Doane University
  • Crete, NE, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time
  • Administration & Staff

Doane University is a mission-driven institution offering work/life balance and a competitive benefits package. Doane is an inspired and unique community committed to the liberal arts. We empower and encourage students, faculty, and staff to seize opportunities, take healthy well-calculated risks, and achieve excellence as they define it.


Doane University, located on 300 beautiful acres in Crete, Nebraska, is looking for qualified applicants to join our team as the Manager of Custodial Services. This position involves supervising, participating and coordinating all custodial activities and includes prioritizing, scheduling, assigning and supervising the work of all custodial staff.

This position also includes the inspecting of buildings/facilities, work processes or areas to ensure the highest level of safety is followed and to determine custodial requirements and needs. Responsible for initiating services in assigned buildings, facilities or areas including budgeting, ordering, safety, inventorying and maintaining equipment, materials and/or supplies. This position also assists with snow removal operations. This position may require work assignments at times other than their regularly scheduled shift.

As a full-time member of our team you will be eligible for paid time off, health and dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, flexible health care and dependent care spending accounts, participation in Doane University's 403(b) retirement plan, and a variety of other work-life benefits and discounts.


Education/Training Required for Position:

  • Bachelor's degree preferred and/or work experience supplemented by five or more years' experience in a supervisory capacity with active experience in custodial management and practices preferred

Licenses and Certifications Required for Position:

  • Valid Nebraska Driver's License and driving record acceptable to the college's automobile insurance provider.
  • Bed Bug Management certification and/or the ability to obtain.
  • Pest control certification, category 08 and/or the ability to obtain

Qualifications/Skills/Abilities Required for Position:

  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with the general public and diverse staff and student population.
  • Knowledge of safety hazards and appropriate precautionary methods involved in building custodial maintenance, chemical handling and chemical storage.
  • Have the ability to perform related work inspections of buildings, facilities and work sites to determine custodial needs and proper chemical safety procedures.
  • Ability to read and work from sketches, SDS sheets, blueprints and oral and written instructions as related to performance of the job.
  • Ability to make accurate estimates of time materials, personnel and expenditures required for custodial work.
  • Ability to plan, organizes, train and supervise the work of custodial services staff.
  • Ability to maintain, transport and repair equipment and tools.
  • Skill in the use of tools and equipment utilized in a variety of craft and custodial disciplines as well as grounds for snow removal and unloading and loading or items with a forklift.
  • Ability to determine proper occupancy loads for various spaces and functions around campus.
  • Ability to be involved in campus committees as requested by the Director of Facilities.

Mission Statement: Doane University creates distinctive educational experiences, rooted in the liberal arts, to prepare our students for careers and lives grounded in inquiry, ethics, and a commitment to lead and serve in the global community.

The values are our guiding principles, they are: Inclusion, Integrity, Innovation and Transformation. Doane University actively works to create and sustain a welcoming learning community for all members to fulfill their potential, belong, feel valued, and make meaningful contributions to the university. Doane University is an equal opportunity employer and seeks candidates who reflect the diversity of our society.


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