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The ideal candidate will share Cabrillo's commitment to educating its racially and socioeconomically diverse student population. Cabrillo College serves approximately 11,400 students per term, of which 44% are LatinX, 5% multi-ethnic, 2.75% Asian, 1.25% African-American, 1% Filipino, 0.25% American Indian or Alaskan Native, and 0.18% Pacific Islander as of Fall 2019. In 2006, Cabrillo College was designated a Hispanic-Serving Institution, reflecting the great responsibility that the College has to the educational attainment and economic well-being of the surrounding community.
About the Position: The full-time, tenure track Academic Counselor will enjoy a 185-Day work schedule. The position begins on Monday, August 17, 2020, pending continued funding and Governing Board ratification. Classes and academic counseling may be in a traditional "in class" setting, online or hybrid format, scheduled over summer and/or winter months, and at various campus locations; days, evenings, and/or weekends.
Examples of Duties
Position responsibilities include providing Cabrillo students with academic, transfer and career counseling. Assignment requires driving for position-related activities; general counseling responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
• Provide students with workshops, career and educational goal-setting, educational planning, and ongoing follow-up services.
• Provide academic, career/vocational, and personal counseling and student advisement.
• Provide academic counseling to Career Technical Education (CTE) and transfer-bound students.
• Assist students in assessing abilities, aptitudes, interests, work values systems, and personality patterns related to occupations and careers.
• Participate in department meetings and work groups that develop, evaluate and deliver services that support student success. Additional professional assignments include attendance at faculty/college meetings, curriculum and program development, and related duties as required or assigned.
• Teach assigned Counseling and Guidance classes and Career Exploration classes, which may include evening or off-campus assignments.
• Participate in participatory governance committees, processes, and initiatives such as Guided Pathways.
• Maintain timely and accurate records of student enrollment, attendance, and academic progress.
• Provide academic assistance and related services to students during scheduled office hours.
• Cooperate with and participate as may be required in District investigations and/or student grievance matters of alleged unlawful harassment, discrimination, and retaliation.
• Demonstrate sensitivity to and understanding of diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff.
• Complete required District trainings such as Title IX, Mandated Reporter, Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)/Diversity/Elimination of Bias, Workplace Safety, etc.
Required Education from a U.S.Department of Education recognized accredited organization and licensure qualifications:
• 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
• Bachelor's degree in one of the above listed degrees AND a current California license as a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT), OR
The equivalent OR
• A lifetime California Community College Instructor Credential in one of the above required fields
Submit this Supplemental Application For Equivalency Determination form (Download PDF reader) with supporting materials if you do not possess the minimum qualifications as listed above and feel you have the equivalent education and/or experience. Graduate students currently working on the required degree are encouraged to apply with the understanding that the degree must be completed AND confirmed by July 1, 2020.
Required Professional Expertise:
• Currency and depth of knowledge in the applicable field, curriculum development and assessment of student learning outcomes
• Knowledge of and commitment to the community college philosophy, including Guided Pathways
• Knowledge of and commitment to equity-minded and culturally responsive teaching and academic counseling strategies and practices that enhance student success
• Demonstrated responsiveness to and understanding of the racial, socioeconomic, academic, and cultural diversity within the community college student population, including students with different ability statuses (e.g., physical and/or learning)
• Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with others
• Effective oral and written communication skills and effective use of technology
• Required Discipline Specific Requirements/Licensure:
• Must possess and maintain a valid Class C California driver's license and a safe driving record during the course of employment.
Desired Qualifications/Performance Expectations:
• Successful teaching and academic counseling experience ina higher-education institution.
• Successful online teaching experience.
• Experience counseling with and/or demonstrated understanding of the issues faced by veterans, current or former foster youth, basic skills students, first-generation college students, students with disabilities, and other minoritized groups.
• Experience counseling and/or demonstrated understanding of the issues faced by community college students, including international students and students pursuing Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM) majors.
• Career counseling experience which includes interpreting results of career inventories.
• Experience teaching Career Exploration courses and/or workshops.
• Experience developing education plans for CTE and transfer students seeking admission to University of California (UC), California State University (CSU) and private universities.
• Demonstrated interest and willingness to teach online courses.
• Demonstrated knowledge of CTE and transfer degree/certificate program requirements and petition processes.
• Ability to utilize a variety of technology tools, student information systems, and online resources to effectively support students.
• Ability to communicate effectively in English/Spanish.
Internal Number: 90144
About Cabrillo College
Cabrillo College empowers students to be effective communicators, critical thinkers, and responsible world citizens. With a commitment to quality and equity, we connect all learners to pathways that propel them from where they are to where they aspire to be, including: academic, personal, and career growth.