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Part-time Faculty Pool - Non Teaching Faculty - Academic Counselor

Santa Barbara City College
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Dec 18, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Counsellor Education
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time

Part-time Faculty Pool - Non Teaching Faculty - Academic Counselor

Salary: $47.54 - $64.84 Hourly
Job Type: PT Credit Faculty
Job Number: 2-2022-PP3
Location: Santa Barbara, CA
Department: Counseling

Basic Functions
Academic/General Counselor responsibilities include providing academic counseling services in which students are assisted in identifying, planning and implementing their immediate and long range educational goals; providing student success counseling in which students are engaged in and assisted with identifying personal and academic strengths and challenges and developing life- management skills that affect academic and personal success.

The starting credit part-time rate from salary table 9 is $45.06 per hour non-Lecture. If you have a doctorate, the rate is $47.23 per hour non-Lecture

Representative Duties
The role of the general counselor includes assessing personal, career/vocational, family or other social concerns affecting students' academic success; empowering students to utilize college and community support services; referring students to personal and career counseling services when appropriate. The Academic/General Counselor is also responsible for providing project and/or program leadership and coordinating services as assigned by the District in support of the counseling and student development objectives of the college, Title 5 regulations, and other related state and federal regulations; developing and applying technology-based counseling and advising services; collaborating and serving as liaison with instructional faculty and other educational entities and agencies as assigned; teaching Personal Development/College Success courses as assigned; participating in research and review of effectiveness of counseling programs; and participating in college-wide, department, and individual professional development activities, including participation in the governance of the college via committee assignments.

Education and Experience
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: A bachelor's degree in one of the listed degrees and a license as a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) is an alternative qualification for this discipline.)

Knowledge and Abilities


(The following required documents must be submitted electronically via the online application system.)

  • Online District Application form at
  • Cover letter addressing the applicant's experience and the desirable qualifications listed in this announcement.
  • CV or Resume.
  • Within the online application is a required supplemental question on diversity. The committee will be reviewing your answer as part of the screening process. Please take your time and answer the question thoroughly.
  • Copy of an unofficial college/university transcript, which verifies minimum qualifications. Transcripts must show the degree title and the date the degree was conferred or the degree will not be considered for the purpose of determining if you meet minimum qualifications. If the qualifying degree has yet to be conferred and you expect to have the degree before you begin employment, you must submit transcripts that state the title of the degree you are working toward obtaining and indicate the anticipated completion date in your response to the associated supplemental question provided during the application process. Diplomas will not be accepted in lieu of transcripts. An official copy of your transcripts will be required upon being hired. Instructors will not be allowed to start working until official transcripts have been received.

  • If claiming equivalency, attach a separate statement in the “Documents Needed To Apply” section entitled “Equivalency” in the online application. The statement presents the basis for this claim and submit supporting evidence, e.g. transcripts, publications, other documents
    Instructions for Completing Equivalency Documentation (Download PDF reader)

  • Foreign Transcript: Transcripts issued outside the United States require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from an official USA certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. This report must be attached to the online application. NOTE: If you have completed coursework at a foreign institution that is not recognized as accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or the U.S. Department of Education, you must include a full evaluation of the foreign transcript with your application materials if you wish for us to consider the coursework. To search for institutions that are recognized as accredited by CHEA or the U.S. Department of Education, visit or For a list of recognized organizations providing transcript evaluation services, visit

  • Letters of reference are not required for this recruitment. Please do not submit reference letters within your online application.

  • Additional Instructions:

    If you experience technical difficulties attaching any of your documents electronically, please contact Human Resources for instructions. If you do not have a scanner, there are commercial facilities available to assist you with this process. All required documents must be submitted with your electronic application by the application deadline or your application will be considered incomplete and will not be considered.

    Application Procedure:

    To be considered for this position, a complete online application including all required application documents (listed above) must be submitted via the application deadline (please see instructions to applicants). It is important that the online District Application form (Item #1) be complete and specific to fully indicate the education, experience and other qualifications of the applicant. "See Resume" is not acceptable.

    If you apply for more than one position, copies of all the required documents must be attached separately for each position. Applications and all documents submitted become the property of SBCC and are retained electronically.

    Please Note: You will receive a confirmation number when your complete application has been successfully submitted online.

    Selection Procedure:

    The selection committee, who will recommend candidates for personal interviews at SBCC, will initially review online applications. A teaching demonstration will be required for selected applicants. After the initial interviews have been conducted, the committee will recommend the top candidates to the Superintendent/President for a final interview. The successful candidate's name will then be presented to the Board of Trustees for final approval and authorization to hire. Candidates will participate primarily in remote interviews and in some instances final interviews may be conducted in person while observing all health and safety protocols as approved by the Santa Barbara County Health Department.

    Please Note: Santa Barbara City College regrets that applicants cannot be reimbursed for expenses related to the application or interview process, including travel expenses.

    Accommodation for Applicants with Disabilities:

    If you are selected for an interview and need special services or facilities to participate in the interview, please contact Human Resources. Reasonable accommodation will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.

    General Requirements to be submitted Upon Offer of Employment:
  • Satisfactory fingerprint report and a completed tuberculosis risk assessment.
  • Documentation verifying identity and United States citizenship or authorization that you have the right to work in the United States permanently and do not now or in the future require sponsorship by Santa Barbara City College or other hiring institutions.
  • Official transcripts conferring college degrees indicated on the employment application.

  • To apply, visit


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