Building Attendant

About the position

Reporting to the Housekeeping Supervisor, the Building Attendant is responsible for maintaining a clean and sanitary environment of all assigned areas on campus.  Assigned areas may include public buildings with private offices, event venues, student dormitories, student rooms and cooking and eating facilities. This position completes their duties while noting and addressing safety concerns, both physical and environmental, for the benefit of the campus.

Essential Duties, Tasks, and Responsibilities

  1. Clean and disinfect bathrooms daily.
  2. General dusting.
  3. Vacuum carpeted areas and runners as needed.
  4. Spot clean tile floors daily and mop all floors as needed (dry mop and wet mop when necessary). 
  5. Clean entrance doors and glass.
  6. Empty waste baskets.
  7. Remove cobwebs.
  8. Clean and sanitize drinking fountains and hard surfaces.
  9. Replenish restroom supplies.
  10. Maintain organized and fully stocked supply storage closets. Inventory cleaning supplies and equipment and requisition on a weekly basis. 
  11. Clean chalk/dry erase boards as needed.  
  12. Spot check windows and clean as needed.
  13. Complete routine inspections of all assigned areas on a monthly basis noting items and areas that need in-depth attention.  Complete follow-up documentation.
  14. Attend in-house safety and training meetings at the direction of the housekeeping supervisor.
  15. Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Must exhibit a personal understanding of, and operate in concert with the Mission statement and Foundational Principals of the University.  Previous, applicable experience in the general housekeeping field of at least 1 year is preferred.  

A proven ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing is essential.  Proven effective relational skills are also required. A demonstrated ability to collaborate with a wide range of people and a demonstrated ability to efficiently and effectively solve problems and complete projects independently is essential. 

Proven time management skills, the ability to prioritize and record keeping abilities are essential. Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality of sensitive materials is essential. Hours and days per week may occasionally vary based on the needs of the events cycle. Evening and weekend work may be necessary at times.

How to Apply

  1. Send a cover letter, faith statement and resume with three references to
  2. Fill out the Employment Application
  • The employment application is a fillable pdf. Please complete the application, print and sign (no electronic signatures accepted), then send to 

Malone University has an established policy of equal academic and employment opportunity. This policy is applied to all qualified students, employees and applicants for admission or employment, in all university programs and activities, without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, or military or veteran status. Malone University is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.