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Housekeeping Manager 00200

Christopher Newport University
Newport News, VA

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Working Title:

Housekeeping Manager 00200

Role Title:

Housekeeping and Apparel Manager I

Position Number:



Non Exempt

Pay Band:


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 and recreation and health and wellness services and initiatives, while providing a place for the University community to meet and for students to perform. The goal for this facility is to offer an increased edge for our “indoor” 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:

Reporting to the Building Manager of the Freeman Center and Pope Chapel through the Maintenance Supervisor, the successful candidate will supervise the operations of housekeeping and be responsible for the efficiency and quality of services provided.
This position serves as the focal point for all special request and schedules concerning housekeeping. It also supervises and maintains the cleanliness of the buildings.

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


Ability to work a flexible schedule to include nights, weekends and holidays

Demonstrated ability to order and maintain all housekeeping supplies

Thorough knowledge of housekeeping methods

Demonstrated ability and knowledge to use various types of equipment and machines utilized in housekeeping

Demonstrated ability to train others on the use of equipment

Ability to keep records

Excellent communication skills

Above average computer skills


Knowledge of proper cleaning techniques

Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification Required :

Education Required: High school diploma or equivalent
Valid Driver’s license

Experience Required: Previous experience supervising.
Experience using various types of housekeeping equipment.
Experience with computer systems such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc.) or equivalent

Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification Preferred :

Experience Preferred: Experience maintaining inventory. Previous experience in supervision of housekeeper/janitorial personnel. Experience in purchasing supplies and/or equipment. Experience in training personnel.
Experience in a college/university setting.

Salary Information:

Starting at $32,900,Commensurate with Education and Experience

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Conditions 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 2-day New Employee Orientation Program;

Selected candidate must have the ability to work a flexible schedule to include nights, weekends and holidays.

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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.

In support of the Commonwealth’s commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their Certificate of Disability (COD) provided by a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services
(DARS). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS to get their Certificate of Disability. If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link:, or call DARS at 800-552-5019.

CNU, an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE), is fully committed to access and opportunity.

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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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