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University of Oregon
Oregon, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Dec 9, 2021

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Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Facilities Management & Physical Plant
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Job no: 528608
Work type: Classified Staff
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Custodial, Student Life/Services

Department: Erb Memorial Union
Classification: Custodian
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: $13.73 - $17.90 per hour
FTE: 1.0
Positions available: 2 Review of Applications Begins
To ensure consideration, please apply by December 26, 2021; applications reviewed on an ongoing basis until all positions are filled.
Special Instructions to Applicants
To apply for this position, please submit an online application.

What you will do:

You'll perform a wide range of custodial tasks, including cleaning bathrooms and hallways, sweeping, mopping, dusting, spot-cleaning furniture and carpets, and disinfecting high-touch surfaces. You will also be cleaning floors using an auto scrubber at times, all while providing outstanding customer service to building users which include students, parents, community members, and the public.

You'll work with a group of colleagues and as part of a team that values teamwork and customer service.

The available schedule is Sunday-Thursday, 8:00 pm - 4:30 am. Employees are eligible to receive a $1.00/hour shift differential for all or any major portion of hours worked between 6:00 pm and 6:00 am, and for hours on Saturday or Sunday.

What you need to qualify (minimum qualifications):

  • At least one year of custodial experience and a basic knowledge of commercial cleaning equipment and chemicals.
    For success in this position, you will have... (professional competencies):
  • Ability to perform duties in a way that advances and supports the mission of the department and the University.
  • Ability to work effectively in a diverse team environment and create effective relationships for problem-solving and positive interactions.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to maintain a safe and safety-conscience workplace.
  • Ability to maintain a respectful workplace and model a positive and proactive attitude.
  • Ability to model the highest ethical standards.
  • Superior customer service skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Ability to understand and work from written and oral instructions.
  • Ability to respond to unexpected interruptions with flexibility and to re-prioritize work appropriately.
    It is preferred, but not required, to have... (preferred qualifications):
  • Experience with commercial cleaning equipment and industrial chemicals.
  • Experience maintaining floors in a large facility.
  • Experience prioritizing work duties and working independently with little to no supervision.
  • Experience using email as a communication tool.

    Why you should work for us:

  • We provide excellent benefits including health, dental, retirement plans, and paid time off.
  • UO offers a tuition discount for eligible employees or family members in participating programs at UO or other Oregon public universities.
  • We offer financial assistance for professional development.
  • We are a unionized work environment that values employees.
  • You will work with a variety of people.
  • You get to work in a building in the heart of campus with a wide variety of offerings.

    Who We Are:

    The Erb Memorial Union a department within Student Life provides an array of services and programs to help students benefit fully from their educational programs and to help the University carry out its mission of research, teaching, and service. The EMU provides an opportunity for enhancing the out-of-classroom experience of the student body, culturally, socially, educationally, and recreationally. Through full and complete utilization of its personnel (both students and staff), facilities, and services, the EMU shall provide such programs as shall complement and supplement the academic program of the University.

    Other Information:

    This is an essential position and you'll need to make a reasonable effort to report to work at times that the university may be closed due to bad weather.

    Work conditions may include lifting, operating machinery, and standing for long periods of time.

    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.

    University of Oregon students and employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. For additional information see:

    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

    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 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 statement of non-discrimination.

    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

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