Facilities Assistant – (Los Angeles, California, United States)

Founded in 1896, the Gould School of Law has a distinguished past built on the principles of equity and excellence, and the courage to break new ground. USC first introduced legal education in Southern California. Today, the Law School continues to make history through its philosophy of innovation and through its people. USC Gould cultivates analytical ability, ethical values, and a spirit of collegiality that prepare students for meaningful careers benefiting society. It was one of the first law schools to engage students in clinical programs and remains a leader in experiential education.

USC’s Gould School of Law is seeking an experienced and motivated professional to join our Facilities team.  The Facilities Assistant will play a multi-faceted role to support the day-to-day management of our building and offices.  The successful candidate will provide exceptional support to our faculty and staff and manage multiple projects in compliance with university safety regulations.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Preferred Education: Bachelor’s Degree and/or Specialized/Technical Training

  • Preferred Experience: 1 year

  • Preferred Field of Expertise: Prefer facilities management experience with knowledge of building and safety code requirements.

Job Accountabilities:

  • Oversees upkeep of Faculty Lounge and patio including ordering and stocking beverages, plant maintenance and furniture set-up

  • Prepares classrooms for approaching semesters

  • Processes data entry and oversees inventory for artwork

  • Stocks supplies and copy paper for staff and faculty

  • Distributes supplies upon delivery

  • Sorts/processes incoming and outgoing mail

  • Processes mail requisition forms

  • Assists with miscellaneous building duties, office moves, etc.

  • Liaises with FMS department for building repairs and other services needed

  • Participates as a member of the Emergency Preparedness Committee

  • Acts as 3rd floor marshal for emergency drills and real-life evacuation events

  • Depending on law school business needs, will assist minimally with exam administration and/or proctoring each semester, and commencement each year.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested. The university reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate:

  • Strong customer service skills

  • A high level of professionalism

  • Ability to troubleshoot and problem solve

  • Ability to juggle multiple projects

  • Sound judgment

  • Attention to detail

ATTENTION:  Applicants must upload a cover letter and a resume to be considered for this position.

The hourly rate range for this position is $23.14 – $26.67. When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state, and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.

Learn more about our benefits and perks here: https://employees.usc.edu/benefits-perks/

Equity, diversity, inclusion, opportunity and access are of central importance to the Gould School of Law (Gould).  Gould holds a unique position in society, and within the university, as every aspect of these principles are influenced by and can be protected through legal rules and institutions.  At Gould, we are proudly committed to maintaining a community in which each person respects the rights of others to live, work, and learn in peace and dignity, to be proud of who and what they are, and to have equal opportunity to realize their full potential as individuals and members of society.

Minimum Education: High school or equivalent, Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education
Minimum Experience: 6 – 12 months
Minimum Field of Expertise: Knowledge of computer software for tracking and maintenance of facilities project data, e.g., status and cost estimates.

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