Utah State University

Team Leader Facilities III

City Logan Campus
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(7/28/2020 7:05 PM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Job Locations
Category (Portal Searching)
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance
Position Type
Benefited Full-Time
Job Classification
Facilities Maintenance
Advertised Salary
Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits


The Team Leader Facilities III works under the direction of a Manager to coordinate and direct the activities in a unit/area of facilities maintenance services to ensure University facilities are property cleaned and maintained; maximizing a healthy, safe, pleasant, and functional environment.  Activities include personnel assignment, training and management, quality assurance, and inventory control.


Shifts Available: Swing (M-F 3:30-Midnight) and/or Graves (S-TH 10 PM- 6:30 AM)

New shift also available: Days (M-F 4:00 am -12:30pm)


  • Ensures both the cleaning and maintenance of internal and external assigned facilities.
  • Maintains inventory of supplies and makes or recommends purchases to meet the needs of the area.
  • Prepares employee work schedules; approves time off, monitors and enters time cards and leave slips.
  • Organizes and conducts cluster meetings.
  • Participates in hiring, evaluating, disciplining, training, work allocation, quality assurance, and inventory control.
  • Trains and informs employees on new work methods or procedures, safety regulations, work policies, codes, and standards.
  • Conducts building audits and inspections to evaluate time management practices and ensure that the quality of work consistently meets established procedures, safety regulations, and control standards.
  • Organizes and coordinates building workloads and implements core cleaning and specialists cleaning practices.
  • Coordinates all events and major or minor projects; including deep cleaning, without interfering with residents or occupants of office space.
  • Works with internal and external customers to ensure that their needs are being met and works to continuously improve the system.
  • Assists in the annual budget planning process and regularly monitors expenditures.
  • Performs direct labor cleaning and maintenance duties as a working member of the department.
  • Enforces proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies; promotes continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices.
  • Promotes personal safety of crew members by monitoring, evaluating and enforcing safe behaviors.
  • Trains and informs crew members of proper safety guidelines, policies, procedures and behaviors.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • One year of professional cleaning experience
  • Six months of demonstrated leadership experience in either an official or unofficial capacity
  • Must be able to plan and direct small crew operations
  • Must be able to effectively communicate with customers and coworkers

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two years' of professional cleaning experience
  • Experience in cleaning a large educational facility

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:


  • Ability to adapt to change quickly and effectively
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to foster a cooperative work environment
  • Knowledge of employee development and performance management skills
  • Skill in the use of computers
  • Knowledge of customer service standards and procedures

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

1. Resume to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV”

2. Cover letter to be typed/pasted at the end of your application 


Please do not upload your cover letter.  You will be instructed to type or paste it during your application.


**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits


The environment for this classification varies and includes office environments and outdoor environments.  In the office environment, employees are protected from weather conditions, but not necessarily temperature changes.  In the outdoor environment, employees are not protected from weather conditions and may be exposed to extreme heat and extreme cold. The employee may also be exposed to loud noises, vibrations from equipment, and atmospheric conditions that may affect the respiratory system, such as fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases, and poor ventilation.

University Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is honored to be Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is a Carnegie RU/H (Research University/High Research Activity) institution with approximately 27,800 students (24,660 undergraduates and 3,140 graduate students) on the Logan main campus. Utah State’s statewide system features eight campuses and 23 education centers and serves all counties in the state with Extension programs. USU offers 165 undergraduate majors, 138 graduate programs, and a variety of innovative stackable associate and certificate credentials. Washington Monthly ranked USU 14th in their national university rankings in 2019 and the 5th best public national university in the nation in 2018. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU is proud to provide a high-quality education at an affordable price. Additional information about Utah State University can be found here.


A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.


The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah; a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.


USU recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the university’s academic mission of learning, discovery, and engagement. USU is an Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate in any of its programs and activities based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity/expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy or local, state, or federal law (https://equity.usu.edu/non-discrimination).

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding USU’s non-discrimination policies: Executive Director of the Office of Equity Alison Adams-Perlac, alison.adams-perlac@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266; Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, hilary.renshaw@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266.

For further information on the notice of non-discrimination, you may contact the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov.

Learn more at: https://equity.usu.edu/.

USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.


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