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Residntial Bldg Superintendent

Northeastern University
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Dec 13, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Facilities Management & Physical Plant
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Full Time
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Residntial Bldg Superintendent

About Northeastern:
Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.

Our locations—in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahant—are nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.

Northeastern's comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs— in a variety of on-campus and online formats—lead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.

About the Opportunity:
The Northeastern University Facilities Management Division is currently looking for Building Superintendents to join their team on the main Boston Campus.

Shifts Currently Available:

Residential Building Superintendent
  • Sunday 6AM-2:30PM & Monday through Thursday 12PM-8:30PM
  • Tuesday through Friday 12PM-8:30PM and Saturday 6AM - 2:30PM

Academic Building Superintendent
  • Sunday 6AM-2:30PM & Monday through Thursday 12PM-8:30PM

Responsibilities: Perform a variety of duties to assist in the maintenance and repair of Residential and Academic Buildings as assigned by the Operations Managers. Service and clean offices, classrooms and common areas by vacuuming, replacing light bulbs, emptying recycling bins, and emptying trash. Daily inspection of assigned buildings, and reporting any defects through Facilities work order system. Will dust and wash walls and furniture and will wash glass in the office or on partitions. Will service restrooms by filling soap dispensers, sanitary napkin dispensers, and restock paper towels and toilet paper. As necessary, will mop up water, leaks, and spills and will unplug sinks or unclog toilets. Is responsible for opening and closing a building and keeping the entryways accessible. This includes sweeping debris off stairs and sidewalks in front of the building. Permanent member of the snow removal team duties to include being on call on a 24-hour basis during the winter months, shoveling snow applying deicer, etc. Is responsible for putting away delivered stock items such as cases of toilet paper, paper towels, and soap in stock room. Assist other superintendents in setting up staging, tables and chairs for University functions, as well as moving and setting up residence hall and academic building furniture. Cover other buildings when building superintendents are on vacation.

Suitable references and the ability to follow directions and interact with a variety of people. Must be able to work overtime during the week and on weekends when needed. Must have a valid Massachusetts driving license. Must be able to lift up to a minimum of 50 lbs. Must be able to work alone and climb multiple sets of stairs, work off ladders, staging etc. Requirements: Thirty days after employment employees are required to become a member of Union Local 615. This position requires a criminal background check. Residential Building Superintendent is considered Essential Personnel. This is a condition of employment. All University staff members must successfully complete a 90-day probationary period. *40 hour work *Snow team is a requirement of this position. Job description subject to change based upon the University needs and demands.

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Additional Information:
Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see

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