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If you're looking for the chance to learn, grow, and make a contribution to the community, look at employment opportunities with Central Piedmont Community College. You'll find your choice of career opportunities, great benefits, an environment that welcomes and values diversity, and a work experience that is both challenging and rewarding!

Vice President of Strategy and Organizational Excellence Search

Position Description

The VP of Strategy and Organizational Excellence (VP) will report directly to the President and serve as a member of the Cabinet. Other positions reporting to the President include: VP for Communications, Marketing, and Public Relations; Special Assistant to the President; VP for Technology and Research Services/CIO; VP for Institutional Advancement; VP for Learning and Workforce Development; VP for Enrollment Management and Student Services; VP for Finance and Administrative Services; and an Administrative Assistant.

The VP will have responsibility for the functional areas of: Strategic Planning; Institutional Effectiveness; Institutional Research; Compliance & Audit; and Accreditation. In addition, the VP will help drive the initiatives of CPCC’s strategic plan through collaboration and partnership of all areas of the college. Therefore, the VP will need to develop strong, effective, working relationships and partnerships with all senior leadership of the College, as well as with all departments of the College. The VP will also be expected to work closely with external entities including, but not limited to, SACSCOC.

The Office of Strategy and Organizational Excellence strives to promote and optimize the strategic and organizational effectiveness of the College, thereby fulfilling its vision of institutional excellence and student success. The primary role of the office is to provide guidance and support in the development of the college-wide strategic plan, institutional assessment, and quality improvement.

The VP serves as an integral member of the senior management team and oversees the Office of Strategy and Organizational Excellence, the unit that provides ongoing analytics and process education support to sustain continuous assessment and improvement throughout the College. The VP provides the overall strategic leadership for developing the framework that includes methods and processes for strategic planning, strategic management, assessment, and continuous improvements. This framework will support college leaders in initiatives that build core competencies to achieve the College’s strategic plan.  A Master’s Degree from a regionally accredited university and a minimum of 10 years proven management experience at the senior level with experience in strategic planning, research and institutional effectiveness.

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To make a nomination, provide a referral, or for additional information please use the contact information below. To apply, submit a resume and/or vita and cover letter to:

Coleman Lew Canny Bowen
6101 Carnegie Blvd., Suite 300
Charlotte, NC 28209
Ken Carrick, President
Janny DeLoache, Consultant
704.377.0362 or fax 704.377.0424

Career Opportunities:

Full-Time and Part-Time Opportunities


Additional information:


      Equal Employment Opportunity:

      Central Piedmont Community College recruits employees for all job classes without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification.

      Individuals with Disabilities:

      Requests for accommodations in the application or selection process must be submitted to the Human Resources Office and include an explanation as to the type and extent of accommodation needed to participate in the selection process. Please contact Human Resources at 704-330-6631 if you need to request an accommodation.

      Notice of Nondiscrimination:

      As a recipient of federal funds, Central Piedmont Community College is required to comply with Title IX of the Higher Education Amendments of 1972, 20 U.S.C. § 1681 et seq. (“Title IX”), which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in educational programs or activities.  Central Piedmont Community College does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs or activities, including in the context of admission or employment. Inquiries concerning the application of Title IX may be referred to Central Piedmont Community College’s Title IX Coordinator or to the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights.  For further information, you may visit the Title IX website.