George Fox University - Staff and Administrator
  • 31-Jan-2018 to 10-Jun-2018 (PST)
  • Custodial
  • Newberg, OR, USA
  • DOE
  • Salary
  • Full Time
  • Staff Position


Purpose for the Position: 

This position works with regular and student employees to maintain the cleanliness of assigned buildings and areas. 


George Fox University, a Christ-centered community, prepares students spiritually,academically, and professionally to think with clarity, act with integrity, and serve with passion. Our vision is to be the Christian university of choice known for empowering students to achieve exceptional life outcomes. We put students first, with Christ at the center of our work, embracing change in order to improve. As a Christ-centered community, George Fox University values diversity as an essential dimension of God's design for human communities. In seeking to become a more inclusive community, we especially encourage applications from women and candidates from racial and ethnic backgrounds that are underrepresented among our faculty and administration.


Essential Responsibilities:

  • Supervise and work alongside student employees in cleaning assigned areas for up to 7 hours per day. Conduct daily inspections of assigned areas to ensure cleanliness is maintained.
  • Ensure student employees follow established safety procedures when using equipment and supplies, including the wearing of protective clothing/devices when performing tasks that involve the cleaning and removal of infectious and/or bloody/body fluids or otherwise harmful material. Report to the superintendent all hazardous conditions or equipment.
  • Work alongside other custodial staff in teams cleaning assigned areas up to 7 hours per day as needed.
  • Check room reservations for assigned area daily. Organize week-end teams to cover cleaning as needed before and/or after events.
  • Maintain custodial supplies and equipment for teams to ensure custodial closets are clean and uncluttered. Clean and properly store equipment at the close of each shift. Transport supplies and equipment from storage to specific use areas as needed.
  • Take security precautions as necessary. If area is unoccupied by employees, close and lock all windows and doors as work is completed.
  • Attend department/staff meetings.
  • Communicate effectively and courteously with others, including employees, students and the public, in a spirit of teamwork, respect and customer service.
  • By actions, words and lifestyle, be a Christian role model to students, whether through casual contact or in a formal supervisory role.


Associated Duties:

  • Assist in setting custodial standards, standardizing cleaning methods, developing procedures for performing daily custodial tasks, and recommending equipment and supply needs to the superintendent.
  • Other duties as assigned, which may include all vacuum repair and maintenance, empty change and re-fill sanitary dispensers, hard floor care maintenance and recoating, towel or dust mop laundering, truck mount carpet and upholstery cleaning, flood cleanup, window covering maintenance and repair, furniture moving and storage/organization, receiving and distribution of custodial supplies, internal window washing and external window washing with pole system and Safety Data Sheet compliance and updating.


Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Good delegation and teamwork skills and ability to work with college-age students effectively.
  • Good planning and organizational and decision-making skills and detail orientation.
  • Ability to follow, administer and interpret custodial policies and procedures.
  • Ability to transport supplies/equipment up to 40 pounds and to stand, walk 7+ hours per day.
  • Dependability, flexibility, initiative.
  • Custodial experience preferred.
  • Female applicants preferred, as some of the assigned areas will be in female dorms, but all applications accepted.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English including face-to-face, on telephone, on a two-way radio, in writing, and in understanding and following instructions.
  • An evangelical Christian commitment and lifestyle consistent with the University's mission, including a signed agreement with the University's Statement of Faith and Statement of Community Responsibilities.

For Your Personal Well-Being We Offer:

  • A beautiful and peaceful campus environment with areas to walk and coffee shops and restaurants close by
  • A strong Christian vision and mission-led organization with opportunities for your growth and contributions
  • Wonderful Christian peers and a vibrant student population
  • Free Fitness Center membership
  • Free parking
  • Rich employee benefits


We invite you to Be Known at Oregon's Nationally Recognized Christian University!

George Fox has been transforming student lives for over 125 years.

Each day we look to broaden our future for generations to come.

We have alumni from 52 countries and all 50 states.

We invite you to become a steward of our dreams using your God-given gifts.

Our Purpose: To educate and inspire students to pursue God's calling.

 **This position is subject to close at any time, regardless of the date on the posting.


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