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Housekeeper I

Posting Details

Posting Details

Title Housekeeper I
Posting Number S00390JP
Department FM - Housekeeping
Job Summary

This position is responsible for maintaining the cleanliness and condition standards of the College’s buildings and immediate grounds.

• Perform general housekeeping work assignments following established procedures and in compliance with the Bowdoin College Housekeeping Group Condition Assessment Criteria.

• Maintain inventory of supplies issued to complete assigned jobs; keep closet clean and free from clutter.

• Report all damages and initiate maintenance service requests.

Education/Skills Requirements

Some High School education required; High School Diploma or GED preferred. Ability to read, write and understand the written word, and perform basic mathematical computations. Demonstrated excellent customer service skills. Ability to communicate and relate well with a variety of people both on and off campus. Ability to work successfully both independently and in a team with minimum supervision.

Experience Requirements and/or Equivalents

Minimum six months of related experience at an institution of higher education or equivalent required.

Standard Work Days and Hours

Standard Housekeeping schedules include: 5:00 am – 1:30 pm.; 7:00 am – 3:30 pm; 3:00 – 11:30 pm; days of the week may vary. Special events and coverage issues may necessitate overtime hours, including weekends and holidays. Work assignments are reviewed and revised as necessary.

About Bowdoin

Bowdoin College is a highly selective liberal arts college, enrolling approximately 1,800 students. Through a need-blind admissions policy, the College meets 100% of students’ demonstrated financial need with no loans. 32% of students identify as students of color, an additional 5% are international, and 45% receive financial aid. Bowdoin is a dynamic living and learning community committed to fostering pluralism, building intentional community, and nurturing a commitment to the common good.

The College seeks academically and culturally diverse faculty and staff, welcoming applicants from diverse backgrounds, and/or who have experience working collaboratively with diverse populations. Bowdoin is set in the coastal New England town of Brunswick, Maine. Brunswick, a town of 22,000 residents, brings together elements of both city and country living including cultural offerings, a variety of restaurants, and four season activities for outdoor enthusiasts. Bowdoin’s historic 215-acre campus, comprising 120+ buildings, is a brief walk to downtown Brunswick, and is 25 miles from Portland and about 120 miles from Boston.

Shift First Shift
Employment Category Full Time Year Round
FTE 1.00
Benefits Eligible Yes
Pay Type Hourly
Background Check Package Requirements Support Staff
Is driving a vehicle (e.g. Bowdoin vehicle or off road vehicle, rental car, personal car) an essential function of this job? No
Is a pre-placement physical required for this position? Yes
Posting Date 01/29/2018
Applications Accepted Until
Open Until Filled Yes
Type of Posting Internal/External
Special Instructions to Applicants
EEO Information

Bowdoin College complies with applicable provisions of federal and state laws that prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment, admission, or access to its educational or extracurricular programs, activities, or facilities based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry and national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, marital status, place of birth, genetic predisposition, veteran status, or against qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities on the basis of disability, or any other legally protected statuses. 

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume / Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents