Counselor – AVC Bridge – 3SP (adjunct)

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Antelope Valley College


Counselor – AVC Bridge – 3SP (adjunct)

Salary:  Salary Schedule FE (currently $1,186.43 - $1,449.08 commensurate with education)

Deadline: Continuous



• Master’s 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 OR the equivalent. (Academic Affairs Division, California Community Colleges 2012)

(Note: A license as a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) is an alternative qualification for this discipline, pursuant

to Title V, Section 53410.1)

Antelope Valley College Equivalency: (Approved: May 19, 2012 Senate Meeting)

• A Master’s degree in any discipline AND a minimum of 24 semester hours graduate credit in Counseling and/or Psychology.

AND a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic background of community college students (Assembly Bill 1725; Education Code 87360).



• Recent experience in community college or secondary counseling and guidance.

• One year experience counseling with a wide variety of diverse students and/or completion of coursework in cultural diversity.

• Familiarity with state-mandated Student Success Act of 2012.

• Knowledge of and experience using research for decision-making.



• Faculty participate in curricular planning, student learning outcome, program learning outcome, development, assessment, and implementation; evaluation of educational programs; and college governance contributory to the attainment of the colleges mission and strategic goals.

• Provide academic, career, and personal counseling for prospective, new and continuing students: interpret multiple measures of standardized tests for class placement recommendations.

• Assist with the development of programs, workshops, materials, and activities to support student success.

• Assignments may include teaching human development courses. 

• Assist with the development and delivery of orientation programs to assist students in the development of an educational plan; provide follow-up counseling to review student progress, especially for the students who are undecided, deficient in skills, and/or subject to probation dismissal.

• Utilize computer technology as a tool in delivering counseling/advisement services.

• Assist students with college registration and advisement, including evening hours as necessary.

• Participate in division activities and college committees as appropriate.

• Participate in state and regional workshops and conferences related to Student Success and Support Program.

• Participate in planning presentations/ trainings for faculty, staff and students related to student success.

• Perform other responsibilities as assigned by the Dean of Enrollment Services and Counseling & Matriculation to fulfill the programmatic needs of the Counseling Division.

• Instructors may be assigned a combination of daytime, evening, Saturday, and off-campus classes, as the College is dedicated to the educational success of a diverse student body with diverse needs.

• Continued professional development through Staff Development or other sources is expected.

• Travel between District locations (Palmdale and Lancaster) may also be expected.


For a complete listing and details of all open positions and how to apply, select the HR & Employment link on the AVC Web site at or contact the Human Resources Office at (661) 722-6311; Voice/Relay, (661) 722-6300 x. 6360, 3041 West Avenue K, Lancaster, CA 93536.




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Posted: 2/6/2018
Application Due: 4/7/2018
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