Part-Time Temporary Counselor - Counseling & Student Success

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Job DetailJob Title:Part-Time Temporary Counselor - Counseling & Student SuccessReq:A1819-049Location:ECC CampusDivision:Counseling & Student SuccessPosition Type:Part time InstructorPosting Close Date:04/25/2019

Job Description:El Camino College is seeking individuals to provide counseling services to a diverse student population including new and re-entering students; those pursuing career and transfer goals, and academic progress/probation for program specific and general student population. The assignments may be in a myriad of areas counseling services are assigned including, but not limited to, First Year Experience, Outreach, The Opportunity Project (TOP – embedded counseling), general counselor or an equity based special program. Positions may include holistic and intrusive counseling, case management, and working collaboratively with instructional faculty and presenting in classrooms. Further assignments may include recruitment into a special program or cohort and working with faculty and staff to promote equity mindedness and cultural sensitivity.

Typical duties include: Counseling students in all academic and vocational areas; providing virtual counseling and/or group counseling, participation in the matriculation process, including assessment, orientation, development of student education plans and identifying retention strategies to achieve desired outcome and follow-up; teaching in the area of career planning and/or orientation; career planning for undecided students, counseling probation/dismissal status students; recruitment of vocational and/or disadvantaged students, and in fostering continuing relationships with District high schools, and other duties as assigned by dean.

Apply student development philosophy and theory to provide comprehensive counseling services to community college students from diverse backgrounds regarding degree and vocational education program planning, university transfer planning, education, career decision, goal clarification and personal life management. Maintaining high standards of professional conduct and ethics appropriate to the Counselor's professional position; and, maintaining records and reports.

Required Qualifications:Master's degree in counseling, rehabilitation counseling, counseling psychology, clinical psychology; guidance counseling, education counseling, social work, career development; OR

The equivalent - Candidates not possessing the required qualification(s) as stated on this announcement must complete the Request For Equivalency Form as part of the application process to explain in detail how their qualifications are equivalent to those above; OR

Valid California community college instructor credential in appropriate subject issued prior to July 1, 1990 (per California Education Code 87355); AND

Sensitivity to and understanding of diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of college students and of individuals with disabilities.


Recent California Community College counseling experience.

Recent experience counseling first year and first-generation students, educationally or socio economically disadvantaged students or in the areas of basic skills, academic probation, and learning communities.

Experience with case management in educational or community service settings.

Demonstrated experience and ability to work effectively with an ethnic, cultural and socially diverse student population.

Knowledge of career and vocational counseling trends.

Knowledge of transfer counseling trends.

Adept with computers and software applications; knowledge of Microsoft, Scheduling Software, and Educational Planning Software programs helpful.

Bi-lingual experience highly desirable.


Part-time, hourly, on-call positions, on as-needed basis and according to assigned program qualification requirements, such as general counseling, FYE, Outreach, and TOP for the 2019-2020 year starting summer or fall 2019 semester, beginning June 2019. Offer and acceptance of employment is subject to verification of all information provided on the employment application, credential(s), transcripts, fingerprint results, and tuberculosis examination as required. Candidates selected for employment must agree to be fingerprinted, submit Certification of Completion of the Tuberculosis Risk Assessment and/or examination, provide proof of eligibility for employment in the United States, and present a valid social security card upon hire.


The beginning rate is $50.90 - $61.32 per hour depending on education and experience.


Applicants must submit the following documents by the closing date:

1) Online application:

2) Cover letter describing how applicant meets the qualifications.

3) Resume including educational background, professional experience, and related personal development and accomplishments.

4) Pertinent transcripts (only in pdf format) as stated in the job qualifications. (Unofficial computer-generated academic records/transcripts must include the name of the institution and degrees awarded to be acceptable.) Multiple page transcripts must be loaded as ONE pdf document.

Foreign Transcripts: Transcripts issued outside the United States of America 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. For information on transcript evaluation services, please visit:

5) Evidence of a valid community college credential, if applicant holds one.

Please Note: Documents submitted or uploaded for a previous position cannot be reused for other positions. You must submit the required documents for each position you apply for by the closing date. Failure to do so will result in an incomplete application. Applications with an incomplete status will not receive consideration. You may check the status of your application online.

Due to the large volume of calls received on closing dates, we highly recommend that you do not wait until the last day to apply so that we may assist you with questions or technical matters that may arise. Give yourself sufficient time to complete the profile, which may take 45 minutes or more. Positions close promptly at 3:00 p.m.

If you need assistance you may call 310-660-3593 Ext. 3807 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Closing Date: Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 3:00 p.m.

El Camino College is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The El Camino Community College District is committed to providing an educational and employment environment in which no person is subjected to discrimination on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, creed, age (over 40), disability (mental or physical), sex, gender (including pregnancy and childbirth), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military and veteran status, or retaliation; or on any other basis as required by state and federal law.




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Posted: 4/10/2019
Application Due: 4/25/2019
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