Human Resources


Muskingum University welcomes applications for full-time custodians.  Custodians report to the Custodial Shift Supervisor of Physical Plant.

Muskingum offers a comprehensive benefits package, such as medical, dental, and vision insurance, term life insurance, and immediate access to tuition waiver through our tuition remission or tuition exchange programs (subject to program guidelines).  More information about benefits is available on the Human Resources website.


  • Dust, mops, sweeps, wet mops, spray and buff floors, vacuum and clean rugs and carpets.
  • Scrubs and cleans restroom fixtures, stocks restrooms with supplies (e.g., towels, soap and other appropriate items, maintains supply closet and inventory.
  • Dust and cleans walls, doors, windows, woodwork, and other above-floor surfaces, cleans elevators, stairwells, and outside entrances.
  • Lock and unlock campus buildings, provide general maintenance of lighting for campus thruways and buildings (e.g., replace light bulbs, etc.).
  • Collects, removes, and deposits trash in designated collection areas or dumpsters; maintains cleanliness of dumpster and waste receptacles; sweeps and cleans walkways; removes snow from walks.
  • Lock and unlock campus buildings, provide general maintenance of lighting for campus thruways and buildings (e.g., replace light bulbs, etc.).
  • Communicates potential safety and mechanical hazards to Team Leader; notifies Team Leader of equipment and facilities in need of repair or replacement, maintains records and reports as instructed by Team Leader.
  • Set-up University events as required (e.g., move tents, assist with stage, provide chairs, receptacles, etc.).
  • Supervise student helpers as assigned. Assign tasks monitor work, provide feedback and evaluate work.

The above statements reflect the general duties and responsibilities necessary to describe the major functions of the position and should not be considered a complete description of the essential functions of the position.  This Job Description is not intended to be all inclusive.  The employee will be assigned by the immediate supervisor to perform other duties as needed or to perform other reasonable related duties, including special projects.


  • Ability to perform manual tasks requiring moderate physical strength including ability to move ladders, mop buckets and furniture.
  • Knowledge of safe cleaning methods materials, and equipment.
  • Ability to operate mechanical cleaning equipment.
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions in the conduct of the job.
  • Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with team (i.e., Supervisor, co-workers, employees, and students)
  • Ability to use cleaning equipment and machines, lift ladders, and equipment.
  • Must have and maintain a valid Ohio driver's license and be insurable through the university carrier.

Work schedule is Monday through Friday, 4:00 am-12:30 pm.


Applications must include a statement of interest and current resume.  If not provided, references may be requested.  Application materials should be sent by email to or faxed to 740-826-6131.  Please include the position title in the subject line of your correspondence.  

Muskingum University actively seeks out and welcomes administrators and staff who are committed to excellence in student learning, consider the engagement of diverse communities in the University’s educational programs and activities, and are committed to full inclusivity at the University.  As an equal opportunity employer, Muskingum welcomes applications from individuals from populations, which have been historically underrepresented in higher education and/or have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds.

Muskingum University does not discriminate in its employment or educational programs or activities.  Please visit to review the university’s official non-discrimination statement.

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