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Custodial Supervisor

Amherst College
Amherst, MA 01002
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Amherst College

Amherst Campus
Amherst Staff
Full time

Amherst has taken a leadership role among highly selective liberal arts colleges and universities in successfully diversifying the racial, socio-economic, and geographic profile of its student body. The College is similarly committed to enriching its educational experience and its culture through the diversity of its faculty, administration and staff.

Job Description:

Amherst College invites applications for the Custodial Supervisor position. The Custodial Supervisor is a full-time, year-round position, job group and level SM-1. Given Amherst's distinction as one of the most diverse liberal arts colleges in the country, the successful candidate will demonstrate the w ays in which they bring value to and will work towards supporting a broadly diverse community.

The Custodial Supervisor supervises a diverse custodial staff and oversees the cleanliness and sanitation and maintenance of academic, administrative, and dormitory buildings. Areas include; offices, classrooms, fitness center, laboratories, dormitory rooms, furnishings, and equipment as well as building entrances and exterior walkways. This is a working supervisory position dictated by staffing, meaning the person in the position will need to perform custodial duties as needed.

Work schedule: The position is designated as providing essential services and may be required to report to work, or remain on duty even when the College is closed. Our work is central to student life and their needs occur at a variety of times throughout the day, week, and year and in such, a flexible schedule with extended shift times may be required. The work schedule may vary and corresponds to the College's operational needs, but generally is Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 5:30 p.

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities
  • Hire, train, supervise and evaluate Custodial staff
  • Assist Special Services in overseeing office moves and special events
  • Develop, plan and coordinate work assignments including Summer Conferences and other College events
  • Utilize various software tools, including School Dude, TMA, EMS, Star Rez for efficiency Process payroll
  • Create and contribute to an intentionally inclusive work and college culture

Custodial Operations
  • Submit reports
  • Address issues related to work requests
  • Address dormitory related issues
  • Assist with snow and ice removal
  • Perform custodial duties as needed
  • Respond to emergencies

  • High School or Vocational Diploma, or equivalent
  • Valid Driver's License and successful credentialing is required in order to operate college vehicles
  • 2 years of custodial or equivalent experience
  • Demonstrated supervisory and/or leadership skills
  • Commitment to, experience with, and ability to work effectively with a broad spectrum of individuals from a variety of diverse backgrounds.
  • Strong customer service, time management, organizational, problem-solving and project management skills
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and the ability to learn new software programs
  • Attention to detail
  • An acceptable criminal offender records information (CORI) check
  • Successful completion of pre-employment physical and lift test
  • Associates Degree in business
  • DOT Requirements for operating a CMV (operation of a vehicle in excess of 10,000 lbs. GVWR, or more than 9 passengers)
  • Similar role at an academic institution or large facility

Physical and Environmental Demands:
  • Frequent lifting, carrying, pushing, and pulling 30 lbs; occasional lifting, carrying, pushing, and pulling over 30 lbs and up to 50 lbs with assistance and occasionally on own.
  • Moving large furniture with assistance. Repetitive motions including; arms, wrists, hands, fingers, and knees.
  • Visual - close concentration/manual dexterity. Frequent movement including reaching, bending, standing, walking, ascending/descending stairs, and ladders.
  • Outdoor elements including exposure to fluctuations in 10 - temperature and weather conditions.
  • Hazardous materials including chemicals and biological. Other exposures include dust, odors, wet/slippery conditions, and blood-borne pathogens.

Amherst College is pleased to provide a comprehensive, highly competitive benefits package that meets the needs of staff and faculty and their families. Benefits are an important part of our overall compensation, so it is critical that you review all of the options to ensure it meets your total compensation requirements. Click here for Benefits Information .

Interested candidates are asked to submit a resume and cover letter online at https://amherst.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/Amherst_Jobs . Please be sure to upload all requested documents in the first step of the application process. Applications cannot be revised once submitted. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

To find information about job group and level (JGL) follow this link.


Posted: 2021-05-14 Expires: 2021-06-15

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