The President serves as the chief executive and administrative head of the college, exercising overall authority, subject to the direction of the Board of Trustees.
Implement, execute, and administer all policies of the college trustees and the State University trustees; Formulate and present to the college trustees, for their action, recommendations on:
c. Salary and employee benefits schedules for all professional and non-professional employees;
d. Personnel appointments, promotions, tenure, retention, and retrenchment unless this authority has been delegated by the President;
e. Organizational structure;
f. Planning and management of facilities;
g. Granting of degrees or certificates;
Administration of collective bargaining agreements;
Submission of annual report on the operation of the college to the college trustees, and preparation of such other reports as the college trustees or State University of New York may require.
Significant executive leadership experience within higher education, including supervision and evidence of strategic financial planning. Earned Doctorate from an accredited institution of higher education.
Preferred Characteristics: • Community college experience • Experience with shared governance and collective bargaining • Teaching experience in higher education • Integrity, intellectual agility, creativity and vision, a high level of energy, passion and enthusiasm • Experienced in building and mentoring a supportive and diverse staff; good judgment in recognizing talent; a successful track record of recruiting and retaining a talented team committed to excellence • Exceptional communications skills, including listening at all levels of the organization, and experience in mass media and public speaking • Demonstrated and genuine interest in students • Culturally responsive toward students and campus communities • Proven understanding of student services • Commitment to Guided Pathways or comparable student development model • Demonstrated fundraising success • Ability to relate well to leaders in business, community, and political fields
Tompkins Cortland Community College is one of 30 community colleges and 64 campuses in the State University of New York system. Located in Dryden, the college serves more than three thousand students in credit programs and another three thousand in non-credit workshops and customized training.The college offers 54 academic programs in business, computers, health, communications, liberal arts, criminal justice, and human services. Specific degree programs include broadcast production, computer forensics, engineering science, new media, sport management, hotel and restaurant management, wine marketing, and several liberal arts programs, including education and general studies.The college attracts a diverse student body from most counties in New York State, several other U.S. states, and nearly 70 countries. The learning environment is enriched by students of all ages and backgrounds. About half of the college's graduates transfer as juniors to bachelor's degree programs at a wide variety of colleges and universities around the world, including Cornell University and Ithaca College. TC3 students study both full-time and part-time, and the college is a leader in online education. The c...ollege operates extension centers in Ithaca and Cortland.TC3 is extensively involved in our community. The college provides contract training for most major employers and provides an array of non-credit workshops designed to build skills relating to computers, leadership and supervision, personal growth, and many other areas.As a learning-centered college, TC3 is strongly committed to building on strengths to achieve student success.