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OJC President Jim Rizzuto Announces Retirement

President James T. Rizzuto

Jim Rizzuto, who has served as president of Otero Junior College since 2001, announced his plans to retire on July 31, 2018. In an age where the average tenure for a college president is barely six years, Rizzuto has proudly served for 17 years. He also served as joint President for Lamar Community College from 2006 to 2008.


Otero Junior College (OJC) and the Colorado Community College System (CCCS) has partnered with the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) to lead our search for a new president. More information will be available as the search process gets started. This page will be updated accordingly.