PART TIME POOL - COUNSELOR (UMOJA)

Employer
Grossmont/Cuyamaca Community College District
Location
California, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jun 29, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Counseling
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Part Time


PART TIME POOL - COUNSELOR (UMOJA)

R-01476
San Diego County - Grossmont College

Transforming lives through learning isn't just the vision of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District. It happens every day with our 30,000 students who take the first step in their higher education, become trained for a new career, or learn knowledge that transforms their world perspective.

The Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District honors a diverse academic community and fosters equity mindedness across our institutions. As such, the District is committed to eliminating achievement gaps among different student groups by promoting a culture of appreciation for diversity, equity, inclusivity, and social justice, and continuously examining our processes and practices through an equity lens.

The District provides an excellent health and welfare benefits package to its employees. We take care of our employees and have continued to offer medical, dental and vision coverage to eligible employees and their dependents at no charge for any of the plans we offer.

Become a part of this dedicated team in beautiful San Diego County!

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Job Summary
Department: Counseling

FTE: <67%

Work hours: Varies based on assignment

Starting Salary Range: Class II, step 1 of Adjunct, Overload and Substitute Salary Schedule

Anticipated Start Date: As Needed

Job Description

SUMMARY

Under administrative leadership, it is the responsibility of part time faculty to perform tasks which support advancement of the visions, missions, and values of the colleges and District. Part time faculty have responsibilities in regards to their classroom assignment, evaluation of students, curriculum, student advising, professional development, and any assignment-specific needs.

https://www.gcccd.edu/_resources/docs/human-resources/job-descriptions/F.AFT%20-%20INSTRUCTOR%20PART%20TIME.pdf

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • Master's in counseling, rehabilitation counseling, clinical psychology, counseling psychology, guidance counseling, educational counseling, social work, career development, marriage and family therapy, or marriage, family and child counseling, OR
  • The equivalent.

NOTE: If you are applying under an Equivalency, you MUST submit additional Equivalency Determination Form. Your Equivalency Materials must be included in order to submit your application.

Click here for Faculty Equivalency Qualifications.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
The UMOJA Adjunct Counselor serves as a generalist and a regular member of the Counseling Department faculty committed to the academic success, personal growth, and self-actualization of African American and other students. This entails providing counseling services related to transfer, vocational/occupational programs, career and academic skills development. The UMOJA Adjunct Counselor will assists African American and other students in developing and achieving their immediate and long-range academic and occupational goals. Under the direction of the assigned manager, the position will be responsible for teaching counseling courses, leading workshops, orientations, and seminars; assist in developing and implementing necessary retention programs to meet the program participant needs in support of the advancement of the vision, mission, and values of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District.

The UMOJA Counselor will participate in the planning of support programs for student athletes and other students of color that result in the educational growth of UMOJA students. The UMOJA Counselor will be expected to actively participate on campus and within the broader community by serving on departmental and college committees and taking a leadership role in campus, community, and professional organizations. This position may include a combination of day and evening assignments. Grossmont College is strongly committed to providing open access and serving a diverse student population. Counselors will be expected to perform other duties consistent with their faculty job description as stated in the AFT contract available at:

https://www.gcccd.edu/human-resources/labor-contracts.php

NECESSARY QUALIFICATIONS:

Experience and proficiency in educational, career, and personal counseling at a community college, university or clinical setting.

Experience advising African American and other students about certificates, associate degrees, and transfer requirements.

Training and experience working with individuals and groups in providing personal and crisis counseling.

Ability to use technology in providing counseling services.

Experience teaching career planning, college success, workshops or other personal development courses at the post-secondary level.

Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

Applicants must demonstrate a sensitivity to, and understanding of, the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity backgrounds of community college students.

Preferred Qualifications:

An understanding of the interconnectedness of socio-economic, cultural, environmental, and personal factors contributing to both the barriers to success for African American and other students.

Experience working with other campus programs such as student-athletes.
Experience developing and maintaining professional relationships between campus programs and community agencies.

Experience that demonstrates active participation in community and professional organizations and institutions of higher education.

An understanding of current theories and best practices related to supporting student success in the areas of basic skills, retention, academic goal completion, and transfer.

WORKING CONDITIONS: Faculty positions may require long periods of standing and walking in a typical classroom setting. Specific conditions may vary by subjects taught.

Additional Information

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS:

Having the following materials prepared and ready to attach BEFORE beginning the application may make the application experience more seamless.
  • Current Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover letter
  • Unofficial transcripts
  • Equivalency Materials (if applicable)


GCCCD recruits for Part Time Faculty positions year-round. Applications will be kept in the pool for a period of one year, and contacted for interviews on an as-needed basis.

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If you have a degree from a college or university outside of the UNITED STATES, you must have your coursework evaluated by a professional association. Click here for Foreign Degree Translation information.

Official transcripts will be required if you are offered employment.

BENEFITS: The Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District provides an optional part time faculty benefits program, and membership in the State Teachers' Retirement System (STRS) or the Pension Eligible Alternative Retirement (PEAR) Plan.

Under Federal Law, employers are required to verify that all new employees are eligible for employment in the United States. Prior to appointment to a position, you must present acceptable proof of your identity and authorization to work in the United States.

GCCCD is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Title IX employer.

Applicants who are protected under the Americans with Disabilities Act and who require accommodations for completing the application process or interviewing should notify the Human Resources Department by calling (619) 644-7679.

Offers of employment are contingent upon successful fingerprint clearance. A processing fee plus Live Scan fee will be required.

Under Federal Law, employers are required to verify that all new employees are eligible for employment in the United States. Prior to appointment to a position, you must present acceptable proof of your identity and authorization to work in the United States.

GCCCD is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Title IX employer.

Applicants who are protected under the Americans with Disabilities Act and who require accommodations for completing the application process or interviewing should notify the Human Resources Department by calling (619) 644-7679.

Offers of employment are contingent upon successful fingerprint clearance. A processing fee plus Live Scan fee will be required.


To apply, visit https://gcccd.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/gcccdcareers/job/San-Diego-County---Grossmont-College/PART-TIME-POOL---COUNSELOR--UMOJA-_R-01476.

The Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District, a two-college district in eastern San Diego County, has been providing a high-quality education to the region since Grossmont College opened its doors in 1961 and Cuyamaca College began operating in 1978. The district is tied closely to the suburban and rural communities that it serves, providing a $1 billion economic impact to the region through its payroll, purchasing, and spending by students and alumni.

The district has a strong commitment to diversity and equity with a student population representing a broad variety of backgrounds, ethnicities, socioeconomic levels, cultures and abilities. The district strives to provide an educational environment that fosters cultural awareness, mutual understanding, and respect that ultimately also benefits the global community.

The colleges offer more than 150 degrees and certificates in a wide range of programs. Both colleges have signature programs that have become well-renowned. Grossmont College is recognized for its top-notch Administration of Justice, Culinary Arts, Nursing and Allied Health and Theatre Arts programs, while Cuyamaca is known for its Automotive Technology, Ornamental Horticulture, Environmental Health and Safety and Water/Wastewater Technology programs.
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