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FLSA Status:

Non Exempt

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Employment Status:

Full Time


Facilities Management

Minimum Qualifications:

High School diploma or equivalent (G.E.D).

Licensing Requirements: None.

Purpose of Job:

The custodial position was created for the upkeep, grooming, and cleanliness of the university facilities.

Scope of Responsibilities:

The selected individual will be responsible for maintaining the cleanliness and upkeep of the university facilities.

Essential Job Functions :

•Sweep, mop, and scrub floors, stairs (inside and outside buildings) and other surfaces.
•Scrub, strip, wax, and polish floors using heavy (industrial type) powered scrubber and buffers.
•Vacuum rugs in offices and public areas. Shampoo rugs periodically using heavy vacuum cleaner and rug shampooing machine.
•Clean and dust furniture, exhibit cases, pictures, door trim, and chalkboards.
•Replace liners in wastebaskets and trash containers.
•Wash window sills, glass in corridor doors.
•Wash glass and trim in entrance doors.
•Wash and/or clean interior wall spaces by hand or with powered wall washing machine, working on ladders and scaffolding, as required.
•Clean and service lavatories, toilet rooms, and rest rooms.
•Report items that need repairs (doors, faucets, windows, etc.)
•Collect and place in containers or plastic bags trash and debris, place trash in collection area for removal by sanitation trucks.


High School diploma and one to two years’ experience in custodial care of a similar facility. Will also accept any combination of education, training, or experience which fulfills the requirements of the position and needs of Alcorn State University.

Licensing and Certifications :

•Must possess and maintain a Mississippi Driver’s License.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

•Ability to work within the overall organization of Facilities Management.
•Must be able to follow oral and written instructions and the ability to express ideas effectively and concisely.
•Must be willing to seek training to enhance or learn new skills.
•Must adhere to all safety standards and work practices set by Facilities Management.
•Should be well organized and able to work independently without close supervision.
•Should be vitally interested in custodial care.

Work in noisy (above 85 decibels) areas:


Sedentary Work - Exerting 10 pounds:


Light Work - Exerting up to 20 pounds:


Medium Work - Exerting 20-50 pounds:


Heavy Work - Exerting 50-100 pounds:


Very Heavy Work - Exerting in excess of 100 pounds:

Not Required


Not Required

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EEO Statement:

EEO Statement:
Alcorn State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or other factors prohibited by law in any of its educational programs, activities, services, admissions, or employment practices. The following offices are designated to handle inquires and/or complaints regarding non-discriminatory policies and procedures of Alcorn State University:
Complaints, inquiries, or specific requests in regard to Title IX and Section 504 directives should be made to: Title IX Office, Walter Washington Administration Bldg., Room 519A, Lorman, MS, 39096, (601) 877-6700.
Complaints, inquiries, or requests in regard to non-discrimination in employment practices should be made to: Human Resources Department, Walter Washington Administration Bldg., Room 107, Lorman, MS, 39096, (601) 877-6188
Questions, complaints, or requests in regard to ADA/ADAAA compliance in employment practices should also be made to the department of human resources.

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Job No:
Posted: 11/11/2020
Application Due: 11/30/2020
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