JCC Presidential Search Feedback
The Overall Summary reflects consensus on many of the attributes and qualities most desired in the next president.
- Visionary/Entrepreneurial Leader: Is inspiring; A strategic, innovative thinker who is goal-oriented, encourages innovation informed by data, is adaptable to new technologies and thinks outside the box; Can lead in the development of a shared-vision and a plan for reaching the vision for the college; is growth and progress minded; demonstrated history of being a change agent.
- Character: Is honest, trustworthy compassionate, respectful, empathetic, kind, patient, optimistic, and friendly; Has high level of integrity, personal and professional ethics, and a servant’s heart.
- Leadership/ Team Builder: A macro-manager who delegates authority to and supports all the faculty and staff. Utilizes employee teams to improve programs and services; Is fair-minded and supportive; Has people skills.
- Communication/Visibility on Campus: A clear focus, vision and message; Is open-minded, personable and approachable. An active listener and considers new ideas; openly communicates information from administrative meetings to campus; Is visible on-campus regularly.
- Community Focused/Visibility: Builds the college and the community through collaboration with its stakeholders and constituencies – education, Foundation, government, business, military, and agriculture; Works effectively with key stakeholders in raising external funding through the JCC Foundation, business and industry and grant-funding sources.
- Experienced Educator: Possesses high academic credentials. Experienced in classroom and as a Community College president; understands unique aspects of a NC Community College.
- Fiscal Responsibility: Is fiduciary minded; has an astute understanding of community college finances; holds themselves and others accountable.
- Student-Oriented: Insists on high quality programs and services with academic rigor. Serves as a student advocate and is engaged with students; Is former teacher or willing to teach a class; understands that enrollment is campus wide effort.
- Values Diversity: Embraces diversity; understands what our diversity looks like within college and the community.
- Safety: Prioritizes the safety of students, faculty, and staff; commitment to safety of the campus community above all else.