About USH

University Student Housing, LLC (USH), a division of the WCU Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, manages six high-end communities located on the West Chester University (WCU) campus. USH operates four residence halls: Allegheny Hall, Brandywine Hall, Commonwealth, and University Hall. We also have two garden-style apartment communities, The Village and the East Village. Together, our six communities house almost 3,000 students.

USH seeks to hire professionals with high energy and a passion for excellence. USH provides a challenging work environment that is uniquely suited to those who thrive on change. Our success  depends on individuals who continually work to provide “best in class” housing to our residents. We offer competitive salaries, excellent benefits and ample growth opportunities.  We are dedicated to creating rewarding careers for our team members.

University Student Housing is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to extending equality to all individuals regardless of age, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, national origin, ancestry, veteran status and other protected class status. University Student Housing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. USH is a Pennsylvania non-profit corporation.

Open Positions

Full Time Openings

University Student Housing, LLC
Administrative Assistant

University Student Housing, LLC, a non-profit organization that manages on-campus housing for West Chester University, is currently searching for an experienced Administrative Assistant. The successful candidate will have excellent customer service skills and must be outcome-oriented. The ability to work in a fast paced environment with a strong attention to detail is essential. This exciting position will serve as the first point of contact for many of our residents and guests and must project a fun, engaging and professional attitude at all times. This position will support both managers and employees through a variety of tasks related to organization and communication. The Administrative Assistant is often responsible for confidential and time sensitive material and must be able to effectively communicate via phone and email ensuring that all Administrative Assistant duties are completed accurately and delivered with high quality and in a timely manner.
Essential Job Functions:
• Ability to handle multiple projects with superb accuracy.
• Create and maintain a welcoming office environment for potential students/residents and their parents by providing refreshments, maintaining work areas and office in a clean and orderly manner, and providing excellent customer service.
• Provide professional administrative support including managing and responding to incoming phone calls, voicemails, emails and foot traffic in a timely manner.
• Data entry and file maintenance.

Job Requirements/Qualifications:
• High school diploma.
• Must have 1+ year of office experience preferably in a related field.
• Must have valid driver’s license, automobile insurance, and daily use of vehicle.
• Must have a high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations and information.
• Ability to work well with all levels of internal management and staff, as well as students, parents and campus partners.
• Professional experience demonstrating critical thinking ability.
• Must have the ability to communicate in a clear, effective and professional manner with poise, tact and diplomacy.
• Must be proficient in Microsoft office Suite, including Excel.
• Have strong written and verbal communication skills.
• High level of attention to detail.

We are proud to offer a competitive salary of $37,000-$40,000/year and a full benefit package such as paid time off, medical, dental and life insurance, and employer contribution to retirement plan. For details on available benefits, please refer to the Benefits Summary on our website www.wcufoundation.org/employment.

Please complete an application and submit a resume, letter of interest, salary requirements, and at least 3 references (including name, title, working relationship, phone number and email address) to our website at https://ush.wufoo.com/forms/university-student-housing-employment-application/. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Local applicants are strongly recommended.

University Student Housing, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants for positions are considered without regard to race, creed, color, country of origin, sex, age, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation or any other protected characteristics established by law.

 

University Student Housing, LLC, a non-profit organization that manages on-campus housing for West Chester University, is seeking an experienced FACILITIES DIRECTOR. The Facilities Director is responsible for maintaining the integrity of the infrastructure of all USH properties including oversight of custodial and maintenance operations, landscaping, grounds, and all systems. The Facilities Director manages a safe and efficient working environment, essential to the performance of the business.
Essential Job Functions:
 Collaborates with West Chester University (WCU) facilities department and third-party vendors for the purpose of implementing and maintaining services for all USH properties including custodial operations, grounds and landscaping, and facility operations (i.e. HVAC, geothermal systems, fire alarm systems, etc).
 Plans, schedules, and supervises regular and preventative maintenance and repair of USH buildings and grounds.
 Oversees equipment and systems replacement or upgrades, including warranty management.
 Oversees inspections of all building systems.
 Develops processes, procedures and sets goals and priorities to ensure timely responses to completion of projects and/or work orders.
 Ensures building code compliance
 Ensures effective, constant communication with the USH leadership team regarding all maintenance projects and related safety concerns.
 Develops and monitors annual facility budget.
 Ensures compliance with local, state and federal regulatory requirements.
Job Requirements/Qualifications:
 Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Construction Science, Electrical Engineering or related field, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience in skilled trades.
 Three (3) + years of supervisory experience.
 Five (5) + years of increasingly responsible experience in building maintenance and construction which involved facility planning, construction, maintenance and operations.
 Valid Driver’s License
 Ability to work outside of normal business hours to fit business needs.
 Specific certification in the area/industry of responsibility may be required.
Additional Qualifications
 Ability to perform multiple, highly complex, technical tasks with a need to periodically upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions.
 Ability to perform on-site inspections, alterations and repairs
 Knowledge of and adherence to safety practices
 Specific knowledge-based competencies and ability to operate equipment used in building trades
 Compose and understand technical documents
 Facilitate group discussions, analyze situations to define and draw conclusions
 Ability to schedule and manage multiple events and projects simultaneously
 Independent problem solving is required to analyze issues and create actions plans
 Meticulous attention to detail while always displaying tact and courtesy
 Ability to learn and fully utilize various computer software programs related to facilities management, as well as Microsoft Office Suite products
We are proud to offer a competitive salary ($85,000-$90,000) commensurate with experience and a full benefit package such as paid time off, medical, dental and life insurance, and employer contribution to retirement plan. For details on available benefits, please refer to the Benefits Summary on our website www.wcufoundation.org/employment.
Please complete an application and submit a resume, letter of interest, salary requirements, and at least 3 references (including name, title, working relationship, phone number and email address) to our employee application form at the bottom of this page. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Local applicants are strongly recommended. University Student Housing, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants for positions are considered without regard to race, creed, color, country of origin, sex, age, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation or any other protected characteristics established by law.

Part Time Openings

 

University Student Housing (USH) is looking for energetic, motivated, and enthusiastic individuals to become a part of our CONFERENCE ASSISTANT team!

Being a Conference Assistant (CA) offers:

  • Benefits of being in a leadership role
  • Free summer housing in one of our north campus communities
  • Opportunities to demonstrate your dependability
  • Opportunities to learn outstanding customer service skills

USH hosts thousands of guests, from youth to adults, through the Summer Conference program. CA staff provide exceptional housing to camp and conference attendees, while also creating a positive and comfortable living experience for our WCU Summer Session attendees and visiting internship students.

If you are interested in applying to join our team, please complete the Student Staff Pre-screen and upload your resume to http://www.wcuhousing.com/contact-us/employment-2/.

Apply now and join in the fun of being on the USH Summer Staff team!

Looking for a short commute to work? Walk outside your room and arrive at your job!

University Student Housing, LLC is now hiring part-time DESK ASSISTANTS for the fall semester on both North and South Campus!

We offer flexible hours to work around your class schedule.

Being a Desk Assistant offers:
• Benefits of being in a leadership role
• Opportunities to showcase your dependability
• Flexible work hours to accommodate your course schedule
• Learning outstanding customer service skills

If you are interested in applying to join our team, please complete the Student Staff Pre-screen and upload your resume at http://www.wcuhousing.com.

 

Application materials must be received by March 1, 2019.