EFFECTIVE: February 9, 1989
REVISED: July 1, 1997
REVISED: January 1, 2000
RE-TITLED: September 14, 2000
RE-TITLED: August 25, 2001
REVISED: March 10, 2010
REVISED: September 8, 2021
REFERENCE: Board Policy (BP) 3-15 Conditions of Employment for College Presidents
/ Joseph A. Garcia /
Joseph A. Garcia, Chancellor
This procedure applies to presidents of colleges within the Colorado Community College System.
Board Policy 3-15 authorizes the Chancellor to establish procedures regarding the employment of College Presidents, including the conditions of the evaluation process.
The Chancellor shall conduct a comprehensive assessment of a president’s performance at least once during their contract period.
The Chancellor shall evaluate the College President’s performance based on the following criteria:
Examples of leading change may include, but are not limited to:
a. Articulating a clear vision of the college.
b. Setting clear priorities and strategies to enable the college to achieve its vision and goals.
c. Effectively involving the college advisory council members in shaping the college’s role within the community as outlined in Board Policy 2-25 – College Advisory Council.
d. Assuring responsiveness of programs in meeting labor market and community needs.
Examples of leading people may include, but are not limited to:
a. Promoting and supporting professional development opportunities for faculty and staff.
b. Demonstrating the ability to relate effectively with faculty and staff.
c. Promoting an effective employee relations approach to human resource management.
d. Developing and implementing an effective diversity plan.
Examples of driving results may include, but are not limited to:
a. Providing leadership to ensure appropriate level of program and service evaluation.
b. Monitoring enrollment patterns and making necessary adjustments.
c. Collaborating in shaping educational policy.
d. Developing and implementing funding priorities and strategies that incorporate sound fiscal management and resource allocation.
e. Identifying and resolving problems before they escalate into a crisis.
Examples of building partnerships may include, but are not limited to:
a. Working effectively with external constituencies including community leaders, K-12 school districts, college/university administrators, government officials, and other community organizations.
b. Assuring college involvement in appropriate civic and community initiatives and organizations.
c. Developing alliances/partnerships with business and industry to assure responsiveness to workforce development needs.
In assessing a president’s performance, the Chancellor may solicit feedback from the College President or others. This may include, but is not limited to:
CCCS reserves the right to change any provision or requirement of this procedure at any time and the change shall become effective immediately.