Mohave Community College Names New Vice President of Administrative Services

Published by The Bee News

May 14, 2024

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MOHAVE COUNTY – Following a nationwide search, Mohave Community College (MCC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Joline Pruitt as the new Vice President of Administrative Services, effective July 1, 2024. Pruitt will succeed Jennie Dixon, a Kingman native and longtime MCC employee, who is retiring after years of dedicated service to the college.
As VP of Administrative Services, Pruitt will oversee several offices at the college including Business Services, Employee Services, Information Technology, Risk Management and Facilities Management.  She brings to MCC more than 20 years of operations experience in finance, facilities, human resources, compliance and technology.  She holds an AA in Business from Pasadena City College, a BS in Management from Pepperdine University, and an MBA with a concentration in Digital Innovation and Information Systems, also from Pepperdine University. Currently, she is pursuing an EdD in Leadership and Learning in Organizations at Vanderbilt University, Pruitt is deeply committed to the field of education and its transformative power.
“Joline’s extensive experience and commitment to education make her an excellent addition to the MCC leadership team,” said MCC President Dr. Stacy Klippenstein. “We are confident that her strategic vision and dedication to student success will greatly benefit our college and the communities we serve.”
In her most recent role as the Assistant Vice President of Business Operations and Institutional Chief Finance Officer at Saybrook University, a non-profit institution, Pruitt managed an annual operating budget of 22 million dollars. She has a proven track record of collaborating with boards, faculty, and staff to achieve surplus goals, lead successful change initiatives, and develop training and support strategies for enrollment growth. Pruitt’s leadership was also instrumental in chairing committees and contributing to various areas of institutional development.
Pruitt shared her excitement about joining MCC, saying, “I am thrilled to join Mohave Community College and contribute to its mission of providing accessible and quality education. As a first-generation and non-traditional college student myself, I deeply understand the importance of education and look forward to serving the students and communities in the MCC district.”
She was born and raised in Glendale, California and is an avid nature enthusiast, enjoying activities such as hiking, fishing, camping, birdwatching and entomology. She has family and friends in the Mohave Valley, Havasu and Prescott. Currently, she resides in Los Angeles with her two daughters, aged 15 and 20, and her life partner.
Pruitt begins her new position at MCC on July 1. Jennie Dixon plans to assist with the transition before joining her husband in retirement.

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