Job Title: Vice President for Academic Services

Institution Name: 
Gateway Seminary
Start Date: 

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:

  • Affirmation of the BFM2000 without qualification or reservation.
  • Proven capacity for senior-level administrative leadership and facilitating the faculty in their shared governance of the seminary.
  • Sufficient academic publications to demonstrate commitment to scholarship.
  • Awareness of SBC denominational diversity and organizational functions.
  • Adequate emotional and spiritual maturity for working in a complex environment.
  • Capable of working in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment in the western United States.
  • Capable of articulating an educational philosophy appropriate to graduate theological education and consistent with the mission of the seminary
  • Commitment to educational approaches for adult learners using varied educational modalities with a balanced curriculum of foundational and vocational courses.
  • Familiar with graduate accreditation standards, expectations, and processes.
  • Personal spiritual commitments reflected in devotional practices, financial stewardship, marriage/family health, church participation, and missional living.
Contact Name: 
Jennifer Palmer
Contact Email Address: 
Contact Phone Number: 
Address Line 1: 
Gateway Seminary
Address Line 2: 
3210 E. Guasti Road
City State Zip/Postal Code: 
Ontario, CA 91761