Vice President of Traditional Undergraduate Business Unit

Location
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Sep 04, 2020
Position Type
Executive, Other Executive
Employment Level
Executive
Employment Type
Full Time

 

Position:              Vice President of Traditional Undergraduate Business Unit

Department:      President’s Leadership Team

Reports to:          President 

Job Summary:  This position exists for the purpose of providing leadership and management of traditional undergraduate programs in a student-focused, entrepreneurial, financially viable way, under the direction of the President.

 

DIMENSIONS OF THE POSITIONGENERAL

Institutional Context - An understanding of Lancaster Bible College and its place in the non-profit educational world.

  • An understanding of the forces and dynamics involving higher education and a more specific understanding of Biblical higher education.
  • A dedication to the mission of Lancaster Bible College | Capital Seminary & Graduate School.
  • An awareness of the operation and philosophy of Lancaster Bible College | Capital Seminary & Graduation School.
  • An understanding of the organizational structure of Lancaster Bible College | Capital Seminary & Graduation School College and its various departments, sites, and educational delivery methods 

Personal Qualities - This is a description of the background of a candidate who is prepared to lead at this level of responsibility.

  • Proactive – able to anticipate the changing dynamics and emerging opportunities in Biblical higher education.
  • Growth oriented – desiring to grow, develop, and mature, both spiritually and professionally.
  • Developmental – able to inspire, lead and develop employees, both spiritually and professionally.
  • Professional – able to create a professional Christian atmosphere in internal and external relationships and to present a professional appearance.
  • Team oriented – cooperative and willing to serve as a collaborative leader and as a member of a cohesive senior leadership team.
  • Decisive – able to make and implement difficult decisions in a complex environment.
  • Trustworthy – able to handle highly confidential matters in a professional and God-honoring manner.
  • Relational – gifted with strong interpersonal skills, emotional intelligence, and cultural intelligence.
  • Leader-follower – aligned with the President in intent and deed.
  • Positive – builds confidence, reflects well on the President, lifts people in prayer.

Spiritual Qualities – these qualities demonstrate a desire to grow in grace and in the knowledge of Christ.

  • Personal Relationship – an identifiable salvation experience.
  • Growth – a pattern of spiritual development characterized by prayer, Bible study, and regular attendance at a local church or involvement in church ministry.
  • Ministry – a commitment to ministry and encouragement of others toward the same.

DIMENSIONS OF THE POSITIONSPECIFIC

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Supervise and develop staff in accordance with LBC|Capital policy.
  • Maintain a profitable operation by managing the budget and staff
  • Build a thriving and growing student enrollment.

Education and Experience: 

  • Master’s degree (mandatory, doctorate preferred) in Education, Business, or related fields of study
  • Leadership experience in a Christian higher education environment or a Christian organization
  • Academic teaching experience at the undergraduate level (mandatory, master’s or doctorate level preferred)

Duties/Responsibilities:

Leadership

  • Lead and expand the mission and vision of the Traditional Undergraduate business unit to continue developing a premier, mission--focused, nationally recognized institution.
  • Provide effective and efficient administration as demonstrated by growing student enrollment and sustainable profitability.
  • Create an operational culture characterized by honesty, transparency, integrity, and love.

Ensure the staff composition reflect the Kingdom of God.

Management: 

  • Manage the daily operations and revenue generation of the unit ensuring its continual growth.
  • Lead, guide, direct, and evaluate the work of direct reports.

Finance:

  • Oversee the budget planning and monthly performance of the business unit against its forecast.
  • Evaluate the success of the business unit in achieving its goals and formulate plans to correct any issues if the unit is not achieving them.

Growth: 

  • Meet recruitment goals by recruiting students locally, regionally, nationally and internationally, with special emphasis on the Lancaster, Harrisburg, and Philadelphia markets.
  • Meet regularly with Marketing to assess the effectiveness of the business unit’s Marketing plan against its enrollment goals.
  • Identify and develop strategic partnerships, both locally and nationally, that further the mission and vision of the traditional undergraduate program. l.
  • Maintain awareness of peer and aspirant institutions, expansion opportunities, customers, markets, and new market sector developments and standards.

Student experience: 

  • Work in collaboration with the Provost office to ensure high-quality accreditation, and regulatory standards are being met across the business unit’s current and future locations.
  • Continually evaluate and work with direct reports and other functional areas to improve the student experience.
  • Ensure the student body composition reflects or is moving towards reflecting the diversity of God’s Kingdom.
  • Work in collaboration with the Director of Athletics to ensure integration of the student athlete experience in the decision making of the broader traditional undergraduate experience on campus.
  • Develop and ensure the delivery of high quality, “destination” traditional student experience consistent with the LBC|Capital mission and vision.

 

A Curriculum Vitae, Resume, letter of interest and a 1-2 page spiritual testimony may be submitted to peopleandculture@lbc.edu

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