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San Jose/Evergreen Community College District
  • Position Number: 1224039
  • Location: San Jose, CA
  • Position Type: Counseling


GENERAL COUNSELOR (Milpitas Extension Center) - Temporary


San Jose/Evergreen Community College District



Position #: 1800050

Required Documents:
Cover Letter, Resume/CV, Transcript Master's Degree (Must include Award/Confer Date)

Opportunity Type:
ACADEMIC EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY - TEMPORARY

Department:
Counseling and Matriculation

Posting Date:
05/03/2018

First Review Date:
6/10/2018

Work Location:
Milpitas Extension Campus

Position Status:
Full-time

Salary Range:
$73,959 to $94,948 Entry Level Annual Salary (Academic Salary Schedule 2016-2017); Maximum Salary Potential $128,703. Note: Actual Salary placement is based on candidate's verified education and experience.

Benefits Available:
Excellent fringe benefit package includes a pension, medical, dental, vision, EAP (employee assistance plan) and life insurance for employee and eligible dependents, and income protection. Voluntary plans include supplemental life insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, 403b and 457 Deferred Compensation Accounts. Faculty also receive paid sick leave.

Position Summary:


Position Purpose:


Duties and Responsibilities:
  1. Provide academic, vocational, career and personal guidance and counseling for prospective, new and continuing students.
  2. Work with students to develop abbreviated and comprehensive educational plans to meet SSSP mandates.
  3. Provide leadership counseling components and initiatives for the Milpitas Extension Center including outreach for admission, assessment, and orientation, counseling and follow up/retention services components for at-risk students.
  4. Work with the Milpitas Team and Dean of Counseling on developing the plan for implementation of counseling services including develop materials, guides, and training.
  5. Provide counseling services to high school students, adults, and other prospective students.
  6. Work in a team environment with Milpitas Director, Enrollment Coordinator and other staff and faculty to ensure the goals, mission and vision of Milpitas Extension Center are achieved.
  7. Answer parent questions on dual and concurrent enrollment.
  8. Develop educational plans, provide orientation, refer students to resources, assist with registration and clearing pre-requisites, and complete SSSP Matriculation Exemptions as needed.
  9. Utilize multiple measures and other assessment tools for placing students in courses.
  10. Support registered students with SAS and other needs.
  11. Monitor and track students' academic progress to ensure attainment of educational goal.
  12. Facilitate small and large-group workshops and general information sessions to explain Milpitas programs and course offerings.
  13. Utilize the district's computerized course prerequisite system and create electronic student educational plans.
  14. Interpret with accuracy placement and career assessment results; assessment includes evaluation of placement scores, course placement, transcripts, pre-requisite clearance, and multiple measures.
  15. Provide orientations and workshops at local high schools to promote CTE programs as part of outreach efforts.
  16. Work with high school partners in the Dual Enrollment and Concurrent Enrollment programs to support their students educational pathway to the community college.
  17. Communicate subject matter clearly, correctly and effectively.
  18. Use appropriate preparation and organizational skills in area of assignment.
  19. Adapt methodologies for students with special needs and different learning styles.
  20. Demonstrate commitment to professional development, including but not limited to activities such as: participation in professional conferences, workshops, seminars, membership in professional organizations, research projects, publishing academic work, participation in statewide committees or organizations, etc.
  21. Demonstrate sensitivity in working with students and staff of diverse racial, ethnic, academic and socio economic backgrounds, sexual orientation, and disabilities by showing respect for differences and the dignity of others.
  22. Participate in faculty responsibilities such as: course and curriculum development and review, student learning outcomes and assessment, program review, committees, research and special projects as needed in the discipline/department or district.
  23. Attend and participate in department, division and college meetings and keep posted office hours.
  24. Meet record keeping obligations on time, e.g. grades, census, reports, rosters, textbook orders, and requisitions.
  25. Maintain and provide current course syllabi as required by California Education Code and Board policy.
  26. Foster a professional work and learning environment.
  27. Perform other duties as required by the Collective Bargaining Agreement.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  1. Provide academic, vocational, career and personal guidance and counseling for prospective, new and continuing students.
  2. Work with students to develop abbreviated and comprehensive educational plans to meet SSSP mandates.
  3. Provide leadership counseling components and initiatives for the Milpitas Extension Center including outreach for admission, assessment, and orientation, counseling and follow up/retention services components for at-risk students.
  4. Work with the Milpitas Team and Dean of Counseling on developing the plan for implementation of counseling services including develop materials, guides, and training.
  5. Provide counseling services to high school students, adults, and other prospective students.
  6. Work in a team environment with Milpitas Director, Enrollment Coordinator and other staff and faculty to ensure the goals, mission and vision of Milpitas Extension Center are achieved.
  7. Answer parent questions on dual and concurrent enrollment.
  8. Develop educational plans, provide orientation, refer students to resources, assist with registration and clearing pre-requisites, and complete SSSP Matriculation Exemptions as needed.
  9. Utilize multiple measures and other assessment tools for placing students in courses.
  10. Support registered students with SAS and other needs.
  11. Monitor and track students' academic progress to ensure attainment of educational goal.
  12. Facilitate small and large-group workshops and general information sessions to explain Milpitas programs and course offerings.
  13. Utilize the district's computerized course prerequisite system and create electronic student educational plans.
  14. Interpret with accuracy placement and career assessment results; assessment includes evaluation of placement scores, course placement, transcripts, pre-requisite clearance, and multiple measures.
  15. Provide orientations and workshops at local high schools to promote CTE programs as part of outreach efforts.
  16. Work with high school partners in the Dual Enrollment and Concurrent Enrollment programs to support their students educational pathway to the community college.
  17. Communicate subject matter clearly, correctly and effectively.
  18. Use appropriate preparation and organizational skills in area of assignment.
  19. Adapt methodologies for students with special needs and different learning styles.
  20. Demonstrate commitment to professional development, including but not limited to activities such as: participation in professional conferences, workshops, seminars, membership in professional organizations, research projects, publishing academic work, participation in statewide committees or organizations, etc.
  21. Demonstrate sensitivity in working with students and staff of diverse racial, ethnic, academic and socio economic backgrounds, sexual orientation, and disabilities by showing respect for differences and the dignity of others.
  22. Participate in faculty responsibilities such as: course and curriculum development and review, student learning outcomes and assessment, program review, committees, research and special projects as needed in the discipline/department or district.
  23. Attend and participate in department, division and college meetings and keep posted office hours.
  24. Meet record keeping obligations on time, e.g. grades, census, reports, rosters, textbook orders, and requisitions.
  25. Maintain and provide current course syllabi as required by California Education Code and Board policy.
  26. Foster a professional work and learning environment.
  27. Perform other duties as required by the Collective Bargaining Agreement.


Special Licenses, Certificates, etc.:


Minimum Qualifications:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

1. Master's degree 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

OR

*The Equivalent

(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, pursuant to title 5, section 53410.1.)

2. Demonstrated sensitivity, knowledge, and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, gender, gender identity, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of the students we serve and sensitivity to and knowledge and understanding of groups historically underrepresented, and groups who may have experienced discrimination.

3. Success integrating diversity as appropriate into the major duties outlined in the job description and in the duties listed in the District's hiring policy; or demonstrated equivalent transferable skills to do so.

Desired Qualifications:
1. Understanding of Dual Enrollment, Concurrent Enrollment.
2. Bilingual abilities, desirable.

Physical Demands:


About San Jose/Evergreen Community College District:
The District is represented by dedicated and talented employees who are passionate about providing our student population with the best educational experience possible. The District recognizes that cultural diversity in the academic environment promotes academic excellence; fosters cultural, racial and human understanding; provides positive roles models for all students, and creates an inclusive and supportive educational and work environment for its employees, students, and the community it serves.

As of fall 2017, with enrollment of approximately 18,500 per semester, and an extremely diverse student population (Hispanic/Latino 44%, Black/African-American 4%, Asian/Pacific Islander 32%, American Indian/Native American 0.5%, White/Caucasian 11%) attaining educational goals reflecting 45% - AA Degree and Transfer to a 4-Year College/ University, the District's emphasis on student success makes it a recognized educational leader in the State.

The District encourages a diverse pool of applicants to serve as colleagues to an existing diverse faculty consisting of 18% Hispanic/Latino, 25% Asian/Pacific Islander, 7% Black/African American, 1% American Indian/Native American, 45% White/Caucasian, and as well as encouraging applications from all qualified, outstanding applicants.

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement:
San Jose/Evergreen Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of ethnic group identification, race, color, language, accent, immigration status, ancestry, national origin, age, gender, gender identity, religion, sexual orientation, transgender, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, and physical or mental disability consistent with applicable federal and state laws.

CONTACT:
Human Resources/Employment Services, 40 S. Market Street, San Jose, CA 95113, (408) 270-6414.

Application Procedures, Notes and Contact Info:

Interested applicants MUST SUBMIT ONLINE ALL of the following materials by the closing date to be considered for the position (Posting at: https://sjeccd.hiretouch.com. Click "APPLY"):

1. A completed online San Jose/Evergreen Community College District POSITION APPLICATION
2. COVER LETTER (Must state how you meet ALL the minimum qualifications in EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE as described in the job announcement Minimum Qualifications section. Also, state how you meet other qualifications)
3. RESUME, and
4. TRANSCRIPT(S) - NOT DIPLOMAS - (unofficial or official copies) for stated degrees (having confer/award dates) or courses. Official transcripts will be required prior to employment start date should the position be offered. If foreign degrees, must submit Equivalency Certification (See #6 of the Instruction Section below).

ABOUT TRANSCRIPTS:
If you do not have an electronic version of the transcript, you can get it scanned at Office Max, Office Depot, Staples, etc.; then attach the electronic version of your transcript to this online application at the later part of the application process.

For assistance, contact:
Office of Human Resources, Employment Services
40 S. Market Street, San Jose, CA 95113
Phone: (408) 270-6414 Fax: (408) 239-8818
Email: Hremploymentservices@sjeccd.edu
Web site @ https://jobs.sjeccd.edu. or www.sjeccd.edu.

To learn more about us and all our open positions, visit: http://www.sjeccd.edu/district-services/human-resources/employment-opportunities





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