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Housekeepers (Multiple Vacancies)
Vacancy Number 301126
Position Type: Contingent II (contractual) non-exempt position with tuition remission and paid leave benefits and subsidized health insurance benefits
Opens: 03/10/21 Closes: Open Until Filled
Available shift(s) to be confirmed during interviews:
Evening shift: Monday through Friday, 3:30 PM to 12:00 AM (plus additional $1.00 per hour in shift differential)
Weekend shift: Saturday through Wednesday, 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Day shift: Monday through Friday, 7:30AM to 4:00 PM
We’re recruiting for multiple Contingent (contractual) housekeepers. These positions have tuition remission benefits and paid leave benefits. We need to hire responsible staff with a demonstrated commitment to supporting coworkers and supervisors in an effort to help the organization succeed.
Under direct supervision, the housekeeping position maintains building interiors, ensuring cleanliness, orderliness and attractive conditions are maintained in assigned areas according to set tasks and frequencies. May be required to move furniture and equipment.
Housekeepers serve a critical function to the University in that they are primarily responsible for keeping the University clean so that it is an attractive place for students, staff, faculty, donors, and other visitors. Our housekeepers maintain building interiors, ensuring cleanliness, orderliness and attractive conditions are maintained in assigned areas according to set tasks and frequencies.
Electronic applications are required. Please save your cover letter and resume and attach it in the application system’s resume location.
Candidates invited to interview will be required to provide professional references – including supervisory references – at campus interviews, and then references will be checked before selection decisions are made. In addition, candidates invited to interview who advance in the interview process will be required to give consent for background investigations. Background investigation results will be reviewed before selection decisions are made and before offers are extended. Candidates selected for employment may be subject to medical inquires and/or medical examinations to determine ability to perform the job.
Cleans assigned areas by washing furnishings, windows, tile, fixtures, equipment, and floors. Vacuums, dusts, and polishes specified areas and/or furnishings. Sanitizes and disinfects bathroom areas.
Operates standard cleaning equipment such as vacuum cleaners, buffers, and mops.
Gathers and transports refuse from assigned areas to appropriate disposal location.
Inspects physical condition of assigned areas; submits requests to appropriate personnel regarding repairs, replacements, furnishings, and relocation of equipment.
Requests cleaning materials and supplies from designated areas; mixes cleaning solutions according to specifications, loads and transports service cart with required materials and supplies to designated work areas.
Required Special Hours of Work: Considered essential personnel and is expected to attend scheduled work shifts during periods of closure related to inclement weather or other emergency conditions.
Preferred Education and Experience: High School Diploma or GED. One year of work experience in any field, and experience in higher education institutions is highly preferred.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to read, write, and perform arithmetic calculations; to operate assigned tools and housekeeping equipment; to work with chemicals and cleaning solutions; to understand and follow directions; to lift and transport supplies and refuse; to wear and work in personal protective equipment. Candidates selected for employment may be subject to medical inquiries and/or medical examinations to determine ability to perform the job. Adapts to change by seeking to understand implications of change for own job and adjusting as needed. Is willing to try new ways of performing work that may lead to increase in own effectiveness and/or that of work area. Is results-oriented; takes accountability for completing work assignments; meets commitments and deadlines. Seeks opportunities and takes actions to improve effectiveness of work area. Responds with appropriate urgency to customer requests for information and/or assistance. Effectively follows university policies without alienating customers. Takes personal responsibility for resolving customer issues. Develops effective working relationships inside and outside immediate work area. Contributes ideas and shares information within and across work groups; shares lessons learned. Keeps supervisor updated on progress against performance goals, resource issues, etc. Shows willingness to learn from others; seek feedback when needed and responds quickly to it; provides feedback in a timely manner, in constructive and respectful terms.
The University of Baltimore ("UB" or "University") does not discriminate on the basis of sex, gender, race, religion, age, disability, national origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other legally protected characteristics in its programs, activities or employment practices. UB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ADA Compliant Employer & Title IX Institution.
We appreciate your interest in our recruitment. Please review the information below before you visit http://www.ubalt.edu/candidate_gateway/erecruit.html to apply.
We need to receive your electronic application in our system in order to consider you for the vacancy. Information follows about submitting the electronic application and attaching your cover letter and resume.
Applicant Instructions: Using Candidate Gateway to View and Apply for UB Vacancies
The Candidate Gateway system serves as your connection to the University of Baltimore’s job application process. It is a free, safe and secure way for you to apply for the job you want, and it allows the Office of Human Resources to maintain accurate records. Your use of the system does not require you to surrender any of your rights to privacy or confidentiality during the application process. Only qualified members of UB’s Human Resources team and members of the relevant search committee can access your application information. The search committee will not have access to any information you provide to HR for affirmative action reporting purposes.
Please read and print the information below before you apply, and refer to it as you enter your application.
A - COVER LETTER AND RESUME ATTACHMENT AND UPLOAD
Before you apply:
• Save one PDF or Word file with your cover letter, resume, and any additional information you would like to have considered.
When you apply:
•In Candidate Gateway: Click “Browse” to access the Word or PDF document you saved with all of your documents.
•Then, click “Upload” to attach it.
•Click “Continue” to continue the application process.
B - ENTER DATA ON THE FOLLOWING PAGES:
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1. Current and Prior Employment/Work Experience:
•Enter employment information relevant to your position of interest.
•You can use the first day of the month wherever dates are required.
•After you enter your work experience, click “Save,” then click “Next.”
2. Education/Education History and References:
•Use the dropdown to enter your highest education level. Entering this information is required.
•Then, only college and university information is required. Click the plus sign to the left of the “Postsecondary Education” link to enter that information.
•For country, enter USA or click the hourglass to select another country.
•You can use the first day of the month wherever dates are required.
•Click the plus sign to the left of "References" to enter two professional references.
•After you enter your education information and references, click “Save,” then click “Next.”
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•After you enter this information, click “Save,” then click “Next.”
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External applicants: Review the vacancy announcement at http://www.ubalt.edu/candidate_gateway/erecruit.html and click the external applicant link to apply.
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UB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ADA Compliant Employer & Title IX Institution.
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- Use the “Save” button to save your information so you can return to it later and complete your application. Using “Save” does not complete the process to apply for a job opening.
UB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ADA Compliant Employer & Title IX Institution. The University of Baltimore ("UB" or "University") does not discriminate on the basis of sex, gender, race, religion, age, disability, national origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other legally protected characteristics in its programs, activities or employment practices.