Housing Facilities Services (HFS)
at the University of
encourages applications for a Custodial
! This position assists the Supervisor by providing
leadership to a crew of custodians. Additionally, they will fulfill
the basic purpose of the work unit by cleaning and disinfecting
showers and bathrooms, sweeping, mopping or vacuuming floors, or by
removing ice and snow from walks, steps and entrances. The
Custodial Team Lead in this position reports maintenance problems
such as burned out bulbs or tubes, running water, and plugged
drains to the Supervisor.
The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a
culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students
dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We
are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and
individuals with disabilities.
Who We Are
The Division of Student Affairs consists of 30 departments that
provide student support and services dedicated to helping students
become successful, curious, competent individuals during their time
at CU Boulder.
The work in Student Affairs supports all factors of the student
experience, no matter what department a staff member may work in.
This includes where students live, eat, make friends, build
professional skills and find help if they need it. Many departments
provide involvement opportunities, educational resources and
support services to help students find their community and build
lifelong skills. Student Affairs also has shared services
departments that support the work and staff of our student-facing
areas, including areas like assessment, business services,
financial planning, human resources, marketing communications and
information technology (IT).
With over 800 staff members in the Division of Student Affairs, our
diverse team is uniquely positioned to personalize the student
experience and advocate for students, enhancing their success
inside and outside the classroom.
Housing Facilities Services (HFS)
is a comprehensive
facility management operation that provides around-the-clock
support to over 10,000 residents and 20,000 conference guests
annually. Services include maintenance, repair, renovation, project
management, capital construction, housekeeping and grounds-keeping
operations. HFS has approximately 190 full-time employees and
approximately 80 part-time and student staff, who all strive to
give residents the best living experience possible.
What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be
- Empty and remove the contents of all waste or desk side
recycling receptacles and properly dispose of trash and/or
recyclable materials in the appropriate containers.
- Dust and/or wash window sills, blinds, woodwork, doors, clean
elevator walls and control panels. Dust overhead pipes, light
fixtures and all unobstructed horizontal and vertical
- Wash door glass, blackboard frames, chalk trays and erasers.
Dust all furniture as needed.
- Wash blackboards and whiteboards in classrooms as needed.
- Use backpack vacuum to thoroughly clean all floor surfaces and
stairwells and vacuum upholstery as needed.
- Vacuum entryway mats and elevator door tracks daily, as well as
erasers and chalk trays in classrooms and conference rooms.
- Close all open windows, turn off lights and close and lock
- Use specialized “touch free” restroom cleaning system to
provide consistent cleaning to restrooms.
- Pick up debris from floors, empty all waste receptacles;
restock all supplies daily; disinfect fixtures, partitions, and
floors; brush-scrub restroom floors and showers; use high pressure
spray to rinse partitions and floors; scrub sinks, toilets, and
urinals; use squeegee tool to clean off partitions, mirrors and
- Vacuum dirt, debris and water from floors; use blower feature
to dry floors; scrub and disinfect drinking fountains daily for
guest restrooms clean with regular hands-on cleaning methods.
- Clean entrances of facilities daily: sweep, empty ashtrays,
clean entry doors, clean out leaves and cobwebs from corners.
- Extract carpeted hallways once per week, mop all hard surface
floors and spot mop spills daily.
- Assist with stocking closets with cleaning supplies for the
facilities; take out bulk trash; remove graffiti, spot clean
carpets, and remove gum from floors as necessary.
Emergency & Miscellaneous Work
- Provide a safe and healthy environment for University of
Colorado students, staff, and visitors by removing ice and snow
with shovels, ice scrapers, or salt from outside walks, steps and
- Perform initial emergency clean up, including cleaning up water
or debris, and extracting carpeted floors and upholstered furniture
- Move or assist in the moving of heavy furniture.
- Replace dirty linen with clean linen, and make the beds during
- Stripping and finishing of hard surface floors
- Participate in the “Eyes and Ears Program” and "Emergency
Response Teams" as needed.
Assist with Supervisory Duties
- Clean and perform minor maintenance on all custodial equipment
to keep it in accurate working order.
- Empty and clean all vacuums, buckets, and hydro- and hepa-vacs
- Keep the custodial workstation clean and well stocked with
supplies and materials needed to perform the work in the assigned
- Maintain the custodial workstation in a safe manner, add water
to floor drains as needed, report updates to building floor plans
What You Should Know
- Assist in planning, assigning, coordinating, inspecting and
reviewing custodial routine cleaning activities.
- Adjust assignments to accommodate absences. The position must
also perform supervisory substitution work in the absence of the
supervisor, and other duties as required.
- Assist Supervisor with ordering supply and year-end inventory
- Help inspect room readiness at Move Out and Move In, also
during conference session.
The schedule for this position is Monday-Friday 7AM-3:30PM.
What We Can Offer
- The annual salary for this position is $41,704.
The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits
, including medical, dental,
retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The
University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in
Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education
environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder
Be empowered. Be resourceful. Be Boulder.
What We Require
What You Will Need
- One year of experience in an occupational field related to the
work assigned to the position.
What We Would Like You to Have
- Ability to communicate effectively with supervisors,
co-workers, and customers.
- Ability to lift, move and operate cleaning tools and
- Any previous supervisory work experience.
To apply, please submit the following materials:
- A current resume.
- A cover letter that specifically tells us how your background
and experience align with the requirements, qualifications, and
responsibilities of the position.
We may request references at a later time.
Please apply by December 31, 2023
Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For
consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs
This position is designated “essential services.” The incumbent is
required to respond to requests for work during campus emergencies
(snow, wind, rain, flood and any other natural or man-made event)
and report to work for his / her regularly assigned shift during
emergency campus closures.
Posting Contact Information
Posting Contact Name:
Boulder Campus Human Resources
Posting Contact Email: