Housekeeping Supervisor

Rochester, NY


Directs housekeeping services in such areas as residence halls, hospital areas, administration, or academic buildings.


  1. Directs the work of such personnel as Environmental Services Workers, schedules their work and determines that established standards of quality and quantity are met. Trains employees with emphasis on working procedures, operation and use of new equipment and materials, safety and University policies. Directs and schedules periodic projects and tasks. Directs special technical cleaning as required in the operating rooms, delivery rooms, nurseries and the daily and terminal cleaning of isolation units.

  2. Helps coordinate cleaning activities within the area. Consults and coordinates with other department supervisors on problems which affect Housekeeping operations. Evaluates the work of outside contractors for some services.

  3. Makes recommendations on matters of discipline, promotions, overtime, performance evaluations and other personnel functions. Posts and interviews for any open positions. Verifies time worked and time cards. Assists in the development of operating budget as needed.

  4. Evaluates products for use. Requisitions and issues supplies as required. Maintains supply and equipment inventory and provides for its security and good condition.

Other duties as assigned.


High school diploma required. 2 years related supervisory experience required or equivalent combination of education and experience.

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How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Location: Central Administration
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Opening: Full Time 40 hours Grade 050 UF&S Res Life Ops
Schedule: MON-FRI 5:00 AM-1:30 PM; POSS WKENDS/HOLS