Initial Review Date: 10/18/22**; Next Review Date: 11/27/22**
**Any complete applications received after the review date will only be forwarded to the hiring committee at their request. In addition, this position will become Open Until Filled after the initial Closing Date. Any complete applications received while the position is Open Until Filled will be reviewed by the hiring committee only upon committee request.  


Full Salary Range: $142,041.35 – $199,866.46 annually*

*Actual placement is based on applicant’s verified education and experience (Customary Hiring Range $142,041.35 – $156,600.60 annually). In addition, candidates with verified educational units beyond the minimum qualification may qualify for additional pay, up to $564 per contract month.

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             


 Reporting to the Associate Vice President of Instruction, the Dean, Online Education and Learning Resources provides vision, leadership, and administrative oversight for the Online Education Center and Library Services. The Dean directs, organizes, and manages division-wide educational planning and program development in accordance with the missions, goals and objectives of the College and division.  In collaboration with Finance and Educational Resources, the Dean provides leadership of campus-wide technology enhanced learning efforts.  The Dean facilitates communication and support between the departments within the Learning Resources Division and between the Division and other related divisions and departments across the campus.  The Dean facilitates development of external community partnerships, resources, and other opportunities.  
The Dean is responsible for the various processes necessary to provide high-quality online instruction, to support and implement virtual and in-person instructional technology, to ensure access to the highest quality digital and physical learning resources necessary for student success, and to support to the wide variety of instructional programs across the campus.


The Dean of Online Education and Learning Resources supervises Librarians, Library Technicians, Computer Lab Coordinators, Distance Learning Center Staff, Instructional Designers, Faculty Coordinator of Equity in Online Education, and Division Administrative Assistant.

The Dean supports, implements, and advances the college’s commitment to equity, multicultural education, and social justice in all aspects of employment and education, staffing, curriculum, programs, and services.

Due to the campus-wide nature of the division, the Dean works with faculty, classified staff, and administrators in instructional divisions, student services, ETS, finance and educational resources, and FHDA central services to achieve institutional goals. 


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

  1. Working with the Associate Vice President of Instruction and the Vice President of Instruction, develop, implement, and promote policies and procedures, programs, resources, and services for Online Education and Library Services. 
  2. Work with the leaders in Online Education and Library Services to implement effective pedagogies, technologies, and methodologies in their respective programs, including oversight of program review, learning outcomes, and curriculum review and development.
  3. Monitor and facilitate pedagogically sound growth of Online Education and Library Services and make recommendations for policies and practices to promote student engagement and success. 
  4. Review college, state, and federal laws, codes, policies, and procedures related to online education and learning resources; apprise others of pending or needed changes to current practice; recommend the development of or revision to related policies and procedures; ensure that programs and courses delivered and the operation of distance learning delivery systems are in compliance with such policies and codes.
  5. Develop, implement, and manage the Division budget; monitor categorical and foundation accounts; seek additional sources of funding for the Division.
  6. Implement personnel policies and practices.
  7. Supervise, hire, train, and evaluate faculty and staff in the Library and Online Education.
  8. Support, implement, and promote compliance with the District’s Diversity and Equal Opportunity Plan in all aspects of employment and education; encourage cultural and ethnic diversity in staffing, curriculum, programs, and services.
  9. Research, support, implement, and promote instructional technology as related to the Online Education and Learning Resources Division programs.
  10. Serve on appropriate college and district committees, attend administrator meetings, and participate in governance meetings.
  11. Perform other related duties as assigned.



  1. Significant knowledge of library operations, online education, instructional design, and instructional technology.
  2.  District safety policies.
  3. Title 5 and Education Code regulations and procedures, particularly related to Distance Learning Student Success ACT and curriculum (e.g. TBA) mandates.
  4. All instructional divisions and their inter-relationships; a thorough knowledge of the various student support services required to enhance instruction.
  5. Role and purpose of technological systems in providing instruction and instructional support.
  6. Principles of program evaluation, student assessment, and organizational development.
  7.  Shared governance principles; recognizing the importance of the democratic process and fostering open communication among Division, programs and services.
  8. Curriculum Development.

 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. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing, including writing complex proposals.
  3. Experience in developing markets and promotional strategies for distance learning courses, library services and projects related to basic skills that will promote enrollment growth, retention and student success.
  4. Interact effectively with diverse students, staff, faculty and administrators.
  5. Read, interpret, and explain laws, rules and regulations, and to develop and implement personnel policies and procedures.
  6. Use independent judgment in the interpretation and application of rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
  7. Work in a fast paced environment with numerous interruptions.
  8. Provide leadership and management of programs and staff.
  9. Manage complex budgets including grants.
  10. Demonstrated commitment to academic and professional excellence.
  11. Demonstrated flexibility and adaptability.
  12. Perform with tact, patience and sensitivity.


  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. Masters Degree in a field related to Library or Information Science, Instructional Technology, Education, or Instructional Design.
  3. One year of administrative experience managing at least one of the following three areas: Library or Information Science, Instructional Technology, or Online Education.

 Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Minimum of two years online teaching, instructional design, or librarian experience in a college setting.
  2. Minimum of one year of administrative experience or increasing leadership responsibilities in an educational setting.
  3. Experience in developing programs that promote enrollment growth, retention and student success for distance learning, library services or basic skills/academic support.
  4. Experience in managing and leading diverse stakeholders, including team building, cultural sensitivity, conflict resolution, and team projects.
  5. Knowledge and experience with shared governance principles; recognizing the importance of the democratic process and fostering open communication among division, programs and services.
  6. Ability to manage complex budgets including grants.
  7. Ability to write funding proposals and grant annual reports.
  8. Knowledge of and experience with technology related to instruction and instructional support.
  9. Experience working with programs or services that are specifically designed to help underserved student populations succeed.



  1. Typical office environment.
  2. Variable hours including some evenings.
  3. Extended periods of time sitting.
  4. Local travel to and between district sites.

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. 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

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