusive Excellence as “… our active, intentional and ongoing commitment to bridge differences with understanding and respect so all can thrive." The goals of Inclusive Excellence are to increase the retention of diverse faculty, staff and students while encouraging a campus climate that is inviting and welcoming to all. UW-La Crosse strives to promote acceptance of all facets of diversity from racial/ethnic diversity to diversity of thought and experience. UW-La Crosse ranks 6th nationally among the Top LGBTQ-Friendly Colleges for 2018-19 by AffordableCollegesOnline.org (ACO).
Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (Clery Act) For the UWL Annual Security and Fire Safety Reports (i.e., Clery Report), which includes statistics about reported crimes and information about campus security policies, see https: // www. uwlax.edu/police/annual-security- report/ or contact the University Police Department at 608.785.9000.
Redbook Position Yes Division/College Student Affairs Division Description of College / Department / Program / Division / Unit
The Division of Student Affairs' role is to enhance and support students learning experience here at UWL. We work closely with faculty, staff, community members, alumni and most importantly, students to provide quality programs and services which promote learning, leadership, involvement, service and the celebration of diversity. The Division includes a number of departments: Campus Child Center, Counseling and Testing, Student Health Center, Intercollegiate Athletics, Recreational Sports, Residence Life, Student Life, University Centers, and the Vice Chancellors Office. The staff of the Division is truly student-centered and concerned about the holistic development of the student.
Residence Life is committed to creating an inclusive environment for our students and staff to feel a sense of belonging by valuing all races, ethnicities, cultures, sexual orientations, gender identities, gender expressions, abilities, and religious backgrounds, as well as other identities and experiences. Our Residence Life team works together to intentionally value the intersecting identities and unique lived experiences of our students and staff. We work collaboratively with various departments across the campus to enhance these values and to provide the best possible understanding of cultural humility and what truly inclusive communities can be. We invite applications from individuals who represent a wide variety of identities.Posting Detail Information
Posting Detail InformationPosting Date 05/09/2023
Continuous Recruitment Yes Continuous Recruitment First Review Date Close Date Special Instructions
Application deadlines This is a continuous recruitment. Applicants will be reviewed as they are received and continue until the position is filled.
Confidentiality of Applicant Materials UWL is a state agency and subject to Wisconsin's Open Records Law. UWL will not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by Wisconsin's Open Records law. In certain circumstances, the identities of “final candidates” and/or the identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request.
CBC & Reference Check Policy All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a criminal background check, work authorization, and verification of education. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.
Position Contact Name Jonathan Henry, Custodial Supervisor Position Contact Email [email protected]Supplemental Questions
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