Dallas County Community College District invites applications and nominations for the position of President of Eastfield College.
The President is responsible for leading initiatives which contribute to the vibrancy, growth, and economic stability of Dallas County for future generations, with primary emphases in areas of student access and success, identification and implementation of academic and technical programming to support continuing education and workforce development, and community outreach to extend partnerships, expand resources and share capacity in support of current and future students.
Eastfield College serves the eastern part of Dallas County, including East Dallas, Garland and Mesquite. As the second largest college in the District, Eastfield provides a full range of academic transfer programs balanced with technical/occupational programs that are designed to equip students for rewarding careers.
The President must demonstrate a commitment to student access and success through the college, the district, and the network. As a strategic risk-taker, this individual must be an effective communicator, a strong team-builder, with a focus on results. The ability to balance financial and operational requirements will be important, as well as a proven track-record as an entrepreneurial fundraiser. The college values the strong ties developed with the community, and looks forward to a president who can be a person-centered leader and advocate.
The qualifications include an earned Master’s degree, a minimum of five years of management experience, including three years upper level administrative experience in a community college/higher education environment. A doctorate is preferred. Presidential experience is preferred. The successful applicant will demonstrate experience in teaching and/or student services in an academic environment with strong oral and written communications confirming the ability to effectively research, organize and persuade diverse audiences, internal and external to the college and system.
complete job description can be reviewed online.
expanded profile of the college and the position is also available.
Confidential applications and nominations will be accepted until the position is filled. Candidate screening will begin immediately. For best consideration, applications and nominations should be provided by March 26, 2018.
An application will include a letter describing relevant experiences and interest in the position; current curriculum vitae; and the names of five references with titles, mailing addresses, business/home telephone numbers and email addresses. Individuals who wish to nominate a candidate should submit a letter of nomination, including the name, position, address, telephone number and email address of the nominee. Greenwood/Asher & Associates, an executive search firm, is assisting Dallas County Community College District in the search. Applications and letters of nominations should be submitted to:
Jan Greenwood, Betty Turner Asher, Partners Greenwood/Asher & Associates, Inc. Marion Frenche, Principal and Practice Leader Eastfield College/DCCCD - President 42 Business Centre Drive, Suite 206 Miramar Beach, Florida 32550 Phone: 850-650-2277 / Fax: 850-650-2272 Email:
For more information about Eastfield College please visit: http://www.eastfieldcollege.edu
The seven independently accredited colleges of the Dallas County Community College District are part of an equal opportunity system that provides education and employment opportunities without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. The Dallas County Community College District complies with the Americans With Disabilities and Veterans Act. (Candidates for this position are subject to a criminal background check).