College Executive Job Searches

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 LoneStar.edu.

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: dennis@goldhillassociates.com. 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 Helen.Clougherty@LoneStar.edu

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
Dennis@GoldHillAssociates.com

Tulsa Community College; Senior Vice President and Chief Academic Officer (Tulsa Oklahoma)

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POSITION PROFILE

Position Description

As the Chief Academic Affairs Officer of the College, the Senior Vice President provides leadership to all college constituents in developing and implementing academic programs and services. The Senior Vice President provides direction and support in the teaching/learning process both inside and outside of the classroom by advancing the Guided Pathways Essential Practices to produce equitable learning outcomes in support of the College’s mission.

Titles of Positions Directly Supervised

Provosts, Vice President of Workforce Development, Transfer and Curriculum Compliance Administrator, Director of Project Management, and Executive Assistant.

Position Requirements

  1. Earned Doctorate at an accredited institution with at least 7 years of experience in the area (or a similar area).
  2. Significant experience in curriculum development and academic assessment processes related to institutional effectiveness.
  3. Progressively successful administrative experience in the academic area of an urban community college.
  4. Proven supervisory and leadership abilities.
  5. Demonstrated commitment to community college leadership, serving a diverse student population, and subscribing to a Guided Pathways Philosophy of realigning the student experience to increase student success and narrow equity gaps.
  6. Excellent communication and change management skills with the ability to empower, collaborate, delegate, and build consensus.
  7. Ability to synthesize and analyze information, evaluate consequences of decisions, and be decisive in leadership actions.

Position Duties

  1. Effectively and collaboratively work with the President and executive team members in strategic planning and implementation, including the creation and monitoring of performance indicators.
  2. Provide overall vision, leadership, and direction for academic affairs of the college, including workforce development, curriculum, and program development, program review, and assessment practices.
  3. Stay abreast of current/promising trends and best practices leading to equitable student learning and success outcomes, and adhere to philosophy and implementation of Guided Pathways Essential Practices.
  4. Serve as primary liaison and spokesperson between the college’s academic affairs and OSRHE, the college’s Board of Regents’ Student Success committee, and other public stakeholders including universities, secondary schools, and business and industry.
  5. Lead and support the institution in the development of flexible, innovative delivery of curriculum and services to accomplish the strategic goal of learning anywhere and anytime.
  6. Foster shared governance and effective change management practices on academic matters among faculty and staff, including Faculty Association and Academic Affairs Council.
  7. Enhance internal capacities and organizational processes to ensure that student, faculty, staff, and programs achieve positive outcomes, including direct contribution to the faculty hiring process.
  8. Lead the development and articulation of programs and collaborative, educational initiatives with other educational institutions locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally.
  9. Prepare the OSRHE Annual Academic Plan and other plans – academic efficiencies, assessment, ESL report, remediation report, HLC Accreditation report, etc.
  10. Hold Academic Council meetings and follow up sub-committee meetings on various academic and academic related projects.
  11. Oversee budgetary resources for academic units and academic support areas, ensuring transparency in allocation processes.
  12. Collaborate with college leaders on issues related to the operations, safety, and security of the College.
  13. Serve as a member of the President’s Cabinet and the President’s Executive Serves as Chief Executive Officer of the College in the absence of the President.
  14. Work closely with Student Affairs to promote the mission of the College.
  15. Assume other responsibilities as assigned by the President and Chief Executive Officer.

NOTE: The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

APPLICATION PROCESS AND TIMELINE

To ensure full consideration, application materials must be received by: February 28, 2020.

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 Tulsa Community College (not to exceed five [5] pages).
  2. Current resume.
  3. A minimum of five references will be required of finalists.

Please submit items 1 and 2 to: dennis@goldhillassociates.com

To receive full consideration, applications materials must be submitted by Friday, February 28.

For information about the application process, please contact Dr. Dennis Michaelis 254.297.9896 | dennis@goldhillassociates.com

Timeline (Subject to Change)

  1. February 28, 2020: Closing Date for
  2. Early March, 2020: List of semi-finalists will be sent to President and Search Committee for
  3. Mid March, 2020: Approximately 5-7 semi-finalists will engage in airport interviews.
  4. Early April: On-campus interviews of
  5. Early May, 2020: Announcement of the new Chief Academic
  6. August 1, 2020: Start date for new Chief Academic

ABOUT THE COLLEGE

Tulsa Community College has served Tulsa and northeastern Oklahoma since 1970. Now Oklahoma’s largest, multi- campus community college, TCC serves 25,000 students in college programs annually. Four fully equipped campuses – Metro, Northeast, Southeast and West – populate the Tulsa area, along with several community campuses in the suburban areas. TCC boasts knowledgeable faculty teaching in state-of-the art facilities on four campuses, programs for students at every stage of life, robust online learning opportunities, and a commitment to affordable excellence.

TCC consistently ranks among the elite of the nation’s 1,150 community college associate degree producers, serves more college students in northeastern Oklahoma than any other public college or university and reports one of the largest freshman classes in Oklahoma every year. TCC offers 52 AS/AA degrees, 34 AAS degrees, and 39 certificates.

STUDENT PROFILE

  1. 21% First-Time Students 
  2. 1,893 HS Concurrent Students
  1. 29% Full-Time
  2. 71% Part-Time
  1. 63% Female
  2. 37% Male

Average Age 25 

Ethnicity

  • White (52.4%)
  • More than 1 race (11.6%) 
  • Hispanic (10.8%)
  • Black (7.9%)
  • American Indian (6.9%)
  • Asian (4.3%)
  • Not Reported (3.8%)
  • Non-resident Alien (2.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian/Other/Pacific Islander (0.1%)

16,475 STUDENTS ENROLLED

5,599 Students Received $10,476,824 in Federal Grants

19:1 Student to Faculty Ratio

OUR MISSION

Building success through education

OUR VISION

An educated, employed, and thriving community

OUR BELIEFS AND VALUES

You Belong Here — We foster a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion that welcomes and respects everyone for who they are and who they will become.

Everyone Can Learn — We meet people where they are by creating a safe and supportive learning and working environment leading to success.

Community Is Our Middle Name — We build community, inside and out, through collaboration, service, sustainability, and social and financial responsibility.

Quality Education Is Affordable — We create a rigorous and engaging learning experience that provides exceptional value.

Excellence Is Our Culture — We live out excellence at every level by embracing change, always improving, and persisting to reach our full potential.

Numbers based on students who took at least one course in Fall 2018.

ABOUT THE AREA

Tulsa is a city of approximately 400,000 residents located in Northeastern Oklahoma. Residents of Tulsa enjoy many amenities associated with larger, urban cities including museums, botanic garden, international airport, performing arts center, zoo, and aquarium, but with a cost of living that is below the national average. Tulsa provides a variety of recreational opportunities, such as the prestigious Gathering Place park as well as being located near numerous lakes. Additionally, a minor league baseball team, the Tulsa Drillers, is in the heart of the city. Tulsa is home to a variety of the nation’s largest employers, which cuts across numerous industries that include aerospace, engineering, healthcare, manufacturing, and transportation. Major employers include American Airlines maintenance base; Baker Hughes, a leading manufacturer of oil field machinery and equipment; Williams Companies, a major oil and gas company; and Spirit Aerosystems, a global manufacturer and distributor of airplane parts and equipment.

Points of Pride at Tulsa Community College

  • TCC is home to one of the country’s first tuition-free Associate degree programs, Tulsa Achieves. As of 2019, it has provided a path to college for more than 20,000 students and provided nearly 750,000 volunteer service hours to the community.
  • TCC was among the colleges in the first cohort of the American Association of Community College’s Pathways Project. The Pathways Essential Practices continue to guide our mission, values, and strategic planning.
  • TCC is supported by three funding sources: state funding, tuition and fees, and ad valorem taxes from Tulsa County property owners. TCC has also benefited from an engaged community. This has led to several key projects in bond issues in recent years as well as the recent completion of a successful $20 million-dollar capital campaign.
  • TCC is a hub of creativity for students and the community. Examples include the Thomas K. McKeon Center for Creativity and the TCC’s very own Signature Symphony at the VanTrease Performing Arts Center for Education

Tulsa Community College; Vice President For Student Affairs And Equity (Tulsa Oklahoma)

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POSITION PROFILE

Position Description

The Vice President of Student Affairs and Equity is responsible for oversight, direction, and leadership for all student affairs departments within the College. The Vice President advances the College’s mission by providing support services that enhance the learning environment, contribute to student success, and create equitable outcomes.

Titles of Positions Directly Supervised

Wellness, Dean Student Affairs: Assessment & Testing Services, Dean Student Affairs: Student Life, Dean Student Affairs: Accessibility Resources; Dean of Advising and Retention; Assistant Vice President of Enrollment Management; Dean of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; Student Technology Manager, and Project Coordinator.

Position Requirements

  1. Master’s degree with at least 7 years of experience in the area (or similar area). Doctoral degree or terminal degree preferred.
  2. Progressively successfully administrative and management experience in the area (or a similar area).
  3. Proven supervisory and leadership abilities.
  4. Demonstrated commitment to community college leadership and serving a diverse student population.
  5. Excellent communication and change management skills with the ability to empower, delegate, and build consensus.
  6. Ability to synthesize and analyze information, evaluate consequences of decisions, and be decisive in leadership actions.

Position Duties

  1. Provide overall vision, leadership, and direction for student affairs of the college, including development and implementation of strategic planning for Student Affairs supporting the College’s Strategic Plan.
  2. Develop long-term Diversity, Equity and Inclusion action plans, and establish clear, measurable goals and metrics to monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of initiatives.

APPLICATION PROCESS AND TIMELINE

To ensure full consideration, application materials must be received by: February 28, 2020.

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 Tulsa Community College (not to exceed five [5] pages).
  2. Current resume.
  3. A minimum of five references will be required of finalists.

Please submit items 1 and 2 to: dennis@goldhillassociates.com

To receive full consideration, applications materials must be submitted by Friday, February 28.

For information about the application process, please contact Dr. Dennis Michaelis 254.297.9896 | dennis@goldhillassociates.com

Timeline (Subject to Change)

  1. February 28, 2020: Closing Date for Applications.
  2. Early March, 2020: List of semi-finalists will be sent to President and Search Committee for review.
  3. Mid March, 2020: Approximately 5-7 semi-finalists will engage in airport interviews.
  4. Early April: On-campus interviews of finalists.

ABOUT THE COLLEGE

Tulsa Community College has served Tulsa and northeastern Oklahoma since 1970. Now Oklahoma’s largest, multi- campus community college, TCC serves 25,000 students in college programs annually. Four fully equipped campuses – Metro, Northeast, Southeast and West – populate the Tulsa area, along with several community campuses in the suburban areas. TCC boasts knowledgeable faculty teaching in state-of-the art facilities on four campuses, programs for students at every stage of life, robust online learning opportunities, and a commitment to affordable excellence.

TCC consistently ranks among the elite of the nation’s 1,150 community college associate degree producers, serves more college students in northeastern Oklahoma than any other public college or university and reports one of the largest freshman classes in Oklahoma every year. TCC offers 52 AS/AA degrees, 34 AAS degrees, and 39 certificates.

STUDENT PROFILE

  1. 21% First-Time Students 
  2. 1,893 HS Concurrent Students
  1. 29% Full-Time
  2. 71% Part-Time
  1. 63% Female
  2. 37% Male

Average Age 25 

Ethnicity

  • White (52.4%)
  • More than 1 race (11.6%) 
  • Hispanic (10.8%)
  • Black (7.9%)
  • American Indian (6.9%)
  • Asian (4.3%)
  • Not Reported (3.8%)
  • Non-resident Alien (2.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian/Other/Pacific Islander (0.1%)

16,475 STUDENTS ENROLLED

5,599 Students Received $10,476,824 in Federal Grants

19:1 Student to Faculty Ratio

OUR MISSION

Building success through education

OUR VISION

An educated, employed, and thriving community

OUR BELIEFS AND VALUES

You Belong Here — We foster a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion that welcomes and respects everyone for who they are and who they will become.

Everyone Can Learn — We meet people where they are by creating a safe and supportive learning and working environment leading to success.

Community Is Our Middle Name — We build community, inside and out, through collaboration, service, sustainability, and social and financial responsibility.

Quality Education Is Affordable — We create a rigorous and engaging learning experience that provides exceptional value.

Excellence Is Our Culture — We live out excellence at every level by embracing change, always improving, and persisting to reach our full potential.

Numbers based on students who took at least one course in Fall 2018.

ABOUT THE AREA

Tulsa is a city of approximately 400,000 residents located in Northeastern Oklahoma. Residents of Tulsa enjoy many amenities associated with larger, urban cities including museums, botanic garden, international airport, performing arts center, zoo, and aquarium, but with a cost of living that is below the national average. Tulsa provides a variety of recreational opportunities, such as the prestigious Gathering Place park as well as being located near numerous lakes. Additionally, a minor league baseball team, the Tulsa Drillers, is in the heart of the city. Tulsa is home to a variety of the nation’s largest employers, which cuts across numerous industries that include aerospace, engineering, healthcare, manufacturing, and transportation. Major employers include American Airlines maintenance base; Baker Hughes, a leading manufacturer of oil field machinery and equipment; Williams Companies, a major oil and gas company; and Spirit Aerosystems, a global manufacturer and distributor of airplane parts and equipment.

Points of Pride at Tulsa Community College

  • TCC is home to one of the country’s first tuition-free Associate degree programs, Tulsa Achieves. As of 2019, it has provided a path to college for more than 20,000 students and provided nearly 750,000 volunteer service hours to the community.
  • TCC was among the colleges in the first cohort of the American Association of Community College’s Pathways Project. The Pathways Essential Practices continue to guide our mission, values, and strategic planning.
  • TCC is supported by three funding sources: state funding, tuition and fees, and ad valorem taxes from Tulsa County property owners. TCC has also benefited from an engaged community. This has led to several key projects in bond issues in recent years as well as the recent completion of a successful $20 million-dollar capital campaign.
  • TCC is a hub of creativity for students and the community. Examples include the Thomas K. McKeon Center for Creativity and the TCC’s very own Signature Symphony at the VanTrease Performing Arts Center for Education

Lane Community College; Vice President of Finance and Administration (Eugene, Oregon)

Lane Community College

Vice President of Finance and Administration

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AA/EEO Statement:

Lane Community College is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity / Veteran / Disabled Employer embracing equity, inclusion and accessibility. We encourage a safe and hospitable environment for women, minority, veteran and disabled candidates.

  • Lane actively recruits Veterans and those with Disabilities for all positions. For accommodations and questions call 541-463-5586.
  • Veterans, please fax, e-mail, mail or deliver your documentation (DD214/DD215/letter of disability) to Human Resources blunta@lanecc.edu, 541-463-3970
  • Lane Community College insures that all veteran documentation submitted to HR will remain confidential.

Position Information:

Posting Number: 190195

Job Title: Vice President of Finance and Administration

Department /Division: President’s Office

Applicant Notification: 

Lane is partnering with Gold Hill Associates for the Vice President of Finance and Administration recruitment process.

  • For more information contact Dr. Walter H. Nolte: Walter@goldhillassociates.com, (307) 262-2576.

The Position

  • The Vice President of Finance & Administration (VPFA) reports to the President and is a member of the President’s Cabinet. The VPFA is responsible for organizing, developing and administering the comprehensive financial and operating services of the College to reach institutional goals. The person in this role will promote an ethic of partnership and governance with faculty, staff, and students.
  • The VPFA supervises and oversees a budget of approximately $200 million, and may also administer bond funds. This role is critical in planning, directing, forecasting, and coordinating the college’s annual operating and capital fiscal plans; evaluating and advising on the financial and operational impact of policy options; and providing expert advice along with fiscal and operational policy recommendations to the President and Board of Education.
  • The VPFA ensures that the college is effective in its use of resources to achieve its mission and that services optimally support student learning and success. The Vice President provides the leadership necessary to move staff forward in the implementation of policies and practices that support, promote and achieve the goals of the college strategic directions.

Diversity Recruitment

As a vibrant educational institution, Lane is continuing to attract and retain a diverse student population. We are seeking qualified staff and educators to meet this need. Preferred candidates will be able to demonstrate active dedication to enhancing diversity and the role-modeling of cultural competency. Second language skills are strongly desired.

How to monitor your application

  1. Enter recruitment@lanecc.edu into your safe sending list. Notifications will be sent toward the end of search process. Be sure to check your spam mail.
  2. Visit your Employment Opportunities account. The main page will show your status in the search.
  • See applicant instructions. Positions close at 9:00 pm PST.

Applicants must complete the Lane online application in full. See applicant instructions below for how to apply.

Location: Main Campus

Classification: Management

Position Type: Management

Anticipated Start Date:          April 1, 2020

Salary/Wage: Annual

Salary/Wage Range:  Starting Salary Range $93,052 – $145,927 Annually (Management Salary Band 6)

Salary/Compensation Statement:

In addition to salary, an excellent benefit package is provided.

  • Our Management Benefits package includes a generous contribution toward medical, dental and vision insurance, long term disability as well as paid sick leave and vacation time.
  • All employees are compensated through electronic direct deposit.

Grant Statement: NA

Working Schedule: NA

FLSA: Exempt

Position Status: Permanent

Full/Part: Full-Time

Annual Schedule:       260 Day (12 Month)

Annual Schedule Details: NA

Quicklink for Posting: http://jobs.lanecc.edu/postings/10021

POSTING TEXT

Posting Date:  12/06/2019

Closing Date:  01/31/2020

Applicant Pool: No

Open Until Filled: No

Required QUALIFICATIONS

Required Education:

  • Earned Master’s degree in business administration or a related field.

Required Experience:

  • Five (5) years of increasingly responsible multi-fund management, administrative and leadership experience, including responsibility for fiscal control and other general management functions.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop, analyze and implement effective and fiscally sustainable budget and administrative strategies.
  • Demonstrated experience with strategic and operational plan development, implementation and evaluation.
  • A record of successful collaboration with bargaining units.

Conditions of Employment: NA

Preferred QUALIFICATIONS

Preferred Education

  • CPA license

Preferred Experience

  • Higher education or multi-fund financial management experience preferred, community college experience strongly preferred.
  • Experience advising and working in collaboration with a board.
  • Demonstrated experience administering entrepreneurial activities.
  • Experience with facilities planning, management, and capital programs.
  • Demonstrated experience with technology innovation as a means of enhancing or transforming the learning environment.
  • Demonstrated experience working within a large-scale organization.
  • Demonstrated experience with sustainable practices, particularly as they apply to educational institutions.
  • Demonstrated record of successful collaboration with faculty, staff and student constituent groups.

Bilingual/Multicultural Statement: 

  • Multicultural experience and bilingual proficiency in World languages is preferred.
  • A demonstrated commitment to promote and enhance the concepts of social justice and cultural competent behaviors is expected.

Equivalency Statement: 

  • Equivalent combination of training and experience will be considered for meeting minimum qualifications.
  • Applicants are responsible to show how their personal training and experience would qualify them for the position.

Position Purpose: 

The Vice President of Finance & Administration, working with the President and the President’s Cabinet, sets the vision and mission for college support services while providing leadership and management for their assigned divisions and departments.

Essential Functions

Areas of Primary Accountability

Responsible for oversight of the Budget Office, College Finance, Facilities Management and Planning, Entrepreneurial and Business Services (Bookstore, Printing and Graphics, Food Services, Center for Meeting & Learning), Public Safety, Sustainability, and other departments as assigned.

Leadership

  • Establishes the objectives, scope of service, structure, staffing and performance standards for Finance & Administration areas.
  • Ensures Finance & Administration area functions to optimally support the college’s learning-centered mission.
  • Provides overall leadership in budget planning, preparation, analysis, and projections for the College.
  • Guides the development of entrepreneurial activities, promotes and supports entrepreneurial thinking and practices.
  • Develops and supervises the Finance and Administration teams through coaching, mentoring, facilitating and supporting professional development.
  • Articulates college vision, mission, values and areas of focus. Represents the college to various college and external groups.
  • Advocates and facilitates a positive climate of continuous improvement within the college.
  • Demonstrates Lane’s core value of Diversity by modeling and ensuring equity, inclusion, and cultural competency in all position responsibilities regardless of age, color, gender, disability, gender identity or expression, social class, marital status, national origin, race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, veteran’s status, nationality, age, language, origin or employment status.
  • Demonstrates Lane’s core value of Sustainability; continuously seeks out and fosters innovative strategies to advance environmental and financial sustainability at the college and within the larger community.
  • Actively promotes sustainability work and initiatives by staff and students. Works to advance the college’s standing as a national leader in environmental sustainability.
  • Serves as a member of the President’s Cabinet.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Administration/Management

  • Develops an organizational climate that supports staff in accomplishing the goals and objectives of Finance & Administration.
  • Provides information, education, and support to the Board of Education at regular intervals and on request, especially in relation to budget and finance areas.
  • Oversees overall Finance & Administration budgets; utilizes data in decision-making to ensure effective, efficient and sustainable use of resources.
  • Ensures the development of effective and timely financial and operating reports to the President, Board of Education, college constituencies, and federal, regional, state, and granting authorities.
  • Supervises and provides direction to a team of managers; develops annual goals and evaluates performance.
  • Assists in development of collective bargaining agreements and is responsible for their administration and maintenance.
  • Ensures all assigned areas and staff implement the college’s affirmative action and equal opportunity policies, goals, and timetables, including effective processes in recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce.
  • Promotes and is a strong participant in college governance.
  • Supports and promotes practices that result in development and implementation of equity and inclusion initiatives in assigned areas.
  • Evaluates and maintains ADA compliance and appropriate access to persons with disabilities in order to provide for the success of students and staff with disabilities.
  • Ensures staff development on equity, inclusion, and respectful learning and working environment issues.

Budget/Finance/Risk Management

  • Ensures the development and maintenance of appropriate administrative and operational procedures.
  • Interprets, administers and ensures compliance with State and Federal, Board of Education and college requirements, policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • Supervises the bidding, purchasing and contracting activities for the college.
  • Ensures the effective development and communication of the College’s emergency preparedness and emergency response procedures.
  • Oversees long-range financial planning, and the development of the college budget-building process.
  • Analyzes, recommends and oversees implementation of strategies and practices relating to financial management and fiscal sustainability.
  • Leads and oversees the college’s commitments to construction projects and facilities planning.

Supervision Statement:

Reports to the College President.

Physical Demands/Working Environment:

This position works indoors and is exposed to usual office working conditions that includes office noises and interruptions, such as printers, telephones, and visitors. This position requires that an employee be able to sit or stand for extended periods of time; perform cognitive and psychometric work for more than six (6) hours a day. This position may work with individuals who may be hostile or abusive. Work may require transporting materials up to twenty-five (25) pounds.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Lane is committed to meeting the needs of our community, utilizing a participatory style of decision-making. This position requires the ability to work in changing environments and respond in a flexible and effective manner.

Knowledge of:

  • Public-sector budget and financial processes, HR management and processes, labor relations, higher education legal issues; college policies, public relations; facilities management and planning, entrepreneurial development, auxiliary operations, and the contemporary implications and transformational nature of technology in higher education operations.
  • A demonstrated understanding of higher education operational concepts, practices, challenges and opportunities.
  • Knowledge of principles and standards of fund accounting for public colleges and universities.

Skill in:

  • Collaborative and participatory decision-making utilizing the efforts of others, analysis, organization and administration;
  • problem solving;
  • interpersonal relationships;
  • communication, coaching, mentoring, team building, recognition and collaborative leadership;
  • facilitation and conflict resolution and negotiation; demonstrated cultural competence;
  • crisis intervention and management;
  • direct, open, clear and concise communication, both verbal and written;
  • skillful and active listening;
  • meeting facilitation; management of complex budget;
  • strong financial skills;
  • planning skills, vision and initiative to anticipate and manage rapid institutional and technology changes.

Ability to:

  • Effectively lead, guide and encourage staff;
  • be a visionary and transformational leader;
  • be courageous;
  • initiate and implement best practices;
  • manage a high degree of complexity, including ability to address multiple projects and issues at the highest level of the organization;
  • collaborate with collective bargaining units; foster and promote a respectful environment by interacting positively with students, staff and other members of diverse communities;
  • promote an environment of innovation and creativity;
  • work with community organizations and other institutions;
  • advocate for Finance & Administration areas within the college;
  • foster an active collegial, cooperative workplace;
  • relate interpersonally with students, staff and the public; and
  • promote a strategic vision for areas of responsibility.

Applicant Instructions

To be considered a candidate for this position, all of the following must be included in the application package:

Required Documents

  1. Online Application – complete in entirety and submitted online please include at least three (3) work related references.
  2. Resume – Comprehensive of experience, education and accomplishments.
  3. Cover Letter – clearly detailing how you meet the qualifications for the position.
  4. Transcripts – Unofficial or official transcripts are required at the time of interview, if selected.

If applicable:

  1. DD214 – Veterans, please fax, email, mail or deliver your documentation (DD214/DD215/letter of disability) to Human Resources at Lane Community College. BluntA@lanecc.edu, 541-463-5970

Additional Documents and Letters of reference are not accepted.

Questions?

For assistance with search submission and position information contact Dr. Walter H. Nolte, Walter@goldhillassociates.com, (307) 262-2576.

For assistance with the online application contact Amanda Blunt; BluntA@lanecc.edu, 541-463-5112

Transcript Instructions:

Transcripts are required if selected for an interview.

College and Division Information:

The College

  • Lane Community College, a comprehensive community college in beautiful Lane County, Oregon invites applications for the Vice President for Finance and Administration.
  • Lane is a learning-centered community college that provides affordable, quality, lifelong educational opportunities.
  • Lane’s core values center on learning, diversity, collaboration and partnership, integrity, accessibility and sustainability to ensure successful experiences for all of our students.
  • More than 40,000 students take credit or noncredit classes at Lane each year. Lane has the second largest enrollment of the 17 community colleges in Oregon. Lane serves a 4,600 square mile area from the Cascade Mountains to the Pacific Ocean.
  • Lane has received many awards and accolades for its innovative programs and high quality academic and student services. The college is a member of the League for Innovation in the Community College and in 2000 was selected by the league as one of 12 Vanguard Learning Colleges in North America for its outstanding record of achievement and innovation in improving learning and student success.

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  • Resume
  • Cover Letter

Optional Documents: NA

Mott Community College Vice President for Academic Success and Provost (Flint, Michigan)

Vice President for Academic Success and Provost
Academic Affairs

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POSITION FOCUS

Under the direction of the President, the Vice President for Academic Success and Provost (VP-ASP) is responsible for providing the leadership, vision and outcomes that foster academic success, persistence and completion for a diverse student body. This position provides strategic leadership that seeks to reduce gaps in performance among students from diverse backgrounds. The VP-ASP will serve as the chief academic officer of the College and is responsible for educational policy and academic programs. This includes program review and improvement, accreditation and self-evaluation, assessment of student learning and advancement of student success, academic personnel decisions, budget development, enrollment management, fiscal accountability, program and curriculum development, and the encouragement and improvement of teaching and learning. The VP-ASP is accountable for achievement of the College’s Institutional Priorities, Strategic Goals, long term planning of educational and vocational needs, assuring quality of instruction, and successful selection and development of a highly skilled and committed faculty. The VP-ASP collaborates with academic deans, faculty, and staff to identify and create the
conditions that support student learning across all MCC sites.

The VP-ASP serves as the chief presidential advisor in matters related to curriculum and instruction, faculty selection, assignment, development, and retention. The position is responsible for leading College academic efforts and partnerships that involve public and private secondary school, four-year college and university partnerships, and community and business partnerships. The VP-ASP works with the Vice President for Student Success Services in all matters related to the coordination of supporting the MCC Student Commitments. The VP-ASP works with the Associate Vice President for Human Resources in all matters related to the coordination of supporting the MCC Employee Commitments. The VP-ASP is accountable for supporting the achievement of bridging instructional programs and services with Workforce and Economic Development College training programs and services.

The VP-ASP works collaboratively with campus administration to implement, guide, and promote academic success and teaching and learning strategies that serve as a comprehensive, integrated approach toward enhancing and improving the persistence, retention, and graduation rates.

The VP-ASP serves as a member of the President’s Executive Cabinet and leads College-wide committees as appropriate and as assigned.

CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES

  1. The Vice President for Academic Success and Provost will be an innovative and collaborative leader prepared to successfully address the following opportunities and challenges:
  2. Administer and guide a comprehensive academic instructional division that provides clear pathways to completion, transfer and jobs.
  3. Provide innovative and successful academic leadership and vision in instruction and program development that supports the successful teaching and learning of a diverse
    student population.
  4. Develop and implement a strategic academic enrollment management plan that leverages the full spectrum of program offerings, addresses the demographic shifts in the local community, and supports enrollment, retention, and completion goals.
  5. Demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion and narrowing the equity and achievement gaps of all students.
  6. Enhance partnerships with K-12 school districts, municipalities, transfer institutions, employers, and other key stakeholders for the purpose of creating opportunities for our
    students and sustaining the community.
  7. Provide leadership, foresight, and vision focused on student success, completion and community vitality and sustainability.
  8. Promote innovation in program and curriculum development, academic scheduling, academic student support services, professional development, and teaching and learning.

POSITION DETAILS – QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Master’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education.
  2. Must have three or more years of innovative and successful academic leadership experience in higher education reporting to a Chancellor, Vice-Chancellor, President, or Vice President. Experience must include a broad array of areas to include curriculum, scheduling of classes, student learning outcomes, budgeting, educational technologies, regional accreditation, strategic planning, and teaching and learning theory, design, development and evaluation.
  3. Must have higher education teaching experience.
  4. Ability to plan and organize curriculum, teaching and learning initiatives in cooperation with faculty and staff to increase learning outcomes.
  5. Must have demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  6. Must demonstrate excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills, and a demonstrated ability to exercise good judgment.
  7. Must have supervisory experience, including hiring, developing, and managing employee performance.
  8. Understanding of and commitment to the mission, priorities and strategic planning of the comprehensive community college and the constituencies it serves.
  9. Must have experience working with a diverse student population and demonstrated sensitivity to the needs of the broad spectrum of individuals representing the College and staff populations.
  10. Display interpersonal and ethical skills that inspire trust.
  11. Demonstrated ability to motivate others, show initiative, be goal motivated and results orientated.
  12. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with individuals from all levels of the organization and community at-large.

Desired Qualifications:

  1. Doctorate.
  2. Community College teaching E\experience.
  3. Additional experience beyond the minimum requirements.
  4. Academic leadership experience within a community college setting.
  5. Demonstrated evidence of working with diverse communities and organizations.
  6. Supervisory experience in a unionized work environment.

COLLEGE OVERVIEW

Established in 1923, Mott Community College (MCC) continues to foster a fine tradition of excellence in serving the community. Named after automotive industrialist Charles Stewart Mott, MCC takes its mission of community service very seriously. The mission of MCC is to provide high quality, accessible, and affordable educational opportunities and services that cultivate student success and individual development and improve the overall quality of life in a multicultural community.

Mott Community College is committed to excellence in education and offering services that cultivate student success and improve the overall quality of life in a multicultural community. With almost 100 academic and occupational degree programs, we help students prepare to achieve more in an ever-changing economy. Through university transfer agreements, high-demand associate's degree programs and one-year certification programs, we help ensure that all Mott students are ready to get more out of life.

The College serves approximately 8,000 credit students each year. Incoming students can choose from 47 Associate Degree programs, 46 Certificate programs, and 7 Alternative TrainingPrograms. Most students attend MCC part-time while working and nearly 44 percent of MCC’s credit-seeking student population is eligible for Pell Grants, a federal subsidy designed to provide financial assistance to low-income students. The vast majority of MCC students (81%) reside in the City of Flint and Genesee County. MCC was recognized by the Aspen Institute in 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017, and 2019 as one of the nation’s top community colleges, and serves as an anchor institution, safe haven, and economic driver for Flint, Genesee County, and beyond.

CAMPUS LOCATION

Mott’s main campus is situated on the former grounds of the Charles Stewart Mott Estate. Students, employees and visitors love spending time on our beautifully landscaped and well-maintained acreage. The campus is located just east of downtown Flint, in the College/Cultural district.

The Cultural Center is a 30-acre site offering enriching exhibits, performances, festivals and events educating over 600,000 visitors per year within the Flint Institute of Arts, Flint Institute of Music, Flint Repertory Theatre, Longway Planetarium, Sloan Museum, and The Whiting.

The College is easily accessed by three interstate highways: I-75, I-69 and US-23. Bishop International Airport is located ten minutes from the main campus. We are conveniently located about an hour from Ann Arbor, Lansing and Detroit.

Those who enjoy a more rural, less hurried environment can travel “up north” within an hour. Our climate allows residents to enjoy year-round activities. Flint & Genesee County has 11,000 acres of woods, waters, trails and beaches in Flint and Genesee County. Michigan has close to 38,575 miles of water bordering the state and 36,000 linear miles of rivers and streams

HOW TO APPLY

For full consideration submit application materials by December 19, 2019. Position will remain open until filled. All inquiries, expressions of interest, nominations and applications are to be directed to the search consultant and are strictly confidential.

Please email the following to the search consultant listed below no later than December 19, 2019. Electronic transmissions are strongly encouraged.

  1. Letter expressing interest in the opportunity and how your background matches position requirements (not to exceed five pages)
  2. Resume
  3. Statement of Leadership Philosophy
  4. Contact information for a range of professional references (five minimum) to include a direct telephone number and email

SEARCH CONSULTANT:

Preston Pulliams
Gold Hill Associates
preston@goldhillassociates.com
Phone: 503-704-3425


As an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution, the College encourages diversity and provides equal opportunity in education, employment, all of its programs, and the use of its facilities. The College does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, veteran’s status, age, disability unrelated to an individual’s ability to perform adequately, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law. Title IX Coordinator Contact Information: 1401 E. Court St., Prahl College Center – Student Success Services Center (PCC-2280E), Flint, MI 48503, (810) 762-0024. Title II, ADA, Coordinator Contact Information: 1401 E. Court St., Curtice-Mott Complex (CM-1117), Flint, MI 48503 (810) 762-0373. Section 504 Coordinator Contact Information: 1401 E. Court St.,
Prahl College Center (PCC-2280A), Flint, MI 48503 (810) 762-0191.


Mott Community College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org), a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College President (Mount Gay, WV)

Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College

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President Position Description

The Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College Board of Governors invites applications and nominations for the position of President. The President is the Chief Executive Officer of the institution and reports directly to the 12-member Board of Governors, nine of whom are appointed by the Governor of West Virginia. The President is responsible for the leadership, management and development of the College, consisting of campuses located in four counties, and is the official channel to the Board for all policy, program, and budget recommendations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Fulfilling the mission and vision of Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College;
  • Serving as Chief Executive Officer of the College;
  • Envisioning and developing successful models for strategic planning, assessment, data collection, and implementation that can be used in charting the future of the institution;
  • Overseeing the development of innovative academic programs that promote student success and growth;
  • Managing budgeting approaches and financial models that support the basic needs of the College, encourage growth, and provide for some managed risk strategies;
  • Developing and implementing comprehensive fundraising strategies for both programmatic and capital funding needs;
  • Facilitating the development of comprehensive marketing strategies for the institution and its programs and services;
  • Ensuring that all faculty and staff have a stake in the College’s success by encouraging their best work and developing open communications and exchanges of ideas;
  • Monitoring trends in higher education and promoting educational strategies to address those trends;
  • Building and maintaining stakeholder and community connections and partnerships;
  • Facilitating and implementing various uses of technology in both classroom and organization efforts;
  • Effectively networking and developing policy with legislative and regulatory bodies whose support is essential to the success of the institution.

Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College seeks an ethical and energetic president who exhibits the following traits, skills, qualities and characteristics:

  • Has an understanding of the mission and vision of community and technical college’s.
  • Has experience in the development and leadership of small, rural community college communities.
  • Has experience in collaborative leadership, such as shared governance with boards and stakeholders.
  • Has a record of effective leadership in supporting and promoting economic development and work force preparation, including an understanding of the role of the public college in meeting education and training needs.
  • Has strong interpersonal and communication skills, and a proven ability to handle multiple competing demands.
  • Has demonstrated success in institutional advancement, such as revenue generation, fundraising, and development.
  • Has a record of success as a thoughtful, visionary, effective, team-oriented leader and manager of people.
  • A demonstrated ability to develop and motivate staff.
  • A demonstrated commitment to building partnerships and coalitions with business and industry, government agencies, public schools, other colleges and universities, and other community groups.
  • A demonstrated ability to set, manage, and implement priorities.
  • Is a decision maker.
  • Has the ability and willingness to make tough decisions, based upon research, data, and financial situations.
  • Has good organizational and group instincts and abilities, and the ability to interact effectively with many outside organizations as an advocate for the College.
  • A demonstrated ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with the community.
  • A willingness to embrace and assimilate into the Appalachian culture and become a part of the communities in the College’s service area.

Personal Qualifications

  • A demonstrated leader, the President should be a proven manager with the ability to motivate, inspire, and instill confidence in others.
  • A proven strategic thinker with the highest level of integrity, the President should provide vision and collaborate with all College stakeholders including the Board of Governors.
  • The President should be a thought leader with a track record of integrating cutting edge programs and ideas.
  • The President should be inspiring and creative; a catalyst with a vision that can create excitement and energy around Southern’s mission and encourage others to support the organization.
  • The President should be comfortable with high public visibility and experienced with developing partnerships and alliances.
  • The President should be an energetic self-starter, flexible and be able to prioritize multiple tasks.
  • The President should be a good listener.
  • The President should be proactive, open and a leader who shares information readily, while respecting the abilities and opinions of others.
  • The President should be approachable and accessible to students.
  • The President must be willing to reside within the College’s service area.

Education and Experience

A Master’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution is required; an earned doctorate from a regionally accredited institution is preferred. Demonstrated and meaningful experience leading a dynamic, complex organization.

Compensation

Salary will be commensurate with experience. The position carries with it an attractive benefits package. This is a non-classified, FLSA-exempt position.

Application

This search is being assisted by Gold Hill Associates. To ensure full consideration, application materials should be electronically submitted (MS Word or PDF Format) to walter@goldhillassociates.com by Friday, January 31, 2020, citing in the subject line “Southern WV President.” The position will remain open until filled. Application should include a cover letter (not to exceed five pages); a current resume including a full name, address, email address, and telephone number; a reference list with the names, home and business telephone numbers, and email addresses of five professional references; and a copy of highest degree earned transcript. If employed, official transcripts are required prior to appointment.

If you need additional information or have questions about this search, please contact Dr. Walter Nolte of Gold Hill Associates by e-mail at walter@goldhillassociates.com or by phone at 307-262-2576.

Additional information regarding the Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College Presidential Search can be found at:
https://www.southernwv.edu/administration/presidential-search/

Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College is an Affirmative Action/ADA/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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

SUMMARY

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.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • 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

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE/TRAINING

  • 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

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES

  • 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

COMPETENCIES

CRITICAL COMPETENCIES

  • Service Focus
  • Collaboration
  • Continuous Improvement

VERY IMPORTANT COMPETENCIES

  • Communication
  • Adaptability

IMPORTANT COMPETENCIES

  • Time Utilization
  • Quality of Work

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONS

(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: https://tri-c.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=1724&site=3

Questions? Comments?

Contact Preston Pulliams as preston@goldhillassociates.com 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.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT

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.

Clark College Presidential Search (Vancouver, Washington)

President of Clark College Position Profile

(BOT Approved 10.17.19)

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Overview:

Clark College’s Board of Trustees seeks to hire an outstanding leader as president for the nationally recognized premier community college of Southwest Washington. Since its founding in 1933, Clark, “the community’s college,” has played a transformative role in the lives of the students it serves by adapting to the needs of a continuously changing community. Clark’s new president will be called on to build upon this legacy, collaboratively accelerating the college’s mission to support the educational and professional success of an increasingly diverse community – now and in years to come.

Reports to:
Clark College Board of Trustees

Level of Supervision:
Chief Executive Officer

Purpose and Responsibilities of Position:

Provide leadership to achieve institutional goals established by the Board of Trustees for Clark College and Community College District 14. Effectively manage the core functions of the office of the president prioritizing equitable student outcomes and institutional success in all actions of the college.

Areas of Emphasis:

The Board of Trustees and the community our college serves expect that the president of Clark College will Provide inspirational leadership by:

  • Setting high standards, guiding, leading, and managing the college’s Executive Cabinet to operate as a high-performing team; building an environment of clear priorities, trust and empowerment, and accountability.
  • Being a role model for the broader college community by fostering and maintaining authentic and productive relationships and being an advocate for faculty, staff, and students.
  • Utilizing the 2019-20 climate survey as the baseline for improvement in mission aligned culture, communications, and staff/faculty professional development and morale.
  • Demonstrate a deep appreciation for changes taking place in our community. Leading with racial equity, build recognizable improvement in community trust, disparities in student achievement, and employee retention, as a path to equity for all groups.
  • Manage resources and agreements to a multi-year time horizon considering current and forecasted realities:
  • Effectively partner with the Clark College Foundation as required to support goals of the Promising Pathways and future fundraising campaigns.
  • Ensure effective relationships with the community, region, technical college system, state college system, local businesses and legislators as the primary “face of Clark College.”

The Successful Candidate Will Have Demonstrated:

  • Multi-year effectiveness in an educational organization position of leadership operating under a system of transparency, shared governance, and reporting to a Board. Preferred leadership experience in the academic and technical programs, economic and community development, and wide ranging student and community services that the college offers. Preferred sitting or past college president.
  • Recognized results in placing the highest value on the success of students and eliminating disparities in educational outcomes including:
    • Understanding and addressing the challenges pertinent to student success, curriculum development and relevance, inclusive practices, and outcomes assessment at the department and classroom level.
    • Attracting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff reflecting the students they serve.
    • Understanding college systems, processes, culture, and environment necessary for the success of Guided Pathways.
    • Leading from an equity-minded framework and holding teams accountable for the same. Practicing personal leadership in equity, diversity, and inclusion in service of an open environment to people from all backgrounds and experience levels.
  • Executive leadership qualities including:
    • Inspiring others through effective communication and empowering actions aligned with the mission, vision, values, and supporting culture of the college. Ability to mobilize others, inside and outside of the college.
    • Building and fostering an environment of innovation and excellence, trust and respect, empathy and engagement.
    • A personal orientation toward teamwork, collaboration, and transparency.
    • Holding teams accountable to accomplish outcomes and, when needed, using effective conflict resolution skills.
    • Being a visionary and innovative change agent with the collaborative skills to bring others along. Possessing the flexibility/persistence to effectively navigate change and lead strategic initiatives.
    • Ability to utilize data and analytics, best practices, and a multi-year time horizon in the planning and operations of the college.
  • Effectiveness leading through all phases of the economic cycle.
  • Effectiveness working with others in a collective bargaining environment including working knowledge of unions and applicable collective bargaining acts.
  • Ability to cultivate necessary external relationships and to play an effective partnership role in support of foundation development activities.
  • Ability to foster effective community partnerships and legislative relationships.

Qualifications:

  • Five years of successful senior level administrative experience required, preferably at the community college level.
  • Teaching experience and/or student services experience in higher education preferred.
  • An earned master’s degree from an accredited university required, doctorate preferred.

Start Date:

It is anticipated that the successful candidate will begin onboarding in the summer of 2020 in preparation for the beginning of the 2020-21 academic year. The college operates on a quarterly schedule.

Compensation package:

A competitive salary with a multi-year contract will be negotiated based on the candidate’s successful experience and educational preparation.

Applicant Process:

To assure best consideration, applications should be received by Friday November 15, 2019. The application should include a letter of interest specifically addressing the applicant’s background in relationship to qualifications and demonstrated skills, behaviors, and experience described in the search profile (not more than four pages); a current resume or curriculum vitae; and the names of at least five professional references with each persons’ position, office or home address, e-mail address, and telephone number. References will not be contacted without prior authorization from the applicant. All applications will remain confidential.

The search is being assisted by Dr. Preston Pulliams, Gold Hill Associates. Nominations and applications should be sent electronically (MS Word or PDF Format) to Preston@goldhillassociates.com citing “Clark College President” in the subject line.

Additional information regarding the Clark College Presidential Search can be found at www.clark.edu/presidential-search

Clark College is Southwest Washington’s largest public institution of higher education. An open-enrollment community college, it welcomes more than 12,000 students of all ages and backgrounds pursuing their educational or career paths each quarter. Students can earn high school diplomas, GEDs, certificates, and degrees in a variety of programs including nursing, dental hygiene, and mechatronics, to name a few. Also, Clark’s Running Start program is the largest in the state, with more than 1,800 high school students earning college credit for little or no cost.

Clark College strives to create a vibrant college community that supports a diverse student body, faculty, and staff. By enriching student life through leadership opportunities, personal learning and cultural experiences, we are committed to building a diverse college community that fosters creativity, innovation and student success.

Founded in 1933 as a private, two-year, junior college, Clark College received its first accreditation in 1937 and has been accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities since 1948. It was incorporated into the statewide community college system in 1967.

Clark College’s main campus sits on the beautiful 101-acre Vancouver Central Park in the heart of Vancouver, Washington. The college also offers classes on the campus of Washington State University Vancouver and at a satellite location in east Vancouver at the Columbia Tech Center. The college’s non-credit Economic & Community Development program, offers corporate and continuing-education classes. The college is currently planning for a new satellite campus in north Clark County with a potential focus on advanced manufacturing. Clark College has collaborated on partnerships with many regional colleges, universities, and technical institutions, allowing students to apply credits earned at Clark toward their bachelor’s degrees.

Athletic programs at Clark College include men’s and women’s basketball, co-ed cross country, men’s and women’s soccer, softball, volleyball, and baseball. Clark College is a member of the Northwest Athletic Conference.

Clark College is an equal opportunity employer. Protected group members are strongly encouraged to apply. Clark College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age perceived or actual physical or mental disability, pregnancy, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, creed, religion, honorably discharged veteran or military status, or use of a trained guide dog or service animal. The college considers equal opportunity, affirmative action, and non-discrimination to be fundamental to the mission, Core themes, and objectives of the college. All faculty and staff hired at Clark College are encouraged to embrace, continually support and enhance social equity on our campus and in our community. Questions regarding the College’s Affirmative Action Policy may be directed to Human Resources, (360) 992-2105.

For more, please go to: https://clark.edu.