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Job Posting: President of Mid-South Christian College

Position: President

Location: 4540 Knight Arnold Rd., Memphis, TN 38118

Application Deadline: April 30, 2024

 

Mid-South Christian College, a small but dynamic Bible college located in Memphis, TN, is seeking a dedicated and visionary individual to serve as its President. This pivotal role is not just about leadership; it's about embodying the mission and purpose that have been the college’s cornerstone. With a bilingual program of studies in English and

Spanish, we are committed to providing an inclusive and diverse educational environment.

 

About Mid-South Christian College

Mid-South Christian College, an institution of Biblical higher education affiliated with the Independent Christian Churches / Churches of Christ, is dedicated to offering quality Christian education in both English and Spanish, serving a diverse community of students. Our faculty and staff are deeply committed to the college's mission, despite

operating on a modest budget supported by individual and church donors. As our current President, Larry Griffin, transitions out of the position of president to focus more on donor relations, we are in search of a new leader who shares our commitment and vision.

 

Job Summary:

The President acts as the chief executive officer and the administrative head of the college under the guidance of the Board of Trustees. This role is the primary liaison between the professional staff and the Board, responsible for implementing policies, managing the college's administrative organization, overseeing financial operations, and representing the college both locally and nationally.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Model authentic Christian living and servant leadership.

  • Work closely with the Board of Trustees to implement policies, advise on policy development, and ensure effective communication.

  • Create and manage the administrative organization, ensuring effective college operations.

  • Oversee financial operations, including budget preparation and implementation.

  • Lead the academic mission, recommending instructional programs and improving educational services.

  • Represent the college among constituents and outside organizations, ensuring accuracy in all required reports.

 

Qualifications:

  • A heart for Christian education and a commitment to the mission of Mid-South Christian College.

  • Active membership in a Restoration Movement church (Independent Christian Church / Church of Christ).

  • Preferably bilingual in English and Spanish to support our diverse student body.

  • Demonstrated leadership experience in an educational or non-profit setting.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to work effectively with a Board of Trustees.

  • A visionary leader with a track record of effective team management and organizational development.

 

How to Apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit a cover letter, resume, and statement of faith, outlining their suitability for the role, commitment to Christian education, and how they plan to lead Mid-South Christian College towards its mission. Applications should be sent to applications@midsouthchristian.edu on or before April 30, 2024.

 

Mid-South Christian College is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Preference will be given to candidates who are bilingual in English and Spanish.

Be a part of our future at Mid-South Christian College. Apply today!
 

Job Posting: Academic Dean at Mid-South Christian College

Position: Academic Dean

Location: 4540 Knight Arnold Rd., Memphis, TN 38118

Application Deadline: April 15, 2024

 

Mid-South Christian College, a committed and vibrant Bible college in Memphis, TN, is seeking a dynamic and experienced individual to fill the position of Academic Dean. This role is pivotal in shaping the academic direction and educational quality of the college, ensuring that our bilingual (English and Spanish) programs reflect our mission and meet the needs of our diverse student body.

 

About Mid-South Christian College

We are a small, faith-based institution with a big heart, dedicated to providing quality Christian education in both English and Spanish. Mid-South Christian College is an institution of Biblical higher education affiliated with the Independent Christian Churches/Churches of Christ. Our faculty and staff are deeply devoted to our mission, despite operating on a modest budget. As we prepare for the retirement of our current Academic Dean, Robert Griffin, we are looking for someone who shares our commitment to faith, education, and diversity.

 

Job Summary:

The Academic Dean will play a crucial role in leading the academic programs of the college. They will be responsible for curriculum development, faculty supervision, academic planning, and ensuring compliance with legal and accreditation standards. The successful candidate will be a key player in maintaining the college's commitment to its mission through all academic activities.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Ensure the college's academic programs align with its mission.

  • Lead and manage the day-to-day academic operations.

  • Supervise and support faculty, including recommendations for hiring and retention.

  • Develop and implement curriculum and instructional strategies.

  • Coordinate academic scheduling, registration, and student academic progress.

  • Oversee faculty development and professional growth initiatives.

  • Maintain up-to-date records in compliance with regulatory and accreditation bodies.

  • Supervise the production of the Academic Catalog and the planning of Commencement Exercises.

 

Qualifications:

  • A Master’s degree (Doctorate preferred) in Theology, Ministry, Educational Philosophy, or a related field.

  • Experience in higher education, with significant classroom experience preferred.

  • Active membership in a Restoration Movement church (Independent Christian Church/Church of Christ).

  • Demonstrated ability to supervise and mentor faculty and staff.

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish to effectively support our diverse community.

  • Strong leadership, organizational, and communication skills.

 

How to Apply:

Qualified candidates are invited to submit a cover letter, resume, and a statement of educational philosophy. Your application should highlight your experience in higher education, leadership capabilities, and your commitment to Christian education. Applications should be submitted to larrygriffin@midsouthchristian.edu by April 15, 2024.

 

Mid-South Christian College is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply. Join us in our mission to provide an inclusive and high-quality Christian education.

 

Be a part of our future at Mid-South Christian College. Apply today!
 
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