Framingham State University is a vibrant comprehensive liberal
arts institution located in the MetroWest suburbs of Boston, which
integrates an academically challenging liberal arts education with
workforce preparation programs. Founded in 1839, FSU enrolls about
4,000 undergraduates and 1,200 graduate and professional students.
FSU offers 35 bachelor's degrees with 55 specialized
concentrations, 63 minors, and 26 master's degree programs, in a
highly personalized teaching environment. Our community takes pride
in empowering student success by providing a superior education,
leading research and innovation opportunities, and a strong
At FSU, we are deeply committed to inclusive excellence,
encouraging a supportive, diverse and collaborative learning
environment, and providing culturally relevant education. We are
honored that our commitment earned FSU six Higher Education
Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Awards from INSIGHT Into Diversity
and that we are the only public institution in Massachusetts
recognized in 2018, 2019, and 2020. FSU is designated as an
emerging Hispanic-Serving Institution by the Hispanic Association
of Colleges and Universities and also belongs to the Howard Hughes
Medical Institute (HHMI) Inclusive Excellence community, providing
national leadership in science education and exploring strategies
that will lead to more inclusive science education. We encourage
applications from those who share our commitment to promoting a
diverse, welcoming, and inclusive community.
Our founding motto, LIVE TO THE TRUTH, was said at the end of
each class by beloved first principal, Cyrus Peirce, who sought to
discover and teach "truth in theory and principle...truth in spirit
and motive...truth in manner and form...truth intellectual and
truth moral." Principal Bagnall found this motto "speaks of
sincerity of spirit...of intensity of effort, of resolution to
succeed, of joy in achievement." LIVE TO THE TRUTH continues to
guide our institution in practice and endeavor. If you share in
this quest for truth and a commitment to living it fully, make the
next chapter of your career the best chapter at Framingham State
Learn more about our career opportunities at www.framingham.edu/careers.
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:
This position performs janitorial, custodial, housekeeping,
grounds keeping or maintenance tasks.
Primary work will be cleaning campus property such as offices,
classrooms, corridors, walls, floors, windows, furniture, woodwork,
toilets, lavatories or fixtures by washing, waxing, buffing,
sweeping, polishing, dusting, or vacuum cleaning; and emptying and
cleaning waste barrels, garbage cans and other waste
For full position classification specifications, please see:
Incumbents of positions at this level may exercise functional
supervision (i.e., over certain but not all activities or over some
or all work activities on a temporary basis) over 1 - 5 service
and/or maintenance personnel.
Incumbents of positions at this level receive supervision from
Maintainers or other employees of higher grade, who provide
instruction, assign work and review performance through verbal
reports and visual inspection for compliance with instructions and
Maintainers stand and walk for prolonged periods of time; lift
and carry heavy objects; work outdoors in all types of weather;
work varied shifts, weekends, holidays or nights; are exposed to
the hazard of wet, slippery floors; work under exposure to the
hazards to chemicals, toxic and noxious fumes, dust, excessive
heat, high noise levels, high volume traffic conditions and high
voltage wires; work from ladders and scaffolds; and may be required
to climb trees and operate motor vehicles.
- Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
- Ability to understand and apply the laws, rules, regulations,
policies, procedures, specifications, standards and guidelines
governing assigned unit activities.
- Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working
relationships with others.
- Ability to deal tactfully with others.
- Ability to stand or walk for prolonged periods of time.
- Ability to lift and carry heavy objects.
- Ability to climb and work on ladders and scaffolds.
- Physical stamina and endurance.
- Manual dexterity.
- Mechanical aptitude.
This is a full-time, non-exempt, benefits-eligible position in
the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees
(AFSCME) bargaining unit with a title of Maintainer I. The
bi-weekly pay rate is $1,332.39 (grade 9, step 1).
Framingham State University conducts criminal history and sexual
offender record checks on recommended finalists prior to final
employment for all positions.
Framingham State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative
Members of underrepresented groups, minorities, women, veterans,
persons with disabilities, and all persons committed to diversity
and inclusive excellence are strongly encouraged to apply.
Candidates must apply online by submitting:
- Cover Letter,
- Names and contact information for three (3) professional
For full consideration, application materials must be received
by July 23, 2021.
Framingham State University only accepts application materials
through our online application system. We are unable to accept
application materials through mail, email, fax, or hand delivery.
If you experience technical issues with the online application
process, please submit a helpdesk ticket.
Framingham State University understands that persons with
specific disabilities may need assistance with the job application
process and/or with the interview process. For confidential
assistance, please contact the Human Resources Office at
508-626-4530 or firstname.lastname@example.org.