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Community Colleges Of Spokane Chief Information Officer Search

The Community Colleges of Spokane Chancellor is conducting a nationwide search to identify the next Chief Information Officer.

Application Instructions

Individuals interested in this position should specifically state in a brief (five pages or less) letter of application how they would address Community Colleges of Spokane’s strategic priorities and describe how they meet the institutional values.

Applicants also must submit a current resume and the names, business and home telephone numbers of eight references, including two supervisors, two subordinates (including one classified or support staff), two faculty members, and two business or community members. Applicants from sectors other than higher education should submit comparable references.

References will not be contacted without the applicant’s prior permission.

Nominations and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. However, since the CCS Chief Information Officer Screening Committee will begin reviewing applications June 10, 2022, submissions are encouraged prior to that time.

Applications should be addressed to the CCS Chief Information Officer Search Committee and submitted to:


CCS Chief Information Officer Search Committee

Amy McCoy, Chair
501 N Riverpoint Blvd Suite 126
PO Box 6000, MS 1004
Spokane WA 99217-6000

Telephone: (509) 434-5037
Fax: (509) 434-5055

For additional information, contact:

Greg Stevens, screening consultant
501 N Riverpoint Blvd., Suite 126
PO Box 6000, MS 1004
Spokane WA 99217-6000
Telephone: (509) 434-5037
All inquiries, nominations and applications will be held in strictest confidence. Community Colleges of Spokane provides equal opportunity in education and employment. Applications and nominations of individuals who would increase the richness of the district’s diversity are welcome.

Anticipated Timeline:

2022 Dates Activity
05/20/2022 Applications accepted from applicants (see above for application instructions)
06/10/2022 Applications provided to screening committee for review – to ensure consideration please apply by this date.
06/17/2022 – 07/01/2022 Select top candidates to interview, coordinate interview schedules
07/08/2022 – 07/15/2022 Conduct interviews and identify final candidates
07/15/2022 – 07/22/2022 Final interviews scheduling and logistics
07/22/2022 – 08/05/2022 Final interviews
08/05/2022 – 08/12/2022 Selection and announcement
09/01/2022 Anticipated date of employment


About Community Colleges of Spokane

Founded in 1963, Community Colleges of Spokane is a dynamic community college district serving over 30,000 students a year in Eastern Washington. CCS is a vibrant, comprehensive learning community – with educational opportunities for students of all ages and abilities.
Along with traditional college campuses, Spokane Community College  and Spokane Falls Community College, CCS also delivers a variety of educational programs including rural outreach, business and community training, adult literacy services – and Spokane County Head Start/ECEAP/Early Head Start.


To provide all students an excellent education that transforms their lives and expands their opportunities.


Providing the best community college experience in the Northwest.


Students First | Equity | Access | Excellence | Integrity | Leadership | Responsiveness | Stewardship

Community Colleges of Spokane District and Service Areas

Community Colleges of Spokane is a community college district comprised of two accredited colleges, Spokane Falls Community College and Spokane Community College.  In addition to serving a large urban and suburban population in greater Spokane, the district provides educational services to rural communities throughout a 12,302 square-mile region in Eastern Washington.  This region includes all of Spokane, Stevens, Whitman, Ferry and Pend Oreille Counties, as well as portions of Lincoln County.
Both colleges of CCS are accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities and governed by the Washington State Board of Community and Technical Colleges.

Board of Trustees

Appointed by the governor of Washington, our five-member board of trustees oversees administration, strategic planning and policy development for Community Colleges of Spokane.
CCS trustees serve five-year terms and were most recently appointed in 2018.

CCS Organizational Chart

Community Colleges of Spokane District 

Community Colleges of Spokane has centralized departments that serve the entire district:

About Spokane, Washington

Named as one of the Best Places to Live in America by Outside Magazine, Spokane, Washington is Eastern Washington’s largest city and sits 300 miles east of Seattle and 30 miles from Idaho. The region offers outstanding benefits for individuals looking to move to a new area, including outstanding recreational opportunities, low-cost living, affordable housing, and an abundance of educational offerings.

Residents of Spokane enjoy a true four-season climate, and the area’s numerous lakes, streams and mountain ranges offer an almost unlimited number of outdoor recreational choices. A revitalized downtown, plus thriving neighborhood and suburban centers, also offer resident and visitors a wide selection of dining, shopping and entertainment choices.

The region’s economic power lies in health care, education, technology, manufacturing, finance and retail.  Agriculture remains a strong foundation.

About Spokane
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