Qualifications for Applicants

Earned Doctorate preferred. Individuals with extensive business leadership experience and an advanced degree in the business field may also be considered. Must have at least five years experience as a progressively responsible and effective leader, administrator, and fiscal manager with a demonstrated record of innovative and collaborative leadership, vision setting and achievement, strategic planning, policy setting, and technical competency. Some experience and background in a unionized environment preferred. Must demonstrate experience, commitment, and competency in the field of higher education or other complex organizational environments. Experience working within a multi-campus College and experience working with transfer issues is desirable.

Desired Characteristics

An individual with high ethical standards.

A dynamic, entrepreneurial leader with the demonstrated ability to develop strategic goals and translate vision into action.

A skilled manager with experience strengthening the operational infrastructure essential to the smooth and effective operation of the College.

An individual who employs a collaborative leadership style, yet is comfortable exercising executive authority and demanding accountability.

A leader who will be visible at the campuses within the College, and who understands the value of informed and engaged employees.

An individual who is collegial, builds trust, encourages creativity, is optimistic and positive, and perseveres in the face of challenges.

An individual who is skilled in outreach and cultivating relationships that support the advancement of the College, who is comfortable and effective as the spokesperson for the College, who can articulate a vision, educate and energize an audience, and be persuasive.

A politically astute individual with a history of successful legislative advocacy.

An individual who understands the needs of the business community, and who has the ability to engage the participation of external stakeholders.

An excellent communicator with the ability to work with diverse constituencies.

An individual who understands the impact of changing technology on higher education.

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