February 8, 2012
CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: Provost at SWCID
To the Deaf Education Community:
We are seeking nominations for the Provost position at the Southwest
Collegiate Institute for the Deaf in Big Spring, Texas. After three
years of successful service, Dr. Mark Myers is returning to the East
Coast to be closer to family. We are requesting nominations to this
crucial position for the future of our institution. You may refer to
our website at http://www.howardcollege.edu for the complete
To propose a candidate for this program, please submit a letter of
recommendation to Dr. Cheryl T. Sparks, President, Howard County Junior
College District, 1001 Birdwell Lane, Big Spring, TX 79720. The letter
should summarize the candidate’s qualifications for the position.
Please include a curriculum vitae and names of individuals who may be
willing to comment upon the candidate’s fitness for the position.
Thank you for your assistance in this matter.
Education…For Learning, For Earning, For Life
Cheryl T. Sparks, Ed.D.
Email: [email protected]
POSITION: PROVOST #11-308
NOTE: OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS AS WELL AS ANY OTHER DOCUMENTS DISCLOSING
CREDENTIALS PERTAINING TO THIS POSITION WILL BE REQUIRED. WILL BE
SUBJECT TO A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK.
EXPERIENCE AND OTHER
QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: Master’s degree required. Doctorate preferred
with additional hours recognized.
10 years related experience required.
Administrative experience including community relations, program
development, budgeting, and E Learning. Strong interpersonal skills and
understanding of the SWCID community. Must have the desire to explore
and acquire new knowledge to further the needs of the campus.
Proficiency in American Sign Language and comprehensive understanding
of Deaf culture and education. Demonstrated ability to provide creative
leadership and a commitment to the principles of Continuous Quality
DESCRIPTION OF JOB DUTIES: The Provost of SWCID is responsible for the
operation of SWCID under the guidance of the District President. The
Provost of SWCID will provide leadership for the campus and supervise
campus compliance with all HCJCD policies and procedures; interface
with deaf education and community leaders to promote the SWCID
community; serve as a member of the Administrative Cabinet and other
internal and external councils and committees as well as the SWCID
Foundation. The Provost is the lead administrator on issues related to
SWCID and Deaf culture and education, also serving as a resource for
disability questions in the district.
SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with education and experience
POSITION AVAILABLE: Immediately
HOWARD COUNTY JUNIOR COLLEGE DISTRICT
HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE
1001 BIRDWELL LANE
BIG SPRING, TX 79720
(432) 264-5100 phone
POSTED: February 8, 2012
It is the intent of the Howard County Junior College District to
provide equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of
race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion or
veteran’s status or any other protected class. Contact the Personnel
Office if assistance is needed during the application process.
The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires all employees
hired after November 6, 1986 to provide proof of identity and
eligibility to work in the United States.
Cheryl T. Sparks, Ed.D. Letter: (PDF format)
Job Opening List at Howard College:
Provost Job Opening: (PDF format)