Part-Time Custodian, Residence Life at Indiana University in new albany, Indiana

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Job Description:



Department Information

The Office of Residence Life and Housing creates living-learning environments committed to holistic student development, academic success, and civic engagement. The department strives to provide safe, well-maintained housing facilities that engage students in meaningful discourse and interaction while providing opportunities for personal growth and service to the community.

The Facility Operations department exists to serve students, faculty and staff by maintaining an environment conducive to learning and efficient operations. Our department offers building custodial services, building maintenance services, construction projects, grounds and landscape maintenance, and mail services.

Facility Operations is dedicated to keeping the physical structures and grounds of the University well maintained and attractive, with its goal to provide each student, faculty and staff member a safe, pleasant, and functional environment.

Job Summary

This position enhances the appearance of and prepares the IU Southeast lodges for the 2024-2025 academic year.

Department-Specific Responsibilities

  • Performs detailed cleaning of bedrooms, furniture, carpets, kitchens, and bathrooms. Dusts, mops, strips, waxes, and buffs floors.

  • Sweeps outside entrances. Vacuums carpets. Dusts, mops, wet mops hallways and baseboards, strips, waxes, and buffs floors. Dusts high and low, washes windows and cleans drinking fountains.

  • Removes trash and clean trash cans.

  • Replenishes supplies. Sweeps and mops floors with disinfectant. Cleans and disinfects commodes, toilet paper holders, sinks, pipes, and walls around those areas.

  • Cleans mirrors and dispensers. Spots clean walls and baseboards. Cleans sanitary cans. Disinfects door handles.

  • Empties and cleans wastebaskets/trash cans in Great Room. Cleans, dusts, and straightens furniture, vacuums and extracts carpet, spot cleans walls, glass, microwaves, and windows.

  • Empties and cleans wastebaskets/trash cans and pencil sharpeners in the computer lab and study rooms. Dusts and sanitizes furniture, computer screens, and keyboards. Vacuums and extracts carpet. Changes light bulbs (ladder needed).

  • Cleans desktops.

  • Sweeps, wet mops or dust mops stairs and floor. Checks corners for spider webs. Cleans ledges above entrances (ladder needed).

  • Sweeps, mops, strips, waxes, and buffs floors in the Laundry Room. Cleans washers and dryers.

  • Cleans apartments; sweeps, mops, and scrubs floors; dusts, polishes, and moves furniture; operates vacuum cleaners, shampooers, and buffers; washes walls and windows.

  • Performs other related duties incidental to the work described herein.




  • High school diploma or equivalent (such as HSED or GED)



  • Ability to read, understand and follow written and oral instruction

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule

  • Communication skills

  • Proven orientation toward quality service

  • Ability to use or operate equipment

Working Conditions / Demands

This role requires the ability to remain in a stationary position as well as the ability to move about the workplace for long durations. It requires effective communication, the ability to operate machinery, tools, and controls. The role requires the ability to ascend/descend ladders/stairs, and to position one's self in low level positions, detect a variety of chemicals and/or gases. The role requires the ability to ascend to rooftops and move in tight spaces to perform and complete inspections. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.

Unpleasant working conditions are: contact with hazardous materials, unpleasant odors, loud noise, vibrations, hot and cold temperatures.

Additional Information

Position starts on April 29, 2024 - August 16, 2024.

Work Location

IU Southeast Campus, New Albany, Indiana

Advertised Salary

$14.00 per hour

Work Hours

28 hours per week maximum

Shifts scheduled Monday-Friday

Job Classification

Career Level: Part Time Employee

FLSA: Nonexempt

Job Function: Part Time Employee

Job Family: Part Time Employee
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Posting Disclaimer

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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Equal Employment Opportunity

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University's Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information.

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