Vice President of Student Affairs

Position Overview

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Tacoma Community College seeks nominations and applications in the continuation of its search for Vice President of Student Affairs (VPSA). The position offers an extraordinary opportunity to partner with President Ivan L. Harrell II, Ph.D. and a dedicated faculty and staff to ensure that TCC is well positioned to continue serving its students and the community in the decades to come. 

Strong candidates will bring a sophisticated, in-depth understanding of student affairs and its critical role within an urban, multicultural community college environment.  Candidates must have administrative experience in a comprehensive and complex Student Affairs division dedicated to student success.  A well-organized, collaborative, data-driven approach to enrollment management and a breadth of experience in student services is essential.

Founded in 1965 as one of 34 community colleges in the state, Tacoma Community College (TCC) is located in the growing and richly diverse city of Tacoma, Washington, an urban city located on Puget Sound. One of four community and technical colleges in the Tacoma-Pierce County region, TCC offers more than 60 two-year degrees, professional and technical certificates and Bachelor of Applied Science degrees to its 12,000+ students served annually.  It is considered one of the leading institutions for transfer to four-year colleges and universities in the area.

Nominations and Applications

Candidates should submit materials electronically not later than March 25, 2020. An appointment is anticipated by late spring 2020. 

Interested potential candidates should carefully review the PDF search profile found at the top of this page, which also includes contact information for making any inquiries, and submit materials electronically to:

The search is being assisted by:

Dr. Vance T. Peterson, Executive Search Consultant, (818) 304-5233

Tacoma Community College values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator. Tacoma Community College provides equal opportunity in education and employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, creed, religion, or status as a veteran of war.