Columbia, SC
Aug 01, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Details
Posting Summary

Posting Number STA00118PO17 Classification Title Building/Grounds Specialist II Internal Title Housekeeper Campus Columbia 01 College/Division Division of Student Affairs and Academic Support Department Health Services Band 2 Advertised Minimum Salary $18,229 Advertised Salary Range $21,000-$30,362 Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 40 Work Schedule Type of Staff Position Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Basis 12 months Job Search Category Health and Human Services

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina is a premiere flagship research institution in South Carolina and one of the top 50 “Best Colleges” according to U.S. News and World Report. With more than 46,000 students on eight campuses, the University of South Carolina is a leader in improving the lives of individuals in South Carolina and around the world. Founded in 1801, the University of South Carolina employs almost 14,000 people. At the University of South Carolina, our employees include some of the brightest minds and most accomplished professionals in the world. The diversity of thought and active engagement of our colleagues makes for a dynamic and interesting work environment. The University has been named a best place to work, and a big part of that is the people. Our diverse faculty and staff embody a dedication to serve our students, so that a job becomes a passion with no limits.

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

Conduct custodial and housekeeping services for assigned clinical and administrative office areas. This includes, but is not limited to: Performing daily disinfecting and cleaning of clinical and administrative areas. Specific assignments include making beds; replenishing linen; vacuuming carpets; sweeping and mopping of floors; emptying wastebaskets; washing, drying and folding of laundry; replacing soap and toiletry products; and waste disposal. Ensure use of appropriate cleaning agents, such as antibacterial soaps, to adequately disinfect areas where bacteria may form. Demonstrates effective business communication skills and maintains positive interpersonal skills. Complete inspection of building and grounds to ensure they are perform cleaning on areas not meeting standard. The typical work week is Monday thru Friday but may be adjusted according to the needs of the department. Nighttime and evening work would be rare but could be needed during special projects.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)


Preferred Qualifications

High school diploma, driver's license, Four years' experience in commercial housekeeping, custodial industry.


Knowledge of housekeeping practices and procedures, knowledge of facility custodial practices, ability to read and write the English language, ability to maintain basic supply records, ability to follow oral and written instructions.

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 07/31/2017 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant Quicklink for Posting EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, veteran status or genetics.

Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Essential Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have 1 year related experience or equivalency?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. List of References and Contact Information
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter