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Maintenance Specialist

The CCCU is looking for a part-time maintenance specialist for our Washington, DC, offices. This person would work in conjunction with the facilities manager to maintain and upkeep our physical facilities.

The Council for Christian Colleges & Universities is a higher education association of more than 180 Christian institutions around the world. With campuses across the globe, including more than 150 in the U.S. and Canada and nearly 30 more from an additional 18 countries, CCCU institutions are accredited, comprehensive colleges and universities whose missions are Christ-centered and rooted in the historic Christian faith. Most also have curricula rooted in the arts and sciences. The CCCU’s mission is to advance the cause of Christ-centered higher education and to help our institutions transform lives by faithfully relating scholarship and service to biblical truth. For more information about our organization, visit our website: Learn more about our BestSemester programs at:

Core Responsibilities:

This person will help maintain and improve the physical facilities and should have knowledge and experience with the following:

  • Drywall patching and repair
  • Painting
  • Caulking and sealing
  • Installation of basic facilities amenities (doors, ceiling fans, furniture assembly, etc.)
  • Basic yard maintenance (trimming, weed whacking, mulching, etc.)
  • Basic plumbing tasks (replacing toilets, changing sink cartridges, unclogging toilets, etc.)
  • Snow removal and winter maintenance
  • Other building maintenance tasks (replacing lightbulbs, switching out A/C filters, door repair, flooring repair, etc.)

 Additional knowledge and experience not required, but desirable in a candidate include:

  • Electrical experience
  • Landscaping experience (skills over and above maintenance, including planting and yard design)
  • Plumbing experience (advanced above basic tasks)
  • HVAC experience
  • Locksmith experience
  • Carpentry experience

 Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Persons applying for the position should:

  • Affirm the Nicene Creed and the CCCU’s employee handbook, have a strong appreciation for Christ-centered higher education, and believe in the Christian mission and purpose of the CCCU
  • Have exceptional interpersonal communication skills
  • Have a desire to take initiative and ownership of their work. Tasks will be assigned by supervisor, but an ideal candidate is one who would learn the facilities and be able to identify needs.

 Application should include:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume, as a separate attachment
  • A statement of your Christian faith

Other requirements include:

  • Ability to lift heavy equipment (75 lbs)
  • Access to a car and/or truck is preferred

Application process: 

Applicants should apply online through the posting on and include a cover letter, resume, and a statement of your Christian faith. First preference will be given to applicants who apply before the deadline of June 11, 2018. No paper applications or phone calls please.

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