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Vice President of Academic Affairs

He reports to, answers to, and is evaluated by the President and ultimately the Board. Duties include planning and overseeing of the annual Awards Banquet, Graduation, and the regular revision and publication of the Curriculum Guide. In the absence of the President, the VPAA conducts corporate business and carries out the duties of the President. Furthermore, the VPAA must be an individual of stature and integrity who adheres to the institution’s “Code of Conduct” and “Doctrinal Statement,” and who maintains a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. The individual must be in complete accord with the goals and objectives of CCCTS and be an able executive motivated by a spirit of servant leadership. He must be an impartial administrator who commands the respect of colleagues, benefactors, and students.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Coordinate the academic and curricular programs including general supervision of program development and the assurance that course syllabi and lesson plans are prepared.
  • Assume general responsibility for the coordination of all phases of the instructional program, including class schedules, teaching assignments, teaching loads, teaching competency, and academic advising.
  • Oversee and coordinate instructional activities of the faculty, including convening the Faculty Organization and the preparing of an agenda for said meetings.
  • Oversee and coordinate the annual faculty evaluation, and supervise faculty policies and procedures, as well as the yearly evaluations of others within his realm of direct supervision as shown on the latest organizational chart.
  • Oversee all assessment, outcomes, and effectiveness studies and work closely with the President in the strategic planning process.
  • Supervise course modification, substitutions, and the fulfillment of degree requirements.
  • Supervise the development and preparation of the academic calendar, and the regular revision and publication of the Catalog.
  • Oversee the work of the Librarian, exercise wide-ranging supervision of the library, and provide general leadership in acquiring the library collection for implementation of the academic program and its accessibility to both students and faculty.
  • Make recommendations regarding the academic portion of the fiscal budget.
  • Approve all textbook selections and work with the bookstore in the ordering of the same.
  • Coordinate the evaluation of the faculty and instructional programs, and serve as an affiliate of all faculty committees.
  • Supervise the Registrar and faculty, and recommend initial appointment and reappointment of the same, or if necessary the termination of the same in consultation and with approval of the President.
  • Assist in preparation of prerequisite qualifications for all instructional and administrative support staff positions connected with the instructional activities.
  • Join and retain active membership in the Academic Conference of Academic Deans.
  • Interface with all regulatory and accreditation agencies, and assist in related institutional assessment, planning, and advancement
  • Is responsible to see that the seminary remains in compliance with all institutional accreditation agencies, as well as organizations (e.g., CHEA), and oversee all self-studies for accreditation and reaffirmation of accreditation with all board approved agencies.
  • Is responsible to see that all accreditation standards and criteria are met, protected, and in compliance at all times.
  • Must stay informed of Federal, State, and local regulation changes and work with the President to evaluate how regulation and accreditation changes may affect the institutions viability.
  • Possess knowledge and skills in effective problem solving and conflict resolutions strategies; effectively supervise, delegate, motivate, schedule, train, and evaluate.
  • Supervise the planning and executing of the annual Graduation Ceremonies including location, program, rental, and distribution of regalia, ordering of diplomas, and the verification that students meet all criteria required of their degree program before graduation.
  • Supervise the planning and executing of the annual Awards Banquet including location, program, ordering of awards, and verification that students have meet criteria for awards.
  • Promote, establish, and development public relations in the church and secular community
  • Perform such other duties as are assigned by the President in order to carry out Board directives.

Education and/or Experience

The VPAA must hold either a PH.D. or Ed.D. from a properly recognized and accredited institution of higher education and a minimum of seven years’ experience in teaching and administration at the post-secondary level. Five plus years’ experience in academic leadership and academic administration; mastering of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint, and Access) and a mastery of the institutional SIS/SAS system mandatory within the initial month of hire.

Other Competencies

  • Must be highly skilled; possess good organizational skills, proficient in problem solving, knowledgeable of Title IX, ADA, and Section 504, and knowledgeable of DOE requirements and Title IV.
  • Must have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ, a clear Christian testimony, and a visible passion for Jesus; compassion for people; actively involved in an evangelical Christian Church; fully embrace the doctrinal positions, mission, purpose and values of CCCTS; and, commits to a lifestyle in keeping with the institution’s “Code of Conduct” and “Doctrinal Statement.”
  • Must have the ability to work in a high stress situation; able to keyboard up to four hours per day; able to stand up to four hour per day and mental capabilities sufficient to oversee a wide range of academic activities.

Application Instructions:
In order to be considered for this position, a candidate who meets job opening qualifications must complete all steps and present a total package containing all of the required items. Candidates for the position of Librarian must email the completed packet attached to an email to: The Subject line should read “Applicate for the Position of _(Job you are applying for)_.” The packet must include the first three items and must be submitted together at the same time.

  • A fully completed Application Form (see link below for fillable Application).
  • A current resume or curriculum vitae.
  • Unofficial transcript of the highest degree earned.
  • Optional: Applicate may attach a digital portfolio.

A resume or curriculum vitae without an accompanying Charlotte Christian College and Theological Seminary Application Form, and other required documents, will not be accepted.

Any potential hire is contingent upon the candidate providing all official postsecondary transcripts including the degree required for the position as required by the job posting qualifications to be mailed directly from the granting institution(s) directly to: Human Resources Department, Charlotte Christian College and Theological Seminary, P.O. Box 790106, Charlotte, NC, 28206-7901. Hand-delivered sealed transcripts will not be considered as official – they must be received directly from the awarding institution(s).

Candidates are personally responsible for any potential travel and/or relocation expenses incurred.




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