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Facilities Manager

Tyndale Theological Seminary
Posted: 06/22/2024
Salary/Range: €6700 per month (which must be raised through donations)
Location
Badhoevedorp, The Netherlands (near Amsterdam)
Description:

Please note: This position is to be filled by a missionary. All donations for the position will be collected through the applicant’s mission agency and the money then sent to Tyndale to pay the missionary as an employee of the school. This is required for the visa.

Position Summary:  

The Facilities Manager is a full-time position and is responsible for overseeing the condition of the physical plant, rented housing and seminary vehicles. The position also oversees:

(1) student Community Duties;

(2) all housing requests and scheduling;

(3) transportation needs of the seminary;

(4) logistical preparations for on-campus events; and

(5) relationships with outside vendors pertaining to Tyndale’s physical plant and seminary vehicles.

Supervision Received:         Vice President of Operations and Administration

Supervision Exercised:        Staff Supervisors for Community Duties

Students in their Community Duties

 

Liaise:                                     Dean of Students

Responsibilities:

  1. Maintenance of Facilities

 

  • To oversee repair, cleaning and maintenance of the physical plant (including appliances), gardens and grounds
  • To coordinate planned and emergency maintenance for Chatlos Hall and the dormitory
  • To monitor and ensure all building security
  • To maintain all seminary vehicles
  • To liaise with all outside vendors, contractors and others who bid to conduct work on the seminary facilities and seminary vehicles
  • To keep the Vice-President of Operations and Administration updated on progress and needs.
  • To document maintenance to the seminary buildings
  • In consultation with the Vice President of Operations and Administration, establish maintenance contracts as needed. Such agreements will not extend beyond two years, but may be renewed.

 

  1. Health and Safety
  • To ensure a healthy and safe environment according to Dutch requirements
  • To perform reviews of the fire detection, evacuation system and other fire installations as required by law
  • To perform quarterly reviews on the water supply system for Legionella-prevention
  • To plan and execute safety drills and training, normally each fall and spring and at new student orientation
  • To document maintenance items, drills and training, alarms and hazards
  • To keep the President and Vice President of Operations and Administration updated on any unusual occurrences and needs

 

  1. Student Community Duties
    • Develop a strategy for effective community duties at the seminary, including efficient use of student resources in various areas, including the dormitory, kitchen and dining area, Chatlos Hall and the seminary grounds
    • To annually appoint Community Duty Supervisors over the four main areas of Community Duties
    • Selects, encourages and promotes leadership among the student department heads
    • Produce community duty schedules
    • Edit and update the Community Life section of the Student Handbook as required

 

  1. General
    • To recommend yearly budgetary figures for maintenance, health and safety and student community duties
    • To obtain annual budgetary goals set by the Tyndale Board of Directors
    • To draft semi-annual reports for the Tyndale board of directors.

Other Duties:

  • To conduct student room inspections (with the assistance of the Dean of Men and Dean of Women as required)
  • Coordinate as needed Schiphol Airport transportation
  • Assist as needed with new student orientation

 

Desirable Knowledge, Abilities and Skills

  • Conversational Dutch and English language abilities
  • Knowledge and experience in serving in and through a local church, academic institution or NGO
  • Good communication and interpersonal skill
  • Commitment to quality service and follow-through
  • Basic computer skills
  • General mechanical aptitude
  • Experience with general building, apartment and other maintenance oversight

Qualifications:

  • Administrative experience in church, parachurch, NGO or educational setting
  • MBO certificate or equivalent
  • BHV First Aid Course
  • Weveko fire detection installation course (as needed)
  • Agreement with Tyndale’s Statement of Faith and a commitment to the local church and a lifestyle of faith

Training Provided by TTS:

  • General Orientation
  • Student Handbook Overview
  • Quality Manual Overview

 

Files or Databases Overseen by Facilities Manager:

  • Develop and maintain a file of all relevant names, organization representatives, phone and email contact information for entities doing business with Tyndale
To Apply: Janice Dahl at jmdahl@tyndale-europe.edu