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Position Information

Job Title Housekeeper
Job Summary

The position is responsible for the overall cleanliness and upkeep of an assigned Residence Hall area and reports to a Housekeeping Team Leader.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

• Sweep, mop and scrub floors, stairs (inside and outside buildings) and other surfaces;
• Clean and dust furniture, exhibit cases, pictures, door trims and chalkboards;
• Wash window sills, glass in corridors and glass in telephone booths;
• Wash glass and trim in entrance doors;
• Clean and service lavatories, toilet rooms and restrooms;
• Provide exemplary customer service to both internal and external customers,
• Replace liners in wastebaskets and trash containers,
• Report items that need repair (doors, door checks, furniture lights, and faucets);
• Collect and place in container or plastic bags trash and debris, place trash in collection area for removal by sanitation trucks;
• Wash and/or clean interior wall spaces by hand using ladders as required;
• Wash and replace Venetian blinds and wash ceiling fixtures, using ladders as required;
• Vacuum rugs in office and public areas.

Required Qualifications

High School Diploma or GED is required.

Must possess excellent interpersonal skills; be able to interact in a diverse community and adapt to changing situations.

Good oral and written communication skills required, with the ability to read and interpret documents such as operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

Must have the ability to speak effectively when interacting with the Spelman community and the public.

Must be able to utilize e-mail systems such as Lotus Notes or Outlook.

This position may require driving.

Must be able to provide proof of education requirement.

Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test.

Preferred Qualifications

A minimum of two years of related work experience is preferred.

Basic computer software skills using Microsoft Office Suite (Word and Excel) are preferred.

Certifications, Licenses, Restrictions

Valid Georgia Driver’s License preferred.

Physical Demands

Must be able to frequently lift/move up to 50 lbs.

Shift Days
% Travel Required 0%
Full Time/Part Time Full Time
FLSA Non-Exempt
Number of Vacancies 2
Anticipated Candidate Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary)

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number SC0041P
Posting Open Date 09/27/2017
Posting Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
EEO Statement

Spelman College is an EEO/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Title IX Employer and we participate in E-Verify. We are a smoke-free campus.

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter