Part-Time Learning Disability (LD) Specialist/Counselor (Pool)

Job description

Position Title:

Part-Time Learning Disability (LD) Specialist/Counselor (Pool)

Campus:

Mission College

Definition:

PART-TIME, ASSOCIATE FACULTY POOL

Applications for Part-Time, Associate Faculty pools are continually accepted (unless otherwise specified) by the District and will be added to the application pool for review by hiring authorities on an as-needed basis. Should you be invited for an interview, you will be contacted by a District representative.

Assignment:

This position is a part-time position as a part-time Learning Disability (LD) Specialist AND DSPS Counselor in the Counseling Department and DSPS. The academic assignment may include day, evening or on Saturday assignments and/or in an on-line/distance education format. The assignments are as needed, during Spring, Summer, and/or Fall semesters. This position is represented by the West Valley-Mission Federation of Teachers (WVMFT / AFT Local 6554).

Work location: Mission College, Santa Clara, CA

Salary and Benefits:

Salary is based on a percentage of workload, up to a maximum of 67% of a full-time load. Salary is prorated based on an initial hiring salary range of $27,790-$39,006 per semester; and is based on academic achievement, teaching and related experience.

Minimum Qualifications:

This pool is qualifying candidates to serve as both a LD Specialist AND a DSPS Counselor. As such, BOTH sets of minimum qualifications below must be satisfied:

1. LD Specialist – Possess both:

  • Master’s degree in learning disabilities, special education, education, psychology, speech language pathology, communication disorders, educational or school psychology, counseling, or rehabilitation counseling;
    AND
  • Fifteen (15) semester units of upper division or graduate study in the area of learning disabilities, to include, adult cognitive and achievement assessment or the equivalent;

AND

2. DSPS Counselor – Possess any one of the following:

  • Master’s degree in rehabilitation counseling; OR
  • Master’s degree in counseling, guidance counseling, student personnel, clinical or counseling psychology, education counseling, social work, career development, marriage and family therapy, marriage, family and child counseling; AND
    • 15 or more semester units in upper division or graduate level course work related to people with disabilities, OR
    • Completion of six semester units, or the equivalent of a graduate-level counseling practicum or counseling field work courses, in a post-secondary Disabled Students Programs and Services program or in a program dealing with people with disabilities, OR
    • Two years of full-time experience, or the equivalent, in one or more of the following:
      • Counseling for students with disabilities; or
      • Counseling in industry, government, public agencies, military or private social welfare organizations in which the responsibilities are for persons with disabilities.
  • Bachelor’s degree in marriage and family therapy or in marriage, family and child counseling and possession of a license as a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT); AND
    • 15 or more semester units in upper division or graduate level course work related to people with disabilities, OR
    • Completion of six semester units, or the equivalent of a graduate-level counseling practicum or counseling field work courses, in a post-secondary Disabled Students Programs and Services program or in a program dealing with people with disabilities, OR
    • Two years of full-time experience, or the equivalent, in one or more of the following:
      • Counseling for students with disabilities; or
      • Counseling in industry, government, public agencies, military or private social welfare organizations in which the responsibilities are for persons with disabilities.

AND

3. Understanding of, and sensitivity to the diverse academic, socio-economic, ethnic, religious and cultural backgrounds, disability, and sexual orientation of community college students, faculty and staff.

Desired Qualifications:

Not applicable

Examples of Duties and Responsibilities:

Counseling duties and responsibilities may consist of one or more of the following:

  • Counsel and advise students, on both an appointment and a drop-in basis.
  • Perform specialized work duties as necessary during registration periods.
  • May teach Counseling courses.
  • Provide formal in-service training.
  • Participate in program/service development activities.
  • Perform other duties as required for the department and/or college.
  • Work cooperatively within the college community.
  • Foster an environment that protects academic freedom within the college community.
  • Foster a positive working environment that is free from harassment, prejudice and/or bias.
  • Demonstrate a respect for the dignity of each individual.

Application Information:

APPLICATION INFORMATION:

  • Interested applicants must submit online all materials requested, including: (1) A completed online West Valley-Mission Community College District application; (2) Resume; (3) Unofficial copies of transcripts; (4) District Equivalency Application, if applicable; and (5) Any requested licenses or certificates, if applicable.
  • All sections of the online application, including Education and Educational Work History, must be completed thoroughly.
  • Supervisor(s) name(s) and telephone numbers must be included in the application.
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • Do NOT send unrequested materials. Unrequested materials will be removed from your application and will not be used for consideration of employment.
  • The employment application and supporting documents represent you; it is to your advantage to fill out the application form carefully and completely.

ABOUT TRANSCRIPTS:

  • If a minimum requirement is possession of a degree, then a copy of transcripts is required to be included with your application to verify the degree being awarded. If no transcripts are included, the application may be screened as not meeting minimum requirements.
  • Degrees must have been awarded by a college or university accredited by an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Council on Post-Secondary Accreditation and/or the U.S. Department of Education.
  • Candidates with degrees earned outside of the United States must provide official certification of equivalency to U. S. degrees by a certified U. S. credential review service, must have a U.S. evaluation (course by course of the transcripts) and must be submitted with this online application.
  • If you do not have an electronic version of the transcript, you can get it scanned at an office supply or copy store, then attach the electronic version of your transcript to this online application.
  • Copies of diplomas, grade reports, graduation petitions, transcript evaluations requests, or similar documents WILL NOT be accepted in lieu of transcripts.

For assistance, contact:
Office of Human Resources, Attn: Recruitment
14000 Fruitvale Ave, Saratoga, CA 95070
Phone: (408) 741-2174 Fax: (408) 867-9059
Email: [email protected]

Selection Process:

SELECTION PROCESS INFORMATION:

  • Applications will be screened by appropriate department representatives on an as-needed basis. Qualified applicants who best meet the needs of the division will be contacted for an interview.
  • Travel expenses to attend the interview are the responsibility of the candidate.
  • Applications will remain in our online system for 1 year. Each year, part-time pools will be refreshed and applicants will be notified of the opportunity to re-submit application.
  • Application materials become the property of the District and will not be returned or duplicated.
  • The District reserves the right to contact former, current, the most recent employers, and others to investigate past employment records of applicants.
  • Upon hire the successful candidate must provide the required documents of identity and authorization to work and attest he/she is authorized to work in the United States.
  • Prior to employment, the selected candidate must submit official transcripts.

EEO STATEMENT:
West Valley-Mission Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks to employ a diverse workforce who will contribute to an inclusive and welcoming educational and employment environment. The District is committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of ethnic group identification, race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, physical disability, mental disability, genetic information, ancestry, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, language, accent, citizenship status, transgender status, parental status, marital status, economic status, military or veteran status, and medical condition consistent with applicable federal and state laws.

Posting Number:

FY20/21-006POOL

Open Date:

04/28/2021

Open Until Filled:

Yes

 

 

 

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Posted: 5/3/2021
Application Due: 8/1/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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