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Vice President of Continuing Education and Advancement - Profile and Application Procedures

Heartland Community College invites applications and nominations for the position of Vice President of Continuing Education and Advancement. This position is the chief continuing education and advancement officer of the College. General responsibilities include providing executive leadership, direction, and support for the planning and operations of the College's Adult Education, Community Education, Customized Training, Development, Marketing, and Governmental Relations units.


Leadership Qualities and Characteristics

Heartland Community College seeks a dynamic leader who embraces the community college mission and demonstrates genuine commitment to student success. While candidates are expected to bring diverse backgrounds and skills, desired characteristics of the Vice President of Continuing Education and Advancement include:

  • Passion for student success that incorporates support for students and faculty.
  • Collaborative leader who communicates effectively to build consensus while leveraging the experience and talent of colleagues.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with widely varied stakeholders both internally and external to the College.
  • Strong knowledge of the Heartland Community College district and experience working with local employers and community entities.
  • Upbeat, positive, and engaging with a solution-oriented approach.
  • Executive-level administrative experience in a community college.
  • Strong management, organizational, interpersonal, and motivational skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and global perspectives.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master's degree.
  • At least five years of administrative experience consistent with the position description and this profile.

Position Description:

Prospective candidates are strongly encouraged to review the Vice President of Continuing Education and Advancement Position Description (PDF format*) to gain a full appreciation of the scope of responsibilities and qualifications of the position.

Application Procedures

To ensure full consideration, application materials should be received by January 30, 2015. The position will remain open until filled.

To apply, please submit these three (3) separate documents:

  1. Letter of application.
  2. Current resume.
  3. HCC employment application (PDF format*).

Please send application materials to:

Heartland Community College
Attn: Human Resources - Vice President Search
1500 W. Raab Road
Normal, IL 61761


For additional information please contact:

Sarah Brennan, Coordinator of Employee Recruitment
(309) 268-8132
Email: Sarah Brennan

Heartland Community College affirms the value of diversity among students and employees. Heartland Community College is an equal opportunity employer.

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