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Office of Human Resources

East Tennessee State University

Title Code: 7145 

Occ. Group: 413.862 

Custodial Supervisor

Expectations for All Employees

East Tennessee State University pursues its mission based upon core values. An employee's job performance must support and exhibit the university's core values:

PEOPLE come first, are treated with dignity and respect, and are encouraged to achieve their full potential;
RELATIONSHIPS are built on honesty, integrity and trust;
of people and thought is respected;
is achieved through teamwork, leadership, creativity, and a strong work ethic;
is achieved through wise use of human and financial resources; and COMMITMENT to intellectual achievement is embraced.


Employees in this class are under general direction. Work performed in providing overall coordination and supervision of the campus custodial services and performing related work as required. 

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

Provides general supervision to all custodians.

Inspects work for meeting cleaning standards and service requirements.

Determines priorities of work and schedules and assigns personnel to accomplish priorities.

Insures that necessary equipment and supplies are available.

Signs time cards and approves or disapproves sick and annual leave.

Coordinates the setting up and cleaning up of projects and events such as workshops, concerts, and registration.

Performs other work as assigned. 

Required Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of the materials, methods, and equipment used in custodial work.

Knowledge of the care and maintenance of equipment and tools.

Knowledge of the principles and methods of supervision.

Ability to plan, organize, assign, supervise and inspect the work of others.

Ability to evaluate situations and make decisions.

Ability to express ideas clearly, concisely, and convincingly.

Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with the students, the public and other employees. 

Recommended Qualifications

Applicants possessing these qualifications have a good probability for success in this class. However, applicants not possessing these qualifications should apply if they believe their training and experience will enable them to perform the work successfully. Graduation from a standard high school. Experience in custodial work, some of which must have been in a supervisory capacity. 

  Date     Skill         Eval           
5/2004      6       533212222

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. 

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