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Superintendent/President Search

The Governing Board of Southwestern Community College District invites applications and nominations for the position of Superintendent/President (hereinafter referred to as President).

The President is the Chief Executive Officer of the College District and reports to an elected five-member Governing Board.

The Position

The Governing Board is seeking a President who is committed to academic excellence and whose priorities are student learning and student success. The ideal candidate will be a proven leader who is innovative, energetic and a strong consensus-builder. The candidate will also make a long-term commitment to the College District to develop and implement a common vision through shared planning and decision-making processes.

Under the direction of the Governing Board, the President supervises all operations of the College District and assures it is administered in accordance with the policies adopted by the Governing Board. The President provides leadership and advocacy, communicates openly with all constituency groups, serves as the educational leader, maintains community, legislative, and institutional relations, oversees the integrated and strategic master planning process and is responsible for the fiscal integrity of the institution.

Salary and Benefits

Southwestern Community College District offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, sick leave and vacation. Salary and other compensation depend upon experience and qualifications, are highly competitive and negotiated with the Governing Board.

The College District

Established in 1961, Southwestern Community College District is one of 112 public community colleges in California and the only institution of higher education in the southern portion of San Diego County. The College District employs more than 1,200 faculty and staff, and serves approximately 20,000 students from all age groups, nationalities and educational backgrounds. In addition to its 150-acre main campus in Chula Vista, the College District also operates three Higher Education Centers in the South Bay area and the Crown Cove Aquatic Center in Coronado.