Night Custodial Manager

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Night Custodial ManagerSchool/Division: Campus Operations

Office:Facilities and Operations

Full-Time or Part-Time:Full-Time

About Hofstra:

Hofstra University is a nationally ranked and recognized private university in Hempstead, N.Y. that is the only school to ever host three consecutive presidential debates (2008, 2012 and 2016). At Hofstra, students get the best of both worlds. Our campus is a leafy oasis just a quick train ride away from New York City and all its cultural, recreational and professional opportunities. We offer small classes and personal attention, with the resources, technology and facilities of a large university. Students can choose from more than 160 undergraduate program options and 165 graduate program options in the liberal arts and sciences, education, health professions and human services, the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs, the Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science, the Frank G. Zarb School of Business, the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, the Maurice A. Deane School of Law, the Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies, and the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Hofstra University is a dynamic community of more than 11,000 students from around the world who are dedicated to civic engagement, academic excellence and becoming leaders in their communities and their careers.


Reporting to the Associate Director of Campus Operations, the Night Custodial Manager is responsible for delivering quality and reliable custodial services during the overnight custodial shift.

Responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to:
•Plans, schedules and directs work assignments to ensure applicable completion of tasks.
•Ensures all event set-up and break-down handled efficiently.
•Manages and responds to emergency calls in a timely manner.
•Monitors attendance, punctuality and performance of 40 union employees.
•Estimates the time, materials, supplies and materials needed to perform custodial operations and support University events.
•Conducts and reports findings of daily inspections of assigned areas for safety, quality of cleanliness and general building conditions.


•Bachelor’s degree required.
•Minimum of 8 years of experience supervising unionized custodial operations, preferably in a higher education, hotel management or conference center setting required.
•Thorough knowledge of cleaning, disinfecting and safety procedures and experience in the operation of commercial custodial equipment required.
•Knowledge of the proper handling, storage and application of custodial products.
•Strong interpersonal skills to communicate and interact effectively with a broad range of campus guest, students, faculty and staff.
•Prior experience managing diversified responsibilities across multiple campus buildings in a work environment that is subject to changing priorities and time constraints.
•Availability to work University events such as Commencement, occasional weekends/holidays and any weather-related emergencies.
•Possession of a valid NYS driver’s license.
•Experience with Microsoft Office, CAFM and computerized payroll systems is required.
•Ability to physically move around on the grounds of the campus is necessary.

Application Instructions:For consideration, please send a cover letter and resume to: [email protected] Please indicate “Night Custodial Manager” in the subject line.

Voluntary Self-IdentificationAll applicants are invited to complete the three (3) voluntary self-identification forms

Deadline:Open Until Filled

Date Posted: 12/23/2020

Posting Number: 898551-20




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Posted: 1/8/2021
Application Due: 3/8/2021
Work Type: Full Time