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Position Classification Description

Position Class Code / Title: V5004 / University House Coord
Recruitment Tier: Tier 1
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Grade: 06

This is a description of a Staff Position Classification. It is not an announcement of a position opening. To view descriptions of current openings, please go to UNMJobs and Search Postings to view positions that are currently accepting applications.

The following statements are intended to describe, in broad terms, the general functions and responsibility levels characteristic of positions assigned to this classification. They should not be viewed as an exhaustive list of the specific duties and prerequisites applicable to individual positions that have been so classified.


Provides housekeeping services and coordinates the provision of maintenance services at the University House. Participates in the coordination of special events held at the University House and performs a variety of activities to ensure the cleanliness, safety and proper working order of the University House.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Provides housekeeping services for the University House to ensure the cleanliness, safety and proper working order of all living areas.
  2. Performs a variety of cleaning activities such as dusting, mopping, vacuuming, washing and ironing linens, tablecloths, napkins, and other items as needed.
  3. Coordinates and may oversee repair, maintenance and landscaping activities, as appropriate to include the coordination of safety inspections, submitting work orders and scheduling repairs.
  4. Maintains University House calendar to include repairs, events, visitors, tours, and activities. Communicates directly with numerous divisions within the Physical Plant Department, catering services, university departments, and outside vendors to coordinate and schedule.
  5. Provides support and coordination activities in preparation for, and during, special events held at the University House as needed.
  6. Answers the telephone, takes messages, routes incoming mail and runs errands as appropriate.
  7. Purchases groceries and orders supplies as needed.
  8. May lead or guide other staff or volunteers performing related work.
  9. May prepare or assist in the preparation of a wide variety of food items for breakfasts, lunches, dinners, and receptions held at University House.
  10. May participate in activities related to the care and well-being of house pets.
  11. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Minimum Job Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED; at least 1 year of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
  • Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Knowledge of laundry cleaning procedures.
  • Knowledge of culinary practices.
  • Ability to perform housekeeping activities.
  • Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures.
  • Ability to safely use cleaning equipment and supplies.
  • Ability to answer telephone and take messages.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion in all communications on behalf of University House, its occupants and guests.

Conditions of Employment

  • Possession of a valid New Mexico driver's license is a requirement for this job.
  • Must pass a pre-employment criminal background check.
  • This position is represented by a labor union and is subject to the terms and conditions of the USUNM Collective Bargaining Agreement.
  • Successful candidate must submit to a pre-placement medical clearance through Employee Occupational Health Services.

Working Conditions and Physical Effort

  • Moderate physical activity. Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 25 pounds or standing and/or walking for more than four (4) hours per day.
  • No or very limited exposure to physical risk.
  • Work may be performed in a typical interior/office work environment.

The University of New Mexico provides all training required by OSHA to ensure employee safety.

Revised Date: 03/20/2017