Associate Vice President, Student Services

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Full Salary Range: $127,535.24 - $179,454.90 annually*
*Actual placement is based on applicant’s verified education and experience (Customary Hiring Range: $127,535.24 - $162,770.88 annually). In addition, candidates with verified educational units beyond the minimum qualification may qualify for additional pay, up to $564 per contract month. NOTE: The salary advertised with this position is based on the 2017-2018 salary schedule. Effective July 1,2018 through June 30, 2019, the position will receive an additional temporary 5% increase. On July 1, 2019 salaries will revert to the 2017-2018 salary schedule unless another agreement is reached.

Initial Review Date: 4/9/19**
**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.

Reporting to the Executive Vice President of Instruction and Student Services, the Associate Vice President of Student Services is responsible for the leadership and management of the State mandated Student Success and Support Program (3SP), division-wide technology-based student support services, division budget management, high school articulation and the annual Tech Conference. This position also serves as Director of the Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS), supervises the dean of counseling and dean of enrollment services and is the student services liaison for outreach, accreditation and curriculum development.

The Associate Vice President of Student Services oversees the implementation of all facets of the 3SP, manages State required reporting, and ensures sustainability and financial compliance; guides the review and implementation of online student support services; manages the division budget with deans and directors; is the liaison for student services at the FHDA Education Center; coordinates the division’s Program Review process and serves as the coordinator for Foothill’s Annual Tech Conference. This position works closely with the Vice President of Student Services in both long-range planning and daily administration of the student services area of the college.

The Associate Vice President of Student Services supervises the Dean of Enrollment Services, Dean of Counseling, various staff in EOPS including counselors, and a Administrative Assistant, Senior.

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

  1. Supervise the dean of counseling and dean of enrollment services.
  2. Provide leadership to the college for planning and implementation of requirements of the 3SP.
  3. Manage the reporting of data for the 3SP and coordinates financial reimbursement from the State.
  4. Direct the Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) and Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (CARE) programs; ensures that the college’s policies are in agreement with state regulations; maintains a high level of quality and integrity so as not to create institutional liability; supervises EOPS/CARE faculty, staff, and student employees; and is responsible for policy, procedural, supervisory, and budgetary decisions.
  5. Serves as liaison to academic services for the student services faculty and deans to support the development of new curriculum (credit and noncredit) and updating of existing curriculum.
  6. Provide leadership and management for all of student services in the provision of providing online student support services.
  7. Oversee the Program Review process for the division, assists with data collection, development, reflection and assessment of SA/SLOs and completion of annual and comprehensive program reviews.
  8. Serve as the student services division’s Accreditation representative.
  9. Work with high schools, ROPs and Adult Ed to develop articulation agreements with the college.
  10. Serve as the student services liaison with the FHDA Education Center to coordinate the provision and supervision of programs and services on site.
  11. Oversee the division-wide budget with deans and directors.
  12. Perform other duties as assigned.



  1. Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations, California Education Code, District collective bargaining agreements, Accreditation processes and regulations and the Student Success and Support Program (3SP).
  2. State regulations and guidelines governing community colleges and EOPS/CARE programs.
  3. CCCCO rules and regulations related to credit and noncredit curriculum, course and program development.
  4. Foothill College educational policies and procedures.

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. Prioritize time and tasks.
  4. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  5. Strong supervisory skills.



  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 related field.
  3. Two (2) years of related management experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Two (2) to five (5) years of progressive leadership at CA Community Colleges.
  2. Previous management experience in student services.
  3. Counseling experience.


  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: Full-Time, Contract, 12-months per year
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
Email: [email protected]




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Posted: 3/13/2019
Application Due: 5/24/2019
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