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Night Custodian, Student Auxiliary Services, UMKC Student Affairs, 27734

University of Missouri - Kansas City
Job Location:
Facilities Management
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University of Missouri - Kansas City, Student Affairs, Auxiliary Services

Job Description
  • Perform miscellaneous duties in the care and cleaning of university buildings: sweep floors with broom and dust mops, empty trash receptacles, clean ash cans, spot wash walls, dust furniture, clean windows, sweep and shovel snow from building entrances, clean drinking fountains, wash blackboard, replenish chalk and other related duties.  Clean assigned rooms, halls, entrances, stairways and elevators.
  • Prepare rooms for meetings by setting up chairs, tables, stage pieces, and necessary equipment; vacuum carpet, polish metal and order custodial supplies as needed.  May be assigned work in areas requiring special use of disinfectants, cleaning techniques and sanitation procedures, i.e. food service service support areas.
  • May occasionally perform general housekeeping tasks requiring standing on stools, benches, stepladders or fixed furniture.  Reasonable safety standards are to be observed in the performance of work above ground or floor level.  May replace light bulbs.
  • May wet-mop floors, prepare floors for waxing, apply wax and buff floors.
  • Clean and stock restrooms continually through the day: wet-mop floors, clean and disinfect sinks, stools and commodes; clean and polish mirrors, wash walls and restock restrooms with supplies required.
  • May perform building security duties such as locking and unlocking doors, checking windows, turning lights on or off, etc., report items that need repair to superior.
  • May inform students, employees and the public of housekeeping and facility regulations. Because of necessary fluctuations of workloads, an incumbent in this class may be required, on an occasional basis and according to need, to perform duties outside his/her area at a level of skill the same as or lower than required by his/her ordinary assignment.  Normal safety requirements, scheduling and the most efficient use of staff and equipment are taken into consideration in such assignments.


This position has two shift openings:
  •  4:30 p.m. - 1:00 a.m. Friday through Tuesday, with Wednesday and Thursday nights off.
  • 4:30 p.m. -  1:00 a.m. Sunday through Thursday, with Friday and Saturday nights off. 
Minimum Qualifications


A job offer for this position is contingent on passing a physical examination to determine if the candidate possesses the physical capabilities necessary to perform the essential functions.

-        Ability to read and write.

-        A valid driver's license may be required for certain positions.

-        A person working in this classification will need to be able to lift, carry, and set down objects of moderate weight (25-50 lbs.) on a daily basis, and will also need to grasp broom and mop handles; work around dust and cleaning chemicals; and climb stairs, step stools, and ladders on a daily basis. Physical strength, coordination and stamina sufficient to perform assigned duties.

Anticipated Hiring Range


Pay to $15.00 per hour, commensurate with experience, education, and internal equity.

Application Deadline


Application review begins immediately. Apply today!

Benefit Eligibility


This position is eligible for University benefits. As part of your total compensation, the University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, paid time off, short- and long-term disability, paid parental leave, paid caregiver leave, and educational fee discounts for all four UM System campuses.  For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at


Values Commitment

We value the uniqueness of every individual and strive to ensure each person's success. Contributions from individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives promote intellectual pluralism and enable us to achieve the excellence that we seek in learning, research and engagement.  This commitment makes our university a better place to work, learn and innovate.

In your application materials, please discuss your experiences and expertise that support these values and enrich our missions of teaching, research, and engagement.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Missouri System is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy applies to all employment decisions including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotions, pay practices, benefits, disciplinary actions and terminations. For more information, visit or call Human Resources at 816-235-1621.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Office of Equity & Title IX at 816-235-6910.
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