Senior Custodial Supervisor - 63508-1A

Updated: Apr 12, 2024
Location: Irvine-Campus
Job Type:
Department: Housing Administration Svcs

Job Opening ID: 63508
Reports To: Associate Director of Operations of UGH
Department: Housing Administration Svcs
Bargaining Unit: 99
FLSA: Exempt
Payroll Job Code: 005187
Job Location: UCI Campus- Irvine
Percent of Time: 100%
Work Schedule: M - F, 8am - 5pm
Employee Class: Staff


Position Summary:
Student Housing is a self-funded, large and complex campus department consisting of 6 housing communities and 3 support units, with more than 240 staff employees, 300-400 student employees and an annual operating budget of $120 million. Student Housing provides housing for approximately 9,000 undergraduates, graduate students and their families in over 250 buildings and approximately 3.3 million sq. ft. Currently, Student Housing houses 45% of UCI’s enrolled students (in conjunction with American Campus Communities, UCI’s 3rd party housing partner) with a goal of housing 60% as part of the campus Long Range Development Plan (LRDP). Student Housing also provides maintenance and repair services to student residents.


Under the supervision of the Associate Director of Undergraduate Operations, the incumbent is responsible for the direction and coordination of custodial operations. Responsibilities may include weekend work during opening and closing as well as the conference season. May also include after-hours emergency response and cleaning responsibilities. Receives predetermined work assignments that are subject to a moderate level of control and review. Instructs direct reports to complete assignments using established guidelines, procedures and policies. Requires full knowledge of own area of functional responsibility. May perform custodial duties part of the time.


Total Compensation:

In addition to the salary range listed below, we offer a wealth of benefits to make working at UCI even more rewarding. These benefits may include medical insurance, sick and vacation time, retirement savings plans, and access to a number of discounts and perks. Please utilize the links listed here to learn more about our compensation practices and benefits.


$51,600.00 - $59,000.00 (Annual Salary) Expected Pay Range within the Full Salary Range $51,600.00 - $87,400.00 (Annual Salary)


Department Website:

  • Experience supervising and evaluating custodial staff.
  • High school diploma or equivalent certification preferred.
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Bloodborne pathogens and sharps disposal training.
  • Working knowledge in custodial and housekeeping services. 
  • Verbal and written communication skills in the English language, active listening, flexibility, critical thinking, multi-tasking, and time management. 
  • Working knowledge of and ability for decision making, reasoning, ability to develop original ideas to solve problems, and perform operations analysis, and quality control analysis. 
  • Working knowledge and skill in effective interpersonal and work leadership skills to provide guidance to other personnel. 
  • Demonstrated ability to build and lead a team as well as participate as a team player. 
  • Basic computer application skills. Organizational skills, and independence in completing detailed tasks. 
  • Ability to maintain diplomacy in difficult situations and maintain confidentiality. 
  • Working knowledge of custodial equipment and chemicals, institutional furnishings, floor coverings, and window treatments. 
  • Leadership and communication skills, Skill in hiring selection, promotion and decisions concerning corrective actions. 
  • Ability to coordinate with the maintenance team to schedule and coordinate rapid and complex turnovers.


  • Knowledge to use Microsoft Word and Excel. 
  • Knowledge in purchasing, inventory control, and reporting damages. 
  • Ability to speak/translate Spanish. Knowledge of floor, carpet, drapery and upholstery care and maintenance.


Special Conditions Required:
  • Must be available for some overtime and weekend work. 
  • Must be able to communicate in English, both verbally and in writing for the purpose of instructions and record keeping. 
  • Must be able to climb stairs.

Conditions of Employment:

The University of California, Irvine (UCI) seeks to provide a safe and healthy environment for the entire UCI community. As part of this commitment, all applicants who accept an offer of employment must comply with the following conditions of employment:

  • Background Check and Live Scan
  • Legal Right to work in the United States
  • Vaccination Policies
  • Smoking and Tobacco Policy
  • Drug Free Environment

The following additional conditions may apply, some of which are dependent upon business unit or job specific requirements.

  • California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act
  • E-Verify
  • Pre-Placement Health Evaluation

Details of each policy may be reviewed by visiting the following page -

Closing Statement:

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce along with honoring unique experiences, perspectives, and identities. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable, and welcoming.
UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500 or [email protected]

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