Professor of Counseling - Veterans (Full-time, Tenure-track)
Professor of Counseling - Veterans (Full-time, Tenure-track)
Mt. San Antonio College
Salary:Initial placement, $75,350 - $112,452 annually
First Review of Applications: Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled; however, those submitted by 11:59 p.m. (PST) on April 1, 2019 are assured consideration.
Applicants must submit all of the following materials online at http://hrjobs.mtsac.edu to be considered for this position:
1. A Mt. San Antonio College online application;
2. A cover letter addressing how duties & responsibilities, required qualifications, and preferred qualifications are met;
3. A detailed résumé that summarizes educational preparation and professional experience for the position;
4. A minimum of three (3) current letters of recommendation that reflect relevant experience (do not use social media or professional networks as a means to provide letters of recommendation or any of the required documents);
5. College and/or university transcripts showing the awarded/conferred degree are required and must be submitted with the online application by all applicants, including current or former employees of the college, to demonstrate that the required educational qualifications are met. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable at the time of application; however, copies of diplomas are not accepted in lieu of transcripts;
6. Your cover letter and three letters of recommendation should specifically address your experience working with students providing academic, career, and personal counseling in an educational setting; AND
7. Equivalency Determination Supplemental Form: All candidates not holding the stated minimum qualifications who are requesting consideration based on an equivalency, must complete this form to be considered
Health and Welfare:
The College contributes $12,159 toward annual premiums for medical, dental, vision, and life insurance coverage. Lifetime retirement benefits provided for eligible retirees. The District participates in the Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS), State Teachers’ Retirement System (STRS) retirement programs, and MetLife Social Security Alternative Plan. *Subject to change based on Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Provide specialized counseling support services and interventions for military veterans and active military students enrolled at the college or seeking to enroll at the college
2. Provide equity minded and comprehensive counseling services to a culturally diverse student population of student veterans, including academic, career and personal counseling
3. Develop and implement specialized counseling interventions related to the specific needs of student veterans including addressing identity development, mental health and approaches to learning
4. Understand and be able to communicate veterans and military educational benefits to veterans and active military students enrolled at or planning to enroll at the college
5. Refer student veterans to specific community and government resources
6. Collaborate with college staff in determining students' eligibility and requirements to receive benefits
7. Work closely with members of the Financial Aid office, Accessibility Resource Center, Student Health Center and the Counseling department in coordinating services for veteran students
8. Counsel students in education planning, including assisting students in discovering and clarifying their educational and career goals
9. Conduct new student orientations for student veterans.
10. Work collaboratively to develop and deliver specialized workshops and learning strategies for all student veterans, especially for minoritized and female student veterans
11. Assist in planning, developing, documenting and executing specific services, programs and activities pertaining to the Student Success and Support Program Plan (SSSP) as they impact student veterans.
12. Teach counseling courses and facilitate workshops
13. Counsel students on probation and facing dismissal; make referrals to appropriate interventions
14. Attend department, committee, and division meetings; serve on college committees
15. Participate in professional development, co-curricular, and on-campus activities
16. Use and keep abreast of advanced counseling methods, including the use of current and future technologies
17. Participate in curriculum development and student learning outcomes
18. Perform related duties as assigned, including timely compliance with clerical and administrative responsibilities, College policies, division policies and department policies
19. Maintain scheduled office and campus hours
20. Late afternoon and/or evening assignments may be required as part of the regular contract
A. The minimum of one of the following awarded/conferred from a regionally accredited institution:
1. Master’s 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
2. The equivalent (must attach an Equivalency Determination Supplemental Form) (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 per title 5, section 53410.1); OR
3. California Community College credential, “Valid for Life” (no longer issued), authorizing service as an instructor in the appropriate discipline; refer to Ed. Code § 87355 (If meeting qualifications with this credential, a copy of the valid lifetime credential AND transcripts must be submitted with the application.)
B. Commitment to the community college goals/objectives of providing quality programs and services for students with diverse abilities and interests; personal qualities to work effectively and sensitively in a multicultural environment; awareness and commitment to the special needs of non-traditional students.
C. Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written English.
1. Experience in counseling on crisis interventions, stress management, anger management, anxiety, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Military Sexual Trauma (MST) and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
2. Evidence of responsiveness to and understanding of the intersecting identities of student veterans.
3. Experience in developing equity minded specialized counseling interventions related to the needs of all student veterans, including minoritized and female student veterans.
4. Knowledge of various community resources and support groups for veterans.
5. Knowledge of evaluation of credit earned from military training experience according to the American Council on Education recommendations/guidelines.
6. Demonstrated knowledge of federal and state Veterans educational benefits and programs.
7. Familiarity with employment and training assistance available to military personnel, veterans, and their families.
8. Evidence of teaching experience in counseling.
9. Evidence of experience working with students providing academic, career and personal counseling in an educational setting.
10. Knowledge and use of electronic educational planning and degree audit technology for students.
11. Experience in developing and/or providing student interventions designed to increase access, retention, and successful degree/transfer completion.
License(s) and Other Requirements:
The incumbent may periodically be required to get to a variety of locations. If operating a vehicle, employees must have the ability to secure and maintain a valid California driver’s license.
All candidates not holding the stated minimum qualifications who are requesting consideration based on an equivalency, must complete the Equivalency Determination Supplemental Form to be considered.
Conditions of Employment:
This is a full-time, tenure-track, 11-month contract position that begins in the 2019-20 academic year. Placement on the salary schedule is based on formal education, full-time and/or part-time teaching, and related work experience, up to a maximum placement at step 9.
Official offers of employment are made by Mt. San Antonio College Human Resources and are made contingent upon Board approval. It is also required that a final offer of employment will only be made after the candidate has successfully been live-scanned and clearance for employment is authorized by Human Resources. Costs for live-scan services shall be borne by the candidate.
Notice to all prospective employees - The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in Administrative Procedure 3518, titled Child Abuse Reporting, as a condition of employment.
As required by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the Mt. San Antonio Community College Annual Security Report is available here: https://www.mtsac.edu/safety/pdf/asr_2018.pdf
Please note: A confirmation number will be assigned when your application packet indicates the supplemental questions have been answered and a document has been attached to each required link. Assistance with the online application process is available through Human Resources at 1100 N. Grand Avenue, Walnut, CA 91789-1399. Human Resources: (909) 274-4225. E-mail: [email protected].
DO NOT include photographs or any personal information (e.g. D.O.B, place of birth, etc.) on your application or supporting documents.
TRAVEL POLICY: Costs associated with travel in excess of 150 miles one way from residence for the purpose of an interview will be covered by the College. Expectations will be that the candidate finds the most cost effective travel in regards to air, bus, train, car and hotel. Relocation costs will be borne by the successful candidate. Travel reimbursement claims must be submitted no later than 30 days following the interview date and it may take up to 30 days for reimbursement
THE MT. SAN ANTONIO COLLEGE DISTRICT WILL NOT SPONSOR ANY VISA APPLICATIONS.
Foreign Transcripts: Transcripts issued outside the United States require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. This report must be attached with the application and submitted by the filing deadline.
Human Resources at 1100 N. Grand Avenue, Walnut, CA 91789-1399. Human Resources: (909) 274-4225. E-mail: [email protected].
A committee will evaluate applications, taking into account breadth and depth of relevant education, training, experience, skills, knowledge, and abilities. The screening committee reserves the right to limit the number of interviews granted. Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant of an interview. Interviews may include a writing sample, committee presentation, teaching demonstration, and/or performance test. The committee will recommend finalists to the President/CEO and/or Vice President of Instruction for a second interview. The number of vacancies is dependent on student enrollment, College resources, needs, and Board of Trustees’ approval. The starting date will be determined following Board approval and receipt of live scan clearance.
Special Instructions to Applications
To be guaranteed consideration, it is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that all required materials are received before the initial screening date and time indicated on the job posting. Incomplete application packets will not be considered. All application materials will become College property, will not be returned, and will not be copied. Please visit our employment website at https://hrjobs.mtsac.edu to complete and submit your application for this position.
Letters of Recommendation
The required letters of recommendation are not required to be confidential but if your reference prefers to send a confidential letter, please follow these instructions and notify your reference directly. To obtain a confidential letter of recommendation, you must enter the reference’s name and email address in the fields provided under the “Confidential References” section of the application.
NOTICE: In order for your reference to receive an email with a link to attach a confidential reference letter, you must complete your application and reach the status of “Under Review by HR”. It is recommended that you complete your application and reach this status well in advance of the deadline to provide your reference ample time to attach the letter.
It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to assure that all required and any optional documents are attached by no later than 11:59 PM PST of the initial screening date shown on the job posting.
It is the policy of Mt. San Antonio College that harassment is prohibited and that all persons shall receive equal employment and educational opportunities without regard to sex, race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national origin, age (over 40), medical condition (cancer), mental disability, physical disability (including HIV & AIDS), marital status, sexual orientation, or Veteran Status. This nondiscrimination policy covers Family and Medical Care Leave and Pregnancy Disability Leave. Contact the Office of Human Resources if you need any special accommodations to complete the application process at 909.274.4225. Mt. San Antonio College is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Conflict of Interest
Mt. San Antonio College employees and the Board of Trustees members shall not engage in any employment or activity that is inconsistent with, incompatible with, or in conflict with Mt. San Antonio College’s Administrative Procedures (AP 2710 Conflict of Interest, AP 2712 Conflict of Interest Codes).
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