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Staff Job Openings

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Part Time Housekeeper

Non-Exempt, On-Campus

Director of Physical Plant

Position goal:

The goal for each member of the USW campus community is to believe and live consistently by the principles of the mission of the University. The USW mission is as follows:


University of the Southwest is a Christ-centered educational community dedicated to developing men and women for a lifetime of servant leadership by emphasizing individual faith, responsibility, and initiative.

  • Teaching at University of the Southwest adheres to belief in God, in the Bible as the inspired Word of God, in Jesus Christ as the Son of God, and in the separation of church and state.

  • University of the Southwest strives for excellence in academic curriculum, campus life programming, and student activities in a supportive educational community where freedom of thought and expression is honored and the demonstration of faith in acts of service is encouraged.

  • At University of the Southwest, students are instructed and mentored by a faculty and staff who demonstrate Christ-centered values and maintain an environment where students can live and work cooperatively, valuing the multiple cultures from which they came.

  • As a community of initiative, University of the Southwest challenges graduates to become enterprising members of our society contributing to the common good by advocating and participating in the productive commerce of free enterprise, the constitutional privilege of self-government, and the practical contributions of community service.

Position Summary:

General expectations - report to the Director of Physical Plant to schedule housekeeping intended  to provide care, cleanliness, and regular cleaning of all USW buildings. Duties include all  necessary tasks to clean and maintain campus facilities cleanliness. The goal is to advance the  University’s mission evident in our upkeep and maintenance of our buildings. Applicants must  take a pre-employment physical including the ability to lift forty pounds overhead.

Essential Functions:
  1. Coordinate with the Director of Physical Plant or the Associate VP of Facilities to schedule  routine maintenance and respond to daily request from faculty, staff and students

  2. Maintain an established cleaning schedule of all facilities

  3. Maintain immediate entryways and glass doors to all buildings

  4. Reports any inappropriate use or destruction of University property immediately

  5. Any deviations from the regular schedule must be authorized by the Director of Physical Plant or Associate VP of Facilities

  6. Responsible for notifying Director of Physical Plan of any and all cleaning supplies and  equipment needed

  7. Clock in and out each day worked

Other responsibilities:
  1. Performs other related duties as assigned, such as, set up and clearing of special events

  2. Participates in campus activities

Education, experience, & skills required:
  1. High School Diploma or equivalent, or equivalent experience

  2. Custodial and cleaning experience

  3. Demonstrated ability to work independently

Applications should be submitted via email to Veronica Torrez (

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