Presidential Search

Pittsburgh Technical College (PTC) invites applications and nominations for the position of President.  The Board is seeking an accomplished, visionary and entrepreneurial leader to lead PTC to new heights and national recognition.  The position is available in summer 2019 and reports directly to the Board of Trustees.

PTC offers its 2,000 students over 30 academic offerings in either certificate, associate, or baccalaureate degree programs.  As a predominately two-year institution, PTC is unique in its ability to offer students a residential life experience on its 180-acre campus ten miles west of Pittsburgh.

In 2017, PTC, transitioned from a for-profit to a non-profit institution (501c3 status), positioning the college to be more financially competitive and qualify for various amenities, grants, and scholarship opportunites that will benefit the student body.  The overarching focus of both faculty and staff remains on supporting students - both in and outside the classroom - as they strive to reach their career goals.

The next President will have the unique opportunity to lead the college in its philosophical and structural transition from a for profit to a nonprofit institution.  A full description of the leadership characteristics desired in the next president can be found on the position profile:

The position is open until filled, but only applicants received on or before November 11, 2018 can be assured full consideration.  Application materials should include a letter of interest addressing how the applicant meets the qualification and agenda items described in the profile, a curriculum vitae or resume, and a list of at least five professional references with phone and e-mail contact information and a note explaining their relationship to the candidate.  Nominations and application materials should be sent to:

The college is being assisted by Academic Search, Inc.  To arrange a confidential conversation about this position please contact either of the senior consultants facilitating the search: Dr. Shirley Robinson Pippins ( or Mr. Shawn Hartman ( Phone inquiries can be made at 202-332-4049.

Pittsburgh Technical College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All Applicants have an equal opportunity for employment based on their qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, or any factor that is not directly related to the needs of the job.


A nonprofit Institution

PTC can help launch your career with a hands-on, personal approach
and a wide range of advantages over traditional institutions.

Pittsburgh Technical College, 1111 McKee Road, Oakdale PA, 15071
(412) 809-5100

Pittsburgh Technical College admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.