Salary Range: Salary commensurate with background and experience of the individual selected. Cal Poly offers excellent fringe benefits, including health, dental and vision insurance, retirement participation in the Public Employees' Retirement System and educational benefits for eligible employees. All rights associated with the appointment are governed by the Management Personnel Plan adopted by the CSU Board of Trustees.
Facilities Management and Development (FMD), a unit within the Administration and Finance Division (AFD), is responsible for the planning, design, construction, operations, maintenance, and repair of university facilities and grounds. FMD consists of five critical and interdependent support departments, including Facilities Customer & Business Services; Energy, Utilities, & Sustainability; Environmental Health & Safety; Facilities Planning & Capital Projects; Facility Operations; and Special Projects. The Facilities Operations Department is responsible for providing maintenance, repair and minor construction of university facilities with employees working in such areas as mechanical and architectural building maintenance, landscape, custodial, transportation, warehouse, refuse and recycling, and surplus.
The Custodial Manager has assigned management and full supervisory responsibilities for the daily coordination and delivery of custodial operational services. Responsibilities include custodial, housekeeping, conference, contract, and assigned project supervision within the campus core and for providing a safe and sanitary work environment for all campus personnel by providing leadership and work direction to employees assigned to specific buildings under the Lead Custodian's care. The Custodial Manager establishes and schedules the daily critical path for custodial services, support services, and after-hour emergency services. May be required to schedule and coordinate department resources in support of campus events.
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Cal Poly offers a best-in-class benefits program, including health, dental and vision insurance, retirement participation in the Public Employees' Retirement System, and educational benefits for eligible employees. Check our benefits website for additional information.
Minimum Qualifications (Staff Only):
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Equivalent to four years of direct supervisory/management experience in custodial, operations, hospitality environment with experience managing a large, diverse staff, working in a multilayered organization. Demonstrated strong leadership skills and excellent customer service skills, methods and practices, and personnel management. (A 4-year degree in business administration or a related field may be substituted for two years of direct supervisory/management experience in custodial or housekeeping operation.) Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment fingerprint & background check.
LICENSES, CERTIFICATES, DEGREES, CREDENTIALS: Possession of (or ability to obtain by date of hire) a valid Class C California Driver's License.
Extensive knowledge of custodial operations and all related aspects of facilities management.
Comprehensive knowledge of effective personnel management practices and supervisory skills, including motivation, training, professional development, conflict resolution, and progressive discipline.
Demonstrated ability to interact and communicate in an effective and dependable manner, as well as establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with clientele such as students, staff, faculty and co-workers.
Experience working with contractors, vendors and building professionals.
Ability to read and write at a level appropriate for the duties of the position and follow verbal and written instructions to ensure safety.
Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of safety in the work place and ability to observe safety requirements and safe work practices and methods as required.
Excellent time-management, planning, and organizational skills and ability to multi-task, while attending to detail, and meet the demands of multiple deadlines. Ability to adapt to organizational, procedural, policy, and technological changes.
Proficiency in the use of computers and software programs for correspondence, spreadsheets, word processing and work tracking. Effectively operate computer terminals and use related database software, electronic calendaring and email.
Maintain high quality/standards of work, leadership, ethics, commitment, and professional responsibility and judgment. Ability to represent the university and its interests in a professional and conscientious manner.
Ability to work independently with little instruction, take initiative, and utilize creative problem solving.
Preferred custodial management experience in a large institutional operations setting.
A degree in business administration or a related field.
***THIS POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED***
Must be willing to travel and attend training programs off-site for occasional professional development.
Must be able to work various shifts, including weekends, occasional holidays, and adjust working hours to meet special jobs. Must be able to receive off hours phone calls regarding campus problems needing immediate attention and coordinate responses as needed.
Occasional long hours and unusual shifts.
Ability to perform work involving regular physical activity.
Ability to utilize a dust mop and floor machines and to climb a ladder.
Ability to stoop, bend, walk, and kneel on a regular basis.
Ability to safely move up to 50 pounds on a routine basis.
Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment background/fingerprint check.
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.
This position classification has been defined as 'Exempt' and is not subject to the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
Retired CalPERS members selected for this vacancy must request and be approved for reinstatement from retirement prior to the start date. Employment of retired CalPERS members will typically be for 90 days or less and must be for work requiring specialized skills or for a bona fide emergency to prevent stoppage of business.
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.
Following a conditional offer of employment, a background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate may start work with Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may result in the withdrawal of the offer of employment. Note: Cal Poly cannot deny an applicant a position solely or in part due to a criminal conviction history until it has performed an individualized assessment and linked the relevant conviction history with specific job duties in the position being sought.
Please note: Current employees who are offered positions on campus will be required to undergo a background check for any position where a background check is required by law or that Cal Poly has designated as sensitive. Sensitive positions are those requiring heightened scrutiny of individuals holding the position based on potential for harm to children, concerns for the safety and security of people, animals, or property, or heightened risk of financial loss to Cal Poly or individuals in the university community.
For health and well-being, Cal Poly is a smoke & tobacco-free campus. The university is committed to promoting a healthy environment for all members of our community.
About Us Cal Poly is a nationally ranked, four-year, comprehensive public university. Founded in 1901, the 6,000-acre campus is nestled in the foothills of San Luis Obispo, along California's scenic central coast and midway between Los Angeles and San Francisco. With a budget of $168.5 million, the university has a student enrollment exceeding 17,000 students and employs more than 2,000 faculty and staff members. Cal Poly is part of the 23-campus California State University system.
At California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. Bringing people together from different backgrounds, experiences and value systems fosters the innovative and creative thinking that exemplifies Cal Poly's values of free inquiry, cultural and intellectual diversity, mutual respect, civic engagement, and social and environmental responsibility.
Cal Poly's commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. California Polytechnic State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.
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About California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Cal Poly is a nationally ranked, four-year, comprehensive public university, with approximately 17,500 undergraduate, 120 post-baccalaureate, and 900 graduate students. The Cal Poly community fosters teaching, scholarship, and service in a learn-by-doing environment where students, staff, and faculty are partners in discovery. Cal Poly has built an exemplary reputation on its learn-by-doing approach to the preparation of undergraduate and graduate students. It is a distinctive learning community offering academically focused students a hands-on educational experience that prepares them for today's scientific and technical world. Cal Poly provides a balanced education in the arts, sciences, and technology, while encouraging cross-disciplinary and co-curricular experiences. U.S. News and World Report has ranked Cal Poly #1 among public master's universities in the western United States for 24 consecutive years. The University values free inquiry, cultural and intellectual diversity, mutual respect, civic engagement, and social and environmental responsibility. As a campus, we welcome and nurture a rich array of different perspectives, ideas and cultures. We encourage international an...d multi-cultural education in order to prepare students for successful participation and competition in a diverse world and a global workforce. We believe that diversity of our students, faculty, and staff enlivens and enriches Cal Poly’s educational environment.