[Athen] Job Opening De Anza College

Gaeir Dietrich gdietrich at htctu.net
Wed Jul 23 11:50:48 PDT 2014

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De Anza College in Cupertino, California, is seeking a Dean of Disability

You have to apply online. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. If
the link below does not work, then got to http://www.fhda.edu/jobs/ and
click on current job postings then search for administrator.

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Division Dean, Disability Support Programs and Services

Announcement #: 14-170 Starting Salary:
$114,668.17-$126,417.94 annually

Campus: De Anza College Close
Date: 8/11/14

Required Documents: Resume Open Until Filled:

Number of Working Months: 12 Months Employment
Duration: Full-Time



The Foothill-De Anza Community College District is currently accepting
applications for the management position above.

De Anza Mission Statement:

De Anza College provides an academically rich, multicultural learning
environment that challenges students of every background to develop their
intellect, character and abilities; to realize their goals; and to be
socially responsible leaders in their communities, the nation and the world.

De Anza College fulfills its mission by engaging students in creative work
that demonstrates the knowledge, skills and attitudes contained within the
college's Institutional Core Competencies:

. Communication and expression

. Information literacy

. Physical/mental wellness and personal responsibility

. Global, cultural, social and environmental awareness

. Critical thinking


Reporting to Vice President of Student Services, the Division Dean for
Disability Support Programs and Services (DSP&S) is responsible for
strategic leadership and management of the Division that includes
instructional and student services programs (Adapted Physical Education,
Disability Support Services, Educational Diagnostic Center and HOPE). The
position is also responsible for implementing the Student Success and
Support Program mandates, ensuring compliance with federal and state Title
5, ADA-504-508 regulations, District policy and procedure compliance,
District Collective Bargaining Agreements and developing technology (e.g.
Clockwork, Banner, iPad curriculum integration).

In collaboration with the District Grant Director, the Division Dean is
responsible for developing and administering a complex state funding formula
and ensuring correct data is submitted for state reports.


The Division Dean has major operational responsibility and decision making
authority in the development, interpretation and implementation of major
policies and procedures pertaining to instructional and support programs
which includes selecting and evaluating faculty, management and classified
staff; preparation of faculty assignments, curriculum development,
scheduling of classes, MIS data reporting, program data, Program Review,
SLO/SSLO, reviewing and recommending applications for Professional
Achievement Awards and Professional Development Leaves; distributing and
initiating the transfer of funds within the division; approving requisitions
for purchases and payment of invoices, and collaborating with the FHDA
Foundation for fundraising.


The following duties and responsibilities are typical but not limited to the

1. Manage, supervise, plan, evaluate, and review division
functions. Formats and implements goals per division plan.

2. Serve as the DSP&S Coordinator accountable for Title 5
compliance and the State Chancellor's Office High Tech Center Training Unit
(HTCTU) grant administration; collaborates with the District ADA Coordinator
for employee-related issues. Manage the budget and data reporting.

3. Determine, initiate and implement goals and objectives per
District, college, and division plans.

4. Determine course offerings that maintain appropriate number of
FTES. Monitor course enrollment; add sections, cancel classes. Facilitate
development and revision of curricula to meet student demand in
collaboration with faculty.

5. Recruit, hire, evaluate, promote public relations and
activities from staff and faculty; chairs staff meetings; disseminates
information to all staff members.

6. Chair faculty hiring and tenure committees. Comply with the
Faculty Association (FA) contract; particularly related to the hiring on
part-time faculty (reemployment preference list). Review and authorize
professional development. Collaborate with the supervisors and director to
hire and evaluate staff. Review and authorize professional development.

7. Manage and direct the completion of Program Reviews,
SSLOs/SSLOACs, and implementation of SSSP mandates.

8. Oversees the State DSP&S accountability system; conducts
in-service trainings on changes in State and Federal disability acts;
ensures college compliance with State and Federal disability law. Maintains
records; prepares State and Federal reports as required.

9. Plan, develop, monitor facilities and equipment needs of
various programs.

10. Attend deans' and managers' meetings; represents the college
and division at conferences; explains the program to visitors from other
colleges and institutions.

11. Develop and administer the annual division budget.

12. Lead and develop all fundraising efforts; ensure compliance
with contracts and public and private grants.

13. Collaborate with other administrators, supervisors, and
instructional faculty to develop and coordinate programs and services across
the campus and curriculum to meet the needs of a diverse student population.

14. Collaborate with external agencies, advisory bodies,
accrediting commissions, and other organizations related to the division's
programs and services.

15. Represent the division in an administrative capacity as
assigned. Oversee the Advisory Committee meeting.

16. Participate in college-wide planning initiatives and

17. Support, implement, and promote compliance with the District's
Diversity and Equal Opportunity Plan in all aspects of employment and
education; encourage cultural and ethnic diversity in staffing, curriculum,
programs, and services.

18. Assure compliance with the District's Injury and Illness
Prevention Program by providing motivation, incentives, and discipline to
assigned staff; maintain a safe work environment, enforcing safe work
practices, reporting and investigating accidents, maintaining necessary
documentation, and requiring employees to receive mandated training.

19. Perform other related duties as assigned.



1. Working knowledge of all applicable laws, regulations,
guidelines, contracts such as: California Education Code, Title 5, Student
Success Act Initiatives, and State and Federal disability law.

2. Complete and full understanding of all applicable District and
Foothill college procedures and policies.

3. External agency requirements for collaborative programs.

4. Personnel management.

5. Computers: commonly used software and communication mediums as
well as large database management systems.

6. Serves as an advocate for the inclusion of disabilities in all
social justice and equity initiatives including Universal Design Learning

Skills and Abilities:

1. Understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse
academic, socio-economic, ethnic, religious, and cultural backgrounds,
disability, and sexual orientation of community college students, faculty
and staff.

2. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing, including
complex proposals and presentations.

3. Supervise and/or manage a complex student services program
serving a diverse student population.

4. Lead, advocate and network in the interest of the Division.

5. Strong supervisory skills.

6. Proven leadership management.

7. Fundraising skills.

8. Public speaking skills.

9. Handle difficult and sensitive issues and problems and resolve

10. Motivational and mediation skills preferred.



1. Typical office environment; subject to travel to conduct work

Physical Abilities:

1. Hearing and speaking to exchange information in person and on
the telephone and make presentations.

2. Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard.

3. Vision sufficient to read various materials.

4. Sitting for extending periods of time.

5. Bending at the waist.

6. Lifting and carrying objects up to 20 lbs.


1. Understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse
academic, socio-economic, ethnic, religious, and cultural backgrounds,
disability, and sexual orientation of community college students, faculty
and staff.

2. Master's degree in a related field.

3. One (1) year of administrative experience, formal training,
internship, or leadership in a related area.


1. Experience serving as a DSP&S Coordinator at a community
college in a multi-college district.


1. A District on-line application on
http://hr.fhda.edu/employment2/. *In the application, you will provide
information, which demonstrates your understanding of, sensitivity to, and
respect for the diverse academic, socio-economic, ethnic, religious, and
cultural backgrounds, disability, and sexual orientation of community
college students, faculty and staff.

2. A cover letter addressing the preferred qualifications for the

3. A current resume of all work experience, formal education and

If any required application materials are omitted, the committee will not
review your application. Items not required (including reference letters)
will not be accepted. For full-consideration, all application packets must
be received by 11:59 pm on the closing date.

Please allow yourself ample time to complete your application and resolve
any technical difficulties that may arise with your submission. We do not
guarantee a response to application questions within 48 hours of the closing


Position: Full-time, Permanent, 12-months per year

Starting Date: As soon as possible upon completion of the search process.

Hiring Range: $114,668.17-$126,417.94 annually

Full Salary Range: $114,668.17-$146,491.72 annually

Annual salary plus benefits; actual placement is based on applicant's
verified education and experience.

Excellent benefits package which includes coverage for employee and eligible
dependents, dental, vision care, employee assistance program, long term
disability, retirement benefits and basic life insurance.

For information on our benefits package that includes medical for employees
and dependents, visit our web site: http://hr.fhda.edu/benefits

Persons with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation to complete
the employment process must notify Employment Services no later than the
closing date of the announcement.

The successful applicant will be required to provide proof of authorization
to work in the U.S.

The Foothill-De Anza Community College District does not reimburse
applicants for travel, lodging or any other costs incurred by applicant to
attend interviews. All interviewing costs incurred will be the
responsibility of the applicant.

For more information about our application process contact:

Employment Services

Foothill-De Anza Community College District

12345 El Monte Road

Los Altos Hills, California 94022

(650) 949-6217

Email: employment @fhda.edu


*This position will become Open Until Filled after the initial Closing Date.
Any complete applications received while the position is Open Until Filled
will be reviewed by the hiring committee only upon committee request.


Gaeir (rhymes with "fire") Dietrich

408-996-6047 or 408-996-4636


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