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Tyndale Theological Seminary

Facilities Manager

The Facilities Manager 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:‚Äč Vice President of Operations and Administration

Supervision Exercised:‚Äč Staff Supervisors for Community Duties; Students in their Community Duties

Liaise:‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč‚Äč Dean of Students


A) 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.

B) 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

C) 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

D) 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¬†Menand 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


  • 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‚Äôs Statement of Faith and a commitment to the local church and a lifestyle of faith

Minimum Training Provided by TTS

  • ¬†General Orientation

  • Student Handbook Overview

  • Quality¬†Manual¬†Overview

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