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Added 08-12-2019


Davidson College seeks a full-time Building Services Worker to perform a variety of custodial and general housekeeping duties involving the care and cleaning of the college library and other college buildings as needed.  Perform general housekeeping duties involving the care, cleaning and stocking of supplies and equipment in to include: offices, restrooms, classrooms, stairs, balconies and stair landings, and lobbies.  This is a full-time position working 40 hours per week.

The specific duties of this job include:

1.  Perform daily housekeeping duties in the library by emptying trash cans, properly sorting recycling, vacuuming carpets, mopping tiles, cleaning windows, wiping off all public tabletops and whiteboards, placing chairs under their respective tables, repositioning furniture back to its proper location, straightening up public areas, keeping outside areas neat and clean, and maintaining sufficient stock for proper performance of duties.

2.  Clean and disinfect restrooms daily to meet college standards and sanitary requirements.

3.  Operate stripping, waxing, polishing, shampooing and vacuum machines; and perform routine maintenance on equipment.

4.  Assist with special library projects such as the moving of furniture or small items, stacks maintenance, deselection of materials and the proper process for removal, and assistance in setup and take-down for special events.

Minimum qualifications:

High school diploma or GED

Please include any and all job experience related to the cleaning industry, whether personal or commercial experience.  List all equipment with which you are familiar or have used in the past.

Physical Demands: Inside work, ability to transport and move objects 25-50 lbs.  Standing, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, bending and reaching.  Handle heavy-duty cleaning machines.  Safety gear may be required for work with chemicals and equipment.

This is a full-time, benefited position.  Please complete the online application at

This regular, ongoing position is generally Monday through Friday, though occasional weekend work is required.

At Davidson College, we believe the college grows stronger by recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff committed to building an inclusive community.  In order to achieve and sustain educational excellence, we seek to hire talented faculty and staff across the intersections of diverse races, ethnicities, religions, sexual orientations, gender identities, ages, socio-economic backgrounds, political perspectives, abilities, cultures, and national origins.

Specific details

Job Type Employee
Job Status Full time
Compensation Type Per year