Housekeeper - 3rd Shift
Taylor University is seeking applications of candidates for Housekeeper. This
is a (full-time , 12 month, non-exempt position ) located in
Upland, Indiana. Resumes will be accepted until position is filled.
MISSION STATEMENT: The mission of Taylor University is to develop servant
leaders marked with a passion to minister Christ's redemptive love and truth
to a world in need.
Each position at Taylor University is intended to help us fulfill this mission
To support the University wholeheartedly while providing housekeeping services
with effective and efficient skills and a great attitude; all at a quality we
can be proud to showcase.
REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS
Support the Five Core Themes of Facilities Services
Students – Our Highest Priority
Safety – Our Only Option
Superior - Better Than We Found It
Seeing – Your Facility
Sustainable – Preserving the Earth
Follow all safety protocols and expectations.
Make yourself available for all training expectations.
Be willing to change as equipment, techniques and operating requirement
Be willing to share with your fellow housekeepers ways to make work more
effective and efficient.
Be open to change methods as needed.
Carry a positive attitude.
Be willing to pitch in when help is needed.
Be a great team member by supporting your team leaders as they do the hard
work of leading and thinking of other team needs as you complete your
Must have a general level of technological proficiency and a willingness
to use and learn technology.
Normal Daily Duties (majority of the time)
Works on an assigned team and carry out your daily assigned duties.
Perform the duties as needed by the team:
Restroom/shower/locker room cleaning
Carpet floor care including project work
Hard surface floor care including project work
Collection of waste and recycling
Detail cleaning including dusting, cleaning glass, sanitizing surfaces, edge and corner cleaning.
Assists with establishing the (1) standard day work schedule and (2)
flex work day schedules for the work assigned.
Flexes routine work assignments to assist in contingency cleaning for
Work with your team leader (or in their absence the Housekeeping
Manager) to resolve issues as they arise (students, employees,
Completes each day with the housekeeping cart stocked and ready to use
upon arrival the next day.
Emergency Response (infrequent)
Responds to emergency situations on campus if available. Employees must be
willing and ready to accept overtime as the opportunity arises. We
understand it may not always be possible but we need everyone willing to
Supports the other Facilities Services areas when called upon due to University needs.
All other duties as assigned.
Need to carry cell phone and be readily accessible.
Ability to work independently and work well with others on a team.
Ability to provide customer service attitude with students, employees,
alumni, and parents.
Ability to interact and develop positive relationships with vendors and
the public at large.
Proven experience in and general knowledge of safe work practices in
general and for the Housekeeping trades, including regulatory
Ability to use and maintain tools and equipment.
Basic understanding of cleaning processes and chemicals required to
complete cleaning in assigned areas.
Willing to have a physical exam at Taylor's expense, if requested.
Able to clean stairs and lift 50 pounds.
CONTACT WITH OTHERS:
Internal – Administrative staff, hourly staff, faculty, and students
External – Parents and families of present and prospective students, friends
of the University,
outside vendors, the general public, etc.
Education: High school diploma or GED
Experience: 2 years' experience in Housekeeping is preferred but not required
1. Frequent bending, lifting, and other movements requiring flexibility.
2. Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds.
3. Ability to read and speak English.
4. Allergies must be under control.
5. Vision: 20/40 with aid
6. Hearing: Normal levels with aid
7. Limbs – use of all limbs
Interested candidates should attach a cover letter, resume, and transcripts.
All materials will remain confidential. The University is keenly interested in
diversifying its staff and strongly encourages women and members of minority
groups to apply. Evaluation of applications will begin immediately and
continue until the position is filled. Taylor University complies with federal
and state guidelines for nondiscrimination in employment.
Please be prepared to answer the following questions when you apply for this
What is your personal faith journey/Christian testimony?
What are the most significant implications of your faith commitment to
your life today?
Please list other experiences and skills, which especially qualify you for
this position at Taylor University.
What do you perceive to be your personal gifts, strengths, capabilities
and limitations as they relate to the position for which you are applying?
Upland, Indiana, United States
Boyd Buildings and Grounds Complex