The Rhode Island School of Design Facilities department is actively seeking Custodians to join their in-house team. These are full-time, term (academic year), and part-time openings that offer excellent benefits. Custodians perform a variety of duties pertaining to the cleanliness, sanitization, disinfection of high touch surfaces, and upkeep of administrative, academic, and residential areas as specified by the lead person or Custodial Supervisor.
Keep classrooms, lavatories, and hallways disinfected, clean and orderly.
Sweep, mop, and polish floors, operate machinery to strip and wax floors, and operate vacuum cleaner to maintain rugs.
Dust furniture, sills, etc.; assure that all dispensers (soap and paper) are filled; remove trash, recycling, and litter; replace light bulbs as needed, and move furniture and light equipment as required.
As required, sweep and shovel steps and walks, and distribute sand and salt on steps and walkways in case of snow, as needed.
Responsible for checking emergency lighting and fire extinguishers in assigned building(s) on a monthly basis.
Perform related duties as required by supervisor including preparing areas for classes and special events.
Ability to operate machines used in cleaning and special training in the use of cleaning products.
Strong customer service orientation.
Basic computer skills and/or the willingness to attend training and adapt to using required technology (ie: College supported enterprise systems such as Workday, etc.)
Valued but not required skills and experience:
High School Diploma or equivalency preferred.
One year of related work experience desired.
40 hours per week/12 months per year. Specific schedule will be discussed with candidates at time of interview.
Documents Needed to Apply:
Cover letter (optional)
Incomplete applications will not be considered. Please upload all required documents.
The successful candidate will be required to meet our pre-employment background screening requirements.
RISD recognizes diversity and inclusivity as fundamental to its learning community and integral to an art and design education. We welcome candidates whose experience has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. RISD is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, or any other protected characteristic as established by law.
For internal use only - Job Family:
Facilities - Custodial
Internal Number: R-00569
About Rhode Island School of Design
Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), founded in 1877, is a fine arts and design college located in Providence, Rhode Island. Enrolling about 2000 undergraduates and 400 graduate students from across the United States and 55 other countries, RISD offers 16 undergraduate majors and 16 graduate majors, and is ranked annually by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top art and design schools in the United States. RISD’s rigorous education encourages creative experimentation and intellectual risk-taking, challenging students to question their approach to art making through critical thinking. There are over 90,000 works of art in the RISD Museum, which houses a collection of fine and decorative art objects. The first public galleries opened in 1893. The RISD Library is one of the oldest independent art college libraries in the country with more than 150,000 volumes and 380 periodical subscriptions which offer unusual depth and richness in the areas of architecture, art, design, and photography. The RISD campus is contiguous with the campus of Brown University and the two institutions share social, academic, and community resources.RISD recognizes diversity and inclusivity as fundament...al to its learning community and integral to an art and design education. We welcome candidates whose experience has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. RISD is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, or any other protected characteristic as established by law.