Part Time Faculty - Counselor

California, United States
Salary Not Specified
Apr 02, 2021
Employment Type
Part Time

El Camino College is seeking individuals to provide counseling services to a diverse student population including new and re-entering students; those pursuing career and transfer goals, and academic progress/probation for program specific and general student population. The assignments may be in a myriad of areas counseling services are assigned including, but not limited to, EOPS/CARE, First Year Experience, Outreach, Veterans Services, Special Resource Center, Transfer, meta major counseling areas or an equity based special program. Positions may include holistic and intrusive counseling, case management, and working collaboratively with instructional faculty as embedded counselors and/or presenting in classrooms or in course learning management system for online courses. Further assignments may include recruitment into a special program or cohort and working with faculty and staff to promote equity mindedness and cultural responsiveness.

Typical duties include: Counseling students in all academic and career/technical areas; providing virtual counseling and/or group counseling, participation in the matriculation process, including assessment, orientation, development of student education plans and identifying retention strategies to achieve desired outcome and follow-up; teaching in the area of career planning and/or orientation; career planning for undecided students, counseling probation/dismissal status students; recruitment, and in fostering continuing relationships with District high schools, and other duties as assigned by dean.

Faculty job responsibilities include maintaining records of services provided to prospective and current students, assessment of learning outcomes to improve teaching and learning in achieving El Camino College's mission of institutional effectiveness, quality educational programs, and vibrant student support services. Some assignments may include evenings, weekends, and/or student support services for dual enrollment courses offered offsite on high school campuses.


Master's degree in counseling, rehabilitation counseling, counseling psychology, clinical psychology; guidance counseling, educational counseling, social work, or career development; EOPS position requires additional qualifications as listed below; OR

The equivalent - Candidates not possessing the required qualification(s) as stated on this announcement must complete the Request For Equivalency Form as part of the application process to explain in detail how their qualifications are equivalent to those above; OR

Valid California community college instructor credential in appropriate subject issued prior to July 1, 1990 (per California Education Code 87355); AND

Sensitivity to and understanding of diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of college students and of individuals with disabilities.

Extended Opportunity Programs and Services - Requires the following additional qualifications:

Two years of occupational experience relating to ethnic minorities or persons challenged by language, social or economic disadvantages, AND minimum of nine (9) semester units specifically related to these categories OR six (6) semester units or equivalent of college level counseling practicum or acceptable counseling field work courses in a community college EOPS program or program specific to this population.

Special Resource Center - Disabled Students and Program Services (DSPS) - Requires the following additional qualifications: Master's degree in rehabilitation counseling; OR

Master's degree in counseling, guidance counseling, student personnel, clinical or counseling psychology, education counseling, social work, career development, marriage and family therapy, marriage, family and child counseling; OR

Bachelor's degree in marriage and family therapy or in marriage, family and child counseling; AND

possession of a license as a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT); and either fifteen or more semester units in upper division or graduate level course work specifically related to people with disabilities, or completion of six semester units, or the equivalent of a graduate-level counseling practicum or counseling field work courses, in a postsecondary Disabled Students Programs and Services Program or in a program dealing with people with disabilities; OR

two years of fulltime experience, or the equivalent, in one or more of the following: (A) Counseling for students with disabilities; or (B) Counseling in industry, government, public agencies, military or private social welfare organizations in which the responsibilities of the position were predominantly or exclusively for persons with disabilities, or the equivalent.


Recent California Community College counseling experience.

Recent experience counseling specialized populations such as first year and first-generation students, formerly incarcerated/system impacted, current and former foster youth, undocumented and Dreamers, LGBTQIA+, and other educationally or socio economically disadvantaged students.

Experience with case management in educational or community service settings.

Demonstrated experience and ability to work effectively with an ethnic, cultural and socially diverse student population.

Knowledge and experience with equity-grounded counseling practices.

Knowledge of career and vocational counseling trends.

Knowledge of transfer counseling.

Adept with computers and software applications; knowledge of Microsoft, Scheduling Software, Educational Planning Software, and video conferencing programs helpful.

Bi-lingual experience highly desirable.


Part-time, hourly, on-call positions, on as-needed basis and according to assigned program qualification requirements, such as counseling within meta majors, FYE, Outreach, EOPS, Veterans, formerly incarcerated, undocumented/Dreamers and embedded counseling for the 2021-2022 year starting Summer or fall 2021 semester, beginning August 2021. Offer and acceptance of employment is subject to verification of all information provided on the employment application, credential(s), transcripts, fingerprint results, and tuberculosis examination as required. Candidates selected for employment must agree to be fingerprinted, submit Certification of Completion of the Tuberculosis Risk Assessment and/or examination, provide proof of eligibility for employment in the United States, and present a valid social security card upon hire.

*Must be able to travel to local high schools, churches, community groups, organizations or other off-site work locations.


The beginning rate is $50.90 - $61.32 per hour depending on education and experience.


1) Online application:

2) Cover letter describing how applicant meets the qualifications.

3) Resume including educational background, professional experience, and related personal development and accomplishments.

4) Pertinent transcripts (only in pdf format) as stated in the job qualifications. (Unofficial computer-generated academic records/transcripts must include the name of the institution and degrees awarded to be acceptable.) Multiple page transcripts must be loaded as ONE pdf document.

Foreign Transcripts: Transcripts issued outside the United States of America require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. For information on transcript evaluation services, please visit:

5) Evidence of a valid community college credential, if applicant holds one.

Applicants with disabilities requiring special accommodations must contact Human Resources at least five (5) working days prior to the final filing date:

Please Note: Documents submitted or uploaded for a previous position cannot be reused for other positions. You must submit the required documents for each position you apply for by the closing date. Failure to do so will result in an incomplete application. Applications with an incomplete status will not receive consideration. You may check the status of your application online.

If you need assistance you may call 310-660-3593 Ext. 3807 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday or by email:

Due to the large volume of calls received on closing dates, we highly recommend that you do not wait until the last day to apply so that we may assist you with questions or technical matters that may arise. Give yourself sufficient time to complete the profile, which may take 45 minutes or more. Positions close promptly at 3:00 p.m.

CLOSING DATE: WEDNESDAY, APRIL 21, 2021 at 3:00 p.m.

In accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, El Camino College has published Annual Security Reports and all required statistical data, which can be found on the Police Department webpage at . These publications include Clery crime statistics for the previous three years relevant to El Camino College classes and activities, in addition to institutional policies concerning campus safety and security. The information is also available in printed form in the lobby of the Police Department and in select locations on campus. Upon request, the Campus Police Department can provide or mail out copies of this publication. Contact them at 310-660-3100.

El Camino College is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The El Camino Community College District is committed to providing an educational and employment environment in which no person is subjected to discrimination on the basis of actual or perceived r ace, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, creed, age (over 40), disability (mental or physical), sex, gender (including pregnancy and childbirth), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military and veteran status, or retaliation; or on any other basis as required by state and federal law.

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