Closes: Friday, October 5, 2018
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- An earned Doctorate or a Master's degree from a regionally accredited institution combined with exemplary professional experience.
- Five years successful administrative experience required.
The CCCC Board of Trustees invites applicants for the position of President. The new President will succeed Dr. T. Eston Marchant, who will retire after ten years as president in April 2019. The President is the chief executive officer of the College and reports to the Board of Trustees.
Central Carolina Community College, founded in 1961, is one of 58 institutions in the North Carolina Community College System.
CCCC, which is fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, is a public two-year college that serves the people, businesses, and industries of Chatham, Harnett, and Lee counties in Central North Carolina. The college has three main county campuses, as well as additional instructional locations throughout the three-county service area.
CCCC's Mission: "Central Carolina serves as a catalyst for individual, community, and economic development by empowerment through accessible lifelong learning."
CCCC offers more than 58 career and university transfer programs to explore, including associate degrees, diplomas, and certificates. In addition, CCCC offers a variety of lifelong learning opportunities through its continuing education program.
Central Carolina Community College...
• has awarded approximately 32,000 degrees, diplomas and certificates since 1964.
• enrolled 6,817 students in the 2017-18 academic year.
• ranks in the top 20% for graduation rate among all NC community colleges.
• contributes $192 million in local alumni income to the service-area economy, an equivalent of the creation of 3,872 new jobs.
CCCC has 425 full-time positions, including 175 instructional, and operates on an annual budget of $50 million. Additional information can be found at the College's website: http://www.cccc.edu.
Expected criteria for selection include:
- An administrator of high integrity who empowers others to carry out their delegated professional responsibilities, and who sets high standards for himself/herself and others and expects full accountability;
- A demonstrated understanding of and a commitment to the role and importance of a community college in the economic development and workforce preparation in the service area;
- An understanding and commitment to establishing an effective relationship and strong accountability to the Board of Trustees;
- Innovative, energetic, visionary, and creative leader who understands the community college mission;
- A commitment to attracting traditional and non-traditional students into transfer programs as well as workforce programs (AAS/certificates/diplomas) and promoting approaches to enhance their opportunities for success;
- A demonstrated background with and understanding of and commitment to private fundraising;
- A demonstrated commitment to equal opportunity, diversity and inclusion as core values that enhance the educational process;
- A demonstrated commitment to serving students, faculty and staff;
- A demonstrated strength in human relations, communications, planning, financial management, budgeting, and organizational skills to lead and inspire internal and external constituencies of the College;
- An understanding of and commitment to enhancing student success through focused efforts on retention, persistence and completion;
- An understanding of and commitment to the principles of academic freedom and shared governance;
- An understanding of and commitment to the role of Central Carolina Community College as a part of a higher education system;
- An understanding of regional workforce education and training needs and how to strategically position Central Carolina Community College in a highly competitive post-secondary education marketplace;
- An understanding of the needs and concerns of the public and private constituencies of the College, as well as of the College community, including students, faculty and staff, alumni, and other College supporters;
- Clear understanding of and leadership in both instructional and non-instructional uses of technology.
- An understanding of the importance of working collaboratively with the public school systems, county and state governments.
Confidential applications will be accepted online at www.cccc.edu/employment until the position is filled. The first review of applications will begin October 5, 2018. A complete application will include a letter describing relevant experiences and interest in the position, current curriculum vitae, and the names of three references with titles, mailing addresses, business/home telephone numbers and email addresses.