Northwestern Health Sciences University
  • Facilities
  • Bloomington, MN, USA
  • Full Time



When you join NWHSU you're not simply doing a job, you're making a difference. You'll see passion for our mission, our work, and our future growth opportunities all around you. Culture is extremely important to us. We're a small enough organization that you'll get to know everyone, have a voice, make an impact, and feel the enthusiasm of everyone you work with. Yet we're large enough to offer exceptional benefits including a university contribution to our 403(b), generous PTO and a flexible environment. It's an ideal blend and a superb organization to expand your career.

What can you expect?

  • Our goal? Preparing the next generation of healthcare professionals to deliver and advance healthcare.
  • Every role and individual contributes to our success. No matter what department you work in, you'll see passion for our work and respect for one another.
  • Belonging is important to us - we all bring different backgrounds, perspectives, and value to the organization. And that makes us stronger.
  • We're committed and engaged. You'll see that in every meeting, every discussion and everything we do. It shows and we're proud of it.
  • We don't simply say we have a team environment - we live it. Your ideas and suggestions matter. We listen to one another and when something makes sense, we do it.
  • We've still got that entrepreneurial spirit, even though we've been around for 80+ years. And we like that.
  • We share information and have fun - through monthly Open Forum meetings with our senior leaders, to random employee celebration events throughout the year.
  • We build in flexibility in roles whenever we can. We work in a hybrid environment. Each manager works with their team members to ensure there is a healthy work-life balance.
  • Your personal and professional work opportunities are important to us - we provide these benefits so you can continue to excel in your career.

Position Information:

The Custodial Lead is a working lead responsible for assigned janitorial duties while planning, assigning and providing oversight to the evening custodial staff to ensure a clean and safe environment at NWHSU. This position is accountable for planning, scheduling, coordinating work assignments, and other duties as assigned. This position reports to the Facilities Director and provides work direction to the evening custodial staff.

This is a full-time, benefits-eligible opportunity. This is an evening position (3pm-11:30pm, Mon-Fri) with occasional weekend requirements.

Work Location: Bloomington, MN on-site.


  • Assures that all assigned areas are adequately staffed with properly trained personal.
  • Audits work of and assists custodial staff where needed.
  • Performs standard janitorial duties such as dusting, detailing, vacuuming, sanitizing, and cleaning restrooms, common areas, stairwells and windows.
  • Issues, manages, and orders cleaning supplies.
  • Attends meetings and training sessions, as needed.
  • Provides staffing coverage for janitorial staff.

What you need to have?

  • High school diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED)
  • Three (3) years of progressively responsible custodial work experience, preferably in an academic or health care setting
  • Floor care experience (such as stripping, waxing, and buffing)required.
  • Two (2) years of lead or supervisory experience preferred.
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds regularly.

Does this sound like the type of role you could excel in? Where your background and experience may contribute to the growth of our organization? A role where you can add your passion and enthusiasm, and make a difference? If you believe you have the education and experience to meet the qualifications for this role, we'd value talking to you. Non-traditional backgrounds are welcome.

Specialized Knowledge/Skills:

  • Knowledge of cleaning methods and materials and ability to operate various cleaning equipment
  • Good customer service, communication, interpersonal, planning and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct custodial inspections and provide training as needed
  • Ability to walk throughout the campus
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and ability to create reports
  • Ability to maintain positive working relationships with staff/faculty, students, and visitors and collaborate cooperatively within a team.

Our Benefits:

NWHSU is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package to meet your current needs an anticipate your future needs. Our generous time away helps you enjoy a healthy work life rhythm.

  • Paid Time Off (earn 17 days per year)
  • Holiday (15 days in 2022)
  • Discounted and free on-site clinic services for you and your family
  • 403(b) Plan (4.75% University contribution with a 2% employee contribution)
  • Medical, dental, vision
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Short-term and long-term disability
  • Life insurance
  • EAP and other wellness benefits
  • Tuition Reimbursement for external programs
  • Tuition Reduction for internal programs (includes family members)
  • On-site fitness center

NWHSU Overview:

Founded in 1941, NWHSU is a progressive institution educating the next generation of health care professionals. While the institution's history is rooted in the chiropractic profession, NWHSU now focuses more broadly on integrative care, health, and wellness. In addition to our Doctor of Chiropractic, we offer a Doctor of Acupuncture with a specialization in Chinese Herbal Medicine, Masters' offerings in Acupuncture, Chinese Medicine, Functional and Integrative Nutrition, and Integrative Care, and undergraduate offerings in massage therapy, health sciences, and allied health professions - medical assisting, medical laboratory science, medical laboratory technology, radiation therapy, and radiologic technology. We are a mission- and vision-driven university and intend to be a leader in creating integrative care solutions.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Northwestern Health Sciences University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate.

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