Prince George’s Community College (PGCC), located in Largo, Maryland, is pleased to announce the continuation of its search for its next Vice President of Student Affairs (VPSA) to fill this critical and influential position with a qualified person who truly understands and appreciates the essence of the College. This includes its rich history as a predominantly black institution, an abiding passion for the success of all members of the PGCC community, and optimism about the promise of the future for its graduates and community members.
This is an exciting time for the College, characterized by new energy, a progressive outlook, an intentional focus on student success and equitable outcomes, and a hunger for dynamic partnerships and system to strengthen our organizational effectiveness. Dr. Falecia D. Williams, President, joined the PGCC community in August 2020 and is engaging the College’s internal community and external stakeholders in developing a new vision and strategic imperatives for the work.
Prince George’s Community College seeks a strategic, visionary, transformative, inclusive, decisive leader with the ability to foster innovation, design systems, maximize collaboration, and strengthen the execution of the work through and with colleagues. The ideal candidate has held progressively responsible leadership roles with demonstrated experience building strong teams and infrastructure focused on student success, equity and inclusion, and professional excellence. The successful candidate will be a proven leader with solid experience leading and navigating change while fostering a steadfast focus on the College’s mission and extraordinary service to students.
The Vice President of Student Affairs will report directly to President Williams, serve as a member of the Senior Team, represent the College’s posture on the student experience in state-level meetings, and operate as a trusted advisor and advocate for the highest quality for student services. The ability to cultivate and sustain positive relationships with staff, campus leaders, and peers, coupled with an unwavering passion for the mission of community college, will be prominent in the chosen candidate’s portfolio of achievements.
Prince George’s Community College was initially accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education in 1969. It received reaffirmation of its accreditation in June 2015 along with more than 20 commendations reflecting the College’s ongoing commitment to student success. PGCC is one of 16 community colleges in Maryland that are comprehensive, open admission institutions with affordable tuition. The College’s main campus is in Largo, and five additional locations within Prince George’s County offer degree, certificate, and continuing education programs conveniently close to where students live and work.
Candidates are asked to submit electronically (in Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF): (1) a letter of interest that responds to the "Leadership Agenda" outlined in the position profile; (2) a curriculum vitae; and (3) the names, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers of five professional references. References will not be contacted without first securing the permission of the candidate. Applications should be sent to: PrinceG[email protected]. To receive full consideration, materials should be received on or before May 14, 2021.
Equal opportunity employment has been, and will continue to be, a fundamental principle at Prince George’s Community College, where employment is based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without discrimination because of race, color, creed, gender identity, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law. This policy applies to all policies and procedures relating to recruitment and hiring, benefits, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Questions or concerns should be referred to the human resources office. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the U.S. and complete employment eligibility verification paperwork.