Northwestern University’s Residential Services helps build a community environment for students through housing-related services, intentional learning opportunities and residential settings that include residence halls, residential communities, and residential colleges. Learn more about the Residential Services department and the Operations and Services team here: https://www.northwestern.edu/living/index.html
Currently, there are several Custodian vacancies with different schedules. The available schedules are as follows:
Saturday-Wednesday, 7:30AM - 4:00PM
Saturday-Wednesday, 3:30PM - 12:00AM
Saturday-Wednesday, 11:00PM - 7:30AM
When submitting your application, please specify your preferred shift(s).
The pay rate for this position is $16.50 per hour.
Uses machines or other tools as needed to clean, renovate, and renew floor surface finishes; to sweep, dry mop, wet mop or machine scrub and wax floor; to sweep and shovel snow or remove debris from steps and walks; to vacuum rugs and carpets; to move furniture, office equipment, supplies, etc.
Provides light maintenance service such as replacing light bulbs and lubricating locks etc.
Collects and places in containers for removal by truck, debris removed from offices, lounges, hallways, lavatories, walks, steps and other rooms in buildings or houses.
Cleans, dusts, washes and polishes furniture, exhibit cases, fixtures, doors, interior/exterior, glass, partitions, framed pictures, office equipment, trim and related furnishings.
Cleans and services lavatories, toilet rooms, rest rooms, smoking urns, trays, and keeps units supplied with necessary items such as soap and towels.
Reports any repair problems or negative conditions to supervisor.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Knowledge of institutional or commercial cleaning methods, techniques, cleaning chemicals, supplies and equipment.
General knowledge of the tools, equipment, and setups for use with conferences.
Basic knowledge of the activities and services necessary to efficiently provide services for conference activities.
Ability to maintain effective working relationships with fellow workers, residents and conference guests.
Knowledge of procedures for accident reporting.
Ability to perform duties promptly and efficiently under pressure of deadlines and with interruptions.
Ability to be flexible in order to meet the needs of the residents.
Ability to work independently and use sound judgment.
General math comprehension.
Ability to follow written and oral instructions.
Knowledge of hospitality industry with key emphasis on quality service.
Work-Life and Wellness:Northwestern offers comprehensive programs and services to help you and your family navigate life’s challenges and opportunities, and adopt and maintain healthy lifestyles. We support flexible work arrangements where possible and programs to help you locate and pay for quality, affordable childcare and senior/adult care. Visit us at https://www.northwestern.edu/hr/benefits/work-life/index.html to learn more.
Professional Growth & Development:Northwestern supports employee career development in all circumstances whether your workspace is on campus or at home. If you’re interested in developing your professional potential or continuing your formal education, we offer a variety of tools and resources. Visit us at https://www.northwestern.edu/hr/learning/index.html to learn more.
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The Northwestern campus sits on the traditional homelands of the people of the Council of Three Fires, the Ojibwe, Potawatomi, and Odawa as well as the Menominee, Miami and Ho-Chunk nations. We acknowledge and honor the original people of the land upon which Northwestern University stands, and the Native people who remain on this land today.
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Northwestern University is a major private research university with 12 academic divisions located on three campuses in Evanston, Chicago, and Education City in Doha, Qatar. We have approximately 2,500 full-time faculty members, 17,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and over 5,700 full and part-time staff. Northwestern University combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative environment. It provides students and faculty exceptional opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth.