Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.
Background Check Statement:
Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the University's receipt of a satisfactory criminal background report.
Eligibility for Employment:
Proper documentation of identity and eligibility for employment will be required before the hiring process can be completed.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The Housekeeper provides cleaning services for areas within Academic, Sporting and Event affiliated facilities of the University which consists of more than three million square feet.
Duties and responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to:
Floor Maintenance which consists, at a minimum, of daily sweeping, wet mopping, periodic spray-buffing, and high-speed burnishing, scheduled stripping and refinishing of resilient floors.
Restroom Sanitation which consists of, at a minimum, daily sweeping, mopping, cleaning mirrors, spot cleaning walls and stall partitions, applying disinfectant cleaners. Check and refill towel, soap, deodorant and tissue containers. Periodic scrubbing of all surfaces with hard brushes and floor scrubber. Scrubbing of fixture surfaces with hand pad and bowl cleaners.
Dusting, polishing and Spot cleaning which consists of, at a minimum, daily cleaning of all furniture including desks, chairs, bookshelves, filing cabinets, window sills and ledges, stair railings, etc. Cleaning of walls, boards, light fixtures, air handling units, blinds, ceilings and interior/exterior glass.
Vacuuming and Spot cleaning of carpeted floors which includes determining chemical and/or cleaner to be used for particular spots/spills.
Trash and debris which consists of, at a minimum, removal of trash, recycling and other foreign matter from trash containers and building surfaces. Replacement of trash can liners as needed. Removal of trash, snow and other debris from entrances, steps, and sidewalks.
Chemicals, Supplies, and Equipment involve the proper use of various types of chemicals including detergents, disinfectants, finishes, etc., associated with housekeeping duties. Must understand and follow manufacturer's label instructions on application, dilution rates, protective gear, safety precautions and proper storage of all chemicals used. Must understand and institute set routines and procedures established for chemical use. Keep housekeeping closets clean with supplies stored neatly and in an accessible order. Supply inventory must be maintained at a proper level for availability. Must understand and institute set guidelines of equipment to ensure the right type of equipment or machine is used for required work.
Security consists of responsibility for keys that give access to assigned areas. Unlocking and locking of building doors at designated (scheduled) times is required.
If employee is assigned to work in a designated security sensitive area, employee is required to undergo an extensive background check under the administration of the ASU Police Department and complete a Security Awareness Training as required.
Appalachian State University, located in Boone, North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as engaged global citizens who understand their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. Appalachian enrolls about 18,000 students, has a low faculty-to-student ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors. It is one of 16 universities in the University of North Carolina system.