Lower Columbia College in Longview, Washington, invites applications and nominations for its next President. The college is looking for someone who will model a deep passion for educational excellence and programmatic relevance to meet workforce needs. The next president will be a proven leader in the support and success of diverse student populations, and an engaged community partner, appreciative of the civic, cultural, and economic impact of the college within the region.
Lower Columbia College (LCC) is a comprehensive community college established in 1934. With an annual budget of $28 million, the college serves about 4050 students per year. There are over 90 program options at LCC from high school through applied bachelor's degrees. A comprehensive offering of student services, student clubs and extra-curriculars ensures that all LCC students receive the optimal experience. The college also hosts the University Center which offers degrees from four partner universities.
LCC is the only college serving Cowlitz and Wahkiakum counties. Situated less than an hour from Portland to the south, and two hours from Seattle to the north, LCC is ideally located in the lovely Southwest Washington region, just over an hour's drive to Mount St. Helens or the communities along the Pacific coast. The region offers family-oriented events and activities across the four seasons.
The salary for this position will be determined based on qualifications and related experience. It is expected the new hire will begin at $250,000 to $260,000 per year. A comprehensive benefits package is offered that includes medical, dental, vision, life, and long-term disability coverage choices for employees and dependents; choices of retirement and deferred compensation plans; paid holidays, sick leave, personal holidays, and generous vacation accruals; Paid Family Medical Leave; reduced tuition; relocation funds; and cell phone stipend.
Additional information about this exceptional opportunity, including a full list of required and desired characteristics and how to apply, is available at https://academicsearch.org/open-searches- public/entry/16473/?search=16473 or by scrolling to the position listing at www.academicsearch.org under the "Open Searches" tab.
Applications, nominations, and expressions of interest can be submitted electronically, and in confidence, to: LCCPresident@academicsearch.org. The position is open until filled but only applications received by 5:00 p.m. Friday, September 22, 2023, can be assured full consideration. Confidential discussions about this opportunity may be arranged by contacting senior consultant Shirley Pippins at Shirley.Pippins@academicsearch.org and consultant Krista Johns at Krista.Johns@academicsearch.org.
Lower Columbia College provides equal opportunity in education and employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, citizenship or immigration status, age, perceived or actual physical or mental disability, pregnancy, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, creed, religion, honorably discharged veteran or military status, or use of a trained guide dog or service animal. All inquiries regarding compliance with access, equal opportunity and/or grievance procedures should be directed to Vice President of Foundation, HR & Legal Affairs,1600 Maple Street, PO Box 3010, Longview, WA 98632, Phone number, (360) 442-2120, Phone number/TTY (800) 833-6388. Learn more at lowercolumbia.edu/aa-eeo.