The 伯特利宝博体育 Board of Trustees announces the search for the next President of 伯特利宝博体育. 在博士成功的基础上. 沃尔特·巴特勒, who plans to retire from his role as President of 伯特利宝博体育 on December 31, 2023, the Board seeks an experienced Christian leader who will lead Bethel into the future.
伯特利宝博体育 was founded in 1842 by the Cumberland Presbyterian Church. 今天, 它是该教派唯一的宝博体育, and its rich heritage of training preachers and teachers has grown to also include numerous programs in the liberal arts, 业务, 刑事司法, 和医疗. 位于麦肯齐农村, 田纳西州, Bethel is one of the largest employers in Carroll County and serves as a hub for performing arts, 体育运动, 以及周边社区的教育. 伯特利宝博体育 continues its close relationship with the Cumberland Presbyterian Church through a Covenant Agreement that is reviewed and renewed every five years at the General Assembly of the denomination.
The mission of 伯特利宝博体育 is to offer an accessible education, 无论是亲自还是通过技术手段, 敬多元化的学习社区. The mission encompasses the goal of offering the opportunity to each individual to develop to the highest potential intellectually, 精神上, and socially in an environment that fosters Christian ideals of reverent spirituality with respect and inclusion of all members of the community.
伯特利宝博体育 is accredited by the Southern Association of 宝博体育 and Schools Commission on 宝博体育 to award associate, 本科, 还有硕士学位. The University was recently named one of the top colleges in America by Money Magazine and has enjoyed more than ten consecutive years of balanced budgets.
来自45个州和25个国家的学生称伯特利为家. At Bethel they enjoy a 15:1 student 教师 ratio and can participate in 26 sports teams, 超过15个学生组织, and our celebrated global studies programs while earning a 本科’s or master’s degree in one of 33 majors.
The President shall be the University’s chief executive officer and the chief advisor to and executive agent of the Board of Trustees. 总统负责监督行动, 学术和行政, 在机构内部.
- 领导宝博体育, 执行董事会的所有政策, 随时向董事会通报有关事项, consulting with the Board in a timely manner on matters appropriate to its policy-making and fiduciary functions, 并担任宝博体育的主要发言人.
- Appointing, in consultation with the Board of Trustees, one or more vice presidents and deans.
- Recommending the appointment of the Treasurer of the Board of Trustees.
- Being the official link between the 教师 and 工作人员 and the Board of Trustees and between the students and the Board of Trustees.
- 任命其他管理人员, 教师, 和其他人员, 确定他们的雇佣条件, 并规定他们的职责.
- Presenting an annual budget to the Board of Trustees and such amendments as are appropriate from time to time.
- Reporting to the Board of Trustees on the operation and condition of the University and presenting for consideration of the Board of Trustees, such recommendations as the President deems necessary or expedient for the University’s welfare.
- 授予所有文凭或学位的, along with the chair or vice chair of the Board of Trustees and/or the vice presidents of the respective colleges, 经董事会授权.
- Performing such other reasonable and customary duties and functions as the Board of Trustees may from time to time assign to the President.
具有高等教育经验的博士学位, a sound understanding of various online and in-person learning platforms, 有筹款能力者优先.
The successful candidate will possess many of the following characteristics:
- A strong Christian faith with a high level of integrity, morals, and ethics.
- 对历史的理解和欣赏, 文化, and unique relationship with the Cumberland Presbyterian Church and the Cumberland Presbyterian Church in America.
- A willingness to embrace and commit to Bethel’s distinctive mission and core values to expand the reputation and visibility of the University.
- A proven and progressive record of leadership in a senior administrative role, 最好是在学术环境中.
- Experience in administrative and fiscal planning, budgeting, and financial management.
- Experience in the strategic planning process and delivering performance-based results.
- A proven track record in fundraising, alumni relations, and external relations.
- The ability to acquire resources from a variety of sources, including grant funding.
- A sound understanding of various educational learning platforms and technological needs, 以及新兴的趋势, 问题, 以及高等教育的挑战.
- 获得和管理高级职员的能力, 营造团队建设的环境, 有效地授权，同时对直接下属负责.
- Servant leadership, displaying humility, empathy, and love for people.
- 批判性思维能力, 创造性思维的能力, 对数据分析的理解, and the ability to adapt to change quickly and easily when appropriate.
- A clear and compelling communication style with strong interpersonal skills.
- An understanding of and healthy respect for the value of marketing and communications.
- An approachable and compassionate listener with a genuine respect and concern for the well-being of students.
- 确保招聘的能力, 发展, 保持多元化的师资队伍, 政府, 工作人员, 学生群体.
- A commitment to student success through increased enrollment and graduation rates.
- Experience in the accreditation process to ensure standards are met and reports are filed in a timely and accurate manner.
To apply, candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume or curriculum vitae to firstname.lastname@example.org. 申请截止日期为2023年10月12日. 所有申请材料将被完全保密.
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