Vice President of Traditional Undergraduate Business Unit

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

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should submit the following: cover letter; resume; and spiritual testimony to Human Resources. Please put the position you are applying for in the subject line of the email.

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