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COORDINATOR OF HOUSEKEEPING

SUMMARY:

The Coordinator of Housekeeping is responsible for overseeing and monitoring custodial and minor maintenance activities in building facilities at an institution of higher education. This position is governed by state and federal laws and institution policy.

TYPICAL FUNCTIONS:

Supervises custodial workers, semi-skilled maintenance repairmen, and/or subordinate supervisors by interviewing, hiring, training, planning work schedules, recommending personnel actions, and handling disciplinary problems.

Conducts inspections of building facilities to determine custodial and/or maintenance needs.

Writes work orders or makes referrals to physical plant personnel concerning major maintenance and/or repairs.

Inventories supplies and equipment and writes purchase orders for needed items.

Tests, recommends, and implements new housekeeping methods and techniques, and monitors operations to determine quality of services.

Participates in planning, pertaining to housekeeping requirements, of new or remodeled building facilities.

Complies and submits various housekeeping financial, activity, and statistical reports to appropriate campus officials.

Performs other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES, AND SKILLS:

Knowledge of supervisory practices and procedures. Knowledge of custodial and maintenance practices and techniques. Knowledge of materials and equipment used in custodial/maintenance work. Ability to determine maintenance and custodial needs of building facilities. Ability to maintain records and compile reports related to custodial and maintenance activities.

Ability to supervise a medium to large-sized staff of subordinate supervisors, custodial workers and semi-skilled maintenance repairmen.

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus four years of experience in housekeeping, custodial maintenance, or related area, including two years in a supervisory capacity.

Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Arkansas Division of Higher Education.

OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.


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