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Kansas State University Facility Custodian (K-State Athletics) in Manhattan, Kansas

About This Role:

*FACILITY CUSTODIAN: *K-State Athletics is seeking qualified applicants for a Facility Custodian position which is a local agency, full-time, benefits-eligible position with paid overtime that will provide routine cleaning and supportive custodial services for our facilities and events.

Shift: 7:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday – Friday

Evening and weekend hours will be required as needed

An example of duties include but are not limited to:

  • Supervise students and part-time employees on your crew
  • Clean offices, media work areas, dressing/locker rooms, storage/work areas, suites, dining areas, restrooms, showers, hallways, stairs, elevators, entrances
  • Floor maintenance
  • Clean exterior entrances, walkways and handicap ramps, including sweeping and removing and/or treating ice/snow

Why Join Us:

Come help K-State Athletics Inc. accelerate towards its Vision of a Model Intercollegiate Athletics Program, including its top goal of providing a World Class Student-Athlete Experience.

Our mission is to foster a culture in which our student-athletes have every opportunity to reach their maximum potential academically, athletically, mentally and socially while operating an organization that is anchored by a genuine commitment to K-State, our supporters and each other

For more information on K-State Athletics, please visit http://www.kstatesports.com

For more information on Manhattan, KS and the University, please visit http://www.k-state.edu/hcs/jobs/

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and promotes inclusion in every sector of the institution. The university actively seeks candidates whose commitments and contributions will advance the University's commitment to the Principles of Community.

What You'll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Requirements:

  • High school graduate or GED

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience performing custodial tasks in a commercial setting requiring specific cleaning and sanitation procedures

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment
  • Knowledge of a wide variety of cleaning chemicals, their uses/purposes, mixes and safety issues. Ability to understand MSDS sheets for all chemicals to avoid injury to self, others, and equipment it is used with
  • Ability to successfully supervise students and part time employees
  • Must be punctual, dependable, and follow departmental policies
  • Must be able to read, write and follow written and oral instructions in English
  • Must be available to work evenings or weekends when required
  • Must have a valid driver's license at all times

This position holds expectations of compliance with all NCAA, Big 12 Conference, Kansas State University and K-State Athletics, Inc. rules and regulations.

How to Apply:

Please complete the online application which includes providing information for three professional references that includes contact information (name, title, phone number, email address)

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled


  • Medical, dental and vision health plans
  • Retirement plan
  • Earned leave plan – vacation and sick
  • Parental leave plan
  • Term life insurance
  • Accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • Long term disability insurance
  • Paid KSU designated holidays

K-State Athletics Local Agency Employee Benefits Information: https://www.kstatesports.com/sports/2020/3/6/athletics-human-resources.aspx?path=resources

Salary Rate / Pay Rate:

$ 12.75 per hour // $26,520.00 base annual salary with paid overtime

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

Department: 3670001110 K-State Athletics Inc (Agcy)

Job no: 510434

Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Term)

Location: Manhattan, Kansas

Categories: Athletics, Custodial

Pay Grade: 001

Advertised: Mar 25, 2021 Central Daylight Time

Applications close: Open until filled