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Black Student Success Counselor

Employer
Los Rios Community College District (Cosumnes River College)
Location
California, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Oct 28, 2022
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Job Posting Title Black Student Success Counselor Location Los Rios Community College District (Cosumnes River College) Department Location Counseling and Student Services Posting Number F01180P Position Type Temporary Position Category The Institution
About
Cosumnes River College ( CRC ) values diversity, focuses on creativity and personal enrichment, and empowers students to reach their full potential as informed and productive members of the community. CRC is a leader in innovative ideas and sustainable values. One of the four colleges of the Los Rios Community College District, Cosumnes River College seeks candidates who are knowledgeable about the impact of implicit bias in teaching and learning, and who implement culturally responsive teaching techniques and effective practices for engaging students.

Serving south Sacramento County and Elk Grove since 1970, CRC’s main campus and its Elk Grove center provide a dynamic learning environment for more than 14,000 ethnically and racially diverse students. One of the top ten most diverse two-year public colleges in the nation (noted in the Almanac of Higher Education, Fall 2015), CRC is a student-centered, open-access community college dedicated to preparing students for an ever-changing future.

Our Strengths
CRC awards Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degrees, Associate degrees for Transfer, Career Education certificates, and transfer credit for students who intend to continue their education at a four-year college or university. Our 200+ programs include automotive technology, radio, television and film, allied health, veterinary technology, and architecture and design technology, among others.

With a focus on improving completion outcomes for all students, programs like the Puente Project, Umoja DIOP Scholars, and Native American Higher Ed Resources, look to increase the number of Latinx, African-American, and Native American students who complete a degree, certificate and/or transfer to four-year colleges and universities. Student support services and programs including CARE, EOPS, Enriched Scholars, and First-Year Experience enhance the ability of all students to complete college. CRC is recognized as a Hispanic-Serving Institution ( HSI ) and as an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution ( AANAPISI ).

Our Vision
CRC strives to be an exemplary and innovative community college that empowers students and employees to strengthen the cultural, social, economic, and environmental well-being of their communities.

Position Summary
General Responsibilities :
Under the direction of the Chief Student Services Officer or their designee, the Black Student Success Counselor will participate in the development and implementation of student services/programs, which support and enhance the educational experience for students, particularly Black students. This position works in collaboration to coordinate, up to 0.50 FTE the Umoja-Diop Scholars program, a well-established program designed to enrich and nurture the educational experience of CRC students, with a special emphasis on Black/African American students to be transfer and career-ready. This position also supports campus-wide initiatives aimed at closing equity gaps for Black students.

The faculty member shall be responsible for the following: counseling services and/or teaching assigned classes under the supervision of the area dean; helping students fulfill their maximum potential in mastering course content; assessing student learning outcomes; maintaining a thorough and up-to-date knowledge in his/her regular teaching field; continuing professional development; utilizing current technology in the performance of job duties; maintaining standards of professional conduct and ethics appropriate to the professional position; assisting with articulation and curriculum development and review; serving on college committees and participating in faculty governance including accreditation and student co-curricular activities; assuming other responsibilities as assigned by the area dean; fulfilling other duties and responsibilities of a full-time faculty member as outlined in the college faculty handbook.

Position Salary Information: Initial maximum salary placement is based on academic degree, upper/graduate level units earned, and/or related professional occupational experience per the Los Rios College Federation of Teachers Contract (the initial maximum placement is Class V, Step 8). For more information on the step placement process, please click here .

Salary $49,866 to $94,109 annually. Additional earnings may be available for summer, overload, and stipends. LRCCD Salary Schedules Additional Salary Information Initial annual salary within a given range varies, depending upon units/degrees completed at accredited colleges/universities and experience. Candidates not holding the minimum degree requirement may start at a salary lower than posted above. Benefits Assignment Responsibilities
The assignment may include, but is not limited to:
  • Overseeing, planning and implementing the Umoja-Diop Scholars program.
  • Providing proactive counseling support to Black students who are struggling academically.
  • Identifying and supporting student needs to enhance access, success, retention and graduation for Black/African American students.
  • Collaborating with faculty and Student Services to identify and reach out to Black students experiencing academic, social and emotional challenges.
  • Providing culturally responsive counseling, including crisis intervention and personal counseling.
  • Participating in guided pathways case management success teams.
  • Having knowledge regarding trends and challenges facing diverse community college.
  • Providing counseling to support student retention and success.
  • Providing case management and collaborating with colleagues, classroom faculty, and classified staff to support students.
  • Facilitating course planning.
  • Developing and maintaining collaborative working relationships with instructional areas, outreach centers, feeder high schools, neighboring colleges, and community resource agencies.
  • Preparing and maintaining counseling records using current technology.
  • Relaying pertinent information to college personnel as needed, and respect the confidentiality of such records as required by law.
  • Assisting students in exploring careers using current technology, in developing an understanding of the employment environment, and in making and implementing career decisions.
  • Assisting students in exploring four-year college transfer options, in understanding transfer agreements and transfer degrees, and in making sound decisions related to transferring.
  • Administering assessments and inventories to groups or individual students and interpreting the results.
  • Providing counseling for issues impacting retention, persistence, and academic success of diverse populations, and referring students to resources as appropriate and necessary.
Additional Information Work Year 174 days Work Schedule
The assignment may include day, evening, online, hybrid, weekend, and/or off-campus classes/hours. Total Hrs per Week/Day 7.5 hours per day Special Requirements Minimum Qualifications
  1. Have a master’s degree 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 hold a bachelor’s degree 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 and a license as a Marriage and Family Therapist ( MFT ); OR hold a California Community College Instructor’s Credential in the discipline area; OR the equivalent.* All degrees must be from an accredited institution, completed by January 1, 2023 .
  2. Have an equity-minded focus, responsiveness, and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences in learning styles; and successfully foster and support an inclusive educational and employment environment.



NOTES :
  • If your degree title differs from the minimum qualifications listed above, you are requested to apply under the “equivalent” provision.
  • Applicants applying under the “equivalent” provision must attach details and explain how their academic preparation and/or professional experience is the equivalent of the degrees/minimum qualifications listed above. Please visit our website for a sample letter and information on the equivalency determination process .
Application Instructions
Applicants applying to this position are REQUIRED to complete and submit:
  1. A Los Rios Community College District Application
  2. Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  3. Letter of Interest
  4. Unofficial Transcripts of College/University Work
  5. Copy of Marriage and Family Therapist ( MFT ) license, if using to meet minimum qualifications stated above.


NOTES :
  • Applications submitted without all required documents, listed above, will be disqualified.
  • Applicants indicating “see resume” on the application will not have that referenced experience considered for minimum qualifications, which may lead to the application being disqualified.
  • Applicants, including current Los Rios Community College District employees, are required to provide official transcripts, if required to meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
  • Applicants are required to submit official transcripts within 60 days of the time of hire.
  • Graduate advising documents and grade reports will not be accepted as official transcripts.
  • Individuals who have completed college or university course work at an institution in a country other than the United States must obtain a complete evaluation of foreign transcripts, degrees, and other relevant documents.
  • A foreign transcript evaluation is required any time foreign course work is used to meet minimum qualifications and/or salary placement even if the foreign transcript has been accepted by a college or university in the United States.
  • Foreign transcript evaluations are ONLY accepted from AICE (Association of International Credential Evaluations, Inc.) or NACES (The National Association of Credential Evaluation Services) agencies or evaluators. For additional information on foreign transcript evaluations click here .
Do not submit additional materials that are not requested.



Posting Detail Information

Posting Date 10/28/2022 Closing Date 12/07/2022 Open Continuously No Beginning On (or About)
Categorically Funded, Full-Time Faculty Position*
Beginning on (or about) January 3, 2023.

*This position is contingent on continued funding and satisfactory work performances; may be extended, on an annual basis, to future fiscal years.

Ending Date, if LTT How and where to apply
Please visit our Frequently Asked Questions for complete information on how to apply online with our District. If you need assistance with any phase of the application process, please call (916) 568-3112 during regular business hours 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. PST, Monday through Friday.

After hour inquiries should be emailed to HR@losrios.edu. Submission of applications are by 11:59 p.m., of the posting closing date.

Conditions
Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful clearance from a criminal background check, freedom from tuberculosis, and proof of identity and eligibility to work in the United States prior to the first day of work. The District may select additional qualified candidates should unexpected vacancies or needs occur. When education is a requirement for the position, official academic transcripts from the accredited college/university must be submitted within 60 days of hire.

All faculty and staff must be fully vaccinated in order to:
  • be physically present on District premises for an extended amount of time, generally more than 15 minutes; or
  • participate in District activities for an extended amount of time, generally more than 15 minutes; or
  • be inside a building or office

unless they receive an approved medical exemption or religious accommodation.

All new hires must be fully vaccinated or receive an approved medical or religious exemption within forty-five (45) calendar days of hire. Within seven (7) calendar days, all new hires must show proof they have received the first dose of a two-dose vaccine, or one dose of a one-dose vaccine, or have applied for a medical or religious exemption.

For the latest information on the COVID Vaccine mandate, please visit the COVID Vaccine Requirements informational page.

Quicklink https://jobs.losrios.edu/postings/19234 Fte Detail Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Can you perform the essential functions of the position you are applying to with or without reasonable accommodations?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * I acknowledge and agree that I understand that by answering the question below, I certify that the information provided by me is true, correct and complete to the best of my knowledge and belief. I authorize investigation of all statements contained herein, and on the P-881 (if applicable and submitted), and I release from liability all persons and organizations furnishing such information. I understand that any misstatements, omissions or misrepresentation of facts on this form, my application, and, if applicable, the P-881 or attachment(s) may be cause for disqualification or dismissal. If you have ever been convicted of an offense other than a minor traffic violation you are required to complete the form 'Arrests Which Led to Convictions for Crime', P-881 (you must disclose convictions that have been dismissed pursuant to Penal Code Section 1203.4; Ed. Code 87008). If needed click on the link and download the form https://losrios.edu/lrccd/shared/doc/hr/forms/p-881.pdf and attach the completed form to your application.
    • Yes, I acknowledge and agree
    • No, I do not acknowledge or agree
    • No answer
  3. * Please indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position. Select the appropriate answer.
    • I possess the minimum qualifications for this discipline as listed on the job announcement. (Attach unofficial transcripts from an accredited college/university and/or evidence of job experience.)
    • I possess a valid California Community College Credential for this discipline. (Attach a copy of appropriate credential with application.)
    • I possess qualifications equivalent to those listed and have attached evidence. (To review Equivalency Process.)
    • I have previously been granted equivalency to teach this discipline by the Los Rios Community College District. (Attach the Equivalency Determination Form P-38 and transcripts.)
  4. * Please copy and paste the the link - https://pa-hrsuite-production.s3.amazonaws.com/2949/docs/133235.pdf - into a web browser. Read and review the CRC Statement concerning the value of cultural competence and choose the appropriate response. I have reviewed the CRC Statement Concerning the Value of Cultural Competence:
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Considering this specific position that you are applying to – where/how did you learn about this position?
    • College Department
    • CareerBuilder
    • Chronicle of Higher Ed
    • Community College Registry Online Job Board
    • Community Outreach (ex. Festivals, etc.)
    • communitycollegejobs.com
    • LRCCD Resource Group - Comunidad
    • Craigslist
    • diversityjobs.com
    • D'Primeramano Magazine
    • EdJoin
    • Facebook (Campaign)
    • Facebook (Los Rios Page)
    • Glassdoor
    • Greater Sacramento Urban League
    • Handshake
    • HigheredJobs
    • Indeed
    • Job Sites
    • Job Journal
    • Latina Leadership Network of the California Community Colleges
    • LinkedIn
    • Los Rios Community College District Employee
    • Los Rios Community College District Human Resources Email
    • Los Rios Community College District Website
    • LRCCD Resource Group - Asian Pacific Islander Legacy (API)
    • LRCCD Resource Group - Black Faculty & Staff Association (BFSA)
    • LRCCD Resource Group - Native American Collaborative (NAC)
    • LRCCD Resource Group - Spectrum (LGBTQIA+)
    • Sacramento Black Chamber of Commerce
    • Sacramento Asian Chamber of Commerce
    • Sacramento Builders Exchange
    • Sacramento Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
    • Sacramento Rainbow Chamber of Commerce
    • Sacramento Works
    • The HUB
    • ZipRecruiter
    • Other
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of Interest
  3. Unofficial Transcript 1
Optional Documents
  1. P-881 Report of Arrests Which Led To Convictions For Crime Document
  2. Certifications/Licenses
  3. Equivalency Determination Letter (P-38 or Equivalency Request Statement)
  4. Unofficial Transcript 2
  5. Unofficial Transcript 3
  6. Foreign Transcript Evaluation
  7. Unofficial Transcript 4
  8. Unofficial Transcript 5
  9. California Community College Instructor’s Credential
  10. Certifications/Licenses 2


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