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Housekeeper - Search Extended

Apply Now Job Number: P799
Work Type: Classified
Location: Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Categories: Facilities Services, Custodial Services

Job Title

Housekeeper (Search Extended)


Custodial Services


$26,296 - $31,818; commensurate with experience

Job Summary/Basic Function

The Housekeeper position involves routine manual labor plus additional duties associated with providing housekeeping and hosting duties for the President and family in the house. The employee will work under the immediate direction of the President and President's spouse while under the nominal supervision of the Facilities Services Administrative Coordinator. The incumbent will support the President and his/her family in meeting their duties to the University, including tasks related to the function of the President's house, taking telephone calls and messages, making proper referrals of calls and inquiries and related duties. Provide full range of household services (cleaning, etc.) for University President and family. The Housekeeper utilizes familiarity of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within the field. Responsible for assuring the cleaning is consistent with the needs of the President, his/her family and the University. In consultation with the President and family, prepare the facility for all events held at the President's residence. Assist with events, receptions, and dinners, including coordinating with logistics for furniture removal and set up of tables and chairs. Clean as appropriate once the event has concluded. Perform other housekeeping tasks to include: sweep, mop/dust mop floors and stairwells; vacuum/clean carpets; wash/clean windows/walls; clean woodwork and chrome; empty trash and clean containers; pick up paper and debris on ground; clean bathroom walls, floors and fixtures; replenish bathroom supplies; make minor repairs to building and equipment as needed. Perform other related duties as assigned. Flexible hours required: mornings, evenings and occasional weekends.

Required Education

High School diploma or High School Equivalency (HSE) required.

Required Related Experience

Three years of residential housekeeping experience required.

Desirable Related Experience

Five years of residential housekeeping experience preferred.

Documents Needed to Apply

Resume Required

MTSU offers a comprehensive benefits package, including but not limited to the following:  

  • Sick Leave
  • Vacation Leave for Administrative/Classified Staff/12-month Faculty
  • 13 paid University holidays
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • Retirement plans
  • Optional 401K and 403B Deferred Compensation Plans
  • Educational benefits for the employee and their spouse and dependents
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MTSU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that values diversity in all its forms. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Proof of U.S. citizenship or eligibility for U.S. employment is required before employment (Immigration Control Act of 1986). Clery Act crime statistics for MTSU are available at or by contacting MTSU Public Safety at (615) 898-2424.

MTSU is a Tobacco & Drug-Free campus.

This position requires a criminal background check. Therefore, you will be required to provide information about your criminal history to be considered.

For individuals requiring reasonable accommodation to apply: In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation to apply for a position with MTSU, please call 615-898-2929 or email

Application Review Date: January 2, 2024; for optimal consideration, please apply before December 12, 2023.

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