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

Posting Details
Posting Summary

Logo 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 System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

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


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