Superintendent/President Search

Superintendent/President Search


Application Deadline:
February 25, 2022

First Round Candidate Interviews via Zoom:
April 13-15, 2022 (Tentative)

Finalist Visit to College, Public Forums, Board Interview:
May/June 2022 (Tentative)

Board Action:
May/June 2022 (Tentative)

Preferred Start Date:
July 1, 2022

About The Position

Application materials are to be submitted here

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AVC Student Life

We Are Antelope Valley College

At Antelope Valley College we take pride in providing a quality, comprehensive education for a wide variety of learners. We are committed to student success, offering value and opportunity for all members of our community.

AVC was founded in 1929 as a department of Antelope Valley Joint Union High School in Lancaster. Today AVC has a service area of 1,945 square miles with an annual unduplicated headcount of more than 18,000 and employs more than 850 people.

Antelope Valley College is fully accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges/Western Association of Schools and Colleges (ACCJC/WASC). AVC’s most recent reaffirmation of accreditation was completed in Fall 2016. The college is up for its next accreditation reaffirmation in Fall 2023.


Antelope Valley College is a comprehensive community college in the California Community College System dedicated to providing services to a broad range of students with a variety of educational goals. Antelope Valley College is dedicated to providing educational programs and services as expressed in the California Master Plan for Higher Education. The College is committed to equal educational opportunity and reinforces that commitment through a program of active affirmation of diversity.

Antelope Valley College is dedicated to meeting the dynamic needs of a changing community. The College addresses the educational needs of a diverse and evolving population. The College recognizes that it is uniquely capable of responding to the requirements of regional business, industry, and public service, as well as the social and cultural needs of the Antelope Valley.

Antelope Valley College affirms the rights of the individual and respects human dignity. The programs and activities of the College foster the individual's ability to think clearly, critically, and independently to meet the demands of an increasingly complex society. The student is the primary concern of the College. The curriculum, activities, and services of the College help students understand their physical, cultural, ethnic, and social environment. The preservation of academic freedom provides a college environment in which students and faculty can examine ideas freely.

This philosophy is reflected in the curriculum, the student-faculty relation-ships, the services and resources, and the policies of the College.


To provide quality education that transforms lives


Antelope Valley College, a public institution of higher education, provides a quality,comprehensive education to a diverse population of learners. We are committed to student success offering value and opportunity, in service to our community.


Education - We are dedicated to students, faculty, staff, and alumni in their endeavor for lifelong learning.
Integrity - We expect honesty, trust, candor, and professionalism from one another.
Excellence – We commit to the highest quality in all our endeavors, being responsive to our community in innovative ways.
Community – We create and foster relationships between AVC and its diverse constituents: students, faculty, staff, alumni, and the community at large.

The District is committed to equal opportunity in educational programs, employment, and all access to institutional programs and activities.

The District, and each individual who represents the District, shall provide access to its services, classes, and programs without regard to national origin, religion, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race or ethnicity, color, medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, or military and veteran status, or because he/she is perceived to have one or more of the foregoing characteristics, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

The District is committed to employing administrators, faculty, and staff members who are dedicated to student success. The District recognizes that diversity in the academic environment fosters cultural awareness, promotes mutual understanding and respect, and provides suitable role models for all students.

The District is committed to hiring and staff development processes that support equal opportunity, diversity, and provide equitable consideration for all candidates as required in federal and state law.


Further information about the position or the search process should be directed to:

Dr. Lisa Sugimoto
Vice President, PPL, Inc

Dr. Sherrie Guerrero
PPL Sr. Associate
(909) 913-2913

Application materials are to be submitted here

Last updated: January 12, 2022