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Custodian; University Centers	
Posting # 3302

Department Description:
The Hahn University Center and Student Life Pavilion (UCSLP) together serve as the hub for student life activities with full-service dining areas, a sustainable market as well as office space for student affairs, campus publications and student organizations. In addition, we offer one-stop hospitality and event services for community and off-campus needs.

University Description:
The University of San Diego, a contemporary and engaged Roman Catholic institution, was founded by the Diocese of San Diego and the Society of the Sacred Heart in 1949. Governed by an independent board of trustees since 1972, USD remains committed to a liberal arts education grounded in the Catholic intellectual tradition and the pursuit of truth, goodness and beauty. Inspired by this centuries old tradition of Catholic higher education, the University welcomes people of all faith traditions and any, or no, religious background. The future success of USD relies on the contributions of those who seek to foster the development of engaged global citizens and an earnest confrontation of humanity's urgent challenges.

Detailed Description:
The Custodian is responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of the non-dining area of the Hahn University Center and Student Life Pavilion. Supervision received from Assistant Director of SLF in Consultation with Lead Custodian.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Unlocking and locking of Door locks
  • Wet-mopping of hard surfaced floors
  • Dry mopping and/or sweeping of hard surfaced floors
  • General Cleaning of sinks, toilets etc
  • Understanding of basic operation of plumbing fixtures and drains
  • Refuse removal
  • Cleaning and dusting of furnishings
  • Communication with UC/SLP tenants to ensure excellent customer service
  • Operation of vacuums, carpet buffers, carpet extractors, Kaivac cleaning systems
  • Ability to maintain inventory of necessary machinery
  • Ability to maintain inventory of cleaning supplies
  • Pick up weekly supplies

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Daily lock/unlock and cleaning of common areas of Hahn University Center and Student Life Pavilion (UCSLP), Salomon Lecture Hall. Daily duties include cleaning bathrooms, hallways, lounge spaces meeting rooms and offices.
  • Assist building management with priority projects which may include; floor refinishing, furniture moving, upholstery cleaning.
  • Assist the UCSLP management team with service to guests. Duties may include room set-ups, public relations, refuse removal and other duties as assigned.

    Job Requirements:
    Minimum Qualifications:
  • Ability to speak, read and write English.
  • At least 3 years of related experience.

    Performance Expectations - Knowledge Skills and Abilities:
  • Ability to lift fifty pounds.
  • Understanding of and knowledge of safe handling of chemicals and MSDS rules and regulations.
  • Understanding of custodial processes and procedures.

    Special Conditions of Employment:
    Employee is required to wear a uniform prescribed and furnished by USD. Due to hours of operation of the Hahn University Center and Student Life Pavilion the custodian may be expected to work weekends and/or evenings.

    Tools & Equipment Used:
    Vacuums, hand tools, floor buffer, carpet extractor, mops, and other tools related to the trade.

    Background check: Successful completion of a pre-employment background check.

    Degree Verification Requirement: Persons offered employment in this position will be required to provide official education transcripts for degree verification purposes.

    Posting Salary: $15.00/hour; Excellent Benefits.

    The University of San Diego offers a very competitive benefits package, to include medical, dental, vision, a retirement contribution given to you by the University (with three year vesting period), and access to on-campus Fitness Centers. Please visit the benefits section of our website to view all of the perks and benefits that USD has to offer.

    Special Application Instructions:	
    Visit to complete our online application and, for full consideration, please upload a resume to your application profile for the hiring managers' review. If you have any questions or difficulties please contact the Employment Services Team at 619-260-6806, or email us at [email protected]

    Additional Details:
    Hours: 37.5 hours per week. Monday-Friday 7am-4pm (hours will vary based on department needs).

    Closing date: Open until filled

    Note: External job postings will be up for at least five days. After that time, applications will be reviewed by the hiring manager/committee throughout the posting period. A candidate may be selected at any time which could then close this posting on a date earlier than listed.

    The University of San Diego is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the campus community.

    The University of San Diego is a smoking and tobacco-free campus. For more information, visit

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    Job No:
    Posted: 4/30/2021
    Application Due: 4/30/2033
    Work Type: Full Time