Reporting to the college president, this executive will provide leadership for all elements of enrollment for the School for Adult and Graduate Studies (AGS), with an emphasis on efforts to increase enrollment. The Vice President for AGS will provide consultative leadership to academic affairs, marketing, and finance on program growth, expansion, and management. This leader will also provide counsel to the president and guide staff and colleagues toward achievement of annual goals toward the successful accomplishment of Montreat College’s vision.
The candidate will demonstrate progressively increasing responsibility and success in enrollment growth in adult and graduate education. The candidate will also possess a clear ability to articulate the essentials of a Christian liberal arts education and how it relates to adult education. This person must have the necessary leadership and marketing skills to ensure the success of a results-oriented and energetic AGS environment.
Other qualifications include:
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Excellent written and verbal communications abilities, including demonstrated ability to make effective oral and written presentations and the capacity to grasp and communicate vision to a broad spectrum of constituencies.
Critical thinking skills and ability to communicate in an articulate and persuasive manner.
Strong organizational, management, and supervisory skills.
The ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects in a fast-paced, data-driven environment.
Proven track record in delivering results congruent with objectives.
Develop and execute a sustainable strategic plan that reflects an understanding of the relevant markets, industry trends, and best practices by collecting and analyzing market data and collaborating with college leadership on the best use of available resources.
Direct the implementation of best practices, methodologies, and procedures that improve performance and promote growth.
In collaboration with all stakeholders, insure the creation and implementation of marketing plans for individual academic programs.
Engage and collaborate with executive leadership, deans, faculty, and staff to develop and implement appropriate policies, procedures and processes that ensure effective integration of operations and successful program administration.
Implement both on-campus and digital-based business models in collaboration with executive leadership of the college.
Manage the AGS budget and provide recommendations for multi-year budget planning.
Exercise, as needed, the knowledge of a broad range of relevant multi-user technology platforms, applications, and/or equipment.
Maintain updated knowledge of current and developing information technology capacity requirements to support operational needs and directions that will aptly support the college’s program offerings.
Organize, prioritize, and schedule work assignments within the various departments using outstanding interpersonal and management skills.
Provide leadership to the AGS team.
Represent the college at events on and off campus.
Other duties as assigned.
Applications will be accepted until the time that this Vice President is appointed. Applicants must submit an application, a letter of interest, a personal statement of Christian faith, and a resume to:
Montreat College is a Christian liberal arts college accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to offer masters, bachelors, and associates degrees. The main campus is located in the Blue Ridge Mountains fifteen miles east of Asheville, North Carolina, a region recognized as one of the most attractive living environments in the United States. Satellite campuses in Asheville, Charlotte, and other sites supplement the main campus. The College is committed to Christ-centered teaching and learning and is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities.
About Montreat College
Montreat College is a Christian liberal arts college accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to offer master's, bachelor's, and associate's degrees. The main campus is located in the Blue Ridge Mountains fifteen miles east of Asheville, North Carolina, a region recognized as one of the most attractive living environments in the United States. Satellite campuses in Asheville, Charlotte, and other sites supplement the main campus. The College is committed to Christ-centered teaching and learning, and is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities.