The Contra Costa Community College District Governing Board has announced the search for the District's new Chancellor is underway. The Board is committed to conducting an equitable, inclusive, and transparent national search that will attract a strong pool of outstanding candidates. The Board is seeking an experienced and innovative educational leader that is passionate about the community college mission and serving the District's diverse students and communities. The new Chancellor will be committed to student equity, collaborative decision-making, and building upon the District college's reputation for excellence.
The Contra Costa Community College District is governed by an elected five-member Governing Board who serve four-year terms. One student member, selected by student government, serves a one-year term on a rotational basis among the Colleges. The Chancellor, appointed by the Governing Board, carries out the policies of the District.
The Chancellor serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the District and reports directly to the 5 member elected Governing Board. The Chancellor, in collaboration with the three college presidents and other District leadership, is responsible for assessing, planning, organizing and evaluating the resources, programs and services of the District to meet the educational needs of the students and the community.
As the educational and administrative leader of the District, the Chancellor represents the District to community groups, business and industry, labor organizations, public school districts, the Chancellor's Office of the California Community Colleges, the University of California, California State University, private colleges and universities, city and county agencies and the California legislature.
The Contra Costa Community College District does not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, age, sex, or sexual orientation. This prohibition against unlawful discrimination extends to any person who is perceived to have any of the above characteristics or who is associated with someone who has, or who is perceived to have, any of those characteristics.