St.  Catherine University


Sep 17, 2021
Oct 16, 2021
Employment Status
Full Time
The Facilities Department at St. Catherine University invites applications for a full-time Custodian position with hours Monday through Friday, 4:00pm - 12:30am.

Our Custodians provide a clean, healthy, and attractive environment for our college students, faculty, staffs, and guests. In addition, our team assists in reporting maintenance and safety concerns as they are noticed. Custodians who work 2nd and 3rd shift receive a shift differential. Responsibilities include:
  • Working with a great attitude and collaborating with the team in all assigned areas.
  • Taking care of assigned area daily following specific schedules, remaining flexible to the needs of the college and filling in for absent staff and assisting others when needed.
  • Following procedures and being safety conscious, checking keys in/out.
  • Communicating with Lead on the days activities and any special needs to be completed.
  • Performing general and detail cleaning of offices, classrooms, dorm rooms, restrooms & showers, common areas, lounges, kitchens, sports facilities, etc.
  • Removing trash and recycling.
  • Dusting, mopping, vacuuming, and sweeping all types of hard floors, flooring, stairs, and all fixtures and removing spots and stains from carpet as needed.
  • Dusting, damp wiping and vacuuming furniture as needed and dusting and washing all types of surfaces.
  • Cleaning restrooms and showers including all surfaces, walls, ceilings, lights, floors, and fixtures.
  • Washing window and door glass using both spray bottle and microfiber cloth.
  • Replacing burnt light bulbs and washing light fixtures.
  • Removing snow and ice on a seasonal basis.
  • Reporting all problems or repairs to the supervisor, or submitting work orders

Employees at St. Kate's feel a deep connection to the University's Mission and Vision, and they live their values at work. Benefits available to full-time employees include:
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • 403b retirement plan access
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Free Tuition (tuition remission) at St. Kate's for employees and their families after one year of
  • Six weeks of paid parental leave after one year of service

St. Catherine University in St. Paul/Minneapolis, Minnesota, is a comprehensive Catholic university and home to one of the nation's largest colleges for women, with associate and graduate programs for all genders. Founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet in 1905, the University integrates liberal arts and professional education within the Catholic traditions of intellectual inquiry and social teaching. Committed to excellence and opportunity, St. Catherine enrolls students in certificate, associate, baccalaureate, master's and doctoral programs in traditional day and evening/weekend/online formats.

Minimum Qualifications
  • One (1) year of experience in institutional cleaning
  • Able to pass a criminal background check in order to carry college keys.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Two (2) years of institutional cleaning experience.
  • Able to read and understand product information labels, SDS sheets, work orders, written instructions, etc.
  • Experience working independently and as a member of a team to carry out work assignments in a timely manner.
  • Experience working collaboratively with a team and creating positive working relationships with co-workers.
  • Experience using all types of custodial equipment needed in your area to complete the work properly and efficiently depending on the needs of the area such as: vacuum cleaners, back pack vacuums, auto scrubbers, pressure washers, shower cleaning systems, extension poles, ladders.

We seek creative, adaptable staff who enjoy working in a university climate that promotes cultural diversity, multicultural understanding, and cultural fluency. Consistent with the university's commitment to women, diversity and social justice, preference will be given to candidates who manifest these themes in their experience and service.

EEO Statement

St. Catherine University is an equal opportunity employer. Our commitment to inclusion reflects the central value of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet to “love of neighbor without distinction” and provides a learning and working environment that is enriched by the diversity of all our members. Individuals of religious, racial, ethnic, gender identity, nation of origin, or disability groups that have traditionally had less representation in higher education are encouraged to apply. Should you need an interview accommodation please contact us at or 651-690-6565.

Application instructions for STAFF

Visit St. Kate Careers to apply. Three references and successful completion of a background check will be required for employment. For information, contact Reed Richards at r . Applications will be considered immediately for hire.

Given the way campus life inherently puts people in close proximity to each other, including residence and dining halls, classrooms, and gatherings, the University has determined that a vaccination requirement is the best way to keep our community safe and prevent potential outbreaks as we return to more regular, in-person operations. St. Catherine University is requiring all students, faculty (including adjuncts contracted for the fall semester and beyond), staff, and residents age 12 and older to complete their COVID -19 vaccination series unless the University approves a medical or religious accommodation or other accommodation/exemption as required by applicable law. New employees must submit vaccination documentation or be approved for an exemption/accommodation before beginning work. For more information, visit .

St. Catherine University
2004 Randolph Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105
Equal Opportunity Employer / Drug Free Workplace / Tobacco Free Workplace

Our university is a proud member of the Upper Midwest HERC and is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff and assisting dual career couples. For more information and to find other higher education jobs in the Upper Midwest region, visit:

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