Laramie County Community College

  • Student Assistant, Maintenance (Residential Living)

    Job Location US-WY-Cheyenne
    Posted Date 1 month ago(10/11/2018 11:52 AM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    The mission of Laramie County Community College is to transform our students' lives through the power of inspired learning. Our over-arching goal is that our accomplishments as a community college will distinguish LCCC from others in the nation, in turn benefiting our communities and bringing pride to the Great State of Wyoming.  Our core values include Passion, Authenticity, and the Desire to Make a Difference. 


    This is a part-time, temporary position.


    Job Summary:

    Core responsibilities of this position include:

    The Student Assistant position for LCCC is a part-time, non-benefited, student position that requires current enrollment at LCCC and requires that the student currently reside within one of the resident halls. Students that are Federal Work Study eligible are encouraged to apply. (Students may speak with the LCCC Student Hub and Financial Aid to determine if they are Federal Work Study eligible.) This position assists the plant maintenance staff in assuring that residence hall occupants have a positive campus living experience by helping maintain the safety and quality of the facility. This position is responsible for routine inspection of the resident halls for damage, maintenance, inoperable equipment, and establishes any need for repair or maintenance. This position will serve as a key point of contact for residents and employees to report maintenance/repair issues; this position will triage requests and open work orders through the physical plant office. Additionally this position is responsible for minor repair of operational systems such as lighting, heating, cooling, and safety devices. The position is responsible for responding to urgent problems and emergencies within the resident hall(s) after normal business hours and notifies the appropriate management or on-call maintenance staff when additional resources are required. Individuals in this position are expected to represent the Department and LCCC in a professional manner.

    LCCC in its strategic plan has identified important Core Values and Aspirational Values, which are inherent in the cultural fabric of the College.  The person fulfilling this role is expected to bear these qualities and advocate for them.


    Other tasks may be assigned based on contemporary institutional need.


    Compensation: $10.03/hr. commensurate with experience.


    Screening Date: Position is open until filled. 


    Start Date: Fall/2018.


    Essential Functions

    Essential Functions:  


    Department Support Functions:

    This work may be performed in an industrial setting and all Personal Protective Equipment and Safety Standards must be utilized.

    • Serve as an essential communications interface between students and residence hall staff to insure that service concerns and chronic maintenance issues are addressed
    • Routinely inspect campus resident halls for damage, inoperable equipment, cosmetic issues and systems in need of repair
    • Field after-hours maintenance requests that are urgent or emergencies within the resident hall(s) and notifies the appropriate management or on-call maintenance staff when additional resources are required
    • Generate work orders from resident hall staff and student requests and from inspections to address the repair needs, building system failures, and damage
    • Perform minor maintenance and repair as the time allotted for the position permits
    • Inspect lighting around campus and replace lamps as necessary
    • Compile a list of bad ballasts and locations for electrician to replace
    • Assist with the cleaning and maintenance of equipment, tools, and work areas
    • Assist with the organization and inventory of supplies and equipment in accordance with department policy and practices
    • Promptly report any damaged equipment, tools, or safety concerns to supervisors
    • Replace equipment filters as directed
    • Assist department supervisors and technicians on projects and repairs
    • Attend training/instruction on and help facilitate the program safety procedures/practices

    Administrative Support Functions:

    • Report emergencies or critical conditions immediately to the MEP Supervisor, work control center and/or Campus Safety
    • Assist department team members through preparing materials, monitoring supply inventories and assisting the operational functions of the department
    • Provide general customer service through responding to inquiries, requests for repairs and updates regarding pending projects
    • Support the department with special projects through completing tasks as assigned
    • Communicate and plan accordingly with supervisors to develop and establish a work schedule for the semester
    • Promptly communicate any changes to established schedules and seek advanced approval for known schedule conflicts or requests
    • Assist with any documentation or department paperwork required for the essential functions of this position


    Nonessential Functions:  

    An employee in this position may perform some of these responsibilities on an infrequent basis:

    • Cleaning and organization of the office and department areas
    • Attend and assist with department meetings and functions as needed
    • Attend applicable training sessions as needed


    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Knowledge and ability with personal computing applications – specifically Microsoft Office Suite (e.g., Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint), Adobe products (e.g., Reader, Professional), as well as database management systems
    • Knowledge and skill in working with industrial equipment and in an industrial setting
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality standards
    • Ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with area supervisor to resolve work and college course scheduling conflicts
    • Ability to read and interpret instructions in oral, written, or diagrammatical form (e.g., a flow chart of a process)
    • Excellent customer service skills; ability to communicate clearly with a variety of people, in one-to-one and small group settings – either face-to-face, by telephone, or by other electronic means
    • Ability to communicate in an informative manner and effectively listen
    • Ability to support time-based requests; able to function effectively in a multi-tasking, fast-paced environment with deadlines and frequent interruptions
    • Ability to respond to basic inquiries from faculty, staff, or other students
    • Knowledge of basic office equipment including computer, copier, fax machine, and telephone


    Physical/Mental Demands: 

    • The essential functions of this position requires the ability to work in an industrial setting including but not limited to working on elevated equipment, in confined spaces, electrical equipment, complex machines, and chemicals; appropriate safety precautions, equipment, and procedures must be utilized at all times
    • While performing the essential duties of this position, an employee would frequently be required to squat, bend, twist, kneel, sit, stand, climb, and extend arms over head
    • Work in assorted environments and conditions above ceilings, on roofs, outside, inside, mechanical rooms, tunnels, labs, arena, hallways, meeting rooms and various campus facilities
    • Exposure to and use of safety equipment for outdoor weather extremes for extended periods
    • Exposure to and use of safety equipment for hazardous materials, chemicals, and fuels/petroleum products
    • May be required to climb ladders, maneuver in confined spaces, and work with tools/equipment in unconventional positions
    • The ability to comply with highly inflexible deadlines is required to successfully perform the essential functions of this position; there will be multiple occurrences of sudden, urgent task completion required
    • While performing the essential functions of this position a variable work schedule may be required including long workdays, evenings, on-call service, and weekends as needed
    • There may be occurrences of interacting with employees and/or students, past employees and/or students, members of the general public, and others who express opinions, may exhibit strong emotions, which will require the employee to interact professionally, diplomatically, and appropriately in such situations
    • There may be multiple/daily instances of prolonged sitting, standing, and personal computer use, which would include keyboard and/or mouse usage as well as viewing a computer monitor
    • To perform the essential functions of this position an employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally use team lift techniques for lifts over 50 pounds
    • Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus
    • The overall work environment requires the mental ability to shift focal point quickly due to interruptions; an employee must be able to mentally track multiple projects and jobs along with being able to respond quickly to emergency situations
    • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate; however, there may be unexpected instances of somewhat loud sounds




    • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent
    • Admission at LCCC and continued enrollment in a minimum of 6 credits a semester, (exceptions may be given for summer term with supervisor approval)
    • Current resident of LCCC Resident Hall for duration of employment
    • Valid Driver’s License and driving record that provides the ability to be insured by the College’s insurance provider


    • One year of experience in an industrial setting




    Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer


    Laramie County Community College is committed to providing a safe and nondiscriminatory educational and employment environment. The college does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation or other status protected by law. Sexual harassment, including sexual violence, is a form of sex discrimination prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. The college does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational, extracurricular, athletic or other programs or in the context of employment.


    The College has a designated person to monitor compliance and to answer any questions regarding the college’s non-discrimination policies:  Please contact: Title IX and ADA Coordinator, Room 205B, Pathfinder Building, 1400 E College Drive, Cheyenne, WY  82007, 307-778-1217,




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