Complete job description and application available online at: https://www.4cdcareers.net/postings/4856
Description of Position
The position will require that the individual use a variety of counseling techniques and strategies in order to provide, academic, career and personal counseling services to all students. In addition the individual will be delivering services through teaching courses, facilitating workshops and one on one appointments.
Duties and Responsibilities
In addition to contractual duties for this position which will include counseling, teaching and may include 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 and 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
The applicant must possess one of the following qualifications (earned degrees must be from an accredited college/university):
Master’s degree in counseling, rehabilitation counseling, clinical psychology, counseling psychology, guidance counseling, educational counseling, social work, or career development, marriage and family therapy, or marriage, family and child counseling,
A valid California Community College Instructor Credential authorizing full-time counseling;
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 because of equivalent educational or professional background, please complete and upload the equivalency form in the attachment section of the application.
1. Demonstrated commitment to student learning and promoting success of all community college students from diverse cultures, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, disabilities and ESL in an open access learning environment through the counseling process.
2. Demonstrated ability to teach courses or workshops in personal development, college success, and/or career courses and orientations that support student success in an educational environment.
3. Demonstrated sensitivity and ability to motivate, counsel and teach traditionally underrepresented and underprepared students from educationally disadvantaged backgrounds, individually, in groups and in program settings.
4. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and lend leadership to projects designed to support the success of college students in community college.
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.