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Azusa Pacific University

Azusa, California, United States

Date Posted:
02/28/2012
Categories:
Other
Denomination:
Church Size:
Not Applicable
Job Type:
Full-Time
Azusa Pacific University
Job Description:
Azusa Pacific University is a comprehensive, evangelical, Christian university located 26 miles northeast of Los Angeles, California. A leader in the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities, APU is committed to excellence in higher education. Offering over 80 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs on campus, online, and at seven regional centers across Southern California, APU has been recognized as one of U.S.News & World Report's Best Colleges for seven years running. The university provides outstanding opportunities for staff in advancement, professional growth, and Christian ministry. APU seeks staff who model excellence in their discipline and have a clear and compelling understanding of their faith and Christian commitment.

To apply for this position an APU staff application must be completed and submitted to the Office of Human Resources along with a cover letter and resume. Please visit our website for the application procedure and employment application. http://www.apu.edu/humanresources/apply/

Description
This person performs maintenance and repairs in general building maintenance areas including carpentry, plumbing, electrical, air conditioning, painting, and plastering with journeyman level skills in one of these areas; under moderate direction and guidance.

Examples of Duties
* Leads, assists, and independently completes installation, repairs, and maintenance of building equipment and systems as appropriate.
* Installs, repairs, and maintains building equipment and systems as appropriate.
* Troubleshoots, and oversees operation of building equipment and systems.
* May be asked to operate university vehicles including vans, “putts”, forklifts and “man-lift” devices.
* Maintains safe and clean work conditions in the areas assigned.
* Performs a variety of duties in the maintenance of the university as requested by supervisor.

Education
Associates degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school or, equivalent combination of education and experience, or equivalent in demonstrated abilities.

Experience
Two to six years related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience, or equivalent in demonstrated abilities. Copy of DMV driving record will be required before interviewing.

Skills
• Leads and assists others with construction, installation, maintenance, repair and preparation/cleanup work and/or independently performs work involving non-routine and complex maintenance and repair of buildings, equipment, fixtures, etc. • Operates various basic and complex hand and power tools including calibration and test equipment. • Ability to read, interpret, and/or prepare complex reports and correspondence such as operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals and blueprints. • Ability to speak effectively before groups of co-workers, faculty, staff and/or students of the university. • Ability to apply concepts of advanced algebra and basic geometry. • Ability to apply enhanced understanding to carry out incomplete instructions furnished in written or oral form. • Ability to solve problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. • Must be familiar with using a personal computer operating in a Windows-based environment to perform rudimentary functions, or should have the ability to learn PC skills with structured training. • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Word and Excel. • Must possess and maintain a valid California driver license.

Mental Demands
• Ability to follow directions through an understanding of the department’s objectives and critical areas of operation. • Ability to work around machinery with electrical components and moving parts thus requiring a high degree of concentration. • Imperative ability to work in a team environment and participate in the appropriate assistance of co-workers. • Able to understand document procedure. • Ability to exercise good judgment and discretion. • In agreement with the purpose and goals of Azusa Pacific University in providing a Christian-based education for its students.

Physical Demands
• Ability to stand, sit, and walk. Use hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, talk or hear, taste or smell, and use hands and fingers to operate a keyboard and telephone. • Ability to frequently lift up to 50 pounds, and may be required to lift more than 100 pounds.

Visual Demands
Computer monitor and reading. Close, color, distance, peripheral, and the ability to adjust focus.

Environment
• Must be able to work near moving mechanical parts, in high places, with fumes and airborne particles, in both indoor and outdoor weather conditions. • Subject to the noise and hazards of machinery, electrical current, and working on scaffolding, and man-lifts of various types. • Must be able to respond to university needs on off-hours as part of an “on-call” rotating schedule. • Must be able to respond to emergency situations (earthquake, fire, flooding, etc.) and independently secure or lead others in securing a safe environment. • Copy of DMV driving record will be required before interviewing.

Details
Full-time, temporary position. Salary to be determined based on qualifications and experience.

To apply for this position an APU staff application must be completed and submitted to the Office of Human Resources along with a cover letter and resume. Please visit our website for the application procedure and employment application. http://www.apu.edu/humanresources/apply/
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Azusa Pacific University

Azusa Pacific University is a Christian University nestled in the scenic San Gabriel Valley of Southern California—only minutes from the mountains and an hour from the ocean and the desert. Azusa Pacific University has much more than a beautiful campus and a great location. Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, APU is one of the leading evangelical Christian universities in the United States, offering more than 60 undergraduate areas of study, 26 master’s degrees, and 7 doctorates to more than 8,100 students. The univer More...