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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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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.


  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.


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.


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.


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


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


Preston Pulliams
Gold Hill Associates
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 (, 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.


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


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 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 or by phone at 307-262-2576.

Additional information regarding the Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College Presidential Search can be found at:

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

Clark College Presidential Search (Vancouver, Washington)

President of Clark College Position Profile

(BOT Approved 10.17.19)

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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.


  • 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 citing “Clark College President” in the subject line.

Additional information regarding the Clark College Presidential Search can be found at

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.

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

Cuyahoga Community College Job Description

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


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


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



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


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



  • Service Focus
  • Collaboration
  • Continuous Improvement


  • Communication
  • Adaptability


  • Time Utilization
  • Quality of Work


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

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

How to Apply

Please follow this link to apply:

Questions? Comments?

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

Special Instructions to Applicants:

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


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

Pending College Executive Job Searches

  1. Lone Star College System – North Harris; Presidential Search (The Woodlands, Texas)
  2. Lone Star College System – Kingwood; Presidential Search (The Woodlands, Texas)

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