George Fox University - Staff and Administrator
  • 11-Jan-2019 to 12-Mar-2019 (PST)
  • Custodial
  • Newberg, OR, USA
  • $27,674-$32,519
  • Hourly
  • Full Time
  • Staff Position


Job Purpose

To work with regular full time staff and student employees to move, organize, store, build, inventory and maintain classroom, office and student furniture and to maintain the cleanliness of assigned buildings and areas.

Position Summary

This position is very important to the University in the amount of new furniture ordered that needs to be delivered and set up, 30 or more office moves yearly, organizing and inventorying 1300 sets of student and 300 sets of office furniture. This person makes decisions on what to move, repair or replace regularly. The level of responsibility is pretty high as they will be working around personal items of both students and staff routinely.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Supervise and work alongside full time staff and student employee's moving, organizing, storing, building, inventorying and maintaining office and student furniture 3 to 4 hours per day during the school year and up to 8 hours per day during breaks and throughout the summer.
  • Has complete knowledge of operating various pieces of equipment necessary to effectively perform job functions, such as piano dollies, hand trucks, appliance dollies, pallet jacks, fork lift and box truck.
  • Performs preventative maintenance check on all equipment prior to use and at the end of each shift.
  • Ensure that all equipment is kept clean at the end of each shift and reports any malfunctions or safety hazards to the Superintendent.
  • Ensures all equipment is left in a safe and secure fashion so that it does not pose a hazard to guests and other workers at the end of each shift.
  • Has complete knowledge of furniture including best practices for how to move, organize, store, build, inventory and maintain classroom, office and student furniture with minimal to no assistance according to maintenance schedules.
  • Performs periodic, scheduled inspections of all facilities to determine the effectiveness of the furniture maintenance operations.
  • Plans and schedules routine and periodic special project work.
  • Assists Superintendent with inventory, ordering supplies and ensures the use of chemicals and equipment is consistent with established safety standards and practices.
  • Secures the work area and post proper safety notices for other users of the space prior to beginning work.
  • Clean assigned public buildings, dorms and suites daily following established procedures. This includes disinfecting, cleaning and deep cleaning restrooms, kitchens, laundry rooms, classrooms, offices, public spaces and a variety of other spaces; clean, dust or wipe vertical and horizontal surfaces; sweep, mop and or vacuum floors; empty / clean garbage cans and recycling bins; wash accessible interior windows and exterior windows; restock and touch-up assigned restrooms as needed; perform general cleaning from sidewalks and stairs within 12 feet of entryways of assigned buildings using hand operated tools or small power equipment.
  • Ensure that all assigned buildings are cleaned and ready for occupants daily by completing routine, daily inspections, checking room reservations daily.

Associated Responsibilities

  • Take security precautions as necessary; Lock and unlock assigned buildings.
  • Follow all safe use practices. Maintain custodial closets and supplies.
  • Follow all safe use practices for all cleaning solutions including the use of appropriate PPE, proper storage and handling, cleaning methods and disposing of cleaning solution packages.
  • During the summer, Christmas Break and Spring Break extra duties will include, but are not limited to, additional deep cleaning tasks, team cleaning alongside other supervisors and student workers for up to 7 hours per day.

Assigned Processes

  • Moving, organizing, sorting, building, inventorying, and maintaining office and student furniture.
  • Upon completion of furniture work will update the following: spread sheet or data base including dates, location, type of furniture and condition.
  • Establishes and implements complete furniture care program maintaining classroom furniture throughout the university.
  • Prioritize and coordinate with other workers as needed to complete furniture work within the overall scope of multi-trade projects.
  • Interacts with other university departments to minimize disruption.


Minimum Qualifications

  • High School or Equivalent Training
  • Full time position, Monday- Friday  8am-5pm
  • Expertise working with diverse students and employees

As a Christ-centered community, George Fox University is an institution that values diversity as an essential dimension of God's design for human communities. In seeking to become a more inclusive community, we especially encourage applications from individuals who can help us achieve our diversity goals.  

For Your Personal Well-Being We Offer:

  • A beautiful and peaceful campus environment with areas to walk and coffee shops and restaurants close by
  • A strong Christian vision and mission-led organization with opportunities for your growth and contributions
  • Wonderful Christian peers and a vibrant student population
  • Free Fitness Center membership
  • Free parking
  • Rich employee benefits

We invite you to Be Known at Oregon's Nationally Recognized Christian University!

George Fox has been transforming student lives for over 125 years.

Each day we look to broaden our future for generations to come.

We have alumni from 52 countries and all 50 states.

We invite you to become a steward of our dreams using your God-given gifts.

Our Purpose: To educate and inspire students to pursue God's calling.

 **This position is subject to close at any time, regardless of the date on the posting.


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