Custodial Supervisor

Fordham University

Job Description

Custodial Supervisor

Custodial Services, Rose Hill

Fordham University

Fordham University has an excellent reputation as a dynamic institution located in New York City. Founded in 1841, Fordham enrolls more than 16,000 undergraduate and graduate students in its 9 Colleges and Schools.

  • Fordham University offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to its employees, which includes medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance.
  • We offer tuition remission for employees and their dependents
  • A generous immediate employer match towards a 403(b) retirement plan.
  • As a tax-exempt organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code (IRC), Fordham is considered a qualifying employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program, a federal program designed to forgive student loan debt for employees of certain public and certain nonprofit employers.
  • As part of its work-life balance program, the University provides generous PTO including 15 vacation days, 12 sick days, 2 personal days, 6 summer Fridays, and holidays that include paid time off between Christmas and New year.
  • University employees have access to the Employee Assistance Program (EAP). EAP provides no-cost, professional, and confidential services, to help employees and family members address a variety of personal, family, life, and work-related issues.

Position Summary

Administers and supervises day weekend custodial employees.

Essential Functions

  • Administers and supervises weekend custodial employees.
  • Conducts and enforces building inspections ensuring departmental procedures and cleanliness.
  • Administers policy and procedures promoting productivity while handing staffing issues effectively.
  • Promotes prompt corrective action in handling complaints.
  • Responsbile for staff training and orientations.
  • Oversees employee development.
  • Modifies staffing, materials, equipment, schedules, and procedures for improvements.
  • Responsible for the overall management of computerized systems.
  • Organizes all working schedules and attendance including overtime and time off efficiently.
  • Coordinates special projects and working assignments.
  • Responsible for inventory control of equipment and supplies.
  • Coordinates and oversees Custodial functions ensuring cleanliness and staffing for University events.
  • Carries University cellular phone and is available to provide coverage for after hour emergencies.
  • Oversees post office duties; sorting, delivery, and preparation of incoming/outgoing packages and mail.
  • Responsbile for compliance regulations with the Federal Post Office.
  • Supervises inventory control, checks, and reorders supplies, manages cash receipts, handles cash transactions, money orders, and daily reconciliation of all transactions.
  • Familized with general postal services, expertise in planning, executing, and accomplishing goals.
  • Leads staff by demonstrating creativity and latitude.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or in lieu of the degree, a minimum of 4 years of relevant experience.
  • Three (3) years of custodial supervision experience
  • Good communication and planning skills
  • Attention to detail.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours and be available in emergencies.
  • Valid NYS Driver’s License
  • Successful candidates should have a knowledge of and commitment to the goals of Jesuit Education.

Minimum Starting Salary: $58,500

Maximum Starting Salary: $67,000

Note: Salary is commensurate with qualifications, experience, and skills.





Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering an exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to more than 16,000 students in its 9 colleges and schools. It has residential campuses in the Bronx and Manhattan, a campus in West Harrison, N.Y., the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y., and the London Centre in the United Kingdom.

Fordham University is committed to excellence through diversity and welcomes candidates of all backgrounds.

Fordham is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories

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