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VHCC Presidential Search

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Virginia Highlands Community College Presidential Search

The Virginia Community College System invites applications and nominations for the presidency of Virginia Highlands Community College in Abingdon.

Position Requirements

Qualified candidates will have an earned doctorate and demonstrated successful senior executive experience at the highest levels. Previous experience must include significant responsibility for programs, budgets, personnel, facilities and other appropriate administrative duties. An understanding of the mission and goals of a comprehensive community college in the 21st Century and appreciation for rural colleges are essential characteristics along with a clear commitment to instruction, student success, and community involvement. The successful candidate will have proven leadership abilities along with excellent communications skills, a strong belief in a collaborative administrative style as well as a servant leadership perspective.  The candidate must also have a broad vision for the college together with the skills and energy for implementation in addition to the demonstrated ability to work with business, industry, government and the community at large.

How to Apply - Click here to submit your application materials

To be considered for the initial screening, candidates should submit application materials by Feb. 14, 2014. This search will remain open until the position is filled. A complete applicant file will include a cover letter addressing the position qualifications and a resume of education and experience.

Key Dates

  • Initial Screening Begins:  Feb. 14, 2014
  • State Level Interviews in Richmond:  March 26-27, 2014
  • Community College Interviews:  
  • Chancellor announces new president: May/June 2014

Vacancy Announcement

VHCC President Profile

Questions may be directed to Dr. Christopher Lee, Search Coordinator, at 804-819-4685.