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Buildings and Grounds
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We are looking for a professional, energetic Housekeeper. He/She will have the goal ofcreating a clean and orderly environment for students, administrators, instructional, and non-instructional personnel.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform a variety of cleaning/maintenance duties as assigned including, but not limited to, sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, shampooing, dusting, polishing, trash disposal, replacement oflight bulbs and window cleaning.
  • Responsible for maintaining the appropriate level of sanitary and cleaning supplies for assigned areas.
  • Clean restrooms, sweep and mop floors. Refill all dispensers such as hand towels, toilet paper & hand soap. Clean toilets, urinals, sinks, mirrors & counters. Empty/remove trash. Report any discrepancies or deficiencies to management.
  • Monitor and maintain cleanliness, sanitation and organization of assigned station and service areas throughout the day.
  • Move, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing up to 20 pounds without assistance.
  • Complete setup and final breakdown for functions by cleaning the rooms, and cleaning and returning equipment to its proper location.Complete closing duties, including storing all reusable goods, locking doors.
  • Remove trash from premises and assist in emergency cleaning.
  • Follow all company, safety and security policies and procedures; report accidents, injuries, and unsafe work conditions to manager; and complete safety training and certifications. Maintain all cleaning solutions and ensure proper use of in accordance to OSHA requirements for hazardous chemicals.
  • Complete daily work orders as scheduled.
  • Follow safety procedures and maintain a safe work environment.
  • Conduct building inspections.
  • Safely operate and maintain all types of cleaning machinery and equipment.
  • Welcome and acknowledge all guests according to company standards, anticipate and address guest’s service needs, and thank guests with genuine appreciation. Speak with others using clear and professional language.
  • Respond to emergency situations in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Ensure uniform and personal appearanceis clean and professional, maintain confidentiality of proprietary information, and protect company assets.
  • Assist other departments when needed to ensure optimum service to guests.
  • Support team to reach common goals. Ensure adherence to quality expectations and standards.
  • Perform all other duties as required.


  • Ability to lift up to 20 lbs.
  • Ability to work in different environmental working conditions (e.g. heat, cold, wind, rain).
  • Walk and climb stairs.
  • Communicate, receive and exchange ideas and information.
  • Ability to work extended/flexible hours and weekends based on project requirement (may include mandatory overtime).
  • Ability to interact effectively with management, peers, and university members.


  • At least two years' previous housekeeping experience.
  • High School education or equivalent preferred.

How to Apply

Please submit a completed Application for Educational Support Staff Employment either via email atHROffice@hamptonu.eduor fax to (757) 727-5969:

Office of Human Resources

Hampton University

Hampton, VA 23668

**No phone calls

**Incomplete applications will not be considered

**As a condition of employment, Hampton University requires all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 to include the COVID-19 booster, unless you submit and are approved for a medically contraindicated exemption or religious exemption.

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