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The College of Architecture, Art, and Planning (AAP) is home to almost 800 students, 100 visiting and full-time faculty dedicated to the study of the art and science of the built environment, and about 60 staff members. A small and vital college in one of the nation's foremost research universities, Cornell AAP has educated many of the most influential theorists and practitioners in the country. We are committed to the belief that architecture, art, and planning are simultaneously intellectual and material practices, and that leadership in cultural production demands both expertise in a specific discipline and wide knowledge in the liberal arts.
Cornell's Ithaca campus is the physical and academic center for Cornell AAP, but given the global nature of our interests, the college has extended its reach to include permanent programs in the historic center of Rome and in what was traditionally known as lower Manhattan's financial district area in New York City. The departments offer additional extensive opportunities for international study across the globe. In Ithaca, the college spans five buildings, including Milstein Hall, historic Sibley Hall, an 8,000-square-foot digital and analog shop facility and the Fine Arts Library in Rand Hall, Tjaden Hall, and the land-marked Foundry building.
The Facilities Assistant assists with the daily facility needs throughout the College of Architecture, Art, and Planning's (AAP) buildings.
Duties include, moving furniture, supplies, and equipment, investigating and ensuring the repair of basic maintenance issues, monitoring and ensuring the building's cleanliness, removal of recycling and trash, and assisting the Facilities Supervisor and Director with ensuring the ongoing safety and regulatory compliance of the college's buildings. Support the Supervisor and Director on larger projects. AAP also owns a historic house in college town, the Miller Heller house, where it maintains four rent-able apartments. This position assists with the ongoing mowing and shoveling needs as well as turning over apartments when required.
This position frequently assists faculty and students with the core academic mission, including setting up faculty research and teaching spaces and helping students set up their projects for presentation. Must provide excellent customer service and build and maintain trust Excellent customer service skills are required.
High school diploma or equivalent with 2-4 years relevant experience. Ability to lift and move heavy objects and climb stairs. Strong commitment to recycling and composting. Basic mechanical skills and understanding of building systems. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with a wide variety of people. Ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple projects with tight deadlines in order to satisfy the occupants as well as the project coordinators.
Excellent oral and written communication skills; strong organization and customer service skills. Demonstrate effective listening skills. Basic office skills, including experience with Microsoft Office, email, and ability to research on the internet.
Must have a clean driving record and maintain a license. Frequently tows medium sized trailers.
There is no visa sponsorship and no relocation funds for this position.
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