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General Affairs Internship - Plymouth, MI

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Location:Plymouth, MI
Employment Type:Seasonal
Category:General Affairs / Facilities
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To provide support for the General Affairs and Facilities Department, MTCA

Key Responsibilities

1. Facility Support

- Provide general administration assistance and support.

- Assist in the enforcement of facility contract management

- Assist in updating budget forecasting

- Assist in the review and update of the facilities 5-year deferred maintenance plan.

- Assist in the coordination of construction, renovation and special projects approved for the facility.

- Assist in the overseeing of all maintenance of the site including plumbing, HVAC, electrical and special services.

2. Support facility Building and Event Setup

- Assist with setup/teardown of facilities for meetings, conference rooms, events, etc.

- Assist in the coordination and overseeing of special meetings.

3. Inventory Control

- Assist in the collection, analyzation and preparation of operational data.

- Assist in the General Affairs inventory program including recycling and destruction of products as required.

- Identify areas for process improvement

4. Safety

- Assist in the safety conditioning and training of all employees, visitors and contractors.

- Understand and utilize all applicable codes, regulations and company directives.

- Understand and assist in the upkeep of required MIOSHA and OSHA regulations.

5. Security

- Assist in the security of the facility.

6. Other

- Assist in the preparation for the arrival of new hires every week.

- Perform other administrative duties and business management tasks as assigned.

Collaborative Working Relationships

  • Work collaboratively with the General Affairs Team and all departments as required.

Key Tasks

  • Supporting GA department by daily inspections, inventory control, site security tracking and safety protocol.

Experience Level

  • 2+ Years Facility, maintenance and/or business management responsibilities in related area through education or prior training.

Educational Requirement

  • Actively pursuing a Bachelor's degree from an accredited university studying facility management, planning, building or construction management.

Additional Experiences

  • Skilled in Microsoft Office software, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Understanding and/or experience in safety.

Required Skills

  • Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proven ability to build effective working relationships as well as strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to learn quickly and experienced producing high quality work in short periods of time.
  • Effective in Multi-tasking
  • Good customer relationship skills

Key Result Areas & Success Indicators

  • Timely completion of tasks
  • Orderly
  • Follow proper procedures


  • Approachable individual with a professional manner
  • Methodical in approach to tasks.
  • Self-Motivated
  • High work ethics
  • Effective time manager with the ability to multi task.
  • Can communicate effectively with all types of customers and employees.
  • Ability to build strong client relationships.
  • Team player, and able to work on own initiative.

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