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Housekeeper - (Set Up) Part-time-MVNU Job in Mount Vernon, Ohio US

Housekeeper - (Set Up) Part-time-MVNU

Mounv Vernon Nazarene University - Mount Vernon, OH

Posted: 2/20/2024 - Expires: 5/17/2024

Job ID: 270006325


Job Description

Mount Vernon Nazarene University (MVNU) is an intentionally Christian teaching university for traditional age students, graduate students, and working adults who seek opportunities to learn and grow in an academic community of faith.  The University provides the context for a transformational experience through excellent academics, service opportunities, caring relationships, and a nurturing spiritual and social environment. Faculty, staff, and students are challenged to achieve their highest potential, to become increasingly Christ-like and to make a difference in their world through lifelong service.  

The University seeks a part-time, 25-hour a week, 12-month, Housekeeper/Custodian for the Facilities Department on the Mount Vernon main campus.  

The position reports to the Housekeeping Coordinator and may receive general supervision from a shift Lead Housekeeper.  The University pay grade for this position is “A”. Occasional weekend hours may be needed. The candidate will be able to contribute to a retirement plan, and will receive generous holidays, and vacation and sick days earned on an accrual basis.  

Responsibilities for this position include:    

• Set-up, tear-down and moving furniture for campus events 

• Cleans areas such as offices, classrooms, kitchens, living spaces, dormitories, laboratories, lobbies, locker rooms, stairways, corridors and elevators 

• Cleans gym floors • Cleans, sanitizes and deodorizes restrooms; restocks supplies 

• Cleans multi-level stairwells, sidewalks and entrance ways 

• Shovels snow and applies ice-melting material on entryways and steps around assigned buildings  

• Maintains adequate supply of cleaning equipment/supplies and requests re-supply when needed 

• Demonstrates continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide seamless customer service

 • Assists in the instruction and supervision of student employees, as applicable 

• Reports all repairs required and safety and fire hazards to supervisor 

• Removal of trash and recycling from buildings on a daily basis 

• Observes safety standards and practices

 • Other duties as assigned  

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work to be performed by an individual assigned to this position. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of the position.       

Expectations for the successful candidate: 

• Evangelical Christian statement of faith, experience and mission fit 

• High School diploma or GED (preferred) 

• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills demonstrated by the ability to communicate with managers, co-workers, students and members of the general campus community in a courteous manner 

• Demonstrates time management skills with the ability to work with little supervision 

• Ability to meet clearly defined University cleaning standards within designated shift

 • Ability to work alone or within a team to achieve cleaning standards without constant supervision • Ability to operate large and small power driven equipment (vacuum sweeper, buffer, etc.) 

• Previous related experience and knowledge of standard cleaning procedures (preferred) 

• Ability to work various shifts and overtime, as required Physical Requirements 

• Ability to set-up, tear down, move furniture throughout buildings, and lift up to 80 pounds 

• Ability to work with standard cleaning chemicals  To be considered for this position, please email a resume to and complete the application, found at: . 

Applicants submitting materials via email should attach either a Microsoft Word or .PDF File. Alternatively, materials can be faxed to (740-397-1005), or mailed to: Mount Vernon Nazarene University Human Resources 800 Martinsburg Road Mount Vernon, OH 43050  Professional and personal references are required, consistent with the responsibilities associated with this position. A background check will be performed prior to appointment.  Mount Vernon Nazarene University is committed to fostering a non-discriminatory campus environment in which community members can learn and work. MVNU prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, sex, age, color, national origin, disability, marital status, or military service in the operation of all University programs, activities, and services.  As a faith-based institution, the University is exempted from certain laws and regulations concerning discrimination. The University maintains the right, with regard to its lifestyle covenant, employment, and other matters, to uphold and apply its Christian beliefs related to, among other issues, marriage, sex (gender), gender identity, sexual orientation, and sexual activity to the fullest extent permitted by law. Thus, MVNU attempts to make all policies and decisions within the doctrinal and moral convictions of the Church of the Nazarene (e.g., Articles of Faith, Covenant of Christian Conduct including the Statement on Human Sexuality and Marriage, Covenant of Christian Character, and the Statement on Discrimination, 915).  

Contact Information

Personal Contact:
17604 Coshocton Road
Mount Vernon, OH 43050

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Regular Employment
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
Attained Certificate of equivalency for a HS degree
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
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