Warner University is seeking a proven, resourceful and forward thinking academic leader to serve as our next Vice President for Academic Affairs/CAO
Position Summary: The Vice President for Academic Affairs provides vision, academic leadership and support for all academic programs and personnel. Additionally, the Vice President of Academic Affairs coordinates, defines and communicates integrated plans for the growth and development of all university academic programming in support of Warner University’s mission, strategic plan and student success goals and outcomes.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide leadership to university department chairs, faculty and academic programs that inspires outstanding academic performance at Warner and professional advancement of the faculty.
Articulate a consistent vision of the value of academic excellence in teaching, research and service guided by a clear understanding of Warner’s mission, vision and core values.
Set visionary goals for the academic areas of the University (short and long term) in cooperation with the President and Cabinet and then successfully meeting those goals.
Oversee budget development, implementation, monitoring and communication for the Academic budget.
Coordinate strategies and initiatives to achieve desired academic efforts in the areas of customer satisfaction, student retention, graduation rates and student progress in collaboration with the President and Cabinet.
Ensure University compliance with state and regional accreditation, regulations and policies.
Represent Warner to diverse communities.
Oversee faculty recruitment and orientation.
Demonstrate a consistent and positive reputation of engaging faculty and students both in and out of the classroom.
Foster a culture of lifelong learning, cooperation and connectivity between academic departments and their graduates.
Other duties as needed.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Demonstrate Warner’s core values and outstanding Christian character in the performance of all duties.
Maintain the confidentiality of information, data and records.
Demonstrate the proper use of tact, diplomacy, discretion and judgment.
Demonstrate strong relationship building and customer service skills.
Demonstrate good organizational and communication skills.
Knowledge of current issues and trends in higher education and the ability to appropriately evaluate and implement current research, best practice and technology-based solutions.
Supportive of Warner’s mission, vision and core values, commitment to a Christian lifestyle, and demonstration of character in keeping with biblical models.
Must have a Ph.D. or Ed.D. and five years of college level teaching experience.
Strong record of success in academic administrative leadership at the college or university level.
Experience leading diverse work teams.
Strong record of successfully leading efforts to improve and strengthen academic program excellence and effectiveness
Proven resourcefulness in setting priorities and allocating resources of both people and systems.
To Apply: Please email the following information to firstname.lastname@example.org (only completed application packets will be considered)
Letter of interest
Full CV or resume
Document outlining your Christian faith journey (tell us your story)
Document outlining your philosophy of teaching with special emphasis on the integration of faith and learning
Three professional letters of reference
Unofficial copies of your transcripts (official transcripts will be required prior to hire)
Warner University is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About Warner University
Warner University’s liberal arts curriculum prepares students to successfully meet the demands of today’s workplace and the challenges of graduate school. Graduates emerge as servant leaders who evaluate issues from a Christian perspective while striving to live out their belief in their communities, churches and homes. The administration, faculty and staff are qualified in their areas of service, and dedicated to the ministry of higher education.
History: Warner University was founded in 1968 by the Church of God, Anderson, Indiana, as a liberal arts co-educational, Christian university. The campus was built on 300 acres donated by Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Holland. The first commencement took place in 1972 with four graduates. Warner’s third President, Dr. David A. Hoag, was inaugurated in the fall of 2016. He is preceded in leadership by only two others; Dr. Gregory V. Hall (1991 – 2016) and Dr. Leroy Fulton (1968 – 1991).
* Degree programs offered on-campus and on-line
* Bachelor degrees offered in more than 30 liberal arts and professional majors
* Specialized accreditation from the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) for Social Work program
* All 11 Te...acher Education Programs are Certified by the State of Florida Department of Education
* Four graduate programs designed for working professionals:
Master of Business Administration with concentrations in Accounting, International Business, and Human Resource
Master of Science in Management
Master of Arts in Education with concentrations in Curriculum & Instruction, Elementary Education, and STEM
(Science, Tech, Engineering & Math)
Master of Ministry