Housekeeping Supervisor

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Work type: Staff Full-time
Department: Facilites & Maintenance
Location: Wilf Campus, 500 West 185th Street, NY, NY
Categories: Facilities/Maintenance

Position Summary:      

The Housekeeping Supervisor at the Wilf Campus is responsible for day-to-day housekeeping responsibilities which include the cleaning of academic facilities, labs, offices, cafeterias, and dormitories. Also included are all set-ups required for academic and event activities on the campus and coordinating projects with the maintenance supervisors

Position Responsibilities:

  • Supervise night shift Housekeeping staff to ensure that all areas of the Wilf Campus are properly cleaned and maintained.
  • Ensuring that any set-ups needing to be made for morning programming is done.
  • Assigning staff tasks.
  • Other related duties, as assigned.
  • Respond to campus facility emergencies at all times.
  • Discipline employees in coordination with Human Resources as required.

Experience & Educational Background:

  • Associate’s Degree and/or 3-5 years of experience working in a diverse housekeeping environment.
  • Knowledge of general union guidelines and operating procedures.
  • Experience in higher education is preferred.

Skills & Competencies:

  • Speaks clearly and expresses self well in one-on-one conversations and groups.
  • Interacts and proactively shares information with internal and external contacts where appropriate.
  • Develops effective relationships with peers, students and employees.
  • Assumes responsibility to ensure issues/concerns will be addressed and monitors them through conclusion.
  • Effectively manages own time and resources.
  • Customer service first attitude.
  • Spanish language skills a plus.
  • Self motivated.
  • Driven toward increasing knowledge and technical certifications.

Salary Range

$60,000 - $70,000

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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