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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.


DIRECTOR OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SERVICES AND CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER – Provide strategic direction, establish objectives and plans for technology at the Seminary in cooperation with leadership. Ensure that the information technology-based infrastructure, systems, and data are available, reliable, supported, and secured within industry standards. Reports to the Associate Vice President for Finance and Administration.


  • Institutional technology business continuity and disaster recovery, ensuring survivability of the institution’s data and technical systems, in coordination with the institution’s overall disaster recovery and business continuity plans
  • Overall institutional technology security, ensuring systems and data are compliant with industry regulations and standards.
  • Ensure appropriate technology-related policies are in place and appropriately enforced.
  • d. Institution-wide information technology infrastructure, including network, communications, server, and storage systems.
  • Overall institutional data management, storage, and processing, ensuring appropriate standards are in place.
  • Overall architecture and design of information technology systems, ensuring consistency, functionality, usability, availability, long-term sustainability, and cost effectiveness.
  • Supervise the staff (both employees and contractors) of the Information Technology Services office, complete annual performance evaluations, provide for continual skill and professional development.  Develop appropriate budget staffing and operating procedures to implement the Seminary’s technology plans. 
  • Prepare and assist in the preparation of annual and long-range capital and operating budgets for ITS.  Where appropriate, participate in drafting proposals, contract negotiations, and cost accounting for all areas.
  • Oversee Help Desk operations, including evaluating reports and creating a customer-centric environment.
  • Oversee and manage the maintenance agreements in support of the various networking and desktop computer systems and software.
  • Oversee and prepare reports and/or appropriate data concerning project management, contract negotiations, acceptance and maintenance criteria, hardware specifications, integration issues, documentation, and testing of projects and systems.
  • Coordinate with the Library to provide networked resources to members of the Seminary community in their academic pursuits.
  • Oversee IT-related training program, in coordination with Human Resources and other departments, to make sure campus users are best able to utilize various IT systems and software.
  • Research and formulate appropriate policies and use of security guidelines to protect the integrity of all technical systems supported by this office.
  • Remain current on computer and information technology; provide information about software, hardware, and networking needs; and make recommendations in the area of technology.
  • Complete other duties as assigned.


  1. Minimum five years of leadership experience in higher education technology. Proven ability to manage resources (human, financial and physical) to ensure productivity, high quality work and service excellence. Ability to combine expertise and knowledge of technology with proven leadership, interpersonal, and change management skills.
  2. Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent work experience.
  3. Excellent communication skills, oral and written; the ability to convey technically complex information and concepts in terms understood by non-technical people.
  4. Technical qualifications include both hands-on knowledge, support, and management experience knowledge in:
    • Networking systems and protocols
    • Telecommunications systems and protocols
    • Server systems, including hardware, OS, and virtualization
    • Internet and web technologies
    • E-mail systems and protocols
    • ERP systems, including Jenzabar EX or equivalent higher education ERP systems
    • Programming, including .Net
  5. Ability to provide visionary leadership, including fostering a shared vision of the role of IT in collaboration with key stakeholders and constituent groups.
  6. Experienced leader of IT services, including technology infrastructure, academic and administrative systems; (cyber) security, and risk management. A thorough understanding of technology’s potential to facilitate teaching and learning and capacity to thrive in an educational environment dedicated to student excellence and success.


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, Part-time/on call – Opening for a part-time/on call 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 during an emergency.  Candidates must be available to cover the middle and overnight shift various days of the week, as well as others as opportunities arise.



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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