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Salary: $78,397 to $107,347 Entry Level Annual Salary (Academic Salary Schedule 2017-2018); Maximum Salary Potential $136,425. Note: Actual Salary placement is based on candidate's verified education and experience.
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Job Number: F19010
Location: San Jose City College


This faculty position is a GRANT FUNDED, NON TENURED, CATEGORICAL full-time, 100% FTE (11 months, July - May) position as General Counselor, Career Technical Education (CTE Program) in the Division of Counseling and Matriculation located at San Jose City College.

Assignment may include day and evening responsibilities. Some workdays may be assigned outside the eleven-month academic calendar.

This position is represented by the San Jose/Evergreen Federation of Teachers, AFT 6157.


1. Provide academic, vocational, career and personal guidance and counseling for prospective, new and continuing students.

2. Work with students to develop abbreviated and comprehensive educational plans to meet SSSP mandates including providing follow-up services for at-risk students.

3. Support all CTE student populations including those who enrolled in CTE courses and programs by clarifying academic goals and selecting a major and maintaining enrollment priority.

4. Career and educational planning, strengthening partnerships with local high schools and CTE programs, intervention to increase completion, classroom presentations, teaching, and close collaboration with all faculty and other staff/departments are priorities. Participate in program planning, regular meetings with instructional faculty and staff, and program evaluation of activities.

5. Work collaboratively with SJCC CTE program department coordinators, and the Counseling and Matriculation Division as well as develop other relevant liaisons and networks with on and off campus programs and agencies.

6. Monitor and track students' academic progress to ensure attainment of educational goal.

7. Facilitate small and large-group workshops and general information sessions to explain CTE programs.

8. Review and approve CTE program students' graduation petition for certificate and associate degree awards.

9. Provide CTE program students general information about available A.A.-T/.A.S.-T programs, the transfer process, and GE Certification.

10. Interpret with accuracy placement and career assessment results; assessment includes evaluation of placement scores, course placement, transcripts, pre-requisite clearance, and multiple measures.

11. Conduct orientations and workshops related to student success via in-class visitations and career fairs.

12. Provide orientations and workshops at local high schools to promote CTE programs as part of outreach efforts.

13. Use technology tools as it relates to counselor functions.

14. Work with other high school partners to support their students' career pathway to the community college.

15. Assignments may include counseling duties scheduled during some evenings, weekends and at off-site campuses.

16. Use appropriate preparation and organizational skills in area of assignment.

17. Teach courses in assigned discipline by communicating subject matter clearly and effectively.

18. Adapt methodologies for students with special needs and different learning styles.

19. 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.

20. 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.

21. 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.

22. Attend and participate in department, division and college meetings and keep posted office hours.

23. Meet record keeping obligations on time, e.g. grades, census, reports, rosters, textbook orders, and requisitions.

24. Maintain and provide current course syllabi as required by California Education Code and Board policy.

25. Foster a professional work and learning environment.

26. Perform other duties as required by the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

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COLLEGE OF THE SEQUOIAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: The College of the Sequoias Community College District is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity. It is the District's policy to ensure that all qualified applicants for employment and employees have full and equal access to employment opportunity and are not subject to discrimination in any program or activity of the District on the basis of ethnic group identification, race, gender, color, language, accent, citizenship status, ancestry national origin, age, sex, religion, sexual orientation, transgender, parental status, marital status, veteran status, physical or mental disability or medical condition, or on the basis of these perceived characteristics.

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College of the Sequoias is a two-year California community college offering educational and enrichment programs for the residents of its district in Tulare and Kings counties. The college was established in 1925 and moved to its current 62-acre main campus site in Visalia in 1940.

In addition to the campus in Visalia, COS operates a full-service center in Hanford that is also home to the college's police and fire academies.

COS also opened its Tulare College Center in January 2013. It is a full-service college center and the home of COS' agriculture program

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