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Cornell College Maintenance Technician in Mt Vernon, Iowa

Maintenance Technician

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  • 14-Oct-2020 to Until Filled (CST)

  • Mt Vernon, IA, USA

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  • Full Time

    full-time benefits package

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Cornell College invites applications for two full-time maintenance technician positions. One position will be specialized in carpentry and construction. The other technician position will require electrical experience. Both positions perform routine and preventative maintenance and repair procedures on campus buildings and grounds.

This position is eligible for a benefits package that includes health, dental, vision, HSA & FSA accounts, an employer contribution to a 403(b) retirement account, and tuition remission and exchange for employees and dependents. We also offer life insurance, disability insurance, travel insurance, and accident insurance. And, all full-time staff begin with a 4-week vacation accrual along with 13.5 paid holidays in a year.

About Cornell College

Cornell College is a selective liberal arts college distinguished by our Ingenuity curriculum that builds on the strengths of our One Course At A Time schedule. This combination encourages the qualities of being thoughtful, original, and inventive, using the strengths of a liberal arts education to apply ideas to solve problems and meet challenges through hands-on experience in learning. Academic immersion, real world experience requirements through Ingenuity in Action, 19 division III NCAA athletic teams, and unparalleled flexibility attract an ambitious student body from 45 states and 13 foreign countries.

External endorsements include selection as one of the original Colleges That Change Lives, a U.S. News Top 100 liberal arts college, a Kiplinger's best value in liberal arts colleges, and one of only 290 U.S. colleges with a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. Founded in 1853, Cornell's picturesque hilltop campus contains a mix of historic and modern facilities, ranging from the majestic King Chapel to the newly constructed Russell Science Center. We are located in Mount Vernon, Iowa, an urban fringe community recognized by Frommer's as one of "America's Coolest Small Towns" and located in the heart of the ICR Iowa region.

Commitment to Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

Cornell College is committed to fostering a faculty and staff community that reflects its diverse student body. We encourage applications from candidates who share our vision for a campus that embraces differing backgrounds, viewpoints, and identities. We believe in the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion that serve to enrich and strengthen our campus community.

Qualifications: High school diploma and at least seven years of responsible experience in work in carpentry, construction, electrical, or general building maintenance. Must possess valid Iowa driver's license, pass a background check, and be insurable to drive.

Preferred skills include good interpersonal communication skills, and a very high touch approach to service delivery. Knowledge of electrical, plumbing, hvac systems, and/or building controls is desired.


We understand your time is valuable and that is why we have a very quick and easy application process. If you feel that you would be right for this position, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application. We look forward to meeting you!

Cornell is an AA/EO employer and encourages applications from underrepresented groups. Cornell complies with Iowa's Smoke-free Air Act, participates in e-verify for verification of employment eligibility, and conducts background checks.