Mount Wachusett Community College — President

Due to the retirement of President Daniel M. Asquino, the Mount Wachusett Community College Board of Trustees seeks confidential expressions of interest and nominations for the third President in the College’s rich 53-year history. The next leader of MWCC will be a visionary President that will lead the charge to provide quality educational programs and services that meet the changing needs of North Central Massachusetts.

Mount Wachusett Community College is part of the Massachusetts public higher education system, which is comprised of 15 community colleges, nine state universities, and the five-campus University of Massachusetts System. MWCC is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) and has many academic programs that have received industry specific accreditations. Mount Wachusett Community College serves approximately 6,000 credit and 5,000 noncredit students annually and has over 75 associate degree and certificate options. A new, 44,000-square-foot science and technology building and extensive campus renovations will be completed in the fall of 2016. The main campus is located in Gardner, Massachusetts with three satellite campuses in Devens, Leominster and Fitchburg.

The next leader of the college will have the opportunity to lead and inspire a talented and dedicated team of faculty and staff. He or she will work to promote the College to the community, region, and state, and actively participate in strategic collaboration with public, private, governmental, educational, and nonprofit entities in ways that align with the College’s mission and strategic plan.

To ensure full consideration, candidates should email applications by September 23, 2016, to Applications will consist of the following: 1) a cover letter that specifically addresses each of the Opportunities and Challenges and Professional and Personal Qualifications identified as critical by the College listed in the position profile:; 2) a current résumé; and 3) the names and contact information of three professional references. All applications should be in Adobe Acrobat or Microsoft Word format.

R. H. Perry & Associates is supporting this search. All communications may be directed to: Mr. Jesse M. Thompson, Senior Consultant, (617) 901-4880, or to Elizabeth (Liz) Rocklin, Senior Consultant, (202) 302-7541 or via email to,

Mount Wachusett Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation or sexual violence shall be referred to the College’s Affirmative Action and/or Title IX Coordinator, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights.