Presidential Job Description
The York College President is the Chief Executive Officer of the College and serves at the direction of the Board of Trustees. The President, in collaboration with the Board, is responsible for developing and executing a strategic plan in alignment with the mission of the College.
The President is to assure the College’s full compliance with all Board policies and priorities. This includes, but is not limited to, ensuring that the College remains financially sound and that accreditation standards are fully maintained.
The President is responsible for developing annual budgets and operating the campus within the constraints of that budget. The President is also charged with maintaining a fund-raising program sufficient to meet or exceed budgetary requirements.
Through appropriate administrators, the President oversees the recruitment, development, direction, and retention of all faculty and staff. The President’s direct reports currently include the Vice Presidents for Finance, Advancement, Enrollment and Athletics, Student Development, Spiritual Development, and Academics.
In addition to the Board of Trustees, the President also serves the following constituencies: the faculty and staff; the students; alumni; donors; and the York community. In order to serve these constituencies, the President must exercise the leadership, management, administrative, fiscal, and relational skills to draw these constituencies together so that they collectively fulfill the mission of the College.
The President also serves as a role model of Christ-like attitudes and behavior for the campus, interacting with students, faculty, and staff in a manner which exemplifies respect, transparency, approachability, and humility.
The President is required to be a member of the Church of Christ and willing to support the Christian mission and purpose of York College.
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