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To direct the overall operations of the college with the objective of ensuring effective instruction is provided to the students; financial stability commensurate with the best interests of the students and employees; establishing short term and long-term objectives, plans, and policies subject to the approval of the Board of Trustees; and representing the college within the community. A leader with a strong background in current distance, hybrid, and blended instructional technologies, modalities and efficiencies, possessing critical technical and tactical acumen to continue to develop those platforms. Able to provide a strong focus on planning and development of new online, hybrid, and blended instructional platforms to support student access and enhance the learning environment. Effectively engage in obtaining external fiscal resources through philanthropic activities as well as obtaining grant funds as appropriate to the mission of SCCC. Communicate the needs and initiatives of SCCC to policy leaders (elected as well as agency personnel) at the local, regional, state, and federal level.


Education: MBA or Masters' degree in related field required. A Doctoral degree preferred.

Experience: Minimum 3 years of related experience as a senior level administrator (college dean, vice-president or president). Extensive knowledge and experience of higher education initiatives, trends, activities, and policies. Knowledge and/or experience with regional higher education accrediting agencies preferred. Preferred collegiate level classroom teaching experience.

 Essential Functions

  • Plans, develops, monitors, and utilize board policies to establish College strategic plan to make operational decisions to ensure institutional goals are met.
  • Maintain open communication with Board of Trustees, employees, and students thru a variety of methods both printed or electronically.
  • Provides supervision to employees as designated in the College organizational chart; approves appointments, employments, transfers, and terminations; and resolves conflicts that may arise.
  • Represent the College to the public, local, regional, and state organizations, and policy leaders.
  • Effectively enhances the College financial position thru external funding. Supports and engages in activities through the College Foundation, Booster Club, and other external grants.
  • Effectively provide financial oversight of the College in order to maximize stewardship of public funds. Provide fiscal analysis as appropriate and establish objectives to ensure proposed operating and capital expenditures budgets are managed according statutory requirements in a timely manner.
  • Provide compliance oversight for College Operations. Ensures that College policies are uniformly understood, interpreted, and administered by subordinates.
  • Ensures the College is compliant with federal and state laws and regulations as well as accrediting agencies.
  • Communicates with the Board of Trustees and legal counsel as appropriate. Participate in discussions about policy and practices. Make recommendations to the Board of Trustees and ensures completion of projects in a timely manner.
  • Provides strategic and innovative leadership and implementation of online, hybrid, and blended learning strategies and teaching efficiencies in order to support enrollment and institutional growth


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Competitive salary. Participation in college Flexible Benefits program which includes options for single and family health and dental coverage, optional insurances, and reimbursement accounts. Other benefits include income protection insurance; matching annuity; SCCC tuition reimbursement for employee and dependents; annual and sick leave allowances and participation in social security (FICA) and state retirement programs (KPERS). 

Salary Range:  Salary commensurate with education and experience.

Position Status:  Full Time

Application Deadline:  July 17, 2020

Start Date:  September 2020

  • Successful applicant will be required to pass a criminal background check prior to employment.
  • Separate application required for additional or future openings.


Applications may be emailed to, faxed to 620-417-1124 or mailed.  Direct inquiries to Human Resources at 620-417-1123.

How to Apply  

To be considered, all the following materials must be submitted to the address below:

  1. Completed and signed Seward County Community College employment application. To obtain employment application click HERE.
  2. Cover letter
  3. Resume with three contacts information for reference checks.
  4. Educational Transcripts & Certifications. (copies are acceptable)
  • If employed, candidate must to provide official transcripts within 30 days of start day.  (Foreign transcripts must be translated and evaluated to determine equivalency to U.S. standards.)


If any of the required materials are not submitted with your application packet, your application will be deemed incomplete and will not be forwarded to the committee for screening.  Please notify Human Resources if you require any special accommodation(s) in meeting these requirements. 

Mailing Address:

Human Resources Office


Seward County Community College

PO Box 1137

Liberal KS 67901-1137

More information about Seward County Community College can be found at and SCCC Facts.

Selection Process

The search committee will conduct all minimum qualification appraisals as set forth on the position announcement and job description and reserve the right to limit the number of interviews granted.  Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant an interview.  Applicants selected for an interview will be notified of the time and place of the interview.  Interviews are usually conducted on campus by the search committee.  Additional interviews and/or teaching demonstrations may be required.

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All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

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