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Cleaner (3 positions)


Cleaner (3 positions)

Reference number:
FM1805 – 3644 
Closing Date:
17/05/2018 
Salary:
Band 1 Point 2: £8.27 per hour (plus holiday pay) with opportunity to progress to £8.38 per hour  
Department:
Facilities 
Hours
Part time*
Start
As soon as possible  
Duration:
Permanent 
Responsible to:
Cleaning Supervisor and Cleaning Manager  
Responsible for:
N/A 
Interview date:
To be confirmed 

Overview

The Cleaning Team is part of Campus Services located within the Facilities Department, and is responsible for the cleaning of all University sites and University managed facilities.

The post holder will be allocated to work at a particular University site, but may be required to work at any of the university sites, depending on service need.

The Cleaning Team have been awarded Centre Status for BICSc, (British Institute Cleaning Science) which enables in house training to a national standard. Cleaners not already BICSc qualified must attend the necessary training on appointment in order to gain the qualification.

In the supporting statement of your application form please give evidence to demonstrate how you meet the essential criteria listed in the person specification; you are advised to address each item on the person specification in turn and give specific examples of activities you have undertaken.

*Hours of work:

2 positions available for 25 hours a week:

Monday to Friday 2pm to 7pm

1 position available for 12 hours a week:

Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. 7am to 10am

Please state on your application form which of the above positions you would like to be considered for.

Background

We strive to be an outstanding university at which to be both a student and a member of staff. We have a national reputation as a very friendly community, where both staff and students feel genuinely valued and empowered to make a meaningful contribution. We are one of the fastest growing universities in the UK. We are now a community of over 10,000 students and 1,000 staff members, drawn from over 60 countries and a wide variety of disciplines; we are a major employer in the region.

We are committed to offering our staff the creative combination of challenge, opportunity and support which is needed to grow personally and professionally. Having the best people work at the University is central to the University’s on-going and future success. We offer you a comprehensive induction, extensive staff development opportunities and a wide range of benefits including generous holiday allowance, pension scheme and access to excellent facilities. Staff can also access the University’s wide array of sports, educational and leisure facilities.

The Henwick Grove site in St Johns is located close to the city centre in Worcester and is within 43 acres. It is characterised by relatively low-density development with non-residential and residential buildings of a range of ages and designs. There are extensive playing fields and the campus is attractively landscaped. The residential student Halls provides 789 bed spaces.

The second site in the City Centre is the former Worcester Royal Infirmary, which is vacant following the relocation of the hospital. The site has an area of 22 hectares, is within walking distance of the St Johns site at Henwick Grove and has potential for a mixed use development and currently has student Halls providing 176 bed spaces.

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The University also have a number of satellite sites ranging from a sports arena and sports fields to accommodation.
Campus Services are based within the Facilities Department, which covers a wide range of services within the University of Worcester, including Halls of Residence, Cleaning, Estates, Porters, Grounds, Reception, Commercial bookings and Catering. We also work very closely with Student Services supporting the University Community Development Workers.

Students living and studying on campus come from a range of backgrounds, cultures and communities and the primary task of the Facilities department is to ensure all University of Worcester students live in a harmonious, secure, tolerant and respectful environment conducive to learning and personal development.

The Worcester Arena (12 court venue) compliments the University St John’s Campus Sports Centre with 6 court hall, fitness centre, full size sand filled and 3G astro turfs, the McClelland Centre, the Riverside Centre, Batttenhall Playing Fields, and The Moors Playing Field. Run in conjunction with the Institute of Sport and Exercise Science, the Sport Facilities Management Team cater for the recreational and sport demands of the academic programme; Student Union sport and British Universities Colleges Sport (BUCS), and Community sport and leisure activities. The Sports Facility Management staff play a key role in creating, supporting and developing the numerous ISES partnerships and networks.

Main duties

1. To ensure that a high level of cleanliness is maintained throughout the University on a daily basis.

2. To be responsible for an area or areas of the University and to clean to the frequency and standards set out in the area/s you are responsible for (allocated areas may change depending on service requirements).

3. To ensure cleaning standards and procedures are adhered to.

4. To use cleaning materials appropriately as instructed, using them economically and informing the Line Manager when stocks are low.

5. To ensure that tools and equipment are in good working order, reporting any faults to the Line Manager.

6. To empty and clean bins and remove waste to the designated area, including the separation of waste, i.e. recycling.

7. To clean internal glass and internal and external door glass, where practicable ensuring windows and doors are closed and lights switched off.

8. To clean as required toilet areas, floors and stairways.

9. To report to the Line Manager any defects seen which are likely to affect security i.e. broken/cracked window, etc.

10. To use electrical and mechanical equipment, floor polishers, steam cleaners, etc. after appropriate training. An element of high level cleaning will be required.

11. To use only approved cleaning materials in accordance with manufacturer printed instructions and COSHH regulations.

12. To be aware of your responsibilities for Health & Safety including that of others and follow relevant instruction/guidance.

13. To be committed to BICSc and attend the necessary training, as required.

*Maintain personal and professional development to meet the changing demands of the job; participate in appropriate training activities and encourage and support staff in their development and training.
*Take steps to ensure and enhance personal health, safety and well being and that of other staff and students.
*Carry out these duties in a manner that promotes equality of opportunity and supports diversity and inclusion, and takes into account the University’s commitment to environmentally sustainable ways of working.

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Person Specification

In the supporting statement of your application form please give evidence to demonstrate how you meet the essential criteria listed in the person specification; you are advised to address each item on the person specification in turn and give specific examples of activities you have undertaken.


Essential

1. Relevant cleaning experience.

2. Commitment to achieving high standards of cleanliness and hygiene.

3. Ability to be flexible to the changing demands of the post.

4. Must be punctual and reliable.

5. Willing to undertake any training relevant to the role including committing to training towards a BICSc qualification.

6. Must be trustworthy, maintaining confidentiality at all times in respect of University matters and to prevent disclosure of confidential and sensitive information.

7. Ability to manage time effectively, including effective use of initiative.

8. Ability to work without supervision, as well as part of a team.

9. Good interpersonal skills and a commitment to providing a high level of Customer Service.

Physical requirements:
This job involves walking, climbing stairs, use of floor cleaning equipment and some light lifting for which a suitable level of physical fitness is required.


Desirable

1. Front of house experience in a similar Customer focused environment.

2. Current First Aid Certificate.

3. BICSc qualification.

Applications from Non EEA Workers: Prospective applicants are advised to ensure that they are eligible to work in the UK without restriction.
Further details can be found at the Home Office UK Border agency website at http://www.bia.homeoffice.gov.uk/workingintheuk/
and the points based calculator can be found at www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/pointscalculator
Unspent convictions, cautions and bind-overs

The University is strongly committed to the fair treatment of its staff and potential staff, regardless of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, responsibility for dependants, age, physical/mental disability or offending background.

In line with the University’s policy on the Recruitment of People with a Criminal Record, shortlisted candidates are required to provide information of any unspent convictions,
cautions and bind-overs. Applicants are advised to seek independent advice if there is any doubt about the status of a previous conviction, caution or bind-over.
Disclosures will only be considered at the point when an offer of employment is made. The existence of a criminal record will not in itself prevent you from gaining employment.

This is a description of the job as it is presently constituted. This job description is intended to enable a flexible approach to be offered working across the University as required.
It is subject to review and amendment in the light of changing needs of the University and to provide appropriate development opportunities. Members of staff are expected to participate fully in
discussions about changing requirements and it is the University’s aim to reach agreement to reasonable change. If agreement is not possible, it reserves the right to require changes to the job description
after consultation with the individual concerned.

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Classroom Assistant II (Part Time-4 Positions)


Position Details

Position Information

Recruitment/Posting TitleClassroom Assistant II (Part Time-4 Positions)
Posting Number18TM0693
DepartmentCtr-Strategic Urban Ldrshp-Cmd
Overview
Posting Summary

The Classroom Assistant will support the classrooms serving children from ages 0-3 years and creating and maintaining a safe and stimulating environment for young children. This position is responsible for daily care of the children enrolled in his/her class. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following: physical caregiving, following an age appropriate daily plan, and facilitation of supportive relationships with co-workers, parents, and students. The Classroom Assistant II ensures, supports, and promotes each child’s safety, health, and development in cooperation with their families and other early childhood professionals in a manner consistent with NAEYC, NJDHS and child care licensing regulations

Position Status
Hours Per Week19.5
Daily Work Shift
FLSANonexempt
Position Salary$10-$12 per hour
Payroll DesignationPeopleSoft
Terms of AppointmentTemporary Staff Appointment – Hourly

Qualifications

Minimum Education and Experience

AA degree, preferably in the field of Early Childhood Education of Child Development from an accredited public or private institution of higher education. Child Development Associate (CDA) credential for Preschool Caregivers required or an equivalent credential that addresses comparable competencies; or must obtain the credential within one year of employment as a Classroom Assistant II.

Preferred Qualifications
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Must have (or be willing to obtain) training and experience necessary to develop consistent, stable, and supportive relationships with very young children. Ability to work as part of a multi-program/disciplinary team in providing a variety of services to children and families. Experience working with children from low income families. Valid First Aid/CPR card, food handler’s card, negative TB test, and clear criminal background check required.

Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work Environment
Special Conditions
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Posting Details

Posting Open Date
Posting Close Date
Open Until FilledNo
Special Instructions to Applicants
Regional CampusRutgers University-Camden
Home Location CampusRutgers University-Camden
Location Details

Pre-employment Screenings

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre-employment screenings.

Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/non-discrimination-statement

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Osteoporosis Prevention & Treatment Ctr Student Worker

Working TitleOsteoporosis Prevention & Treatment Ctr Student Worker
Anticipated Starting Academic TermFall
Job TypeStudent
Job CategoryAdministrative/Office Support
Federal Work Study Required?No
Job SummaryThe student will be involved in patient relations, answer phones, scheduling patient appointments, study recruitment assistance, database entry, filing, copying, faxing
Job RequirementsPrior customer service experience, familiarity or interest in medicine/medical terminology and Microsoft Office
Child Protection ClearancesThe following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.
Hourly Pay Rate$7.65
Anticipated Number of Openings2
Anticipated Hours per Week10-20
Anticipated Weekly Scheduleflexible
CampusPittsburgh
Primary Work LocationKaufmann Bldg, Suite 1110
Posting NumberS-07648-P

 

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled

 

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Student Software Developer (FALL)


Student Software Developer (FALL)  
Job Number:
 183298 
Organization
: CIMMS
Job Location
: United States-Oklahoma-Norman
Schedule
: Part-time
Work Schedule: Flexible, 10-20 hours per week
Salary Range: $10.00
Benefits Provided: No 
Required Attachments: Resume, Academic Transcripts, Class Schedule 

Job Description

 

The Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Studies (CIMMS) seeks to fill a Student Assistant position to contribute to CIMMS Meteorological Phenomena Identification Near the Ground (mPING) project (http://mping.ou.edu/).

The principal duties of this position are:

  • Develop technical expertise with the Python/Django RESTful system and the packages and tools used in the mPING project
  • Develop a plan for system improvements and changes to the mPING system with CIMMS personnel
  • Document the project by way of creating appropriate wiki pages
  • Potentially work on creating automated backup and system monitoring tools
  • Potentially make modifications and improvements to the iOS and Android mPING apps
  • Potentially develop new display web tools for research purposes
  •  

     

    Job Requirements

     

    Required Education: Must be currently enrolled in the current Fall 2018 Term as a student at the University of Oklahoma. Hiring contingent upon verification of current student status.

    • Must attach Fall 2018 oZONE class schedule.

    Skills:

    • Strong computer programming skills with particular emphasis on Python and PostgreSQL
    • Strong familiarity with the UNIX/Linux operating environment and web services such as Nginx, Django and RESTful web applications

    Department Preferences:

    • Optional experience with mobile app development on Android and/or iOS is a plus
    • Experience debugging and/or trouble shooting software and hardware issues
    • Experience working with complex software applications and web-based communications
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Ability to work both independently and cooperatively with others 
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    Special Instructions: If you are selected as a final candidate for this position, you will be subject to The University of Oklahoma Norman Campus Tuberculosis Testing policy.  To view the policy, visit https://hr.ou.edu/Policies-Handbooks/TB-Testing
     
    Hiring contingent upon a Background Check?: Yes
    Special Indications: None 
    Job Posting
    : Oct 30, 2018
    Unposting Date
    : Ongoing

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