Maintenance Associate

 Job Title:  Maintenance Associate

Position Overview:  The New York School of Interior Design, an accredited, independent institution of higher education devoted entirely to the discipline of interior design and its related professions, has an opening for a Maintenance Associate.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform daily cleaning and maintenance of the buildings; check and clean classrooms & bathrooms; empty trash in faculty lounge, computer system areas,  front desk and other common areas of the school

  • Sweep and mop lobby, connection hallway and staircases; vacuum elevator tracks on all landings and vacuum lobby runners/rugs; vacuum, dust and clean Library on a weekly basis

  • Sweep and hose outside of buildings and monitor cleanliness throughout the day; shovel snow when necessary and ensure all entry points are clean and safe

  • Clean all drains and gutters in buildings

  • Replace light bulbs throughout the building as necessary

  • Arm/disarm the school’s security system

  • Bring waste to designated storage areas for morning pick up adhering to recycling schedule as set by the City of New York

  • Report irregularities/out of the ordinary incidents to the Facilities Director

  • Assist in preparation & set up of auditorium & galleries for special events

  • Other duties as assigned


High school diploma or GED required.  A pleasant demeanor, reliability and flexibility are key factors to success. Must be able to perform the physical tasks of the job.  Candidates may be required to work weekends and nights.    

New York School of Interior Design is an AA/EOE employer.

Candidates interested in this position should submit resume to:
Human Resources Office
New York School of Interior Design
170 East 70th Street
New York, NY  10021

Or email to:


Phyllis Greer