.PT Faculty POOL - Umoja Counselor
Coast Community College District
$67.66 - $128.66 Hourly
Fountain Valley, CA
The Coast Community College District is a multi-college district
that includes Coastline Community College, Golden West College, and
Orange Coast College. The three colleges offer programs in
transfer, general education, occupational/technical education,
community services and student support services. Coastline, Golden
West and Orange Coast enroll more than 60,000 students each year in
more than 300 degree and certificate programs.
Since its founding in 1947, the Coast Community College District
has enjoyed a reputation as one of the leading community college
districts in the United States. Governed by a locally elected Board
of Trustees, the Coast Community College District plays an
important role in the community by responding to needs of a
changing and increasingly diverse population.
Coast Community College District has an unwavering commitment to
quality education, equitable outcomes; inclusive practices; and
racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic diversity. Ideal candidates for
all positions at our colleges share our devotion to educating and
improving the lives of our representative student, employee, and
community populations. At this time, our colleges enrolls over
60,000 students per term; 32.67% are Latinx, 30.60% are White,
22.79% are Asian, 3.27% are African-American, 1.62% are Filipino,
0.41% are Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 4.49% are
multiracial. Many of our colleges are designated Hispanic-Serving
Institutions (HSI) and Asian American Native American Pacific
Islander-Serving Institutions (AANAPISI). Coast Community College
District engages in regular professional development opportunities
and partnerships so that we can best serve disproportionately
impacted groups. Activities and connections include a partnership
with USC's Center for Urban Education; student and employee
involvement in organizations like Puente, Student Veterans, and Gay
Lesbian Alternative Straight Alliance (GLASA); a robust District
Ally training program, including UndocuAlly (undocumented
students), SafeZone (LGBTQ), Vet Net (veterans), and Ability Ally;
and other equity minded programs; as well as a full calendar of
culturally responsive events throughout the district.
Part-time/temporary counseling faculty positions offer flexible
hours and the opportunity to assist a diverse group of adult
students in achieving their educational goals. As one of the
largest community college districts in southern California, we
offer a wide range of opportunities in transfer, general education,
vocational and occupational programs. These part-time positions are
as needed and applicants should live within commuting distance to
Coastline's Umoja Program
Umoja, (a Kiswahili word meaning unity) is a community and critical
resource dedicated to enhancing the cultural and educational
experiences of African American and other students. We believe that
when the voices and histories of students are deliberately and
intentionally recognized, the opportunity for self-efficacy emerges
and a foundation is formed for academic success. Umoja actively
serves and promotes student success for all students through a
curriculum and pedagogy responsive to the legacy of the African and
African American Diasporas.
Applicants who possess the knowledge, skills, and life experience
to address the cultural and educational needs of our diverse
student population are encouraged to apply.
The UMOJA counselor will assist African American and other student
populations in transitioning into and connecting with the campus
community, enhancing cultural and educational experiences, and
increasing persistence and retention rates to achieve their
educational goals. UMOJA actively serves and promotes student
success for all students through a curriculum and pedagogy
responsive to the legacy of the African and African American
Diasporas. Umoja seeks to help students experience themselves as
valuable and worthy of an education. The UMOJA counselor will
facilitate a learning experience within the UMOJA Community that
provides each student the opportunity to add their voice and their
story to the collective voices and stories of the African Diaspora.
Under the direction of the assigned manager, the UMOJA counselor
will be responsible for teaching counseling courses, leading
workshops, orientations, and seminars, and will 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 Coastline College.
Qualifications and Physical Demands
- Provide comprehensive educational, career, transfer, and
personal counseling to current and prospective and prospective
- Counsel students regarding transfer, career development, goal
clarification, employment preparation and readiness with the
knowledge of trends in career counseling.
- Participate in curriculum development, implementation, and
evaluation; participate in and develop programs to measure student
- Manage electronic student educational plans, course placements,
access to student information systems and access the internet for
academic and career planning.
- Teach student development courses including, but not limited
to, college orientation, academic success, career, transfer and
- Fulfill the professional responsibilities of a
part-time faculty member including, but not
limited to the following: teach all scheduled classes unless
excused under provisions of Board Policy; follow the department
course outlines; keep accurate records of student enrollment,
attendance, and progress; submit student grades according to
established deadlines; post and maintain scheduled office hours;
participate in departmental meetings and college and/or
district-wide activities and committees as assigned
- Provide leadership in areas of student intervention strategies,
specifically for the Umoja community and special programs.
- Present student workshops and orientations to current and
- Assist in developing and implementing necessary retention
programs to meet the program participant needs in support of the
advancement of UMOJA and the vision, mission, and values of
- Participate, as appropriate, in the college's outreach program
with local high schools and the community as it relates to
collaborating and strengthening the pipeline between the high
school, community college, four-year institutions, and
- Develop effective working relationships with faculty members
across instructional disciplines and perform liaison activities as
- Work cooperatively with staff and students.
- Demonstrate sensitivity to and understanding of disabilities
and diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic background
- Maintain current knowledge in the subject matter areas.
- Maintain appropriate standards of professional conduct and
- Ability to contribute to campus and district-wide professional
responsibilities and activities.
- Ability to complement existing staff, student, and community
demographics in terms of professional and personal skills.
- Assignments may include day, evening, weekend, on-line and/or
1. Must meet one
of the following qualifications
under (a) through (d):
a. Valid California Community College instructor credential,
appropriate to the subject, per Education Code 87355 (issued prior
to July 1, 1990);
b. 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, .
c. Bachelor's degree in one the the above listed areas and a
license as a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT).
d. Or, possess a combination of education and experience that is at
least the equivalent to the above. Candidates making an application
on the basis of equivalency must submit an Application for
Equivalency in addition to all other required materials. (See title
5, section 53410.1)
2. Demonstrated evidence of responsiveness to and understanding of
the racial, ethnic, disability, gender identity, sexual
orientation, socioeconomic, academic, and cultural diversity within
the community college student population, including students with
different ability statuses (e.g., physical and/or learning) as
these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practice within
Conditions of Employment
- Recent experience working with African American, Latinx, Native
American, and other racially minoritized students in the classroom,
and an understanding of how historical patterns of exclusion of
these groups within higher education and the field of Counseling
shape patterns of participation and outcomes.
- Willingness to examine and re-mediate one's instructional,
relational, and classroom practices to more effectively engage and
support racially minoritized students.
- Experience and skill with addressing issues of equity in the
- Experience and expertise in culturally responsive teaching in
- Demonstrated ability to address equity gaps within Counseling
courses and classrooms.
- Evidence of an ability to self-reflect and respond to an
evidence-based assessment of student learning.
- Desire and demonstrated ability to participate actively in the
department, division, and college committees and in the shared
governance of Coast Community College District.
- Desire and evidence of an ability to take on leadership roles
both within the department and in the institution.
- Ability to work with computers and use the Internet and
interactive technologies to engage students in on-campus and online
courses (where academically appropriate).
- Evidence of an ability to communicate effectively both orally
and in writing.
Employment is on a part-time, temporary basis and contingent upon
verification of employment history, background verification as
governed under Education Code requirements, eligibility to work in
the United States, and approval by the CCCD Board of Trustees. The
normal hours of work will be part-time; Monday through Friday, with
the flexibility to occasionally work evenings and/or weekends, if
necessary, to meet the needs of the department. The effective date
of employment will be arranged with the supervisor.
This is a CONTINUOUS recruitment for an applicant POOL to fill
part-time, temporary, hourly assignments on an as-needed basis.
Departments or Divisions will refer to the POOL of applications on
file to fill temporary assignments as the need arises. Part-time
faculty applications are accepted year-round and will remain in the
pool for one year. You will be contacted by the hiring manager
should the department/division be interested in scheduling an
interview. Please do not call the Office of Human
Resources regarding the status of your
- Regular attendance is considered an essential job function; the
inability to meet attendance requirements may preclude the employee
from retaining employment.
- The person holding this position is considered a mandated
reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act
and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in Coast
Community College District policies, procedures, and Title IX.
(Reference: BP/AP 5910 )
- The Coast Community College District celebrates all forms of
diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive
environment within which students, staff, administrators, and
faculty thrive. Individual's interested in advancing the District's
strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply.
Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants
with disabilities who self-disclose.
To be considered for employment you must submit a complete
application packet. A complete application packet includes:
- Part-time Faculty Employment Application
- Current Resume
- Application for Equivalency (if applicable)
Candidates will also be responsible for all travel expenses if
selected for an interview, the Coast Community College District
does not reimburse for candidate travel expenses.
If you require accommodations in the Application or Examination
Process, please notify Human Resources by calling (714)
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT
The physical demands are representative of those that must be
met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions
of this job.
The work environment characteristics are representative of
those an employee encounters while performing the essential
functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals
with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
A detailed list of physical demands and work environment is on
file and will be provided upon request.
Based on LHE (Lecture Hour Equivalent) in accordance with the
current Part-Time Faculty Salary Schedule.
Coast Community College District Title IX:
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2023 Coast Community College District Annual Security and
Fire Safety Report (Download PDF
is the 2023 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report for
Coast Colleges. The crime statistics for calendar years 2020, 2021,
and 2022 were submitted to the U.S. Department of Education as
required under the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security
Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. A hard copy can be provided
from one of the Campus Safety Offices. Please contact any of the
Campus Safety Offices for any questions regarding the report.
Coast Community College District is an Equal Opportunity
The Coast Community College District is committed to employing
qualified administrators/managers, faculty, and staff members who
are dedicated to student learning and success. The Board recognizes
that diversity in the academic environment fosters awareness,
promotes mutual understanding and respect, and provides suitable
role models for all students. The Board is committed to hiring and
staff development processes that support the goals of equal
opportunity and diversity, and provide equal consideration for all
qualified candidates. The District does not discriminate unlawfully
in providing educational or employment opportunities to any person
on the basis of race, color, sex, gender identity, gender
expression, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, sexual
orientation, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental
disability, military or veteran status, or genetic
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