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DSP&S Counselor (Part-Time Faculty Pool) Fresno City College

State Center Community College District
Fresno City College

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DSP&S Counselor (Part-Time Faculty Pool) Fresno City College

Campus Location:

Fresno City College

Essential Functions of Position:

Include determining qualifications and appropriate individual support programs and accommodations for disabled students; providing direct personal, vocational, and academic counseling services; meeting with faculty and academic staff to support students’ educational program; preparation of reports as directed; effectively using technology in relation to counselling and performing other related duties as requested.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 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, or a 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 either fifteen or more semester units in upper division or graduate level course work specifically 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 (DSPS) Program or in a program dealing predominantly or exclusively 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 of the position were predominantly or exclusively for persons with disabilities, or the equivalent.

  • OR

  • A valid California Community College Credential; OR
  • The equivalent education and or experience (requires an equivalency).

    All candidates must have demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

Desirable Qualifications:

Include experience counseling with students in college level disabled students programs; experience working with students of various cultural backgrounds; knowledge of the community college and its mission and goals; knowledge of the ADA and Section 504 and Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act; demonstrated experience with learning disabilities assessment; demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with students and staff; demonstrated ability to use technology; and, ability to work and plan independently.

Salary and Benefits:

Starting rates are $45.49 – $61.78 for lecture, $38.67 – $52.55 for lab, and $38.30 – $52.05 for non-instructional. Sick leave accrual is based on assignment hours.

Selection Procedure:

The selection and hiring process will be explained by the hiring department if the candidate is extended an opportunity to interview.

Open Until Filled:


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State Center Community College District (SCCCD) was formed in 1964 when it assumed control of Fresno City College and Reedley College. SCCCD serves approximately one million people and 18 unified and high school districts in more than 5,500 square miles of urban and rural territory, including most of Fresno and Madera counties and portions of Kings and Tulare counties. SCCCD is governed by a seven-member board of trustees who represent seven trustee areas. Total district enrollment for the fall semester 2012 is over 34,000 students. SCCCD is a merit system district with over 2,300 faculty and classified staff represented by the California School Employees Association (CSEA) and the American Federation of Teachers (AFT). The total operating budget for SCCCD in 2012-13 is $168 million. 

Fresno City College, established in 1910, enrolls in excess of 22,000 students and offers more than 100 associate of arts and science degree programs and 60 certificate of achievement programs in vocational/occupational areas. Reedley College, established in 1926, is located in Reedley (approximately 25 miles southeast of Fresno) and enrolls approximately 6,200 students in a variety of courses and degree programs in occupational education and the arts and sciences. SCCCD operates three educational centers with a combined enrollment of approximately 8,300 students. The Willow International, Madera and Oakhurst centers offer programs in general education for transfer and two-year degrees. In addition, the district offers occupational and technical training at its Career and Technology Center and the Training Institute.

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