Application deadline: January 4, 2024
Senior Consultant: Gwendolyn Joseph
Consultant: Disa Mason
The Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) invites applications and nominations for the position of President of Cleveland State Community College (CLSCC). Situated in scenic Southeast Tennessee, 30 miles northeast of Chattanooga, Cleveland is surrounded by natural beauty, and recreational opportunities.
CLSCC is a comprehensive, two-year, post-secondary institution committed to providing open access and quality education to all students. As an Achieving the Dream college committed to student success, CLSCC meets the educational needs of the people it serves in 5 counties (Bradley, Meigs, McMinn, Monroe, Polk) in southeast Tennessee. Cleveland State is one of Tennessee’s 13 community colleges. The President is the chief executive officer of the College and reports to the TBR through the Chancellor.
Across its three locations, the College employs 200 full-time employees and enrolls more than 3,200 credit seeking students and an additional 1,500 non-credit students each fall. For more than 55 years, Cleveland State has focused on responsive delivery of the highest quality education and training at the lowest possible cost in support of workforce development, liberal arts transfer, and cultural enrichment.
The successful candidate will be a dynamic, innovative, and energetic leader with the vision, skills, and integrity required to guide Cleveland State to higher levels of achievement. It is anticipated that the President will assume office by April 1, 2024. The full list of preferred attributes and instructions on the application process can be found in the position profile: https://academicsearch.org/open-searches-public/
Confidential discussions about this opportunity are welcomed and encouraged. Please contact Senior Consultant Dr. Gwendolyn G. Joseph <Gwen.Joseph@academicsearch.org> / (281) 889-9299 or Consultant Disa Mason <Disa Mason Bookings Link>.
Applications, nominations, and expressions of interest can be submitted in confidence to ClevelandStatePres@academicsearch.org. Materials received by January 4, 2024 can be assured full consideration from the search committee. The application 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 Community College System of Tennessee is an Equal Opportunity 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.