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Adjunct Counselor

San Joaquin Delta Community College District
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Jun 26, 2021

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Adjunct Counselor

San Joaquin Delta Community College District

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Under the general supervision of the Dean or Director in the Counseling and Special Services Division, the counselor provides comprehensive academic, career, transfer, and personal counseling to a diverse, multicultural population; provides individual and/or group orientation(s).

Responsibilities and Duties:
  1. Collaborate with students to develop holistic student educational plans commensurate with vocational, associate degree, and transfer goals.
  2. Provide holistic academic, career, transfer and personal counseling, and referrals to appropriate resources.
  3. Maintain knowledge of current counseling techniques and student support interventions and strategies, which may include attending professional development conferences, seminars, and trainings.
  4. Maintain liaison duties with high schools, transfer institutions, and instructional divisions.
  5. May instruct counseling/guidance courses including career planning, college success, and orientation.
  6. Develop, maintain, and revise guidance and counseling curriculum.
  7. Report to the Dean or appropriate agency any condition which might jeopardize the health or safety of students, the campus, or the public.
  8. Maintain student records, files, documentation in accordance with federal, state and district policies.
  9. Attend required department, division, and campus meetings.
  10. Support the Dean or Director in the collection of state and campus data required for reports.
  11. Perform other duties as assigned.

  1. May be responsible for the coordination, development, and implementation of program activities or special services provided to an identified student population.
  2. Develop, implement, and deliver program centered pedagogies with proven effectiveness for students and participate in program curriculum development.
  3. Recruit students for program or identified special services; assist in marketing and promotion of the program activities.
  4. Work closely with administration, faculty, and staff to implement the goals of an identified program or special service to benefit student achievement.
Ability to:
  • Lead discussions, workshops, and instruction on college success and counseling/guidance to a variety of professional, academic, and student populations in small and large environments.
  • Work collaboratively with others in a team and learning community environment.
  • Effectively advocate for students.
  • Develop abbreviated and comprehensive student educational plans.
  • Engage in effective academic, personal, and career counseling.
  • Provide mental health counseling, preferably within an educational environment.
  • Use computers for teaching and management of online course information. Familiarity and ability to teach in a distance learning environment.
  • Utilize computers and other forms of technology as a tool to deliver counseling services.
  • Effectively work in a diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic environment such as a community college.
Knowledge of:
  • Exemplary guidance and counseling practices.
  • Extended Opportunity Program and Services; Disability Support Programs and Services.
  • Teaching-learning process with special knowledge about individualizing the instructional programs.
  • Effective culturally competent instructional methodologies to assist students in an identified program or special service.
  • Career assessment and information instruments.
  • Financial Aid programs.
  • Work experience, cooperative education, and college work study laws, rules, and regulations.
  • Labor market and career opportunities pertaining to students.
  • Interview procedures, job applications, forms, and preparation of resumes.
  • Career guidance programs and various assessments used to support career life planning.
  • Vocational education transfer requirements, admissions application issues and articulation requirements
  • Technology associated with counseling, teaching, and management of online course information.
  • Community and campus resources.
Desirable knowledge, skills, experience, and abilities:
  • Special grant requirements and applicable Title 5 and Education Code mandates
  • Qualified to administer and provide professional interpretation of career assessment instruments such as the Strong Interest Inventory, Myers Briggs Type Indicator and Self-Directed Search.
  • Ability to serve as a leader in identified programs or special services.
  • Multilingual communication skills.
Required Education Requirements: Possess a Master's degree from an accredited institution with emphasis 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 the equivalent. Alternative qualification: A Bachelor's degree in one of the above-listed degrees and a license as a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT). Additional Information
  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 60.78
  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 90.72
  • External Closing Date: Jun 25, 2021
  • External Opening Date: Jun 10, 2021

Location: Stockton, California, United States
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link:

The San Joaquin Delta Community College District provides access to its education programs and activities and makes all employment decisions without regard to national origin, religion, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race or ethnicity, color, medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, military and veteran status, or any other legally protected category. The District’s prohibition against sex and gender discrimination includes sexual harassment and sexual violence.

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The mission of San Joaquin Delta Community College District is to provide excellent post-secondary education that serves the needs of students, and the District community through continuing, transfer, career and technical education, and economic development. To achieve this objective, the faculty and staff are committed to providing comprehensive instructional programs, student services and public services that are high quality.

In fulfilling its mission, the District acts upon the following principles:

*  Commitment to excellence requires effective collaboration, respect for cultural diversity, appreciation of historical perspective, open communication, high academic standards, a vital connection to the arts and cultures of the community, and competitive athletics.

*  Student success and equity are founded on a well-coordinated and institutionally-integrated developmental education program.

*  Educational resources are available to all students regardless of age, disability, gender, or ethnicity.

*  Institutional renewal must include continuous improvement through new and revised curricula; the use of student learning outcomes to enhance student performance; new and effective technologies; and ongoing faculty and staff professional development.

*  All aspects of the College District encourage good citizenship, responsible leadership, ethical behavior, and the appreciation of lifelong learning.

The faculty, staff, and students of San Joaquin Delta College envision a community of learners who pursue and achieve ever higher educational goals, commit themselves passionately to life-long learning, and fully appreciate the diverse and dynamic world around them.



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