Custodial Services Supervisor
Position Is Open Until Filled

Code: 20769 Posted: 04/16/2024

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is a dynamic learning community grounded in academic excellence and focused on student success, diversity, inclusion and community engagement. One of 13 four-year institutions within the University of Wisconsin System, Parkside provides an educational value to our students that’s unparalleled. An affordable, high-quality education is an investment in one’s future, and we believe the cost of an education should not prevent any student from achieving his or her educational and professional goals. The university is the proud recipient of the 2022 AASCU Excellence & Innovation Award for Student Success and College Completion from The American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU), a testament to years of strategic efforts

UW Parkside is a great place to start or enhance your career and is part of the UW Systems. The campus is nestled in 700 acres of woodland and prairie and two miles west of Lake Michigan in Kenosha, WI. At Parkside we offer good benefits and an opportunity to get involved in community projects and employee engagement activities. We are certainly proud of its diverse student body in the UW System. We work together to help our students, staff and faculty thrive. Find out why Parkside is where you belong.

Position Title: Custodial Services Supervisor

Employment Type: Full time, Academic Staff, Exempt

Reports To: The Custodial Services Supervisor will report to the Chief Facilities Officer.

Pay Range: $52,000 - $72,000 


Essential Job Functions

The Custodial Services Supervisor provides direct supervision to all custodial teams working in state buildings on a 24-hour basis. The work responsibilities of this position include comprehensive planning, development, assigning and directing a variety of programs pertaining to the activities of the custodial staff team. These programs will include widely diversified areas of safety training, budget development and management, product testing, equipment testing and preventative maintenance of custodial equipment. The Custodial Services Supervisor also directs campus set-ups for events. This position reports to the Chief Facilities Officer.

Job Responsibilities Include:

  • Identifies work unit resource needs, manages workflow components, schedules logistics and secures resources for the completion of established projects by internal and external entities
  • Implements the use of and provides training for new supplies/equipment to ensure adequate utilization
  • Exercises supervisory authority, including hiring, transferring, suspending, promoting, managing conduct and performance, discharging, assigning, rewarding, disciplining, and/or approving hours worked of at least 2.0 full-time equivalent (FTE) employees
  • Develops, implements, and schedules operational work plans of staff for one or multiple projects or work units
  • Identifies, develops and implements facility emergency and hazardous response policies and procedures to align with institutional safety rules and regulations

 Key Qualifications:

  • Education – H.S. Diploma Preferred
  • Ideal candidates will have experience with custodial services in an educational environment, conferences and event management, and experience working within a student living environment.

The Facilities Management Department is a key part of the University that ensures the campus roads are clean, that utilities like water and electricity are operating effectively and efficiently, and that our campus is clean and beautiful. The work environment for this position is predominantly indoors. Exposure to dust, odors, moving mechanical parts and noise is common.

Salary and Benefits

Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University of Wisconsin System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan. 

Benefit Details:

Health & Retirement Contributions Estimator:  

Application Process

Applications must be submitted electronically through our employment portal. If you need additional assistance you may contact Human Resources at (262) 595-2204. Hours 8:00am-4:30pm Monday-Friday.

STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

STEP 2: Submit application materials

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. All materials must be added at one time, once submitted you may not edit/add to profile. Please include the following documents:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Names and contact information for 3 professional references

Review of Applications

Applications received by 4/30/2024 are ensured full consideration. Position open until filled.

You must select "SUBMIT". Selecting "Save" will not forward your application materials to the search committee. 

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials.

In instances where the Review Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidates application materials whether she/he meets all of the required qualifications, or if all of the application materials are not submitted, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications and may be excluded from further consideration.


Amber Marzette

Diversity Jobs Employer Member
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