The New School was founded by forward-thinking educators in 1919 to defy the intellectual constraints of a traditional college education. The New School is strongly committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and particularly seeks applications from members of underrepresented groups, as well as candidates who share this commitment.
Under the supervision of a foreman, superintendent or Facilities Management, the porter is responsible for the coordination and accomplishment of detail plant work, in accordance with established standards and instruction.
This position is a Facilities position covered by a collective bargaining agreement between The New School and Local 32BJ, SEIU
Complete work orders as assigned
Painting as directed
Assist with light plumbing and electrical repair
Collect trash and re-cycle materials from office, corridor, restroom and classroom spaces.
Movement of trash to holding areas and place trash in collection area for removal by sanitation/recycle trucks. Replace liners in wastebaskets, trash/recycle containers.
Move heavy furniture, supplies and miscellaneous equipment, as directed.
Report or fix items that need repair (doors, door checks, furniture, light bulbs, plumbing fixtures, etc.)
Sweep or shovel snow as directed.
Set up chairs and tables or other furniture for meetings, classes, and events as assigned.
Perform related duties, as assigned.
Workmode: On-Campus: Position cannot perform responsibilities remotely.
Governed by the 32BJ Collective Bargaining Agreement
Hourly Rate: $28.527
Willingness to contribute as a team member in the Facilities Management operation.
Ability to read, write and communicate with the co-workers and University community.
Follow instruction and work towards servicing and improving the campus environment.
Ability to adhere to University COVID-19 Policy and requirements.
The New School, a leading university in downtown New York City, offers degree and nondegree academic programs in design, the social sciences, the liberal arts, management, the arts, and media. Students benefit from small classes, superior resources, and renowned faculty members who practice what they teach. Continuing education courses and public programs place the university at the center of New York’s cultural and intellectual life.