Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Feb 09, 2018
Executive Administration Jobs
Presidents & Chancellors
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Broward College Board of Trustees invites applications and nominations for the position of President. This exciting opportunity is being created by the transition of the institution’s highly successful chief executive, J. David Armstrong, Jr. to the role of president emeritus on June 30, 2018, after over 10 years of distinguished service.

The Trustees seek a dynamic president who will lead Broward College to new levels of excellence, serving students and South Florida with innovative programs, community engagement, and initiatives. The seventh president is expected to assume office during the summer of 2018. The president reports to a five-member Board of Trustees, appointed by the Governor. Broward College is part of the Florida College  System, a network of 28 institutions.

Located in Broward County, the second most populated county in Florida, Broward College is situated in the heart of South Florida. The recipient of many awards and recognitions, including Aspen Institute College Excellence Program Finalist with Distinction (2017) and ranking second in College Choice’s “50 Best Community Colleges for 2017,” Broward College proudly fulfills its mission to transform students’ lives and enrich its diverse community through academic excellence, innovation, and meaningful career opportunities. Its diverse community boasts more than 63,000 students and over 5,000 faculty and staff, representing 150 countries and providing a wealth of cultural, ethnic, and experiential backgrounds. The College offers 145 programs in eight career pathways that include specialized certificates, two- and four-year degrees, non-degree training, workforce readiness, and an extensive list of continuing education curricula.

For additional information, please review the presidential search profile.

Nominations and Applications:

Broward College is working with AGB Search as its search partner. AGB Search will receive all applications and nominations. Applications will then be presented to the Presidential Screening Committee, which will review and make recommendations to the Board of Trustees. To assure full consideration, applications should be received by March 16, 2018 and include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and five professional references with email addresses and phone numbers. References will not be contacted without prior authorization from the applicant.

Applications should be sent electronically (MS Word or PDF) to: [email protected].

Please direct inquiries, nominations, and expressions of interest to:

Carlos Hernández, Ph.D.

Executive Search Consultant, AGB Search

[email protected]

201.850.7881 (c)


Melissa K. Trotta, Ed.D.

Associate Managing Principal, AGB Search

[email protected]

202.776.0866 (o); 202.380.8927 (c)

Candidates are advised that Florida's public records law is very broad and applications are public record as soon as they are received.  Other documents related to the search and application process are also considered public record subject to certain limited exceptions.  Please contact the search consultants with any questions.

Broward College is a community in which diversity is valued and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. The College strongly encourages applications from eligible veterans and spouses of veterans, underrepresented groups, including minorities, women, and persons with disabilities. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or any other legally protected characteristic.

Reasonable accommodations are available for persons with disabilities to complete the application and/or interview process. Applicants/individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may contact The Office of Human Resources for assistance.

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