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Counselor/Coordinator, (One Year-Grant Funded) Temporary (Non-Tenured) Position

Position Deleted on 11/16/2011. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
San Mateo, CA
  • Admin - Counseling
  • Admin - Academic Advising
  • Admin - Career Counseling and Placement
Application Due:
Open Until Filled
Full Time
$57,041 to $76,412 USD Per Year

San Mateo County Community College District

Counselor/Coordinator, (One Year-Grant Funded) Temporary (Non-Tenured) Position Posting Number: 0600607
Salary: Initial placement with a Master's degree can range from $57,041 up to $71,580 per year; with a PhD from $65,351 to $76,412 per year.
Division: SKY - Counseling
Position Type: Faculty Positions
Location: Skyline College
Percentage of Full Time: 100%
Months per Year: 1 Year-Grant Funded, Temp (Non-Tenured) Fall 2011/Spring 2012, 10 month (30 hours per week)
Position Number: 2FT011
Posting Date: 09-15-2011
First Review Date: Deadline is 10 p.m. PST 10-07-2011
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
General Statement:
This is a full-time, one year, non-tenured, grant- funded counseling faculty position reporting to the Dean of Counseling to serve programs funded through the Career Advancement Academy (CAA) Bridge Program Grant. The academic year of faculty is 10 months (30 hours per week).

Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Provide comprehensive counseling services to students including academic, career and personal counseling. This includes helping students apply to Skyline College; assisting with matriculation process; assessing students' eligibility for enrollment in Career Advancement Academy (CAA) courses; assisting students in clarifying their career and educational goals, developing student educational plans (SEPs) and selecting courses.

2. Coordinate the delivery of special services programs and designated services for eligible students. This includes coordinating the identification, recruitment, and selection of students for special programs and services; administering initial intakes with students; providing orientation of programs and available services; assessing participant's eligibility for program and services; assisting students with applications if eligible; providing students with program services.

3. Teach career courses geared toward short-term and long-term career goals. Develop, deliver, and continuously improve curriculum and lessons. Administer and interpret career assessments.

4. Liaison with CAA Project Director and CAA Program Services Coordinator to assess program and participant success. This includes monitoring student academic progress throughout the semester; providing support services throughout the semester; maintaining student case files; providing accurate records and reports to ensure compliance with identified policies and procedures.

5. Deliver referrals to appropriate on and off campus resources to ensure student success and support. This includes collaborating with both instructional and counseling faculty and staff; interacts with special programs such as Grove Scholars Program, Financial Aid, Career Center, Employment Development Department, Workforce Investment Board, Career Ladders Project, and San Mateo County Human Services Agency programs to maximize student success.

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 OR the equivalent OR a license as a Marriage Family Therapist.
2. Demonstrated cultural competence, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff.
3. Knowledge of career counseling, academic counseling, and student development theories and relevant applications to program development.

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 in the job announcement. Transcripts required.

Academic Background Equivalence: Meet all of the requirements for minimum qualifications in an allied field, and twenty-four (24) semester units of both upper division and graduate work in the academic field specified in the job announcement. Transcripts required.

Professional Achievement Equivalence: Outstanding professional achievement or substantial training in the field specified in the job announcement. 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 candidates for interview from among those applicants who, in addition to meeting the minimum requirements, give evidence of the following:
1. Experience counseling students in technical or occupational programs
2. Success in recruiting students for technical/occupational related programs.
3. Preparation for or experience in designing and preparing Student Educational Plans (SEPs) for community college students, knowledge of matriculation process, technical and/or occupational programs.
4. Ability to use computer databases to enter and retrieve student information and maintain student records and files.
5. Ability to track program work plan progress and effectively present results in writing and in person utilizing a variety of software such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
6. Experience successfully collaborating with diverse individuals and organizations including both instructional and counseling faculty and staff; liaising with student support service programs and community and county social services; and making appropriate college and community referrals to maximize student success.
7. Ability to effectively present, promote, and recruit for service programs that serve low income students and that support student success.

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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.


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