Rivier University seeks a full-time, non-exempt Housekeeper to clean and perform routine maintenance of campus buildings, including residence halls, classrooms, and administrative offices; to coordinate/carry out a specialized custodial/maintenance function; to provide support services for the University priorities.


The Housekeeper is required to perform floor care, including vacuuming, sweeping, mopping, waxing, buffing, and shampooing carpets. The candidate will collect and empty trash and recycling receptacles in specific areas, pick up litter in and around buildings.  The Housekeeper clean, sanitize and stock bathrooms, change and clean shower curtains as needed. The applicant will create and complete electronic work requests in the University’s computerized maintenance management system.  The candidate will support events on campus by moving furniture, assisting with event setup/breakdown, dorm & linen management, assessing rooms for cleanliness, etc.


A high school education desirable and general knowledge and skills related to institutional housekeeping work, with some relevant commercial/institutional cleaning experience. The applicant must possess the ability to perform tasks in specific sequences. Candidates will be required to possess the physical ability to do heavy custodial work and operate cleaning equipment. Ability to understand and follow written instructions, chemical labels and warnings.  The candidate must possess a valid driver’s license; including an acceptable driving record to operate university vehicles.

Applications Instructions

Review of applications will begin immediately and will remain open until the position is filled.

Applicants are asked to submit a resume and the contact information of three (3) professional references to References will not be contacted without the candidate’s prior authorization.

For additional information about this opportunity, please review the comprehensive position profile.

Rivier University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Rivier University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, pregnancy, disability, veteran, or marital status in admission or access to, treatment in or employment in its programs and activities, and Title IX requires that the University not discriminate on the bases stated above. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding Title IX and the nondiscrimination policies:

Director of Human Resources, Justine Caron, located in Molloy Hall, ext. 8210 while students may also contact Kurt Stimeling, Vice President for Student Affairs, located in Dion Center, ext. 8249.

Prospective employees are encouraged to review the University’s Annual Security Report (ASR), in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, which can be found here.

About Us

Rivier University has the advantage of a central New England location in a thriving small city less than 50 miles from metropolitan Boston. With a student population of 2,300 undergraduate and graduate students, the University is recognized for academic excellence, a strong liberal arts program, and professional career preparation in various fields.

Rivier University is dedicated to its mission of transforming hearts and minds to serve the world.  Rivier is guided by the faith heritage, intellectual tradition, and social teachings of the Roman Catholic Church. The faculty and staff are engaged in the education of the whole person in the context of an open and inclusive academic community that cultivates critical thought, sound judgment, and respect for all people.  We especially encourage candidates who are committed to enhancing the racial, ethnic, or cultural diversity of the University to apply.