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PRIDE COUNSELING: Adjunct / Substitute Instructor POOL (college credit)

San Diego Community College District
San Diego
At the time that an offer of assignment is made, proper salary placement is contingent upon receipt of OFFICIAL (sealed) transcripts and Verifications of Previous Work Experience (if applicable). Instructors with advanced coursework and/ or experience sha

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PRIDE COUNSELING: Adjunct / Substitute Instructor POOL (college credit)

San Diego Community College District

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Location: District Wide

Position Type: Adjunct

The Position:
NOTE: The San Diego Community College District accepts applications for adjunct (part-time/substitute) positions for our three college campuses (City, Mesa, Miramar) and various College of Continuing Education centers on a continuous basis. However, it does not necessarily imply there are immediate openings. If you meet the required minimum qualifications, your application will be included in the adjunct pool for possible assignments in the fall, spring, and/or summer semesters of the academic year. Hiring departments utilize the adjunct pool when there is a need and will contact you directly should you possess the qualifications they are seeking. Applications are purged approximately one year from submittal, at which time you will receive an automated e-mail notice to re-apply if you wish to remain in the pool.
The Pride Center opened on February 22nd, 2023, after extensive advocacy from Queer students, faculty, and staff, particularly the Mesa College LGBTQIA+ Task Force Committee-a subcommittee from the Committee for Diversity Action, Inclusion & Equity (CDAIE). The Pride Center at Mesa College welcomes and supports students, faculty, and classified professional regardless of their gender identity, sexual orientation, ethnic or cultural background(s). The Pride Center offers centralized services for LGBTQIA+ and ally students such as academic, personal, and career counseling; Safe Zone trainings; expressive and affirming events and activities; Case management to on and off community resources; and other student leadership opportunities.
The Pride Center's values are reflected in the acronym I AM BRAVE: Inclusivity, Academic Excellence, Multiculturalism, Brave Space, Reflection & Resilience, Access, Visibility, and Equity. These guiding values support the Pride Center's efforts to create a safe and supportive campus environment for our LGBTQIA+ community.
To learn more about the Pride Center at Mesa College, click here.
Part-time/temporary faculty positions offer flexible hours and the opportunity to assist a diverse group of adult students in achieving their educational goals. As one of the largest community college districts in southern California, we offer a wide range of opportunities in transfer, general education, vocational and occupational programs. These part-time positions are as-needed and applicants should live within commuting distance to San Diego.

Major Responsibilities:
The Adjunct Counselor at the Pride Center has the responsibility to offer gender affirming and academic counseling services that are inclusive of the LGBTQIA+ community. They will provide general counseling with the following approach:

  • Perform educational advising, administer and interpret appropriate assessment instruments for prospective students; refer students to support as necessary.
  • Inform students about college procedures, catalog use, regulations, fees, resources and special programs
  • Assist students to complete an educational plan; and provide continuing students assistance in identifying appropriate academic, career, and personal goals.
  • Assist students in finding appropriate college, community resources, and other LGBTQIA+ affirming resources to resolve problems, and crises, which interfere with their success and retention as students through case management.
  • Provide counseling services for probationary and disqualified students; address and identify student learning problems in cooperation with the instructional program.
  • Provide counseling and advisement services to special program students including LGBTQIA+ students, students on financial aid, international students, veterans, students with disabilities, athletes, and students in various retention programs.
  • Opportunity to develop and teach courses in personal growth or related subject areas through an LGBTQIA+ perspective as part of regular Counselor assignment; participate in evaluation of instructional materials and recommend catalog revisions as necessary.
  • Provide and develop workshops surrounding academic success, identity and community development, self and community care, and other LGBTQIA+ relevant themes at the Pride Center.

Master’s 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,
the equivalent (NOTE: A bachelor’s degree in one of the listed degrees and a license as a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) is an alternative qualification for this discipline.)

Desired Qualifications:

(if possess) California Community College Counselor Credential (valid for life)

Pay Information:
At the time that an offer of assignment is made, proper salary placement is contingent upon receipt of OFFICIAL (sealed) transcripts and Verifications of Previous Work Experience (if applicable). Instructors with advanced coursework and/ or experience shall be placed on the appropriate class and step on the Adjunct College Salary Schedules, effective the first-month following receipt (in Human Resources) of the official transcripts and Verifications of Previous Work Experience (if applicable). Initial salary placement will be at the first class/step until all required documentation has been submitted.

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

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The San Diego Community College District serves 130,000 students annually through three two-year colleges and six Continuing Education campuses. The three colleges, San Diego City, Mesa, and Miramar colleges, offer associate degrees and certificates in occupational programs that prepare students for entry-level jobs, and arts and sciences programs that transfer to four-year colleges and universities. Continuing Education offers adults the opportunity to renew their learning experiences through noncredit vocational, basic skills, life skills and enrichment classes at sites throughout the city. The District also provides education to over 42,000 service personnel at military bases in 15 states. 

The Continuing Education campuses offer adults the opportunity to renew their learning experiences through noncredit vocational, basic skills, life skills, and enrichment classes at sites throughout the city. A number of special programs are unique to the city, including KSDS-FM all-jazz radio, the Center for Competitive and Applied Technologies, and the Workplace Learning Resource Center.

The San Diego Community College District is governed by its five-member, locally elected Board of Trustees and three student members serving on a rotating basis. Shared governance activities involve faculty, students, and staff in the development of solutions to key policy and budget issues. The five trustees are elected in even-numbered years to four-year terms by the voters of San Diego. The Chancellor, the District's chief executive officer, is responsible for carrying out the policies approved by the Board of Trustees. 

The District is in the midst of $1.555 billion in new construction and renovations at the three colleges and Continuing Education campuses throughout the city.

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