James Madison University

James Madison University

Temporary Summer Painters

United States

Closing soon

Position Details

Position Information

Working Title Temporary Summer Painters

Position Number 2252 Posting Number S3188 State Role Title Trades Technician I Position Type Temporary Position Status Part Time FLSA Status Non-Exempt: Eligible for Overtime College/Division Business Services Department 300131 - Trades/Shop AUX Pay Band 1 Pay Rate Hourly Specify Range or Amount $12-$15 Is this a JMU Only position? No Is this a grant-funded position? No Is this a Conflict of Interest designated position? No

Position Summary Information

General Information

Come be a part of the JMU Community and valuable member of the Facilities Management team! James Madison University is accepting applications for Temporary Summer Painters. These positions work up to 40 hours per week and start May 15th and go through August 19, 2023. Shift is Monday – Thursday, 6:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. and Friday, 6:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Flexibility in total number of hours able to work may be considered.

Pay will be within indicated range and varies based upon applicant's experience.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Painting, primarily interior and some exterior surfaces, using brushes and rollers.
  • Paint preparation, to include moving furniture, patching holes, removing marks and priming; clean-up.
  • The majority of time is spent painting dorm rooms, some of which may not be air-conditioned.
  • Qualifications


  • Willing to learn
  • Team-oriented
  • Motivated
  • Patient
  • Focused
  • Ability to do fast-paced and physically demanding work
  • Must be at least 19 years old with a valid Drivers license
  • Have an ability to climb an eight foot extension ladder
  • Preferred:

  • Experience in painting and surface preparation
  • Condition(s) of Employment

    Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check.

    E-Verify Notice: After accepting employment, new hires are required to complete an I-9 form and present documentation of their identity and eligibility to work in the United States. James Madison University uses the E-Verify system to confirm identity and work authorization.

    Posting Detail Information

    Posting Date 05/09/2023

    Beginning Review Date 05/17/2023 Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes Proposed Starting Date EEO Statement

    James Madison University is committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive work and educational community that is free of all forms of discrimination. This institution does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, parental status, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status.

    We promote access, inclusion and diversity for all students, faculty, staff, constituents and programs, believing that these qualities are foundational components of an outstanding education in keeping with our mission. The university is interested in candidates whose experience and qualifications support an ongoing commitment to this core quality.

    Anyone having questions concerning discrimination should contact the Office for Equal Opportunity: (540) 568-6991.

    Reasonable Accommodation Request

    If you are an individual with a disability and need assistance searching or applying for jobs please contact us at (540) 568-3597 or [email protected]. You may also visit the JMU Human Resource Office, located at 752 Ott Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22807 and we will be happy to assist you.

    Annual Security and Annual Fire Safety Report

    Notice of Availability – Annual Security and Fire Safety Report

    The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains information regarding campus security and personal safety including topics such as: crime prevention, the university police law enforcement authority, crime reporting policies, disciplinary procedures, protocols for the immediate notification of students and staff upon confirmation of a significant emergency on campus and other matters of importance related to security and safety. The report includes statistics for the most recent three-year period of reported crimes that have occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by JMU or its affiliates; and on public property within or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus.

    The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report includes campus housing fire statistics for the most recent three-year period, a description of each on- campus student housing facility fire safety system, the number of fire drills held during the previous calendar year, policies or rules on portable electrical appliances, smoking, and open flames in student housing; and procedures for student housing evacuation in the event of fire along with other fire safety information.

    The JMU Annual Security and Fire Safety Report includes the Harrisonburg campus and the three overseas branch campuses; Florence, Antwerp, and London. It is available electronically https:// www. jmu.edu/publicsafety/clerycompliance/2018Annual-Security-and-Fire- Safety-Report.shtml

    You can obtain a copy of any of this report by contacting the Office of Public Safety, MSC 6810, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA 22807 or request that a copy be mailed to you by calling (540)568-6769/6913.

    Minimum Reference(s) Required 3 Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting https: // joblink.jmu.edu/postings/14615 Additional Posting Information

    The names and contact information for three references will be requested as part of the application. After the search committee has reviewed all applications, if the committee is interested in obtaining references, each reference listed will receive an email requesting that they submit a reference through the JobLink system.

    Please make sure all reference email addresses provided on the application are accurate and up to date. Please prioritize professional references from current or former jobs over personal references. If you have limited work history, please include references that can attest to your work ethic, professionalism and dependability.

    Documents Needed to Apply

    Required Documents

    Optional Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Certificate of Disability
  • Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • How did you learn about this position?
  • Charlottesville Daily Progress
  • Chronicle of Higher Education
  • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
  • Diversity.com (Including BlackCareers.org, VeteranJobs.net, AfricanAmericanHires.com, AsianHires.com, WeHireWomen.com, AllHispanicJobs.com, LatinoJobs.org, DisabilityJobs.net, AllLGBTjobs.com, NativeJobs.org, and OverFiftyJobs.com)
  • Employee Referral
  • Harrisonburg Daily News Record
  • HigherEdJobs.com
  • Hispanic Outlook
  • Indeed.com
  • INSIGHT Into Diversity
  • JMU Dual Career and Community Resources Program
  • JMU JobLink
  • Job Fair
  • NCAA
  • Northern Virginia Daily
  • Nuevas Raices
  • Radio
  • Richmond Times Dispatch
  • Roanoke Times
  • Social Media (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, etc.)
  • VA Jobs Website
  • VEC (Virginia Employment Commission)
  • Winchester Star
  • Other
  • If you selected a source above please type "N/A" in the following box. If you selected "Other" please indicate where you heard about the position.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Are you requesting consideration through the Alternative Hiring Process and have you received an approved Certificate of Disability? If yes, please attach your Certificate of Disability to this application under the documents section.
  • Yes
  • No
  • Are you willing and able to climb an eight foot extension ladder?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Please describe any painting experience you may have.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Are you willing to work in a building that is not air-conditioned?
  • Yes
  • No
  • If you had a choice, would you prefer to brush or roll?
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • What experience do you have doing physically demanding work?
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Are you at least 19 years old with a valid driver's license?
  • Yes
  • No
  • What is the earliest date you can start working?
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • What is the last day of summer that you are available to work?
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • What days are you unavailable to work between the date you can start and the last that you can work this summer?
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • What is the maximum number of hours you are available to work per week?
  • (Open Ended Question)

    Job details


    Temporary Summer Painters


    James Madison University


    United States


    May 24, 2023

    Application deadline

    June 10, 2023

    Job type



    Arts and Culture,Business and Economics

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