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Building Services Lead - Custodian

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Work type: Staff Full-time
Location: Indianapolis
Categories: Building & Maintenance Services

Position Overview

The Building Services Lead will assist the Department Supervisor with direct supervision of anywhere from one (1) to twelve (15) Building Services staff members - on routine daily/nightly basis and as directed by the supervisor. Assist Supervisor with planning, scheduling, and coordinating routine/special assignments for Building Services staff engaged in the maintenance and general housekeeping of campus buildings and grounds and Sets and Events.


  • Assist supervisor with planning/completing routine operations, projects, customer service issues, staff issues and general campus emergencies that might arise at any given time
  • Provide direct supervision and leadership coverage whenever supervisor is off duty or as assigned
  • Assist Supervisor with preparing weekly or bi-weekly staff and safety meetings
  • Assist supervisor in resolving staff disciplinary issues as requested or required
  • Assist supervisor with control and issue of supplies
  • Respond to campus emergency situations and maintenance requests as necessary
  • Keep an updated inventory of the equipment
  • Assist supervisor with the implementation of a good PM system as needed

Required Qualifications 

  • 1-2 years professional housekeeping experience
  • Able to work overtime and days off as necessary
  • Evidence of stable work history
  • Demonstrated communication and organizational skills required
  • Demonstrated leadership ability, creativity and initiative required
  • Ability to work both independently and in a “team” setting
  • Must possess a valid driver's license and have an acceptable driving record according to Butler University policies
  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds

Preferred Qualifications 

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Computer Experience with “Email” required, Microsoft Word & Excel a plus
  • 1-2 years experience with supervisor or assistant supervisor experience


BU Benefits and Perks

Please check out Butler’s Total Rewards website to learn more about our benefit offerings, which include:

  • Paid Time Off and Holidays:
    • 18 days of paid time off (vacation and PTO days)
    • 8 Paid Holidays
    • Paid Winter Break between Christmas Eve and New Year’s Day
    • Paid Parental Leave (after 1 year of full-time employment)
  • Health:
    • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans including disability and life insurance programs
  • Retirement:
    • 10% employer contribution after 1 year of full-time employment
  • Tuition Assistance:
    • Remission of tuition for classes taken at Butler for employees, spouses, and dependent children.
      • Eligibility after 9 months of full-time employment
      • Employees & spouses- undergraduate/graduate degrees
      • Dependents (under age 26)- undergraduate degree
      • Covers tuition only
    • Tuition Exchange Program for Dependents
  • Butler Facilities Access, Discounts and Perks:
    • Access to Butler’s on-site fitness facility and libraries for full-time staff and faculty
    • LinkedIn Learning Courses
    • Free premium subscription to the Calm App
    • Discount at the College Bookstore
    • Discount on select Athletic and Arts/Events Center Performances

About Butler

Butler University is a private, nationally recognized comprehensive university encompassing six colleges: Arts, Business, Communication, Education, Liberal Arts & Sciences, and Pharmacy & Health Sciences. Approximately 4,500 undergraduate and 1,000 graduate and doctoral students are enrolled at Butler, representing 46 states and 24 countries.

Join us at the crossroads of tradition & transformation. A career at Butler University means so much more than a job. Join the dedicated, innovative, and supportive community of faculty and staff that is moving Butler Beyond.

Butler University is an equal opportunity employer.  We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive and equitable environment for all employees.  We welcome applications from all individuals, regardless of age, gender, gender identity, sex, race, religion, color, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other legally protected category.

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