Nash Community College
522 North Old Carriage Road
Rocky Mount, NC 27804
Phone: 252-443-4011

Job Location

522 North Old Carriage Road

Rocky Mount, NC 27804




Benefit Eligible

Job Category

  • Executive/Administrative/Managerial

Application Period

Opens: Friday, March 8, 2019
Closes: Monday, May 13, 2019

Target Start Date

Friday, November 1, 2019

Expected Work Hours

Monday - Friday. Some evenings and weekends as required.

Reports to

Board of Trustees

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

Master’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution with a minimum of 10 years of community college experience including 5 years of senior level administration required.  Must be able to demonstrate evidence of strong community involvement. Must appreciate and understand the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic and disability backgrounds of community college students and employees.  Must become a permanent resident of and be domiciled in Nash County.

Preferred Qualifications

Doctoral Degree from a regionally accredited institution with 10 years of leadership experience in community college administration preferred. 

Position Description

 Responsible for the entire operation of the College including contractual authority as granted by the Board of Trustees.  Responsible for implementing all Board policies and for providing quality leadership, fundraising, and management leading to the successful accomplishment of the institutional mission.


  • Ensure that all operations of the College comply with state and federal statutes, policies, rules and regulations, and policies of the Board of Trustees.
  • Implement all policies of the Board of Trustees.
  • Ensure the College meets requirements necessary to maintain regional and programmatic accreditation.
  • Recommend the organizational structure for the College.
  • Communicate well with the Board of Trustees prioritizing mutual goals.
  • Attend all Board meetings and serve as Secretary to the Board.
  • Assist Board Chairman in the preparation of meeting agendas, prepare and distribute minutes of each meeting and maintain approved minutes for official file.
  • Serve as ex‑officio member of each committee of the Board.
  • Appoint, subject to Board approval, such subordinate officers, agents, and employees for the general administration of the College as deemed necessary to carry out the College’s mission.
  • Participate in and support ongoing assessment, planning and evaluation to improve student learning.
  • Serve as the Chief Fundraising Officer with control of necessary activities and ex-officio member of the College Foundation.
  • Prescribe titles and assign duties of all College personnel (or delegate the assignment in writing to appropriate administrative staff).
  • Establish and maintain the organizational chart, update as necessary, and provide for Board information.
  • Maintain salary administration, in keeping with Board policy, including recognition of meritorious service dependent upon available funding.
  • Ensure annual review of the College’s mission.
  • Initiate an annual review of the Board Manual and present recommended changes for Board approval.
  • Manage, direct, and control all educational programs and operations of the College.
  • Recommend to the Board of Trustees annually the appointment of advisory committees for appropriate curriculum and non‑curriculum programs.
  • Provide measures to maintain quality educational programs and services through a strategic planning process.
  • Provide leadership in technological advancements.
  • Provide leadership in innovative education and management practices.
  • Ensure compliance with the Affirmative Action Plan.
  • Enhance strong partnerships with business and industry, civic organizations, workforce partners and governmental and educational institutions throughout the region.
  • Ensure the appropriate execution of the fiscal program of the College in accordance with Board policy and state and federal laws and regulations.
  • Require staff development as part of the annual performance review process.
  • Participate in professional development activities provided by the College and attend statewide quarterly Presidential meetings.
  • Establish material committees as necessary for orderly program and services administration.
  • Perform other duties as assigned contributing to the efficient and effective operation of the College.
  • Serve on various committees demonstrating community involvement and economic development.
  • Participate in College events and activities and preside over commencement. 

How to Apply

Please visit for detailed information about Nash Community College and information on how to apply. Completed application packets must be submitted by May 13, 2019. 

Presidential Search Brochure:

Application packets will be accepted via US Mail or electronically.

Mail To:
Presidential Search
Nash Community College
Post Office Box 7248
Rocky Mount, NC 27804

Electronic Submissions To:
Odell Holliday, Administrative Assistant to the President and Board of Trustees

Direct Inquiries To:
Odell Holliday, Administrative Assistant to the President and Board of Trustees
(252) 451-8221

Job Post Contact


Morgan R, Bland, Director of Human Resources


**Applicants must submit a completed Nash Community College application and unofficial transcripts in order to be considered. Applications referencing resumes will not be considered. Completed applications need to be emailed to or mailed to Human Resources, PO Box 7488, Rocky Mount, NC 27804**