Community Education Assistant

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Community Education Assistant

Foothill-De Anza Community College District

Posting #: 17-114

Campus: De Anza College

Number of Working Months:

Starting Salary:

Close Date: 5/3/2018

Open Until Filled: No

Employment Duration:


Starting Salary: $22.10 per hour; Salary Grade: C1-40
Full Salary Range: $22.10 - $29.55 (per hour)

The Foothill-De Anza Community College District is currently accepting applications for the part-time classified-hourly position above.

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:

  • Communication and expression
  • Information literacy
  • Physical/mental wellness and personal responsibility
  • Civic capacity for global, cultural, social and environmental awareness
  • Critical thinking

Position reports to the Dean, Community Education at De Anza College. Eleven (11) month assignment. Flexible schedule required based on class schedules and locations as well as Planetarium programming. Doors need to be opened 2-to-3 weekdays per week from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM and on most Saturdays. Hours will vary from quarter to quarter up to sixteen (16) hours per week.

  1. Act as a classroom door opener (travel between Foothill, De Anza, and off-campus locations required), including evenings and weekends.
  2. Assist with registration during peak periods.
  3. Input student information in Short Courses SI database.
  4. Assist with customer service via telephone, e-mail, social media and in-person.
  5. Prepare class rosters for instructors and delivery of materials to instructor's classrooms.
  6. Generate and reconcile instructor agreements for payment of their services.
  7. Proofread catalog contents prior to production.
  8. Assist instructors with walk-in registrations during first hour of high-enrollment classes and Planetarium shows.
  9. Assist registrar and department coordinators with special projects as assigned.


Knowledge of:
  1. Record-keeping techniques.
  2. Modern office practices and procedures and equipment.
  3. Excellent phone manner.
  4. Computers, including familiarity with Word, Excel, and ClipArt.
  5. Oral and written communication skills, including familiarity with social media communication.
  6. Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.

Ability to:
  1. Demonstrate commitment to the increased understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for all cultural groups, women, and the disabled.
  2. Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
  3. Ability to maintain records and files.

  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. Any combination equivalent to a high school graduate AND one (1) year of similar work experience.

  1. Valid driver's license.


  1. Office environment.
  2. Frequent movement between buildings and classrooms.

Physical Abilities:
  1. Hearing and speaking to exchange information and make presentations.
  2. Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard.
  3. Seeing to read a variety of materials.

  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. You may also visit our “Applicant Information” to assist with technical difficulties at:

Position: Part-Time, Permanent, 11-months per year
Starting date: As soon as possible upon completion of the search process.

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. All interviewing costs incurred by applicant are 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
Email: [email protected]

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Job No:
Posted: 4/16/2018
Application Due: 5/4/2018
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