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President, Christ's College Taipei

Job type: Full-time

Category: Senior/Lead Pastor

Location: Taipei, Post Date: September 27, 2017

Overview

Christ"s College is inviting applications for the position of College President. Christ's College was founded in 1959 by Dr. James R. Graham Ⅲ,a life-long missionary/pastor whose passion was to take the gospel to the Chinese speaking world. Christ's College is a four-year, Christian, Liberal Arts, College based in Taipei, which is ideally located for reaching the Chinese speaking world. In 2012 Christ's College was registered with the Taiwan Ministry of Education making it the first government recognized Christian Liberal Arts college in Taiwan. Christ's College is also internationally accredited by the Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools (TRACS). Currently,the college has three majors which include English, Communications and Music.

Description

The President shall be an engaging leader who understands the role of higher education in expanding the reach of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. He will be able to work with other mission based ministries, both to improve the educational environment at Christ's College and to assure that Christ's College students, faculty and staff support the grander Great Commission in how we live, what we teach, how we teach it and how we engage the world around us. He will also be able to hire and lead staff andfaculty in a way that supports this mission as the chief end of the School.

Eligible candidates shall meet the following requirements:

Must be a faithful disciple who has a passion for spreading and strengthening the gospel of Jesus Christ throughout the Chinese speaking world. A person who is committed to other aspects of the vision and mission of Christ's College Taipei, including both the spiritual and intellectual development of students as well as a commitment to the Philosophy of Christian Liberal Arts Education.

Must also be a person with recognized academic credentials, excellent leadershipability and excellent interpersonal skills. A person with vision for the development/growth of Christ's College Taipei so that it is able to play a much more significant role in the Church's larger mission of expanding the gospel in the Chinese speaking world as well as the ability to inspire the faculty, staff and students to embrace that vision. This should also be a person who is able to build and strengthen the relationship of Christ's College Taipei with churches and society and who is able to work in a bilingual (Chinese and English) institution with local and international networks. Finally, the ideal candidate will be a person who can recruit and manage financial and human resources.

All candidates shall submit the following documents for the President Selection Committee's review: 1. Personal statement of faith,ministry philosophy and affirmation of foundational statements of Christ'sCollege Taipei; 2. A statement of leadership philosophy, including (1)leadership style, (2) perspectives on Christian Liberal Arts Education, and (3)the integration of faith and higher education learning. 3. Academic contributions,awards and honors; 4. At least 3 references of recommendation from your church pastor, former employer, and others.

How to apply

Please submit all applications to Mr. Ken McAlpin at: kenmcalpin@earthlink.net