Student Custodian

The Student Custodian positions provide custodial services to an assigned residence hall(s) on weekends, UM holidays and Thanksgiving/Spring Break.  The student custodian shall be on call one night each week for all the residence halls. This position is 20 hours per week and hired for the academic year. Summer employment is available to those interested. Please read the Student Custodian Job Description for additional information about this position.

Compensation: Student Custodians earn compensation towards an on-campus room and meal plan. For the 2015-2016 academic year this award is valued at $8,802.00 for new Student Custodians.

2016-2017 Student Custodian Application Process


All Student Custodian candidates must complete an online application to be considered for the position. The New Student Custodian Application and the Returning Student Custodian Application will open on Friday, March 25, 2016 and will close on Friday, April 22, 2016.

Individual Interview

Once an application has been received it will be reviewed and qualified candidates will be contacted to schedule an individual interview. Individual interviews will take place April 25-29, 2016.

Hiring Notification

All Student Custodian candidates will be notified of their hiring status by early May.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Important Dates

March 25, 2016- New Student Custodian Application and Returning Student Custodian Application Opens

April 22, 2016- New Student Custodian Application and Returning Student Custodian Application Closes

April 25-29, 2016- Individual Interviews

Early May 2016- Hiring notifications will be sent to all candidates


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