Executive Housekeeper Home Manager/Supervisor

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The Executive Housekeeper reports directly to the First Lady of Claflin University.  He/she is responsible for executive house-cleaning and maintenance of Dunwalton.  Responsibilities including ensuring cleanliness and event readiness; supervising other cleaning personnel and grounds keeping; serving as personal assistant to the first lady; managing household deliveries, communicating with external vendors, follow up of orders, greeting guests and visitors; purchase and order groceries and household supplies, keep kitchen stocked and organized; record expenditures, directing and reporting accurate telephone messages and other related duties as assigned by supervisors.


Previous executive level housekeeping experience is required.  Candidate must be able to follow directions, present a professional persona and posses exemplary ethics and integrity; must have the ability to operate basic equipment and to complete work independently.  Telephone etiquette and basic written and oral communication skills are a must.  Candidate must posses exceptional customer service skills.  Background check is required. 


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:  This position may require some evening and weekend hours.


Claflin University is a nationally ranked comprehensive institution of higher education affiliated with The United Methodist Church. A historically black university founded in 1869, Claflin is committed to providing students with access to exemplary educational opportunities in its undergraduate, graduate and continuing education programs. Claflin seeks to foster a rich community comprised of students, faculty, staff, and administrators who work to nurture and develop the skills and character needed for engaged citizenship and visionary and effective leadership.

In its undergraduate programs, Claflin provides students with the essential foundation of a liberal arts education. Emphasizing critical and analytic thinking, independent research, oral and written communication skills, the University invites students to use disciplined study to explore and confront the substantive challenges facing the global society. Claflin’s graduate programs provide opportunities for advanced students to increase their specialization in particular fields of study oriented toward professional enhancement and academic growth. Its continuing education programs provide students with expanded avenues for professional development and personal fulfillment.

Clafin Guiding Principles

At the center of everything we do is a system of values informing and guiding all policies and programs. These values, expressed through our decisions and actions, are defined by five overarching guiding principles:

Commitment to Excellence

Through doing things better and differently.

Commitment to Valuing People

By providing a safe, wholesome and healthy environment for our people to live, learn and work. 

Commitment to Being Customer Focused

Ensuring that everyone knows who the customer is, and takes steps to show it.

Commitment to Exemplary Educational Programs

By educating our students in a way to help them have a full, quality life and function as productive citizens.

Commitment to Financial Accountability

By putting in place sound and effective fiscal policies which are consistent with the mission and goals of the university.

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