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Salary/Rate: $2,121/month @ 1.0 FTE
Facilities Management and Planning administers custodial services; building maintenance and alterations; utilities operations (heating and cooling); landscape services; capital construction review as it pertains to future maintenance; property control and inventory; delivery services; stores operations and other support activities necessary for the benefit of administration and academic areas of the campus community. The SOU campus includes 175 acres of grounds, 140 of which are under active use and maintenance. Facilities Management maintains 21 major buildings comprising over one million square feet of building space. The department is staffed by approximately 45 full time personnel and is responsible for approximately 9% of the total campus budget. This position exists to complete the custodial responsibilities of Facilities and to provide occasional support to other Facilities operations. The custodian cleans a building either alone or in conjunction with other custodians and may perform a variety of tasks or only certain designated tasks depending on the assignment. Custodial tasks include cleaning and sanitizing restrooms and showers, maintaining trash, dusting, window cleaning, carpet and floor cleaning and maintenance, and other periodic duties associated with maintaining the overall appearance and sanitation of the academic buildings.
Effective 5/17, priority consideration date extended. See Details below
Minimum Classification Qualifications:
Minimum qualifications are not established for this classification. The appointing authority is responsible for recruitment and selection. Refer to Personnel Rule 105-43-005.
One year custodial experience is preferred, specifically within a public or school setting. Prefer experience with carpet and hard floor cleaning equipment such as extractors, scrubbers, and buffers, as well as the knowledge of proper procedures for carpet and hard floor maintenance.
All Listed Duties:
Daily work may include one or more of the following: 1. Cleans classrooms and arranges desks and chairs, cleans boards 2. Cleans offices 3. Dust mops / wet mops hallways and buffs floors 4. Cleans, sanitizes, and stocks restrooms 5. Cleans stairwells (inside and out) 6. Vacuums / dustmops floors. 7. Assigns work for student worker(s) and monitors performance.
Maintains carpets by extracting, shampooing, etc.
Maintains hard floors by scrubbing, buffing, stripping, waxing.
Periodic work: 1. Changes lights 2. Cleans windows 3. Orders supplies 4. Helps with moves and setups
Cleans around perimeter of the building(s): 1. Cleans walks 2. Sweeps entrances and porches 3. Snow removal
Helps maintain equipment
Other duties as assigned by supervisor
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Must be willing to travel and attend training programs off-site for occasional professional development.
Must be able to work additional hours and adjust working hours to meet special jobs. May be called back periodically to perform work as needed on an emergency basis.
Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment background check.
Under the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA): -Position classification defined as “exempt” are not subject overtime -Position classifications defined as “non exempt” are subject to overtime
The person holding this position is considered a
Internal Number: 7739
About Southern Oregon University
SOU provides career-focused, comprehensive educational experiences to over 6,200 students. Along with an emphasis on student success and intellectual growth, SOU is committed to diversity, inclusion and sustainability. Theoretical and experiential learning programs provide quality, innovative experiences for students. At SOU, students build strong community connections through internships, mentorships, field studies, capstone projects, volunteer opportunities and civic engagement.