Chief Executive Officer

The Community College of Allegheny County Educational Foundation in Pittsburgh, PA invites nominations and applications for the position of Chief Executive Officer, who also serves as the Chief Advancement Officer for the Community College of Allegheny County.

Founded in 1966 on the principle that quality education should be both affordable and accessible to all members of our community, CCAC offers more than 150 academic programs across six diverse program categories including business; science, technology, engineering and math; health; culinary arts, arts and humanities; and education and the social and behavioral sciences. CCAC’s students are taught by more than 275 full-time faculty and instructors in classes averaging just under 20 students each. CCAC has four campuses, five strategic learning centers, and is integrally linked to the life and economic health of the vibrant Allegheny County community. One in every three Allegheny County residents over 18 years of age has been served by CCAC since 2000.

The Foundation CEO reports to the CCAC Foundation Board of Directors with a dotted line to the CCAC President, Dr. Quintin Bullock. President Bullock is a visionary leader who has established strong ties within Pittsburgh’s corporate and cultural circles. He sees strengthening the school’s philanthropic footprint as one of his personal priorities and devotes considerable time to this purpose. The new Foundation CEO will partner with Dr. Bullock and join a strong executive team committed to continuing CCAC’s impact in the region and its rise in national ranking. The new Foundation CEO will assess, analyze and re-envision the role of philanthropy and alumni and community engagement, and create strategies, initiatives, and infrastructure to enable the new vision.

The ideal candidate will have a career history that reflects progressively increasing responsibilities and achievement in advancement, deep professional knowledge of all facets of the advancement paradigm, demonstrated success in leading and managing a comprehensive campaign, highly professional and effective leadership and management skills with exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.

Pittsburgh was recently named “America’s Most Livable City” and is consistently ranked among the top 20 metropolitan areas in the country. Today’s steel city is brimming with energy and confidence and is the cultural and economic hub of an expansive tri-state region.

Applications and Nominations

The Foundation CEO Search Committee will begin review of applications immediately and continue to work until an appointment is made. For full consideration, application materials should be received by May 6, 2019 and include a letter of interest, resume, and the names of five professional references with email addresses and phone numbers (references will not be contacted without the prior knowledge and approval of applicants). Application materials should be sent electronically (Adobe PDF or Microsoft Word) to:

AGB Search is assisting the CCAC Educational Foundation with this very important search. Please direct inquiries to the following consultants:

Kimberly Templeton, Principal
O: (202) 776.0820
C: (540) 761.9494

Jim Lanier, Executive Search Consultant
O: (202) 580.5194

To learn more about the Chief Executive Officer position, the CCAC Educational Foundation, and CCAC, visit:

CCAC and the Foundation are equal-opportunity employers and welcomes nominations and applications from women and minorities.