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Presidential Search




The Board of Trustees of Montgomery Community College invites applications for the position of President.


Montgomery Community College, located in the geographic center of the state, is a two-year college in North Carolina’s 58 school community college system. It is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.


A full-time faculty and staff of 85 provide instruction for a student body of 4,922 (unduplicated headcount). The college has a comprehensive community college program and an operating budget of $7.7 million.


The College has an extremely close working relationship with the community it serves, primarily Montgomery and surrounding counties. The college seeks to deliver a balance of academic, technical and continuing education courses, including several innovative programs.


The college is located in the county seat of a rural county, population 27,600, which has been described as a miniature North Carolina, from the rugged Uwharrie Mountain chain in the north to the flat Sandhills in the south. The county is bordered on the west by two large lakes, Badin and Tillery.





Required Qualifications

  • Master’s degree required from an accredited institution; Doctorate preferred
  • Minimum of three years of senior level community college administrative experience or equivalent required; five years preferred
  • Demonstration of innovative and effective post-secondary classroom instructional experience

Expected attributes of a visionary president include:

  • Superior communication with empathic listening skills
  • Strong commitment to the philosophy of the North Carolina Community College System and MCC’s Mission Statement and Goals
  • High ethical standards and the ability to work with the college community to promote an open, honest and objective atmosphere for policy making and management of the institution
  • Demonstrated skills in fiscal planning and management, budget development, strategic and long-range planning
  • Collaborative leadership with the proven ability to develop successful relationships with local government, business, industry, civic, community groups, public and private schools
  • Proven commitment to academic success
  • Visible campus presence demonstrating honesty and integrity in personal and professional aspects of his/her career
  • The ability to inspire faculty and staff on all levels while maintaining the focus on student success
  • Demonstrated success in friendraising and fundraising, to include grant writing and obtaining alternative funding sources
  • An open-minded vision with the ability to execute ideas
  • Understanding of the socioeconomic challenges of small communities and an appreciation of the cultural diversity and commitment to the local community environment

Application Process


 Applicants must submit the following required documentation:

  • A letter of interest (not to exceed five pages) addressing the required qualifications and expectations listed above.
  • A completed application and reference form with at least two personal and six professional contacts, to include a current or past immediate supervisor.
  • Curriculum vitae


Application materials may be mailed or sent via email. (Please do not send materials via both methods.) The application and reference form must have an original signature or, if emailed, an electronic signature.


Application materials should be mailed to:
Presidential Search Committee
Attn: Search Liaison, Korrie Ervin
1011 Page Street
Troy, NC 27371


Electronic materials may be submitted to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Applications will be accepted until September 1, 2014.


General inquiries can be made by calling the Search Liaison, Korrie Ervin, at 910-576-6222, ext. 213 or emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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