Valencia College — Campus President for the Osceola, Lake Nona and Poinciana Campuses

Invitation to Join Valencia as a Campus President for Osceola, Lake Nona and Poinciana Campuses

Valencia College seeks a dynamic, passionate and visionary leader to serve as a Campus President for the Osceola, Lake Nona and Poinciana Campuses. This position is one of three campus presidents at the college, reporting directly to Valencia’s president, Dr. Sandy Shugart, and is a member of the president’s Senior Team.

The role of campus president of the Osceola, Lake Nona and Poinciana Campuses represents a truly unique opportunity to join Valencia’s efforts to make significant improvements in student learning outcomes at a learning-centered college, to provide leadership for three dynamic campuses that are growing rapidly in response to the community’s needs, and to fully engage with a diverse community to increase access to higher education and enable greater economic mobility.

As one of the largest community colleges in Florida, Valencia College helps shape the lives of nearly 75,000 students each year. But it’s not our size that makes us great; it’s our quality of education and our commitment to helping students reach their full potential by providing them with the right opportunities, the right tools and the right support. And that begins with recruiting the right talent. Leaders. Inspirers. Motivators. We strive to ensure that equal access to higher education belongs to everyone, because the future does, too.

At Valencia College, it’s more than just a job. Recognized as one of “The Great Colleges to Work For” by the Chronicle of Higher Education, we understand the importance of fostering a collaborative environment that promotes collaboration and creativity and achieving a true work/life balance.

We’re not just any college. And you are just not any employee. You’re someone who is passionate about improving the lives of our students, our team, our community and, ultimately, our world.

The ideal candidate will:  

  • Have education and experience commensurate to a doctorate from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Have leadership experience appropriate to a senior leadership role in higher education.
  • Be committed to the mission of the comprehensive community college and its role in total community development.
  • Have a record of consistent achievement in establishing effective partnerships of mutual support with local business, academic institutions and communities.
  • Have proven visionary learning leadership and managerial abilities including excellent organizational and communication skills.
  • Have an entrepreneurial mindset
  • Be bilingual (English/Spanish) and have experience and competency in multicultural settings and meeting the needs of diverse student populations.

Please click here to view a complete job description for this position.

Valencia’s Total Rewards package, features:

  • Free medical and dental benefits
  • Generous paid time off – vacation leave, sick leave, personal days, spring break, winter break and other holidays
  • Florida Retirement System membership
  • YMCA membership benefits
  • Educational and professional development opportunities for you and your dependents and so much more…


  • Kissimmee, FL 34744
  • Poinciana, FL 34746
  • Lake Nona, FL 32832

Valencia College has campuses conveniently located throughout Central Florida that are accessible by local freeways, expressways and surface streets. But the convenient commute is just part of the appeal.

As one of the fastest growing cities in America, Orlando offers just the right mix of laid-back Florida lifestyle and the amenities of a big city, making it a great place to live and work.

Salary: $136,561 – $186,000 per year

Closing Date: Open Until Filled. The application review process will begin on February 19th, 2018.

If this opportunity sounds inspiring, please complete and submit an online application along with a cover letter and resume to be considered for this position.

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