Presidential Search Updates
November 20, 2015 - Public Notice - Board of Trustees Public Notice: Candidate Update. Click to read more
November 11, 2015 - Public Notice- Board of Trustees Special Meetings for Candidate Interviews. Click to read more.
November 4, 2015 - Lake Michigan College Presidential Candidate List Narrows to Three
After a preliminary round of public interviews conducted earlier this week, three candidates for the Lake Michigan College presidency will advance to the next step. Click to read more.
Updated November 2, 2015 - Seven Candidates Interviewing for Lake Michigan College President
Names and profiles of applicants participating in the first round of interviews have been announced. Click to read more.
Updated November 1, 2015 - Presidential Candidate Interview Schedule
Interviews for the position of Lake Michigan College President will be held November 2 and 3 at the Napier Avenue Campus. Click to read more.
The ideal candidate for LMC’s next president should possess the following characteristics:
- Demonstrated record of successful leadership. Progressive successful experience as a senior level administrator
- A visionary leader with strategic planning experience who is globally focused and culturally attuned
- A leader who can inspire and engage stakeholders to further the mission (academic aspirations, career needs and community service) of Lake Michigan College
- A visible, accessible, caring, fair-minded and transparent leader with exceptional communication and listening skills who values and respects the unique characteristics and abilities of individuals including faculty, staff, students and other constituents
- Demonstrated ability to lead and develop teams in continuous improvement efforts while mentoring and empowering individuals to grow professionally
- A leader who will strive to achieve the highest standards of performance in teaching and learning and in the services offered to students, faculty, staff and the community
- A courageous, data-driven decision-maker who is innovative, creative and a risk-taker who understands how potential changes may impact students, faculty, staff and the community
- An individual committed to achieving the goals of diversity and inclusiveness of underserved populations within the college and to developing a strong sense of community
- A fiscal steward who has significant experience working with large and complex budgets, has demonstrated fundraising success in the private and/or public sectors, and understands future growth and economic trends both within the college and nationally
- An articulate spokesperson for the college who engages actively with business, civic, industry and community leaders to develop mutually beneficial relationships, partnerships, and programs
- An experienced leader who builds and fosters strong partnerships with K-12, and other institutions of higher education
- A leader who acknowledges, and further develops the culture and traditions of the college and builds upon its outstanding reputation to best serve student and community needs
- Advanced degree required