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Maintenance Supervisor - Custodial Services

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Type: Full-time
Campus: Mount Carmel - Hamden, CT
Categories: Staff

Overview: Quinnipiac University invites applicants to apply for the Maintenance Supervisor - Custodial Services position. The Maintenance Supervisor will assist with the overall management of custodial services related to the academic/administrative areas of the Mount Carmel campus and ancillary properties (est. 720,000 square feet); which includes scheduling, trash removal, cleaning of flooring, classrooms, labs, public spaces, restrooms, hallways, stairwells, and other tasks as assigned by the Senior Superintendent of Custodial Services.  In addition, the Maintenance Supervisor will assist with effectively managing and optimizing production of custodians as well as other employees as assigned and external contractors as assigned by the Senior Superintendent of Custodial Services. In absence of the Senior Superintendent of Custodial Services, the Maintenance Supervisor assumes planning, leading, and directing responsibilities.
About Quinnipiac: Quinnipiac University is a private, coeducational institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university currently has an enrollment of 9,000 students in more than 130 degree programs through its Schools of Business, Communications, Education, Computing, and Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing, and the College of Arts and Sciences. Our 21 Division I teams have achieved remarkable success, boasting multiple conference titles. This includes a 2023 NCAA National Championship win in ice hockey, a three-time defending national champion women's rugby team, and a trip to the Sweet 16 for our women's basketball team. The Quinnipiac University Poll is nationally recognized as a leader in public opinion research, and the university is consistently recognized by U.S. News & World Report and Princeton Review's "The Best 388 Colleges." The university is in the midst of program expansion and renewal for both traditional and adult learners, attraction of diverse communities, development of innovative corporate partnerships, and construction of an ambitious set of capital projects. For more information, please visit Connect with Quinnipiac on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, TikTok and X.
  • Assist with the cleaning services in the academic/administrative areas including the timely response and resolution to work requests of students, faculty and staff while insuring a ‘best in class’ learning environment to enhance academic success.

  • Assist with the general maintenance and repairs to mechanical equipment, building control systems, life safety systems and utility distribution systems on the Mount Camel campus and ancillary properties including the timely response and resolution to work requests of students, faculty, and staff.

  • Responsible for providing a strong sense of community with excellent customer service and relationships, particularly Academic Affairs and Admissions, while maintaining the custodial service to promote an atmosphere which further fosters student achievement; ensuring that the community's needs and expectations for such services are met.

  • Assist with cleaning services in the academic/administrative areas including managing daily schedules, training custodians in the use of materials, chemicals, and equipment, as well as building turnover for new academic semesters.

  • Assist with the assessment, development, communication, documentation, and implementation of daily and long-term custodial services work plan of action including minor renovations (flooring) and capital improvements.

  • Assist with the procurement and inventory of all custodial services materials and equipment.

  • Assist with the training of employees in methods and use of materials, chemicals, and equipment.

  • Work toward the reduction of harmful cleaning chemicals while working in the direction of more environmentally friendly campus.

  • This position is considered essential personnel and will have off shift responsibilities based generally upon weather events.

Education Requirements:
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Bachelor's Degree preferred
  • Good interpersonal and oral/written communications skills.
  • Proven managerial, fiscal, and organizational ability required; managerial experience in a union environment is preferred.
  • Competency with Windows based platform; a working knowledge of work request systems and project management systems.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations and/or a commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Special Instructions to Applicants: Quinnipiac University is considering only those applicants who have valid authorization to work in the United States. Quinnipiac University does not sponsor employment based visas for this position.


Applications must be submitted electronically and include a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three references on the application form.

Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity and inclusion throughout the University community and welcomes candidates who enhance that diversity.

Quinnipiac University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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