Associate Vice President of Instruction

California, United States
Salary Not specified
Feb 03, 2021
Position Type
Executive, Other Executive
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Full Salary Range: $135,187.36 - $190,222.19 annually*
*Actual placement is based on applicant's verified education and experience (Customary Hiring Range: $135,187.36 - $149,044.06 annually). In addition, candidates with verified educational units beyond the minimum qualification may qualify for additional pay, up to $564 per contract month.

Initial Review Date: 3/17/21**
**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 above.

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.

Foothill College Mission Statement:
Believing a well-educated population is essential to sustaining and enhancing a democratic society, Foothill College offers programs and services that empower students to achieve their goals as members of the workforce, as future students, and as global citizens. We work to obtain equity in achievement of student outcomes for all California student populations, and are guided by our core values of honesty, integrity, trust, openness, transparency, forgiveness, and sustainability. Foothill College offers associate degrees and certificates in multiple disciplines, and a baccalaureate degree in dental hygiene.


Reporting to the Executive Vice President of Instruction and Student Services, the Associate Vice President of Instruction is responsible for the leadership and management of instructional support services for faculty and staff, such as orientation, curriculum, tenure, accreditation processes, Title 5 compliance, scheduling, attendance accounting and the college catalog.


The Associate Vice President of Instruction oversees instructional services and provides support to faculty, staff and students across campus. This position works closely with the Executive Vice President of Instruction and Student Services in both long-range planning and daily administration of the instructional area of the college.

The Associate Vice President of Instruction supervises the Instructional Deans, Curriculum Coordinator, Academic Scheduling Coordinator, and the Academic Services Technician.


The following duties and responsibilities are typical but not limited to the following:
  1. Provides leadership to the Curriculum team, co-chairs the college curriculum committee, and supervises the day-to-day curriculum operations and processes.
  2. Works closely with the College Articulation Officer and serves as the college's liaison to the CCCCO with regards to curriculum, degrees, certificates, and other relevant academic policies and procedures.
  3. Provides leadership and management for the College Catalog and other academic publications and works closely with the college's marketing team.
  4. Oversees the academic schedule and serves as a resource with regards to attendance accounting, audits and other compliance issues.
  5. Serves as the college's Accreditation Liaison Officer.
  6. Meets and advises campus administrators in matters related to the minimum qualifications for both full-time and part-time faculty; ensures compliance of statewide Academic and Title V requirements.
  7. Performs related duties as required.


  1. Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations, California Education Code, District collective bargaining agreements and Accreditation processes and regulations.
  2. CCCCO rules and regulations related to curriculum, course and program development and attendance accounting.
  3. Foothill College educational policies and procedures and Curriculum Handbook.
  4. Various district technologies.

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. Project management and organizational skills.
  3. Develop outcomes-based planning models for college-wide use.
  4. Prioritize time and tasks.
  5. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  6. Strong supervisory skills.

Required Education and Experience:
  1. Master's degree in related field.
  2. Two (2) years of related management experience.

Preferred Education and Experience:
  1. Two (2) to five (5) years of progressive leadership at CA Community Colleges.
  2. CA community college teaching experience.
  3. Curriculum development experience.


  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.
    Lifting and carrying objects up to 20 lbs.

  1. A District on-line application on *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.
  2. A cover letter addressing your qualifications for the position.
  3. A current resume of all work experience, formal education and training.

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.

Position: Full-Time, Contract, 12-months per year
Assignment date: Starting date: As soon as possible upon completion of the search process

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:

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


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