Institutional services supervisor

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Arkansas Government Job
The Institutional Services Supervisor is responsible for overseeing and monitoring custodial and minor maintenance activities in building facilities and supervising laundry room functions in an institutional setting. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.
Typical Functions
Supervises a staff of housekeeping/custodial/laundry personnel by interviewing, recommending for hire/termination, training, assigning and reviewing work, counseling, and evaluating the performance of incumbents. Schedules and supervises the collection and cleaning of soiled articles from units, inspects cleaned articles, and may direct re-cleaning, mending, or other actions as necessary. Monitors workers engaged in counting, folding, ironing, and delivering cleaned items to insure proper distribution. Conducts inspections of building facilities to determine custodial and/or maintenance needs. Establishes standards and procedures for work of custodial/housekeeping staff. Conducts orientation training and in-service training to explain policies, work procedures, and to demonstrate use and maintenance of equipment. Inventories stock to ensure that supplies and equipment are available in adequate amounts and writes purchase orders for needed items. Maintains records and prepares reports on cleaning and minor maintenance activities. Performs other duties as assigned.
Special Job Dimensions
Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills
Knowledge of supervisory practices and procedures. Knowledge of custodial and maintenance practices and techniques. Knowledge of materials and equipment used in custodial and maintenance work. Knowledge of the operation and maintenance requirements of commercial laundry equipment. Ability to maintain adequate supplies and inventory records. Ability to prepare written documents. Ability to conduct inspections to determine compliance with standards. Ability to supervise staff of subordinate supervisors, custodial workers and semi-skilled maintenance repairmen.
Minimum Education and/or Experience
The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus two years of vocational training and/or experience in housekeeping. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.
Preferred Qualifications
2 years of supervisory experience
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Agency Specific Information
Hire Date: 2/16/2015
Work Schedule: 5:00 pm - 1:30 am Monday through Friday (Night Position)
This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.
Paper Arkansas Tech University applications are available at the ATU Office of Human Resources located in Browning Hall 1st Floor, Suite 106, 1505 North Boulder Ave, Russellville, AR 72801.
Applications may also be submitted online at the Arkansas Tech University website:
Please apply either at this Arkansas Jobs website OR the Arkansas Tech website. Please do not apply at both websites. RESUMES ARE NOT ACCEPTED IN LIEU OF AN APPLICATION.
Clery Act
October 9, 2012
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