Delaware County Community College invites applications and nominations for its next President. The successful candidate will be an educational leader who has a passion for student access and success, carries a community focus, supports faculty and staff, and is attuned and engaged in the work of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
DCCC is a public community college in southeastern Pennsylvania. Its Marple Campus is located just outside of Philadelphia, famous for its history and as one of the nation’s important global centers for business, healthcare, education and culture. Other major cities close to DCCC include New York City and Baltimore, Maryland.
Since its beginning in 1967, Delaware County Community College has grown to include seven locations with over 600 faculty in Delaware and Chester Counties serving a diverse population of more than 16,000 credit and non-credit students annually. The annual budget is $90 million. Accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, the college offers more than 50 associate degree and 35 certificate programs. DCCC’s faculty members truly care about student success; they provide insights from real world experience in their area of expertise, which students value and benefit from tremendously. The college is a thriving fellowship among students, faculty and staff, all working together toward the greater good.
Additional information about this exceptional opportunity for an energetic, highly capable, and people-oriented leader is available in the position profile, including a full list of required and desired characteristics and how to apply. The profile is available by clicking on “Download Profile” above, or at www.academicsearch.org under the “Open Searches” tab.
How to Apply
The Board of Trustees of Delaware County Community College is being assisted in its confidential search by Academic Search. The application for President of Delaware County Community College consists of three documents: a substantive cover letter that addresses the expectations discussed in the search profile, a curriculum vitae, and a list of at least five professional references with name, title/organization, relationship to applicant, phone number, and email address. No other documents or supporting documents are requested. Note that while the list of references is a part of the application package, references will not be contacted without the explicit permission of the candidate.
Applications, nominations, and expressions of interest can be submitted electronically, and in confidence, to: DCCCPresident@academicsearch.org. The position is open until filled, but only applications received by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Friday, October 28, 2022 can be assured full consideration. Confidential discussions about this opportunity may be arranged by contacting senior consultant Dr. Shirley Robinson Pippins at email@example.com or consultant Krista Johns at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Delaware County Community College recognizes that diversity enriches life, creates energy, and makes us aware that we share a common humanity. As such, diversity is one of the College’s core values. We are committed to fostering a climate that promotes understanding, appreciation, and respect for the rights of all people. All members of our community are to be welcomed and empowered to achieve their personal, education and career goals. DCCC is an equal employment opportunity employer, valuing and embracing diversity, equity and inclusion.
DCCC fosters a work environment and a learning community focused on student success by delivering quality, affordable, and responsive educational opportunities in a technologically rich and supportive environment. We celebrate differences and commit to an “open door” policy for individuals with varying levels of knowledge, skills, experiences, and needs. By embracing diverse collegial perspectives, we seek to make inclusivity, teamwork, and respect the foundation for our students to reach their academic goals and on staff to thrive professionally. DCCC is an equal employment opportunity employer, valuing diversity, equity, and inclusion.