San Francisco Community College District
Location: San Francisco, CA
Employment Level: Executive
Revised Application Deadline: The position will be open until filled. Initial screening will commence on July 29, 2013.
The City College of San Francisco Board of Trustees invites applications and nominations for an innovative, energetic and dynamic leader for the position of Chancellor. The Chancellor is the chief executive officer of the District and is selected and appointed by the Board. The Chancellor is responsible for the overall administration of the District.
City College of San Francisco (CCSF) is a public, two-year community college accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community & Junior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. Since its founding in 1935, City College has evolved into a multicultural, multi-campus community college that is one of the largest in the country. CCSF offers courses in more than 50 academic programs and over 100 occupational disciplines. There is a full range of credit courses leading to the Associate of Arts and Science degrees, most of which meet the general education requirements for transfer to a four-year colleges and universities.
The next Chancellor will provide unifying and participatory leadership to a dynamic, complex, urban, and diverse district. CCSF students are served by faculty, classified staff, and administration committed to student achievement and academic excellence. The new Chancellor will bring long-term stability, build upon the District’s strong legacy, achieve the next level of success, and expand the prominent leadership role of the District in the state and nation.
The next Chancellor will have a track record of providing superior leadership, possess a high degree of integrity, communicate effectively both internally and externally, and demonstrate advocacy skills on issues related to classified staff, faculty, administrators, and above all, student success. The Chancellor will be knowledgeable of current trends and challenges in higher education with the ability to effectively lead collegially a large urban community college system.
HOW TO APPLY
Candidates must electronically submit the following documents:
• A letter of application that succinctly addresses how candidate’s experience and professional qualifications prepare him/her for the role of Chancellor. Please address the College’s strategic goals and the desired characteristics (Do not exceed five pages).
• A current resume, including cellular telephone number and e-mail address.
• Candidate Profile Summary sheet of your academic and professional career experience. (Click here)
• A reference list with names, home and business telephone numbers, and email addresses of seven references to include: diverse constituent groups from various levels of leadership and services from current or former institutions.
These four (4) documents will be the only application information presented to the search committee.
To apply electronically go to: http://www.elsgroup.org
A hard copy of the electronic application material must be mailed to:
Office of The ELS Group
C/O Dr. Edward J. Valeau
1071 Roosevelt Street
Monterey, CA 93940-2144
Application Deadline: Monday, September 16, 2013. The position will be open until filled. For more information, visit http://www.ccsf.edu/News/ChancellorSearch or www.elsgroup.org
Regarding confidential inquiries or nominations please contact:
The ELS Group, LLC
Mr. Augie Gallego,
Dr. Edward J. Valeau,
Senior Partner and Lead Consultant
For any additional information regarding the search process or information, please contact:
Dr. Jesus “Jess” Carreon
Ms. Sallie Savage
For campus information, please visit and/or contact Clara Starr, Dean of Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applicants who require a reasonable accommodation to participate in this hiring process should contact the District ADA Coordinator at 415/241-2294 to make the necessary arrangements. Please be aware that verification of a covered disability under the ADA may be required.
Non-Discrimination & Equal Employment Opportunity Policy:
It is the policy of the City College of San Francisco to provide all persons with equal employment and educational opportunities regardless of race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, religion, age, gender, marital status, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, disability or AIDS/HIV status, medical conditions, gender identity, or status as a Vietnam-Era veteran. These categories specifically include status as a lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or questioning person in any District program or activity. For further information, contact the Title 5/EEO/Compliance Office at (415) 241-2285.