Application deadline: June 19, 2023
Senior Consultant: Gwendolyn Joseph
Consultant: Disa Mason
The Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) invites applications and nominations for the position of President of Jackson State Community College (JSCC), a comprehensive, two-year postsecondary institution located in Jackson, Tennessee. Jackson is the relative midpoint of west Tennessee, conveniently located between Memphis and Nashville. As an Achieving the Dream college committed to student success, Jackson State meets the educational needs of west Tennessee, enrolling 3,500 credit seeking students each fall.
The next President will be a bold, dynamic, and energetic leader with academic competency and demonstrated experiences in community, workforce and economic development. The President will lead Jackson State through a time of unparalleled opportunities in academic growth and workforce development as the new $5.6 billion Blue Oval City is established nearby in west Tennessee. This electric vehicle and battery manufacturing campus will be among the largest auto manufacturing facilities in U.S. history.
The President must understand the integral role of the community college in contributing to the area’s economic and workforce development efforts, including establishing key relationships with industry leaders. Full details on the position and application process can be found in the position profile: https://academicsearch.org/open-searches-public/
The new President will assume office in September 2023. Applications, nominations, and expressions of interest can be submitted in confidence to JacksonStatePres@academicsearch.org. Materials received by June 19, 2023, are assured full consideration from the search committee. Applications should consist of a substantive cover letter, a curriculum vitae and a list of five professional references. References will not be contacted without the explicit permission of the candidate.
The search is assisted by Academic Search and confidential discussions may be arranged by contacting Senior Consultant Dr. Gwendolyn G. Joseph <Gwen.Joseph@academicsearch.org> /(281) 889-9299 or Consultant Disa Mason <Disa.Mason@academicsearch.org> / (817) 401- 9257.
The Community College System of Tennessee is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Under state law, applicants may request that their application and related materials be confidential and not open for public inspection until such time the candidate is selected as a finalist for the position.