Associate Vice President for Online Education

Position Description and Responsibilities: Roberts Wesleyan College invites applications for a full-time, 11-month Associate Vice President for Online Education, available January 1, 2020. The Associate Vice President for Online Education will provide academic leadership for the online initiatives at the College. The AVP is responsible for building a high quality, robust and growing online program, transitioning current online programs to utilize best practices in online education, and working with academic departments to develop and implement new programs that meet the needs of today’s adult students while working to ensure all programs, academic policies, and implementation processes meet institutional goals, accreditation standards, financial aid compliance, and state authorization requirements


  • Master’s degree in Education or related field required
  • Five years experience in the administration of non-traditional programs, including online programs, in a college or university and/or experience growing either a for-profit or nonprofit organization
  • Minimum of five years experience leading a team in administrative roles with progressively increased responsibility required
  • Proven track record in strategic planning and academic improvement
  • Demonstrated collaborative leadership style and ability to effectively work with colleagues to accomplish goals
  • Demonstrated ability to apply creative, innovative thinking in problem-solving
  • Aptitude and confidence in data-driven decision making
  • Demonstrated commitment to and leadership in education
  • Highly effective team building and conflict management skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to integrate Christian worldview into classroom instruction
  • Knowledge and experience with technology, including computer desktop applications
  • Experience teaching in a traditional higher education setting helpful

Application Process:  Review of applications will begin immediately and applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled. A completed Application for Faculty Position is required (available at Applicants should send the completed application, a letter of interest, and a resume or CV to:

Kristen Brown, AVP for Online Education
Roberts Wesleyan College
2301 Westside Drive
Rochester, NY 14624-1997

For electronic submission of application materials, further information, or a detailed job description, please contact Prof. Brown at or 585.594.6803

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