Custodial Area Supervisor

University of Southern Mississippi
June 12, 2023
Offerd Salary:$600 milli
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Custodial Area Supervisor

The University of Southern Mississippi is currently accepting applications for the position of Custodial Area Supervisor.

Position Details

Location Hattiesburg

118 College Drive Hattiesburg, Mississippi, 39406-0001 United States Division Residence Life Position Type Staff Employment Status Full Time Grant Funded No Pay Grade


Posting Close Date Open Until Filled

Job Summary Supervises, coordinates, and participates in the care, cleaning, and general housekeeping of all Housing and Residence Life buildings and is principally responsible for the oversight of 4 to 8 buildings and the daily management of 4 to 8 employees.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conducts inspection of assigned areas to ensure completion of work assignments.
  • Discusses general custodial procedures with personnel of the assigned areas, implements changes in procedures of chemicals, supplies, and techniques
  • Maintains knowledge of materials and supplies used in cleaning buildings.
  • Makes work assignments in accordance with predetermined schedules, reviews the work of employees.
  • Trains, organizes, schedules and assigns work routines to a large group of employees.
  • Works from oral and written instructions to make immediate changes in the work program to meet modification of services desired.
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in a timely, fair and objective manner and performs other duties as assigned.
  • Minimum Qualifications

    One year certificate from college or technical school; or two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience; Driver's License Required.

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Knowledge of chemicals and cleaning techniques, management principles, department policy and procedures.

  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence, operate commercial grade floor machinery, capable of driving all vehicles and equipment in the housekeeping department.

  • Ability to demonstrate discretion when dealing with sensitive or confidential matters.

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral form.
  • Ability to manage own time.
  • Preferred Qualifications Prefer 2 years of work experience in similar or related field of work, familiarity with computer based time clock and familiarity with maintenance work order systems.

    About The University of Southern Mississippi The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) is a comprehensive public research institution delivering transformative programs on campuses in Hattiesburg and Long Beach, at teaching and research sites across the Mississippi Gulf Coast, as well as online. Founded in 1910, USM is one of only 131 universities in the nation to earn the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education's "R1: Doctoral Universities - Very high research activity" designation, and its robust research enterprise includes experts in ocean science and engineering, polymer science and engineering, and large event venue safety and security, among others. USM is also one of only 37 institutions in the nation accredited in theatre, art and design, dance and music. As an economic driver, USM generates an annual economic impact of more than $600 million across the state. USM welcomes a diverse student body of more than 14,000, representing 71 countries, all 50 states, and every county in Mississippi. USM students have collected four Truman Scholarships and 37 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships, while also leading Mississippi with 27 Goldwater Scholarships, an honor that recognizes the next generation of great research scientists. Home to the Golden Eagles, USM competes in 17 Division I sports sponsored by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). For more information, visit www.

    As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer/Americans with Disabilities Act institution, The University of Southern Mississippi encourages minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities to apply.

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