Manager of Custodial Services

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Work type: Management (MPP)
Location: Channel Islands
Categories: MPP, Administrative, At-Will, Full Time, On-site (work in-person at business location)

Facilities Services

Administrator I


Manages custodial staff and may oversee the work activities of evening and weekend shifts to meet established standards of cleanliness and sanitation for the University. Develops working knowledge of campus facilities; establishes and implements cleaning protocols. Supervises team cleaning schedules; assigns and monitors work. Utilizes Compu-Clean Software to set various work schedules for day and night shifts; builds task needs for various building types within system; runs and analyzes data to identify needs and ways to improve efficiencies. Provides data for annual APPA reporting.

Reviews and verifies labor cards, inspection, accident reports, and additional documentation as needed. Prepares correspondence and maintains files. Uses computerized maintenance management system to manage assigned work orders, prepare estimates for support services for events and projects, manage preventive maintenance schedule, ensure accuracy of labor and materials data, review and complete work orders, and maintain Facility Services equipment data. Prepares and submits injury and LOA reports. Responsible for department’s budget, ensures spending is within budget and is in the best interest of campus needs. Manages inventory and storage of all custodial equipment and supplies. Works with Maintenance Stores on acquisition of supplies; monitor custodial supplies to ensure equipment is in good working condition and available for employees to perform their job.

Prepares and conducts required employee performance evaluations. Conducts weekly and/or daily meetings regarding assignments, special events, or projects and relays important Divisional information. Provides safety leadership by training employees on proper custodial practices and operation of a wide variety of equipment; attends available safety training; notes potential campus safety hazards affecting staff and users. Maintains campus security by procedural control and usage of assigned keys and lock codes; follows University and departmental building access regulations. Establishes staffing levels using APPA standards and task times for square footage and space types. Coordinates with PDC to review and recommend standards for custodial equipment and fixtures per campus standards and address any custodial related concerns. Provides excellent customer service by acting as liaison to faculty, students, and staff; promotes customer service and builds relationships a as representative of FS and the University.

Takes an active role in helping to embed the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion in all aspects of University work, in every division, and participates at least once annually in professional and/or leadership development opportunities that will contribute to campus efforts to advance racial and social justice in and through education at CSUCI and beyond. Performs additional related duties as assigned.


Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree required. Two or more years of custodial experience required. Two or more years of experience in any field doing work coordination, supervision, or training is required.

Knowledge: Thorough knowledge of common methods, practices, equipment, and material used in custodial work. Thorough knowledge of chemicals, tools, and equipment used in that work and their proper use and care. Thorough knowledge of safety and sanitation practices and measures. Familiarity with documentation processing procedures with FS and a general knowledge of University Policies and procedures. Experience working in union environment. Knowledge of APPA standards related to custodial work.

Abilities: Ability to supervise and provide leadership to a large facility maintenance staff in a university setting and bargaining unit environment. Must have the ability to act independently to resolve problems, meet deadlines, and ensure continuity of operations. Must have the ability to recognize needs and take action. Ability to form cooperative relationships and must possess interpersonal skills in order to interact and communicate effectively with all management, staff, and co­workers. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to effectively communicate orally, in writing, and via electronic means in English. Ability to interpret a wide variety of written rules and regulations. Proficient computer skills for timekeeping documentation, work order processing, and inventory. Ability to analyze and respond appropriately to emergency situations and recognize, secure, and report unsafe conditions immediately. Knowledge of safe working techniques and safety equipment and must be aware of the typical hazards of the workplace as well as the special hazards that maybe encountered (biohazards, chemicals, asbestos/lead containing materials). Ability to successfully complete the Defensive Driver Training Program and provide proof of eligibility to lawfully operate a motor vehicle in the state of California. Must be able to accommodate a work schedule that varies according to operational needs which may include evening and weekend hours.

Physical Requirements: This position requires full range of motion and a variety of movements necessary to perform strenuous manual labor, including but not limited to lifting and moving moderate sized equipment up to 50 lbs., bending, climbing, reaching, and applying force. Work may involve exposure to hazardous materials.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.

Hiring Range:  $6,400 - $6,750 per month

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California State University Channel Islands is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.

Should you require a reasonable accommodation in the application and/or interview process, please contact Human Resources Programs (805) 437-8490.

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Faculty Employment: Academic Personnel at (805) 437-8455 (8-5 M-F PST) or email.
Staff Employment: Human Resources (805) 437-8490 (8-5 M-F PST) or visit the HR Service Desk

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