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President/CEO of Henderson Community College

he Kentucky Community and Technical College System (
Henderson, Kentucky 42420
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The Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) seeks a highly transparent, trustworthy, strategic, innovative, forward thinker, charismatic and visionary leader to serve as the President/CEO of Henderson Community College in Henderson, KY. This leader will be responsible for achieving the student success, workforce readiness and strategic goals needed for HCC to be the first choice for area students. This position will build upon and create partnerships with other higher education institutions, employers and the community.



KCTCS,the largestprovider of post-secondaryeducation andworkforce traininginKentucky,is a statewidecommunitycollege systemwith16 colleges and more than 70 campuses across the Commonwealth. Henderson Community College (HCC) isoneof the16 colleges. HCC enrolls 1,370 students on an annual basis, has 2 campuses (1 in Henderson; 1 in an adjacent county) and serves Workforce clients with customized instructional programs.



KCTCS and the Board of Directors of Henderson Community College (HCC) seek a visionary educator with an outstanding record of strong leadership, educational accomplishments and an ability to foster internal and external partnerships, to serve as the next college president. The college president reports directly to the KCTCS President. The president works closely with the HCC Board of Directors and Foundation Board comprised of a well-connected and engaged group of community leaders desirous of developing a top-in-the-country performing institution in student performance and community outcomes. The President is responsible for all aspects of the college’s operation throughout the service area and represents the college at the local and state levels. The president should have a proven track record of interacting positively and professionally with all faculty and an understanding and appreciation of a faculty promotion and tenure process.



To enhance the quality of life and employability of the citizens of our community by serving as the primary provider of

College and Workforce Readiness

Transfer Education

Technical Education and Training

Lifelong Learning and Cultural Enrichment

Henderson Community College, a member of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System, is a public associate degree granting institution serving Northwest Kentucky.




To be the area's educational leader providing opportunities for personal growth, professional training, and cultural enrichment.



Academic Freedom                           Diversity

Access and Opportunity               Integrity

Accountability                                  Partnerships

Community                                          Quality

Cultural Appreciation                                         Student and Employee Success



   Trustworthy                                                                                                                                                                 Innovative

   Approachable                                                                                                                                                                Proven fundraising capabilities

     •Respectful                                                                                                                                                                    Optimist

     •Ability to successfully market Henderson Community College and establish the college                         Passionate leader                                        

       the first-choice higher education institution within the region                                                                      Commitment to business and industry with a focus on providing programs and            

   •Proven leadership abilities with strong decision making skills                                                                          re-training to meet their needs        

   •Transparent                                                                                                                                                                Ability to strengthen K-12 and higher education partnerships including dual                                                                              

   •Commitment to student access, success, retention and increasing enrollment                                                credit, advanced learners and first generation students

     •Understands and responds to the region’s changing workforce needs                                                            Experience establishing successful workforce development programs and                                        

     •Highly visible throughout the community and embraces working with its leaders and officials                   technical education

     •Enhance the college’s reputation throughout the entire region and supporting the college’s                    Strong problem solver                      

       history and future                                                                                                                                                       Experience developing and implementing a strategic plan

   •Dedicated to faculty and staff development and recruitment                                                                             Continue to build and further develop strong articulation and transfer

   Ability to develop, promote and strengthen community partnerships                                                              Skilled in attracting and supporting diverse populations and has a deep

   •Strong and effective communication skills                                                                                                                commitment to inclusion and social justice

   •Empathetic                                                                                                                                                                    Entrepreneurial

   •Collaborative                                                                                                                                                               Charismatic

   •Visionary                                                                                                                                                                         Competitive                                                      

                                                                                                                                                                                                         Significant Community College experience

                                                                                                                                                                                     Appreciation of the arts


           1. An earned Doctorate from an accredited college or university

           2. Progressive leadership experience with 3 – 5 years Senior-levelexecutive experiencein higher education,with preference givento communityor technicalcollege experience

            3. An approachable person of high integrity and energy, with a track record of building successful teams, inside and outside the organization.


  1. President with CEO experience
  2. Classroom teaching experience


Applicants will submitfor reviewthe following:

            1    Acurrentvitawithcover letter addressingcharacteristicsand qualifications; and

            2   Alistof fiveprofessional references,includingnames and telephone numbers(both home and business).

         3. All application materials must be received by 5:00 PM EST on October 15, 2018.

Thereviewof applications will begin October 17, 2018.Nominationsand applications willbeaccepted untiltheposition is filled.

         *Please Note: All semi-finalists will be required to submit a 10-minute video presentation.

                                                                             All nominations andapplications shouldbe addressed to:

KCTCS President’s Office

Attention:JackieB.Cecil,SystemDirectorof Human ResourcesJob#9829

300North Main Street,Versailles, Kentucky40383

                 For more information regarding this position, please visit the Henderson Presidential Search webpage at https://henderson.kctcs.edu/presidential-search/

Applications may also be emailed to jackie.cecil@kctcs.edu

If you have any questions or suggestions, or would like to make a confidential inquiry please contact our Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) Search Consultant:     Julie Golder, J.D., Vice President of Search Services, jgolder@acct.org, 202-775-4466 (office) or 202-384-5816 (mobile)

The Kentucky Community andTechnical College System isanequal educational andemploymentopportunityinstitutionanddoes not discriminate onthebasisof;race,religion,color, sex, national origin, age, disability,
family medical history, orgenetic information. Further, we
vigilantly prevent

Posted: 2018-09-17 Expires: 2018-11-17

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