Chattanooga State Community College


The Tennessee Board of Regents invites applications and nominations for the position of President of Chattanooga State Community College (ChSCC).  Chattanooga State Community College is a member of Tennessee's Community Colleges, the community college system of the Tennessee Board of Regents. The President is the chief executive officer of the College and reports to the Tennessee Board of Regents through the Chancellor.


ChSCC is a comprehensive, two-year postsecondary institution located in Chattanooga, Tennessee.  ChSCC serves six counties in East Tennessee and enrolls over 8,500 credit students and over 700 non-credit students. The College employs approximately 640 full-time employees, including 238 full-time faculty members, and operates on a budget of $95 million.


ChSCC awards the Associate of Arts (AA), Associate of Science (AS), Associate of Science in Teaching (AST), Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degrees, technical certificates, and institutional certificates. ChSCC is the only community college that also houses a Tennessee College of Applied Technology on the main campus. The Chattanooga State TCAT offers diplomas and certificates. Together ChSCC and its TCAT provide more than 75 academic programs of study. Currently, 21% of Chattanooga State students are underrepresented minorities. Fifty-six percent of all students are enrolled in career preparation programs, and 44% are in programs intended for transfer. Forty-eight percent of Chattanooga State students are enrolled full time, and students aged 25 or older represent 28.5% of the student body.


In addition to the main campus located in Chattanooga, ChSCC delivers programming at the Volkswagen Academy, as well as sites in Marion and Rhea Counties.


Additional information may be found on the College's website:


Preferred criteria for selection include, but are not limited to the following, with serious consideration given to an extraordinary business or government profile.



Expected criteria for selection include:





The Tennessee Board of Regents is committed to building and sustaining an inclusive and diverse educational environment and encourages applications from interested candidates who can contribute to, promote, and enhance this effort.


The State University and Community College System of Tennessee is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Under state law, applicants may request that their application and related materials be confidential and not open for public inspection until such time the candidate is selected as a finalist for the position. The Tennessee Open Meetings Act requires meetings of the Board of Regents to be open to the public.


Initial screening of applicants will begin March 10, 2017 and it is anticipated that the President will be selected prior to July 1, 2017.


Applications and letters of nomination should be submitted to:

Jan Greenwood or Betty Turner Asher Partners

Greenwood/Asher & Associates, Inc.

42 Business Centre Drive, Suite 206

Miramar Beach, Florida 32550

Phone: 850-650-2277/ Fax: 850-650-2272



Chattanooga State Community College 
Location: Chattanooga, TN 37406
Document ID: AB052-6DIA  
Job Type:  Regular

Job Schedule: Full-time

Posted on: 02/09/2017