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POSITION:  DIRECTOR OF HOUSEKEEPING AND LANDSCAPING

 

DEPARTMENT:  CAMPUS ENHANCEMENT SERVICES

 

 

Position Summary: 

 

Oversee all landscaping and housekeeping operations, promoting an exemplary experience for students, staff, faculty and visitors.  Strong leadership skills, and vision for growth are vital, as well as the ability to develop talented teams to maintain a pristine appearance of all grounds and maintain the highest standards of cleanliness for the University.  The Director is expected to lead by example, setting, monitoring and achieving goals, proactively forecasting, budgeting and inspecting the scope of work.  Will be responsible for maximizing effectiveness and igniting a passion for excellence. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Work with supervisors to hire and train team members for landscaping and housekeeping staff.
  • Perform annual evaluations, coaching and correcting of staff, if needed; as well as provide individual motivation to staff members to enable everyone to perform to his/her full potential.
  • Manage logistics of daily operations to ensure crews understand job priorities, labor needs, and schedule changes to ensure tasks are completed within budgeted job hours.
  • Perform daily inspections of buildings and grounds to ensure the highest standards of cleanliness, functionality, and efficiency are maintained on a consistent basis as it relates to grounds, landscaping, and University facilities.
  • Ability to identify areas in need of enhancement and work with responsible departments to achieve goals.
  • Support University events, including events that may take place after normal work hours. This may include collaboration with multiple departments within the university.
  • Prepare and present reports of hours worked, staff assignments, tasks, and duties performed to properly allocate department expenses and maintain budget.
  • Maintain annual budgets of expenditures for the Housekeeping and Landscaping Departments.
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with peers, co-workers, vendors, and University faculty and staff.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Management, 5 years (Preferred)
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, to make presentations and respond to inquiries by senior management and/or employees
  • Supervisory skills to hire qualified employees, provide their professional development, administer performance management and disciplinary processes effectively, and address employee relations appropriately
  • Demonstrated understanding of matters related to assigned areas of responsibility

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

 

  • Job involves working outdoors in varying weather conditions.
  • Walking and standing for long periods of time
  • Lifting, pulling, and pushing:  exert up to 40 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects
  • Viewing computer screen/monitor, utilizing key board, answering phone & making calls

 

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS:

 

This position is a full-time position in Campus Enhancement Services.  This position reports directly to the Assistant Vice President of Campus Enhancement Services.

 

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:

 

  • Supports NGU's mission statement and core values
  • Commitment to a Christian lifestyle in keeping with biblical model
  • Be honest and trustworthy
  • Be respectful
  • Possess cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • Be flexible
  • Demonstrate sound work ethics

 

WORK SCHEDULE:

 

Monday through Thursday, 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m., and Friday 8:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.  Occasional work on Saturdays and evenings may be required. 


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