Manager - Custodial Services - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah 84058

United States

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Detailed Job Description

To provide consistent reliable and timely support to Facilities by managing the Custodial Department and maintaining the overall cleanliness of the University. Coordinating the moving and set up of furnishings, replacement of furniture and other tasks; thus ensuring a safe, clean, and comfortable environment for facilities owned by the University.
Essential Functions, Major Duties, and/or Accountabilities:
-Directs the custodial staff in correct performance of duties. Hires and ensures the training of full time custodial staff. Manages the custodial staff emphasizing safety, security, good public relations, and following departmental custodial procedures. 40%
-Evaluates staff performance and provide progressive discipline. Evaluates procedures, labor distribution, supply usage, performance, and results. 20%
-Directs equipment repair, vehicle up-keep, furniture set-ups and moves, lighting replacement and reporting of maintenance needs to include furniture replacement. 10%
-Manages and controls budget, purchasing, billing, cost analysis, testing, labor costs and other budget requirements. 10%
-Coordinates supply chemical and equipment testing; analyzes results and upgrades as necessary. Understands and uses computers, custodial equipment, and other equipment necessary to complete duties. 10%
-Perfom other job related duties as assigned. 10%

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited instition with an associates degree and 4 years' experience (2 years must be in management) OR any combination of education and experience totaling 6 years (2 years must be in management).

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

(1) Knowledge of custodial practices, machinery, and related equipment.
(2) Knowledge of supplies, equipment, and/or services ordering and inventory control.
(3) Working knowledge of floor care, chemical usage, safety, and general custodial techniques.
(4) Ability to understand verbal and nonverbal instruction with a diverse group.
(5) Ability to understand and follow safety procedures.
(6) Ability to supervise and train employees, to include organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments.
(7) Ability to lift and manipulate heavy objects.
(8) Ability to read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures.
(9) Ability to foster a cooperative work environment.
(8) Ability to foster a cooperative work environment.

Special Instructions to Applicants

- To be considered an applicant for employment you must apply online through the UVU.Jobs website.
- To receive full consideration for post-secondary education, please submit copies of transcripts or diploma of highest degree earned. Transcripts do not have to be official copies.
- To be considered in the first screening, the online application and required application documents (see below) must be submitted by the screening or closing date.
- Our system can only accept supplemental documents (such as cover letters or transcripts) in PDF or Word format. The file size of documents must be less than 2MB. It is strongly recommended that you take documents that are not in an electronic form and scan them into a separate black and white PDF file so you can attach them electronically to the online application. You can get help with this at a local copy center if needed.
- Any offer of employment will be contingent upon the results of a background check, which includes a criminal records check. A criminal conviction is not necessarily a bar to employment.
- Application materials become the property of UVU.
- For questions contact Human Resources at

Keyword Phrases

  • Manager
  • Custodial Services
  • student centered teaching organization
  • building communities of engaged learners
  • beautiful mountain location
  • Facilities Management
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Associate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Manager
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter