Johns Hopkins University Facilities Assistant in Washington, District Of Columbia
Classified Title: Facilities Assistant
Working Title Role/Level/Range: OC/ATO/02
Reports to: Director of Events
Status/Hrs: FT 40hrs/wk
Position location: Dupont Circle, Washington, DC 20036
Under the supervision of the Director of Events, the Events/Facilities Setup Coordinator provides key support for all SAIS events and facilities services, including set-ups and tear downs. Additionally,
this person will assist with furniture movement both within SAIS buildings and between SAIS
buildings on the DC Campus.
Event set up in each of the three buildings, including the main three auditoriums per SharePoint instructions.
Lock and unlock meeting rooms
Set up includes setting up tables, putting out linens, putting out chairs, moving walls, etc to meet the needs of the event coordinator.
General light cleaning, including, but not limited to: sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, dusting furniture and ledges, cleaning windows, emptying trash and other cleaning duties as assigned
General basic maintenance of facilities, including, but not limited to: basic, simple repairs, equipment assembly
Tear down will include ensuring that trash is emptied, linens are put away, tables are put away and chairs are put away.
Changes can be made to daily work schedules (arrival and departure) to accommodate events
Office Move Support: 30%
- Office move support. Duties will include moving boxes, chairs, desks, filing cabinets, etc between SAIS offices amongst three buildings
Parking Attendant and Other: 10%
When needed, serve as a backup support in the absence of the Sr. Facilities Assistant to oversee and maintain the Nitze parking lot to ensure that only permitted parkers are using the lot on a daily basis. Maintain security of keys for those parking in the lot. Maintain accurate records of those parking in the lot.
Other duties as assigned. Computer & Other Special Needs for Position
Degree of Independent Action Performed
Specific instructions are given on all assignments. All work is checked for accuracy by the supervisor. Low level of autonomy. This person is responsible for the day-to-day set up for all events and movement of furniture within and amount SAIS buildings.
Prior Events coordination preferred
Good understanding of building systems
Customer service oriented
Ability to work constructively and cooperatively as part of a team and react at the last minute
Proficiency in English
Ability to understand and follow verbal and/or written instructions to perform the essential duties
and responsibilities of the job
Good verbal and written communications skills.
Familiarity with mobile device usage for communications and task assignment
3+ years of progressive working experience
Valid driver’s license required. (Employee must notify their manager if their driving privileges have been terminated for any reason).
Driving record assessed annually.
Experience driving manual transmission a plus.
High school diploma or GED required
Must pass annual driving test.
Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction.
Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than with whole hand(s) or arm(s).
Communication skills using the spoken word.
Ability to see with normal parameters.
Ability to hear within normal range.
Ability to regularly lift, move and carry items up to 30 lbs (with assistance as needed); lifting and carrying event supplies such as chairs, tables, podiums etc.
Equal Opportunity Employer:
Johns Hopkins University is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria. The university promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.