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Laundry/Linen Service Manager

Class Specifications – C.25
Laundry/Linen Service Manager – 5811

April, 1973

Series Concept

Laundry/Linen Service Managers plan and administer the total operations in a campus laundry and related linen service area; and perform other related duties as required.

Incumbents typically develop and administer policies and procedures relating to receiving, processing, and delivery of laundry items; plan and administer the ordering, maintenance and replacement of machinery and/or material in a campus laundry; coordinate and supervise the hiring, training, assigning and evaluating of all subordinate employees; develop and coordinate work schedules; supervise the maintenance of quality control; supervise the accounting and billing systems; prepare budget requests and/or administer approval budgets; may maintain liaison with other campus departments; may negotiate contracts with other campuses, outside vendors and/or other laundry operations; may maintain working relationships with other laundry operations; and may conduct surveys of laundry equipment, methods and procedures to increase the efficiency of operations.

Classes in the Laundry/Linen Service Manager series are distinguished from other Linen Service classes in that incumbents typically have management responsibility for the total operations in a campus laundry and related linen service operation.

The series consists of two levels with the distinction between levels based on the size, nature and complexity of the laundry and related linen service operation. Laundry/Linen Service Manager is the first management level and Senior Laundry/Linen Service Manager is the second management level.

Class Concepts

Laundry/Linen Service Manager

Under direction, incumbents are responsible for planning, administering and directing all phases of a large campus laundry and related linen service operation. Incumbents typically perform the range of duties outlined in the Series Concept. As a guide to help determine the first management level, incumbents are usually responsible for a laundry operation processing 5,000,000 pounds or more of linen annually and employing at least 50 full-time-equivalent employees, with annual budget responsibility in excess of $500,000.

Minimum Qualifications

Laundry/Linen Service Manager

Graduation from high school and five years of experience in a laundry and related linen service operation including one year in a managerial or supervisory capacity; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.