Faculty Coordinator of BIPOC/Multicultural Student Resource Center
The Foothill-De Anza Community College District is currently accepting applications for the faculty position of Faculty Coordinator, BIPOC/Multicultural Student Resource Center, Foothill College.
The Foothill - De Anza Community College District does not have a remote work policy. All employees are expected to be available to work in person and on-site per the requirement of the department.
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.
These core values are essential to authentic and sustainable institutional equity at Foothill College. Institutional equity is embedded not only in the college's Educational Master Plan and Strategic Vision for Equity but in its planning, hiring and evaluative processes.
Reporting to the Dean of Student Affairs and Activities at Foothill College, the Faculty Coordinator of the BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color)/Multicultural Student Resource Center provides a full range of in-person referral services, and is responsible for providing culturally relevant outreach and community engagement programming including professional development, trainings, and workshops for the following student populations:
• Communities of color, particularly Black, African, African-American, and the greater African diaspora communities
• LatinX communities
• Black, Indigenous, and People of Color, Pacific Islander, Southeast Asian, (BIPOC) communities including queer and trans communities of color
• DACAmented/Undocumented communities
• First-generation college students
• Cultural/Race-Based Collective Trauma
Duties and Responsibilities Include:
Instruction and Training Duties and Responsibilities (approximately 20% annually)
• Operating from a strong equity lens, the Faculty Coordinator of BIPOC/Multicultural Student Resource Center will conduct referral intakes, conduct workshops, provide general counsel to enrolled and prospective students at Foothill College, and coordinate the BIPOC/Multicultural Center with the goal of creating a sense of belonging for BIPOC communities.
• Provide in-service to faculty, staff, and administrators regarding student needs within BIPOC communities of color including, but not limited to, creating a sense of belonging, effective outreach and programming, and culturally relevant approaches to basic needs and wellness services.
• Further the college's Strategic Equity Plan to global, cultural, and social awareness through the praxis of equity, social justice, and multicultural education.
• Teach counseling courses as part of workload and/or provide workshops to students, staff, faculty, and administrators, and perform standard duties expected of all faculty, which include development and evaluation of curricula, maintaining scheduled office hours, attending department and division meetings, pursuing professional growth activities, and performing other duties consistent with the role of a faculty member. Faculty can also serve on District and college committees and participate in co-curricular activities.
Non-Instruction Duties and Responsibilities (approximately 80% annually)
• Support social justice, equity, and awareness in staffing, programs, and service delivery.
• Collaborate with Basic Needs and Wellness strategies and activities that foster student wellness and campus safety, such as outreach and prevention events to diverse student populations, such as students who identify as LGTBQ+, foster youth, veterans, and/or unhoused.
• Case management with emphasis on providing referrals to campus and community resources to secure student basic needs and to ensure continuity of student supports.
• Assist in the implementation of program plans and final reports for grant programs and services including UndocuAlly, Basic Needs and LGBTQ+ reporting.
• Participate in the BIPOC/Multicultural Center program review and Student Learning Outcome (SLO) development and evaluation process.
• Participate in the development of department goals, objectives, and assessment of resource needs.
• Collaborate with colleagues to develop informational materials such as brochures, newsletters, and handbooks.
• Be knowledgeable of legislation, codes, policies, and procedures related to the assigned program.
• Work in close collaboration with Equity Office and Counseling division to align efforts.
• Develop relationships with campus faculty, staff, student clubs and local community-based resources to implement equity-minded health and wellness education strategies to ensure seamless services offered to students.
• 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.
• Master's Degree Counseling, Education, Student Services or related area or equivalent.
• Possession of a Masters in Social Work (MSW) is strongly preferred.
• Recent professional counseling experience working with communities of color, particularly BIPOC students, and understanding of how historical patterns of exclusion of these groups within higher education shape patterns of participation and outcomes.
• Evidence of responsiveness to and understanding of the impact that discrimination, racial trauma, anti-blackness, anti-immigrant, imposter syndrome, stigma, cultural mistrust, and feelings of isolation has on the mental health and well-being of community college students from diverse racial, socio-economic, ethnic, religious, disability, gender, and sexual orientation backgrounds and identities.
• Experience addressing systemic barriers and access to healthcare, stigma reduction efforts via Outreach/Social Media/Peer ambassador related programs and activities with emphasis on Black, African-American, LatinX, BIPOC, DACAmented/Undocumented, LGBTQIA+ and Veteran populations and collective race-based trauma.
• Experience in assisting students with securing resources for mental health wellness, basic needs and referral to additional student support services areas including Admissions, Financial Aid, tutoring services, etc.
• Ability to demonstrate equity-minded crisis management and consultation skills.
• Ability to develop outreach and prevention services that promote psychological wellness.
• Ability to present workshops and in-service trainings.
• Ability to initiate innovative service delivery strategies.
• Ability to demonstrate planning and organizational skills.
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
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: $73,799.00 - $121,204.00 annually plus benefits; actual placement is based on applicant's verified education and experience.
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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 2023
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.
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