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Vacancy Announcement

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UW-Superior is committed to making excellence inclusive in every aspect of the institution. Diversity, inclusion and equity are prioritized learning resources for all community members. We strive to offer quality programs in an environment of trust and cooperation that centers on the worth of all individuals. The University is seeking candidates who will contribute to the achievement of this goal.


Custodial Services Supervisor, Facilities Management, 100%




University of Wisconsin-Superior
Facilities Management


This position is responsible for the work related to the supervision of approximately 22 custodians, one (1) Custodial Lead Worker and various LTE and student staff depending on operational needs.This position is responsible for overseeing custodial crews in campus wide assigned areas, which may include a number of buildings, a portion of a major building complex, or an entire building.This position will have a subordinate custodial lead worker to assist in the day-to-day direction of work.Supervision duties will oversee staff working various day and evening shifts.Handling of certain after-hour emergency maintenance calls is also a responsibility of this position.This position reports directly to the Director of Facilities Management. Due to the nature of the work, sometimes this position will work 100% in a single goal for a temporary period.

Position Description


Demonstrated supervisory skills. Experience working productively as part of a team effort. Ability to organize and delegate work to control a variety of programs simultaneously and the ability to adapt to changing facilities management standards and requirements. Demonstrated creative leadership, visionary thinking, strategic planning skills, strong management and analytical skills, complex problem solving skills, and experience in technology and information systems. Excellent listening, written, verbal, and interpersonal skills. Demonstrated experience in employee training on safety, procedures and equipment use. Demonstrated computer skills using Microsoft Windows and up-to-date software programs. Understanding of safety compliance codes and recommendations and working with the campus industrial hygienist. Working knowledge of State of Wisconsin procurement system. Physical ability to sit at a desk and/or operate a personal computer for hours at a time. Ability to enter confined spaces. Maintains a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a cooperative manner with customers, students, co-workers and supervisors. Possession of a valid driver's license and the capability to operate state owned vehicles. Requires possible heavy lifting to OSHA standards of 50 pounds and at times above the shoulders.Must be able to bend, stoop, kneel and climb up and down ladders and scaffolds without any impairment. This position may require working outdoors, exposed to all weather conditions. This position may expose worker to sounds and noise that are distracting and uncomfortable. This position may be required to wear special work clothing and common protective or safety attire or equipment as directed by department policy.


Employment will require a criminal background check.A pending criminal charge or conviction will not necessarily disqualify an applicant.In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the University does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record.

For UW-Superior campus safety information and crime statistics/Annual Security Report see or contact Campus Safety at 715.394.8114 for a printed copy.


Pay will be based on the rules that apply to compensation upon transfer, reinstatement, or voluntary demotion transactions.This is a non-represented position in pay range 81-05.Beginning pay will not be less than the minimum for the pay range ($13.424 per hour).A 6 month probationary period may be required.


Monday through Friday, 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM (40 hrs per week)


Persons who now hold this classification or are in a counterpart or higher pay range and are interested in this position are requested to submit a letter of interest listing qualifications for this position and a professional current resume' including contact information for three professional references.Materials should be submitted by mail, fax, or e-mail to Laura Dahl, UW-Superior Office of Human Resources, Main 201, PO Box 2000, Superior, WI54880; FAX 715.394.8171; or .Materials must be received on or before 4:30 PM on January 25, 2013.Questions may be directed to 715.394.8041. 

UW-Superior: A Special Place:

The University of Wisconsin-Superior is Wisconsin’s public liberal arts college. Established in 1893 with a mission to train teachers, it later became a part of the University of Wisconsin-System, and in 1998 was designated as Wisconsin’s Public Liberal Arts College by the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents. The University serves 2,600 traditional and non-traditional students and is dedicated to the integration of liberal and professional studies and to serving a diverse student population.

UW-Superior maintains its foundational teacher education college values through its emphasis on excellence in teaching, as well as service to the community and region. Its core mission is student-centered. The institution fosters intellectual growth and career preparation within a liberal arts tradition that emphasizes individual attention, embodies respect for diverse cultures and multiple voices, and engages the community and region. The richness of its programs creates a personalized educational environment that integrates theory and practice, liberal and professional education, teaching, scholarship, and creativity. The University has a significant investment in and commitment to campus-wide Liberal Arts High Impact Practices (HIPs) that includes a First Year Experience, Academic Service Learning, Global Awareness, Writing Across the Curriculum, Undergraduate Research Scholarly and Creative Activity, and a Senior Year Experience.

At UW-Superior, we promote the values of academic excellence, integrity, and community within a collegial environment. At the core of our values is the appreciation for, and examination of, diversity, inclusivity, and equity. UW-Superior offers day, evening, weekend, and distance learning classes at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

The University will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identities of “final candidates” must be revealed upon request. According to the Attorney General, “final candidates” under Wisconsin law means the five candidates who are considered most qualified for the position. See Wis. Stat. Sec. 19.36(7)(a).

The University reserves the right to check additional references with notice given to the candidates at the appropriate time in the process.

Employment will require a criminal background check. A pending criminal charge or conviction will not necessarily disqualify an applicant. In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the University does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record.

Employment is subject to federal laws that require verification of identity and legal right to work in the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

For UW-Superior campus safety information and crime statistics/Annual Security Report, see or contact the Office of Campus Safety at (715) 394-8114 for a printed copy.

UW-Superior is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disability employer dedicated to enhancing equity, diversity and inclusivity.

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