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Staff Job Openings

Job title:
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Part Time Maintenance/Groundskeeper

Non-Exempt, On-Campus

Director of Physical Plant

Position goal:

The goal for each member of the USW campus community is to believe and live consistently by the principles of the mission of the University. The USW mission is as follows:


University of the Southwest is a Christ-centered educational community dedicated to developing men and women for a lifetime of servant leadership by emphasizing individual faith, responsibility, and initiative.

  • Teaching at University of the Southwest adheres to belief in God, in the Bible as the inspired Word of God, in Jesus Christ as the Son of God, and in the separation of church and state.

  • University of the Southwest strives for excellence in academic curriculum, campus life programming, and student activities in a supportive educational community where freedom of thought and expression is honored and the demonstration of faith in acts of service is encouraged.

  • At University of the Southwest, students are instructed and mentored by a faculty and staff who demonstrate Christ-centered values and maintain an environment where students can live and work cooperatively, valuing the multiple cultures from which they came.

  • As a community of initiative, University of the Southwest challenges graduates to become enterprising members of our society contributing to the common good by advocating and participating in the productive commerce of free enterprise, the constitutional privilege of self-government, and the practical contributions of community service.

Position Summary:

The Maintenance Assistant responds to direction of the Director of Physical Plant in the effort of providing for the care, cleanliness, minor repair and maintenance of the institution’s buildings and grounds. This employee strives to advance the University’s mission through the appearance and upkeep of the University’s facilities.

Essential Functions:
  1. Assists on work orders in a timely manner

  2. Assists in special projects related to facilities

  3. Assists in routine work done to campus grounds

Other responsibilities:
  1. Performs other related duties as assigned

  2. Participates in campus activities

Education, experience, & skills required:
  1. Strong work ethic

  2. Positive and respectful attitude

  3. Physically capable of lifting 50 lbs. and walking the necessary distance around campus to perform duties

  4. Demonstrated ability to work independently

Applications should be submitted via email to Veronica Torrez (

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