Position Announcement

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The Foothill-De Anza Community College District invites nominations and applications from exceptional leaders for the position of president of De Anza College in Cupertino, California.

students under archesLocated in the heart of Silicon Valley, De Anza and sister college Foothill make up the Foothill-De Anza district, which serves approximately 50,000 students each year in a dynamic and culturally diverse region.

De Anza College’s outstanding transfer and workforce preparation programs draw students from throughout California, the nation and the world.

Additionally, the college’s vibrant student life and signature commitments to equity and civic engagement contribute to an environment that fosters high student retention and success rates.

De Anza seeks a chief executive with a track record demonstrating the knowledge, skills and abilities to lead the college in developing and executing a shared vision for the future. That vision will build upon De Anza’s history as one of the nation’s most innovative community colleges in promoting and advancing educational excellence, equity, social justice and diversity.

In summary, the next president of De Anza College will strike that difficult balance between internal and external presence, exercising leadership and technical administrative skills with a high degree of emotional intelligence.

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