Maintenance Staff Employee

Looking for a way to earn your bachelor’s or master’s degree tuition-free? Do you like the idea of working with your hands and being part of a big family? Mount Mercy University (MMU) has an opportunity for qualified individuals to fill a maintenance position where you’ll get to do just that! In the maintenance position, you’ll play a key role in serving all of the MMU community, gain real world experience for your resume, and you’ll have the opportunity to earn your degree tuition free!

*Some restrictions apply. Please direct any questions about this benefit to Human Resources. 

Mount Mercy University is a Catholic, coeducational University founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1928 enrolling approximately 1800 students.  The University offers a variety of liberal arts, professional, accelerated and graduate degree programs on a picturesque campus overlooking the city.

Mount Mercy University is currently seeking candidates to fill the position in Maintenance.  This is a full-time, non-exempt (hourly) position.

As a member of the Maintenance Staff at Mount Mercy University you are responsible for maintaining the physical plant of the university at the highest level possible. This position requires:

  • Repair and maintenance of areas assigned to you.
  • Boiler operator certified or willing to attain certification within first year.
  • Must be available for a rotational basis ON-CALL including some night and weekend work.
  • Overtime may be required for maintenance emergencies, severe weather conditions, and special events.
  • Will have frequent lifting up to 60 lbs. and with a partner lifting to 100 lb.
  • Possess a valid Iowa Driver’s license.

In addition, the Maintenance Staff Employee will:

  • Supervise assigned student employees.
  • Be part of the team responsible for snow removal on campus properties.
  • Be responsible for completing work orders assigned in a timely manner.

The successful candidate must also demonstrate a willingness to support Mount Mercy University’s mission as a Catholic university providing student-focused education in the spirit of the Sisters of Mercy.  Mount Mercy University welcomes those of different faiths and is committed to excellence in education and community service.

Please submit a cover letter (including salary requirements), resume and contact information for three professional references. Application materials should be emailed as a Microsoft Word or Adobe.pdf attachment to; with the subject line “Maintenance Staff” Paper applications will not be accepted.  Position will remain open until filled.

Mount Mercy University is an equal opportunity employer.