Counselor - Temporary, One Semester (Sabbatical replacement)

Coast Community College District

Deadline May 08, 2012
Date Posted April 16, 2012
Type Administrative
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time

 

Coast Community College District

 

Counselor - Temporary, One Semester (Sabbatical replacement)  

 

Open Date

04-11-2012    

 

Job Close Date

05-08-2012

 

Campus

Golden West College  

 

Department

GWC\SS\Counseling  

 

Shift

Regular  

 

Job Category

Faculty  

 

Work Calendar

1 Semester Temp           

 

Performance Responsibilities

Under the supervision of the Dean of Counseling, provide appropriate counseling and guidance services to the basic skills and general student population. 

 

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: 

 

1. Provide academic, career, and personal counseling related to a student's educational goals. 

2. Assist students in making decisions relative to career choice and educational planning, including appropriate testing and vocational counseling. 

3. Provide general orientation, program advisement, and follow-up counseling for new and continuing students. 

4. Provide special counseling and guidance services as may be appropriate to special student audiences, including veterans, the disadvantaged, and members of underrepresented groups, academically marginal students, disabled persons, re-entry students, and other special populations. 

5. Participate, as appropriate, in college outreach programs to local high schools and the community. 

6. Develop effective working relationships with faculty members in instructional areas, and perform division liaison activities as required. 

7. Assist with the development of counseling related publications, and in the presentation of workshops for special student audiences. 

8. Conduct group counseling/advising as required. 

9. Assist students seeking referral to appropriate community agencies or services in response to educational, career, and/or personal concerns. 

10. Assist, where appropriate, in the articulation of courses and programs with four-year colleges and universities. 

11. Participate in professional growth activities. 

12. Assist in the development and implementation of special programs focusing on access and retention including special services for basic skills students. 

13. Serve on division and college-wide committees and/or task forces. 

14. Provide matriculation services as directed and required. 

15. Develop Student Educational Plans (SEP) for new and continuing students. 

16. Teach counseling and guidance classes and provide workshops to staff and students as appropriate. 

17. Administer and interpret a variety of assessment instruments (including, but not limited to, career assessments) to both groups and individuals. 

18. Assume other counseling and guidance responsibilities as assigned.

 

Minimum Qualifications: 

Must meet one of the following qualifications under (a) through (d): 

a. Possess the California Community College Teaching Credential for this subject area. 

b. Possess a Master's degree from an accredited institution in counseling, rehabilitation counseling, clinical psychology, counseling psychology, guidance counseling, educational counseling, social work, or career development. 

c. Note: A license as a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) is and alternative qualification for this discipline, pursuant to Title 5 Section 53410.1. 

d. Or, possess a combination of education and experience that is at least the equivalent to the above. Candidates making an application on the basis of equivalency must submit an Application for Equivalency in addition to all other required materials. 

2. Sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

 

Conditions of Employment

Temporary (non-tenure track), one semester, 97.5 duty days position, Fall of 2012. This is a Sabbatical replacement with the potential of a second semester for the Fall 2013 term. 

 

Required Supplemental Questions

In addition to answering the following questions, you will be required to attach and/or copy and paste a cover letter and resume to your application. Please have required documents ready before applying. (Required) 

 

Supplemental Questions: 

(Character limit per supplemental question is 1,200.) 

 

1. Outline examples of your commitment to quality teaching, motivation of students, student success, and academic excellence. 

 

2. Outline your breadth of knowledge of academic, occupational and/or student services area and ability to design curriculum and learning activities to address a wide range of learning levels and learning styles. 

 

3. Assess and cite examples of your experience working with diverse populations of students and staff. 

 

4. Explain your understanding and cite examples of your working knowledge of current and emerging instructional delivery technologies and ability to integrate those technologies into the learning process. 

 

5. Explain your current and past involvement in professional development activities and campus/community service involvement. 

 

6. Please explain your understanding and cite examples of your working knowledge of current and emerging instructional delivery technologies and ability to intergrate those technologies into the learning process. 

 

7. Please explain your current and past involvement in professional development activities and campus/community service involvement. 

 

For additional help, please call Applicant Processing at (714) 438-4715, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. 

 

Salary Range

Appropriate placement on the District counselor salary schedule, pro-rated for a one semester assignment. For a full-time, two semester position, a maximum starting range of $51,299.00 - $87,460.00 annually is offered, based on the 2011-2012 salary schedule of $51,299 to $122,307. In addition, and annual stipend of $2,781 is offered for possession of an earned doctorate from an accredited institution. 

 

Pay Philosophy

Starting salaries for academic positions are based on a combination of education and experience. Initial placement is within the starting salary range. Further advancements are based on longevity and professional development. An additional annual stipend is offered for possession of an earned doctorate from an accredited institution.

 

Physical Demands

The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 

- The work environment characteristics are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. 

- Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

- A detailed list of physical demands and work environment is on file and will be provided upon request.

 

Work Schedule

Days, Evenings, and/or Weekends

 

Benefits:

The District provides a comprehensive benefit program effective the first calendar day of the month following the first day of regular employment. Dental and vision care plans for employees and dependents, and life insurance and income protection plans for employees are fully paid by the District. A variety of medical plans covering employees and their dependents are available, with the District paying the major portion of the cost. 

 

Receives Benefits:

Yes

 

Application Requirements:

To be considered for employment you must submit a complete application packet. A complete application packet includes: 

- Certificated Application. 

- Cover Letter highlighting your qualifications for the desired position. 

- Current Resume. 

- Answers to Supplemental Questions. 

- Application for Equivalency (if applicable). 

 

Be sure to complete all questions and sections of the application. For questions which may not apply, indicate "n/a" (not applicable). If you do not know an answer, please indicate so, but do not leave any space blank. 

 

All applications will be screened under a process of utmost confidentiality by a committee of representatives from the college community. Please note: Possession of the minimum qualifications does not ensure an interview. 

 

Any documents that you are unable to attach can be faxed to (714) 782-6065. Faxes must clearly indicate the job you are applying to and your name. 

 

For additional help, please call Applicant Processing at (714) 438-4715, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. 

 

Vacancy ID

13-G-13 

 

To apply directly, please visit: http://apptrkr.com/244439

 

Coast Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer

How To Apply

You can apply for this position online at http://apptrkr.com/244439