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Custodian - The Commons

Kennesaw State University
Job Location:
Kennesaw, Georgia
Facilities Management
Custodian - The Commons

Job ID: 250335
Location: Kennesaw, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us

Find your wings at KSU!

Are you ready to join a community leading in innovative teaching and learning? Kennesaw State University is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. With our growing enrollment and global reach, we are enjoying increased prominence among Georgia's colleges. We offer more than 150 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees to over 43,000 students. Our entrepreneurial spirit, high-impact research, and Division I athletics also draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Our university's vibrant culture, diversity, career opportunities, and rich benefits make us an employer of choice. We are searching for talented people to join our mission. Come to KSU and find your passion.


Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144.

Job Summary

Performs housekeeping and janitorial duties to maintain assigned offices, restrooms, public areas and/or residence locations. Assist with general labor and minor repair tasks for University buildings and facilities.


1. Cleans assigned buildings including dusting, sweeping, vacuuming, mopping, collecting trash and wiping waste and recycling receptacles

2. Cleans and sanitizes restrooms, showers, and locker rooms and replenishes paper towels and soap dispensers

3. Collects, launders and dries mop heads and cleaning rags

4. Waxes and refinishes floors, and shampoos carpets as assigned

5. Maintains clean and operating equipment

6. Inspects equipment and recommends the need for new parts, repairs, overhaul or replacement

7. Restocks supply closets and replenishes paper supplies in restrooms, etc.

8. Completes work order requests timely during emergencies

9. Reports building discrepancies and damages in timely manner

10. Uses required safety and protective equipment

Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements

Required Experience
On the job training provided

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Experience
Customer service experience
Cleaning experience

Proposed Salary

The salary range for this position is $13.00 to $15.00 based on relevant experience. Comprehensive benefits to include Medical, Dental, Vision, 13 paid holidays, vacation, generous retirement plans, tuition waiver, wellness options, and much more! Visit

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities


Able to work with others in small and large teams

Able to read and use diagrams and design layouts to set up rooms for events

Able to work non-traditional shifts including nights and weekends

Follows established routine and performs cleaning as instructed

Able to handle multiple tasks or projects at one time meeting assigned deadlines


Knowledge of Materials Safety Data Sheets and Personal Protective Equipment, and awareness of safety protocols


Excellent interpersonal, initiative, teamwork, problem solving, independent judgment, organization, communication (verbal and written), time management, project management and presentation skills

Proficient with computer applications and programs associated with the position (i.e. Microsoft Office suite)

Strong attention to detail and follow up skills

Strong customer service skills and phone and e-mail etiquette

Equal Employment Opportunity

Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin race religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007. Participant ID: 61415

Other Information

This is not a supervisory position.
This position does not have any financial responsibilities.
No, this position will not be required to drive.
This role is considered a position of trust.
This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
This position may travel 1% - 24% of the time
This position does not require security clearance.

Background Check
  • Standard Enhanced
Per the University System of Georgia background check policy, all final candidates will be required to consent to a criminal background investigation. Final candidates may be asked to disclose criminal record history during the initial screening process and prior to a conditional offer of employment. Applicants for positions of trust with screening results which confirm a disqualifying criminal history will be immediately disqualified from employment eligibility.

All applicants are required to include professional references as part of their application process. Some positions may require additional job-based screenings such as motor vehicle report, credit check, pre-employment drug screening and/or verification of academic credentials.

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