University of Alaska Anchorage
Director of Kodiak College
University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) invites nominations and applications for the position of Director of Kodiak College (KoC). Joining KoC at this pivotal time for the college and the University, the incoming Director will have the opportunity to inspire and lead a campus that is integral to the Kodiak community, offering educational programs and resources that reflect and support the unique character and needs of the of people within the town of Kodiak, the region, and the state.
A leading voice and local presence, the next Director of Kodiak College will not only serve as a UAA ambassador to the Kodiak community, s/he will collaboratively engage with all leaders and members of the broader UAA network. Under the vision and creativity of the new Director, KoC will build its connectivity to the University’s main campus in Anchorage and three other community campuses and extension sites. KoC will also leverage its own strengths and the University’s broad array of programs and resources to support the goals of the college, UAA, and the system.
A community campus of the University of Alaska Anchorage, Kodiak College began offering classes in 1968 and is located on Kodiak Island (the second largest island in the U.S. after Hawaii), 250 air miles from Anchorage, Alaska. It is situated on a beautifully wooded 44-acre campus within the city of Kodiak in an area of spectacular unspoiled beauty and wilderness. Kodiak College serves a student body of about 717 students taking 2,818 credits hours each semester. The college has 12 full-time faculty, 20 professional staff, two student workers and about 28 adjuncts each semester. More than 100 classes are offered at varying times during the day and evenings during Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters. The college has an operating budget of approximately $5 million.
To successfully lead Kodiak College forward, the next Director must be a highly engaged visionary and collaborative leader who is eager to take part in a diverse, close-knit local community. S/he must bring demonstrated leadership and deep experience in areas of strategic planning, budgeting, community engagement, advocacy, and academic program development. Administrative leadership experience in higher education/post-secondary setting is strongly preferred. A master's degree from a regionally accredited institution is required. A doctorate (or equivalent terminal degree) is preferred and may be accepted in lieu of a master's degree. Successful applicants must provide official transcripts documenting academic credentials required for the position as a condition of employment.
For best consideration, please send all nominations and applications no later than April 1, 2019 to:
Tom Fitch, Partner
Julia Patton, Senior Associate
Storbeck/Pimentel & Associates, LP
For more information, please visit Kodiak College’s home page at https://koc.alaska.edu/.
The University of Alaska is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and educational institution. The University of Alaska does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, physical or mental disability, status as a protected veteran, marital status, changes in marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, parenthood, sexual orientation, gender identity, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, or other legally protected status. The University's commitment to nondiscrimination, including against sex discrimination, applies to students, employees, and applicants for admission and employment. Contact information, applicable laws, and complaint procedures are included on UA's statement of nondiscrimination available at www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination.
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