Jairo has spent the last 15+ years working in higher education split between academic and student services at two different universities, University of North Carolina-Asheville and North Carolina Central University; and two community colleges, Durham Technical Community College and Central Carolina Community College. Mr. McMican currently serves a 50/50 split as the Dean of Student Learning at Central Carolina Community College and Director of Equity and Pathways for the North Carolina Student Success Center. Jairo is also co-chair of Inclusive, Diversity, Equity, Advocates for Learning (IDEAL) Committee. Mr. McMican is currently working on his Ed.D. in Adult and Community College Education at North Carolina State University with a focus on Organizational and Cultural Change. Jairo is a 2016 graduate of the North Carolina Community College Leadership Program.