Requisition ID req815 Department Counseling Services Campus SY-Sylvania Campus Employment Type Faculty Job Close Date 5/21/2021 Position Summary

This full-time Counselor position includes providing individual and group counseling, psychoeducational workshops, and contributing to the development and implementation of programming specifically focused on equity and inclusion.

PCC counselors guide students in meeting their respective educational, personal, social and vocational goals, using judgment consistent with standards of the licensing boards and state and federal guidelines, and based upon adequate knowledge of counseling practices, methods, techniques, interpersonal relationships and community resources. Counselors provide prevention, outreach and intervention services and participate in committees and/or college service.

Candidate Profile

These qualifications, skills and abilities are critical for success in this position.
Throughout the screening process, you will be evaluated based on the demonstration of these qualifications.

  • Experience working in a college counseling center or similar setting.
  • Ability to provide brief, effective individual and group counseling and psychoeducational programming An understanding of service assessment and evaluation.
  • A clear and working understanding of issues of social justice, racism, oppression and bias, and the subsequent impact of these phenomena on PCC students.
  • Demonstrated skills and training specifically focused on supporting the needs of students of color, students from indigenous communities, LGBTQIA students, international students, students from diverse religious affiliations, undocumented students, students with disabilities, first generation college students, and/or military veterans on a college campus.

Minimum Qualifications

To be considered, your application must demonstrate these minimum qualifications. (Experience is calculated based on the start and end dates you provide multiplied by the number of hours per week worked).

  • Master's degree (or higher) in Counseling, Counseling Psychology, Social Work, or related area required. Degree must be from an accredited institution.
  • Two years of experience providing academic, personal and/or career development counseling. Internship experience may be counted.
  • Active, unrestricted professional practice license or within 400 practice hours of licensure completion.

Starting Salary Expectations Initial Salary Placement up to Step 3 ($61,137) will be based on related experience, per PCC's collective bargaining agreement. Position Grade Salary Range $57346 to $97136 Annual Salary FTE 1 PCC Benefits

PCC offers a comprehensive benefit package designed to provide employees and their families, including domestic partners, with access to a broad range of benefit options. Includes Health, Dental, and Vision options, Group Life, Long-term Disability, Long-term Care, and Auto and Home Insurance programs.

PCC currently funds the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System (PERS/OPSRP) pension and contributes an additional 6% into the employee's Individual Account Program under PERS/OPSRP. A portion of the 6% will be diverted to The Employee Pension Stability Account as mandated by Senate Bill 1049. PCC offers a tax deferred annuity program and a deferred compensation program where employees may save additional pre-tax dollars for retirement.

Additionally, PCC provides a tuition waiver for courses offered at PCC for yourself, domestic partner, and dependent children under 24 years of age; plus partial tuition reimbursement for yourself at other accredited institutions.

* Please note: Temporary Full-Time Faculty are not eligible for Personal Leave Days, Life Insurance, Long-term Disability, or AD&D Insurance.

Paid Leave:

  • 1 day of sick leave for every 18 days worked (~10 per year)
  • 21 hours of additional personal leave per year
  • 4 paid holidays (which occur during the term you are teaching)

View a complete list of PCC benefits .

Background Check Required Yes

Portland Community College complies with the Oregon Veterans' Preference in Public Employment law which provides qualifying veterans and disabled veterans with preference in employment. You will be given instructions during the application process to claim Veterans' Preference in the recruitment of this position, and to provide the documents required for verification of eligibility. Please do not send your documentation to the hiring manager directly. For verification of eligibility, please submit the following documentation:

  • Veterans: DD214
  • Disabled Veterans: DD214 and Letter from the Department of VA

Portland Community College is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or any other protected class.

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