Office of Facilities Management

Our Mission

The Facilities Management Department serves as the central administration for structural systems and operations of The Jewish Theological Seminary. Its purpose is to maintain the condition of the physical structure of the institution and those who embody it by providing services that support the utility and function of a safe atmosphere that is conducive to religious teachings, academic achievement, community practices, and the overall collegiate experience.

The Departments

The Office of Facilities Management is comprised of various departments including: Security, Facilities/Maintenance, Purchasing, New Media, Mailroom, Receiving, Duplicating, Switchboard, Telecommunications, Space Planning, Construction, and Green Sustainability.

What We Do

The Office of Facilities Management orchestrates the day-to- day operations for the institution in keeping it safe, clean, and operational. The Facilities team specializes in guestroom and event room bookings, staff telephone concerns and installations, fax machine inquiries, work orders, building maintenance, key requests, senior sermon room arrangements, and staff concerns.

Located in Unterberg 103, all inquiries can be made in person between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Monday - Thursday. If you prefer, you may also contact the Facilities Management Office at (212) 678-8095, via email at or via interoffice mail (Box 135). We also have a twenty-four hour drop box outside of Unterberg 103.

Important Forms and Requests

Please use the following links to make requests regarding work orders, room requests or new media requests:

Emergency Information Guide

The Office of Facilities Management has prepared the Emergency Information Guide for all faculty, students, and staff in the event of an emergency. Please familiarize yourself with the guide, which includes information on evacuation procedures and Security Information.

To download the Emergency Information Guide, please visit Blackboard and login using your JTS account details.

Security at JTS is always available at (212) 678-8087 and ext. 8087 from an internal line.

Emergencies Only Dial 8888