Custodial Services Manager


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Williams College
Williamstown, MA 01267
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Established in 1793 with funds bequeathed by Colonel Ephraim Williams, the college is private, residential, and liberal arts, with graduate programs in the history of art and in development economics. The undergraduate enrollment is approximately 2,000 students.
Custodial Services Manager
Full Time
Associate Degree

Custodial Services Manager

Location: Williams Campus,Williamstown
Job ID: 302690
Full/Part Time: Full Time

Opening Details

Williams Facilities is pleased to announce it is now accepting applications for a Custodial Services Manager. Reporting to the Associate Director of Business and Technology Operations, the manager is one of a team of 4 who will direct the operational and personnel activities of the department as related to custodial staff in all campus buildings.

Facilities supports, manages and maintains 180+ buildings including 111 housing units as well as commercial properties on 450 acres of gardens, lawns and athletic fields. Facilities is committed to prompt, professional service to students, faculty and staff. Our talented staff proudly strives to meet the current and future needs of Williams College.

The Williams College Facilities Department is dedicated to providing excellent service to a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students. The manager will support the mission of the college to provide a nurturing educational environment. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive community and strongly encourage candidates from underrepresented groups to apply. Applicants should highlight relevant experience with building, working with, and/or supporting a broadly diverse staff.

  • Supervise, direct and control the day to day custodial staff of 18 - 24 individuals in all campus buildings to assure that all tasks are performed according to established priorities
  • Assist in budget formulation, implementation, and review of the Custodial budgets
  • Responsible in conjunction with the Associate Director of Business and Technology Operations and Human Resources for the proper hiring, evaluation, and training of all assigned staff
  • Observe and report through the work order system, any and all defects, deterioration and wear on the facilities
  • Train all new custodians to ensure that correct procedures and use of cleaning materials and tools are understood and observed
  • Requisition custodial supplies and test new products; requisition new equipment and parts as needed
  • Assure that rules and regulations of the College, policies, and procedures of the department and all safety regulations are known and observed by the staff
  • Additional Supervisory duties as assigned

  • Associates degree with a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience, including 2 years demonstrated supervisory experience.
  • Experience with the preparation and management of yearly budgets;
  • Knowledge of cleaning equipment, materials, and methods used in custodial maintenance of buildings and facilities;
  • Ability to plan and conduct training or instruction;
  • Ability to work effectively within a team environment interacting with faculty, fellow staff members, students and vendors from diverse backgrounds;
  • Strong verbal and communication skills;
  • Ability to lift, stretch, bend, reach overhead, and physically move around on the grounds is necessary, as well as lift and carry heavy objects up to 50 pounds with assistance, and work on ladders and raised projects
  • Occasional night and weekend availability as needed
  • A valid driver's license

Application review will begin on May 7, 2024, and will continue until the position is filled. Pay range is from $65,000 to $75,000, commensurate with experience. Job band 2-F. Please visit to apply - all applications will be reviewed by the search committee.

Conditions of Employment

Employment at Williams is contingent on the verification of background information submitted by the applicant, including the completion of a criminal record check, and education when applicable.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Williams College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn and thrive. As part of this commitment, we will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process please feel free to contact us via phone at (413) 597-2681 or email at

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