Academic Building Superintendent

Oct 03, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Northeastern University

Academic Building Superintendent

Requisition Number: STFR004061

Division/College: Facilities

Location: Boston Main Campus

Full-time/Part-time: Full Time


Perform a variety of duties to assist in the maintenance and repair of Academic Buildings as assigned by the Supervisor of the Building Service Department. Service and clean offices, classrooms and common areas by vacuuming, replacing light bulbs, emptying
recycling bins, and emptying trash. Daily inspection of assigned buildings, and reporting any defects through Facilities work order system. Will dust and wash walls and furniture and will wash glass in the office or on partitions. Will service restrooms by filling soap dispensers, sanitary napkin dispensers, and restock paper towels and toilet paper. As necessary, will mop up water, leaks, spills, and will unplug sinks or unclog toilets. Is responsible for opening buildings and keeping the entryways accessible. This includes sweeping debris off stairs and sidewalks in front of the building. Permanent member of the snow removal team duties to include being on call on a 24 hour basis during the winter months, shoveling snow and applying deicer, etc. Is responsible for putting away delivered stock items such as cases of toilet paper, paper towels, and soap in the stock room. Assist other superintendents in setting up staging, tables and chairs for university functions. Cover other buildings when other building superintendents are out.
Follow prescribed safety rules and regulations.


Suitable references and the ability to follow directions and interact with a variety of people.

Must be able to work overtime during the week and on weekends when needed.

Must have a valid Massachusetts driving license. Must be able to lift up to a minimum of 50 lbs. Must be able to work alone and climb multiple sets of stairs, work off ladders, staging etc.

Thirty days after employment employees are required to become a member of Union Local 615.

This position requires a criminal background check.

Academic Building Superintendent is considered Essential Personnel. This is a condition of employment.

All University staff members must successfully complete a 90 day probationary period.

*40 hour work - Hours: Monday - Friday 12:00PM - 8:30PM

*Snow team is a requirement of this position.

Job description subject to change based upon the University needs and demands.

Additional Information:
A criminal background check is required for this position.

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: Careers@Northeastern

Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.


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