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Facility Assistant (25 Open Positions)

Company: University of Arkansas
Location: Fayetteville
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

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Type of Position:

Staff (Classified)

Workstudy Position:


Job Type:

Temporary (Fixed Term)

Work Shift:

Sponsorship Available:


Institution Name:

University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Founded in 1871, the University of Arkansas is a land grant institution, classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the nation's top 2 percent of universities with the highest level of research activity. The University of Arkansas works to advance Arkansas and build a better world through education, research and outreach by providing transformational opportunities and skills, promoting an inclusive and diverse culture and climate, and nurturing creativity, discovery and the spread of new ideas and innovations.

The University of Arkansas campus is located in Fayetteville, a welcoming community ranked as one of the best places to live in the U.S. The growing region surrounding Fayetteville is home to numerous Fortune 500 companies and one of the nation's strongest economies. Northwest Arkansas is also quickly gaining a national reputation for its focus on the arts and overall quality of life.

As an employer, the University of Arkansas offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance. The benefits package includes university contributions to health, dental, life and disability insurance, tuition waivers for employees and their families, 12 official holidays, immediate leave accrual, and a choice of retirement programs with university contributions ranging from 5 to 10% of employee salary.

Below you will find the details for the position including any supplementary documentation and questions, you should review before applying for the opening.

If you have a disability and need assistance with the hiring process, please submit a request via the Disability Accommodations - OEOC - University of Arkansas (uark.edu) : Request an Accommodation. Applicants are required to submit a request for each position of which they have applied.

For general application assistance or if you have questions about a job posting, please contact Human Resources at 479.575.5351.


Facility Assistant

Department's Website:

Summary of Job Duties:

Facility Assistants are responsible for facility access, greeting members and guests as they enter the HPER Building, and assisting in any needed member service. Verifying student, Faculty/Staff, and Alumni memberships is one of the most important responsibilities of the Facility Assistant position.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Current University of Arkansas student
  • Must possess Pediatric & Adult First Aid,---CPR, and---AED---certification or be able to obtain certifications within 40 days of hire (UREC will provide a certification opportunity, if needed)
    Required License(s), Certification(s), & Background Checks:

    * Pediatric & Adult First Aid,---CPR, and---AED---certification or be able to obtain certification within 40 days of hire (UREC will provide a certification opportunity, if needed)

    Preferred Qualifications:

    * Previous experience working in a gym/fitness facility

    Additional Information:

    Graduate students subject to background checks.

    Salary Information:

    $11.00 per hour

    Required Documents to Apply:

    Cover Letter/Letter of Application, Resume

    Optional Documents:

    List of three Professional References (name, email, business title)

    Recruitment Contact Information:

    Adam Esteban Rodriguez, Graduate Asst, Facility Operations, er047@uark.edu

    All application materials must be uploaded to the University of Arkansas System Career Site

    Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.

    Special Instructions to Applicants:

    Pre-employment Screening Requirements:

    Criminal Background Check, Sex Offender Registry

    The University of Arkansas is committed to providing a safe campus community. We conduct background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background checks include a criminal background check and a sex offender registry check. For certain positions, there may also be a financial (credit) background check, a Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) check, and/or drug screening. Required checks are identified in the position listing. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

    The University of Arkansas seeks to attract, develop and retain high quality faculty, staff and administrators that consistently display practices and behaviors to advance a culture and climate that embeds inclusion, diversity, equity, and access. For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

    The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to race/color, sex, gender, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law.

    Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

    Constant Physical Activity:

    Hearing, Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding, Reaching, Repetitive Motion, Sitting, Talking

    Frequent Physical Activity:

    Climbing, Feeling

    Occasional Physical Activity:

    Balancing, Crawling, Crouching, Grasping, Kneeling, Lifting, Pulling, Pushing, Standing, Stooping, Walking

    Benefits Eligible:


Keywords: University of Arkansas, Fayetteville , Facility Assistant (25 Open Positions), Other , Fayetteville, North Carolina

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