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Date: Aug 13, 2019

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US

Company: University of Cincinnati

The Department of A&F Housekeeping, East Campus, is currently seeking a Housekeeping Supervisor who will, under general supervision from designated supervisor, manage all housekeeping activities, including developing departmental policies and procedures, evaluating existing programs, determining staff needs, interviewing and hiring staff; and directing departmental training programs.


Characteristic Duties:

  • Manage all housekeeping activities in designated areas.
  • Assists in the development of departmental policies and procedures.
  • Assists in determining staffing needs; adjusts schedules to insure adherence to health, safety and sanitation regulations are met.
  • Provide direct supervision to Custodial Work Supervisor.
  • Coordinate housekeeping functions with other departments within the University of access and meet routine and specialized housekeeping requirements.
  • Monitor inventory control of equipment, furniture and supplies.
  • Identify maintenance repair items and coordinates services with work control.
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need; perform housekeeping duties as needed.


Unusual Working Conditions:  Standing and walking; pushing, pulling and lifting of heavy equipment, etc.; may be exposed to travel between non-connecting buildings.


Minimum Qualifications:  

  • Two (2) years experience in housekeeping/custodial operations, procedures and safety practices
  • One (1) year training and/or experience in supervision or as a lead worker
  • Ability to lift materials weighing up to 70 pounds and be able to demonstrate full range of motion for reaching, bending and stooping.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide whole numbers and read and write common vocabulary.
  • Some positions may require a current valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record. 



Complete Application: You MUST indicate on your application materials evidence of having the experience, skills, or education required for this title. Please document all dates of employment, description of relevant duties, and full-time/part-time status.  


Subjects and Weights: 100% Training and Experience.


Training and Experience: Eligibility test scores and rank will be determined by grading the applicant’s related work history and education.



Are you eligible to receive Ex-Veteran Credit?  You must have a DD214 stating that you received an Honorable Discharge.  In order to receive the additional credit for your military service, you must do one of the following with your DD214: 


1.  Attach a copy of the DD214 to your application.

2.  Fax a copy to our office within 3 days after the closing date.  Our fax number is 556-9652.

3.  Bring a copy to our office within 3 days after the closing date.  We are located at the University of Cincinnati, University Hall, 51 Goodman Dr., Suite 340



NOTE: If there are several positions posted for this job title, based on the AFSCME, 1199/SEIU contract, you must apply to each position separately in order to be considered.



This position will be a professional position paid at an hourly rate.


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.


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