Appointment Type and Duration:
$13.73- $17.90 per hour
Review of Applications Begins
Position closes August 15, 2021
Special Instructions to Applicants
Please complete an online application and include three
Living on campus adds tremendous value for students and the
University. Students who live on campus their first year have
higher grades, are retained at the University of Oregon at higher
rates, graduate at higher rates and graduate more quickly.
University Housing, a department within the Division of Student
Services and Enrollment Management, is committed to facilitating
students' development as they build an inclusive community,
establish a sense of home, and succeed academically. Our goal is to
become the model of excellence for providing accessible,
affordable, and student-centered living-learning experiences; the
preferred choice for all UO students.
We value diversity and respect, integrity, equity and inclusion,
learning and growth, responsibility and accountability, safety and
security. University Housing staff work hard to incorporate these
values into daily work and practices to ensure an excellent UO
University Housing units include Business Services, Dining
Services, Facilities Services, Promotions & Student
Recruitment, and Residence Life. University Housing is a $68
Million educational and business department that is a
self-sustaining, self-liquidating agency of the University
(receives no tuition or tax support for its operating
University Housing custodians perform all custodial duties to
maintain clean, safe and sanitary conditions in and around the
residence halls, apartments, and houses of University Housing. They
should exhibit appropriate behavior in the workplace creating a
respectful and inclusive work environment. They will participate in
the augmentation of the division's strategic plan, provide services
that accomplish department core purpose and values and provide
services including direct communications with the customer.
With the guidance of the Facilities Services Coordinator and
Facilities Manager, this position makes decisions to prioritize
work for greater productivity; selects appropriate supplies and
equipment for best results from an assigned set of tools and
chemicals while following established cleaning processes and
procedures; ensures resident concerns are reported/routed to proper
channels; responds to customer questions; provides safety in the
workplace to ensure the protection of self and others.
This position reports to a University Housing Facilities Manager
and is led by a Facilities Services Coordinator. Work is reviewed
regularly by the Facilities Services Coordinator and Facilities
Manager. This is a full-time, 12-month position and shifts may
include days, nights, weekend and holidays.
Typical duties may include:
Cleaning, sanitation and light maintenance of assigned building
area; complying with safety procedures; communicating with
residents about custodial and maintenance issues, both orally and
in writing; moving and arranging furniture for special functions;
responding to emergency needs.
Duties may require these physical demands:
Lift 35 pounds routinely and up to 50 pounds occasionally; stair
climbing, overhead work, working on ladders, prolonged periods of
exertion, working in inclement weather, lifting and carrying,
bending, crawling, kneeling, reaching, and stooping; working in
freezers, coolers and basement spaces and occasional clean-up of
This position requires the employee to make every reasonable effort
to arrive at campus at their regularly scheduled times during
inclement weather and/or university closures unless otherwise
notified by their supervisor or manager. This includes times when
the university may be closed. Essential personnel must provide
reliable and current contact information at all times.
Special Requirement: Valid driver's license and ability to obtain
UO Driver's Certification for the purpose of driving University
One full year of work experience providing a service-type function
(example: custodial service, customer service, etc.)
- Ability to perform duties in a way that advances and supports
the mission of the department and University.
- Ability to work effectively in a diverse team environment and
form effective relationships for problem-solving and positive
- Attentiveness to detail.
- Ability to maintain a safety-conscious workplace.
- Ability to maintain a respectful workplace and model a positive
and proactive attitude.
- Ability to model the highest ethical standards.
- Customer service skills.
- Read and write in English for purpose of reading tickets and to
understand policies, procedures, and safety information.
- Basic foundation of knowledge of commercial cleaning equipment
and chemicals that would normally be obtained through a combination
of training and/or directly related industrial custodial
- Ability to use computer basics for the following: email, online
training, repair requests, managing timesheets and leave
FLSA Exempt: No
All offers of employment are contingent upon successful
completion of a background inquiry.
This is a classified position represented by the SEIU Local 503,
Oregon Public Employees Union.
The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits
package to eligible employees, including health insurance,
retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about
benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.
The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative
action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance
with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals
to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected
status, including veteran and disability status. The University is
committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and
employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in
connection with the application process, please contact us at
email@example.com or 541-346-5112.
UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex,
national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status,
disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity,
and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment
practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and
policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be
referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights
Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information,
related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the
In compliance with federal law, the University of Oregon prepares
an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and
services. The Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report is
available online at http://police.uoregon.edu/annual-report.
To apply, visit https://careers.uoregon.edu/en-us/job/527890/custodian