Housekeeper, Lead

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Work type: Staff 1199 Union, Staff Full-time
Department: Facilites & Maintenance
Location: Beren Campus, 245 Lexington Avenue, NY, NY
Categories: Facilities/Maintenance

Position Summary:       

A Lead Housekeeper is primarily responsible for daily work orders, all University event set-ups and breakdowns and emergencies, under direct supervision.

Position Responsibilities:

Provides routine guidance of others as to job duties;

  • Distributes work orders and assignments to workforce;
  • Report any damage housekeeping equipment or dangerous situations to a Manager or Supervisor;
  • Completes work assignments and work orders in an appropriate manner;
  • Covers housekeeping FTE’s assignments on sick or vacation as needed;
  • Perform other work related duties as assigned.

Experience & Educational Background:

  • High School Diploma and a minimum of 2 years of prior leadership experience is required.
  • Valid state issued driver’s license required.

Skills & Competencies:

Demonstrate ability to effectively interact with people of diverse, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds;

  • Must be able to work the majority of the day walking, twisting, bending, pushing, and kneeling while working;
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.;
  • Good communication skills and ability to interact with building/office occupants efficiently;
  • Knowledge of proper work procedures and proper use of equipment.
  • Must have excellent organizational, verbal, written communication skills and basic computer knowledge;
  • Must be able to prioritize and delegate tasks;
  • Must be able to physically lift boxes and bulk items such as furniture, supplies, etc.;
  • Respirator Fit Testing may be required.

About Us:        

Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University (YU) has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education, psychology, and more. 

We are a leading global educational institution that employs 2,000 people across our various campus locations -- Wilf Campus, Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, Resnick Campus in the Bronx, the Gruss Institute in Jerusalem, the Boys High School in Manhattan and the Girls High School in Queens. From the distinguished faculty who teach here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission through all that we teach, by all that we do and for all those we serve.  We seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who contribute to an exciting working environment, where there is a sense of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross section of people from diverse backgrounds working and studying together.

The University offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans, including immediate participation in the University’s retirement plan. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks paid vacation each year and have access to a shuttle to nearby subway locations.

Equal Employment Opportunity:    

Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

 

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