Part-Time Learning Disability (LD) Specialist/Counselor (Pool)

Employer
West Valley-Mission Community College District
Location
California, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Jul 19, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Part Time


Part-Time Learning Disability (LD) Specialist/Counselor (Pool)

West Valley-Mission Community College District


Closing Date:

Definition:
PART-TIME, ASSOCIATE FACULTY POOL

Applications for Part-Time, Associate Faculty pools are continually accepted (unless otherwise specified) by the District and will be added to the application pool for review by hiring authorities on an as-needed basis. Should you be invited for an interview, you will be contacted by a District representative.


Assignment:
This position is a part-time position as a part-time Learning Disability (LD) Specialist AND DSPS Counselor in the Counseling Department and DSPS. The academic assignment may include day, evening or on Saturday assignments and/or in an on-line/distance education format. The assignments are as needed, during Spring, Summer, and/or Fall semesters. This position is represented by the West Valley-Mission Federation of Teachers (WVMFT / AFT Local 6554).

Work location: Mission College, Santa Clara, CA


Salary and Benefits:
Salary is based on a percentage of workload, up to a maximum of 67% of a full-time load. Salary is prorated based on an initial hiring salary range of $27,790-$39,006 per semester; and is based on academic achievement, teaching and related experience.

Minimum Qualifications:
This pool is qualifying candidates to serve as both a LD Specialist AND a DSPS Counselor. As such, BOTH sets of minimum qualifications below must be satisfied:

1. LD Specialist - Possess both:
  • Master’s degree in learning disabilities, special education, education, psychology, speech language pathology, communication disorders, educational or school psychology, counseling, or rehabilitation counseling;
    AND
  • Fifteen (15) semester units of upper division or graduate study in the area of learning disabilities, to include, adult cognitive and achievement assessment or the equivalent;

AND

2. DSPS Counselor - Possess any one of the following:
  • 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; AND
    • 15 or more semester units in upper division or graduate level course work 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 post-secondary Disabled Students Programs and Services program or in a program dealing with people with disabilities, OR
    • Two years of full-time experience, or the equivalent, in one or more of the following:
      • Counseling for students with disabilities; or
      • Counseling in industry, government, public agencies, military or private social welfare organizations in which the responsibilities are for persons with disabilities.
  • 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
    • 15 or more semester units in upper division or graduate level course work 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 post-secondary Disabled Students Programs and Services program or in a program dealing with people with disabilities, OR
    • Two years of full-time experience, or the equivalent, in one or more of the following:
      • Counseling for students with disabilities; or
      • Counseling in industry, government, public agencies, military or private social welfare organizations in which the responsibilities are for persons with disabilities.

AND

3. Understanding of, and sensitivity to the diverse academic, socio-economic, ethnic, religious and cultural backgrounds, disability, and sexual orientation of community college students, faculty and staff.


Examples of Duties and Responsibilities:
Counseling duties and responsibilities may consist of one or more of the following:
  • Counsel and advise students, on both an appointment and a drop-in basis.
  • Perform specialized work duties as necessary during registration periods.
  • May teach Counseling courses.
  • Provide formal in-service training.
  • Participate in program/service development activities.
  • Perform other duties as required for the department and/or college.
  • Work cooperatively within the college community.
  • Foster an environment that protects academic freedom within the college community.
  • Foster a positive working environment that is free from harassment, prejudice and/or bias.
  • Demonstrate a respect for the dignity of each individual.

For more information on this position and to apply, please visit our website at the following link: wvm.peopleadmin.com

Applicants who, due to a disability, require accommodations to complete the application, testing or interview process, please contact Human Resources at (408) 741-2174 to arrange for assistance.

West Valley-Mission Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.




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