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Custodial Supervisor

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Work type: Officer of Administration
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Custodial, Executive/Management/Director, Operations/Infrastructure

Department: Campus Planning & Facilities Management
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: $45,000 - $55,000 per year
Compensation Band: OS-OA05-Fiscal Year 2019-2020
FTE: 1

Application Review Begins
February 10, 2020; position open until filled

Special Instructions to Applicants
To be considered for this position, applicants must submit a complete application. Complete applications must include an online application, cover letter and resume that address how the candidate meets the qualifications for the position, as well as responses to the following three supplemental questions.

1. Describe your experience leading the logistical operations for a project or program and please provide specific examples.
2. Please share your strengths and weaknesses in supervising employees in a unionized environment.
3. What does outstanding custodial customer service look like to you? Please share with us a time when you have demonstrated this level of service.

Department Summary
Facilities Services is a unit within Campus Planning and Facilities Management in the Finance and Administration portfolio. Finance and Administration is a vibrant and varied portfolio serving all aspects of campus life. Our employees perform a wide range of functions including offering essential financial tools and support to the university’s many departments, providing key resources to employees, and keeping campus safe, clean, accessible and beautiful.

Campus Planning and Facilities Management (CPFM) is a vibrant department, which comprises five units, and approximately 270 employees: Facilities Services, Utilities & Energy, Campus Planning, Office of Sustainability, and Design & Construction. The units of CPFM strive to provide excellent customer service to the University of Oregon campus and operate with the highest professional standards, communicating and collaborating with customers to support the stewardship of the campus.

Facilities Services (FS) is responsible for the management of human, financial and material resources, the development and implementation of programs, policies and procedures related to the operation, maintenance, repair and minor renovation of university buildings, grounds and infrastructure systems. These services provide the University of Oregon community with a safe, efficient, reliable, functional and aesthetically pleasing learning environment in support of the University’s mission and vision.

Custodial Services maintains a safe, sanitary, and aesthetically pleasing environment in order to enhance the learning experience.

Position Summary
Reporting to the Custodial Services Manager, the custodial supervisor is responsible for overseeing the cleaning of campus buildings. This includes overseeing a crew of twenty five or more custodians and coordinating and collaborating with customers, units and colleagues to create a clean, sanitary and aesthetically pleasing environment.

The custodial supervisor is responsible for making timely and informed decisions regarding purchases of supplies and equipment up to $1,500 per month.

Minimum Requirements
• Two years of supervisory experience.
• One year of professional custodial experience.
• It is an essential requirement of this position to qualify for and maintain UO driver's certification eligibility, which includes maintaining. an Oregon driver’s license throughout employment in this position.

Professional Competencies
• Provide leadership with the goal of optimizing organizational performance.
• Manage people in a way that advances and supports the mission of the department and university and promotes high employee morale.
• Maintain a safe and safety-conscious workplace.
• Maintain a respectful workplace and model a positive and proactive attitude.
• Model the highest ethical standards.
• Work effectively in a diverse team environment and create effective networks for problem solving and positive change.
• Provide superior customer service.
• Be receptive to feedback, improvement, willing to learn and embracing continuous change.
• Communicate effectively, orally and in writing.

Preferred Qualifications
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel with the ability to generate documents; experience with Microsoft Outlook or other email client with skills sufficient to manage heavy email traffic.

FLSA Exempt: No

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.

The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at or 541-346-5112.

UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

In compliance with federal law, the University of Oregon prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and services. The Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at

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