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President New River Community College

New River Community College
Dublin, Virginia
$175,000 to $215,000
Date posted
Apr 22, 2024

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Position Type
Executive, Chancellors & Presidents
Employment Type
Full Time

President New River Community College

The president will be a skilled strategist able to envision, propose, and implement change. This individual also will have a proven record of building relationships and engaging the community and other external partners in improving student access and success.

The president will develop and maintain strong leadership teams; seek continuous improvement; and foster positive change though transparency, integrity and collaboration.

This leader will build dynamic and successful partnerships with highly diverse stakeholders and advance fundraising efforts.

Internally, the individual will ensure operational efficiency, fiscal strength, and college affordability, while ensuring the sustainability of programs to meet the needs of the students and community at large.

An understanding of the mission and goals of a comprehensive community college in the 21st Century and appreciation for colleges that serve urban, suburban and rural communities are essential characteristics, along with a clear commitment to instruction, student access/success, revenue generation, community partnerships, diversity, and strategic leadership.

The New River Community College community identified the following priorities and key characteristics for its next leader. These include:

  • Student Success: Fostering access and student success and being student-focused. Workforce Development: Providing robust academic and workforce programs. Diversity Champion: Fostering an environment of diversity and inclusion. Relationship Builder: Providing transparency and accessibility with a collaborative management style while maintaining a vibrant, collaborative college culture. Funding Advocate: Articulating a clear vision of the college’s future based on strategic and visionary thinking.

KSA's/Required Qualifications
Qualified candidates must have an earned doctorate and demonstrated successful senior executive experience. Previous experience must include significant responsibility for programs, budgets, personnel, facilities and other appropriate administrative duties. Successful candidates must have proven leadership abilities along with excellent communication skills, a strong belief in a collaborative administrative style as well as a servant leadership perspective. They also must have a broad vision for the College together with the skills and energy for implementation and the demonstrated ability to work with business, industry, government, and the community at large.

Deadline for first review of applications is Friday, May 31, 2024.

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The VCCS is an EOE and Affirmative Action Employer.

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