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The Associate Director for Custodial Services is responsible for the custodial care of residence halls, office space, and day-care centers maintained by Residential Programs and Services. Leads this work while directing the staff to ensure clean, orderly, and attractive conditions of all facilities. The incumbent will have the opportunity to focus on operational needs by:
Establishing work standards and procedures for custodial staff.
Planning work schedules to ensure adequate service.
Meeting regularly with facility staff, residence hall management, conference staff, and interior design staff to ensure efficient and effective deployment of staff resources.
Inspecting and evaluating physical conditions of facilities, submitting recommendations to management for painting, repairs, furnishings, relocation of equipment, and reallocation of space.
Provides direction and guidance in work area to enhance the safety and well-being of students, supporting the academic mission of Indiana University.
Responsible for career development and employee engagement. Conducts analysis of management, programs, and maintenance costs to determine areas where cost reductions may exist. Constructs and manages an annual departmental budget which accounts for all labor, equipment, and supply expenses associated with the custodial care of the university's residence centers. Directs periodic inventories of supplies and equipment, and investigates and tests new and improved cleaning instruments and methods. Contributes to team-based management by chairing or participating on senior level work teams. Promotes harmonious relations among residents, staff, and other members of the university community.
Responds to various emergencies to direct appropriate action to avoid loss of life and damage to property.
Bachelor's degree and four years of related experience and/or training, and one year of management experience in a relevant field.
Combinations of education and related experience may be considered.
Possess a valid driver's license with the ability to be insured by Indiana University.
Interpersonal skills and a customer service orientation. Ability to effectively communicate and exchange information. Strong organizational and multitasking skills including the ability to manage multiple priorities.
Two or more years of experience in a leadership role performing a similar range of responsibilities. Two or more years of experience in budget management.
Working Conditions / Demands
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate with others. Frequently required to remain stationary or move through work areas, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, and reach with hands and arms. Occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and color vision. The examination and analysis of financial records frequently requires intense mental concentration and visual strain.
Salary Plan: PAE
Salary Grade: 4FC
Job Function: Engineering, Trades, & Facilit
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.
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