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Jun 01

PRESIDENT OF CLARENCE FITZROY BRYANT COLLEGE EXECUTIVE SEARCH

The Clarence Fitzroy Bryant College (CFBC) invites applications and nominations from suitably
qualified persons to fill the position of President. Reporting to the Board of Governors, the
President serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the College. The preferred candidate should
possess academic credentials sufficient to engender the respect of the College’s students, faculty
and staff, alumni, and the community at large. While demonstrating an unwavering commitment
to scholarship, learning and discovery, the next College President should also possess extensive
senior level executive experience evidencing: strong leadership qualities; higher education,
business, government and political acumen; accomplishment; the ability to work within complex,
multifaceted, systems; and the vision to deal with the dramatic challenges of the ongoing
transformation of higher education.

The successful candidate will embrace excellence, integrity, and exhibit the abilities required to cultivate and implement the change necessary to ensure the sustainability, viability and future success of CFBC.

About the College

CFBC is a semi-autonomous educational institution established by the Government of St. Kitts and
Nevis to cater to the needs of the widest possible cross-section of the post-secondary and adult
population. The College’s programmes are delivered across five (5) Divisions namely: Technical,
Vocational and Management Studies (TVEMS), Teachers’ Education, Health Sciences, Art,
Science and General Studies (ASGS) and Adult and Continuing Education (ACE). Additionally,
the CFBC in collaboration with the University of the West Indies offers the UWI Level One off
campus programme.

Over the past few years, the College has been working towards full accreditation, and is currently
engaged in an Internal Self-Study exercise towards the formulation of a Strategic Development
Plan.

Duties & Responsibilities

CFBC and its Board of Governors seek a visionary educator with an outstanding record of strong
ethical leadership, educational accomplishments and an ability to foster internal and external
partnerships, to serve as the next College president; whose duties and responsibilities will include
but are not limited to:-

1. The day-to-day administration, management, leadership and oversight over the operations of
the College.
2. In concert with the Board, the President setting the vision, direction, and priorities of the
institution, and ensure that all are reflective of the College’s mission of addressing the
educational needs of the Federation and demonstrating a commitment to broad student
accessibility and success.
3. Working with a wide range of internal and external constituents to lead, support and sustain
the College’s vision, philosophy and mission, as well as to advocate locally, regionally and
internationally for the College’s mission.
4. Actively advancing the mission of the College with business, industry, government, and civic
leaders
5. Effectively representing the College within and across the national and region
6. Collaborating with public and private secondary and postsecondary institutions, businesses, and
agencies
7. Developing and sustaining relationships with foundations, corporations, alumni, and friends to
advance the College’s resource development efforts
8. Advocating for the College at the various levels of government
9. Establishing a strong relationship with the Board of Governors
Ideal Qualities & Characteristics
The ideal candidate for President of CFBC will be one who has a/an…
 An understanding of and commitment to the comprehensive educational needs of St KittsNevis,
including the advancement of award-granting programs that reflect local and regional
needs;
 Passionate work ethic, proven analytical and reasoning ability, high energy, and strong oral and
written communication skills;
 Collaborative leadership style and understands the importance of gaining the trust and respect
of staff, students, higher education leaders, business officials and the national community;
 Proven leadership in successful fundraising and resource development within the private and
public sectors;
 Inclusive leadership style that engages internal and external stakeholders as participants in the
achievements and future goals of the College; as well as evokes trust, welcomes collaboration,
reflects confident decision making, and effectively engages the talents and experiences of team
players;
 Commitment to the total educational development of student growth with a proven
background, including attendance and participation, of supporting on-campus student events
and efforts,
 Innovative and creative ability to match existing and new programmes to the needs of a robust
business community.
 Ability to nurture and create a high performing leadership team.
 Solid management, organization and systems thinking skills.
 Vision for CFBC

Required Qualifications
1. An earned Doctorate from an accredited institution of higher education as both a highly skilled
executive and as an accomplished educator.
2. Senior-level executive experience in higher education, with preference given to Community or
Technical College experience.
3. An approachable person of high integrity and energy, with a track record of building successful
teams, inside and outside an Institution.
4. A motivated leader who has a record of sound fiscal management, experience in a senior
administrative position, and proficiency in community engagement.
Application Process
All Applicants must submit for review the following:
 An formal application letter describing relevant experience and interest in the position;
 Curriculum Vitae;
 Names, Titles and Contact Information of five (5) References;
 All candidate materials must be received by 5:00 PM EST on July 12, 2018 and is
preferred if Electronic submission of materials is made in PDF format.

The review of applications will begin July 13, 2018.
Please Note: All semi-finalists will be required to submit a 10 minute video presentation. All
applications should be emailed to [email protected] or sent via postage mail and
addressed to:
CFBC President Search Committee
Attn: Chairman of the Board of Governors
Clarence Fitzroy Bryant College
P. O. Box 286
Basseterre
St Kitts

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