Housekeeper—3rd Shift

Taylor University
March 17, 2023
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Housekeeper - 3rd Shift

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Job Description

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.


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

General Expectations

  • Follow all safety protocols and expectations.
  • Make yourself available for all training expectations.
  • Be willing to change as equipment, techniques and operating requirement necessitate.
  • 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 work.
  • 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 other buildings
  • Work with your team leader (or in their absence the Housekeeping Manager) to resolve issues as they arise (students, employees, facilities, etc.).
  • 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 do so.
  • Other

  • 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 requirements.
  • 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.

    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.

    Required Experience:

    Education: High school diploma or GED

    Experience: 2 years' experience in Housekeeping is preferred but not required

    Physical Requirements:

     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 position:

  • 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?
  • Required Skills

    Job Location

     Upland, Indiana, United States

    Position Type



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