Custodian I - Iowa Memorial Union

Custodian I - Iowa Memorial Union

University of Iowa | Iowa City, IA, 52246, US
Salary Range:$28,000 – $34,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 11 days ago

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The Iowa Memorial Union at the University of Iowa is seeking a Custodian I to provide safe, clean, and healthy environments within the Iowa Memorial Union building.

Duties to include:

* Floor work including vacuuming, sweeping, scrubbing, stripping, waxing and buffing

* Clean and provide service to all horizontal and vertical surfaces including glass, walls, ceilings and light fixtures; working at elevated heights is required

* Clean, sanitize and disinfect all restroom surfaces

* Use of commercial cleaning equipment

* Trash removal both inside and around the exterior of the building

* Moving of furniture, supplies and equipment

* Report and communicate repair needs for buildings and equipment

* Ability to perform a high level of professional communication with students, staff, co-workers and visitors

* Position is required to perform a high level of physical activity including positioning self to move objects

The schedule for this position is 7:00am - 3:30pm Friday through Tuesday.

About the Division of Student Life:

The Division of Student Life is comprised of staff that embrace new ideas and thoughts, works together to keep our students safe, and provides them with life-changing experiences. The Division of Student Life includes 14 departments that span from Recreation Services to the office of Leadership, Service and Civic Engagement and everything in between. We believe in working together as one team to achieve our mission: fostering student success by creating and promoting inclusive educationally purposeful services and activities within and beyond the classroom. One of our division priorities is to advance UI's goals to recruit and retain U.S. racial/ethnic minority (URM) staff and students.


Minimum Eligibility Requirements:

* Ability to read, write, and follow directions.

Desirable Qualifications:

* Ability to communicate effectively and follow oral and written instructions.
* 6 months' experience working as a laborer.
* Experience performing labor-intensive work in a residence hall, apartment complex, hotel, hospital, nursing home or similar residential facility.
* Customer service experience.
* Interest in and the ability to learn basic computer and keyboarding skills; including the ability to access and draft email correspondences and the ability to manage electronic time accruals and personal absence requests. Previous experience is highly desired.
* Experience working in a diverse work environment.
* Ability to work in variety of environments.

Application Details:

* Applicants may upload a resume and cover letter and mark them as a "Relevant File" to the submission for consideration.

Job openings are posted for a minimum of 10 calendar days and may be removed from posting and filled any time after the original posting period has ended. Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check. Up to 5 professional references will be requested at a later step in the recruitment process. For questions, contact Michael Washington at

Additional Information

* Classification Title: Custodian I
* Appointment Type: Merit
* Schedule: Full-time


* Pay Level: 3
* Starting Salary Minimum: 31553.60

Contact Information

* Organization: Student Life
* Contact Name: Michael Washington
* Contact Email: