Wanna Be President Of Everett Community College?

January 17, 2019

Everett Economy

Everett Community College The search is on for a new President at Everett Community College. If you are thinking about applying here are some highlights from the Presidential Search Profile:

The Board of Trustees of Everett Community College (EvCC) invites inquiries, nominations and applications for the position of president. The new president will build on the college’s 78-year rich history steeped in academic excellence, student success, innovation, and community leadership, while advancing an equity-minded organization. Our new leader will be a skilled collaborator who creates a shared vision for the college and our diverse communities.

EvCC is a highly respected, thriving, and comprehensive community college with an annual operating budget of $65 million. Our college educates more than 19,000 students per year, and 30 percent of our students are students of color. We have more than 700 employees, of which 148 are full-time faculty and 250 are part-time faculty. About half of our students are enrolled in rigorous academic transfer programs.

The college is also recognized for its innovative technical programs which work closely with industry to meet workforce demands in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), fields. The college plays a key role in meeting industry demand for skilled workers including manufacturing employees through programs at its Advanced Manufacturing Training and Education Center (AMTEC), which offers programs in welding, engineering technician, composites, mechatronics, and precision machining. The college also offers a robust customized business and continuing education program.

Challenges and Opportunities

  • Position EvCC as a leader in diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success. Foster cross-campus engagement and involvement in institutional transformation and reform through Guided Pathways, Strategic Enrollment Management, and the 5 Dimensions of EquityTM work to eliminate gaps in aspiration, access, achievement, economic progress, and engagement for underserved and underrepresented populations.
  • Serve as an effective spokesperson and passionate advocate for EvCC, facilitating engagement with our diverse communities and developing strategic partnerships to maximize the college’s local, regional, and global impact.
  • Collaborate with local leaders to address our expanding economic, workforce, and demographic changes, population growth, and community challenges.

    Ideal Characteristics

  • A bold and strategic visionary leader who can define a path and stay the course, and is committed to working with faculty, staff, students, and the community to transform the institution.
  • An individual of impeccable integrity, guided by ethics and honesty, and committed to transparency and inclusiveness. An exceptional listener and collaborator who promotes ethical decision-making practices.
  • An inclusive leader who is visible and accessible on campus and throughout the community and practices genuine collaboration with faculty, staff, administration, and community representatives.


  • A doctorate degree from a regionally accredited university is highly preferred
  • Classroom teaching and/or Student Services experience is highly preferred
  • Five to seven years of progressive senior-level administrative experience is required, preferably at the community college level

    If you think you have what it takes to be the next President of Everett Community College, Click here to see the full profile and apply.

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