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Princeton Theological Seminary is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment with regard to race, creed, color, ancestry, age, gender, marital status, military status, national origin, religious affiliation (except as religion may be a bona fide occupational qualification for certain positions at the seminary), disability, sexual or affectional orientation, atypical hereditary cellular or blood trait of an individual, or any other characteristic protected by law.

All positions listed will be posted for at least 5 business days before being filled.


HISPANIC THEOLOGICAL INITIATIVE (HTI) OFFICE ASSISTANT, Part-time - This position helps create a more productive academic work environment, while supervising student aides and handling duties for the director. We are looking for an individual who is a self-starter, efficient, and comfortable being a member of a small team.  The ideal candidate for this position is organized, resourceful, a good problem solver, and detailed-oriented, and able to manage multiple projects at once during the academic year. Assuring a steady completion of workload in a timely manner is key. Looking for a team creative thinker, mindful of maintaining deadlines with a strong work ethic and a background in office administration.


  • Supervise and assist in training student aides.  
  • Delegate project tasks based on student aide strengths, skill sets, and experience level.
  • Select student aides for special projects and programs; oversee their output.
  • Monitor programs as directed by the Executive Director and see the programs through to completion.
  • Track project performance, specifically to analyze the successful completion of short and long-term goals.
  • Serve as the liaison between administrative personnel and senior management, communicating needs and concerns so they can be handled expeditiously.
  • Have monthly meetings with all personnel to keep everyone updated on the development of programs, their success, and areas of improvement.
  • Meet budgetary objectives and propose adjustments to project constraints based on financial analysis.
  • Proofread and edit letters and brochures.
  • Attend weekly meetings, take notes, and produce minutes.
  • Complete other duties as assigned.


  • Seven to 10 years' experience working in a non-profit educational setting.
  • Advanced time management and analytical skills.
  • Refined ability to delegate responsibilities and provide leadership and training to key personnel.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and Spanish.
  • Detail oriented and comfortable working in a changing work environment.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
  • Working knowledge of fundraising database.
  • Strong sense of discretion and professionalism.
  • Proficiency in collaboration and delegation of duties.
  • Strong organizational, project management and problem-solving skills with impeccable multi-tasking abilities.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills,
  • Friendly and professional demeanor.


Supervision: The HVAC Technician reports to the Technical Service Supervisor


  1. Maintain and troubleshoot high and low pressure chillers, libert units, commercial and residential high pressure split systems up to 100 Tons and hot water and low pressure steam boilers.
  2. Maintain all commercial refrigeration equipment.
  3. Maintain chilled and hot water circulation pumps.
  4. Repair exhaust fans.
  5. Rebuild hydraulic valve actuators.
  6. Clean and rebuild steam valves.
  7. Maintain cooling towers.
  8. Replace bearings, motors and belts on air handling equipment.
  9. Work with laptop computer to troubleshoot and calibrate DDC controls.
  10. All other duties as assigned.


  1.  Knowledge of two and three-way valves, pneumatics and direct digital controls and computers.
  2. Requires understanding and the ability to troubleshoot for problems with controls for all commercial and residential heating and air conditioning and refrigeration equipment. 
  3. Must have:

    a. Universal license for Type I, II and III of Refrigerant and Recovery Certification
    b. A valid driver's license.
    c. Sheet metal experience.
    d. Good public interpersonal skills.

  4. Must be able to install and wire HVAC equipment. 
  5. Knowledge of variable frequency drives (VFD)
  6. Ability to read high and low voltage wiring diagrams and blueprints.
  7. Knowledge of recycle and recovery machines.
  8. Knowledge of carpentry, plumbing and electrical trades.
  9. Able to solder, braze and use cutting torches with HVAC equipment.

SECURITY OFFICER - Opening for a full-time, unarmed Security Officer to patrol campus areas, including office and dormitory buildings. Must be well groomed and have clean criminal and driving records.  Candidates should have 3-5 years’ security experience, preferably in an academic or similar environment and 1 year of college. (Additional education can be substituted for up to 2 years’ experience) CPR, AED and basic First Aid certification and basic computer skills preferred. Experience/training in conflict de-escalation and emergency management a plus.  Candidates must have the ability to walk, stand, or climb stairs for varying amounts of time up to 8 hours per shift under various weather conditions; and the ability to work additional hours as needed.  We offer a pleasant, academic work environment in an attractive campus setting and a generous benefits package. Interested candidates should send resume with salary requirement.



Please notify the Director of Human Resources of your interest in writing or by email as soon as possible.


Please submit your résumé by:
email: apply@ptsem.edu
fax: 609.924.2973 or
mail: Princeton Theological Seminary, Department of Human Resources, P.O. Box 821, Box 821, 64 Mercer Street, Princeton, NJ 08542-0803


complete and submit an application form by:
calling 609.497.6948 or
stopping by Monday–Friday, 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.; 2:00–4:00 p.m.

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