The Board of Trustees of Columbia-Greene Community College (C-GCC) invites expressions of interest, applications and nominations for the position of President. James R. Campion, a 45-year veteran of C-GCC, became the College’s fifth President in December, 2000. President Campion will retire on July 5, 2019.
Established in 1966 to serve Columbia and Greene Counties, C-GCC is a public comprehensive community college, and one of 64 institutions in the State University of New York (SUNY) System. Located in the state’s scenic and historic Hudson River Valley (thirty miles south of Albany and 110 miles north of New Youk City), C-GCC serves more than 2,000 students annually. C-GCC is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and offers a variety of transfer and career programs leading to the degrees of Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, Associate in Applied Science, and Associate in Occupational Studies, as well as one-year certificate programs and specialized courses geared to community interest. Students may take classes through traditional face-to-face instruction as well as online or hybrid formats. C-GCC boasts strong retention and completion rates and excellent job placement of graduates.
The successful candidate will be an energetic, student-centered change agent who is skilled at building and maintaining strong external relationships while inspiring employees to re-envision C-GCC for the future.
To ensure full consideration, completed applications should be submitted by February 22, 2019. Prior to submission, please thoroughly review the Executive Search Profile. Candidates may apply securely here at CGCCPresident [at] rhperry.com. Confidential nominations can be submitted by using this link: Nominations.
All communications may be directed in confidence to CGCCPresident [at] rhperry.com, or to the contacts listed below. We appreciate your consideration of this important search and look forward to hearing from you.