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Housekeeping Supervisor

Position Information

Position Information

Working Title: Housekeeping Supervisor
Role Title: Housekeeping and/or Apparel Worker II
Posting Number: SW0180230
About Virginia Tech:

Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Housekeeping Manager, the Housekeeping Supervisor supervises, schedules, directs and inspects the work of housekeeping workers and contract labor employees to maintain the required standard of cleanliness. This position trains housekeeping workers, acts as a resource person for resolving complaints, administers performance plans and evaluations, and monitors, controls and inventories equipment and supplies. This position also monitors snow/ice removal, daily outside area cleaning, recycling, extermination, delivery of supplies, and all required university activities.
Designated Emergency Personnel—requires employees to report to work during emergency situations and closings.

Required Qualifications:

- Housekeeping/cleaning experience in an institutional, or commercial cleaning environment such as hospitality (hotel/motel), commercial cleaning company, manufacturing, health care facilities, etc.
- Knowledge of cleaning methods and cleaning equipment.
- Must have good communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to comprehend and follow instructions.
- Must be able to safely and efficiently operate electrically powered and manual cleaning equipment.
- Must maintain a safe and secure work environment
- Ability to train and supervise workers and to perform a wide variety of cleaning tasks.
- Must be able to walk and stand extensively; climb stairs; safely move or handle up to 35 lbs.; bend, stoop, reach (including reaching above the head to dust), push/pull, perform repetitive motion, twist, and shovel snow.
- This position is designated Emergency Personnel, and requires employees to report to work during emergency situations, closings, and per supervisor’s instructions.

Preferred Qualifications:

- Supervisory experience.

Employment Conditions: Must have an acceptable and safe driving record, Must have a driver's license check, Emergency Personnel - health & safety related, Alternate work schedule - If other than M-F, 8-5 please describe below, Other (Describe Below)
Must have a conviction check: Yes
Describe Other:

- Normal work hours are 5 a.m. – 1:30 p.m, but work hours may vary to meet management and customer needs.
- May work around large numbers of people especially during class change and special events.
- May be assigned to work in different buildings to meet department needs.
- Must wear employer provided uniforms as instructed by supervisor.
- As situation dictates, must wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
- This position meets the criteria for issuance of a mobile communication device (such as radio, cell-phone, I-pad, I-pod, pager, etc.). Devices issued are the responsibility of the employee and are to be returned in satisfactory condition upon separation of employment. Devices are to be used according to supervisor instruction and according to relevant policies.

Employment Comments:
How to Apply for this Job:

To apply, applicants must complete the online application at www.jobs.vt.edu, posting #SW0180230, and attach a resume. Review of applications will begin on April 17, 2018.

Employee Category: Staff (Salary)
Appointment Type: Regular
If restricted or temporary, enter end date:
FLSA Status: Non-exempt: Eligible for overtime
Academic Year or Calendar Year: Calendar Year
Percent Employment: Full-time
If part time, enter Percent Time:
Pay Band: 2
Pay Range: Commensurate with Experience
Department: FS - Custodial Services
Work Location: Blacksburg
Location, if not Blacksburg:
Location Zip Code: 24061
Work Schedule: M - F; 5:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Posting Date: 04/06/2018
Review Begin Date: 04/17/2018
Job Close Date:
Restricted to university employees only? Yes
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement:

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veteran 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 any other basis protected by law.

For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the executive director for Equity and Access at 540-231-2010 or Virginia Tech, North End Center, Suite 2300 (0318), 300 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

If you are an individual with a disability and desire accommodation please contact the hiring department.

Quick Link: http://listings.jobs.vt.edu/postings/85448

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only)
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only).
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * How did you first learn about this job opening?
    • Chronicle of Higher Education - online
    • Chronicle of Higher Education - print
    • Higher Ed Jobs (www.higheredjobs.com)
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium - HERC (www.hercjobs.org)
    • Diverse Jobs (www.diversejobs.net)
    • Insight Into Diversity (www.careers.insightintodiversity.com)
    • Indeed (www.indeed.com)
    • Roanoke Times Online (www.jobs.roanoke.com)
    • Commonwealth of Virginia Jobs (www.jobs.virginia.gov)
    • Virginia Tech job site (www.jobs.vt.edu)
    • Facebook
    • LinkedIn
    • Twitter
    • Job Fair (please describe below)
    • Journal (please describe below)
    • Listserv (please describe below)
    • Newspaper - print (please describe below)
    • Professional Conference (please describe below)
    • From a friend/acquaintance not associated with Virginia Tech (please name below)
    • From a Virginia Tech employee/representative/recruiter (please name below)
    • Veteran related event/site (please describe below)
    • Virginia Employment Commission - VEC
    • Other Virginia Tech affiliated website (please describe below)
    • Other job board such as Simply Hired, Career Builder, etc. (please describe below)
    • Other - Not listed (please describe below)
  4. Please describe recruiting source identified in previous question (if applicable):

    (Open Ended Question)

Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vita
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. List of References
  3. Other Doc