• Full Time
  • Decorah

Website Luther College

This position has the opportunity to impact that daily life of students, as well as staff and faculty by maintaining office space, classrooms, restrooms, hallways, etc. They will also help support events on campus when those events happen in the buildings they are assigned to. This role will primarily be responsible to ensure clean and sanitary conditions for academic and administrative spaces.


Job Responsibilities

The custodial staff maintains building appearance and cleanliness in all areas: lobbies, entrances, classrooms, offices, hallways, kitchens, conference rooms, staircases, study lounges, restrooms, and shower rooms.

Custodial duties will primarily consist of:

Unlock/lock building and turn on/off lights
Sweep, mop, vacuum, and other floor care
Collect recycling and empty trash receptacles
Clean glass and dust surface areas
Disinfect fixtures
Annual deep cleaning and other maintenance projects
Assist with set-ups for campus events
Maintain outside entrances year-round, including snow removal
Clean restroom and show-room facilities
Other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities

May direct and support student employees
Custodial Staff Lead positions will provide guidance and organization to other team members in your building



Education: High School diploma and/or equivalent preferred but not required
Training on blood borne pathogens and proper procedures for clean up on hazardous/infectious materials according to OSHA specifications (see supervisor for more information) will be required after hire
Experience: Must be detailed orientated and have good time management and organizational skills
Basic computer knowledge and operation to submit on-line time cards, submit work orders, complete various on-line training requirements
Proven ability to work with others
Must be able to read sufficiently to follow instructions, ability to mix appropriate chemical dilution ratio and understand directions for use
Ability to cultivate and develop inclusive and equitable working relationships with students, faculty, staff, alumni, parents, and friends of the college


Physical Demands and Work Environment

Mobility: walk or stand for extended periods of time e Lifting: ability to lift and carry 50 pounds
Dexterity: must have a full range of motion including bending, stretching, lifting, and kneeling.
Be available for scheduled shift
Overtime may be required
Inside and outside of buildings, spaces may or may not be air conditioned
Exposure to potentially hazardous chemicals, noise, dust and fumes
Required to work in restricted places which may require stooping, bending and kneeling
Buildings and grounds are smoke free
About Luther College

Luther College offers an excellent benefit package including generous employer retirement contributions, competitive health insurance premiums, short and long-term disability, life insurance, and tuition benefits for employee, spouse, and dependents. Additionally, Luther College has an outstanding PTO program. New full-time employees can earn up to 30 days of PTO per year, in addition to time off for holidays which includes a full week of holiday pay between Christmas and New Year’s Day.

Luther College seeks to build a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students. Women and persons of diverse ethnic backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply. We value the input of multiple viewpoints and perspectives to create an academic community rich with cultural, social, and intellectual diversity. Candidates are encouraged to identify their strengths or experiences that will contribute to this goal.

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