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Summer Employment

The Office of Human Resources accepts summer applications for a limited number of openings for summer employment in Facilities Management. All positions are full time (40 hours), Monday through Friday, with various shifts available. Types of available positions are outlined below.

Eligibility

Applicants must be Smith College undergraduate students or dependents of benefit-eligible Smith College employees. All applicants must be at least 16 years old by their first day of employment, returning to school full time in the fall to high school or undergraduate studies, and available to work through the end of August. Priority for filling positions is in the following order:

  1. Eligible returning workers from previous summer
  2. Smith College undergraduate students
  3. College-age dependents
  4. High-school-age dependents (seniors, juniors or sophomores)

How to Apply

Returning Workers

Returning workers will receive a questionnaire and do not need to complete an online application.

New Applicants

New applicants need to complete the Summer Application.

Once the account/profile has been completed, the applicant will receive an email and when the summer application has been submitted, the applicant will receive another email confirming receipt of the application. Each application will be reviewed for eligibility. If there are available vacancies after returning workers are hired, eligible applicants will be contacted by Facilities Management directly regarding their assignments. Eligible applicants who are not placed initially will be placed on a waitlist for potential openings.

Deadline

The deadline for applications is March 28, 2014, at 4:30 p.m.

Types of Available Positions

Clerical/Office

Duties include a variety of clerical functions such as filing, photocopying, reception, mail processing, word processing, data entry and operating general office equipment.

Grounds

Lawn mowing, raking, light trimming, general grounds maintenance throughout campus; other related duties. Some positions may require a valid driver's license.

Facilities/Building Services

Custodial duties related to cleaning and maintenance of academic buildings. Duties include washing windows, walls and woodwork; shampooing carpets, stripping and waxing floors; moving furniture, restocking supplies and basement/attic cleaning as needed; other related duties. Second-shift positions are also available.

Residential Services

Custodial duties related to cleaning and maintenance of residential buildings. Duties include cleaning in kitchens, dining rooms, student rooms and other residential living space; washing windows, walls, ceilings and woodwork; shampooing carpets, stripping and waxing floors; moving furniture, restocking supplies, and basement/attic cleaning as needed; other related duties.

Other

Other Facilities Management areas such as carpentry, garage, drafting, bookkeeping, may have some positions available.