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Custodian - Student Centers

University of Wisconsin - Stout
Menomonie, WI
Start date
Jun 22, 2024
Closing date
Jul 22, 2024

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Full Time

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Join the Student Centers custodial team at the University of Wisconsin-Stout. We are excited to offer 2 full-time, 1 st shift custodial positions. Custodial positions are routine work to maintain the cleanliness of Student Centers facilities, including the Memorial Student Center and Merle Price Commons. This position also includes performing event set-ups by moving and positioning tables, chairs, and other event equipment. The positions report to the Custodial Service Supervisor. Other benefits include excellent health insurance and pension plan, paid vacation, holidays, sick leave & personal time.

Custodian * link to standard job description


  • Must be able to comprehend verbal and written instructions and prioritize non-routine situations.
  • Willingness to learn and become proficient with standard cleaning procedures, chemicals, tools, products, and equipment used in providing custodial services.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals consistent with the position's duties.
  • Excellent work habits, such as attendance, punctuality, accountability, thoroughness, and resourcefulness.
  • Work independently and as part of a team environment and on collaborative efforts.
  • Willingness to learn basic computer skills.
Highly Desired
  • (1) year of experience in custodial, maintenance or customer service-related field
Special Requirements
  • Required to pass the Essential Job Function Screening.
  • Must pass a criminal background check.
  • Required to clean up bodily fluids/bloodborne pathogens.
Physical Demands
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs. Handle frequent bending, twisting, squatting, reaching, and ladder climbing.

Duties and responsibilities include cleaning and set-up of meeting rooms, lounges, hallways, entryways, and restrooms. Set-up changes include moving, adding, or subtracting tables and chairs. Seasonal duties include snow and ice removal from sidewalks, ramps, and steps. This position requires the use of cleaning chemicals, vacuums, dust mop, wet mop, emptying out garbage, and cleaning surfaces.


The Memorial Student Center is the place that helps students feel at home. They can dine, visit Stoutfitters, get information about joining student organizations, catch a concert, and connect with other students. The MSC is more than a building. It's a place to learn new ideas, embrace diversity, become a student employee, present research, or attend a conference. The MSC and Price Commons have several large and numerous small spaces for meetings, conferences, events, and studying.


Applications received by end of day July 7, 2024 are ensured full consideration. Applications submitted after July 7th may be reviewed at the discretion of the search committee.

To apply, click on the APPLY button or go to:

Required application materials :
  1. Resume
  2. Names and contact information for a minimum of three (3) professional references

Applicants must complete all required fields and attach all required documents before submitting the online application.

Note: Once you have attached your materials and submitted your application, you cannot go into the system and change them.

Before starting the online application process, we recommend you preview the frequently asked questions (FAQs) available at:

It is the policy of UW-Stout to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance, or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact us using the information below. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to provide reasonable accommodation for a qualified individual with a disability.

For questions regarding this position or recruitment, or if you need assistance with the online application process, please contact:

Search Chair: Aimee Lipke



A six-month probation is required.

For information about the UW-Stout community and region visit:

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Competitive salary proportionate to qualifications and experience. The minimum starting salary of $15.00 negotiated higher proportionate to qualifications and experience. The UW System provides an excellent benefits package including participation in the Wisconsin State retirement plan, demonstrating our commitment to the diverse needs of our employees.
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As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, UW-Stout welcomes applications from individuals from diverse groups; veterans, individuals with disabilities and from historically excluded populations. UW-Stout provides equal opportunity to all persons and is committed to inclusive excellence. At UW-Stout we value our differences and welcome diverse perspectives as we continually commit to developing an inclusive and equitable environment for all employees and students.

Employment is contingent upon the final candidate's completing a criminal background check, reference checks and an essential job function test.

Must be authorized to work in the United States. Sponsorship is not available for this position. A successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring eligibility for employment in the United States on or before the effective date of the appointment and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact our Human Resources office, Phone: 715.232.2149.

In response to a public records request, the University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in their online application, except that the identity of the successful final candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec.19.36(7).

UW-Stout is committed to providing safety and security of all members of our community in accordance with the Clery Act. For campus safety information and crime statistics visit:

Job Family: Staff


Find Your Calling at UW-Stout

The University of Wisconsin-Stout is a career-focused polytechnic university emphasizing applied learning. UW-Stout is known for the annual career success of its graduates, with 97 percent employed or continuing their education upon graduation.

At UW-Stout, you will join a vibrant community of passionate educators and support staff who impact our students' lives and our society at large. We call ourselves Stout Proud, and we are looking for talented individuals to join our team.

With over 1,400 employees, UW-Stout offers a wide range of positions for faculty, both tenure-track and adjunct, as well as for administrators, managers, professional and support staff. We offer exceptional benefits and a rewarding academic environment.

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