Dean, Counseling Foothill-De Anza Community
College District Announcement #: 14-248 Campus: Foothill College Number of Working
Months: 12 Months Starting Salary: $114,668.17 - $146,491.72 annually Close
Date: Open Until Filled Employment Duration: Full-Time Initial Review Date:
March 25, 2015**Any complete applications received after the review date will
only be forwarded to the hiring committee at their request. The Foothill-De
Anza Community College District is currently accepting applications for the
management position of Dean, Counseling at Foothill College.
• A District on-line
application on http://apptrkr.com/580869.
*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.
• A cover
letter addressing your qualifications, skills and abilities as they relate to
• A current resume of all work experience, formal education
• All college transcripts scanned into Word or PDF format.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 date.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POSITION
INCLUDE:Under the direction of and reporting to the Associate Vice President of
Student Services, the Dean of Counseling is primarily responsible for the
leadership, management and supervision of the Counseling Division, the
Assessment Center, Transfer program, Pass the Torch and Puente. The Dean must
have a vision for the Counseling Division that complements the college’s
mission, Institutional Core Competencies (ICCs) and student success and
completion. The Dean is charged with managing the core counseling functions:
academic, career, and personal counseling, college governance participation,
program review/SLSAOs, research best practices, training and professional
development and other duties as assigned.The Dean is responsible for
implementing and maintaining Student Support and Success Program (3SP)
components being provided by areas under their supervision including
assessment, counseling, education planning and early alert. This position
manages, evaluates and coordinates the service areas within Counseling Services
as well as the Assessment Center, Transfer program, Pass the Torch and Puente,
in accordance with legal requirements, District policies and sound educational
principles and practices. The dean will supervise, coordinate, and evaluate a
diverse staff of faculty and classified employees; review programs and services
to ensure that they are consistent with the College’s goals and to ensure
diverse ethnic, cultural and gender perspectives are included. Assist in
preparing catalog material, class schedules and other program information as
needed. Participate in the development and implementation of policies and
procedures. Coordinate the Counseling Center services and activities.
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. Oversee the
counseling and advising of all students. Develop and oversee operations,
systems and details including work schedules, staff assignments, coordination
of day and evening services and schedule of counseling related classes.
Administer annual budget. Participate in college-wide and student
services planning initiatives and activities. Cultivate relationships
with local high school districts, regional occupational programs, adult
education and other relevant community agencies.
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:
Foothill-De Anza Community
District 12345 El Monte Road
Los Altos Hills, California 94022
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:Position: Full-Time,
Permanent, 12-months per year Starting date: July or August 2015
Range: $114,668.17 – $146,491.72 annually
is based on applicant’s verified education and experience (Customary Hiring
Range:$114,668.17-$126,417.94).Annual salary plus benefits; 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:
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.
Apply online at: http://apptrkr.com/580869
• 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.
• Master’s degree from an
accredited university or college.
• One year of administrative experience,
formal training, internship or leadership in any related field.
• Progressively responsible administrative
experience in a college or university environment.
• Meet minimum qualifications
for the counseling discipline.
• Demonstrated success as a college counselor or
• Demonstrated ability to provide administrative leadership in a
college culture that values consultation.
• Demonstrated ability to develop creative
and innovative solutions.
• Knowledge of student services and academic programs
and strategies to promote retention and student success.
• Knowledge of budget
development, personnel selection and program evaluation.
• Knowledge of
• Understanding of assessment tools and placement
• Knowledge of DegreeWorks or other online student
educational planning tools.
• Knowledge of and experience with early alert
• Understanding of, and ability to implement student equity programs
• Ability to use a computer and software such as MS Office, Banner
student information system, scheduling software and other technological
communication tools.In addition, successful candidates will demonstrate the
following knowledge and abilities:
• Ability to communicate effectively both
orally and in writing, including complex proposals and presentations.
to supervise and/or manage a complex student services program serving a diverse
• Ability to lead, advocate and network in the interest of
the students and the College mission.
• Ability to demonstrate strong
• Knowledge of budget management.
• Knowledge of legal and
ethical standards of the counseling profession in the community college
• Knowledge of the California Education Code and Title 5.
• Knowledge of
the Student Success & Support Program.
• Knowledge of accreditation