JACKSON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
The Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR
invites applications and nominations for the position of
President of Jackson State Community College
), a comprehensive, two-year
postsecondary institution located in Jackson, Tennessee. Jackson is
the relative midpoint of west Tennessee, conveniently located
between Memphis and Nashville. As an Achieving the Dream college
committed to student success, Jackson State meets the educational
needs of west Tennessee, enrolling 3,500 credit seeking students
The next President will be a bold, dynamic, and energetic leader
with academic competency and demonstrated experiences in community,
workforce and economic development. The President will lead Jackson
State through a time of unparalleled opportunities in academic
growth and workforce development as the new $5.6 billion Blue Oval
City is established nearby in west Tennessee. This electric vehicle
and battery manufacturing campus will be among the largest auto
manufacturing facilities in U.S. history.
The President must understand the integral role of the community
college in contributing to the area's economic and workforce
development efforts, including establishing key relationships with
industry leaders. Full details on the position and application
process can be found in the position profile: https://academicsearch.org/open-searches-public/
The new President will assume office in September 2023.
Applications, nominations, and expressions of interest can be
submitted in confidence to JacksonStatePres@academicsearch.org
Materials received by June 19, 2023, are assured full consideration
from the search committee. Applications should consist of a
substantive cover letter, a curriculum vitae and a list of five
professional references. References will not be contacted without
the explicit permission of the candidate.
The search is assisted by Academic Search and confidential
discussions may be arranged by contacting Senior Consultant Dr.
Gwendolyn G. Joseph / (281)
889-9299 or Consultant Disa Mason / (817) 401-9257.
The Community College System of Tennessee is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Under state law,
applicants may request that their application and related materials
be confidential and not open for public inspection until such time
the candidate is selected as a finalist for the position.