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Maintenance Supervisor - York Hill

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Type: Full-time
Campus: York Hill - Hamden, CT
Categories: Staff


Quinnipiac University invites applicants to apply for the position of Maintenance Supervisor.  This position will assist with the overall management of the custodial, grounds and building services division on the York Hill campus including lawn care, athletic arena, trash removal, cleaning of flooring, equipment maintenance and repair and other tasks as assigned by the Superintendent of Buildings and Grounds Services. 

The shift for this position is Thursday through Monday, 7:30am to 4:00pm.

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.
  • On weekend days, plan, supervise and direct the general maintenance/repair, cleaning, grounds, and mechanical services for the York Hill campus including the timely response and resolution to work requests of students, faculty and staff. Manage a staff of custodians, groundskeepers, licensed mechanic, and mechanics as well as other employees as assigned and external contractors.

  • Assist with the general maintenance and repairs related to custodial, grounds and building services work on the York Hill campus.

  • Assist with the physical set up of University events on the York Hill campus and ancillary properties including athletic arena, significant institutional events, and daily meetings/conferences.

  • Responsible for providing a strong sense of community with excellent customer service and relationships (particularly the Office of Residential Life and Athletics) while maintaining the buildings to promote an atmosphere which further fosters student achievement; ensuring that the community's needs and expectations for such services are met.

  • Assist with or the assessment, development, communication, documentation, and implementation of daily and long-term custodial, grounds and building services work plan including seasonal operations (snow removal), summer building turnover, as well as minor renovations and capital improvements.

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

  • Work toward the reduction of harmful custodial and grounds chemicals while working in the direction of more environmental 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
  • 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 addressing how your experience supports the requirements of this position and Quinnipiac’s commitment to diversity and inclusion, and contact information for three references on the application form.

The shift for this position is Thursday through Monday, 7:30am to 4:00pm.

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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