#6574 Housing Custodial Services Manager (Administrator I), Housing Facilities Services

Job description



San Diego State University is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of historically underrepresented groups.  

Initial review of applications will begin on April 10, 2018. To receive full consideration, apply by April 09, 2018. The position will remain open until filled.   

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Position Information


This position is in the Management Personnel Plan (Administrator I) and earns management benefits including medical, dental, vision, $100,000 life insurance plan, and the CalPERS pension plan.  For more information on benefits included for this position, please see the benefits summary.

This is a full-time, benefits eligible, at will position. This position is designated exempt under FLSA and not eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. but may vary based on operational needs.

Manager – Principal housing custodial administrator to provide leadership and direction for the management of all activities and programs that support the delivery of custodial services to the on-campus residential facilities during the academic year, summer conference season, and summer term where applicable. Incumbent assists with the development, administration, and effective use of budgets for assigned labor, supplies, and equipment; supervises staff responsible for the day-to-day activities of housing custodial services; conducts site inspections; responsible for employee performance management activities including evaluations, onboarding professional development, training and counseling or disciplinary matters; organizes and facilitates job and safety training for the proper and efficient use of equipment and materials.

As a member of Housing Facilities Services’ management team and SDSU’s administration, incumbent works with various constituencies and interacts with directors, faculty, staff and students to assure quality service is provided to the university community.

Objectives – A comprehensive and proactive approach to the provision of custodial service to on-campus residence halls and apartments. A well organized, smoothly functioning and continuously improving custodial operation.

Expectations – Maintains continuing contact with faculty, staff, students, and administrators to identify needs and expectations, coordinate services and support, and determine the level of customer satisfaction with the services provided. Provide a thorough and accurate accounting of time and materials.  Complete routine work assignments and perform additional duties as assigned.  Consistent meeting of university and Office of Housing Administration needs in a timely and professional manner with increasingly improved skill.  Follow-up every project or task to ensure that all items are completed to the satisfaction of the supervisor/manager.  Maintain a responsible attendance record, including punctuality and consistent meeting of deadlines.  Perform work in a manner that supports and facilitates the work of others in Housing Facilities Services, Housing Administration, and the University Community. Maintain a positive and cooperative working relationship with members of department and campus community.

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Compensation and Benefits


Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $6,250 per month. CSU Classification Salary Range: $2,502 - $8,818 per month. Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources. 

San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here




Minimum Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s degree and five years of supervisory experience in a facilities operation environment, or a combination of education and experience.
  • Valid California Driver's License required.

Preferred Qualifications and Specialized Skills

  • Must have ability to analyze and respond appropriately to emergency situations and to recognize, secure and report unsafe conditions immediately.
  • Must have knowledge of safe working techniques and safety equipment and must be aware of the typical hazards of the work place as well as the special hazards that may be encountered (biohazards, chemicals, asbestos/lead containing materials).
  • Must have ability to understand, interpret, apply and convey to others university and departmental policies and procedures.
  • Must be proficient in Excel and Word.
  • In addition to the required experience, an additional three years of supervisory experience.
  • Experience in a higher education/multi-building facilities environment.
  • Experience providing leadership and supervision to a large group of employees (30+ FTE).
  • Demonstrated experience and skill to routinely monitor production and quality of work being produced by staff and set performance standards, observing behavior, providing objective feedback, counseling, and implementing corrective action as needed to mediate disputes or otherwise help to resolve conflicts; and to provide effective leadership/coaching/mentoring.
  • Demonstrated experience and skill to assess staff capabilities and workloads and redistribute when necessary.
  • Demonstrated experience and skill to teach/train staff in all aspects of job duties/responsibilities.
  • LEED Accredited Professional
  • Certified Facilities Educational Planner (APPA)


Application Procedures


To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button on this page.  You must submit your application by clicking on the "Submit" button. If you need assistance completing your application, please click here

Applicants with disabilities requiring assistance may call (619) 594-7099. 

General Information

All management and executive employees shall be required to provide a written statement to the appropriate administrator of any and all outside employment. Employees shall also provide a written statement of outside employment if a written request by an administrator is made.

The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. 

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

SDSU is a smoke free campus. For more information, please click here.

SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.




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Job No:
Posted: 3/21/2018
Application Due: 5/20/2018
Work Type:
Salary: Compensation and Benefits Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $6,250 per month