President Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Pulaski
The Tennessee Board of Regents invites applications and nominations for the position of President of the Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Pulaski.
The Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Pulaski is one of 27 Tennessee?s post-secondary technical colleges and an institution of the College System of Tennessee, governed by the Tennessee Board of Regents.
The President is the chief executive officer of the College and reports to the Tennessee Board of Regents through the Chancellor.
The President exercises broad delegated authority with responsibility for all aspects of campus administration.
The successful candidate will be a dynamic, innovative and energetic leader with the experience, vision, skills and integrity required to guide this quality college to higher levels of achievement.
TCAT - Pulaski served over 1,400 students in FY 2017 - 18 (approx.. 455 FTE) including approximately 450 dual enrolled students.
TCAT - Pulaski has 17 program offerings, which include Administrative Office Technology, Advanced Manufacturing Education, Building Construction Technology, CNC Machining Technology, Computer Operating Systems and Network Technology, Electrical and Plumbing Construction Technology, HVACR (day and evening), Industrial Electricity, Industrial Maintenance Technology (day and evening), Patient Care Technician/Medical Assisting, Pharmacy Technology, Practical Nursing, Residential/Commercial Wiring and Plumbing, and Welding (day and evening).
The TCAT - Pulaski main campus is located in Pulaski, Tennessee, situated on approximately 18 acres of land.
TCAT - Pulaski also has instructional service centers located at Lawrence County High School, Loretto High School, Summertown High School, and Northfield Training Center in Spring Hill, Tennessee.
The College serves four counties - (Giles, Lawrence, Marshall, and Maury).
The college employs 31 full-time employees and has an annual operating budget of approximately $3.9 million.
TCAT Pulaski is accredited by the Council on Occupational Education.
Additional information about the college can be found at http://www.tcatpulaski.edu.
Required criteria for selection include the following:
A master?s degree from an accredited institution
Preferred criteria for selection include, but are not limited to, the following:
A distinguished record of teaching experience in public higher education or technical education program planning experience;
A minimum of five years of successful leadership and management experience at the executive level with significant decision-making responsibility for supervision/management, budgets, personnel, and/or programs in a post-secondary and/or technical educational environment;
A distinguished record of extensive senior level administrative experience in a complex business, industry, or government enterprise
Expected criteria for selection to include:
A demonstrated commitment to serving students, faculty and staff of a post-secondary technical college;
A demonstration of experience with engaging various constituencies and building partnerships;
Capable of establishing strong community college and K-12 partnerships and relationships;
A commitment to attracting traditional and non-traditional students into workforce programs (certificates/diplomas) and promoting approaches to enhance their opportunity for success;
An understanding of and commitment to enhancing student success through focused efforts on retention, persistence and completion;
A demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion as core values that enhance the educational process;
A demonstrated commitment to affirmative action and equal opportunity;
A demonstrated strength in human relations and communication, planning, financial management, budgeting and organizational skills to lead and inspire internal and external constituencies of the college;
A demonstrated background and understanding of and commitment to private fundraising;
Demonstrated ability to lead an institution that is comprised of multiple campuses that meet specific needs in the communities served;
A demonstrated understanding of institutional accreditation processes;
An understanding of regional workforce education and training needs and how to strategically position TCAT - Pulaski in a highly competitive post-secondary education marketplace; and
An understanding of and commitment to the role of TCAT - Pulaski as part of a higher education system
The Tennessee Board of Regents is committed to building and sustaining an inclusive and diverse educational environment and encourages applications from interested candidates who can contribute to, promote, and enhance this effort.
The College System of Tennessee is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Under state law, applicants may request that their application and related materials be confidential and not open for public inspection until such time the candidate is selected as a finalist for the position.
The Tennessee Open Meetings Act requires meetings of the Board of Regents to be open to the public.
Please submit application materials by January 17, 2019 and limit application materials to 20 pages.
It is anticipated that the President will be selected prior to April 15, 2019.
Resume/vita and cover letter should be submitted through the TBR Applicant Tracking System at https://tbr.csod.com/ats/careersite/search.aspx?site=43&c=tbr.
The cover letter should include at a minimum the following:
Largest budget you have managed;
Largest number of full-time and part-time direct report employees;
Largest donation that you personally cultivated, solicited, and made ?the ask;? and
Description of three major accomplishments of which you are most proud
Location/Region: Leoma, TN (US - 38468)