Tuesday , February 27 2024

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

Job Requirements:

  • An educator who has a vision of academic excellence who is guided first by student and community needs in decision making
  • An academic leader with successful college teaching and/or student services experience or equivalent, who promotes collaboration among the units of the college
  • 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
  • A future-oriented, systematic thinker who has proven experience in setting institutional priorities, making good decisions, articulating the rationales that inform decisions, assessing the efficacy of decisions, garnering support of others, and following through with initiatives that enhance the performance, image, and appeal of the college
  • Demonstrated success as a fiscally responsible manager who utilizes budget policies and procedures as well as student outcomes and related research to inform strategic planning, and who can work effectively with District Office staff and sister college executives in a complex multi-college organization
  • Demonstrated commitment to professional development and possession of strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to oversee improvements in the infrastructure of a college, including the physical facilities and information technology
  • Knowledge and/or experience with higher education regulatory agencies, accreditation standards and collective bargaining
  • Demonstrated ability to build a team, build trust, motivate others, set a strategic course of action, hold staff accountable, and make difficult choices among strong, competing interests
  • Demonstrated experience as a community leader who strengthens relationships with other educational institutions, such as K-12, four-year colleges and universities
  • A balanced interest in, experience with, and understanding of vocational education, transfer education, community education, basic skills education, student services, and statewide learning community initiatives

Job Details:

Company: California Community Colleges

Vacancy Type: Temporary

Job Functions: Information Technology

Job Location: Fayetteville, NC, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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