Grossmont/Cuyamaca Community College District
INTERIM PRESIDENT, CUYAMACA COLLEGE
C - College President
Required Applicant Documents:
Special Instructions to Applicants:
The required letter of application should specifically address knowledge, skills, and experience related to the duties, responsibilities and qualifications for the position, as well as the motivation to apply for the position.
Official transcripts verifying academic qualifications will be requested upon invitation to interview.
Interim assignment from August 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011, or until permanent position is filled.
Closing Date: 07-13-2010
The President, under the direction of the Chancellor, leads, directs and supervises the College, and administers programs and operations in compliance with various rules, regulations, policies and legal requirements.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
The President has administrative responsibility for the College. The President's responsibilities include:
Exercising strong dynamic, institutional and academic leadership to advance the College's mission.
Providing leadership to all segments of the College community to ensure effective and productive relationships.
Facilitating communication and understanding of perspectives among faculty, staff, students, and the community to the Chancellor and Governing Board. The President will work closely with the Chancellor and the Grossmont College President in accomplishing the District's overall mission and strategic plan.
Promoting and maintaining close contact between the College and the community.
Providing oversight responsibility to development, implementation, and management of the College budget to ensure fiscal integrity of the College.
Creatively seeking public and private funding sources to augment the College budget, including grants and the College Foundation.
Working cooperatively in the development and implementation of District policies.
Ensuring adherence to College and District policies and procedures, in concert with governmental laws and regulations.
Working with various segments of the community, the District, and the College to prepare long-range goals and priorities for the College and the District.
Creating a climate and practice of collegial participatory governance.
Providing leadership in the development and implementation of the organizational structure of the College.
Providing leadership necessary to ensure that the College meets the educational needs of the community. Assuring articulation of curricula within the District and between the College, high schools and baccalaureate-level institutions.
Performing other duties assigned by the Chancellor.
A master's degree or higher, earned doctorate degree preferred.
Five years of progressive and extensive leadership and administrative experience in an institution of higher education, community college experience preferred.
Involvement with various constituencies in the community.
Responsibility for fiscal and organizational planning.
Ability to play a key role in development of the College vision and articulate that vision to the College and District community.
Ability to provide innovative leadership and direction to the Colllege while participating in the achievement of the mission, strategies, plans, and priorities of the District as a whole.
Ability to work cooperatively and responsively with all segments of the College, District, and community at large.
Ability to successfully delegate, hold individuals responsible for performance outcomes, and instill confidence among the staff and faculty.
Personal and professional integrity
Effective decision maker
Open, approachable and flexible
Commitment to the community college concept, including the open door philosophy and a diverse curriculum for a heterogeneous student population.
Dedication to keeping students informed while seeking their opinions and providing a range of student services.
Commitment to a comprehensive student-oriented environment that facilitates learning and student development.
Dedication to the improvement of the educational process.
Firm commitment to promoting the College as a comprehensive institution.
Commitment to collegial consultation.
Understanding of the College President's role within a multi-college district.
Provide opportunities to enable students to achieve their full potential.
Other Licenses and Certifications:
BENEFITS: The Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District provides an excellent comprehensive benefits program including medical, prescription drugs, vision care, dental, life and income protection insurance, and membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) or the State Teachers' Retirement System (STRS).
General Employment Information:
Information provided by the applicant, other than that requested for statistical purposes by the Employment Services Office, which indicates candidate's gender, age, ethnicity, religious preference, etc. will be removed from the application. All submitted materials become District property and cannot be returned.
Under Federal Law, employers are required to verify that all new employees are eligible for employment in the United States. Prior to appointment to a position, you must present acceptable proof of your identity and permanent authorization to work in the United States.
NOTE: Offers of employment are contingent upon successful fingerprint clearance. A $32.00 processing fee plus Live Scan fee will be required.
Candidates invited for interview who must travel distances greater than 250 miles (one-way) outside San Diego County will be reimbursed up to $500 for travel or airfare only.
Applicants who are protected under the Americans with Disabilities Act due to a disability and who require accommodations for completing the application process or interviewing, please notify the District Employment Services Department at (619) 644-7637.
Date Job Commences: August 01, 2010
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GCCCD is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Title IX employer.