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Facilities Attendant, Continuing Education

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Job ID: 13502

Updated: September 20, 2017

Location: Main Campus

Position Overview

Central Services in Continuing Education is currently seeking a  Recurring Part-time Facilities Attendant.

Reporting to the Manager of Business Operations and Student Services, the purpose of this position is to provide administrative and basic technology support to evening instructors at the Main and Downtown Campus, and to set-up classrooms for seminars the following day. Facility Attendants will ensure the classrooms and computer labs are setup appropriately and that cleanliness is assured prior to course section start times, provide access and way-finding assistance to students and instructors, and provide administrative support to instructors as required, i.e. photocopying. Preparation of rooms for the next-days sessions is also required of this position.

Hours of Work:

Typically required the second week of January to the end of June, and the second week of September to the second week of December (dependent on operational requirements)

Required to work part time Monday-Thursday, 5.0 hour shift, 16:30 to 22:30 on main campus and at DTC and/or Saturday, 8.0 - 8.5 hour shift, 07:30 to 17:00 on main campus and 08:00 to 17:00 at DTC

Rotation of shifts is shared between Facilities Attendants at the Seminar Centre and the Downtown Campus

Position Description

Summary of Key Responsibilities (job functions include but are not limited to):

  • Provide basic technical support to instructors, i.e orient them to the systems in place and troubleshoot computer problems
  • Orient instructors to the main campus and downtown campus facilities
  • Make last minute room changes at class start times
  • Ensure rooms are clean prior to start (note: the DTC cleaning staff does most of this but occasionally it is missed)
  • Provide assistance to instructors with course materials and supplies as required, (i.e last minute photocopying)
  • Deliver course materials and supplies to the classrooms as needed
  • Respond to requests for last minute emergencies
  • Help to direct students and instructors to classrooms as needed
  • Set up rooms for classes the next day based on enrollment counts, learning requirements and instructor requests (i.e U-shape or pod set-up, flip charts, etc.)
  • Other duties as assigned (clean whiteboards, return speakers and CPU remotes to the drop box, ensure LCD projectors are turned off, etc)

Qualifications / Requirements:

  • Must be able to work independently, exhibit responsibility, possess strong customer service skills and follow directives
  • Must have effective communication and organizational skills, and be able to work flexible hours (including Saturdays)
  • Previous related customer service experience is required
  • Status as an existing University of Calgary student is preferred

Application Deadline:  August 16, 2017

We would like to thank all applicants in advance for submitting their resumes. Please note, only those candidates chosen to continue on through the selection process will be contacted.

Additional Information

This position is part of the AUPE bargaining unit, and falls under the General Job Family, Phase I.

To find out more about management and staff opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view our Management and Staff Careers website

About the University of Calgary

The University of Calgary is Canada’s leading next-generation university – a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in the nation’s most enterprising city, the university is making tremendous progress on its Eyes High journey to be recognized as one of Canada’s top five research universities, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community it both serves and leads. The University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines. For more information, visit

The University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their professional success while they are here. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply, however preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.


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