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Essex County College
New Jersey, United States
Competitive Salary
Start date
Jul 14, 2021

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Position Type
Executive, Chancellors & Presidents
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Board of Trustees invites nominations and applications for the position of President of Essex County College (ECC). Since its inception in 1968, ECC, a comprehensive community college, has served as a beacon for education and knowledge to its community and region. Serving as many as 19,000 students annually across two distinct campuses and satellite locations, ECC addresses the diverse needs of its student populations through commitment to values of excellence, accountability, engagement, and transformational learning. As a federally designated Predominantly Black Institution and Hispanic Serving Institution, within an urban environment, ECC takes pride in ensuring a teaching and learning environment of collegiality, respect and inclusivity amongst faculty, staff, and students. ECC’s mission statement affirms its dedication to academic excellence and the success of all students.

ECC, an open access institution, is accredited by the Middle States Accreditation of Colleges and Schools and several of its Academic programs are also professionally accredited. ECC offers over 70 certificate, degree and non-degree programs ranging from Pre-Medicine to Cybersecurity and Network Technology to Supply Chain Management, allowing students and the broader community to explore numerous opportunities for academic and professional development. ECC also offers transfer opportunities to many 4-year institutions, including Rutgers University, the New Jersey Institute of Technology, and New Jersey City University. Additionally, ECC partners with 23 K-12 Districts throughout the county and business, industry and community partners, to provide opportunities for students to earn college credit and to provide customized training.

ECC’s main campus is in the heart of Newark, across the Hudson River from New York City. The third oldest city in the nation and largest city within the state, Newark offers residents and visitors the opportunity to discover endless cultural, artistic, and educational experiences.

 The target date for applications is: August 25,  2021

For detailed information, the Presidential profile, and guidance on how to apply, please visit: ADD presidential search link or

To apply, go to:

For additional information, nominations or confidential inquiries, please contact::

  • Debbie DiThomas, Ed.D., ACCT Search Consultant,, or (951) 961-6533 (mobile)
  • Julie Golder, J.D., Vice President of Search Services,, or (202) 775-4466 (office)


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