POSTING DATE: January 21, 2014

Wayland Baptist University - Anchorage Campus

SCHOOL: JBER/Ft. Richardson Site

Assistant Executive Director/Campus Dean


The Site Coordinator oversees all academic, administrative personnel, and fiscal operations related to the teaching site.


1. Oversees daily operations at the respective campus location.

2. Works with Executive Director/Campus Dean in developing an annual budget for the site.

3. For the Ft. Richardson Site, the Site Coordinator oversees and works with GoArmyEd & CTAM and coordinates as needed with Elmendorf AFB under the Joint Base Elmendorf-Ft. Richardson (JBER) construct.

4. Liaison with respective Education Service Officers or equivalent relevant to the teaching site.

5. Supervises the academic and administrative staff on site.

6. Schedules employees’ work hours.

7. Oversees academic advising for the site.

8. Oversees publicity and promotion of WBU’s program relevant to the teaching site.

9. Establishes and maintains an open line of communication while ensuring an appropriate exchange with academic and administrative offices at the Plainview Campus.

10. Assists with and participate in graduation ceremonies held twice annually at the Parkside (Anchorage) location and annually at FRA.

11. Provides oversight for support of faculty who are teaching on site.

12. Coordinates classrooms with the Education Office if applicable.

13. Recruits students at military and school fairs.

14. Produces results in a dynamic work environment.

15. Formulates or implements policies in support of operations at the location.

16. Conducts major assignments assigned by the Assistant or Executive Director/Campus Dean.

17. Provides expert advice to the Assistant and Campus Dean and to Administration related to the location.

18. Resolves problems as they arise, or recommends solutions and provides assistance with problem resolutions as needed.

19. Attends Eagle River Chamber of Commerce monthly (lunch) meetings when work schedule allows, (represent Christ and Wayland Baptist University as a member of the Chamber).

The above statements are not a complete list of all responsibilities and duties performed by employees in this job.  Employee may perform other related duties as assigned by the Assistant Executive Director/Campus Dean.

QUALIFICATIONS: A commitment of Christian Higher education and in agreement with the purposes and philosophy of Christian higher education as promoted by the Baptist General Convention of Texas in general and Wayland Baptist University in particular.
Education, Certification and Licence:

1.  Master’s Degree in ­business, counseling, education, or related field is preferred.

2.  Bachelor Degree required.

Experience & Knowledge:

1. Previous experience as an academic advisor at Wayland Baptist University or comparable institution.

2. Administrative experience in a customer service setting.

3. Experience working with GoArmyEd, VA, GI Bill, Financial Aid, MyCAA etc.

Skills & Abilities:

1.  Must possess excellent customer service skills.

2.  Possesses strong administrative skills.

3.  Ability to juggle multiple tasks is essential.

4.  Demonstrated commitment to the mission of the university is a must. 

5.  Must possess good PC skills and experience in MS Office suite including Word, Excel, Access,  and PowerPoint.

6.  Communication skills -Must possess good verbal and written skills as well as good listening skills.

7.  Organizational skills - Must be detail-oriented and have good organizational skills.

8.  Ability to understand and interpret personnel policies and procedures.

9.  Ability to prioritize; is flexible; and is available to work extended hours as needed.

10.  Ability to follow directions and work cooperatively with others.

Additional Requirements:

Must have no delinquent or defaulted Student Loans.  A credit check may be conducted to insure the requirement is met.

THE UNIVERSITY: Wayland Baptist University is a four-year liberal arts university. The institution is affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. The Wayland Baptist University System is comprised of the Plainview campus, which is predominately a residential campus, twelve external campuses, and the Virtual Campus offering courses in a broad range of academic areas.

Applications may be submitted online or you may download it from the top of this web page by clicking on Application for Employment.

Interested individuals MUST submit the following information:

1. Letter of Interest

2. Completed University Application of Employment with Faith Statement (Link to Application Below)

3. Current Resume

4. List of Current References

Please send this information to:

Dr. Eric Ash, Executive Director/Campus Dean Wayland Baptist University - Anchorage Campus

7801 E. 32nd Ave.,
Anchorage AK  99504
Phone: (907) 333-2277
Fax: (907) 337-8122



Position will remain open until filled.

Wayland Baptist University does not illegally discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, or genetic information. Under federal law, the university may discriminate on the basis of religion in order to fulfill its mission and purposes.