Assistant to the President

Fort Worth, TX

Posted: 2/10/21
Deadline: 5/10/21

About This Organization

Tarrant County College was established by a countywide election on July 31, 1965, as Tarrant County Junior College, the name change coming in 1999. The South Campus opened in 1967, followed by Northeast (1968), Northwest (1976), Southeast (1996), Trinity River Campus (2009) and TCC Connect Campus (2015). The Erma C. Johnson Hadley Northwest Center of Excellence for Aviation, Transportation and Logistics opened in Fall 2014 at Alliance Airport as part of the Northwest Campus. The College District is governed by a seven-member Board of Trustees elected for staggered six-year terms in single member districts.

Enrollment growth has been steady throughout recent years. The South Campus, at 4,772, had the largest opening-day enrollment of any community college in the nation up to that time. Overall credit student enrollment passed the 20,000 mark in 1980 and exceeded 50,000 in the fall of 2011. Recently, TCC was named the seventh-largest college or university in Texas.

Job Duties

• Serves as a trusted advisor to the President; coordinates scheduling with senior leadership and College employees, community and business leaders, and students, as is appropriate; serves as primary liaison and aide, ensuring seamless coordination of the President’s administrative, scholarly, and personal endeavors

• Facilitates responsive, accurate, proactive, and collaborative communication with senior leadership and the entire college community (internal and external), coordinating all communiques with the Director of Communication; serves as a generalist performing complex administrative duties including composing correspondence independently on a wide variety of matters, including material of a sensitive and confidential nature

• Assists in the optimization of the President’s schedule, including visibility and participation at college and community events and initiatives

• Supports the development of all President’s office procedures; ensures alignment between college-wide procedures and District policy

• Manages all budgetary and financial planning of the Office of the President, including all expense management, budgeting, project/special initiative funding, and compliance in conjunction with appropriate financial policies

• Organizes all gatherings inclusive of regular and committee meetings, retreats, receptions, and events as directly related to the President’s office

• Assists with the design and implementation of internal reports

• Interacts with business, industry, government, and community officials and stakeholders in the representation and development of strategic programs and initiatives in alignment with institutional priorities and goals

• Provides leadership for research, planning, and evaluation activities to maximize the Office of the President

• Serves as the President’s “ear to the people” to forestall breakdowns in communication on campus

• Attends the workplace regularly, reports to work punctually, and follows a work schedule to keep up with the demands of the worksite

• Completes all required training and professional development sessions sponsored through the TCC Institute

• Supports the values of the College: diversity, teaching excellence, student success, innovation and creativity, and service to the College

• Supports the mission, values and 3 goals and 8 principles of the College

The duties listed are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

Required Qualifications

Required Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures

• Master’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university and five (5) years of proven, successful administrative experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training, certification, and related experience

Desired Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures

• Doctorate degree from a regionally accredited college or university

• Experienced in and strong competencies in: strategic planning with direct work experience in a project management capacity, including all aspects of process development and execution

• PMI credentials in project management

• Strong managerial and team building skills, with demonstrated ability to motivate and empower both direct and indirect reports to achieve area priorities

• Demonstrated experience in report writing and data analysis skills

• Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, including the ability to create presentations for multiple audiences

Other Info

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