Custodial Supervisor

at Lycoming College
Location Williamsport
Date Posted June 21, 2022
Category Trades & Services
Job Type Not Specified


Lycoming College is seeking applications for the position of Custodial Supervisor. This position is a full-time position that is eligible for healthcare, dental, and vision insurance, in addition after 90 days of employment there are excellent retirement and tuition benefit programs available. The primary hours of operation for this position are Monday-Friday 5am-1pm.

A Custodial Supervisor is responsible for supervising a group of custodians and facilitating custodial shift operations to ensure a clean, orderly and safe environment for students, faculty/staff, and visitors on campus. Under the oversight of the Assistant Director of Physical Plant, this position implements and maintains planned and established priorities and departmental policies and procedures, trains and orients new staff, maintains departmental records such as daily attendance and reviewing and approving timesheets and time off requests, work assignments, maintenance/cleaning/service schedules, and work orders for repair or maintenance. Additionally, a Custodial Supervisor manages the custodial supply inventory, facilitates conference and event set-ups and arrangements as planned, and handles employee performance situations/implements corrective actions as needed for Custodians this position supervises.

A Custodial Supervisor arranges appropriate custodial team staffing based upon needs and absenteeism. A Custodial Supervisor may be involved in the hiring of new Custodians. This is a working supervisor position where this position is also responsible for performing custodial and general maintenance duties in and around campus facilities, responding to emergency calls for service, implementing setups and teardowns for a wide variety of campus and community events, working closely with employees and students to meet the custodial needs of their designated areas, and resolving custodial-related problems to ensure efficient and safe operations. Custodial Services is one of several campus departments designated as "emergency-on-call" for emergency situations (e.g. inclement weather snow and ice removal or emergency clean-up/other urgent situations).

Required experience : High school diploma or G.E.D. required. At least 2 years of industrial or commercial cleaning preferred and prior supervisory or lead experience is strongly preferred.

To Apply: Submit a resume, cover letter and three professional references. A post-offer criminal background check and pre-employment drug screening will occur.

Founded in 1812, Lycoming College is one of the nation's oldest and most respected residential liberal arts colleges. Lycoming is ranked by Forbes as a Top ROI College and by The Princeton Review as one of The 386 Best Colleges. Lycoming College's strong endowment-per-student and fiscal acumen provide the foundation to support a first-rate undergraduate education. The College is dedicated to providing a high-quality liberal arts and sciences education including more than 100 majors, minors, and concentrations. Our community of scholars collaborates with and mentors our diverse student body of 1,200 active learners, including 37 percent international and domestic students of color, representing 39 states, territories, and countries. Students compete in 17 NCAA Division III sports, participate in faculty-driven research, thrive in a robust program of internships, and study abroad in more than two dozen countries. Lycoming is located in Williamsport, PA, a city rich in the arts and ideally situated for outdoor recreation. Williamsport is the site of a world-class healthcare system (UPMC Susquehanna), modern manufacturing, federal offices and county seat, energy and natural gas resources, and home to and the birthplace of the Little League World Series. Learn more at .

Lycoming College proudly celebrates and values diversity. We are committed to fostering an inclusive campus community supporting all faculty, staff, and students. We encourage applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds and all who are interested in supporting and contributing to our mission. Lycoming College is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Requirements:

  • Assist in cleaning guest rooms
  • Assist in cleaning guest rooms
  • Knowing the proper cleaning solutions
  • Perform or travel to cleaning work
  • Improve cleaning and training program
  • Ordering cleaning equipment and supplies
  • Seek out areas requiring cleaning
  • Emptying and cleaning all trash receptacles
  • Perform or assist with cleaning duties
  • Monitor proper cleaning of floor machines
  • Training janitorial staff in proper cleaning
  • Assist in ordering cleaning and/or paper supplies
  • Ordering cleaning and/or paper supplies
  • Coordinating and monitoring plant cleaning supplies
  • Perform general cleaning duties such as vacuuming, trash removal, sanitizing restroom, cleaning break rooms, cleaning office areas
  • Review all Intensified cleaning requests from QA
  • Supervise the night housekeeping staff and cleaning team
  • Making coffee and filling beverage machines
  • Notify management of occurring deficiencies or needs for repairs
  • Replenish cleaning and bathroom supplies

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