COUNSELOR (Metas Program)

Location
San Jose
Posted
Mar 22, 2018
Institution Type
Community College


COUNSELOR (Metas Program)



San Jose/Evergreen Community College District


Position #: a1800081

Required Documents:


Opportunity Type:
ACADEMIC TRANSFER OPPORTUNITY

Department:
Counseling and Matriculation

Posting Date:
02/13/2018

First Review Date:


Work Location:
San Jose City College

Position Status:
Full-time

Salary Range:
Placement will be at current salary class and step.

Benefits Available:
Current benefits will continue.

Position Summary:


Position Purpose:


Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Develop comprehensive learning systems designed to engage students in their education and empower students to become active and responsible learners. 2. Assist with development, planning, and implementation of support services such as Summer Bridge, Peer-Led Team Learning, Supplemental Instruction, Parent College, and Cultivamos Excelencia. 3. Develop parent engagement orientations and activities to increase college awareness among parents of local high school students transitioning to college. 4. Collaborate with instructional faculty across disciplines in designing curriculum and support activities to increase retention and success among students in STEM and Basic Skills. 5. Provide orientations and training to faculty and peer leaders to enhance support services for Summer Bridge, Peer-Led Team Learning, Supplemental Instruction, Parent College, Cultivamos Excelencia and other services under the Metas Program. 6. Provide substantial, accessible, and integrated counseling to academic courses and programs in Basic Skills and STEM such as Summer Bridge, Peer-Led Team Learning, Supplemental Instruction, Parent College, and Cultivamos Excelencia. 7. Act as liaison counselor to one or more academic disciplines, underprepared, academically at risk students, and the Metas Program. 8. Participate in the implementation of the District-wide student success initiative including admissions, assessment, and orientations, counseling and follow up components. 9. Utilize the district's computerized course prerequisite system and create electronic student educational plans. 10. Use appropriate preparation and organizational skills in area of assignment. 11. Teach courses in assigned discipline by communicating subject matter clearly and effectively. 12. Adapt methodologies for students with special needs and different learning styles. 13. Demonstrate commitment to professional development, including but not limited to activities such as: participation in professional conferences, workshops, seminars, membership in professional organizations, research projects, publishing academic work, participation in statewide committees or organizations, etc. 14. Demonstrate sensitivity in working with students and staff of diverse racial, ethnic, academic and socio economic backgrounds, sexual orientation, and disabilities by showing respect for differences and the dignity of others. 15. Participate in faculty responsibilities such as: course and curriculum development and review, student learning outcomes and assessment, program review, committees, research and special projects as needed in the discipline/department or district. 16. Attend and participate in department, division and college meetings and keep posted office hours. 17. Meet record keeping obligations on time, e.g. grades, census, reports, rosters, textbook orders, and requisitions. 18. Maintain and provide current course syllabi as required by California Education Code and Board policy. 19. Foster a professional work and learning environment. 20. Perform other duties as required by the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Duties and Responsibilities/Specific to Position: 1. Develop comprehensive learning systems designed to engage students in their education and empower students to become active and responsible learners. 2. Assist with development, planning, and implementation of support services such as Summer Bridge, Peer-Led Team Learning, Supplemental Instruction, Parent College, and Cultivamos Excelencia. 3. Develop parent engagement orientations and activities to increase college awareness among parents of local high school students transitioning to college. 4. Collaborate with instructional faculty across disciplines in designing curriculum and support activities to increase retention and success among students in STEM and Basic Skills. 5. Provide orientations and training to faculty and peer leaders to enhance support services for Summer Bridge, Peer-Led Team Learning, Supplemental Instruction, Parent College, Cultivamos Excelencia and other services under the Metas Program. 6. Provide substantial, accessible, and integrated counseling to academic courses and programs in Basic Skills and STEM such as Summer Bridge, Peer-Led Team Learning, Supplemental Instruction, Parent College, and Cultivamos Excelencia. 7. Act as liaison counselor to one or more academic disciplines, underprepared, academically at risk students, and the Metas Program. 8. Participate in the implementation of the District-wide student success initiative including admissions, assessment, and orientations, counseling and follow up components. 9. Utilize the district's computerized course prerequisite system and create electronic student educational plans. 10. Use appropriate preparation and organizational skills in area of assignment. 11. Teach courses in assigned discipline by communicating subject matter clearly and effectively. 12. Adapt methodologies for students with special needs and different learning styles. 13. Demonstrate commitment to professional development, including but not limited to activities such as: participation in professional conferences, workshops, seminars, membership in professional organizations, research projects, publishing academic work, participation in statewide committees or organizations, etc. 14. Demonstrate sensitivity in working with students and staff of diverse racial, ethnic, academic and socio economic backgrounds, sexual orientation, and disabilities by showing respect for differences and the dignity of others. 15. Participate in faculty responsibilities such as: course and curriculum development and review, student learning outcomes and assessment, program review, committees, research and special projects as needed in the discipline/department or district. 16. Attend and participate in department, division and college meetings and keep posted office hours. 17. Meet record keeping obligations on time, e.g. grades, census, reports, rosters, textbook orders, and requisitions. 18. Maintain and provide current course syllabi as required by California Education Code and Board policy. 19. Foster a professional work and learning environment. 20. Perform other duties as required by the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Special Licenses, Certificates, etc.:


Minimum Qualifications:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

1. 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

*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, pursuant to title 5, section 53410.1.)

2. Demonstrated sensitivity, knowledge, and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, gender, gender identity, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of the students we serve and sensitivity to and knowledge and understanding of groups historically underrepresented, and groups who may have experienced discrimination.

3. Success integrating diversity as appropriate into the major duties outlined in the job description and in the duties listed in the District's hiring policy; or demonstrated equivalent transferable skills to do so.

Desired Qualifications:
1. Bilingual Spanish/English fluency, both written and oral, and the ability to provide program information in both Spanish and English, is preferred.

2. Knowledge of and sensitivity to the Latino community with experience providing service to recently-immigrated Latino students.

3. Experience working with federally-funded projects.

Physical Demands:


About San Jose/Evergreen Community College District:
The District is represented by dedicated and talented employees who are passionate about providing our student population with the best educational experience possible. The District recognizes that cultural diversity in the academic environment promotes academic excellence; fosters cultural, racial and human understanding; provides positive roles models for all students, and creates an inclusive and supportive educational and work environment for its employees, students, and the community it serves.

As of fall 2016, with enrollment of approximately 16,000 per semester, and an extremely diverse student population (Hispanic/Latino 41%, Black/African-American 4%, Asian/Pacific Islander 32%, American Indian/Native American 1%, White/Caucasian 11%) attaining educational goals reflecting 45% - AA Degree and Transfer to a 4-Year College/ University, the District's emphasis on student success makes it a recognized educational leader in the State.

The District encourages a diverse pool of applicants to serve as colleagues to an existing diverse faculty consisting of 18% Hispanic/Latino, 23% Asian/Pacific Islander, 7% Black/African American, 1% American Indian/Native American, 47% White/Caucasian, and as well as encouraging applications from all qualified, outstanding applicants.

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement:
San Jose/Evergreen Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of ethnic group identification, race, color, language, accent, immigration status, ancestry, national origin, age, gender, gender identity, religion, sexual orientation, transgender, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, and physical or mental disability consistent with applicable federal and state laws.

CONTACT:
Human Resources/Employment Services, 40 S. Market Street, San Jose, CA 95113, (408) 270-6414.

Application Procedures, Notes and Contact Info:

Interested applicants MUST SUBMIT ONLINE ALL of the following materials by the closing date to be considered for the position (Posting at: https://sjeccd.hiretouch.com. Click "APPLY"):

1. A completed online San Jose/Evergreen Community College District POSITION APPLICATION
2. COVER LETTER (Must state how you meet ALL the minimum qualifications in EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE as described in the job announcement Minimum Qualifications section. Also, state how you meet other qualifications)
3. RESUME, and
4. TRANSCRIPT(S) - NOT DIPLOMAS - (unofficial or official copies) for stated degrees (having confer/award dates) or courses. Official transcripts will be required prior to employment start date should the position be offered. If foreign degrees, must submit Equivalency Certification (See #6 of the Instruction Section below).

ABOUT TRANSCRIPTS:
If you do not have an electronic version of the transcript, you can get it scanned at Office Max, Office Depot, Staples, etc.; then attach the electronic version of your transcript to this online application at the later part of the application process.

For assistance, contact:
Office of Human Resources, Employment Services
40 S. Market Street, San Jose, CA 95113
Phone: (408) 270-6414 Fax: (408) 239-8818
Email: Hremploymentservices@sjeccd.edu
Web site @ https://jobs.sjeccd.edu. or www.sjeccd.edu.

To learn more about us and all our open positions, visit: http://www.sjeccd.edu/district-services/human-resources/employment-opportunities

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