Housekeeping Team Leader, Second Shift

The Campus Services Office at Johnson University invites applications for the full-time (30 hours) position of a Housekeeping Team Leader. Applicants for this position should submit a cover letter, three references, and resume to . Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Job Summary

The Second Shift Housekeeping Team Leader is responsible for performing routine and typical housekeeping tasks in University commercial buildings, as well as coordinating the schedules and tasks of Housekeeping work-study students working during the same shift.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Coordinate, train, and perform daily inspections of work done by the work-study students.
  • Carry a phone and be communicative during scheduled work hours.
  • Assure all Housekeeping closets are fully stocked and organized, and that chemicals are properly labeled according to OSHA standards.
  • Properly and safely use housekeeping equipment and chemicals as required.
  • Perform routine Housekeeping tasks and preventive maintenance duties not covered by students (e.g., trash removal, dusting, vacuuming, mopping, cleaning windows, random spills, recreational equipment, outdoor walks, entrance mats, power-washing, etc.).
  • Communicate with HSK supervisor daily, reporting any work-study disciplinary issues, maintenance issues, or any needs and/or ideas to improve efficiency and quality of the department.
  • Other adjacent duties as assigned by Housekeeping Lead.

Knowledge & Skill Requirements

  • Congenial and able to work well with a diverse body of faculty, staff, students, and guests.
  • Able to handle unscheduled interruptions.
  • Organized, professional, and takes initiative within purview of primary duties and responsibilities.
  • Detail-oriented and possessing effective time-management skills.


  • Hold a valid TN driver’s license with a safe driving record.
  • Able to pass a drug screening and background check.
  • High school diploma or GED.

Working Conditions

  • This job requires you to work outside in all four seasons as well as indoors in both climate-controlled and non-climate-controlled environments.
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs., climb ladders and stairs without assistance, and work form heights above 12 feet.
  • Must be able to stand and walk an entire shift.
  • Able to work with chemicals common to housekeeping activities and in areas that are dusty and dirty with proper PPE.

Work Schedule

  • Routine: 30 hours per week, Monday – Friday, 4:00 PM – 10:00 PM
  • Non-routine: Infrequent on-call or weekends for special events and/or emergencies

Equal Employment Opportunity Provider

Johnson University is a Christian university affiliated with Christian churches and churches of Christ. Its mission is to educate students for “Christian ministries and other strategic vocations framed by the Great Commission in order to extend the kingdom of God among all nations.” Accordingly, Johnson University seeks to hire and educate individuals who share its vision and core values to carry out that mission. Johnson University does not unlawfully discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment practices.

Johnson University does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic information, political affiliation, or disability–if such disability may be accommodated without undue hardship—in provision of educational opportunities, programs and activities, or employment opportunities and benefits, pursuant to the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and subsequent amendments to that act, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 and subsequent re-authorization of that act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and subsequent amendments to that act.

The University, however, reserves the right under those provisions to make certain employment decisions based on religion, marital status, or sex consistent with the University’s religious beliefs when establishing qualifications for certain positions. Further, as a Christian ministry, the University retains the right to select those who serve in ministerial positions, as that term has been defined by the courts in the context of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution, based on criteria established by the University without regard to Title VII, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law governing the employment relationship.