Lead Custodian - Custodial Staff



Philander Smith College invites applications for the position of Lead Custodian for our Custodial Staff.

Under the supervision of the Vice President for Fiscal Affairs, the Lead Custodian cleans restrooms following PSC's standard best practices. They replace light bulbs, dust and sanitize furniture, empty trash receptacles, sweep, mop, and vacuum floors, buff floors, and shampoo carpets. Other tasks include the supervision of setting up rooms for meetings, classes, or events. The Lead Custodian may adjust work schedules based on custodial attendance. They also assist our facility in maintaining compliance with the regulations of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS (including, but not limited to):

1. Supervises Custodial Techs
2. Clean restrooms
3. Dust furniture/walls
4. Clean windows/glass
5. Vacuum
6. Mop
7. Empty Trash
8. Perform Setups
9. Other Duties as Assigned


1. Alignment with College Objectives
2. Customer Focus and Quality of Service
3. Response and timeliness
4. Dependability and Reliability
5. Attendance


• High School Diploma
• Able to read/write
• At least one (1) years experience in a lead or supervisory position
• Ability to work with minimum supervision


• Comfortable working independently, as custodians typically work alone
• Must be self-motivated
• Able to complete a task to the best of their ability under little or no supervision

Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled. Interested applicants should submit a letter of application, resume, copies of transcripts and three letters of professional recommendations to: humanresources@philander.edu Email subject line should include the full name of the position for which you are applying and attached documents should be in Word format. You may also mail your information to:

Philander Smith College
Attn: Office of Human Resources
900 Daisy Bates Drive
Little Rock, AR 72202

Philander Smith College is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against applicants or employees based on age, race, sex, national origin, ethnicity, veteran status or religion. Philander Smith College is a smoke –free and drug-free work environment. Philander Smith College participates in E-Verify.

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