South Seattle College President Search

UPDATE: See South Seattle College President Search Finalists

The Seattle Colleges chancellor is inviting applications for the South Seattle College president position.

As chief executive officer of the college, the president is responsible for the operation and management of the college and reports to the district chancellor as a member of the Seattle Colleges leadership team.

About South

South Seattle College serves a multicultural population of around 15,000 students each year from an 87-acre wooded campus in residential West Seattle, with satellite campuses in the nearby neighborhoods of Georgetown and Beacon Hill. The main and Georgetown campuses have become architecturally vibrant with new buildings that support both student learning and sustainability goals.

Program areas include college transfer, professional/technical career training, distance learning, basic and transitional studies, and lifelong learning. South’s background and history as a professional/technical college have led an array of workforce development programs that are complemented by strong partnerships with industry leaders such as Boeing, Delta Airlines, and Vigor Industrial. The college’s Georgetown campus operates the largest apprentice and pre-apprentice training programs in the state.

South also offers an expanding array of bachelor’s degrees, currently including Hospitality Management, Sustainable Building Science Technology, and Professional Technical Education & Instructional Design.

The college is focused on improving student success for all through the adoption of a Guided Pathways model, and it is guided by a Commitment to Equity in Action, which states that “South Seattle College commits to creating an environment of equity, inclusion, and multiculturalism which dismantles all forms of oppression by developing responsive, intentional practices.”

More information about South is available at their website.