Requisition ID:  28136

Custodial Supervisor (Night) - Building Services

Job Summary

As the Custodial Supervisor, you will:

  • Supervise the shift custodial operations of 25-40 custodians assigned to up to 20 buildings in the Building Services Department. 
  • Plan, coordinate and schedule custodial activities including the requisition of general custodial supplies, inventory for assigned buildings, and approve and monitor work hours, overtime and flextime. 
  • Travel among buildings and inspect individual areas for compliance with customer service and department standards, safety procedures, etc. 
  • Consult with General Manager on status of daily shift activities and advise of problems and/or needs. Foster teamwork and staff professional development.  


Days/Hours: Sunday thru Thursday, 1030pm to 7am

What We're Looking For:

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in supervision or related field 
  • One (1) year of supervisory experience 
  • Consideration will be given for an equivalent combination of required education and relevant work experience as follows:
  • Associate’s degree and three (3) years’ of supervisory experience or high school diploma/GED and five (5) years’ of supervisory experience 

Skills Needed: 

  • Knowledge of business and management principles involved in resource allocation, leadership technique, and coordination of people and resources
  • Must have proven leadership and customer service skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with strong interpersonal skills when dealing with customers, employees and peers
  • Conflict resolution skills 
  • Strong computer skills including knowledge of Outlook, word processing and spreadsheets
  • Strong organizational skills necessary
  • Ability to read, write and perform basic mathematics 
  • Must have completed Building Services Custodial Development Program or be enrolled in program within 90 days of hire
  • A valid US or Canadian driver's license

What We Want You to Know:

  • To learn more about Purdue’s benefits summary  
  • Purdue will not sponsor employment authorization for this position   
  • A background check will be required for employment in this position 
  • FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible For Overtime) 
  • Retirement Eligibility: Defined Contributions immediately   
  • Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply 

What You'll Get in Return:

All university employees are afforded a generous benefits package including medical/dental/vision insurance, paid time off, and retirement contributions. As part of Purdue University's expansive employee benefit package, the University is proud to offer its employees the opportunity to grow, learn, and advance by offering a tuition remission opportunity at both Purdue University and Purdue Global.

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