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Interim Assistant Custodial Manager (Administrator I)/Facilities Management

at California State University, San Bernardino

Posted: 10/20/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2570056
Keywords: office

Job Description

Overall Job Objective


Employment Status: Full-time, regular "exempt" position, included in the Management Personnel Plan (MPP).

Work schedule: Monday through Friday from 5:00 am - 2:00 pm

First Review Deadline:  This position will remain open until filled. Applications will be reviewed beginning October 1, 2019. 

Please Note:


"Please attach a cover letter, resume (or curricula vitae) and diversity statement. The diversity statement may include your interpretation of diversity, inclusion, gender equity and must include specific examples of how your educational/professional experiences, background/philosophy has prepared you for the role you are applying for at California State University, San Bernardino. (Maximum 250 words)"

Typical Activities

Under the general direction of the Custodial Manager, the Custodial Supervisor supervises daily custodial operations and is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing the work of employees and contracted vendors engaged in custodial services for approximately 2.2 million square feet of classrooms, offices, laboratories, and other academic or public buildings. 

The incumbent will perform a variety of supervisory, administrative and other duties as required in order to meet the operational needs of the department. The Custodial Supervisor sets cleaning and sanitation standards and establishes procedures and schedules to ensure standards are met or exceeded; conducts inspections of custodial work assignments and projects; oversees a custodial quality control program; and meets with faculty, staff, and students to address service-related concerns. The Custodial Supervisor maintains and reviews records on custodial maintenance management software related to the usage of equipment, materials, and supplies, and labor required to complete projects and perform custodial duties.  The incumbent will supervise both union and contract employees, participates in personnel matters including staff selection, training, evaluation, and corrective action; assists in the management and preparation of the custodial budget, including planning to ensure the best possible utilization of personnel, supplies, and equipment. The incumbent will maintain vendor contact to stay abreast of current and new methods, forecasts and estimates needs, and prepares requisition requests for procurement of materials and supplies. The incumbent keeps accurate records, and prepares reports on program results; ensures equipment is maintained properly and repaired or replaced as necessary, and perform other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications


  • Applicants must possess the equivalent to three years of related experience in custodial operations. 
  • Experience with a unionized staff in education, healthcare, or service industries is preferred. 
Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:
  • Applicants must possess strong communication skills. 
  • Applicants must have a working knowledge of office software such as MS Word and Excel and should be familiar with custodial cleaning management software along with a thorough knowledge of the principles of supervision and organization. 
  • Applicants must have a thorough knowledge of materials, methods, and equipment used in custodial work. 
  • A working knowledge of the principles and methods of material control and equipment use and maintenance is required along with familiarity with OSHA safety requirements as they pertain to the custodial operation. 
  • Applicants must be well versed in all facets of cleaning, as well as the ability to manage in a diverse environment with a focus on client and customer services. 
  • The ability to train subordinates and conduct an in-house training program is required. 
  • Applicants must have the ability to recognize problems and effect solutions; coordinate custodial activities within an academic environment, and knowledge of APPA or ISSA cleaning standards. 
  • Applicants must be willing to respond to campus emergencies during off-hours as necessary.
Physical Requirements:
Must be able to lift, lower, push, and pull loads ranging in weight from 5-60 lbs.; must be able to carry loads ranging from 20-50 lbs. for distances up to 20 feet; must be capable of kneeling, reaching overhead, climbing stairs and ladders, walking, twisting, stooping, and bending; depending upon the project, the employee may spend 20-50% of the day sitting, 20-50% of day standing, 20-50% of day walking.

Supplemental Information

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

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.

California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status. 

This position may be "Designated" under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter.  Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information:

This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096)