Custodial Supervisor

Date Posted: 06/22/2022
Type/Department:Administrator in Physical Plant
Search Status:Searching for Candidates - Accepting Applications
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Hampshire College

Department:  Physical Plant       

Job Title: Custodial Supervisor

Position Type: Full Time

Schedule: 35 Hours a week

Pay Range/ Status: $44,000 - $47,000 / Exempt

Location: Hampshire College Campus in Amherst, MA

Reports to: Custodial Supervisor

Anticipated Start Date: August 15, 2022

Hampshire College, an independent, innovative liberal arts institution and member of the Five College consortium, is located on a beautiful rural campus in Amherst, Massachusetts. We provide residential undergraduate education to nearly 600 students. Each department at Hampshire College contributes to the collaborative culture of the organization and plays an important role in the success of the College. The custodial department supports the educational mission and campus community of Hampshire College, with a special commitment to sustainable practices. As part of the custodial team, you will be instrumental in the department achieving its mission and goals!




Reporting to the director of facilities and in accordance with established procedures and standards, supervises the custodial staff as they perform various tasks including general housekeeping and custodial duties; special projects; event setups and support; snow removal and other general assignments. Responsible for the administration of the deparment's Quality Assurance Program. Assists in the coordination between facilites & grounds custodial and trade departments with other campus departments. Plans and implements custodial services related to campus facilites summer cleanup, year round special events, and summer programs. Is responsible for the purchase, inventory and maintenance of custodial supplies and equipment. Assists in the selection and oversees the work of outside vendors related to custodial services.


  • Must be computer literate.
  • Ability to read, write, understand, and give written and verbal instruction in English.
  • Passionate about working in an organization that values and promotes diversity, equity, inclusion and anti-racism.
  • Ability to flex communication style to multiple cultural environments.
  • Ability to cultivate and develop inclusive and equitable working relationships with students, faculty, staff and community members.
  • Embraces and actively promotes an inclusive and equitable work environment.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and successfully pass the College’s driver credentialing program.
  • Must successfully pass a pre-employment physical and lift test.


  • High school diploma, G.E.D., or equivalent
  • Must have 3-5 years of custodial experience, with some either supervisory or technical (floor program, etc.) experience.

Alternatives to formal education and paid work experience may be considered as equivalent qualifications to include military service/training, volunteering, activism, and other non-traditional programs and experiences related to the position.


Hampshire College offers an excellent benefits program for eligible employees such as medical, dental, vision, life insurance, generous retirement plan contributions, flexible leave plans, and many other fringe benefits. For information on Hampshire College, including more information on employee benefits and our company culture, visit our website at


Hampshire College is an equal opportunity employer and deeply committed to a community of excellence, equity, diversity, and inclusion. We are particularly committed to revealing and combating the social and institutional structures that support racism and white supremacy in all phases of employment and college life. We believe that the educational and employment environment is enhanced when diverse groups of people with diverse ideas come together to work and grow. We encourage applications from women, underrepresented minorities, persons with disabilities, sexual minority groups, veterans, and other candidates who will contribute to the diversification and enrichment of ideas and perspectives. Hampshire College is committed to removing barriers to employment faced by equity-seeking groups and encourages (but does not require) members of these groups to self-identify in their application materials. Applicants whose work incorporates a global perspective and a demonstrated commitment to issues of diversity in the work environment are particularly encouraged to apply.


Please submit your cover letter, resume and names/phone numbers of three professional references via our website at

Review of applications will begin on July 15, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. 

Hampshire College is an equal opportunity institution, committed to diversity and inclusion in education and employment.