Ivy Tech Community College prepares Indiana residents to learn, live, and work in a diverse and globally competitive environment by delivering professional, technical, transfer, and lifelong education. Through its affordable, open-access education and training programs, the College enhances the development of Indiana’s citizens and communities and strengthens its economy. Ivy Tech Community College is the state's largest public postsecondary institution and the nation's largest singly accredited statewide community college system.
Leading at Our College:
Ivy Tech is the nation’s largest singly accredited statewide community college system made up of 19 campuses across the state. We serve the people of Indiana through accessible and affordable world-class education and adaptive learning and empower our students to achieve their career and transfer aspirations. We embrace our vision of economic transformation inspired by the education and earnings attainment of our citizens, the vitality of our workforce, and the prosperity of our unique and diverse communities. Ivy Tech is the economic engine of our state and critically important in changing the trajectory for Indiana’s population in terms of social and economic mobility.
Leading at Our Campus:
Located in Wayne County (population 66,185), the city of Richmond’s community of nearly 36,000 residents is not only home to Ivy Tech Community College’s Richmond Campus location, but also to regional Indiana University and Purdue Polytechnic campuses and Earlham College, who recently entered into a transfer agreement with Ivy Tech Community College. The Richmond Campus is set on Interstate 70 and co-locates a campus with Indiana University East, Purdue Polytechnic and Reid Health, the area’s largest employer.
The primary Indiana economic sectors served by the Richmond-Connersville Campus in the five county service area include manufacturing, health care, agriculture, and education. Significant partnerships currently exist with the service area’s health care providers, manufactures and educational partners to provide specifically targeted opportunities for the five county service areas.
Our K-12 partners and Ivy Tech Richmond have created dual-credit and dual-enrolled opportunities and pathways, while increasing the number of potential credentials earned prior to high school graduation.
Leading in Our Community:
Wayne County is rich in cultural heritage and is home to Richmond Art Museum, Richmond Symphony Orchestra, Richmond Civic Theatre, Richmond Shakespeare Festival, Wayne County Historical Museum and many other community attractions. Richmond is centered only 70 miles from Indianapolis, 35 miles from Dayton, Ohio and 70 miles from Cincinnati, Ohio.
The Richmond Campus service area includes Wayne, Fayette, Randolph, Rush and Union counties. The Connersville Instructional Site includes a co-located facility that is an outgrowth of a partnership between Ivy Tech Community College, Fayette County Economic Development and Fayette Community Schools. Located in the facility are workforce development partners, Fayette County Adult Basic Ed services as well as an approved site for CDL training. Along with services at the Connersville Site, partnerships with Rush County and the City of Rushville have provided locations for training and classrooms on Main in Rushville.
Leading Our Strategic Focus:
Ivy Tech Community College is committed to enabling our hardworking students to finish their programs and find high-value careers in growing fields. Our statewide strategic plan: Our Communities. Your College. Pathways for Student Success and a Strong Indiana outline how we will achieve our vision of students earning 50,000 high-quality certifications, certificates, or degrees annually. The state of Indiana has adopted the Lumina Big Goal to have 60% of the state’s workforce equipped with a high-value, post-secondary degree or credential by 2025. Ivy Tech is leading the way with state, business, and community partners to help achieve the goal.
The College’s robust strategic plan has eight main areas of focus (1) Student Success, (2) Recruitment and Enrollment, (3) Completion, (4) Workforce, 5) Employee, (6) Financial, (7) Community and (8) Diversity, Equity and Belonging. Each campus has metrics attached to each of the goals.
The Chancellor is the senior administrator for all campus services and is responsible for the management and oversight of the day-to-day campus operations while fostering a campus climate that is consistent with the College's core values. Focused on increasing enrollment, student success, retention, credential completions, transfer success, and career placement the Chancellor consults with Systems Office and campus Cabinet to: (1) achieve strategic plan mission, vision, goals and metrics; (2) build new and varied employer and community outreach and partnerships (3) ensure the availability of the College's instructional and student support services; (4) oversee fundraising for the campus, and (5) develop and lead a team to successfully implement strategies in order to meet the needs of a diverse community and student body on campus. Works closely with Vice President of Strategic Operations, campus support team and Systems Office. Reports directly to the President.
- Master's Degree.
- Three or more years of substantial and successful leadership and executive level management experience
- Must possess excellent organizational, planning, evaluation, interpersonal and communication skills and have an ability and willingness to travel
- Adept at resolving individual and group conflicts
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Proven ability to identify key issues and to carry forward an idea or project from conception to execution
- Track record of thinking conceptually and mastering complex subject matter quickly
- Good judgment, discretion, tact, and the ability to work easily with senior leaders within the education, charitable, government, and business sectors
- Proven ability to partner well with colleagues both in and outside of the organization
- Ability to promote an inclusive environment that reflects the broad diversity and backgrounds represented by our students and employees and which every individual feels respected and valued.
- Three or more years of substantial and successful leadership and management experience at the executive level preferably in post-secondary education
- Evidence of working with adult students' success
Application Details: Please submit application materials no later than 5:00 pm on May 5, 2021
Ivy Tech Community College is an accredited, equal opportunity / affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age, or veteran status. As required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Ivy Tech Community College does not discriminate on the basis of sex, including sexual harassment, in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admissions