Description of Position
Diablo Valley College is seeking a full-time tenure track International/Generalist Counselor to begin August 2019. The successful applicant will be well qualified to provide academic, career, and personal counseling utilizing a variety of counseling strategies/methods and to teach counseling courses.
Diablo Valley College
The applicant must possess one of the following qualifications (earned degrees must be from an accredited college/university):
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 (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.); OR
2. A valid California community college instructor credential authorizing full-time counseling; OR
4. The equivalent. (If you believe you meet the minimum qualifications via equivalency, please fill out the equivalency petition form contained in the online application.)
NOTE: If your degree does not EXACTLY match those listed in #1 above, you must complete the enclosed equivalency application. Failure to do so will disqualify your application.
1. Background and experience in providing academic, career and personal counseling to community college students;
2. Demonstrated ability to provide varied counseling strategies appropriate to the diverse backgrounds, cultures, and learning styles of community college students;
3. 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;
4. Experience teaching career planning, college orientation, college success, career/life planning or other courses and workshops;
5. Demonstrated proficiency in computer and Internet use to provide online counseling information and services;
6. Demonstrated commitment, flexibility, and ability to work positively as a member of a team to provide student services;
7. Demonstrated experience and ability to work effectively and sensitively with students from various world cultures who speak different languages and have varied traditions and belief systems. This may include multicultural background or multi-lingual ability;
8. Knowledge of and experience working with the complex legal, personal, and academic issues that affect international students in a college setting;
9. Commitment to work collaboratively with the International Student Admissions & Services office in providing services.
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.