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Transfer Center Counselor (Categorically Funded) (One or More)

South Orange County Community College District

Job Title: Transfer Center Counselor (Categorically Funded) (One or More)
Job Location: Mission Viejo , CA
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Advising/counseling/support
Date Posted: 2018-01-16
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Transfer Center Counselor (Categorically Funded) (One or More)
South Orange County Community College District

Transfer Center Counselor (Categorically Funded) (One or More)    
Saddleback College
Job Close Date: 02/12/2018

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:    
Provide individual and group counseling for students with academic, career, and personal concerns. Conduct student orientation and advisement sessions and help students in developing and achieving individual Educational Plans. Assist students in defining personal and educational plans and goals. Create an environment for students that develops self-direction capabilities. Develop proficiency and maintain competency in the use of computer applications used in counseling and articulation-related activities. May instruct Counseling courses and counseling-related workshops. Participate in general faculty functions related to the educational program in-service programs and professional development.

Support the college’s articulation programs, procedures and policies as directed by the California Education Code, California State University (CSU), and University of California (UC) regulations and standards, California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office Curriculum Review Committee Guidelines and Standards.
Assignments may include evening and weekend hours.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:    
The successful candidate must meet one of the following criteria:
1. Master’s degree or higher 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 from an accredited college or university; OR
2. A combination of education and experience that is at least the equivalent of item 1 above (candidates making application on the basis of equivalency must submit the Supplemental Application for Equivalency Determination form in addition to all other required materials); OR
3. Valid California Community College Instructor Credential, appropriate to the subject, per Education Code 87355 (issued prior to July 1, 1990): OR
4. A combination of education and experience that is at least the equivalent of items 1 or 2 above.

(NOTE: A license as a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) is an alternative qualification for this discipline, pursuant to Title 5, section 53410.1.)

Experience Required:    
• Minimum of one (1) year full-time or two (2) years of part-time secondary or post-secondary experience in counseling, including personal, career, academic, and group counseling within a diverse student population.
• Demonstrated knowledge of Title V state-mandated Transfer Center guidelines and mandates.
• Evidence of sensitivity to, and understanding of, the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.
• Experience teaching courses in academic and career planning, study skills, and/or human and helping relationships. Teaching experience within a secondary or post-secondary setting.

Desired Qualifications:    
Preference will be given to those candidates demonstrating a high level of professional expertise on the basis of:
• A minimum of two (2) years full-time or four (4) years of part-time transfer counseling experience in community college setting, including personal, career, and academic issues with a diverse student population.
• Experience in community college counseling, including personal, career, and academic issues with a diverse student population, including student veterans, DSPS and foster youth, EOPS and CALWORK’s.
• Experience in curriculum development, and in the creation of articulation and various transfer agreements (i.e., general education, course-to-course, major preparation agreements, and TAGs) with UC, CSU, independent, and out-of-state colleges and universities.
• Knowledge of ASSIST and other online (e.g. MAP, TES) Transfer/Counseling and articulation resources.
• Experience teaching courses on career and vocational planning, study skills, and human and helping relationships. Teaching experience within a secondary or post-secondary setting.
• Experience in teaching or leading groups related to academic, career, and personal counseling.
• Experience in integrating the use of technology in the Transfer Center and transfer activities.
• Experience in the use of computer technology as a teaching tool, a student tracking system, and a communication network with transfer services and articulation activities.
• Proficiency in using the Internet for accessing Transfer/Counseling information.
•Experience in conducting workshops, seminars, and support groups.

Information and Application Process Instructions

To Apply:
Please visit the District’s Employment Opportunities website at https://jobs.socccd.edu for a detailed job description, to learn more about the District and to complete an on-line application.  

NOTICE TO ALL CANDIDATES FOR EMPLOYMENT: The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Public Law 99-603, requires that employers obtain documentation from every new employee which authorizes that individual to accept employment in this country.  


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