President

Employer
Montgomery College
Location
Rockville, Maryland
Posted
Sep 01, 2021
Closes
Oct 06, 2021
Function
Executive, President
Hours
Full Time

The Board of Trustees of Montgomery College (MC), located in Montgomery County, Maryland, seeks a dynamic, visionary president who can move the College forward in an uncommon time for higher education and in a transformational time for Montgomery County. Montgomery College is one of the leading community colleges in the country committed to furthering and broadening its vision of educational excellence, opportunity, and student success. Chartered in 1946, Montgomery College has served the community with distinction and achieved national prominence. The three campuses and two workforce centers of the College serve over 50,000 students each year in Montgomery County, a vibrant, diverse, and economically robust community of more than one million people with immigrants making up about one-third of the population. The county is adjacent to Washington, D.C., and 30 miles south of Baltimore. The presidency offers an exceptional opportunity to lead an institution with outstanding academic programs and student services, mission-driven faculty and staff, and over 50,000 students each year. The College is widely recognized for the quality and scope of its programs in the arts and humanities, business, engineering and science, developmental education, health sciences, many career areas, workforce development, and trades. Racially and culturally diverse, the College enrolls students from Montgomery County, the greater Baltimore-Washington metropolitan area, and more than 160 countries. In 2018, Montgomery College was named the most diverse community college in the continental United States by The Chronicle of Higher Education. The College is a Minority Serving Institution (MSI) designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and as an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI).

The most competitive presidential candidates will be those individuals who embrace the college’s spirit of innovation, performance excellence, and radical inclusion. Candidates who have a combination of education, training, and experience appropriate for the position, including demonstrated expertise across topics such as management of human capital, curriculum development, fundraising, government relations and legislative processes, federal and state regulations, accreditation, Board relations, and budget and fiscal management.  Prior experience with a collective bargaining environment is desirable.

We welcome a disparate pool of candidates, including those not necessarily considering a new position, those whose profiles are out of the ordinary, those who show evidence as rising stars, those who display exceptional experience and talent, as well as those with outstanding track record in the community college environment. For additional information please visit the Presidential Search website.

An earned doctorate or other appropriate terminal degree is preferred.

Greenwood/Asher & Associates, LLC (greenwoodsearch.com) is assisting Montgomery College in this search. Applications and nominations are now being accepted. Confidential inquiries, nominations, and application materials should be directed to Greenwood/Asher & Associates. Applications must include a cover letter, CV/resume, and a list of five references. Submission of application materials as PDF attachments is strongly encouraged. The search will be conducted confidentially. Initial screening of applications will begin immediately. For best consideration, applications should be submitted by October 1, 2021. Nominations and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Please direct confidential inquiries, nominations, and application materials to:

Jan Greenwood, Co-Founder, Greenwood Asher & Associates and Vice President & Managing Partner, Kelly (jangreenwood@greenwoodsearch.com)

Marion Frenche, Practice Leader, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Search Manager and Senior Executive Search Consultant (marionfrenche@greenwoodsearch.com)

Greenwood/Asher & Associates, LLC.

42 Business Centre Drive, Suite 206

Miramar Beach, Florida 32550

 

Montgomery College is an equal opportunity employer committed to promoting and fostering diversity among its student body, faculty, and staff

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