Complete job description and application available online at: https://www.4cdcareers.net/postings/5500
Description of Position This full-time, tenure track academic position is in the Counseling Department, within the Division of Student Services. The major responsibility is to provide comprehensive counseling services to a diverse, multicultural student population. Counseling services include all aspects of academic, transfer, career and personal counseling. This position will serve all students but with particular emphasis on Student Athletes.
First interviews will occur on the week of November 26, 2018. Final interviews will occur during the week of December 3, 2018
Duties and Responsibilities In addition to contractual duties for this position which will include counseling and program coordination, all faculty are expected to participate actively in their disciplines, in their departmental activities and in the general intellectual life and governance of the college. Part of the counseling assignment may be in the evening program. Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to: 1.assisting students with decision-making and the exploration of their educational, career, and personal goals; 2.working with students to develop educational plans; 3.adhering to the schedule that has been developed with the Department Chairpersons, which may include individual student appointments, drop-in assignments, workshops, and weekend and/or evening assignments; 4.collaborating with instructional faculty in support of the goals of the institution; 5.participating in the college governance process, including attendance at all department and division meetings, and serve on college wide committees; 6.promoting the philosophy that integrates counseling and mentoring to support student learning; 7.participating in required training and activities such as conferences, regional meetings, outreach, orientations for students, community activities & social/cultural events, field trips, mentorship, advisory groups, etc.; 8.participating in professional development activities, both departmental and college-wide; 9.creating a positive environment that provides students with the support/motivation likely to enable them to transfer; 10.maintaining current knowledge of counseling techniques and other effective student support intervention strategies; 11.engaging in outreach targeting feeder high schools and community groups; 12.maintaining appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics; 13.performing other related duties as assigned.
It is the District’s policy to ensure that all qualified applicants for employment and employees have full and equal access to employment opportunity, and are not subjected to discrimination in any program or activity of the District on the basis of ethnic group identity, race, color, ancestry, religion, marital status, sex, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, parental status, citizenship or because an individual is perceived to have one or more of these characteristics or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.
Master’s in counseling, rehabilitation counseling, clinical psychology, counseling psychology, guidance counseling, educational counseling, social work, career development, marriage and family therapy or marriage, family and child counseling,
OR the equivalent. If you do not possess the EXACT minimum qualifications (i.e., you do not possess the exact degree listed) and believe that you meet the minimum qualifications via equivalency, please fill out the equivalency petition form in the document section of the online application.
(NOTE: A bachelor’s degree in one of the listed degrees and a license as a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) is an alternative qualification for this discipline.)
1. Possess an equity-minded focus, responsiveness, and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences in learning styles; and successfully foster and support an inclusive educational and employment environment.
2. At least one year of experience, post Master’s degree, working as an athletic counselor in a California community college.
3. Knowledge of athletic compliance requirements with ability to assure adherence to CCCAA, NCAA, NAIA and District rules and regulations as they relate to student athletes.
4. Proven ability to support and lead efforts to assist in retention and success of community college students.
5. Demonstrated understanding of the comprehensive nature of California Community College Counseling, which includes providing high quality academic, career, personal counseling, both one-on-one and through teaching/instruction, including but not limited to developing a educational plans specific to student athletes.
6. Experience teaching and designing curriculum for college-level courses and/or workshops in areas such as college success, career planning/exploration, educational planning, and personal development, including but not limited to curriculum directly supporting student athletes.
7. Knowledge of the California community college transfer process to public and private four year institutions both within and outside of California.
8. Experience providing information about campus-based programs such as DSPS, EOPS, transfer and academic support, articulation, student employment and career services, and work experience.