President (Contra Costa College)

  • CEO/Chancellor
  • San Pablo, CA
  • April 6, 2023

Contra Costa Community College District

President (Contra Costa College)

Posting Number: 0001828

Location: Contra Costa College

Salary: Contract

Position Definition:

The President is Chief Executive Officer of the college. and has a direct reporting relationship to the District. The President reports to the District Chancellor. The President and is responsible for the delivery of educational and other services provided by the college, the supervision of the administrative staff and all educational programs and services of the college. The President provides high level direction regarding the overall operation of the college, its outreach locations, and centers. The President delegates to the Vice President, Deans and Directors the supervision of other administrative, teaching and classified staff.

Distinguishing Characteristics:

The President provides visionary leadership and understands and promotes the roles of the community college in a changing society. The President independently performs assigned critical and highly complex senior management level duties with an entrepreneurial spirit and effectiveness, speed, and accuracy. The President is responsible to foster a dynamic college atmosphere conducive to academic excellence and optimal functioning. The President is a District team member on the Chancellor’s cabinet. The President has a deep appreciation and respect for students, staff and faculty, and an understanding of all aspects of student life and how faculty and staff can support students.

Examples of Duties/Essential Functions:

The President is primarily responsible for the following:

Develops and maintains channels of communication with staff members regarding all aspects of college operations including curriculum; instruction; business administration; finance; planning; construction and maintenance of physical facilities; personnel; student services; and educational planning.

Maintains the college as a community institution by serving as the chief interpreter of the needs of the students and service area of the college and promotes the development and implementation of needed programs and services.

Provides leadership for the college as whole, including, planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of educational and fiscal programs of the college.

Assures compliance with college and District policies, state and federal regulations and requirements of accreditation agencies.

Provides administrative direction in the development and initiation of college policies and procedures, as well as the organizational structure, which affect curriculum, instruction, student services and activities, and other college operations.

Performs related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications:


EDUCATION: A master’s degree from an accredited college or university is required. EXPERIENCE: A minimum of five years of senior/cabinet-level management experience in higher education or related environment, preferably at in a community college.

Demonstrated cultural competency, sensitivity to and understanding of diversity in the workplace and public educational environments. License/Certification: A valid Class C California Driver’s License.

Special Instructions:

Qualified candidates must submit a complete on-line application, resume, unofficial transcript and a cover letter, not to exceed five (5) pages. A candidate will succinctly state how s/he would address the Challenges, Issues, and Opportunities at the college. Candidates should cite specific examples from background and experience to demonstrate knowledge and expertise necessary for this position. The letter of application should indicate to what extent personal qualities and professional characteristics and skills match the preferred qualifications sought for this position.

(Note: The first interviews will be held 4/26/23-4/27/23 and the final interviews and public forums will be held during the week of 5/8/23-5/9/23.)

Job Close Date: 4/6/2023

Open Until Filled: No

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