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Housekeeping Supervisor - Nights

George Mason University
Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
Closing date
Nov 7, 2023

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Full Time
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)

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Housekeeping Supervisor - Nights Facilities Management is committed to providing a safe, functional, and clean community experience at George Mason University. Our team of resourceful professionals focus on drive and innovation across various trades and we are excited to have you join us. Mason Facilities promotes a diverse and inclusive workplace, and challenges our team members to evolve their professional skills and grow in their careers. We ensure a quality, physical environment supporting the mission of Mason.George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.Responsibilities:The Housekeeping Supervisor supervises and performs general custodial services as directed on the campus and oversees a team of Housekeepers across all shifts. You will be vital to the success of George Mason's mission by maintaining clean, sanitary, comfortable, and tidy spaces on campus.Supervises Housekeepers and Lead Housekeeper;Creates and maintains staff schedules;Trains Housekeepers on cleaning protocols and use of equipment;Ensures adequate staffing levels and report issues to management;Cleans and oversees the cleaning of common areas, classrooms, hallways, and stairwells, moves and spot clean furniture, shampoos carpets, strips, waxes and buff floors;Cleans and oversees the cleaning of offices and classrooms to include desks, dusting, window ledges, window glass, furniture, doors, vacuuming, white boards and emptying trash;Cleans and oversees cleaning and restocking of bathrooms, removes trash (daily), reports all matters of safety to the appropriate supervisor;Establishes and maintains a positive and operative working relationship with members of the department and the campus community;Effectively performs in a service environment;Follows all State, University and departmental policies, procedures and practices;Orders additional cleaning supplies to maintain the appropriate level in respective housekeeping closets;Performs all duties listed with minimal supervision, and with a high level of quality. Ensures team of lower-level housekeepers work is completed within acceptable timeframe and pass inspection; andPerforms other related duties as assigned.Shift:Monday - Friday 4:00am - 12:30pmRequired Qualifications:High School Diploma or equivalent;Some experience (generally one year of related work), or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired;Experience leading a team, including staff scheduling and training;General knowledge of cleaning terms and safety procedures related to hazardous cleaning chemicals;Ability to read, understand and abide by all safety policies and procedures;Ability to read and follow cleaning instructions and schedules;Ability to practice effective oral communication skills with students, faculty and staff;Ability to work independently, without close supervision;Ability to remain calm during stress periods; andValid drivers license; must currently possess an appropriate, active, valid motor vehicle operator's license that meets all of GMU's requirements for operating state vehicles and equipment under Mason's Vehicle Use Policy 1411 The Office of Risk Management reserves the right to review the driver's licenses and Motor Vehicle Reports (MVRs) of all candidates selected with employment contingent upon a favorable review.Preferred Qualifications:Experience in the use of mechanical cleaning equipment is preferred.Great Benefits:Generous paid time off, including paid sick leave;Health/dental/vision benefits;Tuition exemption and professional development;Commuter Choice Transit Benefit;Virginia Retirement System Hybrid Plan; andPatriot Perks discounts to restaurants, events, and more!

For full consideration, applicants must apply at; complete and submit the online application, upload your resume and a list of three professional references with contact information.

"Great Careers Begin at Mason! George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at!George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition."

George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.


George Mason University is a university with three campuses, each with a distinctive academic focus that plays a critical role in the economy of its region. At each campus, students, faculty, and staff have full access to all the university's resources, while duplication of programs and support services is minimized through the use of technology. In addition to the main campus in Fairfax, the university has campuses in Arlington and Prince William Counties.

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