• CEO/Chancellor
  • San Jose, CA
  • July 7, 2024

Website San Jose/Evergreen Community College District


The Board of Trustees of San José – Evergreen Community College District (SJECCD) enthusiastically invites nominations and applications for the position of Chancellor.

San José – Evergreen Community College District has a long tradition of success. The next Chancellor will recognize the District’s accomplishments, take the work completed thus far, and build upon it, charting a future that leads SJECCD to even greater success. The next Chancellor will celebrate the history, hard work, and the region’s many cultures and join the effort to optimize the District’s impact on the community and its students.

Dually designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution and an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution, SJECCD serves a very diverse student population. SJECCD is focused on meeting the needs of first-generation college attendees through enhanced academic, social, and emotional support services.

Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, SJECCD encompasses more than 300 square miles and is comprised of San José City College (SJCC), which was the first community college in Santa Clara County, established in 1921; Evergreen Valley College (EVC), established in 1975; and the San José – Evergreen Community College Extension at Milpitas, established in 2016.

The District’s institutions play an integral role in elevating the educational and economic profile of the entire region. Guided by a strong District vision, San José City College, Evergreen Valley College, and the Milpitas Extension enjoy broad community support, which has been earned through their individual and collective positive impact on student success and achievement and their ongoing commitment to innovation in order to meet the evolving needs of students and the demands of an ever-changing regional workforce.

SJECCD is governed by an elected seven-member Board of Trustees, serving a population of nearly 900,000 people. To learn more about the District, the position, and qualifications sought in the next Chancellor, click here.

The Board of Trustees is being assisted in this search by Academic Search. Nominations, applications, and inquiries may be sent in complete confidence to Initial screening of applications will begin immediately. The position is open until filled, and applications received by January 15, 2024, can be assured of best consideration. Nominators and prospective candidates also may arrange a confidential conversation about this opportunity with Shirley Robinson Pippins, Ed.D., Senior Consultant, at, or Rich Cummins, Ph.D., Senior Consultant, at

Starting salary range: $400,774 – $463,944. Generous health and welfare offerings at no cost to the employee. Desired starting date: July 2024.

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