The Colorado Community College System (CCCS) is seeking
applications and nominations for the System President.
As the senior system leader reporting to the CCCS Board, the
System President is a skilled and visionary leader who is
passionate about the transformative nature education has on
students and communities. Responsible for 13 colleges in 39
locations, the System President must understand the nuances of
managing and leading multiple constituencies across broad
geographies. S/he will bring a vision for how CCCS can lead the
nation in community college education and its impacts.Operational
excellence, sound business judgment and a dedication to students
will be key.
CCCS is the state's largest system of higher education, serving
more than 138,000 students annually across Colorado. CCCS's open
access mission ensures all Coloradans who aspire to enrich their
lives have access to quality higher education opportunities. CCCS
students save time and money with affordable tuition and fees,
concurrent enrollment and guaranteed transfer to any public
university in Colorado. Online courses are available via Colorado
Community Colleges Online. CCCS also oversees career and technical
programs in its colleges, in more than 160 school districts and 6
other post-secondary institutions. By partnering with business and
industry, CCCS helps employers meet workforce needs and prepares
students for direct entry to their chosen career pathway. The vast
majority of CCCS students are Colorado residents and, after
graduation, 97% of CCCS students stay in state becoming the
workforce that powers the Colorado economy and the heart of its
neighborhoods, businesses and communities.
While candidates may come from diverse backgrounds, a minimum of
ten years of progressively responsible management experience and a
proven track record leading a complex, multisite entity is desired.
Candidates should be skilled at working with boards and public
entities. Candidates must have the experience necessary to earn the
respect of academic and professional communities.
Inquiries, nominations and applications are invited. Review of
applications is underway, and will continue until the position is
filled. Candidates should submit a resume and a letter of
application that addresses the responsibilities and requirements
described in the leadership profile. Application materials should
be sent electronically (two separate Word or PDF files preferred)
to Carin Starcevic at . To
ensure full consideration, materials should be submitted by
February 16, 2018.
Colorado Community College System is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants
will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,
color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, disability, age, pregnancy status, genetic
information or protected veteran status. CCCS is committed to
excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate
that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the
contributions of all students and employees.
Employment Type: Permanent
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