11-MONTH, TENURE TRACK POSITION
This position may include a combination of day, evening, weekend, and extension site assignments. Successful candidate may be assigned to any of the campus sites (Chula Vista, National City, Otay Mesa, and/or San Ysidro).
RESPONSIBILITIES: Under the direction of the Dean of School of Counseling and Personal Development, the Counselor will be responsible for providing academic, career and personal counseling to a diverse student population. The Counselor will provide services including: interpretation of assessment results; development of individual educational plans; orientation presentations to large groups of new students; small group advisement prior to registration; and follow-up on student progress.
In addition to counseling duties, the Counselor will: provide program coordination for the Umoja Learning Community; assist in the development of programs and services to promote student retention; participate in developing curriculum for personal development programs; instruct personal development classes; participate in joint projects with instruction; serve as liaison to instructional schools; and participate in partnership activities with feeder school districts, other colleges/universities, and community colleges.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in counseling, rehabilitation counseling, clinical psychology, counseling psychology, guidance counseling, educational counseling, social work, or career development, marriage and family therapy, or marriage, family and child counseling,
OR Bachelor's degree in one of the above listed degrees and a license as a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) OR Possession of a valid California Community College Credential in Counseling OR the equivalent.
Candidates must exhibit an appreciation of, a sensitivity to, and respect for a rich and diverse academic environment, inclusive of students, faculty, and staff of varying social, economic, cultural, ideological and ethnic backgrounds, and those with disabilities. Experience working in a community with a similar diversity pattern as is found in the service area for Southwestern College is preferable.
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Community college counseling experience. Experience with program coordination. Experience Knowledge of the Student Success and Support Program for community colleges; experience with computerized student information systems; experience with instruction and curriculum development, understanding of developmental education; experience with student educational planning, transfer planning, and career-technical counseling strategies; application of career counseling and assessment strategies; crisis counseling; and community based organizations awareness. Also, an understanding of Title V and changes impacting Student Services. Specialized experience with online counseling, First Year Experience, Foster Youth, Veteran Students, or At Risk Students is desired. Bilingual skills in Spanish/English and/or Tagalog/English.
STARTING DATE: July 1, 2019
APPLICATION DEADLINE: All application materials must be received online by 11:59 p.m., Friday, April 5, 2019. Screening of applications will begin shortly thereafter. Any application received after the deadline is not guaranteed a review. Position is open until filled.
FAXED AND E-MAILED MATERIAL WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED, HOWEVER, APPLICATION MATERIALS ARE AVAILABLE ON-LINE AT OUR COLLEGE WEBSITE, https://jobs.swccd.edu/postings/2720.
Submit the following application materials on-line at https://jobs.swccd.edu/postings/2720:
(1) Letter of Application (cover letter)
(2) Online Application
(4) Unofficial copies of college transcripts with date degree conferred
Applicants who do not possess appropriate degree or credential must request, complete and submit a Supplemental Equivalency Application.
Foreign degrees require an evaluation for United States equivalency from an agency having membership with the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. Upon offer of employment, the successful applicant must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to ensure that all application materials are received by the deadline date.
All materials included in your application packet become District property,
will not be returned, will not be copied, and will be considered for this opening only.
INTERVIEW TRAVEL COSTS MUST BE BORNE BY THE APPLICANT.
If additional positions become available in this classification, applications received in response to this posting may be considered for those additional positions for up to 90 days after final board approval.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer and in compliance with the American with Disabilities Act, Southwestern Community College District will make reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities.
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