Vice President for Business Services

Institution Name: 
Gateway Seminary
Start Date: 
05/01/2021 (Summer 2021)

Summary: This position is the senior business administrator for Gateway Seminary and Chief Financial Officer; 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 Baptist Faith and Message without qualification or reservation.
  • Education and certifications demonstrating appreciation for academic training and providing knowledge base for the position. MBA or CPA preferred.
  • Demonstrated expertise in financial oversight including institutional accounting, investing, and budget management.
  • In addition to finance, has a working knowledge of the following administrative areas: human resources, information technology, and facility management.
  • Proven capacity for senior-level executive leadership and capacity for broad oversight of a significant range of responsibilities.
  • Familiarity with legal issues regarding higher education and accreditation procedures and policies.
  • 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.
  • 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