The Chancellor's Office

The Board employs the Chancellor, who is the chief executive officer of the College, by a written contract which will govern the terms of employment. The Chancellor shall recommend the organizational plan for the College.

The Chancellor has the authority to hire all at-will personnel. Employees with a written contract shall be employed upon Board approval.

Chancellor's Duties

The Chancellor performs all duties relating to the day to day operations of the College, including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Developing a qualified administrative organization and providing the College with academic and fund-raising leadership.
  • Preparing the annual budget and submitting it to the Board for approval.
  • Establishing administrative relationships among members of the College community.
  • Preparing and approving the curriculum.
  • Appointing campus committees, as needed.
  • Preparing the agenda for Board meetings in coordination with the Board Chair and making regular reports to the Board regarding the status of the College.
  • Promoting College political effectiveness at the state and local levels.
  • Supervising the development and implementation of a system to evaluate faculty and staff.
  • In coordination with Board Counsel and the General Counsel, assisting the Board in policy development, its yearly self-assessment and meeting its own training requirements.
  • Forging a relationship of mutual respect with each Trustee.
  • Understanding each district of the College and its educational needs.
  • Enforcing fiduciary and academic accountability of the College to the general public.
  • Promoting College unity at all levels, emphasizing equality, diversity, and respect for all individuals.
  • Interpreting the College to the community.
  • Providing the Trustees with important information before all others and having background information and research compiled on issues of particular importance to the Board, with sufficient time for study by Trustees before a vote.
  • Serving as the official spokesperson for the College.
  • Maintaining open channels of communication throughout the College.
  • Handling employee disciplinary issues, including termination when appropriate.
  • In the event of a catastrophe, emergency, or natural disaster affecting the College, contracting for the replacement, construction, or repair of College equipment or facilities if emergency replacement, construction, or repair is necessary for the health and safety of College students and staff.