Job Details
Counselor
Faculty
09/20/2018
10/31/2018
Opened until filled

COUNSELOR

FIRST REVIEW OCTOBER 31, 2018 - OPEN UNTIL FILLED

$58,907 TO $107,698 PER YEAR

195-DAY CONTRACT / FULL-TIME TENURE TRACK

 

This is a full-time, tenure track faculty position with a 195 day contract. This position is a part categorically funded and part District funded full-time faculty position.  Under the supervision of the Associate Dean of Student Services, the Counselor will provides direct academic, career, and personal counseling services to Students. The Counselor works with a minimum of supervision to perform the counseling functions.

The College is seeking applications from an individual who has the desired characteristics and skills necessary to provide exemplary service to students.

It is a continuing goal of College of the Siskiyous to hire and retain people who reflect the rich diversity of the District and its student body. College of the Siskiyous is an equal opportunity employer.

  • Provide academic, career, and personal counseling services to students district-wide
  • Interpret assessment scores and implement course placement processes using multiple measures 
  • Prepare and update educational plans
  • In response to data, assist in development of specialized programs, services and curriculum
  • Assist with the development and implementation of the college’s Student Equity and Achievement (SEA), Guided Pathways, and other student success efforts
  • Prepare and maintain academic advising materials
  • Coordinate and/or provide career services for students
  • Assist as needed with articulation, student outreach, and recruitment activities
  • Teach guidance and college success courses as assigned
  • Develop and present career and/or college success related workshops
  • Classroom Duties: Provide instruction that may include lecture and laboratory classes in the discipline in accordance with established COS approved curriculum and course outlines; inform students about course requirements, evaluation procedures, attendance and participation requirements in a course syllabus; effectively teach and communicate with students of diverse backgrounds.
  • Interaction with students out of class: Advise students on academic and career matters; assist in outreach and articulation with high schools, four-year colleges and universities; post and maintain adequate and regular office hours in accordance with prevailing policy.
  • Other Duties: Professional and curriculum development- Remain current in field and curriculum and instructional methods; develop, maintain and evaluate curriculum including development and assessment of student learning outcomes; select textbooks; evaluate course materials; interact with faculty and staff in other areas of instruction and participate in the development of instructional  methods, technology and materials; work with peers in higher education, and where appropriate, business and industry to maintain currency of instructional programs.
  • Maintain necessary attendance, scholastic and student records, and submit them according to published guidelines; prepare and grade class assignments and evaluations according to course syllabus.
  • Interaction with Colleagues: Participate in college governance by serving on college committees; participate in professional development, including flex obligations; assist with student and other educational activities in accordance with college policies; establish and maintain effective work relationships.
  1. Master’s 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, 
  2. 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.)

Note: Applicants applying under “equivalency” must provide detailed written documentation explaining how their academic preparation is equivalent to the degrees listed.

 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Knowledge of, and familiarity with, curriculum offerings, enrollment trends, requirements for Associate degrees and Associate Degrees for Transfer (ADT), and general education patterns in secondary and postsecondary education.
  2. Demonstrated understanding of Student Equity and Achievement (SEA), Guided Pathways, and other student success initiatives.
  3. Experience in working with Veterans and students receiving Veterans benefits.
  4. Knowledge or, or experience with, International students and requirements of their enrollment.
  5. Knowledge and experience with NCAA transfer requirements and working with student athletes transferring from a California community college to another college/university.
  6. Meet minimum qualifications to provide counseling for EOPS (Title 5, Section 56264) and/or DSPS (Title 5, Section 53414). 

 

  • Sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.
  • Ability to develop and implement specialized counseling programs and services for low-income and educationally disadvantaged students.
  • Knowledge of vocational fields and career trends.

 

SALARY AND BENEFITS:

  • The annual salary range for a 195 day contract is: $58,907—$107,698. Starting placement on the District salary schedule is based upon years of experience and number units completed beyond the Master’s degree.  New academic employees may receive credit for no more than 5 years of job-related experience.  Starting salary range is: $58,907 – $79,440
  • Faculty members with an earned doctorate from a regionally accredited institution receive an additional $2,000 annual stipend.
  • The District offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, and vision coverage to employees and qualified dependents.
  • The employee participates in CalSTRS through District and employee contributions.

 

Selection Process

After the preliminary screening, selected candidates will be invited to the campus for an initial interview with the Search Committee.  At the discretion of the District, videoconference interviews (in lieu of an in-person initial interview) may be offered.  Candidates to be interviewed will be selected from applicants who most closely meet the minimum and desired qualifications.  Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview.  The Search Committee will recommend a slate of finalists to the Superintendent/President for a final interview.

The District reserves the right to re-advertise the position or to delay indefinitely filling of the position if it is deemed that applicants for the position do not constitute an adequate applicant pool or if funding is not available.

 

Conditions of Employment

Employees must satisfy all the pre-employment requirements prior to appointment that include, but are not limited to, tuberculosis clearance (EC 87408.6), fingerprint processing, and verification of their legal right to work in the United States.  A pre-employment physical examination may be required.

Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations in completing the application or interview process must notify the Human Resources Office in advance.

College of the Siskiyous is an equal opportunity employer. The policy of the District is to encourage applications from ethnic and racial minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and Vietnam-era veterans. No person shall be denied employment because of ethnicity or race, color, sex or gender, gender identity, age, religion, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, medical conditions, status as a Vietnam-era veteran, ancestry, or political or organizational affiliation.

College of the Siskiyous is accredited by the Accrediting commission for Community and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

Work is mostly indoors with limited lifting.
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