Executive Director

Mississippi Community College Board   Jackson, MS   Full-time     Education
Posted on May 27, 2022

Mississippi Community College Board
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The Mississippi Community College Board (MCCB) is now accepting applications for the position of Executive Director.

Job Description:
The Executive Director is responsible for providing the agency vision and operational strategy of the Board office in adherence to the policies of the Board and the statutes of Mississippi. In this administrative position, the Executive Director recommends and implements policies and procedures that support the mission of the Board. The Executive Director must provide leadership and guidance to the community college system and work to assist the college presidents and agency partners in fulfilling mandates of their respective boards, including working with the state Legislature and other state agencies. The leadership tasks also include analysis and resolution of issues that affect the individual campuses and interpretation of the laws of the state of Mississippi. Effective diplomacy, tact, and vision shall be employed by the Executive Director as the work of the agency is accomplished. The Executive Director oversees an annual agency budget of approximately $65 million and allocates and distributes more than $230 million to the public community colleges. For more information, view the complete Executive Director job description.

The MCCB serves as the coordinating board for Mississippi’s community colleges and operates under the fiduciary of ten gubernatorial appointed board members. The MCCB enjoys the distinction of serving the first junior college system in the nation. Previously recognized as the Commission on Junior Colleges, the mission of this board, created in the 1920s by the legislature, was to oversee the activities and growth of three junior colleges. Since that time, the Commission was replaced by the current structure of the MCCB in 1986. Mississippi’s community college system has grown to 15 public institutions serving approximately 200,000 Mississippians each year. For more information, view the complete Executive Director Brochure.

The Mississippi Community College Board is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability or veteran status.

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