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icon-new-badge President, Columbia-Greene Community College (Hudson, NY)

Posted on: January 28th, 2019 by websupport

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] Confidential nominations can be submitted by using this link: Nominations.

All communications may be directed in confidence to CGCCPresident [at], or to the contacts listed below. We appreciate your consideration of this important search and look forward to hearing from you.

Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Barnard College (New York, NY)

Posted on: December 10th, 2018 by websupport

Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Barnard College, New York, NY

·    serve as Barnard’s inaugural chief diversity officer, reporting to the president and serving as a valued member of her senior staff;
·    create and lead the College’s office of diversity, equity, and inclusion;
·    provide strategic and visionary leadership in promoting an institutional culture that values diversity and supports inclusive excellence;
·    lead Barnard’s efforts in realizing its bold ambition to become a national model for inclusive excellence and community engagement.

Barnard seeks candidates whose education, perspectives, and personal and professional experiences have together prepared them to serve as an effective and collaborative leader of the College’s efforts to create a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment. The ideal candidate will be a visionary and transformative thought leader, an accomplished strategist, administrator, and community builder who has significant experience and a track record of successfully advancing diversity, inclusion, and positive change in complex communities and/or mission-driven organizations.

Barnard provides a singular educational experience: a world-renowned college for women with the academic resources of Columbia University and New York City as an extended classroom. Founded in 1889, Barnard was one of the few colleges in the nation where women could receive the same rigorous and challenging education available to men. Today, with an admittance rate of 13.9 percent, Barnard is one of the most selective academic institutions in the United States and remains devoted to empowering extraordinary women.

Full announcement, qualifications, and application instructions: 

AACC’s Brief Summary of the “Promoting Real Opportunity and Success and Prosperity through Education Reform Act”

Posted on: December 11th, 2017 by websupport