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Adjunct Pool for ACCESS Counselor

Employer
Mt. San Antonio College
Location
Walnut, CA

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Job Details

Posting Title:

Adjunct Pool for ACCESS Counselor

Posting Number:

A-040-2024

Division:

Student Services

Department:

ACCESS

Mission & Vision Statement:

Our Mission: The mission of Mt. San Antonio College is to support all students in achieving their educational goals in an environment of academic excellence. Specifically, the College is committed to providing quality education, services, and workforce training so that students become productive members of a diverse, sustainable, global society. The College pledges to prepare students for lifelong learning through the mastery of basic skills, the achievement of associate degrees and certificates, and the completion of career and transfer pathways. The College will carry out this commitment by providing an engaging and supportive teaching and learning environment for students of diverse origins, experiences, needs, abilities, and goals. The College is dedicated to serving our community through improving economic achievement, advancing civic engagement, enhancing personal well-being, promoting critical thinking, and enriching aesthetic and cultural experiences.

Our Vision: Mt. San Antonio College strives to be regarded as one of the premier community colleges in the nation. We will be viewed as a leader in community college teaching, programs, and services. As a premier community college, we will provide access to quality educational programs and services, focusing on student success within a climate of integrity and respect. We will earn this reputation by consistently exceeding the expectations of our students, our staff, and our community.

Demographics:

We recruit and retain quality employees who are reflective of our students and the community we serve, in addition to providing all personnel with equity and diversity training.”

The District is a proud Chicanx/Latinx, and Hispanic-Serving Institution, Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution, and Minority Serving Institution, serving over 66,446 students based on the 2022-2023 academic year.

The student population is as follows:

  • by Race/Ethnicity – 57.02% Latinx, 9.33% White, 19.36% Asian, 2.82% Filipino, 0.23% Pacific Islander, 3.33% Black/African American, 0.28% American Indian/Alaskan Native, 2.02% two or more races and 5.61% unknown;
  • by Gender– 54.35% Female, 42.91% Male, 0.47% Non-Binary, 2.27% unspecified;
  • and by Age – 46.03% ages 19 or younger, 20.37% ages 20-24, 9.05% ages 25-29, 5.64% ages 30-34, 3.87% ages 35-39, 5.04% ages 40-49, 10% ages 50 and older.

The current employee population is as follows:

  • by Race/Ethnicity – 37% Latinx, 29% White, 15% Asian, 6% Black/African American, 1% Middle Eastern or North African, 1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, 2% Two or More Races, 9% unknown;
  • by Gender – 56.47% Female, 42.19% Male, 1.34% Non-Binary;
  • and by Age – 3.94% ages 20-29, 19.46% ages 30-39, 30.21% ages 40-49, 46.39% ages 50 and older.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy:

It is the policy of Mt. San Antonio College that harassment is prohibited and that all persons shall receive equal employment and educational opportunities without regard to sex, race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national origin, age (over 40), medical condition (cancer), mental disability, physical disability (including HIV & AIDS), marital status, sexual orientation, or Veteran Status. This nondiscrimination policy covers Family and Medical Care Leave and Pregnancy Disability Leave. Contact the Office of Human Resources if you need any special accommodations to complete the application process at 909.274.4225.


Mt. San Antonio College is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Salary:

$61 PER HOUR based on lecture hour equivalent taught (Adjuncts are placed on salary schedule)

Health & Welfare Benefits:

Not applicable.

Open Date:

05/09/2024

Close Date:

06/30/2024

Initial Screening Date:

06/30/2024

Open Until Filled:

No

Inquiries/Contact::

For more details about this position, please contact:

Name: Connie Gutierrez
Title: Dean, ACCESS & Wellness
E-mail: connie.gutierrez@mtsac.edu
Phone: 909.274.4290

Overview:

THIS IS A TEMPORARY, HOURLY AS NEEDED POSITION WITHOUT PERMANENT STATUS.

This is a CONTINUOUS recruitment for an applicant POOL to fill part-time, temporary, hourly assignments on an as-needed basis. Departments or divisions will refer to the POOL of applications on file to fill temporary assignments as the need arises. You will be contacted by the hiring manager should the department/division be interested in scheduling an interview.

Minimum Qualifications:

A. The minimum of one of the following awarded/conferred from a regionally accredited institution:

  1. Master’s degree in rehabilitation counseling; OR
  2. 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 fieldwork courses, in a postsecondary Disabled Students Programs and Services (DSPS) Program or 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:
a. Counseling for students with disabilities; or
b. 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
  1. The equivalent (must request an equivalency review in the application), OR
  2. California Community College credential, “Valid for Life” (no longer issued), authorizing service as an instructor in the appropriate discipline; refer to Ed Code § 87355 (If meeting qualifications with this credential, a copy of the valid lifetime credential must be submitted with the application.);
AND

B. Commitment to the community college goals/objectives of providing quality programs and services for students with diverse abilities and interests; personal qualities to work effectively and sensitively in a multicultural environment; awareness and commitment to the special needs of non-traditional students.

Preferred Qualifications:

1. Three years of teaching/counseling, preferably at the college level.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

1) Provide comprehensive counseling services, academic adjustment, and educational plans to ACCESS students.2) Provide academic, career, and personal counseling utilizing equitable, social justice, and culturally responsive counseling techniques.3) Administer and interpret career assessments.4) Counsel students in discovering and clarifying their career and educational goals.5) Counsel and assist students in developing student educational plans (abbreviated and comprehensive).6) Conduct new student orientations, teach counseling courses, and facilitate workshops with an equity-minded awareness and sensitivity to the needs of underserved student populations.7) Counsel students on probation and facing dismissal; make referrals to appropriate interventions.8) Demonstrate knowledge and use of current counseling, educational, career websites, and software. Perform related duties as assigned, including timely compliance with clerical and administrative responsibilities, College policies, division policies, and department policies.9) Possess the ability to work collaboratively with other college departments. 10) Maintain scheduled office and campus hours.

Equivalencies:

Candidates not holding the stated required qualifications who are requesting consideration based on an equivalency will be asked to answer some supplemental questions.

Application Procedure:

Application packets will be accepted until the position is filled; the position will be posted until 11:59 p.m. (PST) June 30, 2022.

Applicants must submit all of the following materials online at https://hrjobs.mtsac.edu to be considered for this position:
1. A Mt. San Antonio College online application.

2. A cover letter indicating how duties and responsibilities, required qualifications and preferred qualifications are met.

3. A detailed résumé that summarizes educational preparation and professional experience for the position.

4. A minimum of one (1) letter of recommendation that reflect relevant experience (do not use social media or professional networks as a means to provide letters of recommendation or any of the required documents).

5. College and/or university transcripts showing the awarded/conferred degree are required and must be submitted with the online application by all applicants, including current or former employees of the college, to demonstrate that the required educational qualifications are met. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable at the time of application; however, copies of diplomas are not accepted in lieu of transcripts.

6. Candidates not holding the stated required qualifications who are requesting consideration based on an equivalency will be asked to answer some supplemental questions.

Foreign Transcripts:

Foreign Transcripts: Transcripts issued outside the United States require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. This report must be attached with the application and submitted by the filing deadline.

Selection Procedure:

A committee will evaluate applications, taking into account breadth and depth of relevant education, training, experience, skills, knowledge and abilities and other job-related criteria as listed in the job posting. Interviews may include a writing sample, presentation, teaching demonstration and/or performance test.

Conditions of Employment:

Official offers of employment are made by Mt. San Antonio College Human Resources and are made contingent upon Board approval. It is also required that a final offer of employment will only be made after the candidate has successfully been fingerprinted and clearance for employment is authorized by Human Resources. Costs for fingerprinting services shall be borne by the candidate.

Notice to all prospective employees – The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in Administrative Procedure 3518, titled Child Abuse Reporting, as a condition of employment.

As required by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the Mt. San Antonio Community College Annual Security Report is available here: https://www.mtsac.edu/safety/pdf/asr_2018.pdf

The person holding this position is considered a ‘Responsible Employee’ under Title IX of the Educational Amendments Act of 1972 and is required to report to the College’s Title IX Coordinator all relevant details reported to them about an incident of alleged sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating and domestic violence and stalking.

Conflict of Interest:

Mt. San Antonio College employees and the Board of Trustees members shall not engage in any employment or activity that is inconsistent with, incompatible with, or in conflict with Mt. San Antonio College’s Administrative Procedures (AP 2710 Conflict of Interest, AP 2712 Conflict of Interest Codes).

District Rights:

We reserve the right to re-open, re-advertise, delay or cancel filling this position.
This recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies.

Organization

Mt. San Antonio College provides the full college experience without the full college debt. As a nonprofit California Community College, Mt. SAC is known for providing a top-tier education and extensive student services while keeping classes at just $46 a unit.

Location

The campus sits on 420 rolling acres in Walnut, California, located on the eastern edge of the Greater Los Angeles Area. The city of Walnut is considered one of the Best Small Towns to Live In by Money Magazine, which highlighted only one other California town. A diverse suburb just 25 miles from Downtown Los Angeles, Walnut is known for its nationally reknowned schools and equestrian community. The city combines the charms of rural living with the benefits of being located just 25 miles from Downtown Los Angeles.

Mt. San Antonio College serves everyone, from residents to working professionals and international students. Its local College District boundaries encompass the communities of Baldwin Park, Bassett, Charter Oak, Covina, Diamond Bar, the southern portion of Glendora, Hacienda Heights, City of Industry, Irwindale, La Puente, La Verne, Pomona, Rowland Heights, San Dimas, Valinda, Walnut, and West Covina. Learn about our district and trustees.

Dynamic Community

At Mt. San Antonio College, diversity is what brings our campus to life. Our students come from unique backgrounds and are all at different places in their lives. Some are here straight from high school, while others have families and full-time jobs, but they are all here for the same reason: to achieve their goals through education. We proudly serve more than 50,000 students from all walks of life. About half of our students are seeking degrees and certificates. The other half are enjoying community programs, workforce development classes and other non-credit courses. Learn more about demographics on our Facts and Stats page.

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