Professional Area: Employment Category: Fulltime Staff Job Function:Wage Band: 114H
As a member of RIT Housing staff under the direction of the Assistant Director of Facilities, the Furniture Coordinator position will handle all furniture projects for RIT Housing apartments, resident halls, and Auxiliary Services, as well as any other projects as assigned. This position will work with our inventory person to ensure that we have the correct furniture, equipment and materials readily available to efficiently furnish our apartment units and resident halls as wellas expedite assigned projects. This person will also undertake helping to ensure the maintenance and repairs of furniture, as well as the maintenance of properties and other key projects as assigned throughout the summer and any additional projects throughout the year.
Detailed Job Description
Responsible for working with furniture vendors to establish and process furniture orders, approve purchases, request replacement furniture when furniture has been damaged or broken and is still under warranty
Assist in the selection and layout of furniture within the apartment units, residence halls, conference rooms, lounge areas and other areas under Auxiliary Services areas of operation
Coordinates all furniture movement, destruction, replacement and/or restoration of furniture in the residence halls, lounges and apartment areas; including, being responsible for the Summer turn process of coordinating and moving all furniture during the summer to other areas so that corresponding departments may clean, paint and provide services to the residence halls, apartment areas and lounges. Will also be responsible for returning furniture to its original placement after services have been rendered
Maintains a continuous supply of vacuum cleaners and repair, refurbish and replace when needed
Orders, monitors and repairs and/or sends for repairs appliances in the student lounges apartments and residence halls areas, including the televisions and microwaves
Assist in the maintenance and repairs of furniture located in the conference rooms, residence halls and other areas under Auxiliary Services areas of operation.
Responsible for hiring, training and the supervision of 10+ student employees
Participate and provide services during the afterhours on call rotation to respond to service calls received outside of normal business hours. Respond to emergency situations as needed in support of the rotational on-call maintenance program
Works closely with Residence Life and the Resident Coordinator to replace or move furniture within their area or operation
Submits orders to inventory personnel for trash/recycle cans for FMS during summer turn
Manages work orders daily
Establish system for tracking furniture to ensure all furniture remains in the correct locations.
Responsible for coordinating & managing furniture sales
OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED
Required Minimum Qualifications
3 - 5 years experience in property maintenance or maintenance of furniture in a residential environment consisting of multiple buildings/complexes
Verbal and written communicatons skills.
Great Customer relations.
Ability to plan and impliment special projects as assigned.
Problem solving ability.
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
PLEASE NOTE: The individual hired for this position will be required to have a pre-employment Motor Vehicle check, and the Motor Vehicle Report must clear RIT's Safe Driving Policy (please refer to page 4
Required Application Documents Curriculum Vitae or Resume
How to Apply
In order to be considered for this position, you must apply for it at: http://careers.rit.edu/staff. Click the link for search openings and in the keyword search field, enter the title of the position or the BR number. The direct link to this posting can be found here: https://sjobs.brassring.com/
Additional Details The hiring process for this position may require a criminal background check and/or motor vehicle records check. Any verbal or written offer made is contingent on satisfactory results, as determined by Human Resources.RIT does not discriminate. RIT promotes and values diversity, pluralism and inclusion in the work place. RIT provides equal opportunity to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, marital status, sex, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in its hiring, admissions, educational programs and activities.RIT provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities under the Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the New York Human Rights Law, or similar applicable law. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to your application for employment at RIT, please contact the Human Resources office at 585-475-2424 or email your request to Careers@rit.edu.
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