(Part-time) Educational College Counselor

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Description of Basic Functions and Responsibilities


The Shasta-Tehama-Trinity Joint Community College District (Shasta College) sits at the northern end of the Sacramento Valley, surrounded by mountains to the north, east, and west. The area provides a wide array of outdoor amenities and activities with miles of hiking and biking trails, national parks, two lakes, and the Sacramento River.

Shasta College is committed to providing its diverse student population with equitable education outcomes, contributing to the social, cultural, intellectual, and economic development of our communities. The college has been recognized as a leader in developing and implementing innovative education programs to increase student success, including accelerated pathways for high school students to achieve a bachelor's degree and for returning students to complete their Associate and Bachelor's degrees. Shasta College enrolls more than 11,000 students annually and provides educational services to students with a wide range of skills and abilities.

Our ideal candidate is motivated to join a campus community prioritizing the success of our racially and socio-economically diverse staff and student population. Providing equitable outcomes so all members of our community may enjoy safe, healthy, and vibrant educational and employment environments is critical to our success.

General Responsibilities

Under administrative leadership, it is the responsibility of the Educational College Counselor to provide support and educational guidance to our general student population.

Specific Responsibilities

Responsibilities designated below are primary to the educational college counselor role. Some of the listed professional responsibilities are examples of activities, which are part of the unique role of each educational college counselor and are reflective of their individual expertise and interests.

Typical Duties, Knowledge and Ability

In addition to the above, the individual will
  • Provide Counseling services to students including: Academic Counseling, Career Counseling, Ed Plan Development, and coordination with other counseling services.
  • Provide academic advising and counseling services to our International student population and other populations identified in our Student Equity plan.
  • Assist students in clarifying academic/career goals and developing educational plans.
  • Assist in developing programs and services that will attract and retain a diversified student population.
  • Provide general orientation and group advising to students on campus and at outreach sites via courses, workshops, interactive teleconferencing, and/or e-mail.
  • Serve on committees, participate in faculty governance, and student activities.

Master's degree in counseling, clinical psychology, counseling psychology, guidance counseling, edu­cation counseling, rehabilitation counseling, social work, career development, OR the equivalent, OR possession of a California Community College counselor credential. Additional Information

To be considered a candidate for this position, the applicant must submit the following materials:

Online Application with Additional Required Materials to be attached to application:
  • Cover letter addressing criteria listed in the position announcement
  • Current resume
  • College transcripts (unofficial will be accepted at the time of application)
  • The Shasta-Tehama-Trinity Joint Community College District ("Shasta College") does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religious preference, age, disability (physical and mental), pregnancy (including pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth), gender identity, sexual orientation, genetics, military or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law in admission and access to, or treatment in employment, educational programs or activities at any of its campuses. Shasta College also prohibits harassment on any of these bases, including sexual harassment, as well as sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.




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    Job No:
    Posted: 12/25/2018
    Application Due: 2/5/2019
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