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3401 CSM Drive
San Mateo, CA
DescriptionGeneral Statement: This is a part-time faculty counseling position reporting to the Dean of Counseling.
District Selection Process: Required application materials will be screened by a committee on the basis of Requirements and Desirable Skills and Abilities listed in this announcement. Candi-dates for interview will be selected from among those who most closely meet the Requirements and Desirable Skills and Abilities. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview. As part of the interview process, candidates will be asked to give a classroom lecture/demonstration. Please note that the SMCCCD does not reimburse candidates for travel expenses.
This is an ongoing application pool that is reviewed on an as needed basis. As Counselors are needed, selections will be made from among this pool of applicants for all campuses- Skyline College, College of San Mateo, Cañada College. If you do not receive a response this could be because there is no position at a particular campus available at the present time or that the position/s have already been filled.
Your resume will remain on file for a period of three years after which we would request that you please reapply. Thank you.
Applicants with disabilities may request that special accommodations be made to complete the selection process. Request forms are available on the web page and in the Office of Human Resources. Duties and Responsibilities: The part-time Counselor may:
1. teach college success and career and personal development courses;
2. provide comprehensive counseling services to students including academic, career and personal counseling on a drop-in and appointment basis;
3. assist students in clarifying their educational goals, developing student educational plans (SEPs) and selecting courses;
4. collaborate with both instructional and counseling faculty and staff and with special programs such as First Year Experience, CalWORKS, CARE, DSPS, and EOPS in order to maximize student success;
5. participate in the implementation of transfer and matriculation activities at the college;
6. participate in outreach activities and events in campus classrooms, local high schools, adult schools, and community agencies;
7. provide follow up services to students on probation and dismissal status;
8. utilize and keep abreast of advanced counseling methods which includes integrating technology to support student learning and career objectives. Requirements: 1. Master's degree in counseling, rehabilitation counseling, clinical psychology, counseling psychology, guidance counseling, educational counseling, social work or career development,
The equivalent in education, training and experience (see information that follows),
A license as a Marriage Family Therapist.
2. Ability to communicate effectively and constructively with persons of diverse cultures, language groups and abilities. Demonstrated sensitivity to and ability to work with the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff, including those with disabilities.
For persons applying for this position based on Equivalence, please answer the supplemental question on the online application choosing one or more of the following:
Degree Equivalence: Possession of a degree(s) with similar content to those listed above. Transcripts required.
Academic Background Equivalence: Meet all of the requirements for minimum qualifications in an allied field and have completed twenty-four semester units of both upper-division and graduate work in the academic field specified above. Transcripts required.
Professional Achievement Equivalence: Outstanding professional achievement or substantial training in the field specified. Preparation, experience, and ability must be equivalent to those expected from a candidate who meets minimum qualifications. Desirable Skills and Abilities: The screening committee will select for interview candidates from among those applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum requirements, give evidence of any or all of the following:
1. experience teaching college success and career and personal development courses
2. knowledge of the matriculation process as it applies to California Community Colleges
3. knowledge of counseling and student development theories and relevant applications to program development
4. preparation for or experience in designing and preparing Student Educational Plans (SEPs) for community college students
5. experience in providing short-term personal counseling to students from diverse backgrounds
6. ability to develop and maintain student counseling notes in a timely and effective manner
7. ability to demonstrate strength in interpersonal communication
8. experience with intervention programs that support student success
9. experience developing innovative programs that strengthen the quality of counseling services to students
10. knowledge of and experience using university articulation agreements and transfer requirements for counseling community college students
11. ability to use computer databases to retrieve student, college and career information
12. experience in using a variety of career assessments
13. knowledge of and experience making appropriate college and community referrals
14. experience in counseling in a California community college EEO Statement: The San Mateo County Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks to employ individuals who represent the rich diversity of cultures, language groups, and abilities of its surrounding communities. Benefits: Academic employees participate in the State Teachers' Retirement System (STRS), a defined-benefit retirement plan through the State of California or they may choose to participate in the STRS Cash Balance program or Social Security. Required Documents: Resume/Curriculum Vitae
College Transcripts Special Instructions to Applicants: All applicants are required to submit:
1. A completed online District application form (go to https://jobs.smccd.edu to complete the application and to apply for this position);
2. A résumé that details all relevant education, training, teaching experience (including courses taught), and other work experience;
3. Undergraduate and graduate academic transcripts (copies accepted);
4. A cover letter of no more than 2 pages addressing the Requirements and Desirable Skills and Abilities listed in the job announcement.
SMCCCD Office of Human Resources
3401 CSM Drive, San Mateo, CA 94402
Tel.: (650) 574-6555 Fax (650) 574-6574
Web Page: www.smccd.edu/hr
The cover letter should address applicant qualifications as they directly relate to the Requirements and Desirable Skills and Abilities listed in this announcement.
Unofficial copies of all undergraduate and graduate academic transcripts may be submitted with the application; official copies will be required at the time of the interview.