Yeshiva University Housekeeping Supervisor in New York, New York


Yeshiva University


Job ID 2016-9575
Campus Beren- Lexington & 33rd St
Posting Date 11/30/2016
Employee Classification Exempt
Department Facilities Services
Position Type Regular Full-Time
Posting Date 11/30/2016

ABOUT US: Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University (YU) has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education, psychology, and more. We are a leading global educational institution that employs over 6,000 people across our various campus locations -- Wilf Campus, Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, Resnick Campus in the Bronx, the Gruss Institute in Jerusalem, the Boys High School in Manhattan and the Girls High School in Queens. From the distinguished faculty who teach here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission: to "bring wisdom to life" through all that we teach, by all that we do and for all those we serve. We seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who contribute to an exciting working environment, where there is a sense of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross section of people from diverse backgrounds working and studying together. The University offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans, including immediate participation in the University's retirement plan. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks paid vacation each year and a shuttle to nearby subway locations. The PositionThe Housekeeping Supervisor is responsible for day-to-day housekeeping responsibilities which include the cleaning of academic facilities, labs, offices, cafeterias, and dormitories. Also included are all set-ups required for academic and event activities on the campus and coordinating projects with the maintenance supervisors. This person will supervise between 5 and 25 employees and will interact daily with students, staff, deans and directors. The Housekeeping Supervisor will also interact and coordinate with a variety of University vendors, This position is in midtown and will work the afternoon/night shift - 3pm -11pm.POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Supervise Housekeeping staff to ensure that all areas of the Campus are properly cleaned and maintained
  • Ensuring that any set-ups needing to be made for morning programming is done
  • Assigning staff tasks
  • Respond to campus facility emergencies at all times
  • Discipline employees in coordination with Human Resources as required
  • Other related duties, as assigned
QUALIFICATIONS: Education & Experience
  • Associate's Degree and/or 3-5 years of experience working in a diverse housekeeping environment
  • Knowledge of general union guidelines and operating procedures
  • Experience in higher education is preferred

Skills & Competencies
  • Speaks clearly and expresses self well in one-on-one conversations and groups
  • Interacts and proactively shares information with internal and external contacts where appropriate
  • Develops effective relationships with peers, students and employees
  • Assumes responsibility to ensure issues/concerns will be addressed and monitors them through conclusion
  • Effectively manages own time and resources
  • Customer service first attitude
  • Spanish language skills a plus
  • Self motivated
  • Driven toward increasing knowledge and technical certifications
  • Highly independent, competent and trustworthy


Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

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