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Administrative and Professional Staff Position CS14-12
August 12, 2013

Position Title
Building Services Supervisor – Evenings Inventory Lead

Hiring Unit
Facilities Management

Job Description/Responsibilities
This position supervises employees and the work involved in building service activities (such as cleaning, floor treatment, refuse disposal, recycling collection, event set ups, pest control, and other similar functions) to maintain a pleasant, healthy and safe environment for the entire university community and the public.

Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Supervision: Supervising employees including training safety oversight, hiring, discipline, evaluations and performance management manages time and attendance.  Performs inspections, reviews inspection reports and results with employees, gives guidance on how to improve performance.  Supervises and directs the work of personnel assigned to building service activities like cleaning and event set ups, revising assignments when necessary.
  • Management Assistance: Assisting in the development and administration of an effective, efficient cleaning program: procedures and work methods by means of periodic inspections and special studies; department budgets.  Conducting comparative tests and estimates effective of new products, equipment and techniques.  Seeking more sustainable operations through environmentally friendly and efficient cleaning methods, supplies and equipment.
  • Lead Inventory: Managing inventory process for equipment and supplies, consolidating information, recommending order quantities and replacements.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. High school graduation or equivalent
  2. Three years of experience in building service operations or related work, one year of which included the supervision of others.

Additional Experience and Personal Attributes Desired by Hiring Unit

  1. Additional four years of experience in building services (preferred), two of which include supervision of others; experience at similar institutional setting; experience with computerized maintenance management and quality control systems; experience working in a union environment.
  2. Extensive knowledge of accepted cleaning methods, techniques, equipment used in institutional building services
  3. Knowledge of all facets of building service operations
  4. Ability to conduct and interpret results of tests with various kinds of cleaning equipment and supplies
  5. Supervisory ability for a large staff
  6. Ability to read and write work-related communications, reports, etc. and to communicate orally to all segments of the University population
  7. Ability to prioritize and easily adapt to changing requirement and resources
  8. Experience using a computer and ability to use Microsoft Office software

Illinois residency required


$3,554 per month

Application Process
This position is a current civil service vacancy at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.  Applicants compete by examination.  If you are interested in applying for this position, please complete and submit a Civil Service application to the Office of Human Resources.  Examination appointments are required. NOTE: Some positions may be represented by a union and may require union dues.

Qualified applicants must submit a Civil Service application (required), detailed resume and unofficial transcripts to:

     Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
     Office of Human Resources
     Campus Box 1040
     Edwardsville, IL  62026-1040

Or email your Civil Service application (required), resume and unofficial transcripts to:

Only one Civil Service application is required to be completed per year. Please use only one application to apply for multiple positions. The Office of Human Resources will not contact applicants that do not meet the minimum qualifications listed.  If qualifying by education, you must submit your transcript at the time of application. Applicants qualifying for Veteran’s preference must submit a copy of form DD214 at the time of application.  Applicants will be subject to a background check and/or drug screening prior to an offer of employment. 

For more information please visit the Office of Human Resources website at or call Civil Service Testing at 618-650-2190.

Application Deadline
August 26, 2013

SIUE is a state university - benefits under state sponsored plans may not be available to holders of F1 or J1 visas.

Applicants will be subject to a background check prior to an offer of employment.  Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation or veteran’s status in violation of Title VII.

The SIUE Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at  The report contains campus safety and security information, crime statistics, fire safety policies, and fire statistics for the previous three calendar years.  This report is published in compliance with Federal law, titled the “Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act” and the Higher Education Opportunity Act also known as the “Campus Fire Safety Right to Know.”  For those without computer access, a paper copy of the report may be obtained, with a 24-hour notice, from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Administration, Rendleman Hall, Room 2228, 618-650-2536.

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