Guest Room Attendant/Laundry Attendant

Cedar Rapids, IA
Sep 10, 2020
Institution Type
Community College

To advance the college’s mission, vision, principles, values and strategic initiatives through continuous improvement decisions.

Perform duties including making beds, replenishing linens and bathroom supplies, cleaning rooms and halls, and vacuuming. Operate or tend washing machines to wash all hotel laundry. This position serves as a trainer. Trainers are responsible for supervising the learning experience of students in all areas of The Hotel at Kirkwood Center, The Kirkwood Center for Hospitality Arts, and The Kirkwood Center for Continuing Education.


    Clean rooms, hallways, restrooms, corridors, and other work areasMix chemicals.Operate and maintain laundry equipment.Sort and count articles and fold, wrap, or hang them. Examine and sort into lots articles to be cleaned.Inspect soiled articles.Keep storage areas and carts well stocked and clean.Maintain compliance with required training.Serve as a professional role model.Coach and nurture students.Perform other related work duties as assigned.Understand objectives and expectations for the practicum.Assist students in achieving course objectives.Coach and nurture student in performance of skills.Document observations of performance & progress in timely fashion.Supervise students and provide feedback on performance.Report student performance to the Hospitality Program faculty.Serve as a resource for students.Ensure adherence to all regulatory requirements.Regular and consistent attendance at work.Perform other related work duties as assigned.

    Ability to comprehend both written and oral instructions and information.Ability to use cleaning tools.Ability to calculate chemicals.Demonstrate professional role modeling for students.Promotes belief in student’s self-worth and self-awareness.Ability to work well in a diverse environment.Treats students, faculty, college and professional staff equally in regards to gender, age, etc. Be familiar with and follows policies, procedures and protocols of the program, college, and facility. Demonstrates professional role modeling.Represents the program, college, and facility in a positive manner.Maintains professional and objective relationships.Promotes trust and respect between students, faculty, college and professional staff.Train students on job tasks and responsibilities according to the faculty’s and facility’s Standard Operating Procedures. Assists students in identifying strengths and areas for improvement. Maintains confidentiality.Expresses and demonstrates high standards of hospitality and service at all times.Welcome, value, and nurture people of all backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences, as well as support and promote an environment that accepts differences.
    Advocate for Continual Improvement- empowering each other to identify opportunities for excellence.Collaborate with Mutual Accountability- working together with a willingness to take ownership and account for our actions. Champion Service- anticipating needs and create a welcoming, diverse, and inclusive environment. Perseverance- commitment to excellence even in the face of adversity or delay in achieving success. Lead- regardless of title, through positive influence.

Position involves working in a hotel setting. Occasional (10-33%) sitting, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, talking, hearing. Frequent (34-66%) walking, lifting up to 100 pounds. Constant (67-100%) standing, using hands, reaching with hands and arms and bending, stretching, twisting, or reaching with body, arms, or legs.

The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the essential job duties/responsibilities and performance expectations of the job, which should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned.


    Must be 18 years old.

    Post high school degree.Equivalent education and related work experience.

Kirkwood Community College shall not engage in nor allow unlawful discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment. This includes all employment practices, hiring practices, and unwelcome harassment of applicants or employees based on race, color, national origin, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, or actual or potential parental, family, marital status, or veteran status. If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with the policy, please contact the Vice President of Human Resources at Kirkwood Community College, 313 Kirkwood Hall, 6301 Kirkwood Blvd. SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404, Telephone: 319-398-5572, Email: [email protected], or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights U.S. Department of Education, Citigroup Center, 500 W. Madison St., Suite 1475, Chicago, IL 60661-7204, Telephone: 312-730-1560, Fax: 312-730-1576, Email: [email protected].

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