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