Jan 25, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

Barstow Community College District

The Position
Barstow Community College Trustees invite nominations and applications for the position of District President/ Superintendent to be filled prior to July 1, 2017, or as soon thereafter as possible. The Barstow Community College District announces a national search to obtain a visionary, energetic successor with the experience, work ethic, and academic credentials to assume our commitment to excellence in student learning and success. The successful candidate will be a person of high personal standards and professional integrity who can articulate the district and board's aspirations, plans, and actions with clarity and confidence.

Desired Characteristics
Candidates should have a record of outstanding competence as reflected in accomplishments with strategic planning and management, construction, academic and student services program development, enrollment management, team building, financial oversight, labor contract negotiations, performance accountability, and accreditation. The successful candidate will be committed to gender, racial, and cultural diversity in all aspects of college life and maintain a student-centered approach to learning.

Necessary Qualifications
Qualifications include an earned Masters, doctorate preferred, from a regionally accredited institution. A minimum of three years of successful senior-level administrative experience in higher education, preferably in community college. Demonstrated knowledge of effective teaching and learning processes at the college level. Higher education teaching or counseling experience preferred. A strong record of community service and involvement. An under- standing of laws and regulations pertaining to California Community College System preferred.

Salary & Benefits
Salary and a comprehensive benefits package are competitive. Housing and cost of living in the Mojave region are reasonable.

Application Procedures
Nominations and applications will be received until the position is filled. Candidates are encouraged to submit a complete application prior to March 3, 2017. The Presidential Screening Committee will begin its review of applications after this date. The position is open until filled.

To Apply
Please submit the following four items:

1. A letter of application (not to exceed 5 pages) that succinctly addresses how your experience and professional skills t the characteristics and quali ca- tions for the position and prepare you to capitalize on the essential characteristics and qualities outlined under "Leadership Opportunities and Challenges."
2. A current resume including an e-mail address, o ce and home telephone numbers
3. A copy of uno cial college transcripts.
4. A separate reference list with the names, home and
business telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of eight references: three supervisors (including one board member), two supervised employees, two fac- ulty members from current or former institutions, and one community or business leader. References will not be contacted without applicants prior knowledge.
5. Barstow Community College employment application (available online at and the California Community College Registry at

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