Position Number: 993773
Work Type: Staff/Classified
Location: Kent Campus
Home Org/Dept: Residence Halls Custodial Services - Kent Campus 
Kent Campus - Kent, OH
Plans and supervises custodial activities and staff within a designated building or group of buildings on a single shift. Reports to Assistant Housekeeping Manager, Housekeeping Manager, or other designee.
Additional Basic Function – if applicable:
Examples of Duties:
Duties/essential functions may include, but not be limited to, the following:
Plans the daily custodial activities within a designated building or group of buildings.Supervises Custodial Crew Leaders, Custodial Workers, Laborers, and other classified, temporary, or student employees engaged in custodial activities on a single shift; has authority and responsibility to exercise independent judgment in:- Planning and directing the work activities of employees.- Assigning and monitoring work duties and responsibilities.- Establishing and modifying work methods, schedules, and priorities.- Interviewing job applicants and conducting performance evaluations of classified employees.- Recommending formal personnel actions (e.g. hiring, termination, promotion, discipline, layoff/recall) for assigned employees and initiating appropriate action to implement recommendations.- Communicating and enforcing policies and procedures, resolving problems, addressing employee concerns and complaints and adjusting grievances.- Maintaining and monitoring records regarding employees' work hours, overtime/compensatory time, sick leave, vacation, performance, and other information as required.- Authorizing time worked and recommending the approval/disapproval of leave requests.- Ensuring appropriate training of staff, identifying training needs, and developing and implementing training activities.Inspects assigned buildings and work areas, including buildings cleaned by contracted employees to ensure proper cleanliness and sanitation standards are maintained.Prepares electronic reports and presentations.Maintains inventory; requisitions housekeeping supplies and equipment.Acts as liaison between departmental staff within facility and advises management of housekeeping needs.Performs other related duties as required.
Additional Examples of Duties – if applicable:
High school diploma or equivalent. A minimum of two (2) years of custodial experience, to include one (1) year supervisory experience.
Valid Ohio driver's license with safe driving record.
Inventory controlCustodial operation and appropriate safety practices
Interpersonal communication to effectively interact with university personnel and public in person, electronically, and over the telephone (e.g. to transmit work directives, to discuss and clarify requests for work, to order supplies from vendors) *Written communication (e.g. to compose correspondence, reports, etc.) *Computer skills (e.g. word processing and reporting)
Supervise, interview, evaluate, discipline, and train employeesPlan and direct work activities, to manage time effectively and set prioritiesResolve problems independently and make decisions *Operate and maintain cleaning equipmentRead and comprehend a variety of written materialsPerform basic mathematics (e.g. add, subtract, multiply and divide whole numbers, fractions and decimals and to calculate percentages) *Work independently or with a teamPromote customer service
Preferred Qualifications – if applicable:
Asterisk (*) indicates knowledge, skills, abilities which require assessments
Working Conditions / Physical Requirements:
Moderate work exerting up to 75 pounds of force occasionally and requires light physical effort (e.g. stooping, bending, walking, lifting) to demonstrate equipment use and check work progress. Incumbent may be exposed to occasional discomforts such as dust, dirt, odors, and variable temperatures. Incumbent is required to travel from building to building frequently.
Tuesday through Saturday 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; however, schedule may vary to include evenings, weekends and holidays to meet departmental needs.
Must pass a security check.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
For official job descriptions, visit www.kent.edu/hr.
Kent State University is a Smoke-Free, Tobacco-Free University effective July 1, 2017. Smoking and tobacco use are not permitted on any of Kent State’s campuses or other locations and properties that are owned, operated, or leased by Kent State, both domestic and international. For additional details, visit www.kent.edu/smoke-free.
The intent of this description is to illustrate the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and should not be interpreted to describe all the specific duties and responsibilities that may be required in any particular position. Directly related experience/education beyond the minimum stated may be substituted where appropriate at the discretion of the Appointing Authority. Kent State University reserves the right to revise or change job duties, job hours, and responsibilities.
Advertised: August 8, 2018 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: August 22, 2018 Eastern Daylight Time
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