Part-Time Disability Support Services Counselor

Description of Position
Diablo Valley College art-Time Counselor

Position Title
Part-Time Disability Support Services Counselor

Diablo Valley College

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Minimum Qualification-Education/Experience
The applicant must possess one of the following qualifications for DSS Counseling (earned degrees must be from an accredited college/university):

1. Master's degree in rehabilitation counseling or equivalent foreign degree in rehabilitation counseling; OR
2. Master's degree or equivalent foreign degree in special education and 24 or more semester units in upper division or graduate level course work in counseling, guidance, student personnel, psychology or social work; OR
3. Master's degree in counseling, guidance, student personnel, psychology, career development, or social welfare, and either 12 or more semester units in upper division or graduate level course work specifically in counseling or rehabilitation of individuals with disabilities, or two years of full-time experience, or the equivalent, in one or more of the following: (A) Counseling or guidance for students with disabilities; or (B) Counseling and/or guidance in industry, government, public agencies, military or private social welfare organizations in which responsibilities of the position were predominantly or exclusively for persons with disabilities.
4. The equivalent, (If you believe that you meet the minimum qualifications, please complete the equivalency petition form in the attachment section of the application).

Desirable Qualifications
1. Demonstrated commitment to equity and inclusion as well as sensitivity to and understanding of the socio-economic, academic, cultural, sexual/gender identity, linguistic, and ethnic diversity within the community college population, including students with physical and/or learning disabilities.
2. Demonstrated commitment to professional growth and development, innovation and improvement of counseling and teaching, and to assuming faculty responsibilities beyond the counseling department in a shared governance environment.
3. Demonstrated experience providing academic counseling to college students with disabilities.
4. Demonstrated experience using counseling and student planning tools such as WebAdvisor, Colleague, SARS, and websites such as
5. Demonstrated experience assisting students in developing a plan to achieve an educational and/or career goal (e.g., career/technical education, transfer, associate degree, etc.).
6. Demonstrated experience teaching career planning, college orientation, college success, or other courses and workshops.
7. Demonstrated knowledge of effective assistive technologies for college students with disabilities.
8. Demonstrated knowledge regarding current state matriculation requirements in the aftermath of Senate Bill 1456.
9. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with staff, faculty, and management.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill campus, is seeking a part-time counselor with expertise in Disability Support Services to begin in Fall 2017. The successful applicant will be well qualified to provide academic, career and personal counseling to students with disabilities utilizing a variety of counseling strategies/methods.

Job Close Date:

Open Until Filled

The Contra Costa Community College District does not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, age, sex, or sexual orientation. This prohibition against unlawful discrimination extends to any person who is perceived to have any of the above characteristics or who is associated with someone who has, or who is perceived to have, any of those characteristics.