California State University

Salary and Benefits
The starting salary will be $2,340.00/month (at a 0.75 time-base). Cal State East Bay offers a broad range of benefits that includes medical, dental, vision, retirement (CalPERS), 401k, 457, 403(b), dependent and health care reimbursement accounts, life insurance, vacation and sick, 13 paid holidays, one personal holiday and tuition fee waiver. For more information on the benefits program, please visit
About Cal State East Bay
Cal State East Bay’s beautiful main campus is located in the Hayward hills with panoramic views of the San Francisco Bay shoreline. Situated above the city of Hayward, the campus offers an ideal setting for teaching and learning and yet easy access to the many cities along the bay. The University has a satellite campus in Concord, a professional development center in Oakland and a significant presence online. Founded in 1957, Cal State East Bay is one of 23 universities of the California State University system (CSU). Cal State East Bay is recognized as a regionally engaged and globally oriented university with a strong commitment to academic innovation, student success, engaged and service learning, diversity, and sustainability.
About the Position
Department provides general maintenance cleaning services for the campus. Work assignments typically include cleaning and maintaining assigned areas including such activities as cleaning and dusting all surfaces, removing trash and recyclables, cleaning and disinfecting restrooms and replenishing supplies; cleaning glass doors and windows, and blinds; cleaning stairwells, walkways and elevators, and performing general housekeeping; clean and maintain floors including sweeping, dry and/or wet mopping; stripping, sealing, waxing, and polishing floors, vacuuming, spot and full cleaning of carpets. The custodial department also assists with special event set-up/takedown and minor furniture moving projects. The department is tasked securing buildings and equipment from unauthorized entry and usage. The University operates out of three locations; Hayward; Oakland center; Concord. We operate 24/7 round the clock shifts in some capacity. All incumbents must understand they may be assigned to other shifts or campus as dictated by operational need.
These are temporary, part-time (0.75 time-base) positions through June 30, 2023, with the possibility of reappointment.
Work Schedule: Monday through Friday from 3:00pm to 9:30pm
Demonstrate the ability to sweep, vacuum, scrub, mop, wax and polish floors; clean classrooms, laboratories, shops, restrooms, locker rooms, blackboards, whiteboards, windows, Venetian blinds; replenish restroom supplies, empty wastebaskets and remove trash; unlock and lock doors and windows to safeguard buildings and equipment from unauthorized use; cooperate with faculty, staff, and students in moving tables, chairs, and other furniture and equipment when needed for cleaning as well as assisting them in setting up and preparing for athletic events, assemblies, and graduation regulations. Adhere to departmental policies.
Demonstrate the ability to operate and maintain all equipment necessary to complete project cleaning—auto scrubber, slow speed buffer, high speed buffer, wet/dry vacuum, carpet cleaning machines; demonstrate sufficient knowledge of floor preparation and finishing techniques, ability to use proper equipment and materials for a specific project. Perform these duties in a safe manner, observing all applicable safety rules and regulations.
Demonstrate the ability to follow simple oral and/or written direction; ability to use and care for janitorial supplies and equipment; ability to monitor cleaning needs of assigned areas and plan work accordingly; operate all equipment under safe working conditions. Follow departmental guidelines and procedures. Maintain a cooperative attitude with co-workers, custodial coordinators, and management to facilitate a positive work environment.
Required Qualifications

Demonstrate the ability to understand and respond clearly in written and oral language.
Demonstrate understanding and comply with the current CSUEU unit 5 bargaining agreement.
General knowledge of the methods, materials, tools and equipment used.
Effectively listen and understand sensitivity and awareness in relating to individuals of diverse backgrounds, ability to secure trust and respect, and ability to manage conflict constructively.
Ability to anticipate conditions/plan ahead; ability to establish priorities and meet deadlines.
Ability to deal with internal or external constraints; such as lack of funds or personnel, conflicting priorities, etc.
Ability to anticipate conditions/plan ahead; ability to establish priorities and meet deadlines.
Must possess excellent customer service skills
Willingness to take on new projects/methods, willingness to support organizational goals, flexibility in response to changing circumstances.
Ability to lift twenty-five (25) pounds or more on a regular and consistent basis and up to fifty (50) pounds occasionally.
Occasional contact with hazardous waste materials.
Ability to lift and move tables, chairs and small furniture.
Continuous walking, bending, squatting, and twisting.

Minimum Qualifications
Ability to read and write at a level appropriate to the duties of the position; follow verbal and written instructions to ensure safety; operate and care for custodial equipment and supplies applicable to the position; use custodial systems such as those used to track work orders and two-way radios for communication; observe safety requirements and safe work practices and methods as required; perform work involving regular physical activity; and establish and maintain cooperative work relationships. Some positions may require ability to move up to 50 pounds.
Some positions may require possession of a valid California driver’s license.
Preferred Skills and Knowledge

Prior Custodial experience
Knowledge of proper custodial cleaning methods
Customer service experience
Experience working in an academic setting or at a large organization

Condition(s) of Employment
Satisfactory completion of a background check (including LiveScan, as appropriate), that may include, but is not limited to: criminal records check, verification of academic credentials, licenses, certificates, credit history, professional references and/or verification of work history is required for employment. Cal State East Bay will issue a conditional offer of employment to the selected candidate, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Unsatisfactory results may also affect the continued employment of current Cal State East Bay employees who were conditionally offered the position. All background checks are conducted through the university’s third party vendor, Accurate. LiveScan is conducted through the University Police Department.
EEO Statement
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Cal State East Bay does not discriminate on the basis of any protected categories: age, ancestry, citizenship, color, disability, gender, immigration status, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran’s status. The University is committed to the principles of diversity in employment and to creating a stimulating learning environment for its diverse student body.
Other Information
Equipment use in the performance of the assignment:

Electric and propane burnishers
Floor scrubber
Auto scrubber
Vacuum—upright and back pack
Wet/Dry vacuum
Carpet cleaning machines, Extractor and bonnet
Restroom cleaning machine

All California State University campuses, including Cal State East Bay, are smoke and tobacco-free. For more information, please visit our website at In compliance with state and federal crime awareness and campus security legislation, including The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, the Cal State East Bay Annual Campus Security Report is available at:
Cal State East Bay is not a sponsoring agency for Staff or Management positions.
Mandated Reporter
The incumbent in this position may be considered a mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and will be required to comply with requirements set forth in the CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
CSU Vaccination Policy
CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to [email protected].

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