Qualifications: Minimum qualifications include a Master’s Degree from an accredited university; doctorate preferred. Minimum of (10) ten years of increasingly progressive management experience in higher education administrative leadership. A minimum of three (3) years full-time college teaching, (five (5) years preferred). Community College teaching and experience preferred.
Responsibilities: The Community College President is an administrative position designated by the Board of Regents of New Mexico State University. The President serves as the campus chief executive officer and reports to the President of New Mexico State University. The President performs the duties of a community college president including providing strong, decisive and energetic leadership that meets the mission of the campus. NMSU Carlsbad is an independently accredited, two year community college of New Mexico State University with an enrollment of 1,200 students and 41 full-time faculty, 45 part-time faculty, 63 staff members and a budget of nearly $17,300,000. For additional information about NMSU Carlsbad please visit http://cavern.nmsu.edu.
The Community College President provides leadership and direction in all aspects of administering a university branch campus; establishes and implements short- and long-range organizational goals, objectives, strategic plans, policies, and operating procedures; monitors and evaluates programmatic and operational effectiveness, and effects changes required for improvement; directs and supervises associate directors and senior managers on implementing branch campus mission statements regarding instructional programs, community outreach programs, curriculum planning and development; oversees administration of branch campus policies and procedures, facilities, programs, and student services; represents the university and the branch to various internal institutional divisions as well as externally to the media, governmental agencies, state legislators/legislature, community/civic groups, prospective students and their parents, university alumni, prospective funding agencies including the New Mexico Higher Education Department, and the general public; creates and develops avenues of communication for all branch staff, faculty, and students; serves as liaison between the branch campus and the main campus; develops and manages annual budgets for the organization and performs periodic cost and productivity analyses; plans, develops, and implements strategies for generating resources and/or revenues for the organization; recommends and participates in the development of University policies and procedures; may serve on University planning and policy-making committees; performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of academic, vocational/technical, and/or allied health program administration in branch, community and/or vocational college settings; knowledge of community outreach practices; knowledge of financial/business analysis techniques; knowledge of management principles and practices; knowledge of programs/services available to university students; knowledge of the range of applicable laws and regulations which impact on all facets of university policy and operations.
Skill in budget preparation and fiscal management; skill in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures, formulating policy, and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures; strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
Ability to communicate and interact with officials at all levels of government; ability to develop and deliver presentations; ability to evaluate, design, and implement curriculum, testing, and/or teaching methodologies; ability to exercise good judgment in appraising difficult situations and in making appropriate decisions; ability to identify and secure alternative funding/revenue sources.
Benefits: please see web site for details: http://benefits.nmsu.edu/~hr/benefits/.
Application process: Submit a letter of interest, detailed resume, *unofficial transcripts for all degrees earned, and five professional references which include titles, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses to:
Dr. Ramon Dominguez
Search Committee Chair
New Mexico State University Carlsbad
1500 University Drive
Carlsbad, NM 88220
or via email: email@example.com
For direct inquiries contact Dr. Ramon Dominguez, Search Committee Chair at (575) 646-3481 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
*Offer of employment is contingent upon receipt of two (2) official transcripts from each acredited degree-granting post-secondary education institution attended. Photocopies of transcripts are sufficient for application review.
All offers of employment, oral and written, are contingent on the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by federal law, state law, and NMSU policies/procedures, and may include the completion of a criminal history check. NMSU Carlsbad is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer.