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University of New Hampshire

Durham, New Hampshire 03824
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A comprehensive land-, sea-, and space-grant university, UNH is the state's flagship public university and is ideally located in the rural town of Durham, with ready access to the Maine and New Hampshire seacoasts, Boston, and the White Mountains. The University actively creates and nurtures a dynamic learning environment in which qualified individuals of differing perspectives, life experiences and cultural backgrounds pursue goals with mutual respect and shared spirit of inquiry. UNH has just under 13,000 undergraduate students and 2,200 graduate students.


Under broad supervision of a designated supervisor or manager, this position is responsible for planning and scheduling work of an assigned group of residential hall housekeepers. Duties include scheduling of available hours, assisting with training, conducting building inspections, interacting with campus stakeholders, supervising and evaluating staff, reviewing products and equipment, and performing cleaning and related tasks as directed.




Supervise, plan, and schedule worked to be performed by assigned housekeeping staff. Conduct inspections and evaluate quality of work to assure appropriate level of cleanliness. Interact with building liaisons, residents, and other occupants to address housekeeping concerns.


Requisition, maintain, inventory, and issue supplies and equipment for buildings in assigned area. Ensure the safety of all assets and that they are in proper condition.


Coordinate safety training for all employees. Knowledge of the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) and OSHA regulations as required. Observe and report safety concerns, defects, deterioration and wear and tear of facilities and equipment to supervisor or other management staff.


Evaluate and provide regular performance feedback to staff. Conduct annual assessments for all direct reports and deliver written documentation to individual employees. Monitor compliance with all department and University rules, practices, and procedures.


Respond to after-hour emergency calls on a rotational basis. Responsible for key control/issuance to staff in assigned buildings. Perform cleaning tasks and routine housekeeping duties as needed.


Work with concerned groups to facilitate and monitor recycling programs.


Perform other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
HS or equivalent


Minimum Years of Experience: 3 years


Other minimum qualifications: Strong interpersonal communication skills. Strong supervisory skills with the ability to supervise large groups of employees, Ability to operate power cleaning equipment. Thorough knowledge of cleaning materials, processes, and equipment. Ability and willingness to respond to emergency situations. Sufficient strength and dexterity to perform duties and responsibilities of this job, including heavy work. Ability to wear and use personal protective equipment. Ability to read English. Valid driver's license for the state of New Hampshire.


Preferred Qualifications: Experience in a college or university environment. Some fluency in Spanish language.


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UNH is an AA/EEO Employer. UNH is committed to excellence through the diversity of its faculty and staff and encourages women and minorities to apply.

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