Housekeeper I


Carlow University, a private, Catholic, liberal arts, comprehensive University in Pittsburgh, PA. Carlow University was founded in 1929 by the Sisters of Mercy, an international community of Roman Catholic women with a mission to serve the poor, the sick, and the uneducated. Carlow, an institution grounded in the liberal arts while also offering strong professional programs, is committed to engaging its diverse community in a process of life-long learning, scholarship, research, and service. Degrees are offered at the baccalaureate, master's, and doctoral levels. Carlow is recognized as a College of Distinction, a Catholic College of Distinction, and a Pennsylvania College of Distinction for 2016-17. Carlow has also been selected by Abound as a provider of Top Degrees for Adult Undergraduates for 2017 and is regionally ranked by US News & World Report. The University was recently named one of Money Magazine's "Best Colleges for Your Money."

Carlow University invites applications for the position of Housekeeper I, Full-Time, Non-Exempt to perform housekeeping duties required for routine cleaning of campus buildings. The shift for this position is Monday through Friday, 3:00 to 11:00 pm with some flexibility in schedule required.  This position is at the Oakland Campus

Responsibilities include custodial work required for cleaning and upkeep of buildings, thoroughness and attention to detail, operating within policies, procedures and the University's mission.

Qualifications include high school graduate or GED and knowledge of OSHA regulations for chemicals and materials used in housekeeping operations.  Previous institutional housekeeping experience is desirable.  Ability to communicate effectively in person is essential.  Ability to walk or stand 95% of the time is required.

Applicant must complete a criminal background check, physical exam and drug test.  In addition, candidates must provide current copies of their Act 33, Act 34, and FBI Fingerprint Clearances because they are working in an elementary school environment. 

Carlow University employees commit themselves to the highest standards of ethical conduct.  They commit to act with integrity, treat others with respect and dignity, carefully steward the University's resources, avoid conflicts of interest or commitment, maintain confidentiality, and to comply with legal and professional obligations.

Send cover letter and resume to or to Carlow University, 3333 Fifth Avenue - Pittsburgh, PA 15213.

Carlow University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer by choice. We value diversity and we are committed to the recruitment of underrepresented groups.

Full/Part/FT&PT: Full-time - non-exempt
Department: Facilities
Contact Name/Title: Search Committee
Contact Address: Carlow University 3333 Fifth Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15213
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