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Opportunities

The Chancellor of St. Louis Community College will be a leader committed to successfully addressing the following opportunities:

  • To work collaboratively to establish a compelling vision and strategic plan for the college, focusing on strengthening the college's competitiveness within the region and positioning the college as the premier provider of academic opportunities and workforce training.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Doctorate degree from an accredited university.
  • College teaching experience preferred.
  • Leadership experience in a diverse multi-campus and/or multi-college setting preferred.
  • Administrative experience with progressively increasing responsibilities.

Expected Qualities and Characteristics

  1. A record of successful senior leadership and administrative experience.
  2. A leader with a strong commitment to the mission of community colleges and a record of collaboration, partnerships, and communication with internal and external constituencies.
  3. A leader who will be visible throughout the district and the community and has the ability to connect with faculty, students, staff members and community leaders.
  4. A person who fosters a culture of optimism and success and who implements effective teambuilding, change strategies, and professional development.
  5. An effective political advocate who will proactively pursue sustainable funding for present and future needs. 
  6. The ability to effectively work with an elected board of trustees and to value the governing board's role in the district.
  7. An individual who has experience working in a large multi-campus community college and understands how to balance the needs of multiple educational sites/locations while maintaining sound fiscal practices.
  8. A strong student advocate with a history of achievement and leading student success at all levels. 
  9. A strong faculty and staff advocate who values a culture of respect and trust while promoting diversity, accountability, and innovation.
  10. The experience and vision to effectively market the district regionally, nationally, and internationally by promoting and growing academic programs, workforce education, training and services. 
  11. The courage to introduce and implement effective change and innovation.
  12. The interest and experience to support and work effectively to expand the district's fundraising efforts.
  13. An experienced leader with success in working with strong labor organizations.
  14. An individual who has had successful experience with shared governance.