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Northwest Missouri State University

Student Employment Program - Job Description

Job Title

Student Custodian


Facility Services

Job Description

To maintain cleanliness and customer service in assigned work areas; Assist custodians with scheduled projects; Pull trash and recyclable containers; Clean areas as assigned; Carpet care; Assist with special projects and other duties as assigned. Requires driving a University vehicle, on or off campus, to run various errands; May require driving a University all-terrain vehicle, on campus, to perform job duties.


  • Inform supervisors of vandalism
  • Utilize effective communication skills when answering questions
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions

Critical/Creative Thinking and Problem Solving:

  • Receive general instructions and complete projects independently
  • Determine between vandalism and normal use

Self-Directed Learning:

  • Have ability to recognize, initiate and complete various tasks

Competence in a Discipline

  • Safe use of chemicals
  • Use of personal protective equipment according to safety procedures

Personal/Social Development:

  • Pay attention to detail
  • Exhibit professionalism and courtesy
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Exhibit positive customer relations skills

Team Work/Team Leading:

  • Assist with room set-ups
  • Demonstrate ability to work in a team environment


  • Have ability to work with diverse on and off campus populations


Initiative; Time management; Good communication skills. Must have a current, valid driver's license and must have a safe driving record and meet all University requirements to drive a University vehicle.

Wage Rate


Hours Available

20 hours/week; Several custodial positions (4 hour blocks Monday-Friday)

Start Date

April 20,2015 & Summer Employment

Application Deadline

April 10, 2015; Please complete the attached application.


Custodial Supervisor


Facility Services Office




Contact the Supervisor to apply for this position. Apply for positions for which you meet the qualifications.