Committed to student success as the primary function for all activities and the vision, values and mission of the comprehensive community college in an agricultural based rural setting.
Ability to build teams and sense of community and shared goals in an approachable, collaborative and participatory manner with a view to the future and growth.
Evidence of leadership ability that promotes creativity and innovation in the contest of the college’s history, traditions and culture.
High energy and a highly visible leader willing to actively participate in college and community activities and to respond to internal and external input.
A strong record of personal integrity and professional ethics and the ability to build trust and resolve conflicts.
Effective communication and listening skills to promote the college with students, alumni, elected officials, donors, business and community leaders and the internal and external community, especially to articulate the vision, values and future of the college.
Personal characteristics of good judgement and approachability.
Understanding of the major issues and trends affecting community college.
Commitment to support transfer, career and technical, developmental, continuing education and grant programs.
Ability to utilize evidence based decision making and commitment to the use of technology in higher education.
Commitment to professional development and the equal treatment of all.
Commitment to and support of inclusion and diversity.
Willingness to take risk and delegate.
Experience with data informed continuous improvement.
Strong leadership and decision making style based on collaborative relationships that empower others.