The University of Central Arkansas
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Residential Care Assistant
Minimum Salary or Salary Range
Residential Care Assistant (Housekeeping)
755000 - College Square Retirement Ctr
The Residential Care Assistant is responsible for the overall cleanliness of individual apartments and common areas. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.
Job Duties and Responsibilities
Duties include routine cleaning of apartments and common areas, maintains and compiles reports and assists with emergencies as needed. Duties also include working as a server in the Dietary Department during the noon meal. Performs other duties as assigned. Hours are Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 4:00pm. Holidays may be required.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Ability to perform general housekeeping duties.
Required Education and/or Experience
The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; each applicant must complete two weeks of agency training. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management.
Preferred Education and/or Experience
Must be able to stoop and bend; lift and move custodial equipment, furniture and fixtures. Must have or be willing to obtain
and First Aid certifications. Must have strong customer service skills and be multi-task oriented. Prior experience in housekeeping/custodial related position as well as working with senior adults preferred.
University, Campus, and Community Description
Founded in 1907,
has an enrollment of approximately 11,500 students. The university offers more than 75 undergraduate and more than 50 graduate certificate and degree programs, including doctoral programs in five disciplines. The student body consistently scores above the national average on the
is proud of its tradition of teaching excellence and its contributions in scholarship and creative activities. The campus is widely acclaimed for its beauty.
is located in Conway, Arkansas, a thriving city of approximately 60,000 in central Arkansas, and thirty minutes from Little Rock. Conway is home to several major industries, two private colleges, an excellent public school system, and strong private K–12 schools. Residents have easy access to the Ouachita and Ozark National forests and pristine wildlife areas near the Buffalo National River.
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Position Summary and Qualifications
Physical Demands Checklist
Kneeling, Standing, Balancing, Lifting/Carrying, Walking, Climbing
Medium Work - Exerting 20-50 pounds, Primarily indoor work
Posting Detail Information
Background Check Statement
This position may be subject to a pre-employment criminal, sex-offender registry, financial history background check and drug screening. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication and/or adverse financial history alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background checks and drug screening information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.
UCA EEO Statement
The University of Central Arkansas is an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution dedicated to attracting and supporting a diverse student, faculty and staff population through enhanced multicultural learning environments and opportunities. In keeping with its nondiscrimination policy in employment, admissions and other functions and programs, the university considers employees and students on the basis of individual merit and will not discriminate against a person on the basis of gender, race or color, ethnicity, religion, spiritual beliefs, national origin, age, familial status, socioeconomic background, sexual orientation, disability, political beliefs, intellectual perspective, genetic information, military status, or other factors irrelevant to participation in its programs.
Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
Please supply three professional references with correct contact information.
The University of Central Arkansas aspires to be a premiere learner-focused public comprehensive university, a nationally recognized leader for its continuous record of excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, scholarly and creative endeavors, and engagement with local, national, and global communities.