The General Counseling Department of Los Angeles Mission College (LAMC) is inviting applications for a D Basis, 12 months, Tenure Track Athletic and At-Risk Counselor position to begin July 1, 2019. This assignment will be for 35 hours per week and may require some evening and weekend hours. Interested individuals who meet the minimum qualifications and possess the required experience are invited to apply. About the College and Department:
Los Angeles Mission College (LAMC) is one of the nine colleges in the Los Angeles Community College District and is located in the San Fernando Valley. With an enrollment of approximately 10,000, LAMC offers a wide range of academic and career technical education programs, and transfers students to leading public and private colleges and universities.
The LAMC Counseling Department consists of experienced and professionally trained faculty who work with students concerning educational goals, career planning, transfer to four-year institutions, and other academic and personal issues affecting student success. The department includes counselors who work as general counselors and those who work in programs providing specialized services to targeted groups of students. All counseling faculty are expected to participate in weekly department meetings and professional development activities, as well as participate in college-wide activities and shared governance committees.
Master’s in counseling, rehabilitation counseling, clinical psychology, counseling psychology, educational counseling, guidance counseling, social work, career development, marriage and family therapy, or marriage, family and child counseling OR the equivalent.
NOTE: A bachelor’s degree in one of the above listed degrees and a license as a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) is an alternative qualification for this discipline.
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
Monitors the academic progress of assigned student-athletes from matriculation to graduation.
Assists in the coordination of academic support services with existing college programs.
Provides specific eligibility counseling and academic support to student-athletes to ensure student is making progress toward educational objectives.
Meets with recruits to provide an overview of available academic, career services, and personal development opportunities.
Assists in the planning and development of the student-athlete's academic schedule to ensure compliance with District and CCCAA requirements.
Serves as liaison with college employees to enhance the academic success of student-athletes.
Stays abreast of and assures adherence to CCCAA, NCAA, and District rules and regulations in regards to eligibility, transfer and degree progress.
May be required to travel and work outside normal business hours (evenings, weekends, and some holidays).
Conduct seminars on initial eligibility for new student-athletes.
Assists with registration and scheduling classes for student-athletes.
Assist student-athletes in completing their comprehensive student educational plans in accordance to CCCAA bylaws.
Knowledge of the eligibility rules for Division I, II, III and NAIA universities and colleges.
Knowledgeable about progress towards degree; full-time vs. part-time status; red shirt, grey shirt, and medical red shirt status. Must be aware of transfer rules regarding 2-4 and 4-2-4 transfers.
Communicate with coaches and staff on a weekly/monthly basis.
Liaison between the university coach and student-athlete.
Assists students in choosing and planning educational goals, including development of student education plans.
Provide counseling to students experiencing academic difficulties and making appropriate referrals to on and off campus resources, as appropriate.
Provide career exploration opportunities and promote career decisions making skills.
Counsel students, both in groups and individually, who are on probation and assist them to create a plan for success.
Provide academic success workshops and one-on-one counseling to students who are subject to dismissal, on academic and/or progress probation.
Develop and implement strategies to provide in-reach to the at-risk population.
Participate on the Academic Standards Team.
Conduct orientations to familiarize students with college programs and services.
Evaluate transcripts in collaboration with the Admissions Office Assistant in the development of programs and implement ervices to support the mandates of 3SP (Student Success and Support Program), which promote student success and completion.
Collaborate with instructional faculty across disciplines in joint projects designed to increase retention and student success.
Take an active role in Counseling program review and evaluation of services and programs.
Participate in counseling related events and activities.
How to Apply: Applicants who wish to apply will be required to file an application using web-based software to create an applicant profile account, allowing documents to be saved and uploaded as attachments. A complete application file must be submitted by the application deadline (even if you have previously applied or worked for the LACCD.)
For consideration in the selection process, all interested candidates must submit the following:
A current resume or curriculum vitae detailing educational background and professional experience;
A cover letter of interest – your interest letter must specifically address the qualifications outlined for the position describe in this announcement;
Contact information for three references (name, title, address, email address and telephone numbers) of individuals who can assess the candidate’s qualifications for the position;
Copies of transcripts for all undergraduate and graduate coursework with degrees posted (official transcripts are required for all candidates invited to the final interview). Documentation from an approved foreign transcript evaluator is required for degrees received from other countries. For a list of approved foreign transcript evaluation agencies, please go to http://www.ctc.ca.gov/credentials/leaflets/cl635.pdf.
Employment is contingent upon verification of qualifications. Los Angeles Mission College reserves the right to modify and/or withdraw this position at any time. Notification regarding the advancement in the selection process will be provided to each applicant.
Individuals protected by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may request an accommodation in the selection/interview process with at least three business days prior notice. Documentation of the need for accommodation may be requested.
For consideration, please submit your application and required documents by April 26, 2019. Applicants will be required to file the application using web-based software to create an applicant profile account, allowing documents to be saved and uploaded as attachments.
All materials submitted will become property of Los Angeles Mission College. After review of application materials by the selection committee, candidates will be contacted if selected for interview.
A medical evaluation indicating fitness to work in the district is required for new employees at the expense of the candidate.
For questions or additional information, please contact LAMC Athletic Director, Steve Ruys at 818.364.7621.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Additional Salary Information: Under the 2018-2020 AFT Agreement, the salaries for entry-level positions, which include long-term substitutes, range from $74,820 to $113,100 annually. For those with a doctorate degree, there is an additional differential of $3,610 per academic year. The Los Angeles Community College District provides fringe benefits including a choice of dental and medical plans, voluntary life insurance, income protection insurance and vision care.
About Los Angeles Mission College
Surrounded by mountain vistas, Los Angeles Mission College (LAMC) is located in the beautiful northeast San Fernando Valley. L.A. Mission College is known as an institution of higher learning that is flexible, adaptive and responsive to the constantly changing needs of our students and surrounding communities. With a student body of 10,200 and the strong support of the community, LAMC is the leading source of post-secondary education and workforce training. The catalog cover depicts our community and the freeway system that connects the college to our community, and also exemplifies how LAMC is working together to build and strengthen these communities. We are proud to serve students across our region and beyond.I encourage you to take time to review this catalog as it contains information on curriculum offerings and course descriptions, and serves as a reference during your journey at L.A. Mission College. LAMC offers an array of programs of study that lead to transfer to a four-year higher education institution, associate degree, career and technical certificates, as well as awide variety of continuing education courses. Classes are taught by highly qualifi ed faculty committed to providing opportunities that will help you succeed and grow academically.