The Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC) Board of Directors invites applications and nominations for the position of President, beginning July 1, 2024. As Chief Executive Officer, the President provides leadership and direction to accomplish the college’s mission and goals in compliance with direction established by the Board.


MATC is Wisconsin’s largest technical college and one of the most diverse two-year institutions in the Midwest. Milwaukee Area Technical College is a key driver of southeastern Wisconsin’s economy and has provided innovative education in the region since 1912. More than 30,000 students per year attend the college’s four campuses and community-based sites or learn online. MATC offers affordable and accessible education and training opportunities that empower and transform lives in the community. The college offers more than 180 academic programs—many that prepare students for jobs immediately upon completion and others that provide transfer options leading to bachelor’s degrees with more than 40 four-year colleges and universities.


The successful candidate will be a leader who has demonstrated the ability to build relationships and connect with internal and external stakeholders, including faculty, staff, students, and a broad spectrum of community partners. The ideal candidate will be a visionary who inspires confidence and trust within and outside the college.


An earned doctorate or other terminal degree in Administrative Leadership, Business, Law, Liberal Arts, Social Sciences, or a related discipline is required. A minimum of six (6) years of progressive experience in academic or nonprofit administration is required. Ten (10) of experience is preferred. To view the full position description, Click here.


How to Apply

Greenwood Asher & Associates is assisting Milwaukee Area Technical College in this search. For a full application package, please include a cover letter/letter of application and a curriculum vitae/résumé.


Submission of application materials as PDF attachments is strongly encouraged. Initial screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until an appointment is made.


MATC will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identities of finalists must be revealed upon request. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7). If you do not want your identity revealed prior to becoming a "final candidate," please request that your information be kept confidential to the extent allowed by Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).


Inquiries, applications, and nominations should be directed to:


Itza Walters, Senior Executive Search Consultant


Tracey Weldon, Vice President of Executive Search


Jim Johnsen, Vice President of Executive Search


For more information about MATC, please visit:


Milwaukee Area Technical College will not discriminate against any employee, applicant for employment, student, or applicant for admission on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, creed, religion, political affiliation, marital status, parental status, pregnancy, disability, age, membership in any reserve component of the armed forces, union affiliation, arrest and conviction record, or any other protected category under applicable local, state or federal law.