Full Time Counselor, Guided Pathways

  • Victor Valley College
  • Victorville, CA, USA
  • Apr 23, 2022
Full time Advising/Counseling/Support

Job Description


Full Time Counselor, Guided Pathways

Victor Valley College

Salary: $55,714.00 - $116,888.00 Annually

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Job Number: 2022-177 FTCOUNS10(2)

Location: CA 92395, CA


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Basic Functions


10-Month Tenure Track Position




Initial salary placement ranges from $55,714 to $87,247, based upon education and experience. The current faculty salary schedule includes five classes and twenty steps with a maximum annual salary of $116,888. A District-paid comprehensive benefit package which includes medical, dental and vision insurances for the employee and dependents, and a $50,000 employee life insurance policy are provided. For the most updated information please visit our benefits web page.

Appointment to this position is subject to availability of funds. Salary schedule subject to change.

Representative Duties
Working with students to develop comprehensive individualized education program plans. E

Assisting in the organization and implementation of matriculation activities, such as orientation, assessment, and progress follow-up. E

Participating in developing and implementing strategies and materials to increase student retention and transfer rates. E

Selecting and interpreting educational, vocational and personal assessment instruments. E

Participating in the articulation process. E

Facilitating group counseling sessions. E

Presenting workshops on a variety of topics. E

Teaching guidance classes in career planning, re-entry, and academic success. E

Outreach/liaison to local high schools and community agencies. E

Effectively using current information technologies. E

Participating in program and curriculum development. E

Counseling/advising students, and performing related duties as assigned. E

Complying with all Title 5 program requirements and District policies and procedures in the performance of all duties. E

Participating in staff development activities. E

Serving on area and college wide committees as necessary to support and enrich college programs, activities, and initiatives. E

Demonstrating sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of students and colleagues. E

Promoting the success of a diverse student population through the use of effective counseling/advisement methods, models, and strategies and through the use of effective teaching methodologies. E

Participating in the assessments of related service area outcomes and student learning outcomes. E

Victor Valley College is implementing Guided Pathways: The role of this position will be to provide case-management and intentional interventions as part of a Student Success Team for an assigned pathway. E

Counsel students in the appropriate academic and vocational aspects of their pathway; provide academic advising and counseling to an identified caseload. E

Goals for Guided Pathways are to create a more engaging experience for students, close the achievement gap, and ensure increased student success. E


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.

(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.)

Must have sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.
Bilingual (Spanish)

We will be using the guidelines set by the Academic Affairs Division of the Chancellor's Office, California Community Colleges. See their website: California Community Colleges for the most current minimum qualifications for faculty in California Community Colleges. The Minimum Qualifications for Faculty and Administrators in California Community Colleges handbook can be viewed at: 2021 Minimum Qualifications Handbook

If you feel you have equivalent qualifications, please review the supplemental information for Faculty Equivalency Qualifications can be viewed at: Faculty Equivalency Qualifications

Submit your request for equivalency ONLY IF your education and/or experience are different, but equivalent, to the minimum qualifications stated in the job announcement. If you have additional questions please contact Human Resources directly at (760) 245-4271 Ext. 2486.
Some specialized courses may require specific certificates (must meet minimum content requirements specified by outside/other agencies based on accreditation).

Office, classroom, lab and/or on-line environment. Position requires ability to communicate and exchange information. The assignment may include day, weekend, and/or evening classes on campus and/or at off campus locations.

Knowledge and Abilities

To be considered a candidate for this position, all materials required should be received at the Victor Valley College Office of Human Resources by the First Review Date of May 19, 2022. Application materials will be accepted after this date, however, if a file is not complete by the First Review Date, the application may not be considered by the Screening Committee.

This recruitment may be used to fill future vacancies.

You may check your status at any time by logging into Victor Valley College Online Application Site at School Jobs with your username and password.

It is the applicant's responsibility to ensure that all requested materials are received. All materials included in the application packet become District property, will not be returned, and will not be copied.

All information qualifying an applicant for the position must be included on the Victor Valley College Application. To assist the District in determining whether an applicant meets the minimum requirements, descriptions of an applicant's present and past job duties should include details pertinent to the position for which he/she is applying.

Applicants may be notified by email during any phase of this recruitment regarding status.

If it is unclear whether an applicant meets the minimum qualifications for the position from the application, that applicant will be disqualified.

It is not unusual for the District to receive hundreds of applications for a position. For this reason, it is advantageous to make the application as easy to review as possible.

Candidates wishing to apply for more than one position must apply for each position separately.

A complete file consists of all of the following:
1. A completed Victor Valley College application electronic form
2. A letter expressing interest in the position

3. A current resume

4. Copies of transcripts showing college degrees and coursework. NOTE: Degrees must be from an accredited institution. It is the responsibility of the candidate to include U.S. evaluations of non-U.S. transcripts with their application. Link to - State of California Commission on Teacher Credentialing: https://www.ctc.ca.gov/docs/default-source/leaflets/cl635.pdf?sfvrsn=bb4f6e6a_2

5. Supplemental Application for Equivalent Qualifications (if applicable)

Victor Valley College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Victor Valley College prohibits sexual harassment and assures that all employees will enjoy equal opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or status as a veteran. Employment acceptance or rejection shall be based on job-related qualifications.

To apply, please visit https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/vvc/jobs/3482471/full-time-counselor-guided-pathways


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