Manager, Housekeeping I

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Work type: Administrative & Professional
Location: Main Campus (Orlando)
Categories: Facilities/Skilled Trades/Grounds Services

Classification Title:

Manager, Housekeeping I

Job Description:

At the University of Central Florida, we dream big. Founded in 1963, UCF has grown to be one of the largest universities in the nation for a very good reason: We harness the power of scale in innovative ways to transform the lives of our students and create lasting impact on the world at large.

UCF's Resource Management department is seeking well qualified candidates to apply for the role of Manager, Housekeeping I. This position will oversee the third shift housekeeping staff. Duties of this position include but are not limited to:

  • In consultation with the Director and Sr. Manager of Facilities Operations, the Manager organizes, and implements processes and programs related to meeting building cleanliness standards.

  • This position is the primary point of customer contact which represents the organization and is responsible to ensure customer satisfaction.

  • Supervises the work of Housekeeping Superintendents and Supervisors to ensure that their direct reports have the training equipment and supplies to meet building cleanliness standards.

  • Performs random audits of buildings to monitor the level of cleanliness and staff performance.

  • Examines best industry practices and other model programs and develops a comprehensive plan for achieving the operational objectives for consideration by University senior management.

  • Prepares and completes any forms involved in the hiring process within the custodial supervisory staff.

  • Interviews and selects custodial Superintendents, Supervisors and Housekeeping front-line staff.

  • Regularly meets with building occupants to ensure that they are satisfied with the cleanliness of their buildings and the services provided by the housekeeping staff.

  • Provides staffing and budget information to the Director and Sr. Manager of Facilities Operations.

  • Establish and maintains standard operating procedures to ensure consistency in the cleaning of assigned buildings.

  • Trains the Superintendents and Supervisors so they can train their staff in proper and safe cleaning techniques and SOPs.

  • Manager works closely on a day to day basis with contracted housekeeping services providers.

  • Prepares bid specifications and initiates requisitions and forms pertaining to the hiring of contracted workers from staffing agencies or contractors to prepare and complete day to day cleaning in academic zones or perform special projects.

  • Other duties as assigned.

  • May be asked to assist other Facilities Operations areas in times of personnel shortages and emergencies.

UCF offers competitive pay consummate with experience and a variety of employee benefits including health insurance, vision insurance, and dental insurance. Additionally, full-time employees may be allowed to enroll for up to six (6) credit hours of eligible instruction per term on a space-available basis.

For additional information, please reference the following link:


Facilities Operations

Work Schedule:

Monday - Friday; 10:00 PM - 6:30 AM

Exact hours may vary based on operational needs

Type of Appointment:


Expected Salary:

$64,518 - Negotiable

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's or Master's degree and 4+ years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in a university setting
  • Prior housekeeping experience in a leadership role
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Experience developing and tracking housekeeping related projects and initiatives

Additional Application Materials Requirements:


Special Instructions to Applicants:


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.


The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer.


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