Associate Director for Campus Living Custodial

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Associate Director for Campus Living Custodial
Classification Title Staff Associate
Posting Number P1700250
Employer State
Position Type
Appointment Term Term
Salary Grade SL4

Posting Detail Information

Position Summary

This is a full-time professional position with main supervisory and management responsibility for a college/university residential custodial operation. General responsibilities include: supervision of direct line supervisors who in turn manage a group of employees; ensuring the overall cleanliness of all residential areas (student rooms, lounge areas, kitchens, hallways, stairwells, laundry rooms, entrances, and offices) and departmental offices and work areas; monitors work order system and room and common area damage billing plan; develops training pertinent to the job; and researches and recommends for purchase appropriate cleaning chemicals and equipment. Supervisory responsibilities will focus on hiring, training, evaluating, and general oversight of the custodial unit. This position will work collaboratively with other units in the Campus Living department to provide a positive and safe living and working environment.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree. Three years of management and supervisory experience of a custodial or building services department at a college/university or hospital is required. Demonstrable effective communication skills and an awareness and understanding of interpersonal and work life balance issues and their impact on the morale and productivity of employees is necessary.

Preferred Qualifications

More than three years of experience at a large, public university. Experience would include management of a unionized custodial department.

Physical Demands
Salary Range $60,000-$68,000
FTE 1.00
Campus North Campus
Special Instructions to Applicants

•Applicants must submit a resume, cover letter, and contact information for a minimum of three work-related references.

•Applicants may also submit any additional documentation that they feel will enhance their candidacy for this position.

Work Hours:
Monday – Friday
Generally 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Work on holidays and non-schedule days may be required.

If the selected candidate is not a current University at Buffalo state employee a background check must be completed and passed prior to actual appointment.

Additional Information

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

Contact Information

Contact's Name Nancy Haenszel
Contact's Title
Contact's Email
Contact's Phone (716) 645-3006

Posting Dates

Posted 12/06/2017
Deadline for Internal Applicants 12/20/2017
Deadline for External Applicants 01/19/2018
Date to be filled

Reference Letters

Number of Reference Letters Required
Reference Cutoff Date
Instructions to Applicant

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • PHD or Doctorate
    • J.D.
  2. * How many years of experience do you have as a manager and supervisor of a custodial or building services department at a college/university or hospital?
    • 0
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
    • 5+
  3. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Public Job Posting
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Personal Referral
    • Website
    • Other
  4. * List source mentioned above.

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Contact Information for References
Optional Documents
  1. Additional Supporting Documentation