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Custodial Supervisor

Drexel University
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Oct 14, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Facilities Management & Physical Plant
Employment Type
Full Time
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About Drexel

Drexel is one of Philadelphia's top 10 private employers, a comprehensive global research university and a major engine for economic development in the region. With over 24,000 students, Drexel is one of America's 15 largest private universities. Drexel has committed to being the nation’s most civically engaged university, with community partnerships integrated into every aspect of service and academics.

Job Summary

Drexel University's Facilities Management department is seeking a qualified candidate to serve as Custodial Supervisor on the University City campus.

This is typically a Monday to Friday, day shift position however some weekends or evenings may be periodically required to support university operations or events.

Essential Functions
  • Supervise, mentor and evaluate assigned custodial employees. Ensure adherence with the Union Contract and University policies and procedures.
  • Oversee the cleaning of the facilities by inspecting the sites regularly and maintaining standards established by department.
  • Report and coordinate building mechanical malfunctions and maintenance corrections with appropriate members of department.
  • Prepare work schedules for custodial staff, assign work duties and supervise the completion of assignments. Track time and manage weekly payroll for assigned employees using the time clock software.
  • Operate various types of equipment and machinery for the purpose of training staff, which may include but are not limited to stripping machines, buffing machines, hand trucks, water vacuums, vacuum cleaner, shampoo machines, etc.
  • Use the work order system to manage customer requests and preventative maintenance. Coordinate event requests and special needs.
  • Assist Grounds with snow removal as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Minimum of Five (5) years experience in custodial maintenance, preferably at an educational or health care facility
  • Two (2) years supervisory experience in custodial maintenance, preferably at an educational or health care facility, with direct responsibility for unionized staff.
  • Knowledge of operation of battery operated equipment.
  • Experience with snow removal preferred.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Proficiency using a computer required.
Physical Demands
  • Typically sitting at a desk/table
  • Typically standing, walking
  • Lifting demands ≤ 25lbs

University City – Philadelphia, PA

Additional Information

This position is classified as exempt with a salary grade of I. For more information regarding Drexel’s Professional Staff salary structure,

Special Instructions to the Applicant

Please make sure you upload your CV/resume and cover letter when submitting your application.

Review of applicants will begin once a suitable candidate pool is identified.


Advertised:Oct 14 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close:Nov 15 2021 Eastern Standard Time

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