First Unitarian Society of Ithaca seeks a Sexton

Job Summary:  The Sexton is responsible for the maintenance and cleaning of the church buildings, as well as physical set up for church events. This is a full-time (25 hour/week), year round position and entails working most Sundays.

Job Overview:

First Unitarian Society of Ithaca (FUSIT) is a mid-sized Unitarian Universalist congregation with three buildings: church, parish house, and annex. The Sexton supports the vision and mission of FUSIT by maintaining these spaces, keeping them clean and useful, and communicating maintenance needs. The Sexton is primarily expected to maintain the buildings, keep them secure, and maintain order therein. The Sexton is expected to nurture and strengthen a respectful, inclusive, supportive, and safe environment; truly enjoy maintenance and cleaning; and support FUSIT’s commitment to become an intentionally and actively anti-racist, welcoming congregation. The Sexton collaborates with the Buildings and Grounds Team, the Congregational Administrator, the Minister and staff, and others.

If you are interested, please see the full job description.

To apply, please fill out the Employment Application and submit it to or mail to First Unitarian Society of Ithaca, PO Box 6, Ithaca, NY 14851.