Wednesday , April 17 2024

Community College Job Openings – College President

Website California Community Colleges

Job Description:

Reporting directly to the Chancellor, the College President is the chief executive officer of a college. The College President provides visionary leadership for the college and is responsible for the delivery of educational and other services provided by the college and for the supervision of the senior administrative staff and educational programs and services of the college. The President provides high level direction regarding the overall operation of the college and delegates to the Vice President, Deans and Directors, and other management staff the supervision of other administrative, teaching, and classified staff. The President is a district team member on the Chancellor’s Cabinet.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Plan, organize, direct, and evaluate the activities of the college pursuant to District and college mission and goals as set forth by the Board of Trustees
  • Oversee the collaboration of instructional and student services managers to provide and enhance a student-centered model of education
  • Administer the overall development, evaluation and improvement of the college curriculum and student services programs, services, and activities
  • Represent the college as chief executive officer at community and business events, and at meetings with government and other agency representatives
  • Conduct administrative staff meetings and councils
  • Plan and recommend instructional and student services programs, college budget, and organizational structure of the college
  • Provide leadership for the implementation of policies and procedures that ensure and enhance equal opportunity for college students and staff
  • Provide leadership for the development of outreach activities and partnerships that strengthen college viability
  • Collaborate with District and college staff in strategic planning of short- and long-range goals and objectives, policy development and resource allocation
  • Participate in shared governance consultation and collaboration with faculty, staff, and student group representatives
  • Establish and enhance communication between college, students, communities, businesses, and District
  • Provide leadership for sound fiscal planning in the development and management of the institution budget and externally funded initiatives
  • Plan and develop the overall academic direction for the college and District in conjunction with the Chancellor
  • Provide guidance to and receive advice from faculty organizations on matters related to the instructional and student services programs

Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrated cultural competence, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff
  • Demonstrated commitment to participatory governance
  • The equivalent of three years of progressively responsible experience (equivalent to the level of a division dean or higher in an accredited college or university)
  • Possession of a Master’s degree or above from an accredited college or university or the equivalent
  • Proven management and leadership qualities and skills

Qualification & Experience:

  • An excellent communicator who welcomes ideas from all segments of the college community, provides constructive feedback and keeps all informed through a variety of effective mechanisms
  • An academic leader with successful college teaching and/or student services experience or equivalent
  • Demonstrated ability to lead by example and collaborate effectively with others
  • A person with a demonstrated, deep commitment to equity and enacting justice for others
  • A reflective leader who is open to suggestions and critical feedback, and who can admit to mistakes
  • A commitment to active listening and ensuring all voices are heard and respected
  • A leader who promotes equitable, inclusive collaboration within the college, throughout the district, and with the community
  • An educator who has a vision of academic excellence who is guided first by student and community needs in decision making

Job Details:

Company: California Community Colleges

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Education

Job Location: Tucson, AZ, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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