Faculty Coordinator, PRIDE Center
Initial Review Date: 05/06/22*
*This position will become Open Until Filled after the initial Review Date. Any complete applications received while the position is Open Until Filled will be reviewed by the hiring committee only upon committee request.
The Foothill-De Anza Community College District is currently accepting applications for the faculty position of Faculty Coordinator, PRIDE Center, De Anza College.
Foothill - De Anza Community College District Mission Statement:
The mission of the Foothill-De Anza Community College District is student success. We are driven by an equity agenda and guided by core values of excellence, inclusion, and sustainability. Every member of our district contributes to a dynamic learning environment that fosters student engagement, equal opportunity, and innovation in meeting the various educational and career goals of our diverse students. We are committed to providing an accessible, quality undergraduate education dedicated to developing a broadly educated and socially responsible community that supports an equitable and just future for California.
De Anza College 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:
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POSITION INCLUDE:
- Communication and expression
- Information literacy
- Physical/mental wellness and personal responsibility
- Civic capacity for global, cultural, social and environmental awareness
- Critical thinking
Under the general direction of the Dean, Equity and Engagement Division, and in collaboration with the Learning Communities, the Faculty Coordinator, PRIDE Center will facilitate the development, implementation and evaluation of educational, academic support, and resource programs for the LGBTQ+ community and provide intersectional understanding, awareness and support of identity, social justice and inclusion. The Faculty Coordinator is responsible for the coordination, development and implementation of a variety of programs and services that promote intersectional understanding through the lens of sexual orientation and gender identity and expression. Will provide student-centered services to eligible LGBTQ+ students in determining and achieving academic, career, and personal objectives. Will prepare reports and collect data to meet college, student equity and MIS data requirements and goals. Will conduct program review and assess student learning outcomes. Requirements of the work may include evening and weekend work sporadically.
Standard duties expected of all faculty include development and evaluation of curricula, maintaining scheduled office hours, attending department and division meetings, pursuing professional growth activities, service on district and/or college committees, and performing other duties consistent with the role of an instructor. Instructors also have the opportunity to participate in campus extra-curricular activities.
Training and Assessment:
- Develop and facilitate intersectional programs, workshops and activities for De Anza students, faculty and staff that address the needs of the LGBTQ+ community
- Design and implement programming, curricular and student resources around LGBTQ+ advocacy. For example: Safe(r) Space trainings for staff and faculty, annual workshops for students, staff and faculty, Queer and Now Conference, Pride Ball, and Annual Lavender Student Graduation Ceremony.
- Create and lead committees composed of students, staff and faculty and administrators to assist with the coordination of programs as needed
- Work collaboratively with the areas of the Equity and Engagement Division and affiliated program coordinators as well as with faculty, staff and students across the campus to support programming of the Center.
- Assist Guided Pathways Villages in the development of co-curricular pathways to assist in students' success and career readiness.
- Develop and maintain student success support services and programs that strive to increase the opportunity gap and increase retention and graduation rates of LGBTQ+ students.
- Collaborate with faculty across the campus to facilitate and develop a LGBTQ+ focused learning community
- Support the identification, recruitment and training of peer mentors/interns.
- Develop linkages with local community organizations (ie. Billy DeFrank Center, County Offices of LGBTQ+ Affairs)
- Create website and social media content
- Responsible for De Anza Student Government (DASG) accounts, preparing budgets and overseeing associated paperwork.
Student Support and Advocacy:
- Design and facilitate training for the campus community upon request.
- Facilitate workshops that are grounded in understanding the intersectionality of lived experiences of LGBTQ+ students
- Network with campus programs and offices to conduct programs to outreach and inform the campus community on trends and issues related to inclusion and intersectionality
- Develop annual goals and conduct program review for the Pride Center to ensure work is aligned with Student Equity Plan, Campus Strategic and Educational Master Plans.
- Facilitate the annual campus student survey assessing/addressing its results in order to continue to advocate and compile resources needed for the LGBTQ+ community
Professional Development Responsibilities
- Collaborate with Learning Communities Coordinators and Counselors to ensure that LGBTQ+ students' needs across programs are being met.
- Provide culturally responsive personal, academic and career programming to enable students to succeed academically.
- Integrate sexual orientation, gender expression and identity in all areas of programming.
- Refer students as appropriate to campus and community resources and services (i.e. food pantry, mental health services, financial aid)
- Support student programs and clubs as needed
- Intentional outreach to underrepresented members of the LGBTQ+ communities such as BIPOC and transgender students.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Attend Learning Communities training sessions and contribute to on-going professional development training.
Examples of this position can be but not limited to:
- Knowledge, understanding and sensitivity to the concerns and issues facing the LGBTQ+ community and the intersection of race, class, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression.
- Demonstrated ability to create and work effectively within a team and with individuals and groups who hold a variety of identities, cultures, and backgrounds.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as the ability to acquire knowledge of the campus procedures and activities
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. The minimum qualifications for service as a community college faculty member teaching any credit course, or as a counselor or librarian, shall be satisfied by meeting any one of the following requirements:
(a) Possession of a master's degree, or equivalent foreign degree, in the discipline of the faculty member's assignment.
(b) Possession of a master's degree, or equivalent foreign degree, in a discipline reasonably related to the faculty member's assignment and possession of a bachelor's degree, or equivalent foreign degree, in the discipline of the faculty member's assignment.
(c) For faculty assigned to teach courses in disciplines where the master's degree is not generally expected or available, but where a related bachelor's or associate degree is generally expected or available, possession of either:
(1) a bachelor's degree in the discipline directly related to the faculty member's teaching assignment or equivalent foreign degree plus two years of professional experience directly related to the faculty member's teaching assignment;
(2) an associate degree in the discipline directly related to the faculty member's teaching assignment or equivalent foreign degree plus six years of professional experience directly related to the faculty member's teaching assignment.
(d) For faculty assigned to teach courses in disciplines where the master's degree is not generally expected or available, and where a related bachelor's or associate degree is not generally expected or available, possession of either:
(1) any bachelor's degree or equivalent foreign degree plus two years of professional experience directly related to the faculty member's teaching assignment;
(2) any associate degree or equivalent foreign degree plus six years of professional experience directly related to the faculty member's teaching assignment.
- Demonstrated knowledge and skills in providing intersectional understanding and culturally responsive teaching and academic support to LGBTQ+ students.
- Minimum of two years' experience working with LGBTQ+ individuals, families and/or communities with preference in a higher education environment.
- Demonstrated ability to plan, coordinate, implement, evaluate, supervise and organize LGBTQ+ programs and activities.
- Experience implementing programs with an intersectional understanding through the lens of sexual orientation and gender identity and expression.
- Demonstrated experience with communicating online using technology such as Zoom and/or Course Management systems.
- Demonstrated experience in actively advocating for LGBTQ+ students, faculty and staff in public places.
(Applicants should perform these physical abilities with or without reasonable accommodations)
- Indoor, office environment.
- Hearing and speaking to exchange information.
- Vision sufficient to read various materials.
- Dexterity of hands and fingers to perform the tasks required of the position.
- Regularly stand, walk, and sit for extended periods of time.
- Bending at waist, kneeling, or crouching.
- Reaching overhead, above the shoulders, and horizontally.
- Lifting and carrying objects up to 20 lbs.
If you wish to request equivalency for this position
- A District on-line application to be completed at http://hr.fhda.edu/careers/ *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. Additionally, you will be asked to explain how your life experiences, studies or work have influenced your commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.
- A cover letter detailing your background and experience, skills, and abilities as they relate to the minimum and preferred qualifications of this position.
- A current resume of all work experience, formal education and training.
(if you believe you do not otherwise meet minimum qualifications via educational degree attainment as specified), you may submit the Request for Equivalency form. This form will need to be submitted with your application packet. You may either scan a hard copy of this form with your application packet or submit it as a Word document with your application packet. http://hr.fhda.edu/_downloads/Equivalency.pdf
If any required application materials are omitted, the committee will not review your application packet. Application materials not required (including reference letters) for this position 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. You may also visit our "Applicant Information" webpage to assist with technical difficulties at: http://hr.fhda.edu/careers/a-applicant-instructions.html
$66,539.00 - $109,280.00 annually plus benefits; actual placement is based on applicant's verified education and experience.
For the complete Faculty Salary Schedule, go to:
Excellent benefits package which includes medical coverage for employee and eligible dependents, dental, vision care, employee assistance program, long term disability, retirement benefits and basic life insurance. Other voluntary benefits are also available such as legal assistance, pet insurance, and long-term care. Faculty are also eligible for paid professional development leaves and stipends for educational and professional development.
For information on our benefits package that includes medical for employees and dependents, visit our web site: http://hr.fhda.edu/benefits/index.html
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Full-time, Tenure-track, 11-months per year
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:
Foothill-De Anza Community College District
12345 El Monte Road
Los Altos Hills, California 94022
To apply, visit https://fhda.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/4/home/requisition/640?c=fhda