Provost of the Historic Triangle Campus
Thomas Nelson Community College is located on the Virginia Peninsula in the heart of Hampton Roads, a region renowned for being the birthplace of America and home to communities rich in culture and industry. Bordering the Chesapeake Bay, the region boasts beaches, major attractions, world-class museums, and a vibrant visual and performing arts scene. The area is known for its economic vitality, which includes being home to several military bases, ship building facilities, the NASA Langley Research Center and Jefferson Lab, major colleges and universities, and varied commercial industries and enterprises.
Thomas Nelson is a comprehensive community college, offering a variety of programs of study leading to an Associate’s degree, certificate, or career studies certificate. In addition to the many popular transfer degree programs, the college is known for its strong technical and pre-professional programs and its outreach to the community as a partner and leader in workforce development. The college also provides underprepared students with developmental studies to help them to be successful in college-level coursework.
The college has two campuses, one in Hampton and the Historic Triangle Campus located in Williamsburg. The college also has a satellite site at the Southeast Higher Education Center in Newport News. The communities primarily served by the college are the Cities of Hampton, Newport News, Poquoson, and Williamsburg, and the Counties of James City and York.
The Historic Triangle Campus, 4601 Opportunity Way, Williamsburg, is housed in a 120,000 square-foot, three-story, state-of-the-art facility that opened in 2009. There are twenty-five classrooms, five computer labs/classrooms, five science labs, a learning resources center, a Nursing lab, a Dental Hygiene lab and clinic, and various service areas and offices. Serving some 3,200 students on an annual basis, the campus offers general education and business-related courses for students pursuing a variety of transfer degrees as well as programs in Dental Hygiene and Nursing. The campus also offers a variety of workforce training programs with an emphasis on health-related occupations. The “Historic Triangle” refers to Jamestown, Williamsburg, and Yorktown - three closely linked Colonial communities on the Virginia Peninsula that played major roles in the founding of America. Located on a 77-acre site adjacent to Warhill High School, the campus has room for significant growth as it continues in its primary mission to serve the higher education and workforce training needs of the City of Williamsburg and the Counties of James City and York.
The Position: The Provost of the Historic Triangle Campus serves as the Chief Administrative Officer and lead academic and student affairs administrator for the campus. In conjunction with the appropriate vice president or director, the Provost provides oversight for all instructional offerings, workforce training, student services, academic support services, facility management, safety and security, faculty support, information technology infrastructure, and other functions and operations that occur at the campus. The Provost builds and maintains strong relationships with the many communities served by the campus, to include civic groups, business and industry, and other educational institutions. The Provost works with other senior leaders and members of the college community to carry out the institutional mission and to realize the strategic goals of the college. The Provost reports to the President and serves as a member of the President’s Cabinet.
Application Process: Submit an online application for this position by visiting http://jobs.virginia.gov/.
We will only accept applications through this site. Complete application packages will include: an online application, cover letter addressing the responsibilities of the position, resume, transcripts related to the degree requirement, names of three professional references with current telephone numbers. Incomplete application packages will not be accepted.
A review of application materials will commence on October 31, 2013 or shortly thereafter.
There is a 5-day minimum posting requirement.
Faxed or e-mail applications will not be accepted.
For additional information, visit our website at http://www.tncc.edu