Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jul 08, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 237179-US
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Athletics, Facilities, Skilled Trades, Maintenance

Position Summary:

Under the general supervision of the Building & Grounds Superintendent and or Building & Grounds Supervisor, this position is responsible for assisting with facility remodels, furniture and equipment design and repair. This position will build, design and repair customized wood furniture and specialized athletic equipment according to user's specifications and needs. This position may also paint, patch drywall, provide building repairs and perform snow removal as needed. Along with other members of the facility staff this position will assist in preparing for and working University of Wisconsin football games, WFCA football, WIAA and special high school events, along with soccer practice and tournaments, concerts and other events when needed.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

No Degree Required

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

1. Knowledge of operation, maintenance, repair and installation of building mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems, as well as preventative maintenance.
2. Knowledge, understanding and skills in the operation and use of shop equipment, power and hand tools.
3. General understanding of methods, materials and equipment used in building construction and remodeling.
4. Knowledge of Health and Safety codes applicable to building and grounds.
5. Principles and practices of effective public relations, effective oral and written communication skills, and techniques for maintaining productive working relationships.
6. Federal, State and Municipal buildings and grounds regulations and codes.
7. State and University Procurement rules and regulations.
8. Knowledge of NCAA, Big Ten, WCHA and WIAA facilities and grounds rules and regulations.
9. Ability to lift 50 pounds occasionally.
10. Ability to bend, squat, stoop, kneel, push and pull through out shift.
11. Ability to walk and move about grounds eight to ten hours per day.



Work Schedule:

7am to 3:30pm Monday through Friday, with evenings, weekends and holidays as required by events.

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $17.00 HOURLY
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Please complete the online application and attach a letter of application addressing your qualifications and experiences specifically relating to the responsibilities of this position, a comprehensive resume, and the current contact information for three professional references. All application materials will be reviewed by our search committee after the posted deadline. Applicants selected to participate further in the selection process will be notified directly. All applicants will be notified once a final selection has been made and the search has been completed.


Molly Rae
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Official Title:


Employment Class:

University Staff-Ongoing

Job Number:


The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: https://hr.wisc.edu/title-and-total-compensation-study/ .

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department .

Applications Open: Jul 8 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Jul 22 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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