Superintendent / President Search
The Board of Trustees of Santa Barbara City College has announced that the search for a new Superintendent/President is underway.
The Board of Trustees of Santa Barbara City College (SBCC) welcomes applications and confidential nominations
for its next Superintendent/President
(President) to lead one of the oldest and most prestigious community colleges in California.
The President will be a competent, equity-minded leader who excels in complex organizations
and is passionate about the comprehensive community
college mission. The new President will be a successful communicator, team builder, problem-solver, and resource builder and manager with strong
organizational and human impact skills to engage all constituencies in collaboratively shaping the future for the College.
The successful candidate will build on SBCC’s history of providing quality, innovative
educational experiences for all students to achieve their highest
potential. They also will be a visible, active leader in the community and work closely with the SBCC Foundation to enhance relationships and partnerships.
This is an exceptional opportunity for an experienced, courageous, visionary, and
inclusive higher education leader eager to commit to serving Santa Barbara
City College and advancing the quality of life and economic well-being of the diverse residents and communities in the region.
Recruitment will begin on Wednesday, December 7 with release of the position announcement and application process.
For additional information, confidential inquiries, or nominations, feel free to contact our Executive Search consultants:
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Summary Timeline of Superintendent / President Search
August – October 2022
- Board of Trustees announce nationwide search
- Board Ad Hoc Committee (Trustees Abboud, Croninger, Miller) guides review and update of Superintendent / President Selection Policy, Job Description, and Search and Hire Timeline
- Board issues RFP & selects HSV Consulting, Inc. as executive search firm
- Board solicits community volunteers and constituency representatives (faculty, staff, administrators, students) for Screening Committee
|November 1, 2022||College Survey to solicit feedback for Position Profile|
|November 8-10, 2022||Board approves Screening Committee members|
|November 16, 2022||Screening Committee Meeting|
|December 7, 2022||Application Period Opens (Position Profile)|
|January 20, 2023||Application Period Closes|
|February 21, 2023||First-Level Zoom Interviews (Screening Committee)|
|March 1 , 2023||Second-Level In-Person Interviews (Screening Committee)|
|March 14 - 15, 2023||Finalist Public Forums|
|March 17 - 18, 2023||Board of Trustees Final Interviews|
|April – October 2023||Transition Support for Incoming Superintendent/ President|
|July 1, 2023||New Superintendent / President begins Service|