Southern Utah University
  • 05-Oct-2022 to Until Filled (MST)
  • Cedar City, UT, USA
  • 52000 per year
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Excellent Benefits

Job Description:

Reports to the Executive Director of Campus Life & Asst. Dean of Students and assumes the primary responsibility for the maintenance, aesthetics and safety of all housing facilities and grounds. Responsible to perform and or supervise all departmental routine care, cleanliness, and maintenance of assigned facilities.

First Consideration Date for Applicants: 10/20/2022

Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Promote the mission of the University and Department of University Housing.
2. Select, train, evaluate and supervise all contract custodial and grounds personnel.
3. Indirectly supervise the work of 20-30 student workers. Responsible for the accuracy of all student work time cards.
4. Maintain water, sewer, steam and condensate service for on campus housing.
5. Establish and maintain accurate inventory records of all physical property, equipment, and supplies on hand.
6. First responder called to handle emergency problems and or repairs.
7. Responsible for the daily inspection of all buildings and the subsequent writing of maintenance and cleaning requisitions to ensure that all facilities are of the highest quality in terms of cleanliness, safety and convenience.
8. Perform locksmith responsibilities and maintain accurate records to ensure that all residents' safety is not jeopardized in any manner.
9. Perform preventative maintenance and care on HVAC systems.
10. Plan, select, and recommend the purchase of necessary supplies and equipment needed for cleaning and maintenance.
11. Responsible for seasonal snow and ice removal including student parking lots.
12. Perform periodic inspection of restrooms, student rooms, public areas, and building perimeters.
13. Maintain laundry machines and equipment. Perform preventative maintenance and repair.
14. Attend weekly departmental staff meetings. Make recommendations to the department head on policy and procedure changes.
15. Perform all other tasks as assigned by the department head.

Education and Experience Requirements:

1. High school diploma or equivalent GED required. Bachelor's degree preferred.
2. Current Utah Journeyman Plumbers License preferred.
3. Current Utah Journeyman Electricians License preferred.
4. Demonstrated commitment to resident customer service.


1. Full-time employment in the plumbing field or plumbing contracting preferred.
2. Working knowledge of plumbing related equipment.
3. Working knowledge of sprinkler valves and watering systems.
4. Previous supervisory and leadership experience required.
5. Proven organizational skills, efficiency under pressure and capability of meeting deadlines.
6. Other desired experience: locksmith, electrical, grounds, furniture repair, appliance repair.

Documents Needed to Apply:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Contact Information for at least 3 Professional References

Southern Utah University is committed to maintaining a community which recognizes and values the worth and dignity of every person; fosters tolerance, understanding, and mutual respect among its members; and encourages individual commitment to personal responsibilities in equal measure with personal rights. In pursuit of its goal of academic excellence, the University seeks to develop and nurture diversity. The University believes that diversity among its many members strengthens the institution, stimulates creativity, promotes the exchange of ideas, and enriches campus life.

Southern Utah University does not discriminate against any member of the University community on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, veteran status, pregnancy, pregnancy-related condition, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable law in employment, treatment, admission, access to educational programs and activities, or other University benefits or services.

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