Lecturer, Counseling

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Lecturer, Counseling

Department: Counseling

Location: Western Campus

Reports To: Assistant Dean of Counseling and Access Services

Recruitment Type: External/Internal

Requisition ID: req1214

Employment Type: Full-Time Faculty

Union Position: Non-Union

Work Schedule: Classes are assigned, beginning August (Fall semester) 2019. Ability to work a combination of days/evenings/weekends is required. Assignments may include working at multiple sites/campuses.

Number of Openings: 1

Job Description:


Performs a full range of academic, personal, career, and transfer counseling activities with diverse student populations. These include but are not limited to, assisting college students, (which may include College Credit Plus students), in developing academic and career goals; creating and developing educational academic plans to degree/certificate completion and/or transfer; identifying and developing strategies and skills for adapting to the educational environment, and providing academic counseling to students in academic curriculum areas. Assists with New Student Orientations by providing individual academic counseling appointments and New Student Orientation presentations. May provide crisis intervention. Assignment includes day, evening and weekend hours. May teach General Studies courses and student success workshops as needed. Full-time contracted faculty may be assigned committee responsibilities, departmental and community service responsibilities.

Engages in a wide range of academic, personal, and career counseling during individual student appointments

Engages in outreach efforts with instructional faculty and staff, as needed, to educate students and employees in areas of expertise

Keeps updated on developments in the field by reading current literature, speaking with colleagues and participating in professional conferences development.

Maintains licensure in professional field

Serves on academic and/or administrative committees that focus on institutional policies/procedures, department matters and academic issues

Collaborates with Student and Academic Affairs personnel to document and share information that allows staff members to effectively support students and meet their needs. Collaborate with Student and Academic Affairs partners to effectively leverage technology to support student success efforts at the College.

Participates in campus and community eventsAssists students with Degree Completion, including work with Registrar on Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) cohort

Maintains academic counseling records using SARS, DegreeWorks, Banner, One Record, and other College systems, when appropriate

(When teaching credit or non-credit courses)

    Prepares and delivers lectures to students on various topics in relation to a specific discipline – General Studies/Counseling areasPrepares course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments and handoutsEvaluates and grades students’ class work, assignments and papersMaintains student attendance records, grades and other required recordsAs needed, advises students on academic and vocational curricula and on career issuesPlans, evaluates and revises curricula, course content and course materials and methods of instructionCompiles, administers and grades examinationsCollaborates with colleagues to address teaching and research issuesMaintains regularly scheduled office hours to counsel and assist studentsSelects and obtains materials and supplies such as textbooks Initiates, facilitates and moderates classroom discussions


Required Qualifications

Master’s Degree in Counseling, Social Work or a closely related field with at least 18 graduate-level course hours in Counseling or Social Work

One year of higher education experience in counseling as well as two semesters of teaching which may or may not occur concurrently

Licensed from the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, Marriage and Family Therapist Board

A strong background in working with a multi-cultural diverse student population and sensitivity to respond to their needs

Skilled at building relationships/partnerships within and across in an organization and community

Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Suite (or equivalent)

Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for students

Advanced communication (verbal, written and interpersonal) and organizational skills

Logic and reasoning skills to identify solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems

Sensitivity to respond appropriately to the needs of a diverse population

Preferred Qualifications

Higher education counseling in the areas of academic program counseling, transfer counseling, study skills, student assessment, career development, career exploration, personal growth, personal counseling, employment search, college success strategies, college navigation, and crisis intervention

Belief that individuals can make a difference in the lives of students

Excellence in facilitating the learning process for students, learning and using new technology, and applying diverse strategies in response to using new technology, and applying diverse instructional strategies in response to learner demographics and learning styles

Belief in the value of working and learning in a diverse environment

Ability to adapt to dynamic multi-campus organizational work environments

Understanding and embracing the mission of the community college

Possessing the energy and persistence to motivate and support others to pursue a larger goal

Being skilled in building strategic alliances both within and across disciplines, and within and outside the College

Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for students

Ability to serve as a strong advocate for College initiatives and new curriculum that promote student success

Community college teaching experience

Special Note:

The following documents must be attached to your on-line employment application:

1) Current resume
2) A cover letter
3) A one-page statement explaining how you promote student learning and achievement
4) Scanned copies of your transcript (original, unofficial, or photocopy) for the required degree and copies of current required
licenses/certifications. Please indicate your current name of the transcript if it differs from the name on the transcript.

Applicants selected for interview must provide official transcripts for the required degree at the time of interview.

Please note that the required degree must be conferred/completed prior to submission of your application.

Please DO NOT include other transcripts or documents not requested such as letters of reference or past evaluations; only the transcript and required licenses/certifications will be forwarded to the search committee. No faxed
transcripts, licenses, or certifications will be accepted.

$ 42,811 minimum; offer based on education/or and experience

Special Instructions to Applicants: During the application process, you may be required to attach a cover letter and/or resume. It is recommended that you have these documents ready to be attached electronically to the online application. This system accepts only MS Word or PDF attachments. Any employment with the College is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check and drug screen.

Affirmative Action Statement: Cuyahoga Community College is committed to attaining excellence through the recruitment and retention of a qualified and diverse workforce. Cuyahoga Community College is an equal employment/educational opportunity institution.




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Posted: 5/20/2019
Application Due: 6/13/2019
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