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Union Custodial Supervisor

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Apr 15, 2024

Union Custodial Supervisor

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

Position Number: 01401810

Introduction (Description of School/College/Dept/Program)

Job Summary
Under the general supervision of the Custodial Services Program Manager, this position is responsible for developing, supervising, and maintaining a comprehensive custodial program within the UWM Student Union. The Student Union is a 330,000 sq. ft. facility which traffics 10,000+ patrons daily and hosts 14,000+ meetings/events annually.
The Custodial Services Supervisor hires, trains, and supervises a diverse custodial workforce. This position schedules staff, makes work assignments, and supervises full-time custodians, student employees, and other temporary staff.

This position will work primarily 2nd shift hours (2:30pm - 11:00pm) on weekdays, but may be required to work other shifts depending upon staffing and events.

Minimum Qualifications
  1. Experience with custodial related duties with a working knowledge of cleaning procedures, equipment, and chemicals
  2. Work experience in a supervisory or lead worker role, demonstrating the ability to coordinate people and resources
  3. Ability to work 2nd shift hours from 2:30pm to 11:00pm

Preferred Qualifications
  1. Experience supervising a custodial or maintenance operation
  2. Experience with staff scheduling and developing a staffing plan that involves seasonal changes
  3. Experience training staff
  4. Knowledge of floor care equipment and processes

Application Instructions
When referencing employment history, please address your experience with the minimum and preferred qualifications listed above. Please also include email and phone numbers for three professional references. You may provide this information by uploading a resume, cover letter, and reference list.

UWM is required to conduct Post-Offer Pre-Employment screenings on all selected candidates for custodial related positions. Employment is contingent upon successfully passing the screening.

This position has a starting salary of no less than $50,000/annual. Salary will
be determined by the finalist’s experience, education, training, internal/
external pay equity, and other factors.

Application Notes
For this position, applicants are required to apply online. UWM will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications. Additionally, applicants must complete all required fields and attach any required documents. The process is complete when the message “Your application has been submitted” is displayed and you receive a confirmation number.

Legal Notices AA/EO Statement

UWM is an AA/EO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

Reasonable Accommodations

UWM provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual with a disability. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact or 414-229-4463. This job announcement and other material on this site will be made available in alternate formats upon request to an individual with a disability.

Confidentiality of Applicant Materials

UWM is a State agency and subject to Wisconsin’s Open Records Law. UWM will not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by Wisconsin’s Open Records law. In certain circumstances, the identities of “final candidates” and/or the identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request.

CBC and Reference Check Policy

Employment will require a criminal background check. UWM takes the prevention of sexual misconduct seriously. As such, you and your references will be required to answer questions regarding any past findings of sexual violence and sexual harassment or any pending allegations of sexual violence or sexual harassment.

Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (Clery Act)

For the UWM Annual Security and Fire Safety Reports (i.e., Clery Report), which includes statistics about reported crimes and information about campus security policies, see, or call UWM’s Dean of Students Office, Student Union 345 at (414) 229-4632 for a paper copy.

Employment Authorization

In compliance with federal law, all persons at the time of their start date will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

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