Custodial Services Coordinator
Appointment Type and Duration:
$17.43 - $26.00 per hour
Review of Applications Begins
December 19, 2023; position open until filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
Please complete the online application, including relevant work
history, dates of employment, and education. We use that
information to determine if applicants meet the minimum
qualifications. Please also include three professional references.
Candidates will be notified prior to references being
University Housing, a department within the Division of Student
Services and Enrollment Management, is committed to supporting
student success by cultivating inclusive communities. Our goal is
to provide a robust living experience through accessible and
affordable state-of-the-art housing, dining, and social and
academic programs for the entire student body to develop community
leaders, innovators, and change-makers who will enrich the
We value equity and inclusion, responsibility and integrity,
innovation and learning, and safety and security. University
Housing staff work hard to incorporate these values into daily work
and practices to ensure an excellent UO experience.
University Housing units which include Business Services
Operations, Dining Services, Facilities Services, Promotions &
Student Recruitment, and Residence Life. University Housing is a
$100-million dollar educational and business department that is a
self-sustaining, self-liquidating agency of the University
(receives no tuition or tax support for its operating
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.
As a Custodial Services Coordinator within our organization, you
hold a pivotal role in the oversight and coordination of custodial
services, ensuring the cleanliness and maintenance of our
buildings. Beyond supervision and coordination, you actively
participate in general custodial tasks under the direct supervision
of the Custodial Manager. Your duties include the assurance of
cleanliness standards, effective staff management, and inventory
A primary responsibility involves conducting routine inspections of
our facilities to guarantee their proper cleanliness and upkeep.
You promptly report any maintenance needs and keep comprehensive
records of issues requiring attention. Additionally, your role
encompasses the implementation of corrective measures and
retraining for custodial staff when their performance falls below
Efficient staffing and shift management are vital components of
your position. You are responsible for meeting staffing
requirements, even in the case of unplanned absences, by arranging
substitute staff as necessary. You also play a significant role in
training new custodial employees and delegating tasks during the
designated shift, all while maintaining safety standards.
Maintaining a well-organized inventory of supplies, furniture,
equipment, linens, and materials is an important aspect of your
role. You coordinate custodial supply needs and replenish supplies
as required. Promptly reporting any missing furniture or equipment
is critical to maintaining a well-equipped environment.
As a Custodial Services Coordinator, your role extends beyond
supervision; you actively contribute to the cleaning tasks, which
include emptying ashtrays and wastebaskets, cleaning various
surfaces, refilling dispensers, and dusting. You are responsible
for the sanitation of restrooms, sinks, and showers, as well as
floor care and carpet maintenance. Handling minor maintenance and
equipment repairs, such as changing light bulbs and addressing
clogged drains and toilets, is also within your purview.
Furthermore, you promptly report any necessary building maintenance
and safety issues. Your responsibilities also encompass arranging
and relocating furniture for special functions, preparing reports,
and maintaining various records.
Regarding security, you are accountable for the locking and
unlocking of buildings, managing lighting systems, and conducting
security rounds to ensure proper system functionality. Any security
deficiencies are promptly reported, and you manage the distribution
and collection of keys as needed.
In your role as the Custodial Services Coordinator, you can expect
to engage in physically demanding work that involves walking,
bending, stooping, and climbing regularly. This position also
requires driver certification.
The Custodial Services Coordinator position is integral to the
upkeep, safety, and functionality of our facilities. Your
dedication and attention to detail are invaluable in effectively
managing custodial staff, upholding standards, and maintaining an
orderly inventory. By overseeing the cleanliness and maintenance of
our buildings, you play a vital role in creating a safe and
inviting environment for all.
- Two years of experience in custodial services work.
- Excellent verbal, written, and electronic communication
- Conflict management skills.
- Internal and external customer service skills.
- Experience with a computer maintenance management
- One year of leadwork experience.
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
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
To apply, visit https://careers.uoregon.edu/en-us/job/533037/custodial-services-coordinator