- St Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary invites applications or nominations for the position of Dean. A vacancy in the deanship occurs as of June 30, 2002. The Seminary is chartered by the Board of Regents of the Department of Education of the State of New York. St. Vladimir’s is a school of theology in the canonical jurisdiction of the Orthodox Church in America and operates under the superintendence and control of its Board of Trustees. The purposes for which the Seminary has been formed are to maintain an institution of higher education for the theological training of candidates for the priesthood in the Orthodox Church in America or any other Church in the Orthodox communion; to provide education in Orthodox theology in its various aspects to properly qualified students in a community reflecting the values of the Orthodox Church; to carry on research in Orthodox theology and related subjects; to promote wider knowledge of Orthodox Christianity; and to grant certificates and diplomas to its graduates. The Seminary numbers more than thirty bishops and 700 priests and deacons among its graduates and is fully accredited by the Association of Theological Schools.
The Dean is the Chief Executive Officer and supervises all spiritual, educational, financial, and legal activities of the Seminary. The Dean represents the Seminary before ecclesiastical, educational, religious, and civil agencies. If the Dean is a bishop or a priest, he will normally serve as rector of the Seminary chapel by appointment of the Seminary President, The Primate of the Orthodox Church in America.
Candidates for the position of Dean of the Seminary will normally possess the qualifications for a tenured position on the seminary faculty and will possess sufficient ability and experience to provide effective spiritual, academic, and administrative leadership.
Deadline for submission of applicants and nominees is August 31, 2001. Correspondence is to be directed to the Chair of the Deanship Search Committee, Protopresbyter Robert Kondratick, OCA Chancellor c/o St Vladimir’s Seminary/575 Scarsdale Road/Crestwood, NY 10707.
Contact: Deborah Belonick, Administrative Secretary of Deanship Search Committee