1st Shift Housekeeper

Job description

1st Shift Housekeeper


The Housekeepers’ primary responsibilities are to assist the Lead Housekeeper with routine cleaning and custodial care for assigned facilities, projects, coverage of special events, manage assigned teams for summer blitz cleaning of facilities, operate light and heavy janitorial equipment, and perform special cleaning projects as assigned. Participate in training and development opportunities as required. Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to cleaning entrances, lobbies, offices, lounges, classrooms, study rooms, restrooms, stairwells, common residential areas, floor care, shower rooms, dining rooms and auditoriums.


Reports to Lead Housekeeper


High School Diploma


    Under the direction of the Lead Housekeeper the Housekeeper will maintain specified cleaning responsibilities in assigned buildings and should be able to make independent decisions to accomplish the day to day custodial responsibilities.
      Knowledge in the operations of building services and related equipment and tasks. Knowledge of “best practices” cleaning processes. Requires interaction with various staff members and fellow team members. Requires the ability to remain flexible while working closely with other housekeeping staff; in addition to all Facility Managers and departments across campus to coordinate specific services as needed.May be required to work overtime as directed by supervision.


This position supervises students assigned to projects.


According to Indiana Wesleyan University employment policy all employees must possess a strong Christian commitment and adhere to the standards outlined in the IWU Community Lifestyle Statement.

Required Skills:

    Ability to lift 50 lbsAttention to detail and ability to work independently and as a team member on detailed day to day tasks.Excellent organizational, problem solving and communication skills.Excellent decision-making skills.Team player.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. In addition, nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time.

Indiana Wesleyan University is committed to equal opportunity in employment and maintaining a work environment free from all forms of unlawful discrimination. Accordingly, the University affords equal opportunity to all employees and prospective employees without regard to race, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

These have access to all the rights, privileges, and programs generally made available to employees at the University. It does not discriminate in the administration of its policies, programs, nor during any phase of employment, including hiring, promotion, demotion, treatment during employment, rates of pay or other compensation, and termination of employment.

As an educational institution operating under The Wesleyan Church, Indiana Wesleyan University reserves and exercises its privileges under applicable law to prefer employees on the basis of religion and who are best suited to its religious purpose.

Indiana Wesleyan University is an Equal Opportunity Employer




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Posted: 4/25/2021
Application Due: 5/9/2021
Work Type: Full Time