LAST DATE TO FILE: FEBRUARY 28, 2014 – 5:00 PM DEADLINE
The Board of Trustees of Wilkes Community College seeks nominations and applications for the position of President.
Wilkes Community College, a member of the N.C. Community College System, opened for students in 1965 and is a public, two-year, open-door institution enrolling approximately 13,200 students in associate degree, diploma, and certificate programs; continuing education courses; and college readiness courses. WCC is located in northwestern North Carolina with its primary campus located in Wilkesboro; a multi-campus in West Jefferson; and centers in Sparta, North Wilkesboro, and Wilkesboro. Additionally, the John A. Walker Community Center, a convention center and cultural arts complex, is located on the Wilkes Campus; and MerleFest, one of the premier music festivals in the country, is held on the Wilkes Campus. In June 2006, the Southern Association of Colleges & Schools-Commission on Colleges reaffirmed WCC’s accreditation.
Eligible applicants must possess a doctoral degree from an accredited institution and a minimum of five years of increasingly responsible experience, including oversight of academic and administrative services in a community college or similar setting.
Compensation is determined by the WCC Board of Trustees.
To apply, please submit the following:
Wilkes Community College
Attn: Human Resources
PO Box 120
Wilkesboro, NC 28697-0120
& Board Liaison
Director of Human Resources
- Wilkes Community College application
- Letter of application (4 or fewer pages) that succinctly (1) describes how your experience and professional qualifications prepare you to serve the needs of the college and lead it to greater success, and (2) how you would work with and through members of the college community to address the opportunities and challenges as you would perceive them.
- Curriculum vitae
- Official college transcripts
- List of three references (including name, address, phone number during business hours, and relationship to candidate), which include his/her current and most recent previous employer
The NC Community College System is committed to equality of opportunity and does not discriminate against students or employees based on race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age or disability.