President, Robeson Community College

President, Robeson Community College


Robeson Community College
5160 Fayetteville Road
Lumberton, NC 28360
Phone: 910-272-3700

Job Location

Robeson Community main campus:  5160 Fayetteville Rd., Lumberton, NC 28360


NCCCS salary scale for Presidents


Yes, State of NC

Job Category

  • Executive/Administrative/Managerial

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Closes: Friday, June 14, 2019

Target Start Date

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Expected Work Hours

8:00 - 5:00 M - F

Reports to

Board of Trustees of Robeson Community College

Employment Type

Full-Time Position

Minimum Qualifications


A master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution is required.


At least five years of experience in a senior leadership position in higher education or equivalent experience.

Preferred Qualifications


An earned doctorate from a regionally accredited institution is preferred.


Preferred experience and/or knowledge in the rules and regulations of the NC Community College System.

Position Description

Desired Qualities

Robeson Community College seeks an ethical, energetic, collegial College President who exhibits the following qualities:

  • ability to work closely with the Board to implement policies
  • ability to lead a highly diverse institution
  • commitment to the mission of the College
  • interpersonal and communication skills and a proven ability to handle multiple competing demands
  • evidence of effective leadership in supporting and promoting economic development and work force preparation, including an understanding of the  role of the public college in meeting education and training needs
  • record of developing resources through fund raising and grants
  • skills in strategic planning
  • commitment to strengthening the college through assessment, new programs,  and transparent review
  • record of creating an institutional climate of trust, respect and professionalism
  • understanding of funding models and a proven record of sound financial management
  • record of building partnerships and coalitions with business, government, public schools, universities and other community groups
  • capacity to be an energetic and highly visible leader who can communicate the College’s mission to many different audiences
  • understanding of the teaching and learning process
  • proven leader and skilled manager with an open, accessible inclusive style that empowers faculty and staff
  • experience with technology to enhance the College’s mission
  • good political instincts and the ability to interact effectively with many outside organizations as an advocate for the College
  • ability to motivate others, to build effective management teams and to make co



How to Apply

Application Process

  • A complete application must include a letter of introduction that describes the candidate’s strengths in relation to the qualifications listed above; a resume or CV; and a completed Information & Reference Sheet in Adobe pdf format or MS Word format.
  • The application period begins with the publication of this announcement.
  • The deadline for receipt of applications is June 14, 2019 by 5:00 pm EST.
  • Applications must be transmitted via 

General Inquiries

To make general inquires about Robeson Community College or for clarification regarding application materials, contact Mrs. Regina Branch, Search Liaison to the Board, at 910.272.3231 or e-mail

Confidential Inquiries

Confidential inquiries about the position, the application process or the search should be directed to the Board’s Search Consultant, Hockaday Consultants at 919.718.9812. 


Job Post Contact

Robeson Community College

PO Box 1420

Lumberton, NC 28359