Presidential Search

The Board of Trustees has announced that the search is underway for the next President of Southeastern Community College.

Applications and nominations for the position of President of Southeastern Community College are currently being accepted until the position is filled.

The deadline to submit an application is April 17, 2020.

Presidential Profile

Access the Presidential Profile adopted by the SCC Board of Trustees.

How to Apply

This is a confidential search process. To ensure full consideration, application materials should be received no later than April 17, 2020. The position will remain open until filled.

To apply go to and upload your documents.

Candidates will need to have the following information or materials available to complete the application:

  1. A letter of application (not to exceed 5 pages) that succinctly addresses the opportunities and challenges identified in the Position Profile and demonstrates how the candidate’s experience and professional qualifications prepare them to serve as the President of Southeastern Community College.
  2. A current resume including an email address and cellular telephone number.
  3. A list of eight references: example, two to three supervisors, two to three direct reports and two to three faculty and/or staff members from current and former institutions.


March 5, 2020 ACCT Search Consultant facilitates a series of open Public Forums (Staff, Faculty, Students, Community members invited to attend) to solicit feedback to inform the development of the draft Presidential Profile. Auditorium: 3:00 pm and 6:00 pm.
Mid-March 2020 Search Committee Meeting #1: Training and Orientation; Search Committee reviews and edits draft Presidential Profile. Committee sends recommended Profile to Board of Trustees.
March 12, 2020 Special Board Meeting: Discuss, edit and finalize the Presidential Profile.
March 13 – April 17, 2020 ACCT Commences Local, State-wide and National Recruitment, utilizing the Presidential Profile approved by the Board of Trustees. Presidential Profile is posted on SCC and ACCT websites and national publications.
April 17, 2020 Target Date for Receipt of Applications. Position open until filled.
Early May 2020 Search Committee Meeting #2: Presidential Search Committee meets to discuss and select confidential semifinalists.
Mid-May 2020 Presidential Search Committee #3: Committee meets for confidential interviews of semifinalists. Search Committee deliberates and finalists and forwards recommendations Board of Trustees. Names of Finalists sent to State Board.
May 25-29, 2020 Final candidates interview with the Board, participate in public forums, tour SCC facilities and locations, and meet with constituent groups.
After the final interview, the Board deliberates.
June 2020 State Board of Community Colleges receives SCC Board’s request for President.
July 1, 2020 or TBD The start date for the next President of Southeastern Community College.

Progress Report

Board of Trustees Chair Henry Edmund provides these updates on the presidential search at SCC.

Presidential Finalists

If you have any questions or suggestions or would like to make a confidential inquiry please contact:

Mr. Kennon Briggs
ACCT Search Consultant
(919) 621-7988

Julie Golder, J.D.
Vice President of Search Services, ACCT
(202) 384-5816
(202) 775-4477