San Joaquin Delta Community College District is seeking a temporary
faculty member in Counseling & Special Services. The ideal
candidate will share in the college's commitment to educating a
racially and socioeconomically diverse student population.
San Joaquin Delta Community College District, as part of our
Vision, “promotes a climate of respect and authentic engagement. We
are culturally responsive to the needs of our diverse student body.
We strive to increase and sustain equitable outcomes for all
students. We recruit and retain quality employees who are
reflective of our students and the community we serve, in addition
to providing all personnel with equity and diversity
San Joaquin Delta College is a proud Chicanx/Latinx and
Hispanic-Serving Institution, Asian American and Native American
Pacific Islander-Serving Institution, and Minority Serving
Institution, serving over 25,000 students primarily in the
California Central Valley. The student population is as follows by
ethnicity: Latinx (48.36%), Asian/Filipino/Pacific Islander
(20.57%), White (16.31%), Black/African American (7.63%), American
Indian (0.29%), two or more races (5.43%) and unknown (1.41%).
Further student demographic data (including disaggregated data) can
be found at this link:
San Joaquin Delta College works to create an inclusive environment
that provides a safe-haven regardless of citizenship status for
international, immigrant, undocumented, AB540 eligible, formerly
and currently incarcerated, veteran, re-entry, LGBTQIA+ students
and students of various learning styles.
Under the general supervision of the Dean of Student Services that
oversees the Counseling Division, the counselor provides
comprehensive academic, career, transfer, and personal counseling.
Furthermore, the Professor may teach classes in Counseling. The
successful candidate will provide evidence of knowledge and
understanding of the racial, socioeconomic, and academic diversity
within community college populations; the candidate also will show
knowledge and understanding of how these factors relate to the need
for equity-minded and culturally-responsive practices in the
community college setting.
Responsibilities and Duties
Duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to,
- Collaborate with students to develop holistic student
educational plans based on certificate, associate degree, transfer,
and career goals.
- Provide holistic academic, career, transfer and personal
counseling, and referrals to appropriate resources.
- Maintain knowledge of current counseling techniques and student
support interventions and strategies, which may include attending
professional development conferences, seminars, and trainings.
- Maintain liaison duties with high schools, transfer
institutions, and Transfer and Career Pathways (TrAC’s).
- Teach counseling courses including interpersonal awareness,
career planning, college success, and orientation.
- Conduct and organize classes at the instructional level to meet
the educational requirements stated in the course description and
the course information outlines.
- Advise and assist students in achieving stated course
objectives and student learning outcomes.
- Evaluate the progress of each student; connect students to
appropriate campus-support services.
- Participate in the evaluation of course offerings, including
the revision of course descriptions and course outlines that
reflect a culturally-responsive pedagogy.
- Select textbooks, audiovisual and other instructional materials
that support the learning environment and are reflective of the
college's mission of equity-minded education.
- Maintain currency in your field.
- Maintain necessary records of student enrollment, attendance,
progress, and grades; prepare and submit required reports to the
- Report to management any condition that might jeopardize the
health or safety of students or the public.
- Be familiar with and act in accordance with the Education Code
and San Joaquin Delta Community College District policies and
- Participate in departmental, divisional, advisory, and
campus-wide committees as part of the shared-governance process and
service area needs of the District.
- Maintain desk time for students and participate in additional
service hours/activities that benefit the student, college, or
- Plan and complete approved professional development flex
activities each semester/year.
- Participate in the departmental process of curriculum review,
curriculum modification, and the assessment of student learning
- Work collaboratively with the college to promote student equity
- Provide guidance and direction to Readers, as needed
- Perform other necessary duties as specified in the faculty
contract and outlined in Board Policy.
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 the
Alternative qualification: A Bachelor’s degree in one of the
above-listed degrees and a license as a Marriage and Family
- Demonstrated sensitivity to race, ethnicity, color, religious
creed, sex, gender expression, gender identity, age, national
origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, sexual orientation,
military status, prior contact with the criminal legal system, or
any other biases prohibited by law.
- Demonstrated ability to adapt teaching strategies and
techniques to different student abilities, learning styles,
cultures, and groups mentioned above.
- Ability to use innovative and creative teaching techniques
(lecture and labs) and equipment such as multimedia hardware,
current applications, learning management systems, and online
- Experience or knowledge in identified programs or special
services such as orientation, probation, athletic rules and
regulations, curriculum, career, and transfer.