Student Custodian

Keep your building healthy, safe, and looking great!

Student Custodians clean various areas of residence halls such as bathrooms, hallways, stairways, laundries, dining room, residence rooms (summer only), lobbies, and other public areas; collect trash and recycling items; clean windows, carpets, and hard floors; move furniture and make beds (summer primarily). This role routinely uses standard industrial cleaning agents and equipment such as vacuum cleaners, floor mops, wet vacs, and rotary floor machines.

The pay rate is $11 per hour.


Must be a U of M Undergraduate Student enrolled with a minimum of 6 credit hours.

Candidates must be able to follow written and verbal instructions in English and have knowledge of general household cleaning methods and equipment

Previous custodial experience helpful but not required.

Must be punctual, reliable, and have a positive attitude.

Job Duties

100% cleaning within Residence Halls


    • Uniform shirts and lockers provided
    • Opportunity to work semester break, spring break, summer break
    • Flexible hours
    • Work where you live
    • Ongoing training
    • Monthly work safety projects
    • Paycheck every other Wednesday
    • Work study positions available

    How to Apply

    Hiring is ongoing and summer positions are now open. Contact Tim Hoaglund at [email protected] to apply and indicate the buildings you are most interested in. 

    Staff Safety

    Following University Sunrise Plan and public health guidance, we are working to support our staff so they can work as safely as possible while maintaining protective measures to slow the spread of COVID-19. 

    Staff will be required to wear face coverings (provided if needed), hand sanitizer and cleaning supplies will be provided in workspaces, enhanced cleaning and disinfecting will be conducted in high-touch areas, and staff should conduct self-checks for fever prior to each shift and report any illness to their supervisor.