Custodial Supervisor - 500524
University of Richmond

Richmond, Virginia

Posted in Education and Training

$39,083.00 - $51,792.00 per year

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Job Info

***For full consideration, applicants must submit a resume and a cover letter that answers the questions below:

1) What strengths would you bring as a leader to the Custodial Supervisor team?

2) How do you develop your staff members? Why is development important?

3) How do you communicate effectively to staff members and clients? Why is effective communication important?


The Custodial Supervisor provides leadership for all Custodial Staff in accordance with all University policies, procedures and guidelines and is responsible for the overall cleanliness of the University. The Custodial Supervisor also exemplifies and upholds the Facilities Department's mission which is to create and maintain an outstanding learning environment through constant attention to our community's needs and thoughtful care of our beautiful campus.


  • Advocates safety for everyone on campus by identifying, reporting and addressing when appropriate
  • Interacts daily with diverse staff, students and faculty by providing a welcoming and positive atmosphere
  • Preserves the heritage and unique infrastructure of the University by striving to exceed industry cleanliness standards
  • Responsible for the care and upkeep of resources provided to them by the University
  • Responsible for scheduling assigned staff, managing time off requests and ensuring proper pay
  • Maintains accountability by leveraging defined operating procedures, University policies and utilizes the University's progressive discipline process
  • Supervises and supports custodial related incident response, project work and special events
  • Invests in the development of custodial staff by providing training, mentorship, feedback, growth opportunities and performance reviews
  • Actively participates in developing operation initiatives and delivers department established communication
  • Encourages an inclusive and respectful work environment
  • Seeks out areas of opportunity, takes the initiative to address concerns and supervises the completion of custodial related requests
  • Must be able to lift, push and pull up to 50 pounds
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time, go up and down stairs and walk for long periods
  • Must be able to work outdoors under adverse weather conditions including heat, rain and snow
  • Frequently required to use personal protective equipment to prevent exposure to hazardous materials
  • Minimum of a High School degree or educational equivalent required
  • Bachelor's Degree preferred
  • Five or more years of demonstrated leadership experience in custodial or related field
  • Valid Driver's License with three year driving record in good standing required
  • General knowledge of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Outlook
  • Ability to effectively communicate with listed contacts above
  • Required: Must have a valid Driver's License and be able to produce a driving record with a minimum of 3 years of driving history in good standing
  • Full-time, exempt position
  • Primarily day shift (start time varies between 6am-7am), weekends occasionally; 7.75 hrs./day; 38.75 hrs./week
  • All Facilities employees are designated as essential personnel and are subject to work outside the normal work schedule on an emergency basis and are also subject to planned overtime work as required by the immediate supervisor.
Pay Grade 5 (Hiring Range $39,083.00 to $51,792.00 annually)


At the University of Richmond, we're creative, inclusive, and determined. We're Spiders, and our mission is to create positive change in the UR community and beyond. Located minutes from downtown Richmond, Virginia, the University of Richmond ( blends the intimacy of a small college with exceptional academic, research, and cultural opportunities usually found only at large institutions. There's only one place like Richmond.

UR is committed to developing a diverse faculty, staff and student body, and to modeling an inclusive campus community which values the expression of differences in ways that promote excellence in teaching, learning, personal development and institutional success. In keeping with this commitment, our academic community welcomes candidates from diverse backgrounds and candidates who support diversity. EOE

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