Maricopa County Community College District — Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost

The Chancellor and Governing Board of the Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) invite applications and nominations for the position of Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost (“EVC/Provost”), MCCCD’s second highest ranking executive and the Chief Academic Officer. The EVC/Provost assumes direct oversight and strategic responsibility for Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, and Institutional Effectiveness, ensuring programming aligns with the District’s academic mission and goals. In addition, the EVC/Provost provides oversight for core business functions, including Information Technology, Human Resources, Workforce Education, Enterprise Performance, and Finance, ensuring operational success.

The Maricopa County Community College District is one of the nation’s largest and most innovative community college systems. Popularly known as the Maricopa Community Colleges, MCCCD is comprised of 10 individually accredited colleges and 31 satellite locations serving approximately 100,000 students annually and employing over 10,000 faculty and staff. Since its founding in 1962, the Maricopa Community Colleges system has continued to be an essential resource for local communities in the Greater Phoenix Metro Area and a gateway to affordable higher education, particularly for disadvantaged, diverse, and first-generation students. It offers over 600 associate degree and certificate programs and will begin offering baccalaureate degrees in the Fall 2023 semester.

The EVC/Provost champions a healthy organizational culture and provides leadership for a comprehensive system of shared governance, including direct responsibility for the Vice President Councils, the Faculty Executive Council, Employee Representation, and the Adjunct Faculty Employee Group. Ultimately, the EVC/Provost ensures that MCCCD continues to provide high-quality education and adapts to the changing needs of our students by being a high-performing and results-driven organization following sound enterprise performance management.

Minimum requirements include: An earned doctorate from an accredited college or university and at least five (5) years of demonstrated executive leadership experience advancing the organization’s mission, and professional achievement in higher education demonstrate a commitment to academic excellence, collaboration, shared governance, and operational efficiency and effectiveness. Preferred requirements and additional information about MCCCD can be found in the leadership profile: https://www.agbsearch.com/searches/executive-vice-chancellor-and-provost-maricopa-county-community-college-district

Nominations and Applications
AGB Search is pleased to assist MCCCD with this important search. To apply for the Executive Vice Chancellor/Provost position, candidates are requested to submit the following: 

  • A curriculum vitae;
  • A letter of interest that addresses the attributes in the Search Profile; and
  • Contact information for five professional references (to be contacted with candidate’s permission at a later date).

Application materials should be sent to MaricopaEVCandProvost@agbsearch.com by May 13, 2022, for best consideration. The search will remain open until an appointment is made. Women and persons from unrepresented populations are encouraged to apply. 

Nominations and expressions of interest in the Executive Vice Chancellor/Provost position are welcomed. Please direct them to MaricopaEVCandProvost@agbsearch.com or to the AGB executive search consultants listed below:

Carlos Hernandez, Ph.D., Executive Search Consultant, carlos.hernandez@agbsearch.com / 253.861.7738

Frederick V. Moore, J.D./M.B.A. Executive Search Consultant, fred.moore@agbsearch.com / 712.299.2544

Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) will not discriminate, nor tolerate discrimination in employment or education, against any applicant, employee, or student because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status (including document abuse), age, disability, veteran status or genetic information.

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 states: “No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.” The policy of the MCCCD is to provide an educational, employment, and business environment free of gender discrimination. As outlined in policy, incidents of misconduct should be reported to the college Title IX Coordinator; contact information is available at this link Title IX Coordinators.

The Clery Act is a Federal law requiring United States Colleges and Universities to disclose information about crime on and around their campuses.  Crime reporting data for each of the Maricopa Community Colleges, as required under the Clery Act, is available at this link Clery Act.

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