The Board of Trustees of the Maine Community College System
invites applications and nominations for the position of President
of Kennebec Valley Community College (KVCC) located in Fairfield,
KVCC currently serves approximately 2,000 credit students
annually, with anticipated growth in the future. Fully
accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education, KVCC
is part of Maine’s seven-member community college system.
As a priority, the Board of Trustees seeks a President who has
the ability, commitment, and vision to continue the college’s
commitment to enhancing student success and delivering high-quality
education and training. The Board also seeks a President who
can lead KVCC during a period of changing student demographics and
as the college expands its role in economic and workforce
development. The President has the responsibility of
institutional leadership, long-term planning, and fostering an
environment that is conducive to learning.
Candidates must be able to demonstrate outstanding skills in
performance-based education and training, strategic planning, and
communication, as well as success in team building, participatory
management, and the implementation of economic development
strategies. Candidates are also expected to understand the
role of the college in economic development and be willing to play
a leadership role in promoting opportunities in the region.
In addition, candidates must possess: a master’s degree and be
currently enrolled in a doctoral program, candidates with an earned
doctorate preferred; a combination of administrative, teaching, or
management experience; and a proven leadership record.
Candidates must have a demonstrated commitment to valuing
diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning
environment. The college and the system are committed
to building and sustaining an equitable and inclusive working
environment where diversity among students, staff and faculty is
Applications are due December 31, 2021. A review of
applications will begin in early January and continue until the
position is filled. Application materials must include a
cover letter that addresses how the candidate’s background and
abilities meet the criteria set forth in the job posting and that
includes a statement of the candidate’s management and educational
philosophy (cover letter not to exceed three pages).
Application materials must also include a resume and three
references and should be sent to:
Heather Albert, Human Resources
Maine Community College System
323 State Street
Augusta, ME 04330
Or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Maine Community College System is an equal
opportunity/affirmative action institution and employer.
For more information about that commitment, please call the
Affirmative Action Officer at 207-629-4000.