Salt Lake City, Utah
The Utah Board of Higher Education invites nominations and applications for president of Salt Lake Community College, one of 16 institutions in the Utah System of Higher Education. The president is appointed by and serves at the pleasure of the Board. The president of SLCC represents an exciting opportunity to lead a forward-looking, multicampus, diverse community college focused on access and the future of higher education in a state with a rapidly growing population. The new president will be excited to make a long-term commitment to SLCC and its mission, and will exemplify SLCC’s values of collaboration, community, inclusivity, learning, innovation, integrity, and trust.
Salt Lake Community College (SLCC) is the largest 2-year college in Utah, proudly educating the state’s most diverse student body. We are an open-access, public institution that is part of the Utah System of Higher Education (USHE). Located in the stunning Salt Lake Valley, we are among Utah’s largest higher education institutions, serving nearly 50,000 students annually at 8 locations and online. Few organizations in Utah have a more significant impact on the state’s economy, workforce, and education pipeline.
SLCC also operates Salt Lake Technical College, or Salt Lake Tech. Like many states, Utah is in extreme need of a skilled workforce. Salt Lake Tech delivers technical education, skills-based training, and corporate training that is most wanted by area employers, all while catering to a diverse student body with varied educational and career goals.
The ideal candidate will transparently engage with faculty, staff, students, the legislature, and the campus communities to lead a strategic plan with a unified vision for campus growth. They will work collaboratively with campus constituents inside and outside the institution to balance its mission of delivering transformative, accessible, and affordable technical and academic education with the institution’s business needs. The new president will partner with state leaders as the state manages the opportunities and challenges that arise with growth, including transportation, public safety, housing, and campus facilities needs. A master’s degree is required, and a terminal degree is preferred.
A full position profile describing additional information about the position and preferred attributes of applicants can be viewed at https://www.agbsearch.com/searches/president-salt-lake-community-college. Additional information about Salt Lake Community College can be found here.
The Salt Lake Community College Search Committee will begin reviewing and evaluating applications as they are received and will continue until a new president is selected. To ensure fullest consideration, candidates are advised to submit their materials by March 25, 2024.
All application materials should be submitted through the AGB Search portal system at: President, Salt Lake Community College
Questions regarding the application process should be directed to: SLCCPresident24@agbsearch.com
Application materials must include:
- A letter of Interest addressing the strategic objectives and qualifications identified in the profile.
- A current CV or resumé.
- The names and contact information (telephone and email) for five professional references, none of whom will be contacted until a later stage of the search or without the formal permission of the candidate.
All inquiries and applications will be received and evaluated in confidence.
The President search is being assisted by AGB Search. Please direct nominations and expressions of interest to:
Laura Woodworth-Ney, Ph.D.
Kim R. Bobby, Ed.D.
It is the policy of Salt Lake Community College to comply with all federal, state, and local authorities requiring nondiscrimination, including, but not limited to Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Executive Order No. 11246, 45 CFR Part 90, the Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008, and Utah’s Executive Order, issued December 13, 2006.
The College is fully committed to policies of equal employment and nondiscrimination and works to prevent any form of exclusion from participation in, denial of benefits of, or subject any individual to discrimination, harassment, or prejudicial treatment on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, religion, protected veteran status, expression of political or personal beliefs outside of the workplace, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.
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