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Day Shift Student Affairs Housekeeping Worker

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Work type: Staff
Senior management: Vice President for Student Affairs
Department: Facilities & Operations
Location: Blacksburg, Virginia
Categories: Housekeeping, Student Affairs / Services

Job Description

Attends to housekeeping needs and assures a clean, sanitary and safe environment in the residential halls where residents can live and learn and in other assigned areas in Student Affairs. Responsible for maintaining established standards of cleanliness and sanitation including student lounges, offices, lobbies, stairs, rest rooms, showers, windows, and other interior space. Duties include floor maintenance, dusting, gathering and removal of trash, snow and ice removal from entranceways and sidewalks, raking leaves and gathering trash from areas near buildings and replenishing supplies. Operates powered and manual cleaning equipment. Reports needed equipment and building repair and any unsafe or unusual housekeeping situations. Responsible for the care and handling of housekeeping supplies, equipment, and assigned keys.

Required Qualifications

Must have excellent customer service and communication skills for interaction with employees, students, and visitors at a large university campus.
• Knowledge of commercial/industrial cleaning methods.
• Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
• Safely and efficiently operate electrically powered and manual cleaning equipment.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in cleaning of institutional, domestic, or commercial areas.

Pay Band

1

Appointment Type

Regular

Salary Information

Salary $31,200/year

Review Date

Open until filled

Additional Information

Housekeepers play a critical role in accomplishing the University's mission of keeping our community clean, sanitary, and welcoming. We recognize that some employees need greater schedule flexibility when it comes to work hours. That's why we've made this position eligible for an alternate 40-hour per week schedule; including 4 (10-hr) days OR 5 (8-hr) days OR other reasonable combination of hours/days to reach 40 hours.

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.

 

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or military status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Sarah Schuster at sdavis15@vt.edu during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

About Student Affairs:

Student Affairs at Virginia Tech fosters a community where each student creates a customized experience to meet their goals. Building on our motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice our Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our ongoing efforts to increase access and inclusion and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth. We are actively seeking people to join our community and help us prepare leaders for the world. Our people in Student Affairs are committed to student well-being and assuring that all students Experience VT by demonstrating, supporting, and operationalizing our Aspirations for Student Learning. If you are someone dedicated to ensuring student success, then we want you to consider being a part of our team!

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