Counselor (Part-time) Pool 2017 - 2018
Counselor (Part-time) Pool 2017 - 2018
To view the full job posting and apply for this position, go to: https://jobs.miracosta.edu
Discipline or Department: Counseling
Position Type: Associate (part-time) Faculty
Hourly Rate or Monthly Salary: Please select Salary Schedules to the left on the navigation bar.
Working Hours: Counselors may be assigned to any campus. Assignments may include days, evenings, or weekends. The person selected for this position will be subject to assignment to any district facility during any hours of operation.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
We strongly advise you to read the FAQ and the information on "How to Apply" before starting the application process.
In order to be considered for this position, you must submit the following:
1. A completed application for academic employment
2. A cover letter discussing methods, theories, or technologies especially relevant to your teaching style and describing any qualifications not evident in your resume or curriculum vita.
3. A resume/CV summarizing your educational background and experience.
4. Transcripts of college coursework which provide evidence of meeting the minimum qualifications as stated above; legible unofficial transcripts are acceptable. The transcripts you are attaching to provide evidence that you meet the minimum qualifications must state the degree title, major, and date awarded. If your degree major EXACTLY matches the degree majors listed, you do not need to request equivalency. For example, the transcripts you are attaching state: "Degree: Master of Arts; Confer Date: 12/12/12; Major: Counseling". Minimum qualifications listed: Master's in Counseling. If your degree major DOES NOT EXACTLY match the degree majors listed, you must request equivalency. For example, the transcripts you are attaching state: "Degree: Master of Arts: Confer Date: 5/9/12; Major: Counseling and Personnel Services". This exact degree title is not listed, so does not directly meet minimum qualifications.
Transcripts from a college or university outside of the United States must be accompanied by a detailed evaluation from a formal evaluation agency.
Applicants wishing to claim equivalence to the minimum qualifications must also follow the instructions and guidelines at www.miracosta.edu/administrative/hr/downloads/Equivalency_008.pdf and submit appropriate equivalency documents. Applicants will not be contacted unless selected for interview. Offer of employment to the persons selected for these positions is contingent upon: 1) submission of a current TB test clearance, 2) proof of eligibility to work in the United States, 3) fingerprint clearance, and 4) submission of official transcripts indicating appropriate degree(s) awarded or submission of a valid appropriate California Community College teaching credential.
If you are a person with a disability and require accommodation with the application and/or interview process, please contact the Human Resources office at 760.795.6854.
Basic Function and Other Details:
The college is accepting applications to build a pool of counselors for part-time assignments at all locations. The department chairperson or designee will review applications as vacancies become available.
1. academic advising and counseling;
2. vocational/career counseling;
3. personal and social counseling;
4. leading student-interest workshops and seminars;
5. teaching credit classes in college success and career/life planning;
6. online advising;
Adherence to District policies and procedures is expected.
Type of Benefits:
1. The transcripts you are attaching to provide evidence that you meet the minimum qualifications below must state the degree title, major, and date awarded.
2. If your degree major EXACTLY matches the degree majors listed below, you do not need to request equivalency. For example, the transcripts you are attaching state: "Degree: Master of Arts; Confer Date: 12/12/12; Major: Counseling". Minimum qualifications listed below: Master's in Counseling.
3. If your degree major DOES NOT EXACTLY match the degree majors listed below, you must REQUEST EQUIVALENCY. For example, the transcripts you are attaching state: "Degree: Master of Arts: Confer Date: 5/9/12; Major: Counseling and Personnel Services". This exact degree title is not listed below, so does not directly meet minimum qualifications.
Master's degree 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 Master's degree in Education, Concentration: Counseling; Education: Educational and Clinical Counseling; Education: Educational Counseling; Education, Counseling Option; Education: School Counseling (and College Counseling Track); (approved comparable degree titles at MiraCosta College);
OR a valid California Community College Counselor credential;
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.)
AND have sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.
*Applicants wishing to claim equivalence to the minimum qualifications must also follow the instructions and guidelines at www.miracosta.edu/administrative/hr/downloads/Equivalency_008.pdf.
Degrees and applicable college coursework must be from an accredited institution (a postsecondary institution accredited by an accreditation agency recognized by either the U.S. Dept of Education or the Council on Postsecondary Accreditation).
If your degree/coursework is from a college or university anywhere outside of the United States, you must submit a detailed evaluation from a professional evaluation agency. A partial list of agencies can be found at http://www.ctc.ca.gov/credentials/leaflets/cl635.pdf. Transcripts or translations in English still require the evaluation to show the U.S. equivalence of your degree.
****Minimum of one year of successful counseling experience at the community college level.**** Ability to engage and inspire students representing a wide variety of ages, demographic groups, and educational abilities. Demonstrated success in counseling students from historically underrepresented groups, under prepared or nontraditional students, speakers of other languages, and students with learning disabilities. Strong academic preparation in area of counseling. Ability to communicate effectively both in oral and written discourse. Commitment to the community college objective of providing counseling services for students of diverse abilities, interests, and cultural backgrounds. Demonstrated ability to facilitate workshops and seminars. Sensitivity to issues (career, personal, social) faced by first-generation, underrepresented, and non-traditional college students. Knowledge of and interest in implementing technology-enhanced services. Coursework and/or experience in career development.
Licenses and Other Requirements: Marriage and Family Therapist license valid in California (if using this to meet the minimum qualifications as stated above).
Closing Date: 6-30-2018
First Screening Date:
Human Resources Contact Information:
firstname.lastname@example.org or 760.795.6854
About MiraCosta College
The MiraCosta Community College District is one of California's 112 public community colleges. The district includes the communities of Oceanside, Carlsbad, Encinitas, Cardiff, Olivenhain, Leucadia, Solana Beach, Rancho Santa Fe, Del Mar, and parts of Carmel Valley.
MiraCosta offers associate degrees, university-transfer courses, career-and-technical education, certificate programs, basic-skills education, and lifelong-learning opportunities that strengthen the economic, cultural, social, and educational well-being of the communities it serves.
The district consists of three campus sites and a robust online education program. The Oceanside Campus, serving about 12,000 credit students, has been located since 1964 on a panoramic 121-acre hilltop site with views of the ocean and mountains. The San Elijo Campus is located in Cardiff, 17 miles south of Oceanside, on 48 acres below the bluffs overlooking the San Elijo Lagoon Reserve. The San Elijo Campus opened in September 1988, and now attracts about 3,000 credit students. The Community Learning Center in downtown Oceanside hosts about 4,000 students in the college's noncredit classes including English as a Second Language, the Adult High School Diploma Program, and other tuition-free, noncredit classes as well as some college credit classes.