Custodial Supervisor

Potsdam, NY
Sep 10, 2020
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Details

Job TitleCustodial SupervisorPosting NumberStaff 2014001064FLSANon-ExemptLevelFull-time/ Part-timeFull-timeIs this a temporary Position?NoJob Description Summary

Position Responsibilities

  • Must be able to supervise a custodial team to maintain the facilities of the University
  • Assist in the assignment and scheduling of custodial duties
  • Assist in planning and supervising the custodial staff
  • Provides the Custodial Manager and the Director of Facilities and Services with performance
    reviews of custodial staff
  • Participate in the hiring and training of custodial staff on the proper operation of cleaning
    equipment, tools and cleaning chemicals
  • Serve as a liaison with students, faculty, administrators and support personnel in discussing
    needs and/or problems relating to custodial services
  • Assist with disciplinary letters and disciplinary action plans
  • Assist in the purchase of cleaning materials and equipment that are used to maintain campus
  • Assist in the replacement of broken or damaged furniture; inspect mattresses and damaged
    bed springs
  • Recommend maintenance repairs needed in dorms, apartments, and other university
  • Investigate all of your staff’s accidents, the employees and witnesses that were involved, and
    the accident site. Identify cause of accident and document corrective action. Complete and
    submit your accident investigation report within eight hours of learning of the accident
  • Perform life safety inspections
  • Ability to gain general knowledge of the campus
  • Perform duties and make decisions in keeping with the Clarkson Values
  • Learn new equipment operation as required by changes in the processes within the custodial
    Live out the Clarkson University values in all daily activities
  • Learn new custodial techniques as required to remain up-to-date with current and new
    technologies/legal requirements as applicable
  • Operate and work in a safe manner at all times and ensure the highest level of housekeeping
  • Provide mentoring and leadership to interns, apprentices and/or student workers
  • Willingness to take courses and/or training to meet job specific and University standards
  • Complete Clarkson Vehicle Safety Checklist before vehicle use. Be responsible for care,
    cleanliness, and maintenance of assigned vehicle and report all vehicle concerns to
    appropriate supervisor immediately
  • Operate a Clarkson vehicle in accordance with University policy (i.e. speed limits)
  • Perform other related duties incidental to the work described within the job description
Minimum Qualifications:
Include Education,
Experience, and Skills

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Four (4) years of supervisory experience
Preferred Qualifications:
Include Education,
Experience, and Skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associate’s degree or work experience equivalent
  • Five (5) years of supervisory experience
Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, bend and stoop. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Clarkson is committed to complying with the guidelines set forth under the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Close Date09/25/2020Open Date09/09/2020Open Until FilledNoSpecial Instructions for this Posting

An equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, Clarkson actively seeks and encourages applications from minorities, women and people with disabilities.

All offers of employment are subject to the applicant successfully passing a background check (including, but not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, and criminal records).

Maximum Number of Reference Requests3Minimum Number of Reference Requests1Posting Specific Questions

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  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Academic Keys
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Clarkson Website
    • Massena-Potsdam Courier Observer
    • Hispanic Outlook
    • IM Diversity
    • Insight Into Diversity
    • JTPA
    • LinkedIn
    • New York Job Bank
    • North Country This Week
    • St. Lawrence Plaindealer
    • Veterans Administration
    • Watertown Daily Times
    • Ogdensburg Journal
    • Employee Referral
    • Alumni Referral
    • Conference Referral
    • Indeed
    • List-serv
    • Discipline specific journals
    • Discipline specific website
    • Times Union
    • Other
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  2. * What is the highest level of completed education that you currently hold?
    • Highschool Diploma/GED
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • ABD (all but disertation)
    • Phd
  3. * How do you embrace Diversity?

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed to ApplyRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents

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