MOUNTAIN EMPIRE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
PAUL D. CAMP COMMUNITY COLLEGE
VIRGINIA HIGHLANDS COMMUNITY COLLEGE
The Virginia Community College System is widely regarded as one of the leading college systems in the nation serving over 375,000 students in credit courses and workforce training programs at our 23 colleges on 40 campuses. Our colleges are held in high esteem by all of our constituencies to include students, parents, citizens, the business community, the legislature, and the governor. The transfer environment in the Commonwealth is second-to-none due to System-lead efforts that secured state-wide guaranteed admissions and transfer to four-year institutions. During the tenure of our strategic plan, Dateline 2009, we have increased enrollment by over 15%, more than doubled the number of dual enrollment students served,doubled the number of transfer students,nearly doubled the number of businesses served by workforce development services, and doubled the amount of external funds in our collective endowments.
Mountain Empire Community College is located in Big Stone Gap, a beautiful and scenic rural setting, serves nearly 4,500 students, and is known for its rich heritage of music, crafts, and foods. It is also home to the annual Mountain Music School.
Paul D. Camp Community College is located in the Western Hampton Roads area, where it serves a diverse student body of approximately 2,500 with a rural campus in Franklin that includes a Regional Workforce Development Center; an urban campus in Suffolk; and an off-campus center in historic Smithfield.
Virginia Highlands Community College is located in Abingdon,Virginia and serves over 3,600 students.The College has recently broken ground on the new Heartwood Artisan Gateway Center for Southwest Virginia which will promote the area’s diverse crafts and cultural and natural attractions.
Application materials for these presidential vacancies may be submitted starting on the following dates:
Mountain Empire Community College November 4, 2009
Virginia Highlands Community College November 18, 2009
Paul D. Camp Community College December 2, 2009
Each position will remain open until filled. Nominations for all three positions can be made by calling (804) 819-4685.
A background check is required for all VCCS positions.
Visit our website at www.vccs.edu/presidencies to apply and learn about the VCCS and the many contributions we are making throughout Virginia.
The Virginia Community College System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that encourages applications from women and all under-served groups.