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Offices and Departments

The institutional structure behind our success

To succeed at our mission of serving the diverse educational needs of all Kentuckians, we have organized the college into several key offices:

Office of the President 

The President is the Chief Executive Officer with responsibility for college-wide operation and administration. This office also directly supports: Advancement, Public Relations, Diversity, Marketing, Document Production Center and college-wide communications.

Academic Services

HCTC’s Academic Services unit embraces all types of learning... credit, non-credit, workforce training, and community interest. Learning Services includes both traditional in-person formats, as well as a variety of online and hybridized learning opportunities. A wide array of certificate, diploma, and degree programs are available in addition to workshops, seminars, and customized training. The unit is organized around four academic divisions to serve the needs of our students and the community. Affiliated academic units include eLearning Services, HCTC Libraries, Workforce Solutions, and the University Center of the Mountains.

Business Services

Business Services supports budgeting and accounting. Through this office students can make arrangements for tuition and fees payment.

Auxiliaries Services  

Auxiliaries Services is composed of the following functions: food service, facility management and usage, Memorandum of Understanding (contracts and partners) and sustainability. Sustainability is part of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System initiative. This unit also directly supports The Challenger Center of Kentucky and The Greater Hazard Area Performing Arts Series.  

Human Resources

Human Resources is responsible for employee relations, professional development, organizational planning and development, benefits administration, and pay equity. Additional services provided by the HR Department include recruitment and selection of valuable HCTC employees.

Institutional Effectiveness, Planning and Research

Institutional Effectiveness, Planning and Research (IEPR) guides college-wide institutional effectiveness, planning, and research processes and grant writing processes at HCTC. The IEPR processes include facilitating college-wide strategic planning, facilitating and administering assessment activities, providing data through institutional research, and, under the direction of the HCTC SACSCOC Accreditation Liaison, monitoring SACSCOC accreditation activities. The grant writing processes include facilitating the discovery and pursuit of new grant opportunities, completing the grant application, and managing the submission procedure. 


Operations is composed of the following functions: Maintenance & Operations(M&O) and Security. Security provides for identification of safety/security needs and coordination with the Crisis Management Team for planning and implementing safety and security procedures.

Student Services

Student Services provides a broad range of programs to help students reach academic goals and enhance their personal, intellectual and social development. Student Services assists students and prospective students through the Admissions and Financial Aid Office. Many extracurricular activities are offered that contribute to campus life and the overall college experience.  Students receive services through the Student Services Center, as well as a comprehensive Student Life program. 

Technology Solutions

Technology Solutions supports collaboration among the divisions by leveraging technology to support the college's strategic plan. This team provides the highest level of service while assuring fiscally responsible technological practices. Tech Solutions strives to provide a reliable and performance-driven college infrastructure.