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
Affirmation of the BFM2000 without qualification or
Proven capacity for senior-level administrative leadership and
facilitating the faculty in their shared governance of the
Sufficient academic publications to demonstrate commitment to
Awareness of SBC denominational diversity and organizational
Adequate emotional and spiritual maturity for working in a
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
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,
Personal spiritual commitments reflected in devotional
practices, financial stewardship, marriage/family health, church
participation, and missional living.