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Lead Housekeeping Worker (Second Shift) 00207

Christopher Newport University
Newport News, VA
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Working Title:

Lead Housekeeping Worker (Second Shift) 00207

Role Title:

Housekeeping and Apparel Worker II

Position Number:



Non Exempt

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Appointment Type:

Full Time

Type of Posting:

General Public

Is Sensitive Position?:


Designated Personnel:


Responsible Employee:

This position is designated as a “responsible employee” who has the authority to redress sexual violence, who has the duty to report incidents of sexual violence or other student misconduct, or who a student could reasonably believe has this authority or duty.

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This position is a “designated position” meaning this position could potentially be required to work (depending on the event) during an emergency closing.

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This is a restricted position subject to availability of funding.

Departmental Objective:

The Freeman Center is the focal point for Christopher Newport University’s indoor sport, recreation and health and wellness services along with providing a place for the university community to meet and for students to perform. The goal for this facility is to offer a quality “indoor” venue for athletic teams during Conference and NCAA competition, support the personal development and well-being of the members of the University community, and expand the reach of the University to the local, regional and National spotlight.

Purpose of the Position:

This position will ensure the cleanliness of assigned areas by performing various housekeeping duties. It will also oversee the work of assigned housekeeping workers. Additionally, this position will assist in maintaining inventory and distribution of supplies.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities (KSA's) and/or Competencies required and preferred:


Good interpersonal and communication skills

Ability to direct work assignments

Basic computer skills

Thorough knowledge of cleaning methods and cleaning supplies

Skilled in the use of housekeeping equipment such as vacuum cleaner, buffers and scrubber machines

Ability to stand for extended periods of time, lift and carry objects up to 50 lbs., tolerate frequent bending, stooping and climbing stairs

Ability to follow oral and written instructions

Ability to communicate effectively and to maintain positive relations with faculty, staff and students

Ability to work 2nd shift hours, including weekends

Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification Required :

Education Required: High school diploma or equivalent

Experience Required:

Previous supervisory experience

Experience in performing housekeeping work

Experience using a computer

Experience using various types of housekeeping equipment

Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification Preferred :

Preferred Experience:

Valid Drivers License

Demonstrated experience working in a college/university setting

Experience in supervision of housekeeping/janitorial personnel

Experience in training personnel

Experience using machine and chemicals to clean, shampoo, strip and wax floors

Salary Information:

Commensurate with Experience

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Conditions of Employment:

Per the Governor’s order, as a state employee, you would be required to disclose vaccine status. If you are fully vaccinated, you must provide documents confirming this status. The Governor requires that all employees who are unvaccinated, or not yet fully vaccinated to be tested weekly until they are fully vaccinated. This is a condition of employment.

This is a classified position. New and returning classified employees are required to complete a 12-month probationary period; This position includes Commonwealth of Virginia and CNU employee benefits; Selected candidate must attend 3-day New Employee Orientation Program.

Selected candidate must have the ability to stand for extended periods of time, lift and carry objects up to 50 lbs., tolerate frequent bending, stooping and climbing stairs;

Selected candidate must have the ability to work 2nd shift hours, including weekends.

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

Christopher Newport University (CNU) will make a reasonable effort to accommodate persons with disabilities in the application and/or interview process. Persons with disabilities who require accommodation should contact the CNU Human Resources Office by calling (757) 594-7145.
CNU will only accept online applications through the website. Online applications must be received by midnight on the closing date indicated in a job announcement. Faxed, emailed, hand-delivered or mailed applications and attachments will NOT be accepted. Applicants are welcome to complete an online application by using computers located in the Office of Human Resources. Address: CNU North – 301 Hiden Boulevard, Suite 101, Newport News, VA 23606. Public computers are also available in nearby libraries and at the Virginia Employment Commission. Address: 600 Butler Farm Road, Hampton, VA 23666 (M-F 9am-4:30pm).
Applicants who possess an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) or Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Card) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only), must attach these forms with their application, in order to receive credit.
Applicant finalists are required to complete a CNU sponsored background check. After accepting employment, individuals are required to complete a USCIS Form I-9 (employment eligibility verification) and present documentation from the USCIS List of Acceptable Documents that establishes both their identity and employment authorization to work in the United States. The provided documents will be verified through the Department of Homeland Security E-Verify website.
CNU, an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE), is fully committed to access and opportunity.

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EEO Statement:

Christopher Newport University, an EO Employer, is fully Committed to Access and Opportunity. Notice of Non-Discrimination & Title IX Policy Statement:

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