President – Southeast Technical College

April 1, 2024
Application ends: April 28, 2024
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Job Description

Southeast Technical College

The Sioux Falls School Board in Sioux Falls, South Dakota is seeking applications and nominations for the President of Southeast Technical College. This is an exciting opportunity to lead a progressive post secondary technical school. Southeast Tech is located in the beautiful and vibrant community of Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The school serves approximately 2,500 students enrolled in a plethora of certification, technical, and joint degree programs served by over 200 dedicated staff members. Students have numerous on and off-campus housing options.  

The facilities at Southeast Tech are outstanding with the first campus building constructed in 1990. The school finds itself within a community with an exceptionally high employment rate and local businesses clamoring for technically trained employees. The next President will be charged with continuing to expand relationships to better meet the needs of this robust business community.

The current President has announced his resignation effective August 1, 2024, and a start date will be negotiated with the successful candidate. The President reports to the Sioux Falls School Board.

  • Progressively responsible experiences in an executive-level leadership position in an organization of comparable complexity and sophistication or experience in a leadership position within postsecondary education.  
The Sioux Falls School Board seeks a leader with the following characteristics:
  • Collaborative leadership style who understands the importance of gaining the trust and respect of staff, students, higher education leaders, business officials, and the Sioux Falls community.
  • Innovative and creative abilities to match existing and new programs to the needs of a robust business community and future workforce needs. 
  • Business development acumen to strategically grow enrollment while proactively designing and implementing innovative programs that adapt to the evolving needs of partners. 
  • Team builder with the ability to nurture and create a high-performing leadership team.
  • Visible and capable of building productive working relationships with students, staff, business partners, and South Dakota higher education officials.
  • Visionary skills to develop and articulate a preferred future for Southeast Tech and technical education within the greater regional area of Sioux Falls and the State of South Dakota.
  • Solid management, organization, and systems thinking skills.

Applications are being accepted online at Screening and review of applications will begin immediately and continue through April 28. Please see a complete recruitment brochure at or Candidates with leadership experience in education and/or business are encouraged to apply.

Southeast Technical College Recruitment Brochure

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