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Under the supervision of the Building Supervisor, this position provides services in support of University Recreation & Wellbeing. This position's primary responsibility is support the operation, maintenance, and upkeep of all indoor and outdoor recreational sports facilities and equipment. This position will mainly be required to work at the Nicholas Recreation Center, Monday-Friday during the day. Typical hours are 7am - 3pm. Work hours are subject to change to meet the needs of Rec Well. This position may be required to work at all Rec Well facilities as needed. This employee must be able to spend substantial time on their feet and is under the supervision of the Building Supervisor, this position provides services in support of University Recreation & Wellbeing. This position's primary responsibility is support the operation, maintenance, and upkeep of all indoor and outdoor recreational sports facilities and equipment. This position will mainly be required to work at the Nicholas Recreation Center, Monday-Friday during the day. Typical hours are 7am - 3pm. Work hours are subject to change to meet the needs of Rec Well. This position may be required to work at all Rec Well facilities as needed. This employee must be able to spend substantial time on their feet and is also able to perform lifting regularly up to 50 lbs, occasionally up to 100 lbs. also able to perform lifting regularly up to 50 lbs, occasionally up to 100 lbs.
Inspects, maintains, and repairs basic equipment and facilities to ensure property meets established standards and to prevent further damage. Assists with construction, and operational maintenance as needed.
35% Utilizes equipment to repair and maintain standard machinery, equipment, and facility property to prevent further damage and ensure optimal operation
35% Performs routine facility inspections and monitors cleanliness
15% Troubleshoots, escalates, and documents issues according to established policies and procedures
5% Receives, inspects, inventories, and distributes deliveries to appropriate entities under general supervision
10% Assists trades, crafts, vendors, and technical staff with construction, design, and operational maintenance as needed
Develop strong working relationships with campus partners such as Physical Plant, Risk Management, and Environmental Health and Safety.
Attend Divisional Staff meetings and trainings.
Attend state, regional, and national conferences as approved to keep abreast of current trends and issues. Participate in trade shows and other professional development opportunities presented by the department.
Pursue and maintain all necessary certifications related to job responsibilities (American Red Cross Adult CPR/FA/AED)
Serve on department, division, or university committees as requested.
On an occasional basis, exercise flexibility to work evening or weekend hours.
Institutional Statement on Diversity:
Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.
> Fitness equipment repair or mechanical/electrical diagnostics and repair. > Perform skilled repair and maintenance on facilities related to carpentry, painting, structural, plumbing, electrical, heating, ventilation, HVAC, and mechanical systems.
Rec Well is part of Student Affairs at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, led by the vice chancellor for student affairs. Our staff is dedicated to serving students and to helping them succeed in and out of the classroom in areas including health and well-being, identity and inclusion, leadership and engagement, and student advocacy. Student Affairs includes departments led by the dean of students; departments that provide identity-based spaces and leadership resources; the Wisconsin Union; University Health Services; and University Recreation and Wellbeing.
About the University of Wisconsin-Madison: Since its founding in 1848, the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus has been a catalyst for the extraordinary. As a public land-grant university and prolific research institution, our students, staff, and faculty members partake in a world-class education and solve real-world problems. With the Wisconsin Idea as our guiding principle, we're not only changing the 936 acres we call home-Badgers are also creating a better future for Wisconsin, the nation, and the world.
About the City of Madison: With a population of 255,000, Madison, WI has small town feels and big city amenities. One of only two major U.S. cities built on an isthmus, Madison is nestled between 15,000 acres of lakes and has an extensive network of parks and 200+ miles of biking trails. Madisonians enjoy the city's rich culture, which revolves around a keen appreciation for the food, arts, and recreation. The city is consistently recognized as a great place to live:
> #4 Fittest City in the U.S. - ACSM American Fitness Index, 2020 > #1 Cities with the Best Work-Life Balance - smartasset.com, 2020 > #3 Top 100 Best Places to Live - Livability.com, 2019 > #2 Most Walkable Cities - Expedia, 2018 > One of the Best Small Cities in America - National Geographic, 2018 > #15 Best Public Schools in the U.S. - US News, 2018 > #5 Best Places to Live for Quality of Life - US News, 2020
How to Apply:
To apply for this position, you will need to upload a resume. You will also be asked to provide three professional references.
The deadline for assuring full consideration is October 9, 2022; however, the position will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.
Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.
The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
The University of Wisconsin–Madison has been a catalyst for the extraordinary since its founding in 1848. Our students, staff, and faculty partake in world-class education and conduct prolific research that solves real-world problems. Our guiding principle is the Wisconsin Idea, a commitment to outreach that creates a better future for our state, our nation, and the world. We value the contributions of each person and recognize that diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation.