Facilities Assistant

Facilities Assistant

Job #32
Category: Facilities

Position Title: Facilities Assistant
Reporting Department: Facilities and Grounds Department
Reporting Supervisor: Facilities Supervisor
Location: Minnetrista
Length of Appointment: Year Around
Status: Non-exempt – Part Time


Ensures campus is kept clean and welcoming to visitors and staff.  Provides set-up, flip and tear-down for all institutional activities.


  • 1 to 2 years of custodial experience
  • Must have strong attention to detail
  • Can work alone or in a group setting
  • Can work well with others regardless of age or background
  • Must have a very good sense of urgency and priority
  • Must be self-motivated and able to follow directions accurately
  • Heavy lifting of up to 75 lbs.
  • Additional physical requirements are standing, climbing stairs for extended periods of time on any work day
  • General maintenance will require pushing, pulling, carrying, grasping, reaching, stooping, crawling and crouching
  • Must be able to work with a seven-day work schedule with various hours
  • Must be able and willing to operate a manual transmission vehicle

To be happy and successful in this position, an individual must be personally aligned with Minnetrista’s cultural values and visitor-centric focus. S/he should be able to ensure effective working relationships by cultivating and maintaining professional credibility with all staff, administration, and volunteers.  The individual should demonstrate maturity, sound judgement, a good sense of humor, and be energized by working collaboratively with peers and colleagues throughout the organization and community.


Minnetrista’s culture is team-oriented and collaborative. To that end, all positions include the following three performance standards:

  • Your first priority and responsibility is to achieve the organization’s purpose. In other words, you in particular are responsible for everything –vision, values, mission, goals and strategies.
  • Your second priority and responsibility is to help others achieve the organization’s purpose.
  • Your third priority and responsibility is to carry out your job function.


  • Ensures buildings are kept in a high standard of cleanliness
  • Timely and accurate completion of set-ups, flips, and tear-downs
  • Set-up and troubleshooting of A/V equipment
  • Assist staff from all departments in the moving of oversized items
  • Secures and alarms buildings upon closure
  • May be temporarily assigned to assist during daytime hours


Work is both indoors and outdoors. Will need travel between buildings in all weather conditions. Primarily works during evenings and weekends.

A valid driver’s license is required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Apply Online

Or mail your cover letter and resume to:


Attn: Human Resources Manager

1200 N. Minnetrista Pkwy.

Muncie, IN 47303-2925

*If you encounter an issue while applying online please email jjoseph@minnetrista.net

Resumes with cover letters will receive additional consideration – our jobs require writing, so a cover letter is a good way to “show what you know and how it applies to the posted position.”