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Chancellor Search

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The Governing Board has announced that the search is underway for the next Chancellor of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District (GCCCD).

Applications and nominations for the position of Chancellor of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District are currently being accepted until the position is filled.

The target date for applications is: August 16, 2019

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

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

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How to Apply

This is a confidential search process. To ensure full consideration, application materials should be received no later than August 16, 2019. 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 Chancellor of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District.
  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.

For additional information, nominations or confidential inquiries please contact:

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


*An ACCT Search*

Chancellor Profile
This Profile provides a detailed description of the characteristics and qualifications we're seeking in our next Chancellor. 

GCCCD Chancellor Profile



May 16 - 17, 2019                            
- Search Consultant facilitates a series of open public forums to solicit input for the development of a Draft Chancellor Profile (staff, faculty, students, administrators, and community members are invited to attend); electronic survey distributed to solicit feedback for the Draft Chancellor Profile.
- Search Committee Meeting - Training and Orientation
- Special Board meeting – Discussion of the search process and Governing Board to edit, review and approve the Chancellor Profile.                                            

May 22–August 16, 2019              
Chancellor Profile posted on and Targeted local, state-wide, and national one-to-one recruitment commences; national advertising placed.

August 16, 2019                               
Target Date for Receipt of Applications (open until filled).

Early-September 2019                  
Search Committee Meeting; Discussion and selection of confidential semifinalist candidates.

Late-September 2019                   
Search Committee Meeting; Confidential interviews with semifinalists; after the final interview, the Committee deliberates and selects finalists to forward to the Governing Board for further consideration.                                                              

October 7-14, 2019                         
Final candidates interview with the Governing Board, tour campuses, participate in open public forums, meet with direct reports, etc.

Mid-October 2019                          
Board discussion and deliberation

Late-October 2019                          
Governing Board announces the next Chancellor of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District                              

Start Date                                           
January 1, 2020


* Timeline subject to change

Survey and Public Forums



Your anonymous responses to the survey will be used to inform the development of the draft Chancellor Profile. The survey is available here:

Electronic feedback must be submitted by noon on Monday, May 13, 2019



An important step in the Chancellor search process is the development of a Chancellor Profile. On Thursday, May 16, we will host a total of four Public Forums (two at Grossmont College and two at Cuyamaca College). The purpose of these sessions is to listen to your input, which will assist with the development of the Chancellor Profile.The entire GCCCD community is invited and encouraged to participate in a wide-ranging discussion about the qualities, characteristics, and qualifications we are seeking in our next Chancellor, and the opportunities and challenges facing the College in the years to comeAdditionally, you will have the opportunity to ask questions about the Chancellor search process.

We want to invite and encourage everyone to attend one of the important 1-hour open forums on Thursday, May 16, 2019:
Grossmont College: 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Building 34 Room 170
Grossmont College: 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Building 36 Room 328
Cuyamaca College 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. Building I Room 207
Cuyamaca College 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Building I Room 207

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Last Updated: 05/24/2019
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