Job Description

Job ID
UW Stout;Menomonie, WI
Full/Part Time



Seeking a committed and customer service-oriented person to join the Student Centers custodial team.

This position consists of routine work to maintain the cleanliness and prepare and setup meeting room spaces of Student Centers facilities which include the Memorial Student Center and Merle Price Commons. This position reports to and receives direction and leadership from the Custodial Supervisor. This position requires cleaning functions primarily in the Memorial Student Center on 2nd shift Monday through Friday. Shifts may vary depending operational need and may infrequently, include weekends. Second shift begins at 2:00pm and ends at 10:30pm. This position is full-time, year-round.

ABOUT THE JOB: Custodian (FP019)

Duties include cleaning of meeting rooms and cleaning for lounges, hallways, entryways, and restrooms. This position also prepares event spaces including meeting rooms and large event spaces. Responsibilities include setting up tables, chairs, adding podiums and other requested items to support successful events. Seasonal duties include snow and ice removal from sidewalks, ramps, and steps.


Minimum / Required

  • Knowledge of 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 duties of the position
  • Good work habits, such as attendance, punctuality, accountability, thoroughness, and resourcefulness.
  • Work independently and as part of a team environment and on collaborative efforts.

Highly Desired

  • 1 year or more of custodial experience using cleaning chemicals and equipment such as vacuums, sweepers, the operation of a scrubber/buffer and carpet extractor, snow pup, power brush and snow blower.


The minimum starting salary is $ 15.00 per hour. The hourly rate for this position is based on experience and available budget. A six-month probation is required. The UW System provides an excellent benefits package including participation in the Wisconsin State Retirement Plan.


Clean assigned areas in the facility by sweeping, dusting, mopping, scrubbing, buffing, vacuuming, washing surfaces, filling dispensers, moving furniture, emptying trash/recycling/compost receptacles. Other responsibilities include cleaning and sanitizing restrooms, cleaning glass, and sweeping and mopping stairwells.


The Memorial Student Center provides welcoming gathering spaces for the campus and community, featuring high energy, bright colors and cozy, comfortable atmospheres. Cutting-edge technology, flexibility and sustainability will meet the community’s ever-changing needs. The student center fosters spontaneous interaction, collaboration and learning among students, faculty, staff and the greater4 community. It is a destination to experience the arts, discuss ideas and embrace diversity, as well as a placed to grow, socialize, study, eat and have fun.


University of Wisconsin-Stout prepares lifelong learners, ethical leaders, and responsible citizens in an equitable, inclusive, and sustainable environment through collaborative career-focused programs that integrate applied learning, theory, and research. UW-Stout is committed to developing an inclusive community that fosters a rich,¿dynamic,¿and collaborative environment in which to work and grow, celebrating the diversity of individual perspectives and experiences.

A member of the University of Wisconsin system, UW-Stout is unique within the University of Wisconsin System--it is named after its founder, James Huff Stout, and holds the distinction of being¿Wisconsin’s Polytechnic University, a designation which highlights our combination of applied learning, real-world experiences, and an integrated liberal arts foundation.¿

UW-Stout offers 47 undergraduate and 23 graduate degrees, including 21 masters and 2 advanced degrees. The current enrollment is approximately 8,000 students.

UW-Stout is committed to investing in and ensuring access to equitable, diverse, and inclusive learning, student living, and work environments that reflect our regional and global connections.

The UW-Stout campus community enjoys opportunities for cross-disciplinary collaboration, state-of-the-art facilities, and a modern digital environment. UW-Stout values innovative approaches to solving problems in society and industry and encourages collaboration within and across disciplines and professions.

The university is on a beautiful campus in Menomonie, situated in western Wisconsin, 60 minutes east of Minneapolis-St. Paul on Interstate 94. Located in the scenic Chippewa Valley region with a population base of more than 200,000, Menomonie is a city of more than 16,400, surrounded by lakes, streams, and woodlands. For more information about the UW-Stout community and region visit:

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All qualified candidates meeting application requirements will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against. 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 and being cleared to work by the Human Resources team. Employment is also contingent upon the final candidate passing an essential job function test and reference check process. The reference check process includes asking the final candidate and most recent supervisor questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment. Final candidates with previous employment within the UW System and State of WI agencies will be subject to additional reference checks.

Must be authorized to work in the U.S. 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:


Applicants will need to complete all required fields and attach all required documents prior to submitting the online application.

Note: Once you have attached your materials and submitted your application you will not be able to go into the system and change them.

Required application materials:

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


Screening of applications will continue until the positions are filled. To ensure consideration, complete applications must be submitted.

Your online application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached, and all required fields are completed. Note: Once you have attached your materials and submitted your application you will not be able to go into the system and change them.

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 make reasonable accommodation for a qualified individual's disability.

If you have questions regarding the position or application, contact:

Malinda Hebert

Assistant Director, Student Centers


Job Family: Staff