Foothill-De Anza Community College District is seeking a Vice Chancellor for Human Resources and Equal Opportunity (Vice Chancellor). Reporting to the Chancellor, the Vice Chancellor will provide transformative and strategic leadership to the department of human resources and develop human resources plans and strategies in support of Foothill-De Anza’s ambitious aspirations. The Vice Chancellor oversees a consultative and strategic unit that includes employee and labor relations, performance management, compensation, training, retention, talent development, benefits, and strategic partnerships. The Vice Chancellor will promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace. This position is responsible for policy development, contract negotiations, interpretation and application decisions; represents the District in grievances and arbitrations, responds to employee-related litigation, evaluates discrimination and sexual harassment complaints, and advises senior and executive administration and the Board on policy, legal requirements, and the impact of legislation, on employees, and develops and presents policies in response to legislation and District needs.
The search committee invites applications from candidates with a strong attraction to an increasingly diverse and innovative college environment, as well as a genuine interest in collaborating with faculty, staff, and students, and a commitment to be visible and accountable to all constituents. Experience with leveraging data and producing metric driven-results; the ability to manage change with high levels of self-confidence to endorse new ideas; and the ability to be an inclusive leader and mentor that builds trusting, effective, cohesive teams and champions a diverse, modern workforce are priority competencies for the next Vice Chancellor.