Laundry Attendant

Kirkwood Community College


To advance Kirkwood's Center for Hospitality Excellence's vision to lead the world in educating and preparing the finest hospitality professionals that will impact the global community. Our Mission is to be the best place to learn, recruit and stay. We do this by teaching, developing and serving.


This job is Part-Time Mornings/Days, Sunday's are a must. it Pays $11.34 hourly Mon-Fri and $12.47 hourly on Sat and Sun. There is a $0.50 raise at 6 months.

Operate or tend washing machines to wash all hotel laundry. This position serves as a trainer. Trainers are responsible for supervising the learning experience of students in all areas of The Hotel at Kirkwood Center, The Kirkwood Center for Hospitality Arts, and The Kirkwood Center for Continuing Education.



  • Advocate for Continual Improvement- empowering each other to identify opportunities for excellence.
  • Collaborate with Mutual Accountability- working together with a willingness to take ownership and account for our actions. 
  • Champion Service- anticipating needs and create a welcoming, diverse, and inclusive environment. 
  • Perseverance- commitment to excellence even in the face of adversity or delay in achieving success. 
  • Lead- regardless of title, through positive influence. 


  • Operate or tend washing machines to wash all hotel laundry.  
  • Mix chemicals.
  • Operate and maintain laundry equipment.
  • Maintain compliance with required training.
  • Coach and nurture students.
  • Serve as a resource for students.
  • Perform other related work duties as assigned.
  • Sort and count articles and fold, wrap, or hang them. 
  • Examine and sort into lots articles to be cleaned.
  • Inspect soiled articles.
  • Maintain compliance with required training.
  • Regular and consistent attendance at work.
  • Perform other related work duties as assigned.




  • Ability to calculate chemicals.
  • Ability to work well in a diverse environment.
  • Demonstrate professional role modeling.
  • Maintain professional and objective relationships.
  • Maintains confidentiality.
  • Ability to use laundry equipment.
  • Welcome, value, and nurture people of all backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences, as well as support and promote an environment that accepts differences.  
  • Serve as professional role model.
  • Understand objectives and expectations for the practicum.
  • Assist students in achieving course objectives.
  • Coach and nurture student in performance of skills.
  • Document observations of performance & progress.
  • Supervise students and provide feedback on performance.
  • Report student performance to the Hospitality Program faculty.
  • Serve as a resource for students.
  • Collaborate with faculty.
  • Willingness to work in all Housekeeping Positions when business needs arise: Laundry, Guestroom Attendant and Public Space Attendant
  • Ensure adherence to all regulatory requirements.

The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the essential job duties/responsibilities and performance expectations of the job, which should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements.  Individuals may perform other duties as assigned.


Position involves working in a laundry setting. Occasional (10-33%) sitting, lifting up to 100 pounds. Frequent (34-66%) walking, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling.  Constant (67-100%) standing, using hands, reaching with hands and arms, talking, hearing, and lifting up to 25 pounds.   


  • Must be 18 years old.




  • Post high school degree.
  • The equivalent education and related work experience.

Kirkwood Community College shall not engage in nor allow unlawful discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment. This includes all employment practices, hiring practices, and unwelcome harassment of applicants or employees based on race, color, national origin, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information or actual or potential parental, family, marital status or veteran status. If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with the policy please contact the Vice President of Human Resources at Kirkwood Community College, 313 Kirkwood Hall, 6301 Kirkwood Blvd., SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404, Telephone: 319-398-5572,  Email: or the director of the Office for Civil Rights U.S. Department of Education, John C. Kluczynski Federal Building, 230 S. Dearborn Street, 37th Floor, Chicago, IL 60604-7204, Telephone: (312) 730-1560 Facsimile: (312) 730-1576, TDD (800) 877-8339 Email:  

Job Benefits:

Kirkwood offers a wide range of employee benefits.  Read more about them here

Job ID: 83047

Posted 10 days ago

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