Facilities Operations Student Positions

Summer Positions | Application Process

Facilities Operations employs many students throughout the summer to help maintain and improve our residence halls. Student employees will be based out one of four locations: West (Southwest/CHCRC), East (Ohill/Central/Northeast/Sylvan/North), Central Services, and the Operations Center. Students interested in working over the summer should review the available postilions below. Eligible students must be enrolled for at least 6 credits for the fall semester. In addition, most positions require a commitment to work during Fall Move-In and may require a valid driver's license. 

Summer Positions

Office Assistant
Starting salary: $13.00
Work Schedule: 37.5 hours/week over summer
Hours: Monday – Friday  7:00 am – 3:00 pm

Duties include:

  • General office tasks such as cutting/closing work orders in TMA system (maintenance system).  Answering telephones, sorting mail, filing, scanning and copying documents, data entry, and various projects as needed.
  • Work in key office distributing keys.

Qualifications:

  • Customer service skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Basic computer skills

Housing Operations Crew
Starting salary: $13.00
Work Schedule: 37.5 hours/week over summer
Hours: Monday – Friday  7:00 am –  3:00 pm

Duties include:

  • Provide, inspect, and repair furniture for student rooms, lounges, and staff in Residence Halls.
  • Deliver ordered material and supplies throughout area.
  • Transport construction debris from area to transfer station.
  • Receive store and inventory materials for HOA storerooms.
  • May provide coverage for key office. 

Qualifications:

  • Class D license required.
  • Ability to lift heavy objects.
  • Basic computer skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality 

Maintenance/Paint Assistant
Starting salary: $13.00
Work Schedule: 37.5 hours/week over summer
Hours: Monday – Friday  7:00 am – 3:00 pm

Duties include:

  • Painting student rooms and public spaces within the residence halls.
  • Assisting trades staff on maintenance concerns and projects within the residence halls.     
  • Assist with special projects as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Preferred painting and trades experience.
  • Ability to be trained painting and maintenance techniques.
  • Ability to walk for extended periods of time and climb ladders.

Special Projects Assistant
Starting salary: $13.00
Work Schedule: 37.5 hours/week over summer
Hours: Monday – Friday  7:00 am - 3:00 pm

Duties include:

  • Grounds work (mowing, raking, plant bed creation and maintenance, etc.) 
  • Removing construction debris from on-going projects
  • Moving furniture and other equipment as needed   

Qualifications:

  • Preferred landscaping or comparable outdoor experience
  • Ability to lift heavy objects

Application Process

Please submit the Application for Student Employment. Be sure to indicate your position and area preference if you have them. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Please submit your packet to the Residential Life Human Resources via email at ResLifeHR@sacl.umass.edu.