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24 Jun 2021

Full-Time Custodial Services Manager

Clark College – Posted by Vancouver, Washington, United States

Job Description

Clark College is currently accepting applications for a full-time, exempt Custodial Services Manager. This position is responsible for oversight of all custodial services at Clark College. This includes but is not limited to: office, classroom, restroom, and common space cleaning and maintenance, event support and set-up, recycling, carpet cleaning, floor care, procurement of materials, goods, and services, safety and training, window washing, re-lamping and minor maintenance, management of staffing levels on multiple shifts, surplus property disposal, and other related duties. This position also attends campus meetings, represents Facilities Services, and at times may act on behalf of Facilities Services in place of the Director. This position may be assigned tasks outside of regular custodial management duties as necessary or if a special project arises.

At Clark, we value equity, diversity and inclusion. We have not always gotten it right, but are committed to growing, learning, and supporting our employees. Our Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (ODEI) supports individuals with their academic, personal, and professional development, as well as provides training and educational resources for all members of the college community around diversity, inclusion, power, privilege, inequity, social equity, and social justice. The college offers further professional development for our employees through opportunities such as Employee Resource Groups, Social Justice Leadership Institute, Cross Institution Faculty of Color Mentorship program, Administrators of Color Leadership Program, and Faculty and Staff of Color Conference.

Clark College values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator. Protected group members are strongly encouraged to apply.  Clark College provides equal opportunity in education and employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, creed, religion, honorably discharged veteran or military status, citizenship, immigration status or use of a trained guide dog or service animal. Prohibited sex discrimination includes sexual harassment (unwelcome sexual conduct of various types). The college considers equal opportunity, affirmative action, and non-discrimination to be fundamental to the mission, vision and values of the college. All faculty and staff hired at Clark College are encouraged to embrace, continually support and enhance social equity on our campus and in our community. The college provides reasonable accommodations for qualified students, employees, and applicants with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Federal Rehabilitation Act. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, Title II and Title IX, and Affirmative Action: Yaju Dharmarajah, Employee & Labor Relations Manager and Interim Compliance Director, 360-992-2317,, 1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Baird 012, Vancouver, Washington 98663. Clark College is a smoke-free/drug free environment.  This recruitment announcement does not reflect the entire job description and can be changed and or modified without notice.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan, develop, and direct Custodial Services, including the maintenance custodial program.
  • Interview, select, train, direct, and supervise custodial employees in accordance with negotiated agreements, applicable state and federal laws, and College personnel policies and procedures.
  • Plan and coordinate special custodial services (e.g., facility event setups, building security), ensuring compliance with health, safety, and regulatory policies.
  • Develop and maintain departmental budgets and records, write reports, make oral presentations.
  • Develop plans, specifications, and cost estimates for purchase of supplies, equipment, and service; assist with planning and implementation of energy conservation and utility cost reduction initiatives.
  • Assist in development and coordination of recycling, institutional furniture, sanitation, emergency management programs, ADA, surplus and relocatable furniture, planning and implementation of the College’s bloodborne pathogens, chemical hygiene, and environmental health and safety initiatives.
  • Develop and direct campus group relamping and lighting improvements. Plan and coordinate the College’s floor covering replacement projects.
  • Assist with the research and development of the College’s RMI budget, facilities condition survey, and capital budget request. Develop feasibility studies, cost estimates, and implementation plans.
  • Provide assistance with department collective bargaining and labor/management issues.
  • Serve as chair or member of designated College committees, councils, and teams.
  • Provide leadership in accordance with the Mission, Vision, Values, and Results Policies established by the College, furthering Goals and Strategic Initiatives.
  • Ensure areas of responsibility operate effectively within the policies and procedures of the College and applicable governing agencies.
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures for operating unit(s).
  • Train, supervise, and evaluate employees in accordance with negotiated agreements, applicable state and federal laws, and College policies and procedures.
  • Exercise fiduciary responsibility.
  • Prepare reports and analytical materials to illustrate objectives, activities, and accomplishments of areas of responsibility.
  • Engage in and promote decision-making, input, and communication.
  • Create a safe, bias-free working environment, which engenders respect for differences.
  • Provide leadership in accordance with the mission, Core themes, objectives and values established by the college.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Extensive experience in maintaining large facilities.
  • Three years supervisory experience including hiring, training, evaluation and performance management.
  • Knowledge and experience with chemicals and equipment used in custodial services.
  • Knowledge and experience with health and safety regulations and practices related to custodial services.
  • Experience evaluating the effectiveness and efficiency of processes.
  • Experience planning and implementing custodial services.
  • Ability to prepare supplies, equipment and furniture cost estimates.
  • Ability to prepare reports.
  • Demonstrated ability to foster and manage relationships in a diverse team environment.
  • Ability to work different shifts as needed.
  • Experience with budgets preferred.
  • Ability to work well with people of all ages from academically, culturally, and socioeconomically diverse backgrounds.


Salary Statement: $62,591 annually

Benefits include vacation/ sick leave; medical, dental, life and long-term disability insurance; retirement; and tuition waiver.



Required Online Application Materials:

  • Clark College Online Application
  • Cover letter describing background and experience related to qualifications and responsibilities of the position
  • Current résumé


Please apply online at

To contact Clark College Human Resources, please call (360) 992-2105.


Application Deadline: 

Required application materials must be completed and submitted online by 3 p.m., July 7, 2021.


Condition of employment:

Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant’s suitability and competence to perform in the position. Completion of academic degrees will also be verified through receipt of official transcripts.


Upon request, accommodations are available to persons with disabilities for the application process. Contact Human Resources at (360) 992-2105 or by video phone at (360) 991-0901.



The security of all the members of the campus community is of vital concern to Clark College. Information regarding crime prevention advice, the authority of the Security/Safety Department, policies concerning reporting of any crimes which may occur on or near college property, and crime statistics for the most recent 3-year period may be requested from the Clark College Security/Safety Department, (360) 992-2133 or The most recent Annual Security Report, written in compliance with the Clery Act, can be reviewed here:



If you are hired, you will need proof of identity, and documentation of U.S. citizenship or legal authorization to work.


Corrected or extended notices will be posted online and in the Human Resources Office.

Clark College Human Resources

June 24, 2021



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