Wiregrass Georgia Technical College, a unit of the Technical College System of Georgia, is a public two-year college that provides access to learner-centered high-quality services; associate degree, diploma, and technical certificate of credit programs; continuing education opportunities; business and industry training; and adult education programs. Through traditional and distance delivery methods at multiple instructional sites, the College supports workforce development serving primarily the citizens of Atkinson, Ben Hill, Berrien, Brooks, Coffee, Cook, Echols, Irwin, Lanier, Lowndes, and Wilcox counties.
The president of Wiregrass Technical College reports to the Commissioner of the Technical College System of Georgia and is responsible for leadership and management of all aspects of college operations. A successful candidate will have a work history that demonstrates the following:
• Success in workforce development strategies in support of economic development of a state or region;
• Commitment to diversity, inclusiveness, and student success;
• Ability to engage with business, civic, industry, educational, and community leaders to develop mutually beneficial relationships, partnerships, and programs;
• Sound fiscal management skills and strategic decision making;
• Strong leadership skills that attract, retain, and motivate others to obtain success;
• An understanding of important trends and issues affecting higher education;
• Ability to secure resources to further the mission of the college.
Candidates must possess, at a minimum, a master’s degree from a nationally or regionally accredited college or university in business, educational leadership or a closely related field and five years of senior-level administrative experience within higher education. An ideal candidate will also possess a doctorate with five to ten years’ significant senior level leadership experience in higher education.
The salary will be established by the Commissioner of the Technical College System of Georgia.
To request an application packet contact Jamika Solomon at [email protected] or 404-679-1762.
Applications must be received by March 12, 2021.
Background screenings are conducted prior to employment.
NOTICE TO APPLICANTS: This selection process is subject to the Georgia Open Records Law. The name and certain other information about each applicant may be released to the public, upon request. Only persons who agree to the release of this information should apply.
The Technical College System of Georgia does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, sex, religion, disability, age, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, disabled veteran, veteran of the Vietnam Era, citizenship status (except in those special circumstances permitted or mandated by law).
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