The Shoreline Community College Board of Trustees and the Presidential Screening Committee invite applications and nominations for the position of President of Shoreline Community College (SCC). The College seeks a strategic, forward-thinking, and proven leader with exceptional vision, an inclusive style, and a passion for teaching, learning, and student success. The next president will discover a respected college with a unique blend of rigorous and highly regarded transfer education, a nationally recognized professional-technical portfolio, and a robust international program and will work closely with Shoreline’s exceptional faculty, staff, and administration to lead the College to sustained levels of further student success.
Founded in 1964, Shoreline Community College is located in the suburban city of Shoreline, Washington that borders north Seattle. The campus is situated atop a densely wooded bluff bounded on the north and west by city parks. Combined with its own mature landscape, with specimen trees, Northwest native plantings, and decorative gravel, the area exudes a unique Pacific Rim landscape aesthetic. The College also acknowledges that Shoreline occupies 80 acres of ancestral land of the Coastal Salish Peoples, in particular the Duwamish and Suquamish Nations.
The next president of Shoreline Community College will be a collaborative leader who will make a long-term commitment to the College and will be dedicated to the College’s singular commitment to creating inclusive and comprehensive educational opportunities for students by building and maintaining extensive community partnerships and cultivating a college environment that leverages the talents and dedication of its faculty and staff. Recognizing and respecting each employee’s contributions to the College’s mission, the president will engage in transparent, shared, and accountable decision-making and will foster and support a vibrant and empowered college community with an open leadership style that evokes trust and welcomes collaboration. Additionally, the next president will have the opportunity to lead the college community through the development of its next strategic plan and model an authentic commitment to enhancing diversity, equity, and inclusion and infuse those values throughout academic programs, student life, and college operations.
Application and Nomination Procedure
Initial screening of applications will begin immediately. The position is open until filled, but only applications received by January 2, 2022, can be assured full consideration. Application materials should include a detailed cover letter including examples that demonstrate the candidate’s readiness to take on the position’s leadership opportunities, a curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for five professional references. References will not be contacted without first seeking permission from the candidate.