Position title
Lamar Community College President

Lamar Community College (LCC) seeks an inclusive and innovative leader with excellent interpersonal skills, strong business acumen, and a commitment to student success to serve as its next president. The ideal candidate will work collaboratively with the LCC faculty, staff and community to transform students’ lives by creating a sustainable vision for the college and the community it serves, and will be dedicated to the Colorado Community College System’s commitment to equity in who it serves, employs, and how it measures success.

LCC is part of the 13-institution Colorado Community College System (CCCS). Founded in 1937, LCC is a learner-centered, open enrollment, two-year residential postsecondary institution that serves nearly 1,000 students annually. LCC is a federally designated Hispanic-Serving Institution and prides itself on being a small, caring, in-person college.

The LCC President reports to the Colorado Community College System Chancellor and is the face of and provides leadership for Lamar Community College by establishing strategies and measurable goals to increase enrollment and ensure equity in student access and success at the college. This includes coordinating and assisting college faculty and staff to achieve maximum performance and results and celebrating successes. Through strong, positive leadership, the president ensures the efficient and effective use of all of the college’s resources, safeguards its assets, maintains appropriate internal controls, and ensures the quality and integrity of all financial and non-financial reporting and disclosures.

To read the full position profile, submit nominations or referrals, or submit an application, please visit the Lamar Community College President Search site at: https://lamarcc.edu/presidentialsearch/

Requirements and Ideal Characteristics

  • Candidates must possess a master’s degree from an accredited institution.
  • Must have prior leadership experience with management responsibilities comparable to this position and a track record of strong fiscal and budget management.
  • Experience in higher education is not required but candidates must demonstrate a commitment to community colleges and student success, access and completion, with a strong focus on equity.
  • Experience building effective partnerships and collaborating with multiple stakeholder groups to implement strategic initiatives.
  • A visible and accessible leader who will become an active member of the Lamar community.
  • A strong and transparent communicator, with exceptional listening skills.
  • An action-oriented leader who will be a champion for students and employees.
  • A strategic thinker who will be responsive to changing workforce needs.
  • A strong commitment to equity and inclusion, with a track record of success in championing diversity and inclusion strategies.
  • A fundraiser adept at identifying and pursuing alternative funding streams.
  • A commitment to rural communities and the rural lifestyle.
Job Location
2401 S Main Street, Lamar, Colorado, 81052, USA
Job Type
Employment Type
$155000-$175000 Per year
Date posted
May 9, 2022
Valid through
September 9, 2022
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