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Assistant Custodial Services Manager (Administrator I)

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Work type: Management (MPP)
Location: Dominguez Hills
Categories: MPP, At-Will, Custodial/Facilities, Full Time, On-site (work in-person at business location)
Position Description

Assistant Custodial Services Manager – Facilities Services

This is a full-time management (MPP) position.  MPP employees serve at the pleasure of the campus President.  MPPs do not serve a probationary period and never receive permanent status.

Classification Title: Administrator I

Salary Range: The anticipated salary range for this position is $5,500 - $6,100 per month.

Salary is commensurate with experience.

Review of applications will begin January 4, 2023, and the position will remain open until filled.

About the Department/Position:

Custodial Services is committed to maintaining, cleaning, and protecting the interior portions of the university's facilities. We focus on providing a safe, attractive, functional, and comfortable environment for our faculty, staff, students, and visitors that will contribute to a positive learning experience and student success.

Under the general direction of the Manager of Custodial Services, the Assistant Custodial Services Manager will supervise the day-to-day operation of the Custodial area. The incumbent will perform supervisory, administrative, and other duties as required, to meet the operational needs of the campus. The incumbent will be responsible for effectively utilizing the budget and other resources allocated to the custodial department. The incumbent will establish cleaning, and sanitation standards and procedures, and set internal guidelines; ensures the standards are met or exceeded. They must conduct daily inspections of the custodial work assignments and projects. The Assistant Custodial Services Manager will oversee the day-to-day operation and the long-term planning of the campus as described above.

The incumbent may be required to work alternate shifts and weekends as needed.

Overview of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Management and supervision of all custodial employees and all related contract support services.
  • Plans and organizes custodial operations serving all areas of the campus.
  • Controls and standardizes custodial procedures, materials, and equipment and investigates problems or potential problem areas.
  • Meet with campus customers on a regular basis to ensure services are meeting expectations.
  • Provides leadership on all aspects of custodial maintenance.
  • Evaluates performance, and develop and conduct staff training programs.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A bachelor's degree in business administration, management, or a related field with two (2) - five (5) years of increasingly responsible custodial operations experience with at least one of the five years serving as a supervisor or lead custodian.

  • Additional lead custodial experience that has demonstrated that the applicant has acquired and successfully obtained and applied the knowledge and abilities indicated may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.

  • Valid California Class C driver's license. 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Able to manage the daily operation, maintenance, and coordination of custodial/janitorial services in an industrial/commercial/educational environment. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills and be able to work effectively with multiple levels within an organization.
  • Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with staff and management.
  • Coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced environment and have the ability to prioritize workload.
  • Computer literate and familiar with productivity software such as MS Suite (e.g. Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint).
  • Demonstrated ability and/or interest in working in a multicultural/multiethnic environment.
  • Knowledge of labor-management agreements and accompanying labor relations procedures.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Five or more years of experience managing in a union environment in a college or public sector maintenance department is preferred.

  • Budget management and automated work order system experience in the maintenance environment. Experience with employee evaluations is also preferred.

 To view the full position description, click “Position Description” above.

General Information:   

  • Possession of a valid Driver's License is required. Employees in this position will be enrolled in the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Government Employer Pull Notice Program.
  • Employment is contingent upon the candidate passing a pre-employment physical exam with the ability to lift up in excess of 50 lbs.
  • Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or the continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
  • The person holding this position is considered a `mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
  • This position is a "designated position" in the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. The successful candidate accepting this position is required to file Conflict of Interest forms subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission.
  • In accordance with the California State University (CSU) Out-of-State Employment Policy, the CSU is a state entity whose business operations reside within the State of California and prohibits hiring employees to perform CSU-related work outside of California
  • The CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption if eligible. Any candidate advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. Questions about the CSU COVID-19 Vaccination Policy may be sent to
  • The CSU system offers a competitive total compensation benefits package for employees and qualifying dependents, including medical, dental, vision, retirement, and tuition assistance. It is our goal to compensate employees equitably and fairly. You can access a full description of our benefits here.

Closing Statement

California State University, Dominguez Hills, is strongly committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce. Individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may call the Human Resources Office at (310) 243-3771.

California State University Dominguez Hills is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.

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