What is your name and how long have you been in your current position?
My name is Octaviano Cruz, and I have been in the same position for ten years.
What is your current role in University Housing?
I am a Custodian.
How long have you been with University Housing? Other positions on campus?
I’ve had the same job from the beginning of my career.
What do you do on a typical day in your job?
I clean and disinfect the entire 4th floor in Smith Hall.
What’s your favorite thing about working with students who are living on campus?
I like the way it makes me feel young.
What is a past work accomplishment that you’re proud of?
I have made some positive changes in how we do our jobs and have very strong relationships with my co-workers and students.
What is a secret talent that your co-workers may not know about?
I love to sing.
Where did you grow up?
I grew up in Mexico City.
Where is your favorite place in the world?
What are you passionate about?
I’m very detailed in my job. I like to do everything the best I can.
What is your favorite TV show, movie, or book?
My favorite thing to watch is soccer.
What is your favorite family/home tradition?
Día de los Muertos and Christmas
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