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College of Southern Nevada, Dean of the Engelstad School of Health Sciences (Las Vegas, NV)

College of Southern Nevada, Campus Vice President - North Las Vegas

Dean of Health Sciences

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The College of Southern Nevada seeks applications for the position of the Dean of the Engelstad School of Health Sciences (ESHS). The Dean of Health Sciences reports to the Vice President of Academic Affairs and provides leadership for faculty, directors, department chairs, program leaders, students, and staff within the School. The Dean will oversee the teaching, research, special accreditations, and operational activities of all allied health departments within the Engelstad School of Health Sciences (ESHS). Additionally, the Dean serves as a campus-based member of the Charleston Campus Vice President’s leadership team, assisting with site-based operational needs that involve students, faculty, staff, and the community. The Dean provides budget planning and supervision and actively participates in the hiring, development, evaluation, and promotion of faculty and staff within the Engelstad School of Health Sciences. This academic leader will be responsible and accountable in building budgets for programs and departments within their School, aligning budgets to planning and results, and holding constituents and stakeholders accountable for adherence to budgets. This position ensures that each health sciences program offers a completable schedule of classes each semester, coordinates facility usage with the Campus Vice Presidents, and, in collaboration with the other School Deans and Campus Vice Presidents, oversees and guides enrollment management across the School, college instructional sites, and delivery modalities.

The Dean advises the Vice President of Academic Affairs and the Campus Vice Presidents/Provosts concerning items affecting the division in concert with the college and community (i.e. capital improvements, operating budgets, etc.) to facilitate smooth operations of the division. The Dean works closely with the community and industry advisory boards to assess needs, to initiate and sustain partnerships, and to develop, enhance and promote programs. The Dean represents CSN in the local, state, and national health care community, collaborates with other health care academic leaders across the NSHE – Nevada System of Higher Education colleges and universities, promotes a students-first culture, and seeks to maintain and continuously improve the academic standards of all programs in the School. The Dean is responsible for advancing the College’s mission, implementing College policies, and assuring compliance with all applicable accreditation requirements, education codes, and state/federal laws.

About CSN

The College of Southern Nevada is a comprehensive, multi-campus community college and the largest and most ethnically diverse institution of higher education in the state of Nevada. The college is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and a Minority Serving Institution (MSI) by the U.S. Department of Education. CSN is one of four community colleges within the Nevada System of Higher Education, which also includes two universities, a state college and a research institute.

Founded in 1971, CSN is the largest college in the state, operating in over 50 locations including three main campuses and eight learning centers in Clark County, covering over 8,000 square miles. CSN educates more than 50,000 unique students annually in credit, non-credit and workforce development programs. Three of every four students attend part time, 57 percent are female, and nearly two-thirds are students of color. Accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, CSN offers educational opportunities in more than 70 academic programs featuring more than 180 degrees and certificates (26 degrees and certificates available entirely online), including nine bachelor’s degrees.


The College’s Charleston Campus is located in the city of Las Vegas. The campus is situated on a 76-acre parcel and has 743,000 square feet of academic, student service, and support space. The Charleston campus is home to the Ralph & Betty Engelstad School of Health Sciences, which houses cardio-respiratory sciences, nursing, surgical technology and sonography. Dental assisting and hygiene programs, along with a state-of-the-art veterinary nursing program, are located on this campus alongside general education classrooms and science labs. Executive administration, the CSN Foundation and Human Resources are located on this campus, as well. In addition, a new student union opened in the fall 2019 semester, which includes a food court, meeting rooms, study space, courtyards, student government offices, advising offices, a multicultural center and other student services.

The campus location is home to unique partnerships with Clark County Library District, KNPR, southern Nevada’s public radio station, and City of Las Vegas Fire Station 6 that also serves as a learning laboratory. Located adjacent to Bonanza High School, the Charleston Campus houses CSN High School West, a collaboration with the Clark County School District that ranks among the highest achieving schools in the nation.


The College’s North Las Vegas Campus is located on a 71-acre parcel. The campus has 612,000 square feet of academic, student service, and support space. Unique features of the campus include the only planetarium in Southern Nevada, the Nicholas J. Horn Performing Arts Center, Fine Arts Gallery and the CSN recreation center, home to the women’s volleyball team and the newly formed men’s and women’s basketball teams. In addition, a new student union opened in the fall 2019 semester, which includes a food court, meeting rooms, study space, courtyards, student government offices, advising offices, a multicultural center and other student services.This was CSN’s first campus location in the Las Vegas Valley, established in 1971. Featured academic programs at this campus include automotive technology, hospitality and gaming, early childhood education, information technology and music alongside general education classrooms and science labs. Our student-run restaurant, Russell’s, as well as financial services and print services are located on this campus. The North Las Vegas Campus houses CSN High School East, a collaboration with the Clark County School District that ranks among the highest achieving schools in the nation.


The College’s Henderson Campus is located on 72 acres and includes 218,554 square feet of building space. This campus features a variety of general education courses and specialized classes in fields such as air conditioning, aviation, welding and police training. It is also home to the Southern Desert Regional Police Academy, and the Morse Stadium and Lied Sports Complex, used by CSN’s national championship baseball and softball teams. Solar panel arrays on many of the buildings at this campus showcase CSN’s commitment to green initiatives.

In addition, a new student union opened in the fall 2019 semester, which includes a food court, meeting rooms, study space, courtyards, student government offices, advising offices, a multicultural center and other student services. Construction has begun on a new 73,000-square-foot health and science building that will be operated in partnership with Nevada State College. Classes will begin in this new facility in fall 2021.


Clark County Community College opened its doors to 402 southern Nevada students in August 1971 and enrollment grew rapidly. By the early 1990s more than 20,000 students studied at what was then called the Community College of Southern Nevada. In 2007, the name was changed to the College of Southern Nevada to reflect the addition of niche bachelor’s degrees. Today, CSN serves more than 35,000 students across the Las Vegas Valley each semester. Each of CSN’s campuses in Las Vegas, North Las Vegas and Henderson cover more than 70 acres, with other sites and centers throughout southern Nevada. CSN specializes in two-year degrees, niche bachelor’s degrees and workforce development that lead directly to high-demand careers or transfer to a university. The College has become an economic force within the region, with an estimated $1.1 billion annual impact.


CSN provides a grounded education based on real-world applications for real life. An academic curriculum, diverse programs and hands-on teaching delivery allow students to learn and apply practical solutions for their educational success and personal growth. The College provides excellence in teaching with an innovative, student-centered education through active learning and appropriate technology. The faculty steps outside traditional approaches, consistently demonstrating an adventurous and entrepreneurial spirit while the facilities reflect the College’s commitment to the latest in technology. CSN provides access for all to higher education, regardless of age, race, ethnicity or economic barriers. The College community is a welcoming one for a wide range of students, faculty and staff.

CSN creates opportunities and enriches lives with inclusive learning and working environments that support diversity and student success. Situated in the greater Las Vegas metropolitan area, CSN’s mission ensures the College serves the diverse educational needs of the communities and businesses within the southern Nevada service area.

An Institutional Advisory Council helps link the College to the community it serves and to anticipate regional educational trends. The council, comprised of community and business leaders, provides input on College operations to the College President and state higher education officials.

The College’s Division of Workforce and Economic Development helps meet the training needs of southern Nevada’s workforce and employers. The Division is an entrepreneurial and self-supporting arm of CSN that works with the region’s business and key industry sectors in the assessment, design and implementation of customized curricula and training programs. It also provides services to students, employers, employees and adult learners seeking education opportunities, new skills and career advancement.

CSN is a growing and influential network that enables students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends to advance personally, professionally and intellectually. Its vibrant network of people and programs creates lifelong benefits for all students. As the communities of southern Nevada ontinue to grow in both population and diversity, CSN’s commitment is to remain highly accessible to serve the diverse needs of an increasing population. The selected candidate will discover an environment where professional satisfaction and career achievement are paired with optimal quality of life in a locale with abundant opportunities for work and play. Las Vegas has drawn millions of visitors and trillions of dollars in wealth to southern Nevada, and the economy is on the rise, named the No. 11! “Best City to Start a Business” by Forbes in 2014. Las Vegas is an excellent base camp for outdoor recreation. Popular nearby hiking and rock-climbing spots include Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Red Rock Canyon, the National Conservation Area, Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, and Valley of Fire State Park. Residents enjoy pleasant suburban communities, including the cities of North Las Vegas and Henderson, worldclass restaurants and beautiful parks. Las Vegas features an ultra-reasonable cost of living, with affordable prices on everything from housing to utilities to groceries compared to most major cities across the nation. Thanks to its mild winters and ample sunshine, Las Vegas appeals to a variety of age groups, from retirees to millennials. There are plenty of kid-friendly activities available to keep families busy including Springs Preserve, which offers family-friendly events, in addition to its museum exhibits, botanical gardens, and unique, desert-themed playgrounds. It’s all here for the higher education professional prepared to step up to this key leadership role.

The Dean for the Engelstad School of Health Sciences will oversee three department chairs, several allied health advisors, and more than 100 full-time and part-time faculty and staff. The Engelstad School of Health Sciences offers 26 programs of study, including numerous stackable credentials of value: skills certificates, certificates of achievement, associate degrees, and six bachelor’s degrees. More than 6,000 students have identified health sciences as their area of study, and more than 2,700 students enrolled in health sciences coursework in Fall 2019.The Charleston Campus is the primary home for allied health programs and promotes community engagement as well as hands-on clinical opportunities for our students through its Dental Faculty Practice, Veterinary Nursing Clinic, and Ophthalmic Dispensing Lab, community services over which the dean has oversight.

Additionally, to meet the increasing need for trained health care providers in Southern Nevada, CSN is breaking ground on a joint venture with Nevada State College to construct a state-of-the-art health sciences building at our Henderson Campus. This new facility will allow for programmatic expansion and growth in our allied health and biological sciences, more than doubling our enrollment capacity from, 1600 students to more than 3,500 students in these areas of study. Classes will begin at this 70,000-square-foot facility in Fall 2021, so the new dean will be actively engaged in the launch of this new instructional site. New facilities allow for additional growth as CSN continues to respond to regional and statewide workforce needs. Health Sciences faculty are currently developing the first mortuary science program in Nevada, considering expansion of the Surgical Technician program, which is currently taught between Las Vegas and Reno in partnership with Truckee Meadows Community College, and planning a refresh of a simulation lab at our North Las Vegas Campus to increase instructional capacity. These are efforts that the dean will direct and guide.


  • Collaboratively launch the new Health Sciences Building on the Henderson Campus in partnership with the Dean of Science and Mathematics, the Henderson Campus Vice President/Provost, faculty, and community stakeholders.
  • Provide collegewide leadership and support for program development, assessment, and budgeting.
  • Create and foster relationships with health care industry leaders that support and promote CSN health care programming through such critical elements as clinical placements, internships, grants, faculty recruitment, and job placement.
  • Support the transition from a centralized organization to a multi-campus district model, creating a consistent student experience at each campus; primary campus responsibility is the West Charleston Campus, ensuring a completable schedule of classes and a full array of academic and nonacademic support services.


Required Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree from a regionally accredited college or university in a field cognate to those taught within the Engelstad School of Health Sciences (ESHS), OR a master’s degree consistent with the duties and responsibilities of the position, such as Higher Education Leadership, Educational Leadership, Business Administration, Public Administration or Policy.
  • Minimum five years of full-time teaching experience at the post-secondary education level in a health science discipline currently offered at CSN within the ESHS.
  • Minimum four years full-time administrative and supervisory experience including hiring, developing, and evaluating faculty and staff, OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A doctorate degree from an accredited college and/or university.
  • A degree in nursing or other health science discipline currently offered at CSN within the ESHS from an accredited college and/or university.
  • Experience leading health sciences programs.
  • Experience directing/overseeing a large multi-site community college.
  • Experience with the development, evaluation and expansion of programs and degrees that meet workforce and industry needs and/or lead to seamless transfer.
  • Experience with the development, evaluation and expansion of distance education and/or alternative modes of instructional delivery.
  • Experience with grant writing and management of grant funds.
  • Experience promoting collaboration, diversity, multiculturalism, internationalism and academic accountability in a community college environment in support of the college’s mission, goals, and strategies.
  • Experience in student learning outcomes assessment and data-informed program review and assessment, including budget management.
  • Experience successfully collaborating with stakeholders in creating a positive work and learning environment in support of the college’s mission, goals and strategies.
  • Experience with accreditation of health science programs and compliance with clinical site requirements.
  • Experience working in a collective bargaining environment.

Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesThe successful candidate will have demonstrated experience with curriculum development and revision, promoting a stackable credential model and ensuring alignment with current workforce needs; specialized programmatic accreditation and licensure requirements; assessment of student learning outcomes; and assessment methods that lead to data-driven decision-making for academic programs. The Dean will have experience with dual-credit career and technical programming, creating academic pathways from high school to college and/or the workforce. Additionally, the Dean will be a key player in the launch of the new Health and Sciences Building, slated to open on the Henderson Campus in 2021. The Dean’s role requires high emotional intelligence, consistent and ethical decision making, good judgement, and strong interpersonal communication skills to engage effectively with internal and external stakeholders and to promote the mission and goals of the Engelstad School of Health Sciences.


$99,429 – $116,895

CSN provides competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits depending upon the skills and experiences of the individual we hire.

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The College of Southern Nevada has retained the executive search services of Gold Hill Associates to assist in the recruitment and evaluation of potential candidates for the position of Senior Associate Vice President for Human Resources. The position description can be found at Submission of application materials will be accepted only by email to:


    1. A cover letter addressing the candidate’s qualifications and experience
    2. A current resume or CV
    3. A leadership statement addressing your leadership style and philosophy, practices and behaviors, etc.
    4. Copies of unofficial transcripts required only for those selected as finalists (official transcripts required of the finalist to whom the position is offered)
    5. Contact information for three (3) professional references (required only for those selected as finalists)


Travel reimbursement for allowable costs are provided for semi-finalists for an approved maximum amount. Travel costs are not reimbursed if the selected finalist declines the offer of employment.


Dennis Michaelis, Ph.D.
Search Consultant,
Gold Hill Associates


The College of Southern Nevada is committed to providing a place of work and learning free of discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability (whether actual or perceived by others), religion, age, sex/gender (including pregnancy related conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, veteran status (military status or military obligations) in the programs or activities which it operates.


Gold Hill Associates is dedicated solely to community college executive searches. Operating since 1990, Gold Hill Associates has assisted over 100 community colleges in searches for new presidents and executives. We are the most comprehensive independently owned community college executive search firm in the country. We work in colleges throughout the country, from small rural institutions to sizeable urban multi-college districts. Our search procedures are effective and rely on input from all college constituencies. At all times, we respect the need for confidentiality and ensure all applicants that their application materials will be honored as such.

Lone Star College System - North Harris and Kingwood; Presidential Searches (The Woodlands, Texas)

Lone Star College is searching for Presidents for LSC-North Harris and LSC-Kingwood

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Lone Star College offers high-quality, low-cost academic transfer and career training education to 99,000 students each semester. LSC is training tomorrow’s workforce today and redefining the community college experience to support student success. Stephen C. Head, Ph.D., serves as chancellor of LSC, the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area with an annual economic impact of nearly $3 billion. LSC consists of seven colleges, eight centers, two university centers, Lone Star Corporate College and LSC-Online. To learn more, visit

Commitment to Mission

This job carries with it the obligation to uphold the Mission of Lone Star College in carrying out the duties of the position. A commitment to positive interpersonal behaviors, professional communication, diversity, integrity, leadership, stewardship, respect and accountability to LSC students and employees is essential.

Cultural Beliefs

  • One LSC
  • Advance Equity
  • Choose Learning
  • Cultivate Community
  • Student Focused
  • Own It

Purpose and Scope

The Lone Star College President provides leadership and oversight for a large college campus in a multi campus system, including off-site centers. The President develops new and maintains/deepens existing external partnerships and community relations. In addition, the President must be a good/contributing team member of the Chancellor’s Cabinet to help develop, coordinate and collaborate new system wide initiatives with colleagues. This role ensures the college is meeting needs of all constituents including students, community, taxpayers, school districts and others. As a leader, the President works with key local, state, and national leaders to accomplish the mission of college and system.

  • The Lone Star College-North Harris President position is located at 2700 W. W. Thorne Drive, Houston, TX 77073
  • The Lone Star College-Kingwood President position is located at 20000 Kingwood Drive, Kingwood, TX 77339

Essential Job Functions:

The College President is responsible to the Chancellor of the System for the performance of the following duties:

  1. Participate in the decision making and fully support Lone Star College strategic priorities including the following:
    •  Academic and workforce
    • Student success
    • Financial responsibility and accountability
    • Educational partnerships
    • The establishment of a culture that values employees and students
    • The Lone Star College Foundation
    • A commitment to high ethical and professional standards
  2. Understand and support Lone Star College’s budgeting philosophies, allocation models and financial accountability for
    your college.
  3. Understand and support Lone Star College Human Resource policies, procedures, and practices.
  4. A knowledge, understanding, and practical application of Lone Star College policies and procedures.
  5. Function as an active member of the Chancellor’s Cabinet.
  6. Develop and implement college educational and student development programs responsive to the needs of the students and the community, and consistent with the values and mission of the System.
  7. Develop and implement a plan of college organization including hiring, termination and the assignment of responsibilities to college personnel in accordance with Lone Star College policies. Included in this plan is a demonstrative commitment to diversity reflective of the community and student body.
  8. Develop and implement a college planning and evaluation system and report the results of all such evaluations to the Chancellor in a timely manner.
  9. Represent the college in community and civic activities, supporting the programs of the LSC Foundation and maintaining positive relationships with governmental and educational entities within the college’s service area, including members of the Legislature.
  10. Insure that the college facilities and grounds are maintained in accordance with System standards and norms.
  11. Act as the chief spokesperson for the college.
  12. Engage in appropriate professional development activities. Present at least once annually at a national level professional meeting/conference and once annually at a State or regional conference.
  13. Serve as the primary communication link between the college’s students, faculty and staff and the Chancellor and Board of Trustees. Employee shall maintain a highly professional relationship with both College faculty and staff in all forms of communication and shall abide by all system Policies and Procedures.
  14. Initial assignment and/or reassignment of duties will be made by the chancellor based on the needs of the System.

Work Schedule & Conditions:

  • Equipment used includes, PC workstation running on a LAN in a Microsoft Windows environment, calculator, phone and other general office equipment
  • Interface with internal and external contacts as needed to carry out the functions of the position
  • Work is performed in a climate-controlled office with minimal exposure to safety hazards

Required Qualifications:

  • Earned doctoral degree and over 10 years of related work experience, to include at least 5 years administrative experience at the president, vice-president, vice chancellor or associate vice chancellor level at a comprehensive community college or system

Knowledge, Skills, And Abilities:

  • Integrity, highest ethical standards, and respect for the dignity and worth of individuals and groups
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, goodwill and a sense of humor
  • Experience in providing educational or support services directly to students through teaching, student services, library assistance, or other areas of professional service where engaging students directly is required
  • Demonstrated commitment to higher education or public service
  • Proven management and leadership skills

Physical Abilities:

The work is sedentary. Typically, the employee sits comfortably to do the work. However, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying of light items, such as papers, books, or small parts; or driving an automobile. No special physical demands are required to perform the work.

Application Process

These searches are being facilitated by Dr. Dennis Michaelis of Gold Hill Associates. Candidates should send their materials directly to Dr. Michaelis at: The following items are required to be submitted directly and only to the search consultant via e-mail attachments:

  • COVER LETTER, limited to no more than 4 typed pages, detailing how your education experiences/background align with this Position Profile
  • RESUME, limited to no more than 6 typed pages

Important Note: All attachments are to be in Microsoft Word or PDF format, and file names must begin with applicant’s initials (example: ABCcover, ABCres, ABCref). The subject line in the email should reference the position being applied for, i.e., President LSC-North Harris or President LSC-Kingwood. Candidates are able to apply for both positions but must submit separate applications for each position with the appropriate subject lines.

Review of materials will begin immediately and continue until the appointment is made. For application materials to receive full consideration, it is preferred that application materials be submitted by February 28, 2020.

Semi-finalist candidates will interview with the Search Advisory Committee in mid-April with finalist candidates interviewing in late April.

REFERENCES will be requested only of finalists and should be limited to 1 typed page, and include two supervisors, two direct reports, two full-time faculty members, and one community reference. The references must include names, titles, business and personal phone numbers, and e-mail addresses. References will not be contacted without the consultant’s prior notification to the applicant.

Transcripts will be required of all finalists. Official transcripts must be provided to Lone Star College by the successful candidate as a condition of hire.

For questions related to the search process, calendar and Position Profile contact Search Liaison Helen Clougherty, Vice-Chancellor, Chief of Staff/Board Liaison at

For other questions, contact the Search Consultant via e-mail noted below (including requests for a phone conversation, in which you should also list times and number at which you may be reached).

Search Consultant:
Dr. Dennis Michaelis
Gold Hill Associates

Cuyahoga Community College Metropolitan Campus Presidential Search (Cleveland, Ohio)

Cuyahoga Community College Job Description

Job Title:                    Campus President
Department:              Campus President Office
Reports To:               Executive Vice President & Provost, Access, Learning & Success
FLSA Status:             Exempt
Employee Class:        01 – Administrator
Position Class:           A8052
Grade:                      EE
Bargaining Status:    Non-Bargaining
Date:                         October, 2019


Provides the vision and strategic direction of the assigned campus and collaboratively leads as a valued member of the local community, as well as Northeast Ohio.  Serves as the chief executive officer of a diverse, inclusive, and equally accessible campus in a multicultural urban environment.  Provides College-wide leadership to multi-campus programs and initiatives.  Serves on the Access, Learning and Success College-wide council.


  • Prioritizes student-centered learning and demonstrates a commitment to access, equity, completion and student success
  • Oversees the finances, budgeting, resource generation and planning at the assigned campus
  • Directs the campus’ career and technical education, liberal arts, transfer programs and workforce credit training
  • Fosters and supports an understanding for the role remedial education has in the college environment
  • Collaboratively and successfully works with unions representing the College’s employee groups
  • Demonstrates excellent business acumen and creates positive experiences by advocating for the College to governmental, professional and civic organizations and university partners.
  • Successful experience in Board relations, strategic planning and institutional assessment
  • Fosters a culture of open communication and embraces the diversity of the region in support of an inclusive campus environment
  • Demonstrates an unwavering passion for, appreciation of, and commitment to a continuously improving diverse, inclusive, and accessible learning environment for students, faculty, and staff
  • Demonstrates a commitment to leading and creating innovative support and services to students of color, adult learners, and Pell grant eligible students
  • Works with the entire campus community to develop campus-based student success initiatives
  • Identifies and takes action on strategic opportunities to ensure success and advancement of the College mission
  • Identifies and seeks support from internal and external constituents
  • Represents the campus community with a strong voice to internal and external audiences
  • Anticipates and effectively plans for change through strong collaboration and active communication
  • Utilizes shared decision making with various campus stakeholders to find mutually agreeable resolutions for key campus issues while supporting College-wide protocols
  • Provides a forum for the discussion of ideas and suggestions, and incorporates results into a variety of possible solutions for key campus issues
  • Actively represents the campus at College-wide leadership team meetings while supporting and collaborating in the best interests of the multi-campus institution
  • Promotes a cooperative work environment
  • Fosters an environment that encourages and promotes on-going professional development
  • Develops and maintains a high-functioning network of internal and external relationships
  • Performs other duties as assigned



  • Earned doctorate from a regionally accredited institution
  • Minimum of ten years of demonstrated experience including:
    • Teaching in higher education
    • Executive-level leadership and administration
    • Successfully meeting accreditation and/or compliance standards
    • Developing and managing budgets
    • Effectively developing strategies and making decisions that have significant, broad implications on the management and operations of a College division (or equivalent business area)
    • Effectiveness requiring dynamic and analytical problem solving methods in a variety of situations
    • Working as part of a successful executive team in a large, multi-campus educational institution
    • Fundraising and/or grant writing and grant administration


  • Possess comprehensive knowledge of higher education theories, concepts and practices with the ability to use in complex, difficult and/or unprecedented situations as it pertains to the departmental focus
  • Possess understanding of a large urban educational environment
  • Possess current understanding of the unique strengths and challenges facing community colleges, and an appreciation for its modern-day students
  • Possess understanding of the complexity of working in a multi-site, fast-paced environment and an ability to work collaboratively across the organization
  • Ability to develop and implement a vision for the campus that leverages its strengths and provides a strong programmatic identity within the context of the Cuyahoga Community College brand
  • Ability to independently set goals and determine best course of action to achieve desired results
  • Demonstrated passion and commitment to student success and to enhancing teaching and learning
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and effectively with all constituents
  • Ability to establish mutually beneficial ties within the industry, including partnerships with four-year institutions, as well as the local community
  • Ability to develop, organize, and coordinate a wide variety of instructional programs to achieve College and Division goals while demonstrating an understanding of their civic responsibility to the College
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively with administrators, staff, and faculty throughout the college and external partners while demonstrating a servant leadership focus
  • Ability to effectively maintain relationships with political leaders at the local, state, and national levels
  • Must be open-minded, an enthusiastic creative thinker and problem solver
  • Ability to envision the future in order to continually evolve the delivery of education and services to best serve students and the community
  • Demonstrated commitment to authentic leadership and the ability to create trust amongst all levels throughout the organization
  • Ability to lead College teams in projects and the development of new programs and projects
  • Possess excellent planning, organizational and communication (verbal and written) skills
  • Demonstrated advanced Project Management skills
  • Demonstrated intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to confidentially and discreetly handle subject matters requiring privacy and sensitivity
  • Ability to collaborate, negotiate and resolve conflicts on major projects
  • Ability to facilitate top-level collaboration while managing sensitive issues
  • Ability to develop and maintain relationships with key contacts to enhance work flow and quality
  • Possess sensitivity to appropriately respond to the needs of a diverse population



  • Service Focus
  • Collaboration
  • Continuous Improvement


  • Communication
  • Adaptability


  • Time Utilization
  • Quality of Work


(The demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • The work is performed in a normal, professional office environment;
  • The work area is adequately lighted, heated and ventilated;
  • Typically, the employee may sit comfortably to perform the duties of the job and will perform repetitive motions with hands/fingers using a computer mouse and keyboard to type. However, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying of light items such as papers, files, pamphlets, books, etc.;
  • Work may also require walking and standing in conjunction with travel to and attendance at meetings and conferences away from the worksite

How to Apply

Please follow this link to apply:

Questions? Comments?

Contact Preston Pulliams as or call (503) 704-2425

Special Instructions to Applicants:

During the application process, you may be required to attach a cover letter and/or resume.  It is recommended that you have these documents ready to be attached electronically to the online application.  This system accepts only MS Word or PDF attachments.  Any employment with the College is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check and drug screen.


Cuyahoga Community College is committed to attaining excellence through the recruitment and retention of a qualified and diverse workforce. Cuyahoga Community College is an equal employment/educational opportunity institution.

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