President, Eastfield College

Job Open: 
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Job Closed: 
Monday, March 26, 2018

Job Term:

Dallas County Community College District invites applications and nominations for the position of President of Eastfield College.

The President is responsible for leading initiatives which contribute to the vibrancy, growth, and economic stability of Dallas County for future generations, with primary emphases in areas of student access and success, identification and implementation of academic and technical programming to support continuing education and workforce development, and community outreach to extend partnerships, expand resources and share capacity in support of current and future students.

About Eastfield College

Eastfield College serves the eastern part of Dallas County, including East Dallas, Garland and Mesquite. As the second largest college in the District, Eastfield provides a full range of academic transfer programs balanced with technical/occupational programs that are designed to equip students for rewarding careers. 


The President must demonstrate a commitment to student access and success through the college, the district, and the network. As a strategic risk-taker, this individual must be an effective communicator, a strong team-builder, with a focus on results.  The ability to balance financial and operational requirements will be important, as well as a proven track-record as an entrepreneurial fundraiser. The college values the strong ties developed with the community, and looks forward to a president who can be a person-centered leader and advocate.

The qualifications include an earned Master’s degree, a minimum of five years of management experience, including three years upper level administrative experience in a community college/higher education environment. A doctorate is preferred. Presidential experience is preferred. The successful applicant will demonstrate experience in teaching and/or student services in an academic environment with strong oral and written communications confirming the ability to effectively research, organize and persuade diverse audiences, internal and external to the college and system.

The complete job description  and application information can be reviewed online at

An expanded profile of the college and the position is also available.

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Jan Greenwood, Betty Turner Asher, Partners
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