Manager of Custodial and Logistical Services, Job Code 734IHE

Wayne, New Jersey
May 18, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Reporting to the Director of Physical Plant Operations, the Manager of Custodial and Logistical Services is responsible for planning, organizing and managing the University’s custodial and logistical activities. S/he acts to ensure the cleanliness of all buildings, as well as the safe, effective, and efficient operations of custodial services and storeroom operations.  The selected candidate will proactively address the needs and concerns of the University community on issues related to custodial and logistical services.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: supervising, prioritizing and assigning work, and evaluating the performance of custodial personnel; reviewing and revising work methods and procedures to assure efficiency, cost-effectiveness, and compliance with established regulations and policies, as well as developing metrics to assess performance against established benchmarks. S/he will review and analyze reports to determine materials, labor and time requirements for work projects and assist in the development of the Custodial and Logistical Services budget and strategic initiatives. The successful candidate will coordinate and implement training programs and procedures related to custodial and logistical operations.

An Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university and a minimum of seven (7) years of custodial trades’ supervisory experience in an institutional setting including direct management of employees and projects, or a Bachelor’s degree and five (5) years of supervisory experience is required. Excellent oral and written communication skills with trades, peer managers, and administration; on call availability 24 hours/7days to respond to emergency situations and a valid driver’s license are required as well. Management experience with civil service and/or within a union environment is preferred.

William Paterson University is a public institution of higher learning. The University offers more than 250 undergraduate and graduate academic programs which range from liberal arts and sciences to pre-professional and professional programs; it enrolls nearly 11,000 students from across the country and from over 40 nations. The University is situated on a beautiful, 370-acre suburban campus in Wayne, New Jersey, just twenty miles west of New York City. 

Interested candidates must send a letter of application, as well as a current resume and the names of at least three (3) professional references to Rakeisha Vinales, Facilities Management at  or mail to her at William Paterson University, 300 Pompton Road, Wayne, New Jersey 07470. Electronic submissions are preferred. Letters of application must reference Job Code.  For more information about the University, please visit A review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

William Paterson University is an equal opportunity employer that actively values and supports diversity among faculty, staff and students. Women, minorities, and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.   

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