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Facilities Operations Assistant - Seasonal Opportunity

Company: College of the Holy Cross
Location: Worcester
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Facilities Operations Assistant - Seasonal Opportunity

About College of the Holy Cross:

Founded in 1843 in Worcester, Massachusetts, the College of the Holy Cross is among the nation's leading liberal arts institutions. A highly selective, four-year, exclusively undergraduate college of 3,100 students, Holy Cross is renowned for offering a rigorous, personalized education in the Jesuit, Catholic tradition.

Holy Cross highly values the unique skills, perspective, talents and passion that each employee contributes to its learning community. To work at The College is to accept an invitation to participate in the growth and development of all campus members, students, faculty and staff. The College's commitment to diversity is an important feature of the Holy Cross education. Informed by the presence of diverse interpretations of the human experience, Holy Cross is building a community marked by freedom, mutual respect, and civility. We seek others who support our values of diversity and inclusiveness. Job candidates of all diverse backgrounds who embrace the open and inclusive culture of Holy Cross are welcome and encouraged to apply.

Job Description:

The Facilities Operation Assistant at the Luth Complex is responsible for maintaining a safe environment for the proper users of the facility, including Holy Cross students, faculty, administration and staff during gym hours. Duties include, but are not limited to, opening and closing of the building, recording the gym users in the monitor's log, prohibiting non Holy Cross people from using the gym, making sure the users change their shoes before using the gym, prohibiting the use of varsity equipment and dry mopping of courts when needed.


  • Verify that patrons using the facility are either Holy Cross community or rental groups. Check IDs of people using facility. No unauthorized persons using the facility, i.e., high school students, neighborhood children, or other college students.
  • Supervise work-study students. Verify work-study students on time and working whole work shift. Verify job duties are being performed in safe and professional way.
  • Lock up building at closing time following lock-up procedures. Verify that building is empty, lights off, and all doors locked and secured on the sign-out sheet.
  • Record and report accidents, vandalism, or any incidents that occur in the building. Activate the emergency action plan if needed. Log/record any accident or incident. Prevent vandalism and thefts in the building.
  • Assist as needed for various sporting events.
  • Perform any errand or assignment requested by athletic management
  • Flexible work availability on weekends.


    To mitigate the spread and effects of COVID-19, and as an integral part of its public health and safety measures, College of the Holy Cross requires that all successful applicants show proof of full, up-to-date vaccination (including a booster dose once eligible) by an FDA-approved COVID-19 vaccine before beginning employment, unless an accommodation exempting the applicant from this policy has been granted. Applicants who wish to request an accommodation based on a disability or sincerely-held religious belief should inform Human Resources after an offer of employment is extended; please do not include any medical, genetic, or religious information in your application materials.

    Minimum Qualifications:
    • High School diploma required or equivalent
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Positive / Professional attitude

      Additional Information:

      This is a part-time seasonal position.

      College Description

      The College of the Holy Cross is a private, Jesuit Catholic, undergraduate institution serving approximately 3,100 students. Founded in 1843, Holy Cross is the oldest Catholic college in New England and has a tradition of academic excellence. It is located atop Mount Saint James in Worcester, Massachusetts. The picturesque, 174-acre campus is an award-winning and registered arboretum.

      Region Description

      Worcester is a city of approximately 200,000 people centrally located in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. It is approximately one hour from Boston, Hartford, and Providence, and three hours from New York City. Worcester is known as the Heart of the Commonwealth. Worcester offers many cultural and recreational opportunities

      The College of the Holy Cross is an EEO/AA/Disability/Vets Employer.

      A member of the Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts (HECCMA).

      To review our Employee Benefit Options, please go to:

      Holy Cross Benefits at a Glance PDF for download:

      Application Instructions:

      Please attach a cover letter addressing the position requirements along with your resume.

      In your cover letter please address how your work might support the College's mission as a Jesuit, undergraduate liberal arts college (see ) and its core commitment to diversity and inclusion. Please provide examples of any past work that illuminate your commitments in these areas. For more information, please visit .

      Review of applications will begin as received and continue until the position has been filled.

      To apply, visit

      The College of the Holy Cross is a highly selective Catholic liberal arts college in the Jesuit tradition. It enrolls about 3,000 students and is located in a medium-sized city 45 miles west of Boston. The College seeks faculty members whose scholarship, teaching, advising, and on- and off-campus service demonstrate commitment to the educational benefits of a richly diverse community. Holy Cross aspires to meet the needs of dual-career couples, in part through its membership in Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts () and the New England Higher Education Recruitment Consortium ()


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