Employment Opportunities

University Cleaners
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Open Until filled


The Presser will be responsible for dry cleaning guest and associate clothing with care.

Duties and Responsibilities

Include, but are not limited to:

  • Using all laundry equipment and following appropriate safety standards;

  • Handling requests for laundry and dry cleaning services in a timely manner;

  • Ensuring the correct sorting of linens and towels, stain removal.

  • Washing, drying and folding of laundry.

  • Proficient in the use and care of all equipment.

  • Responsible for the cleanliness of work areas and machinery.

  • Responsible for the storing, cleaning and distribution of all clothing, towels, table linens, costumes, laundry and dry cleaning, includes washing, spot cleaning, dry cleaning, pressing, folding and properly preparing items assembly.

  • Sorts soiled linen on the basis of linen type, article type, and soil type.

  • Perform pre-and-post treatment of stains.

  • Performs proper washing and dry cleaning procedures in accordance to machine instructions and care requirements.

  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Staff.


  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Minimum of one years’ experience in laundry experience preferred.

  • Flexible hours including Saturdays and some holidays

  • Must be able to pass a drug test and background check


  • A well-grounded knowledge of dry cleaning concepts or the potential to be trained
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions
  • Ability to make sound judgments in determining the care, maintenance, preservation and good appearance of physical properties

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and a completed Application for Educational Support Staff Employment either in person, via email at HROffice@hamptonu.edu, or fax to (757) 727-5969:

Office of Human Resources

Hampton University

Hampton, VA 23668

**No phone calls

**Incomplete applications will not be considered

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