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Custodian
Evanston Center for Spiritual Wholeness and Healing

OVERALL PURPOSE: The Custodian will maintain the cleanliness and appearance of The Evanston Center for Spiritual Wholeness and Healing by being attentive and thorough in working, cleaning, and tidying the premises, as well as maintaining building security and preventing vandalism.  The Evanston Center is a mission site of University Park UMC designed to be inclusive, intercultural, interfaith and intergenerational. It provides sacred and safe opportunities for individual and communal discoveries, liberation, actualization, healing, and wholeness.  The Custodian will support this mission by working to create a welcoming and safe environment for the community participants of the Evanston Center.

ACCOUNTABILITY:  The Custodian reports directly to the Director of Wholeness and Healing. An annual performance review will be conducted by the Director with input from the Senior Pastor of University Park United Methodist Church.

QUALIFICATIONS: The following are the minimum requirements for this position:

  • Experience in a custodian role focused on building upkeep
  • In-depth knowledge of standard cleaning procedures
  • Keen eye for detail
  • Diligent commitment to caring for and preserving the Center facilities
  • Reliable and flexible with ability to work some weekends
  • Ability to lift up to 70 lbs.
  • Light repair and maintenance skills are helpful but not required

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The duties and responsibilities of this position will include the following:

  • Clean and sanitize restroom facilities and fixtures including sinks, urinals and toilets; wash windows, mirrors and walls; replenish supplies in restrooms; clear minor drain blockages as necessary
  • Clean and sanitize kitchen fixtures and appliances; replenish supplies in kitchen; clear minor drain blockages as necessary
  • Sweep and mop floors; vacuum and shampoo carpets
  • Dust furniture, woodwork, fixtures, and equipment
  • Clean countertops and tables
  • Empty, clean and sanitize waste receptacles
  • Perform regular inspections of the exterior of the building, checking for maintenance and safety concerns
  • Remove graffiti from surfaces as necessary
  • As needed, move and arrange furniture and equipment to set up rooms for Center events
  • Assist in maintaining custodial closet; organize and maintain supplies and equipment as necessary
  • Coordinate with the Administrative Assistant to order supplies as needed
  • Identify and report building maintenance needs to the Director
  • Disarm and secure alarms; ensure lights are properly turned off; ensure building is locked and safeguarded against unauthorized use
  • Communicate with the community participants of the Evanston Center in a friendly and welcoming manner
  • Perform related duties as required

SCHEDULE: A normal workweek consists of 5 days per week, 2 hours per day (10 hours per week total)

COMPENSATION: $14.00/hr

Submit all application materials by August 21, 2017

Administrative Assistant
Evanston Center for Spiritual Wholeness and Healing

 OVERALL PURPOSE: The Administrative Assistant will perform a variety of administrative and clerical tasks for University Park’s Evanston Center for Spiritual Wholeness and Healing. The Evanston Center is a mission site of University Park UMC designed to be inclusive, intercultural, interfaith and intergenerational. It provides sacred and safe opportunities for individual and communal discoveries, liberation, actualization, healing, and wholeness. The Administrative Assistant will support this mission by assisting in daily office needs, providing support to the Director of Wholeness and Healing, and managing the general administrative activities of the Evanston Center.

ACCOUNTABILITY:  The administrative assistant reports directly to the Director of Wholeness and Healing. An annual performance review will be conducted by the Director with input from the Senior Pastor of University Park United Methodist Church.

QUALIFICATIONS: The following are the minimum requirements for this position:

  • Minimum of two years’ experience in relevant administrative roles
  • Thorough understanding of office management procedures
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in basic math with experience handling cash and check payments
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Google Drive, and social media
  • Working knowledge of common office equipment
  • High emotional intelligence and excellent social skills
  • Additional languages helpful, but not required

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The duties and responsibilities of this position will include the following:

  • Maintain the computer system, including the system for file back-up
  • Screen and respond to phone calls, voicemails, and emails regarding the Center and building use
  • Maintain a system of vouchers for payment and reimbursement of building expenses
  • Ensure that all bills are accurate reflections of the Center’s contracts and agreements and that they are paid on time via the UPUMC bookkeeper
  • Inventory and maintain supplies and office equipment
  • Communicate with the custodian or other contracted personnel regarding maintenance of the building
  • Communicate with vendors/contractors for the building as needed
  • Track annual safety inspection needs and schedule accordingly
  • Work with the Director to establish and maintain contracts with each building user
  • In conjunction with the Director, coordinate and schedule use of the building
  • Maintain the Evanston Center program calendar
  • Ensure the collection of rental fees and maintain a system for tracking income and expenditures
  • Assist the custodian with building/room set-up for tenants as needed
  • In conjunction with the Director, maintain website and social media platforms
  • In conjunction with the Director, develop and maintain marketing materials
  • Develop email contact lists for advertising Center programs
  • Other administrative tasks as requested by the Director and other UPUMC staff

SCHEDULE: A normal workweek consists of 2 days per week, 5 hours per day (10 hours/week total).

COMPENSATION: $20/hr

Submit all application materials by August 21, 2017

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