Vice President for Academic Services


Website Gateway Seminary

Gateway Seminary in Ontario, California is seeking qualified candidates for the position of:

JOB TITLE: Vice President for Academic Services

REPORTS TO: President                                  

DEPT: Academic Services


EXEMPT: Yes                                                                                                         

TYPE: Regular Full-time

EFFECTIVE: August, 2020

Summary:  This position is the senior academic administrator for Gateway Seminary; includes the role of Academic Dean; reports directly to the President; participates as a member of the President’s Cabinet; relates to the Board of Trustees as requested.

Key Qualities:

  1. Affirmation of the BFM2000 without qualification or reservation.
  2. Proven capacity for senior level administrative leadership and facilitating the faculty in their shared governance of the seminary.
  3. Sufficient academic publications to demonstrate commitment to scholarship.
  4. Awareness of SBC denominational diversity and organizational functions.
  5. Adequate emotional and spiritual maturity for working in a complex environment.
  6. Capable of working in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment in the western United States.
  7. Capable of articulating an educational philosophy appropriate to graduate theological education and consistent with the mission of the seminary
  8. Committed to educational approaches for adult learners using varied educational modalities with a balanced curriculum of foundational and vocational courses.
  9. Familiar with graduate accreditation standards, expectations, and processes.
  10. Personal spiritual commitments reflected in devotional practices, financial stewardship, marriage/family health, church participation, and missional living.

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