Operations Manager

at Prairie College (view profile)
Location Three Hills, Canada
Date Posted January 13, 2022
Category Other
Job Type Full-time


Operations Manager

Hours:                         1.0 FTE

Wage:                          To scale with benefits

Beginning date:         March 1, 2021

Contact:                      Nicolle Ioanidis

Email:                          Please submit your CV to hr@prairie.edu.

Phone:                         403.443.3030


This position exists to support the mission of Prairie to “train and mentor Christians through biblically integrated post-secondary education” by providing hands-on leadership to the operational needs of Prairie College. This includes the physical plant, vehicle fleet, facilities and property of Prairie College.


General responsibilities include but are not limited to those noted below. The description may be adjusted according to the experience, skills and passions of the successful applicant.

  • Oversee and assist with maintenance and renovations at Prairie College campus, airport campus and Davidson apartments including landscaping
  • Managing maintenance personal schedules and responsibilities
  • Assist with annual renewal of facility and vehicle fleet insurance policies
  • Communicate with contractors for quotes and scheduling
  • Maintaining operations budget and approving invoices
  • Annual evaluations of 4C’s with staff
  • Managing vehicle fleet
    • Maintenance, valid driver’s list
    • Fuel cards usage and reports
  • Managing operations inventory
  • Managing facility keys for staff, students and contractors
  • Help with work orders in trade profession
  • Responsibility for fire drills and alarm panel maintenance


  • Active involvement in local church
  • Biblical education is preferred but not required
  • Commitment to Prairie’s mission, vision, doctrinal statement and standards as outlined for all employees in Employee Handbook
  • Certified in a current Trade profession
    • Preference given to Electrician
  • Preferred Fifth Class Power Engineering but willing to train
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Team player. Willing to work with all departments for the mission or Prairie College.
  • Strong organization skills
  • Valid Driver’s license


  • Reports to the Managing Director of Operations.

In accordance with the standards of the government, preference will be given to qualified applicants who hold Canadian citizenship or are a permanent residence of Canada.

Prairie’s goal is to complete as soon as a qualified applicant is found. However, applications will be received until the position has been filled by a qualified person.