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Lone Star Colleges, Senior Associate Vice Chancellor, Financial Aid (Houston, Texas)

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Associate Vice Chancellor Financial Aid Upgraded to Senior Associate Vice Chancellor Financial Aid.
After posting the position for Associate Vice Chancellor Financial Aid, Lone Star College upgraded the position to Senior Associate Vice Chancellor Financial Aid and moved to the appropriate salary band. The revised closing date for receiving applications has been extended to September 10, 2018.

Position Overview

Lone Star College — a unified system of six comprehensive community campuses offering academic college education, continuing education, business and corporate training, online learning, transitional studies, special programs, and international educational partnerships, and serving 99,000 students — is seeking a Senior Associate Vice Chancellor for Financial Aid. The chosen professional will assist in leading the College’s pursuit of excellence in academics, student life, and community service in an environment of cultural and ethnic diversity.

Commitment to Mission

This job carries with it the obligation to uphold the Mission of Lone Star College (LSC) 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

• Students Matter
• Inspire Excellence
• Act Intentionally
• Better Together
• No Fear!
• Trust!

Nationally recognized, globally connected and locally focused, Lone Star College is the largest college or University in Houston and one of the fastest growing community colleges in the United States. With more than 89,000 credit students each semester and a total enrollment of more than 99,000, Lone Star College is committed to student success and credential completion.

LSC adds nearly $3 billion to the local and regional economy by providing educational opportunities across the north Houston region.

Lone Star College-System Office employees are based at one of two System Office locations; The Woodlands and
University Park. Both are the site for multiple administrative departments and system-wide training programs.

This position is located at LSC-System Office, University Park at 20515 SH 249, Houston, TX 77070

Purpose and Scope

This position reports to the Vice Chancellor/Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and provides overall strategic leadership and administration for all aspects of Financial Aid. Responsible for strategic planning, development, implementation, and review of student support operations. Works collaboratively with institutional internal and external stakeholders to ensure full regulatory compliance for student support operations. The successful candidate will be a proven higher education administrator who possesses a current and thorough knowledge of all financial aid within a college environment.

Responsibilities include developing long-term goals and objectives; ensuring compliance with federal and state regulations and grant requirements; approving deviations from policies and procedures and developing financial, statistical, and operational reports submitted to external funding sources and regulatory bodies; and overseeing and monitoring the critical flow of all grant, loan, and scholarship dollars to proper entities as required. Monitors and tracks operations and addresses all required Department of Education and other appropriate reporting. Resolves matters prior to escalation and is accountable for improving operational efficiencies and implementation and review of Satisfactory Academic Progress, Student Loans, and Award Student Aid.

Essential Job Functions:

  1. Provides direct staff oversight, including prioritizing and assigning work; conducting performance evaluations; ensuring compliance with all institutional policies and procedures; maintaining a healthy and safe working environment; and making hiring, termination, and disciplinary decisions in consultation with the EVC; identify development and support needs to facilitate appropriate training
  2. Ensures compliance with Federal, State, and local laws, regulations, codes, and/or standards and grant regulations; coordinating activities between multiple departments or functions among multiple campuses
  3. Provide strategic vision and long-term operational leadership for Financial Aid and related programs and services; actively engages in strategic planning and strategic enrollment management planning and execution
  4. Stays abreast of U.S. Department of Education (DOE) policies to ensure with local, state, and federal regulations; oversees the preparation and monitoring of fiscal and technical reports; implement strategies to positively impact key metrics i.e. student loan programs, managing applications, Pell awards and business processes supporting accuracy in Title IX, return to Title IV, SAP, ineligible high schools, grant/scholarship awards and students purged from non- payment; develop strategies to increase applications and awarding of Pell
  5. Understand and maintain compliance with all state and federal laws and regulations pertaining to Financial Aid, including State Authorization, accrediting bodies, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
  6. Responsible for maintaining Title IV Participation Agreement with the DOE; ensures new programs and locations are submitted for approval of funding and ensures compliance with Title IV aid programs
  7. Oversee coordination of all student loan processes, Title IV refunds, and repayments, including DOE and National Student Loan Data System notifications
  8. Maintain a student-centered operation that anticipates and responds to potential issues and recommending or implementing a plan of action that will efficiently resolve the issue
  9. Develops and maintains internal and external relationships; actively participates on committees, task forces and advisory groups; ensures effective communication with students and all departments and campuses; provides ongoing training and development to students, faculty, and staff on related issues
  10. Use of data analytics to inform and update stakeholders on progress towards enrollment and retention goals
  11. Analyzes trends and metrics related to higher education Financial Aid to support quality and efficiency
  12. Regularly conducts internal audits to test and improve all related business processes and systems
  13. Responsible for other reasonable related duties as assigned

Work Schedule & Conditions:

• PC workstation running on a LAN in a Microsoft Windows environment, calculator, phone and other general
office equipment; online learning technology systems and leading-edge instructional technologies

• Internal and external contacts as needed to carry out the functions of the position; may require some travel via
private car

• Work is performed in a climate-controlled office with minimal exposure to safety hazards

Required Qualifications:

• Master’s degree required and at least 10 years of related work experience, at least 5 of them in a management or director-level position

• An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered

• Knowledge of federal and state financial aid in a higher education environment

•Ability to establish and maintain positive and effective working relationships with students, campuses, college employees and the public; high level of energy and capacity for extraordinary time and effort demands

 

Knowledge, Skills, And Abilities:

• Proven expertise in Financial Aid, including the ability to identify and implement flexible, accessible oversight of comprehensive support operations for students eligible for financial aid
• Knowledge of or ability to master quickly, Southern Association of Schools and Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board financial aid guidelines
• Thorough knowledge of available private, state, and federal financial aid programs
• Proven business acumen with an understanding of how Financial Aid works together with LSC to make Lone Star College successful as a business providing high-quality education
• Ability to make decisions based on available information and flexibility as circumstances change
• Understanding of the business and student services sides of financial aid
• Ability to establish strategy and direction for department with strong problem solving and team building skills
• Ability to promote diversity and maintain a positive attitude in demanding work environment
• Above average skills in utilization of computer systems to extract and report information, including PeopleSoft and other applications along with assistive technologies
• Knowledge of budgeting principles
• Experience interpreting and applying applicable Federal, State and local laws, rules, regulations, codes, and /or statues related to Financial Aid
• Strong written and verbal communication skills

Physical Abilities:

Minimal physical effort is required

Application Process

This is a confidential search process guided by an external search consultant, Dr. Dennis Michaelis, who is the ONLY recipient of your materials. The following three items are required to be submitted directly and only to the search consultant via e-mail attachments:

1. COVER LETTER, limited to no more than 4 typed pages, detailing how your education experiences/background
align with this Position Profile.
2. RESUME, limited to no more than 6 typed pages.
3. REFERENCES, limited to 1 typed page, and including 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.

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).

Review of materials will begin immediately and continue until the appointment is made. It is preferred, however, that application materials be submitted by Wednesday, September 5 and no later than Monday, September 10, 2018.
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 Helen.Clougherty@LoneStar.edu

For other questions, contact the Search Consultant via e-mail noted below (including requests for 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
Dennis@GoldHillAssociates.com

Lone Star Colleges, Associate Vice Chancellor, LSC-Online (Houston, Texas)

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Position Overview

Lone Star College – a unified system of six comprehensive community campuses offering academic college education, continuing education, business and corporate training, online learning, transitional studies, special programs, and international educational partnerships, and serving 99,000 students – is seeking an Associate Vice Chancellor for LSCOnline. The chosen professional will assist in leading the College’s pursuit of excellence in academics, student life, and community service in an environment of cultural and ethnic diversity.

Commitment to Mission

This job carries with it the obligation to uphold the Mission of Lone Star College (LSC) 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

  • Students Matter
  • Inspire Excellence
  • Act Intentionally
  • Better Together
  • No Fear!
  • Trust!

Nationally recognized, globally connected and locally focused, Lone Star College is the largest college or University in Houston and one of the fastest growing community colleges in the United States. With more than 89,000 credit students each semester and a total enrollment of more than 99,000, Lone Star College is committed to student success and credential completion.

LSC adds nearly $3 billion to the local and regional economy by providing educational opportunities across the north Houston region.

Lone Star College-System Office employees are based at one of two System Office locations; The Woodlands and University Park. Both are the site for multiple administrative departments and system-wide training programs.

This position is located at LSC-System Office, University Park at 20515 SH 249, Houston, TX 77070

Purpose and Scope

The Associate Vice Chancellor, LSC-Online provides overall strategic leadership and administration for all aspects of LSC-Online through a centralized model. Responsible for strategic planning, development, implementation, and review for quality assurance of online instruction and support services. Works collaboratively with institutional stakeholders to ensure
support and success of faculty and students who utilize online learning. The successful candidate should demonstrate a deep working knowledge of the current online learning environment, vision to forecast trends, ability to develop a go to market strategy, comprehensive knowledge of growing channel business and growing online through a corporate college model and internet marketing.

Essential Job Functions:

1. Provide strategic vision and long-term operational leadership for LSC-Online and all related programs and services; actively engages in strategic planning and strategic enrollment management planning and execution

2. Raise the system’s local, national and international profile and bring renewed confidence to LSC-Online; serve as institutional lead for growing online programs and develop state-of-the-art practices

3. In conjunction with institutional marketing, campuses and LSC Corporate College develop and implement strategies that effectively and comprehensively market LSC-Online to internal and external markets; serve as thought leader for online innovation to expand process and accessibility of online programming for a virtual high school, homeschool, and online training and development for business and industry

4. Model exemplary leadership behavior; develop and implement annual budgets for LSC-Online and maintain a high performing team committed to collaboration, innovation, communication, continuous improvement, and informed planning

5. Provide oversight for online student services; assure reliable and responsive technology for delivery of courses and training; research and anticipate changes impacting instruction; facilitate online course design and evaluate through regular communication with stakeholders

6. Monitor online and video conference courses to ensure quality, ensure that faculty provide a strong, student-focused educational environment through consistent adherence to course rubrics, student competencies, and course pedagogy; lead faculty online certification through the design and delivery of online certifications; work with LSC campuses to assess and determine supports needed to improve quality of online curriculum, evaluation of courses and student readiness for online learning

7. Communicate with college instructional deans, student support services, and other stakeholders to coordinate support for online faculty, students, and potential students in an attempt to make the entire online education experience more user-friendly, effective, and seamless

8. Develop strategic enrollment management strategies to convert prospective students from online chat inquiries and other online contacts to enrollees in face-to-face, online or hybrid courses and programs

9. Implement and evaluate online orientation to strengthen and continually develop faculty and staff to ensure greater student success, retention and completion

10. Identify and research new revenue streams, market academic programs, lead all distance education recruitment and retention efforts, day-to-day operations, and develop and enhance external partnerships to grow and sustain key online initiatives

11. Understand and maintain compliance with all state and federal laws and regulations pertaining to distance learning, including State Authorization, NCSARA, SACSCOC and American with Disabilities Act

12. Successful development and management of LSC-Online training and development model (channel marketing) and provide fiscal oversight of all Internet and direct-to-consumer marketing campaign

13. Use of data analytics to inform and update stakeholders on progress towards enrollment and retention goals

14. Responsible for executing all duties as assigned

15. Responsible for other reasonable related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

Master’s degree and at least 10 years of related work experience, at least 5 years in a management or director-level position or equivalent combination of education and experience

Knowledge, Skills, And Abilities:

  • Expertise in online learning technology and design
  • Curriculum design and teaching online experience
  • Strong problem solving and team building skills
  • Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to identify and assure flexible, accessible and comprehensive support services for online learning students
  • Ability to display personal initiative and autonomy
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to establish strategy and direction for department
  • Ability to promote diversity and maintain a positive attitude in demanding work environment
  • Ability to set priorities and handle several tasks simultaneously
  • Above average skills in utilization of computer systems to extract and report information
  • Ability to display personal initiative and autonomy with the ability to work in a team environment
  • Demonstration of entrepreneurial and innovative thinking

Physical Abilities:

Minimal physical effort is required

Application Process

This is a confidential search process guided by an external search consultant, Dr. Dennis Michaelis, who is the ONLY recipient of your materials. The following four items are required to be submitted directly and only to the search consultant via e-mail attachments:

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

2. RESUME, limited to no more than 6 typed pages.

3. REFERENCES, limited to 1 typed page, and including 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.

4. TRANSCRIPT OF ALL DEGREES

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, ABCtrans).

Review of materials will begin immediately and continue until the appointment is made. It is preferred, however, that application materials be submitted by Wednesday, September 5 and no later than Monday, September 10, 2018.

For questions related to the search process, calendar, and Position Profile contact Search Liaison Helen Clougherty,

Vice Chancellor, Chief of Staff/Board Liaison at Helen.Clougherty@LoneStar.edu

For other questions, contact the Search Consultant via e-mail noted below (including requests for 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
Dennis@GoldHillAssociates.com

Temple College - President (Temple, TX)

Position Profile

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The Temple College Board of Trustees is seeking a leader with strong leadership and superb
communication skills who will be highly committed to addressing the following:

The President is responsible for providing strategic leadership and direction for the College by
working with the Board, faculty, and staff to establish long-range goals, strategies, plans, and policies. The President is responsible for all operations of the College.

Minimum Education and Experience:

An earned doctorate from a regionally accredited Higher Education institution.
Five years of executive level administrative experience.

Preferred:

  • College classroom teaching experience.
  • Community college experience.

The President will:

• Provide a visionary leadership that includes a strong focus on student achievement,
completion, and success.

• Project a personal/charismatic presence in the Central Texas area as the face of the college
and as a representative of the overall community by attending a wide array of college and
community events and actively participating in or leading a variety of college and community
activities or endeavors.

• Work toward development of additional funding sources for the expansion of college
programs possibly including expansion of the college’s tax base.

• Provide strong guidance and support to the outlying campus centers with a particular focus
on the Taylor and Hutto communities including close attention to equity issues involving
financial support and adjunct instructors.

• Accentuate the college’s mission and message to constituents by highlighting the various
programs and opportunities that are available at the college.

• Participate in the development of the college’s Master Plan and programs.

• Provide strategic leadership and direction in the forecasting, development, and management
of the college’s budget by placing emphasis on the college’s fiscal function and performance.

• Employ a data-driven decision-making approach to issues affecting the college by utilizing
Zogotech and Ellucian (Datatel) software.

• Lead and provide guidance to all employees involved in the college’s accreditation
processes.

• Communicate and work closely with city, county, state, and federal legislators and their staff
regarding legislation that affects the college or legislation the college may have an influence.

• Be versed and provide leadership in contemporary technological methods which includes
social media.

• Cultivate an understanding of all employees and the special challenges they face in their
respective positions.

• Understand, respect, value, support, and encourage a significantly diverse student body,
staff, community, and service area.

• Work toward continuous cooperation and collaboration with area Independent School
Districts with a special emphasis on dual-credit opportunities for students in career
technology and general education courses.

• Lead, coordinate, and participate in the ongoing development of Health Sciences programs.

• Develop and enhance the partnerships between four (4) year institutions and the college by
augmenting the current and anticipated course offerings and expanding the infrastructure to
accommodate these needs.

• Develop plans to enhance student enrollment both within and outside of the taxing district.

• Promote services for military veterans within the area and create a supportive atmosphere
that enhances the opportunities that are available at the college.

Temple College is committed to nondiscrimination practices based upon race, gender, gender identity and
expression, disability, age, religion, national origin, genetic information, or veteran status.

APPLICATION PROCESS AND TIMELINE

To ensure full consideration, application materials must be received by August 18, 2018

APPLICATION PROCESS

To be considered for this position, electronically submit the following:

1) Letter of application that addresses the position profile and demonstrates how the candidate’s experience and professional qualifications prepare them to serve the needs of Temple College (not to exceed five [5] pages).

2) Current resume. Please submit items 1 and 2 to dennis@goldhillassociates.com

3) Online application form Click on or copy and paste the following URL to your favorite search engine: https://templejc.peopleadmin.com/postings/2638 You will need to create an account to apply.

TIMELINE (Subject to Change)

1) August 18, 2018: Closing Date for Applications.

2) September 10, 2018: List of semi-finalists will be sent to Board of Trustees.

3) September 18, 2018: Video presentations by semifinalists not to exceed ten (10) minutes will be submitted to Board of Trustees.

4) October 8-12, 2018 Board of Trustees approves finalists.

5) October 29 through November 2, 2018: On-campus interviews of finalists.

6) November 8, 2018: Announcement of the new president by the Board of Trustees.

7) January 2, 2019: Start date for new president.

About the College

From its humble beginnings offering afternoon classes in the old Temple High School building, Temple College has grown to an institution that now serves nearly 5,000 students at three locations.

At its main campus in Temple, the college offers convenient and economical educational opportunities to residents of Temple and surrounding communities. Of particular note are the college’s health professions programs, which benefit from proximity to the main Scott & White hospital as well as the Olin E. Teague Veterans’ Medical Center. Temple College also offers highly regarded music and visual arts programs, including a new four-year bachelor’s degree in music that is offered in partnership with Texas A&M University-Central Texas.

Temple College runs the Texas Bioscience Institute, which offers a Middle College program for area high school students interested in medicine or STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) careers.

In Hutto, Temple College partners with Texas State Technical College (TSTC) and Texas A&M University-Central Texas to operate the East Williamson County Higher Education Center (EWCHEC). This center offers students the opportunity to learn everything from a trade to a four-year bachelor’s degree in one location.

In Taylor, Temple College partners with the Taylor Independent School District to offer an Early College program for high school students who are the first in their families to attend college. Temple College also offers a vocational nursing program in Taylor, as well as courses for academic transfer.

Through its Business and Continuing Education Division, Temple College provides area employers with customized training and offers classes to help residents learn new skills or enhance their skills in a variety of areas.

Pride Points

  • Temple College is one of only about 90 of the nation’s 1,200 community colleges that has achieved Leader College status through the Achieving the Dream program, a student success initiative.
  • Temple College is one of the first colleges selected to participate in the Texas Pathways Project.
  • The Texas Bioscience Institute, which is run by Temple College, is one of the first STEM-focused Middle College programs in the state for high school juniors and seniors.
  • Three Temple College health professions programs – Dental Hygiene, Diagnostic Medical Sonography and Surgical Technology – have a 100 percent student pass rate on licensure exams and a 100 percent job placement rate in the past three years.
  • Three students from Temple College have been selected to participate in a prestigious program sponsored by the National Science Foundation known as Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU). The program provides funding for students to conduct research during the summer with faculty members at colleges across the country.
  • Three students from Temple College have received research grants from the Texas Academy of Science.
  • Temple College athletic teams have won five national championships, including the 2018 NJCAA national softball championship.

Mission Statement

The mission of Temple College is to foster student success for our diverse community by providing quality lifelong learning and enrichment experiences that empower students to achieve their dreams and aspirations. For more information about Temple College, visit www.templejc.edu

About the Area

Temple is a city of approximately 80,000 residents located along the I-35 corridor in Central Texas, between Austin and Waco. Residents of Temple enjoy many of the amenities of a larger cities such as museums, a Cultural Activities Center, a symphony orchestra and civic theater, but with a cost of living that is below the national average. Two nearby lakes, as well as numerous parks, provide a variety of recreational opportunities.

Originally founded as a railroad town, Temple is now home to a variety of industries in fields such as healthcare, manufacturing and transportation. Major employers include Baylor Scott & White Health, a leading healthcare provider for Central Texas; McLane Company, a major grocery and foodservice distributor; and Wilsonart, a global manufacturer and distributor of high-pressure laminates and other engineered composite materials.

Temple is part of the Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood MSA, which has a population of 440,121 and is home to the largest U.S. military installation in the world. A regional airport is located in Killeen, and major airports can be found in Austin, Dallas and Houston.

Temple College is located in the southern part of Temple and is part of the Temple Medical and Education District (TMED), which was established to enhance the bioscience industry in Temple and to foster partnerships among the medical and educational entities within the district.

For more information on Temple, visit www.choosetemple.com

New River Community and Technical College, President (Beaver, West Virginia)

General Description

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The president, reporting to the Board of Governors, is the chief executive officer of New River Community and Technical College and is responsible for the overall operations of the College.  The president will be expected to understand higher education needs and needs of the institution’s service region, work with the Board to develop proposals for meeting those needs and provide leadership to foster cooperation between faculty, staff, administrators, students and the community in fulfilling the institution’s mission.  The president will govern within the policies and regulations of the Board and the West Virginia Community and Technical College System and other state and federal authorities.   The president will be required to travel on a regular basis to all campus locations.

Report to:       New River Community and Technical College Board of Governors

Specific areas of accountability for the president:

  • Leads the College forward by identifying strengths, weaknesses, challenges, and opportunities and developing and implementing a strategic vision that ensures implementation of the College’s mission.
  • Assures that the College finances are managed and revenue streams are developed and grown to support the achievement of the strategic vision and College mission.
  • Effectively represents the College to state legislatures, Governor, and federal elected officials, and will continue to secure government funds needed for operation and for capital improvements.
  • Will complete current capital projects.
  • Provides leadership and oversight of all College campuses, faculty, staff and administrators.
  • Assesses overall institutional performance in relation to established goals.
  • Maintains academic programs in accordance with accreditation standards and assures that the College operates in compliance with applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.
  • Authority and responsibility for every personnel action at the institution, except decision relating to his or her own employment and compensation.
  • Encourages a culture of accountability, transparency, and innovation in academics, financial and student affairs.
  • Promotes and supports personal and professional development of faculty, staff, and administrators.
  • Responsible for the day-to-day operations of the institution.

Desired Credentials and Experience

  • Master’s degree from an accredited institution required; earned terminal degree preferred.
  • Five years of successful senior-level leadership experience in higher education or leading and managing a large, complex organization.
  • Proven track record working cooperatively with a governing body.
  • Administrative experience in strategic planning, assessment/evaluation of staff, institutional changes/needs and technology implementation.
  • Recent and relevant experience as a community college administrator preferred.

Skills, Abilities and Personal Attributes

  • Exceptional communication skills including writing and public speaking.
  • The ability to listen to others and willingness to consider alternative strategies.
  • The ability to identify institutional strengths, weaknesses, challenges, and opportunities and to develop a vision to lead the College forward.
  • Proven ability and the desire to reach and personally influence alumni, donors, and friends of the College using a wide variety of tools.
  • The ability to complete multiple priorities.
  • The ability to understand the Board/President relationship and is committed to establishing and maintaining an open, honest, and positive relationship.
  • The ability to develop partnerships with K-12, four-year institutions, and business and industry.
  • Must understand the complexity of multi-campuses, a diversity of campus cultures, and the uniqueness of rural WV.
  • Understanding and dedication to the community and technical college philosophy.
  • A capable user of technology who understands the role of technology in the institution.
  • Willingness to continue learning during the presidency.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Candidates must successfully complete an extensive background and credit check.

Physical Demands

The president must have the ability and mobility to serve a rural service area with multiple campuses.  Local, regional, and national travel is required.  The president must be able to work on a basis of “available as work demands” in addition to a fixed schedule and must be able to meet the needs of the institution, regardless of time of day or day of week.

Statement of Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action

New River Community and Technical College is an Affirmative Action/ADA/Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to the principle that minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, blindness or disability in its educational programs or in admission to, access to, treatment in or employment as required by applicable state and federal law.

How to Apply

To ensure full consideration, application materials should be received no later than, Friday, July 20, 2018.  The position will remain open until filled.

To apply, you must go to https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/newriveredu.   Please complete and upload the following items.

  1. An abridged application and required questions.
  2. A letter of application that succinctly addresses the opportunities and challenges identified in the Profile and how your experience and professional qualifications prepare you to serve the needs of New River Community and Technical College.
  3. A current resume including a full name, address, email address and telephone number.
  4. A reference list with the names, home and business telephone numbers, and email addresses of eight references: three supervisors (one board member), two direct reports and three faculty members from current or former institutions.
  5. A copy of highest degree earned transcript. If employed, within 30 days an original transcript is required.

These five (5) documents will be the only application information presented to the Presidential Search Committee.

Please DO NOT contact New River Community and Technical College directly. This is a Gold Hill Associates assisted search. If you need additional information or have questions about this search, please contact Preston Pulliams, President of Gold Hill Associates. His phone number is 503-704-3425 and his email address is preston@goldhillassociates.com or Walt Nolte 307.262.2576 or walter@goldhillassociates.com.

Palo Alto College, Alamo Colleges District, President ( San Antonio, TX)

Download Brochure The Alamo Colleges District is pleased to invite qualified candidates to become the seventh president of Palo Alto College, an award-winning college in San Antonio, TX, a recipient of the 2015 Texas Award for Performance Excellence, a finalist for the 2016 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, and one of 150 community colleges across the country eligible for the 2019 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence. Palo Alto College is seeking a transformational leader with experience in expressing a passion for public education and inspiring teamwork with our exceptionally qualified and committed faculty, staff, and students. The new president will take office no later than August 2018. View a complete Presidential Search calendar here. Interested candidates should view our Presidential Search prospectus for a thorough overview.

 

About Palo Alto College

In 1985, Palo Alto College opened its doors as the only public higher education option available in south San Antonio and Bexar County. We were built from the efforts of community leaders who championed for higher education in south San Antonio, and we continue to live our mission to inspire, empower, and educate our community for leadership and success. Since then, Palo Alto College has grown beyond the original 2,500 students we were built to accommodate. Today, we serve more than 10,000 students each year. Our program offerings have grown as the only public college in our region to offer career and technical programs like Cosmetology, Energy Technology, Industrial Technology, Landscape and Horticultural Science, and Veterinary Technology. Palo Alto College, part of the Alamo Colleges District, is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.

Responsibilities

The president of Palo Alto College, who reports directly to the chancellor of the Alamo Colleges District, is responsible for supporting the philosophical tenets reflected in the Mission, Vision, and Values of the District. The president advances the strategic agenda of the District by providing a strategic philosophical focus for every aspect of the operation of the College. These tenets include the:

  • Primacy of student success
  • Accountability for institutional performance
  • Belief that all students can learn
  • Acceptance and implementation of a culture of evidence
  • The practice of collaborative leadership that integrates Baldrige principles and defines the AlamoWay

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

  • Serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the College.
  • Oversees the daily administration and operation of the College, interpreting policies and procedures to ensure compliance with policy and legal requirements
  • Develops and maintains academic standards and curricula in accord with community needs and accreditation standards.
  • Maintains a coordinated program of student support services designed to advance student success and improve completion.
  • Ensures effective student recruitment and retention programs, maintaining a friendly and healthy campus environment.
  • Uses collaborative leadership to achieve: the Board’s vision of becoming the best community college in the nation in student success and performance excellence, the strategic plan of the College and Alamo Colleges District.
  • Uses collaborative leadership to develop the strategic plan and its component parts, including performance measures, action plans and tasks, throughout the College and the District as a whole. Implements, monitors and improves equity performance measures to achieve the results called for by the strategic plan.
  • Uses collaborative leadership to achieve continuous improvement, innovation, implementation at scale across the District and collaboration across the District in all things to achieve district goals and WIG.
  • Actively monitors student performance gaps by ethnicity, race, gender, socioeconomic, disability and veteran status. Works to improve and close performance gaps. Works collaboratively and collegially within the College and across the District promoting positive relationships, aligned strategies, and team building to benefit the entire eight county service area.
  • Assists in the development and implementation of the performance budget model and executes the annual budget following approval by the chancellor and the Board of Trustees. Presents and recommends to the chancellor actions relating to personnel changes, evaluation and professional development of faculty and staff, and long-range plans. Supervises the process of annual performance reviews for all personnel.
  • Actively advances the diversity of the workforce at the Alamo Colleges District.
  • Develops college operating procedures which are consistent with Board policy and District administrative procedure, memoranda and recommends changes in District policy as appropriate.
  • Serves as the official contact person with private, local, state, and national agencies and be the principal spokesperson for the College in public activities. Responsible for meeting the accreditation and reporting requirements of the college. Promotes good working relationships and maintains personal and organizational involvement with the business, local governmental, and the secondary and post-secondary education communities.
  • Advances post-secondary access in partnership with area school districts, community based organizations, and business/industry groups. Develops and leads fund raising initiative of the college and maintains liaison with the Alamo Colleges District development office on the college-specific fund-raising activities of the Foundation.

Qualifications

The successful candidate will:

  • Demonstrative knowledge of college administration.
  • Demonstrative knowledge of best practices for leadership and administration of academic personnel. Experience working with the college community to engage faculty and staff in a focus on increasing student success.
  • Demonstrative knowledge of technology and its use and best application in community colleges.
  • Thorough knowledge of federal and state legislation pertaining to the operation of institutions of higher education, including fair employment practices.
  • Thorough knowledge of principles and practices of budgeting in an academic (college/university) environment.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective, collaborative, working relationships with administrators, faculty, students, and the public.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to organize and direct major work operations and work under pressure of deadlines.
  • Experience working collaboratively in an urban, complex organization.

EDUCATION

A master’s degree from an accredited institution in higher education, management, a related field, or an academic discipline is required. A doctorate degree in higher education, management or commensurate experience, a related field or an academic discipline is preferred.

EXPERIENCE

A successful record of five years of increasingly responsible senior level administrative experience is required. Administrative experience in higher education is preferred but comparable senior level experience may be considered. Three years of full-time college teaching experience is preferred and experience in a diverse, urban community college setting is desirable.

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The application for president of Palo Alto College is now open. ” rel=”noopener” target=”_blank”>Applications may be submitted here. The posting will remain open until May 25, 2018. For questions, please contact the Alamo Colleges District Human Resources at 210-485-0200 or by email at employment@alamo.edu.

Search Committee

  • Beth Tanner, Committee Chair- Vice President of Academic Success
  • Patrick Lee – Interim Dean of Academic Success
  • Katherine Beaumont-Doss – Dean of Student Success
  • Monica Ayala-Jimenez – Dean of Pre-College Programs
  • Kayla Rodriguez – Student Government Association President
  • Malorie Vallejo – Staff Senate
  • Matilda Staudt – Faculty Senate President
  • Virginia Stowitts-Traina – Department Chair, Social Sciences
  • Michael Ximenez – Director of Academic Advising
  • Diane Lerma – Faculty Member
  • Ronnie Brannon – Faculty Member
  • Leticia De La Rosa – Project Facilitator
  • Dr. Veronica Garcia – President, Northeast Lakeview College
  • Lisa Rodriguez – AARP (Community Partner)
  • Dr. Lloyd Verstuyft – Superintendent, Southwest ISD
  • Dr. Cynthia Teniente-Matson – Texas A&M University at San Antonio
  • Linda Boyer-Owens – Human Resources support (non-voting)
  • Steve Kinslow – Search Consultant (non-voting)
  • Student Representative (pending)

Ashland Community and Technical College, President (Ashland, Kentucky)

The Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) seeks a highly ethical, personable, transparent, strategic, forward thinker, energetic and visionary leader to serve as the President/CEO of Ashland Community and Technical College in Ashland, KY. This leader will be responsible for achieving the student success, workforce readiness and strategic goals needed for ACTC to be the first choice for area students. This position will build upon and create partnerships with other higher education institutions, employers, and the community. Download Brochure

THE SYSTEM AND THE COLLEGE

KCTCS, the largest provider of post-secondary education and workforce training in Kentucky, is a statewide community college system with 16 colleges and more than 70 campuses across the Commonwealth. Ashland Community and Technical College (ACTC) is one of the 16 colleges. ACTC enrolls 2,595 students on an annual basis, has 3 campuses and serves Workforce clients with customized instructional programs.

THE POSITION

KCTCS and the Board of Directors of Ashland Community and Technical College (ACTC) seek a visionary educator with an outstanding record of strong leadership, educational accomplishments and an ability to foster internal and external partnerships, to serve as the next college president. The college president reports directly to the KCTCS President. The president works closely with the ACTC Board of Directors and Foundation Board comprised of a well-connected and engaged group of community leaders desirous of developing a top-in-the-country performing institution in student performance and community outcomes. The President is responsible for all aspects of the college’s operation throughout the service area and represents the college at the local and state levels. The president should have a proven track record of interacting positively and professionally with all faculty and an understanding and appreciation of a faculty promotion and tenure process.

OUR MISSION

The mission of Ashland Community and Technical College is to:

  • Teach with excellence
  • Serve with passion
  • Learn for life

OUR VISION

ACTC will become a college of excellence in providing educational pathways leading to student success in technical, transfer, and workforce education

OUR VALUES

  • Teaching and Learning Excellence
  • Access and Support
  • Community and Workforce Partnerships

IDEAL CHARACTERISTICS

  • Strong communication skills
  • Understands performance-based funding
  • Proven leadership abilities with strong management skills
  • Ability to develop community partnerships
  • Collaborative
  • Visionary
  • Commitment to student access and success
  • Community College experience
  • Commitment to faculty & staff development
  • Experience with the establishment of workforce development programs & technical education
  • Aware of and responsive to workforce needs of the community
  • Embraces & is highly visible throughout the communities served by the ACTC tri-state area
  • Emphasis on enhancing the college’s reputation & supporting the college’s
  • Well rounded background in all functional areas of the college history & future
  • Understands what it means to be part of a statewide system
  • Commitment to business & industry with a focus on providing programs to meet their needs
  • Proven fundraising capabilities
  • Financial background with a thorough understanding of the budgeting process
  • Classroom teaching experience
  • Understands the service region of the college
  • Understands facilities & space management

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  1. An earned Doctorate from an accredited college or university
  2. Progressive leadership experience with 3 – 5 years Senior-level executive experience in higher education, with preference given to the community or technical college experience
  3. An approachable person of high integrity and energy, with a track record of building successful teams, inside and outside the organization.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Applicants will submit for review the following:

  1. A current vita with a cover letter addressing characteristics and qualifications; and
  2. A list of five professional references, including names and telephone numbers (both home and business).
  3. All application materials must be received by 5:00 PM EST on May 17, 2018. The review of applications will begin May 18, 2018. Nominations and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

*Please Note: All semi-finalists will be required to submit a 10-minute video presentation. All nominations and applications should be addressed to: KCTCS President’s Office Attention: Jackie B. Cecil, System Director of Human Resources Job #9800 300 North Main Street, Versailles, Kentucky 40383 For more information regarding this position, please visit the Ashland Presidential Search webpage at https://ashland.kctcs.edu/presidential-search.

The Kentucky Community and Technical College System is an equal educational and employment opportunity institution and does not discriminate on the basis of; race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, disability, family medical history, or genetic information. Further, we vigilantly prevent discrimination based on sexual orientation, parental status, marital status, political affiliation, military service, or any other non-merit based factor.

Cuyahoga Community College, Eastern Campus; President (Cleveland, Ohio)

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Job Description and Application Process

Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C®) seeks a new Eastern Campus President; a visionary who is a collaborative leader and who has the background and experience to lead the campus as a valued member of the local community, as well as northeast Ohio. The Campus President is the chief executive officer of the campus and reports directly to the Executive Vice President and Provost, Access, Learning & Success. The Eastern Campus President also provides College-wide leadership in multi-campus programs. The successful candidate should possess the following strengths:

  • Strong commitment to student-centered learning to ensure access, equity, completion and student success
  • Record of success in finances, budget, resource generation and planning
  • Passion for career and technical education, liberal arts, transfer programs and workforce training
  • Understanding of the role remedial education has in the community college environment
  • Ability to work collaboratively and successfully with unions representing several of the College’s employee groups
  • Excellent business acumen and positive experience in advocating
  • for the College to governmental, professional and civic organizations
  • Successful experience in Board relations; strategic planning and institutional assessment
  • Ability to foster open communication and inclusivity
  • Appreciation for and supporter of a diverse environment
  • Ability to develop, lead and implement student success initiatives

The successful candidate should also demonstrate the skills of a successful campus president:

  • Possess comprehensive knowledge of higher education theories, concepts, and practices
  • Possess an understanding of a large urban educational environment
  • Possess a 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
  • 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
  • Demonstrated passion and commitment to student success and to enhancing teaching and learning
  • Ability to establish mutually beneficial ties within the industry, including partnerships with four-year institutions and the local community
  • Ability to work collaboratively with administrators, staff and faculty throughout the College and with 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

Required experience/skills:

  • Earned doctorate from a regionally accredited institution
  • Minimum of ten years of demonstrated experience including:
    • Teaching in higher education
    • Executive-level leadership and administration
    • Accreditation and/or compliance standards
    • Developing and managing budgets
    • Fundraising and/or grant writing and grant administration
    • Effectively developing strategies and making decisions that have significant, broad implications for the management and operations of a division (or equivalent business area)
    • Effectiveness requiring dynamic and analytical problem-solving methods in a variety of situations

Benefits of Employment

We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, including:

  • Medical and dental plans
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Standard and supplemental life insurance
  • Short-term and long-term disability plans
  • Retirement plans
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Paid time off (vacation, sick, personal, holiday, consulting)
  • Wireless stipend
  • Remission of fees

Application Process

Applications will be reviewed immediately and the process will continue until the position is filled. Applicants must apply directly to Cuyahoga Community College through the online system found at www.tri-c.edu/campuspresidentTo ensure full consideration, materials should be received by Monday, May 7, 2018. Candidates should be prepared to submit the following documents as MS Word or Adobe Acrobat attachments: (1) a cover letter that addresses the Job Description, Qualifications, and Knowledge, Skills and Abilities; (2) a current resume; and (3) name and contact information for three professional references. Please direct inquiries and nominations to: Preston Pulliams, President Gold Hill Associates 1065 Stigger Road Jackson, MS 39209 503-704-3425 preston@goldhillassociates.com Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C®) was the first established community college in Ohio and remains the state’s largest. The College is in the top 30 community colleges conferring associate degrees in all disciplines and first in the nation in the number of associate degree conferred in nursing and health-related programs. Fully accredited, the College has been selected as an Achieving the Dream college and is a board member college of the League for Innovation in the Community College. Each year more than 55,000 credit and non-credit students take courses at our four traditional campuses, two Corporate College locations, 50+ off-campus sites and via television and the Internet. Offering more than 1,000 credit courses and more than 200 career and technical programs and liberal arts curricula, we are a highly respected academic institution.

Cuyahoga Community College Eastern Campus

Founded in 1971, Cuyahoga Community College’s Eastern Campus has a rich tradition of serving students who want to complete their first two years of college in a high-quality educational environment, as well as those desiring a direct-to-job educational experience leading to a family-sustaining wage. The Eastern Campus features Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degrees for students who wish to transfer to a four-year institution. The campus has strong articulation agreements with more than 40 four-year partners, including on-site bachelor’s degree offerings from Hiram College. For direct-to-job interests, the Eastern Campus offers many programs with a focus on sustainability and personal health, including Hospitality Management and Culinary Arts, Interior Design, Massage Therapy, Nursing, Pharmacy Technology, Plant Science and Landscape Technology, and Sport and Exercise Studies, among others. The Eastern Campus is also home to The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Humanities Center, which provides high-performing students a collaborative, problem-based learning environment with a focus on leadership development and community engagement. Our Mission, Vision and Values Our underlying mission, vision and values guide us in our work and our service. Mission To provide high-quality, accessible and affordable educational opportunities and services — including university transfer, technical and lifelong learning programs —that promote individual development and improve the overall quality of life in a multicultural community. Vision Cuyahoga Community College will be recognized as an exemplary teaching and learning community that fosters service and student success. The College will be a valued resource and leader in academic quality, cultural enrichment, and economic development characterized by continuous improvement, innovation, and community responsiveness. Values To successfully fulfill the mission and vision, Cuyahoga Community College is consciously committed to diversity, integrity, academic excellence, and achievement of individual and institutional goals. We are dedicated to building trust, respect, and confidence among our colleagues, students, and the community. Cuyahoga Community College 2500 E 22nd St. Cleveland, Ohio 44115 216-987-4831 www.tri-c.edu

Pending College Executive Job Searches

  1. Associate Vice Chancellor – Online, Lone Star College (The Woodlands, Texas)
  2. Vice Chancellor of Economic and Workforce Development at Alamo College District (San Antonio, Texas)

Please contact Gold Hill Associates with any questions regarding College President Job Searches.