Building and Grounds Coordinator

General Function

Performs a variety of moderately complex technical and custodial tasks related to maintaining the University's buildings, facilities, and grounds

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities—Essential Functions

  • Assigns tasks to employees and monitors activities to ensure compliance with appropriate standards and that deadlines are met.
  • Trains student employees regarding policies and procedures, job duties and use of equipment.
  • Ensures that work area is clean and ready for use; ensures that all necessary supplies and materials are available.
  • Monitors inventory and reorders as necessary.
  • Assists in enforcing rules and regulations; may provide input for employee evaluations.

Reporting Relationships

Direction Received: Reports to Building/Grounds Supervisor-Senior, Physical Facilities Manager, or Administrative Assistant

Direction Given: Occasional training of classified staff and occasional training and monitoring of student employees. May have functional guidance of student employees

Minimum Requirements

Requires six months of training beyond high school and one year of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Requires valid driver's license. 

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Worker Characteristics

  • Knowledge of equipment operation and maintenance  
  • Knowledge of departmental operations
  • Training and motivational skills

Working Conditions

Frequent standing, walking, and operating equipment. Some lifting of materials weighing up to 70 pounds. Periodic assignments given which entail dealing with slightly unpleasant physical situations.

Please note: The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular positions. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. For jobs occupied by more than one employee, the identification of non-essential functions shall be determined from the individual’s position description.

Functional Title

Building and Grounds Coordinator

Job Code


Classification Series

Building and Grounds






Non exempt

Last Updated

September 2013