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Arkansas Northeastern College
Arkansas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Nov 15, 2022

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Position Type
Executive, Chancellors & Presidents
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Board of Trustees of Arkansas Northeastern College invites applications and nominations for the position of President. The President is the chief executive officer of the College and reports to a nine member Board of Trustees appointed by the Governor.

Arkansas Northeastern College, a public, comprehensive community college with a main campus in Blytheville, Arkansas and centers located in Osceola and Leachville, has a fall enrollment of 1502 students and an annual F.T.E. of 776 as well as robust Secondary Technical Center and Community Education Program. It has an annual operating budget in excess of $15,000,000 (unrestricted funds) and $10,000,000 annually in restricted funds. The College also enjoys the generous support of its private Foundation. More information about the College can be found at

The Arkansas Northeastern College Board of Trustees is seeking a confident person who will provide strong leadership and advocacy on behalf of the College, continue to increase student-centered academic opportunities, maintain the College’s reputation as a leader nationally in workforce training and education, continue the College’s commitment to providing opportunities to underserved communities, and create an environment of teamwork and collaboration. The ideal candidate must be able to work effectively with administrators, faculty, staff, students, local community members, business and industry, state and local government agencies, and other educational institutions. The ideal candidate will also possess the following qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications

  • Earned doctorate from an accredited institution
  • Five (5) years of leadership in senior level administration at an accredited institution of higher education or equivalent experience in business, government, or non-profit organization

Preferred Qualifications
In its search, the College will assess the candidate’s leadership and ability to:

  • Demonstrate proficiency in oral and written communications and interpersonal skills
  • Develop and articulate a vision for the future of the College
  • Maintain a system of long- and short-range planning that provides for future educational programs, financial resources, facilities, and student services
  • Demonstrate a record of successful program development and evaluation
  • Demonstrate a record of successful administration of finances, budget, facilities, and personnel
  • Develop successful alliances with various organizations, including strengthening partnerships with public schools, community groups, governmental agencies, and local business and industry
  • Demonstrate participation on behalf of economic development and business/industry recruitment efforts, and value the importance of industry training and workforce development to the community.
  • Participate visibly in public relations, resource development, and fundraising for the College
  • Demonstrate strong leadership in service to the local community

Review of applications will begin January 20, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled. The new President will assume office on July 2, 2023, or a date mutually agreed upon with the Board of Trustees. Application materials (to include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses of five references) can be mailed or emailed to the following:

Arkansas Northeastern College Presidential Search
Attn: Tabatha Hampton, Human Resources
P.O. Box 1109
Blytheville, AR 72316-1109

ANC is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.


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