Warner Pacific College — Dean of Business

Warner Pacific College’s Mission: Warner Pacific is a Christ-centered, urban, liberal arts College dedicated to providing students from diverse backgrounds with an education that prepares them to engage actively in a constantly changing world. Our hiring practices reflect our missional commitment to being a Christ-centered institution.

Warner Pacific College’s Commitment to Diversity: Warner Pacific College is committed to hiring staff and faculty with an intentionality that demonstrates the importance of having an employee community that reflects the racial and ethnic diversity of the students we serve. Persons of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

Summary Description: The Dean of Business reports to the Academic Vice President and is responsible for state approval and administration of the business programs at Warner Pacific College. The Dean holds academic rank as an Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor.

Essential Functions:
The successful candidate must present strong evidence of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for the position, which include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide innovative, strategic, and collaborative leadership of the undergraduate/graduate business programs.
  • Keep current on developments and research in business/technology education and facilitate relevant trainings for faculty.
  • Engage faculty in continuous program evaluation to measure and increase effectiveness.
  • Develop continually improve and maintain a system of assessment of student progress.
  • Facilitate student information needs, respond to student issues, and take appropriate corrective actions.
  • Oversee compliance with all requirements of the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education and other accrediting agencies.
  • Represent Warner Pacific College business programs at professional association meetings.
  • Supervise department staff.
  • Develop and maintain partnerships with business in the metro area specifically giving attention to diverse business and entrepreneurial contacts and companies.
  • Conduct empirical research related to business.
  • Work collegially with faculty, staff and students.
  • Understand and positively promote the college’s mission, core themes, vision and values.
  • Teach courses related to business, advise and supervise faculty, and teach other courses within areas of expertise, to include any of the following:
    • Social Entrepreneurship
    • Finance and Accounting
    • Organization and Leadership
    • Health Care Administration
    • Other areas of exceptional expertise capable of contributing to the growth and development of Warner Pacific’s program.
  • Adhere to College policies and procedures.
  • Participate in Warner Pacific College professional development opportunities.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to a Christian liberal arts education by upholding the mission of the College and abiding by the Employment Standards and Lifestyle Agreement.
  • Be inclusive and sensitive in terms of human relations and human differences, in regard to areas of national origin, ethnicity, culture, gender, and disabilities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Doctorate in business or related field.
  • College teaching experience.
  • Minimum of 3 years teaching in higher education.
  • Administrative experience in higher education
  • Familiarity with state regulations, reporting, and operations.
  • Experience working with diverse populations.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience at an IACBE, ACBSP, or AACSB accredited institution.
  • Experience in preparing a national accreditation application.
  • Familiarity with DATATEL integrated resource management system.
  • Record of a research agenda related to critical issues in business.
  • Record of building productive relationships with business leaders and community partners.
  • Ability to teach effectively and mentor adult learners as well as traditional students.
  • Service in positions of leadership in professional organizations.
  • Experience in grant writing and administration.

Warner Pacific is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and a multicultural learning environment. We, therefore, encourage inquiries from candidates who will enrich and contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of our college. Warner Pacific College is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks a diverse workforce of committed Christians from all racial, ethnic, and socio-economic backgrounds

To Apply:
In order to be considered an applicant for this position, please complete our online employment application at www.warnerpacific.edu/jobs. Click “Apply Now” to complete the online application, and submit the following:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter with names/contact information for three professional references
  • Response to the posted essay questions, if applicable.