University of North Carolina Wilmington

Wilmington, NC

ID: 7071471
Posted: October 28, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit
The Housekeeping Unit is a part of the Physical Plant Department, Business Affairs Division of the University. This unit provides conventional cleaning care to all academic buildings, administration offices, labs and University Union and University Center. Work involves performance on a continuing basis of variety of tasks in accordance with Housekeeping procedures. Performs some maintenance on housekeeping equipment.

College Facilities - 35200 College
College/School Information
University Information
“The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to the integration of teaching, mentoring, research and service. Widely acknowledged for its world-class faculty and staff and continuously recognized at a national level for scholarly excellence and affordability, UNCW offers a powerful academic experience that stimulates creative inquiry and critical thinking and a community rich in diversity, inclusion and global perspectives.

A public institution with nearly 18,000 students, UNCW offers a full range of baccalaureate- and graduate-level programs, as well as doctoral degrees in educational leadership, marine biology, nursing practice and psychology; and many distance learning options, including clinical research, an accelerated RN-to-BSN program, an Executive M.B.A. program structured for working professionals, and the nation’s only bachelor’s degree program focused on coastal engineering.

The university’s efforts to advance research and scholarly activities have earned UNCW the elevated designation of “Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity” institution (R2 University) by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.

UNCW has been part of the University of North Carolina System since 1969."

Location of Workplace Other
Brief Summary of Work for this Position
The Housekeeper has accountability for the care and cleanliness of offices, classrooms, and multi-purpose facilities. Sweeps, mops, and vacuums floor surfaces. Cleans windows, walls, woodwork, and light fixtures. Maintains bathrooms in a sanitary state. Replenishes paper supplies and soap as necessary. Empties trash and recycling receptacles as needed, move furniture upon assignment, and perform related duties as required. Housekeeper’s cart as well as the building’s closet must be well-organized and maintains the appropriate inventory levels of all cleaning products. Any needed repairs of leaking faucets, toilets, broken window panes, etc. are to be reported to their immediate supervisor. Communicates effectively with campus personnel and maintains effective working relationships. Provides backup support for special projects and other activities, as needed, with specific instructions given as required for execution of more complex tasks.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Some knowledge of cleaning procedures, ability to follow instructions and to perform medium to heavy physical work; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Additional capabilities to include excellent customer service skills to listen and respond to customer’s needs and the ability to maintain good employee relationships with supervisors and co-workers.

Preferred education, professional skills and experience
Some knowledge of cleaning procedures preferred

Ability to follow instructions is preferred

Ability to perform medium to heavy physical work is preferred

NC Drivers License preferred but not required


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