Student Custodian

The Student Custodian positions provide custodial services to an assigned Residence Hall on weekends, UM holidays, and during Thanksgiving/Spring Break. The Student Custodian shall be on call every other week for all the Residence Halls. This position typically works 28 hours per week, which includes 16 hours during the weekend and 9-12 hours on-call per week. Student Custodians are hired for the academic year. Summer employment is available for those who are interested. Please read the Student Custodian Position Description for additional information about this position.

Compensation: Student Custodians are paid a competitive hourly rate for actual hours worked on Saturday and Sunday, and they are paid a 4:1 ratio (one hour of pay for four on-call hours) for nights on call.

2018-2019 Student Custodian Application Process


UM Housing will hire two Student Custodians for the 2018-2019 academic year. All Student Custodian candidates must complete an online Student Custodian Application to be considered for the position.

Individual Interview

Once an application has been received, it will be reviewed, and qualified candidates will be contacted to schedule an individual interview.

Hiring Notification

All Student Custodian candidates will be notified of their hiring status by mid-June, 2018.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 2.25 GPA
  • Be a full-time student (12-18 credits)
  • Be in good conduct standing with the University
  • Available on weekends

Important Dates

March 5, 2018 - Student Custodian Application Opens

May 31, 2018 - Student Custodian Application Closes

Mid-June, 2018 - Hiring Notifications Sent to All Candidates

September, 2018 - Application re-opened until mid-semester vacancy is filled


If you have any questions about the application or hiring process, please contact Harley Lathrop, Custodial Supervisor for UM Housing, at (406) 243-5805.