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Custodian (3:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.)


University, MS, US, 38677

Department:  Custodial Services (10000953)
Employee Designation:  Regular Full-time (Benefits Eligible)

Condition of Employment

As required by Executive Order 14042, if selected, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination or apply for and receive a University-approved accommodation before beginning employment with the University.

Note for Current UM Employees

Current employees must apply internally via connectU >

Definition of Class

This position cleans and maintains University buildings.The incumbent cleans and services assigned areas in University buildings/rooms, maintains and stocks supplies, and assists in transferring items between University buildings.

Examples of Work Performed

  • Cleans and services assigned areas in University buildings/rooms.
  • Maintains sufficient stock and supplies to perform daily tasks.
  • Sweeps, mops, and vacuums in assigned areas, as needed.
  • Cleans rest rooms, offices and replenishes supplies.
  • Picks up trash, empties garbage containers and removes trash for disposal.
  • Sanitizes trash containers as necessary to meet Health Department requirements.
  • Cleans and polishes brass, silver, glass, and drinking fountains.  
  • Operates polishing machine, carpet machine and vacuum cleaner.
  • Cleans rooms, monitors for wear and tear and reports any damage or repairs, as needed.
  • Prepares table linens for various University events.
  • Assists in transferring items to various University buildings.
  • Performs related or similar duties as required or assigned.

Essential Functions

These essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following. Additional essential functions may be identified and included by the hiring department.

  1. Cleans, services, and stocks supplies.
  2. Transfers supplies needed for cleaning and stocking to various University buildings.

Minimum Education/Experience

Ability to read, write, and understand basic instructions.




A valid driver’s license may be required depending on the department.               

Salary/Wage Information

To learn more about our pay structure and view our salary ranges, click here to visit the Compensation page of our Human Resources website. This link is provided for general pay information. Hourly rate or salary may vary depending on qualifications, experience, and departmental budget. Note: Unclassified positions (faculty, executives, researchers and coaches) do not have established salary ranges.

EEO Statement

The University of Mississippi provides equal opportunity in any employment practice, education program, or education activity to all qualified persons. The University complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based upon race, color, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, citizenship, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information.

Background Check Statement

The University of Mississippi is committed to providing a safe campus community. UM conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.


Nearest Major Market: Oxford Mississippi