The Board of Trustees of Martin Community College (MCC) invites nominations and applications for a President with abilities and energy to continue and expand the quality services and educational opportunities to the citizens of Martin and Bertie counties. The President of the College is responsible to the Board of Trustees and is expected to provide leadership for the College and the educational effectiveness of all aspects of the institution. The President will thoroughly understand and have a commitment to the mission and the purpose of MCC. The President will build a vision for the College, shared by the Board, the College, and the Community that will ensure future growth. The President will maintain an ethical, fair, and honest approach to all areas of life. The President will also serve on the MCC Foundation.
It is the expectation that the President will reside in the College's service area.
MCC, with campuses in Williamston and Windsor, North Carolina was established in 1968, and has a current unduplicated headcount of over 2,508 and an FTE count of approximately 858. It has an operating budget of more than $7.5 million. The College consists of the Martin Campus (222,611 square feet of facilities) which has a 63.38-acre tract located just west of Williamston on U.S. 64, and the Bertie Campus (12,326 square feet of facilities) campus located in Windsor. The service area is over 1,150 square miles with a population base of 38,748. It is centrally located in rural eastern North Carolina to take advantage of the Outer Banks, the Morehead City beach area, and is within 100 miles of Raleigh and Virginia Beach. MCC is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.
Professional Qualifications Requirements
- A strong commitment to excellence in teaching, learning, and all programs and services.
- Be sensitive to the needs of all students, faculty, and staff members, recognizing that the foundation of a good college is faculty and staff.
- Understanding and appreciation of citizens and students from rural areas.
- Sensitivity to cultural and demographic diversity.
- Be willing to be involved in economic development and to support area industries, businesses, community groups, and the public schools in the service area.
- Understand and support the importance of quality technology.
- Demonstrate ability to create greater public awareness of opportunities, through marketing, for all the citizens of the service area.
- Ability to communicate in an open, fair, and effective manner that will lead to a strong advocacy for the College both internally and externally.
- Be well versed in fund-raising, grant procurement, and in foundation activities and participation.
- Be a good listener who emphasizes human relations for the College.
- Be a proven effective/efficient manager and possess the ability to be both innovative and fiscally responsible in the use of resources.
The President’s salary and benefits will be based on the North Carolina Community College System (NCCCS) salary scale plus a county supplement.
The Search committee will accept applications until a suitable candidate is selected.
Interested applicants should submit electronically through email: a cover letter, not to exceed three pages, addressing the qualifications; resume; Educational Philosophy; explanation of leadership style; educational credentials; and the name, address/email, and contact number of five references.
Application materials and applicant questions should be submitted to: Presidential Search Inbox.
MCC is an Equal Opportunity Institution
Presidential Search Timeline
- The Search committee will accept applications until a suitable candidate is selected. Anticipated start date Summer 2024.
1. Began receiving applications: November 22, 20232. Initial review of applications: January 8, 2024