Faculty Coordinator (Equity in Online Education)
Initial Review Date: 9/14/2022*
Open Until Filled. *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 faculty position of Faculty Coordinator (Equity in Online Education), 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:
• Communication and expression
• Information literacy
• Physical/mental wellness and personal responsibility
• Civic capacity for global, cultural, social and environmental awareness
• Critical thinking
The Faculty Coordinator of Online Education and Equity has the primary responsibility of supporting student success in online and hybrid learning and infusing equity and inclusion in all areas of online instruction. This position reports directly to the Dean of Online Education and Learning Resources.
The goals of this position are accomplished by:
• Coaching, training, and mentoring individual faculty to develop and implement effective online courses, considering course design, curriculum, and equity-minded pedagogical practices;
• Developing, teaching, and curating workshops and training for faculty and staff via individual, group, and college-wide programming.
• Collaborating with academic divisions and departments to help develop and implement online curricula, degrees, and certificates;
• Collaborating with key stakeholders such as Online Education staff, the Office of Professional Development, and the Office of Equity, Social Justice and Multicultural Education to offer equity-minded training based on Universal Design Learning (UDL) principles to faculty;
• Partnering with college-wide services and initiatives, and key stakeholders such as Institutional Research, Guided Pathways, and the Student Success Center, to foster increasing opportunities for student success in online and hybrid classes;
• Working with the Dean and staff to develop, plan, and implement a vision for online learning at De Anza.
KEY DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES
The following duties and responsibilities are typical but not limited to the following:
Coaching, Teaching, Training, Mentoring:
• Work with faculty to identify, plan, and pursue development and/or revision of online and hybrid courses using effective, equity-minded, pedagogical practices;
• Developing, teaching, and presenting equity and inclusion based on-line pedagogy workshops/training for faculty and staff;
• Collaborate with faculty to review and evaluate existing online and hybrid courses and educational materials with faculty experts for pedagogical soundness, instructional integrity, equity-minded practices, and accessibility in accordance with District and College standards and criteria;
• Work closely with key stakeholders to develop and disseminate standards for online course design;
• Serve in an advisory role to departments and divisions to submit proper curriculum paperwork for fully online and/or hybrid modalities;
• Participate in professional development such as conferences, workshops, seminars, membership in professional organizations, statewide committees or organizations, etc.;
• Collaborate with the OER coordinator to provide resources, training and opportunities for faculty to achieve online and hybrid courses with low-cost or zero-cost course materials;
• Collaborate with instructional support programs such as the Student Success Center and Guided Pathways to improve student success and support in online and hybrid classes and instructional tutoring services;
Visioning, Planning, Administrative:
• Partner with divisions and departments to develop new degree and certificate programs offered through distance learning in cooperation with faculty, divisions, and the College Curriculum committee;
• Serve as a liaison for the Office of Online Education to the College Curriculum Committee and other shared governance groups;
• Serve on the Online Ed Advisory Group and other committees as needed; and
• Other duties as assigned including, but not limited to, department and division meetings, program review, data gathering/reporting, assessment of student learning outcomes, participation on hiring committees, adjunct faculty mentorship/training, and strategic and equity planning.
• 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;
• Must meet the state mandated applicable minimum qualification for a faculty appointment in a subject discipline offered at De Anza College. In most cases, this requires a master's degree or the equivalent. Minimum qualifications for faculty and administrators for the California Community Colleges can be viewed at: https://www.cccco.edu/About-Us/Chancellors-Office/Divisions/Educational-Services-and-Support/What-we-do/Educational-Programs-and-Professional-Development/Minimum-Qualifications; and
• Two years of experience teaching online courses at the post-secondary level.
• Experience in equitable and inclusive practices and knowledge of culturally responsive online pedagogies;
• Communicate effectively with staff and students of diverse backgrounds;
• Experience facilitating and leading training on online education methodologies and best practices;
• Knowledge and understanding of established and innovative online teaching modalities, methods, and practices, including principles of UDL guidelines;
• Knowledge and/or experience with advanced features and administration of Canvas.
• Knowledge of internet-based instructional technologies;
• Knowledge of multi-media applications to design content for internet and video.
• Experience with program assessment;
• Familiarity with the educational initiatives in the California Community College system such as the CVC-OEI Course Design Rubric, Guided Pathways, etc.; and
• Knowledge of curriculum development including course, degree, and certificates.
• Indoor, office environment.
(Applicants should perform these physical abilities with or without reasonable accommodations)
• 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.
• 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 wish to request equivalency for this position (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
Applicants will be REQUIRED to submit transcripts for salary placement purposes. Applicants who have international transcripts must obtain transcripts that are evaluated by an independent educational-equivalency evaluation company and obtain an English translation (if necessary). These services are to be done at the applicant's expense.
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
HIRING RANGE: $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
STARTING DATE: Fall 2022
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
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