Academic Custodian Supervisor - Sign on Bonus!

Grand Forks, ND
Jun 03, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Position Information: $1000 Sign-on Bonus*Description

The Academic Building Services Supervisor is primarily responsible for supervising the daily operations of subordinate Building Services staff in designated buildings in the Facilities Management department at the University of North Dakota.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Organize cleaning schedules and assign work. 
  • Ensure areas that are short staffed are covered, by reassigning, readjust the work of others or performing the work when necessary.  
  • Ensure staff use correct and safe procedures to complete duties and respond to work-related injuries promptly. 
  • Assist in communication of Policies and Procedures to staff. 
  • Complete staff evaluations and building inspections. 
  • Approve/Disapprove staff requests for leave.  Keep records of leave used by staff. 
  • Keep accurate documentation on staff and provide corrective/disciplinary action as needed. 
  • Verify and approve timecards, daily work and labor in Famis for accuracy in a timely manner. 
  • Instruct employees in the proper methods and equipment to be used in the performance of their work.  Inspect the work of subordinates to ensure proper cleaning standards are met and maintained. 
  • Provide ongoing training for all employees as needed. 
  • Order cleaning supplies using Famis Issue Requests.  Create Purchase Requisitions for non-stock purchases. 
  • Assist the Executive Building Services Manager with other duties as assigned.
  • Training and clerical duties.

All Facilities Management positions are subject to call-backs 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. 

Required Competencies
  • Requires the ability to interact and communicate with students, faculty, staff, and co-workers. 
  • Ability to work in a diverse workforce.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively and follow directives.
  • Requires sound decision-making skills.
  • Successful completion of a background check.
Minimum Requirements
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • 3 years custodial experience
  • 1 year supervisory experience
  • MS Word, Outlook, and Excel experience
  • Valid Drivers License
  • Successful Completion of a criminal history records check

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the US and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

Preferred Qualifications
  • 3 years supervisory experience.
  • Experience with UND policy and procedures.
  • Experience using FAMIS.
Minimum Hiring Salary/Position Classification

$35,0000/year, Full Time, Benefited; Non-exempt

*$1000 Sign-on Bonus to be paid to new hires only. $500 bonus to be paid on first paycheck and $500 to be paid upon successful completion of six-month probationary period.

Shift:  10:30pm to 7:00am; Sunday night to Friday morning


Includes single or family health care coverage (premiums paid for by the university), basic life insurance, EAP, retirement plan, tuition waiver, annual and sick leave. Optional benefits available: supplemental life, dental, vision, flexible spending account, supplemental retirement plans.

To Apply

Please submit all required application materials before 11:59pm on the closing date.

Additional Information

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All information listed in this position announcement will be used by Human Resources, the Hiring Department, and EO/Title IX for screening, interviewing and selection purposes.

Confidentiality of Application Materials

Pursuant to NDCC 44-04-18.27, applications and any records related to the applications that identify an applicant are confidential, except records related to the finalists of the position, which are open to the public after the search committee has identified the top three finalists who will be invited to campus.

EEO Statement

The University of North Dakota is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or other protected characteristic. Women, minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants are invited to provide information regarding their gender, race and/or ethnicity, veteran’s status and disability status as part of the application process. This information will remain confidential and separate from your application.

Veteran’s Preference

Veterans claiming preference must submit all proof of eligibility by the closing date. Proof of eligibility includes a DD-214 or NGB 22 and if claiming disabled status, a current letter of disability from the VA dated within the last 12 months.

Clery Statement

In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the University of North Dakota publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report. The report includes the university’s policies, procedures, and programs concerning safety and security, as well as three years’ of crime statistics for our campus. As a prospective employee, you are entitled to a copy of this report. The report and statistical data can be found online at You may also request a paper copy of the report from the UND Police Department located at 3851 Campus Road, Grand Forks, ND, 58202.

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