Part time Custodian

1 opening, part time, temporary


The custodian performs janitorial and maintenance duties in and around campus facilities. This person will perform a wide variety of custodial and maintenance duties in order to provide a clean, orderly, and safe environment on the campus.

This is a part-time, temporary position working up to 20 hours per week.

Supervision Given or Received

Work is performed under the general supervision of the Custodial Supervisor.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Previous cleaning experience is preferred;
  • The ability to self-motivate and work with little supervision
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs
  • Ability to stand, walk, bend, kneel, stoop, crouch, crawl and climb;
  • Evidence of a personal and vital Christian faith.

Examples of Work Performed

NOTE: Examples are illustrations only.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

  • Clean and sanitize restrooms/bathrooms using established practices and procedure.
  • Clean, dust, and wipe furniture; sweep, mop, or vacuum floors; empty/clean wastebaskets and trash containers; replace light bulbs; refill toilet paper dispensers; other duties as required.
  • Assist with the setup of facilities for meetings, classrooms, conferences, events, etc.
  • Strip, clean, buff and apply floor sealer and floor finish to hard surface floors, vacuum and shampoo carpets.
  • Use and maintain assigned power equipment and hand tools; buffers, auto scrubbers, extractors, high pressure washers, high speed buffers and vacuums, brooms, mops, and squeegees for the cleaning and general maintenance of floors, walls, carpets, furniture, etc.
  • Wash walls and equipment; use ladders when required in work assignments.
  • Report anything that needs to be fixed or replaced.
  • Follow instructions regarding the use of chemicals and supplies.
  • Perform cleaning and related activities such as removing snow or debris from sidewalks and stairs.
  • Wash accessible interior and exterior windows. Clean blinds.
  • Have essential physical capabilities such as lifting and bending.
  • Safely operate all vehicles and other job related equipment.
  • Enforce and support policies established by OKWU.
  • Other duties as assigned

To Apply

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As an evangelical Christian university of The Wesleyan Church, Oklahoma Wesleyan University models a way of thought, a way of life, and a way of faith. It is a place of serious study, honest questions, and critical engagement, all in the context of a liberal arts community that honors the primacy of Jesus Christ, the priority of Scripture, the pursuit of Truth, and the practice of Wisdom. Nationally recognized by U.S. News and World Report and Forbes, the University offers a thriving academic community. It is located in Bartlesville, Oklahoma, a city of approximately 30,000 residents known for its strong schools and its appreciation for the arts. Bartlesville is the home of the annual OKMozart Festival and of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Price Tower. It is located in the beautiful Green Country region of northeast Oklahoma, forty-five miles north of Tulsa.