The Michigan Community College Association (MCCA) is the leading
voice of Michigan’s 28 public community colleges and their
stakeholders. Its mission is to provide strong legislative and
public advocacy in Lansing and across the state, improve the image
and credibility of community colleges, and advance shared
collaborations, programs, and initiatives.
MCCA is seeking to hire a new President. The new President will
focus on the core functions of the MCCA in order to achieve
long-term vision and sustainability of the association. Areas of
focus include: strategy, finance, board management, advocacy,
operations, and program delivery. The President/CEO serves, at the
pleasure of and reports to, the board of directors (comprised of
the president and a trustee from each of the member colleges) to
carry out the directives of the board.
- Implements and guides the organization’s vision, mission, and
- Advocates on behalf of member colleges at the local, state, and
- Oversees the financial status of the MCCA including developing
long and short
range financial plans, monitoring
the budget and ensuring sound financial controls
are in place, and sets financial
priorities accurately ensure the organization is
operating in a manner that
supports the needs and will of the board of directors.
- Continuously monitors and evaluates the progress of the
- Cultivates a strong and transparent working relationship with
the Board of
- Represents the MCCA at public and professional events and
activities at the local,
state, and national levels.
- Maintains an awareness of both the external and internal
- Oversees and implements the operation of the MCCA in accordance
strategic plan of the
- Oversees and evaluates the work of other employees of the
- Formulates and executes strategies that will ensure fairness
throughout the organization.
- Ensures the delivery of high quality services provided by the
- Provides leadership at MCCA meetings with oversight of all
- Ensures that Board members have the information they need to
- Organizes the committees of the Board.
- Maintains contact with committee Chairs to develop agendas and
informational and logistical
support. As designated by the Board of Directors and/or
bylaws, acts as signing officer
for financial and legal documents.
- May be authorized or required to sign or countersign checks,
applications, reports, contracts
or other documents on behalf of the MCCA.
- The successful candidate must have an earned masters degree
from a regionally
accredited university and at
least five years of executive leadership experience.
Applicants will submit the following for review:
1) A current resumé/vita.
2) A detailed cover letter (no more than five pages)
3) A list of five professional references: including
names, email address, and telephone