Campus President

Potomac State College

Campus President


Potomac State College (PSC), part of the West Virginia University system of campuses, invites applications and nominations for the position of Campus President. Reporting to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs of West Virginia University, the Campus President assumes responsibility and provides overall leadership and direction for all aspects of campus administration and operation.


PSC is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission providing a broad range of high-quality associate degree programs as well as baccalaureate degree programs at a reasonable cost with a historic focus on teaching and learning and a commitment to providing access to a better life for all West Virginians. With 60+ majors and 1,143 students from 22 states, PSC is located in Keyser, West Virginia, in the Eastern Panhandle of the state. Mountaineer Pride is strong in the town, with many multi-generation PSC graduates.


The Campus President is responsible for implementing Potomac State College’s strategic and academic plan and promoting academic excellence through collaboration, cooperation, and teamwork. In addition, the President has responsibility for working collaboratively and transparently to build a positive and supportive culture for employees and students, recommending strategies to grow and meet the needs of a diverse community and student body, and responsibly directing the development and administration of the budget.


The preferred candidate will possess a terminal degree from an accredited university with eight years of  progressively responsible experience in program development, enrollment, marketing, budget, and personnel; a demonstrated commitment to diversity, inclusion, and the use of education for social justice; experience with major fundraising initiatives and an ability to represent PSC compellingly to alumni and external stakeholders; experience as a faculty member; a commitment to core academic values; along with  intellectual and emotional intelligence, high energy, and impeccable integrity and personal values. For a full position description please see our website at


How to Apply

Greenwood Asher & Associates® is assisting Potomac State College and West Virginia University in this search. Applications and nominations are now being accepted. Confidential inquiries, nominations and application materials should be directed to Greenwood Asher & Associates®. For a full application package, please submit a cover letter and CV. Submission of application materials as PDF attachments is strongly encouraged. The search will be conducted with a commitment of confidentiality for candidates until finalists are selected. Initial screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until an appointment is made.


Please direct inquiries, nominations, and application materials to:

Julie Holley, Associate Vice President and Search Manager


Lauren McCaghren, Senior Executive Search Consultant


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