Articulation Officer

San Diego, San Diego County
Feb 26, 2014
Administrative Jobs
Academic Affairs

San Diego Community College District

Articulation Officer

Closing Date:

Classification Title

Working Title
Articulation Officer

Miramar College

Pay Information
The initial salary placement for this Counselor level position begins between $5,329.73 – $6,803.29 per month. The highest monthly base starting salary is $6,803.29 with a PhD. The maximum salary potential over the span of the Counselor position career may reach $11,086.15. Salary placement is based solely upon education and experience as outlined in the AFT Faculty Collective Bargaining Agreement and it is non-negotiable. Annual Salaries will be recalculated for service less than a full academic year based on Education Code §87815, any required adjustment will be made on the first pay period. Travel reimbursement for interviewees traveling more than 200 miles, one-way, will be paid according to geographic location (see SDCCD Travel Stipend Policy, Rev 7/14/2011).

For further information, please visit the SDCCD Employment Web Page which provides a link to AFT Collective Bargaining Agreement and more information about terms and conditions of employment which includes salary, benefits and comprehensive rules for salary placement and advancement.

Position Equivalent FTE:
1.0 FTE

Job Duration

Position Number:

FLSA Status
Exempt (does not accrue overtime)

Bargaining Unit
AFT/College Faculty


Position Type

Vice President of Student Services

The Position
Applications are now being accepted for the position of Assistant Professor/Articulation Officer, at San Diego Miramar College beginning Fall 2014. Miramar College is located in the Mira Mesa/Scripps Ranch area of San Diego and is one of three colleges in the San Diego Community College District.

The Articulation Officer reports to the Vice President of Instruction. Primary responsibilities will include coordination of articulation functions between San Diego Miramar College and CSU, UC, private four-year institutions and other community colleges. The assignment includes coordination activities related to curriculum and curriculum development on campus and within the district and maintenance of files/documentation to assure compliance with all federal, state and local regulations that govern inter-segmental articulation of curriculum for transfer purposes. The Articulation Officer will assist the Curriculum Committee and campus departments with the cyclical updating and revision of course outlines and with the submission for acceptance of new courses being developed. Additionally, the Articulation Officer will serve on college and district committees and participate in various departmental and college activities.

Major Responsibilities
  • Maintain the college articulation programs, procedures and policies as dictated by the California Education Code; California State University (CSU) and University of California (UC) regulations and standards; and California Community College Chancellor’s Office Guidelines and Standards.
  • Develop, coordinate and maintain a comprehensive articulation program with UC, CSU system and private universities and colleges in California and elsewhere and liaise with the representative articulation staff of these institutions.
  • Develop, maintain and provide oversight of the college transfer credit, general education, and major preparation articulation programs such as University of California Transfer Course Agreement (UC TCA), Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC), California State University General Education Breadth (CSU GEB), Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT), and Course Identification Number (C-ID) in cooperation with other district articulation officers and curriculum representatives.
  • Provide consultation to the faculty, instructional deans, and other college representatives on course and program articulation issues, especially as related to the review, revision and development of courses with transfer preparation and articulation potential.
  • Consult with department chairs, deans and vice presidents regarding the establishment of transfer agreements and memorandums of understanding (MOU).
  • Regularly keep the College community, including the college’s administrators informed of the status regarding articulation agreements, ADT, C-ID, transfer agreements and MOUs with four-year public and private institutions.
  • Work with faculty, instructional deans and the Vice President for Instruction to assist with: a) required two-year curriculum review and updates as required; b) six-year curriculum review and updates as required by the State.
  • Serve as technical writer for the college and assist with curriculum development, review and update processes.
  • Participate in the online curriculum review (CurricuNET) process in a timely manner and on college and district committees responsible for curriculum review and approval.
  • Maintain articulation files, prepare and disseminate curriculum and articulation reports as required by university and other collegiate organizations and systems.
  • Participate in college, district, regional and State articulation related activities and organizations to be informed of and to assure timely compliance with inter-segmental articulation changes and developments.

    Degrees must be from regionally accredited institutions

    1. Master’s degree in counseling, rehabilitation counseling, clinical psychology, counseling psychology, guidance counseling, educational counseling, social work, or career development, marriage and family therapy, or marriage, family and child counseling, (NOTE: A bachelor’s degree in one of the above listed degrees and a license as a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) is an alternative qualification for this discipline) OR,
    2. The equivalent OR,
    3. Possession of a California Community College Counseling Credential (valid for life).
      Equivalency: If you do not possess the exact degrees listed above or if you anticipate receiving the required degree prior to the start of the assignment, please complete a “Request for Equivalency Form” available from the SDCCD Employment Opportunities Web page ( You will need to complete and upload this form with your on-line application.

    Desired Qualifications
    The Successful candidate shall have demonstrated:
  • Two-years of experience in general academic counseling and /or academic counseling focusing on transfer preparations in a two-year or four-year higher education institution.
  • One-year of experience in serving as an articulation officer in a two-year or four-year higher education institution.
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of the structure and regulations governing community college curriculum to effectively articulate courses and programs between high schools, community colleges, and baccalaureate institutions.
  • Experience with computer software and technology used to facilitate articulation, transfer, student services, or instruction.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of policies, procedures and future trends impacting articulation of programs and courses.
  • Ability to facilitate and coordinate the complex articulation process in a multi-campus district.
  • Ability to comprehend and explain the nature of articulation issues to respective stakeholders.
  • Oral and written skills to effectively communicate with campus faculty, administration, staff, and students and outside institutions.
  • Demonstrated experience and/or knowledge in working with students of great diversity in socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds, including those with different levels of academic preparation and varying physical and learning abilities.

    Foreign Degree:
    Applicants with foreign degrees from colleges or universities outside of the United States must have their coursework evaluated by a professional association that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). A copy of the evaluation must be submitted with your on-line application.

    [If possess] California Community College Counselor Credential (valid for life)

    Commitment to Diversity:
    All applicants must have demonstrated cultural competency, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and staff.

    Working Conditions
    Physical Requirements:

  • Typically sedentary in nature.

  • Favorable, usually involves an office.

    Special Instructions to Applicants:
    To ensure full consideration, qualified candidates must submit a complete online application that includes the items listed (extraneous material will not be reviewed). References to résumés or other uploaded documents within the online application will be considered an “incomplete” application; please enter “N/A” if any section does not apply.

    1. Letter of interest addressing skills and experiences that relate to this position (maximum 3 pages);
    2. Résumé (maximum 3 pages); AND
    3. Unofficial transcripts: Legible Undergraduate and Graduate Transcripts that clearly state the institution name and degree(s) received. Note: Transcripts from multiple colleges/universities may need to be scanned as one document, then uploaded.

    Important: To ensure consistency and fairness to all candidates, please do not submit materials other than those requested (i.e., personal photo, articles you’ve written, etc). Please only upload requested documents using respective document name labels. Uploading extraneous materials, unless specifically requested within this posting, may result in your application not being reviewed. Only complete application packets will be forwarded to the committee.

  • Application materials sent via mail, fax, or e-mail will not be accepted.
  • Note that correspondence, including interview invitations, will be sent to you via e-mail.
  • All inquiries, nominations and applications will be held in the strictest confidence.

    Conditions of Employment:

  • Submit “official” transcripts as stated on application;

  • Pass a pre-employment physical exam at the candidate’s expense;

  • Provide a Certificate of Tuberculosis Exam for initial appointment (Note: The certificate must be renewed every 4 years as a condition of continuing employment);

  • Have fingerprints taken by a Live Scan computer at the candidate’s expense (Clearance must be received prior to first day of employment);

  • Present original documents for proof of eligibility to work in the United States; AND

  • Attend a new hire processing appointment in Human Resources located at the District Administrative Offices.

  • Job Open Date

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