The Moraine Park Technical College District Board invites applications and nominations for the position of President of Moraine Park Technical College (MPTC). The Moraine Park Technical College District is governed by a nine-member appointed Board of Trustees representing the communities served by the ten-county district. The Board plans to fill the position by July 1, 2011.
Moraine Park Technical College, located in east-central Wisconsin, is one of 16 districts that comprise the Wisconsin Technical College System. MPTC is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and committed to the Academic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP). With campuses in Beaver Dam, Fond du Lac and
West Bend, MPTC offers more than 100 Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree programs, technical diplomas and certificates as well as customized training for business and industry. The central campus is located in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, approximately one hour from the largest cities in the state, Milwaukee, Madison and Green Bay.
MPTC serves approximately 3,648 FTEs and approximately 22,000 (unduplicated headcount) students annually. The College employs approximately 430 full-time and 465 part-time faculty and staff members.
The Board seeks a visionary and dynamic leader with at least three years of successful senior-level administrative experience, preferably at a technical or community college. Related private sector management experience is desired. An earned doctorate from a recognized accredited institution is preferred. A master’s degree is required, and the successful candidate must be certifiable by the Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) Board. District residency will be required within six months of hire.
Desired traits and characteristics:
- An ethical leader of great integrity with a record of fair and honest leadership who will serve as a role model for others.
- A collaborative leader with a management philosophy that includes faculty, management, support staff, community members and other stakeholders.
- A proven, effective communicator and representative of the College with all stakeholders, who possesses strong speaking, writing and listening skills.
- A demonstrated leadership style that promotes trust and inspires students and staff to achieve educational excellence, with a demonstrated sensitivity to and appreciation of ethnic and cultural diversity.
- A proven commitment to being a student-centered leader who is visible and accessible to students and staff.
- A commitment to excellence in all areas of technical teaching and student learning with a focus on student performance/achievement.
- A thorough understanding of the technical college mission, adult learning and the educational process at the technical college level. Demonstrated ability to effectively lobby and advocate for the College and the WTCS.
- Demonstrated experience developing programs and services that respond to and support the economic development activities of the region.
- An established record of fostering collaboration and partnerships with internal and external stakeholders including colleges, universities, K-12 institutions, government and business and industry at the local, state and national level.
- Fiscal management experience that includes budgeting, long-term fiscal planning, debt service and financial accounting and reporting.
- Demonstrated ability to expand the resource base of the district by establishing alternative revenue sources including foundations; contracts; and state, federal and private grants.
- Experience in collective bargaining and contract administration.
- Ability to establish a vision and a proven commitment to strategic planning. Demonstrated ability to foster innovation and continuous quality improvement.
- Knowledge of administrative and instructional technology applications and experience with technology implementation.
Salary and Benefits
MPTC offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including participation in the Wisconsin Retirement System. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.
How to Apply
The closing date for initial consideration is 4:30 p.m. on November 24, 2010. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
To be eligible for consideration, please provide the following:
Incomplete application materials will not be considered.
Application materials should be mailed to:
Kathleen Broske, Vice President - Human Resources
Moraine Park Technical College
235 N. National Avenue
PO Box 1940
Fond du Lac, WI 54936-1940
Questions should be directed to Ms. Broske at 920-929-2139 or email@example.com.
Applicants with disabilities who need accommodations should contact the Human Resources Office at 920-924-3232 or TTY 920-929-2109.