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Non-Credit Disability Support Services Adjunct Counselor Pool-Part-Time

North Orange County Community College District
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
May 16, 2024

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Faculty Positions, Education, Counsellor Education
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Employment Type
Full Time

Non-Credit Disability Support Services Adjunct Counselor Pool-Part-Time
North Orange County Community College District

Position Number: 2016445FT
Location: North Orange Continuing Education, Anaheim, California, 92801
Department: NOCE-CC Disability Support Services and Instructional Programs
Percentage of Employment: Part-Time
Months of Employment:
Work Schedule: Varies

Job Description:
Provide specialized academic counseling services including disability management, career, and personal counseling to students with disabilities.

Serve as an advocate for students with disabilities while maintaining effective relationships with faculty, staff, and administration.
Participate in the development and facilitation of DSS ARISE workshops, orientations, and other programs for students with disabilities.
Maintain confidential records; accurately record information needed to complete mandated reports.
Maintain current knowledge of instructional methods and new technologies pertinent to areas of assignment; learn and apply emerging technologies and advances as necessary to perform duties in an efficient, organized and timely manner.
Instruct and assist in the growth and success of a diverse population of students through careful preparation of program materials and the utilization of effective teaching methodologies and counseling techniques.
Participate in the formulation of Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) and the Student Learning Outcomes assessment cycle.
Provide 1:1 and group support for students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other areas of disability.
Support students struggling with emotional regulation.
Provide guidance and support for appropriate college level behavior skills.
Facilitate student small groups.
Communicate regularly with DSS Associate Dean and faculty coordinator.
Support in classroom outreach and trainings as recommended.
Support students online with academic supports.

Primary Purpose:
Duties and responsibilities as presented are intended to be representative and not restrictive. The District reserves the right to modify the assignment and allocation of duties in accordance with operational needs.

This pool is to fill vacancies at the three NOCE Campuses: NOCE Anaheim Campus, NOCE Cypress Center, and NOCE Wilshire Center.

Working Relationships:

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Special Requirements:
The award of all degrees must be verifiable on a legible transcript. If degree award date is not posted on transcript your application will be deemed incomplete and removed from consideration.

Grade cards will not be accepted in lieu of transcripts.

All degrees and course work used to satisfy the required minimum qualifications must be submittedand from accredited postsecondary institutions. See our website at regarding accredited postsecondary institutions.

Minimum Qualifications:
Master’s degree in rehabilitation counseling


Master’s degree in counseling, guidance counseling, student personnel, clinical or counseling psychology, education counseling, social work, career development, marriage and family therapy, marriage, family and child counseling, or a Bachelor’s degree in marriage and family therapy or in marriage, family and child counseling and possession of a license as a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT); and either 15 or more semester units in upper division or graduate level course work related to people with disabilities, or completion of six semester units, or the equivalent of a graduate-level counseling practicum or counseling field work courses, in a post-secondary Disabled Students Programs and Services program or in a program dealing with people with disabilities, or two years of fulltime experience, or the equivalent, in one or more of the following:

(A) Counseling for students with disabilities; or

(B) Counseling in industry, government, public agencies, military or private social welfare organizations in which the responsibilities are for persons with disabilities, or the equivalent.

Commitment to diversity. All applicants must have demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff. The applicant must be able to demonstrate how these factors relate to the need for equity minded practices within the classroom.

Desirable Qualifications:
Knowledge and experience counseling a broad range of students with disabilities, including and specifically, individuals with autism.
Knowledge of federal and state laws/mandates affecting persons with disabilities.
Awareness of and experience with assistive technology.
Experience in collaborating with instructional faculty to build accessible and inclusive classroom environments.

Working Conditions:

Salary Range: Salary Range: $63.62 - $69.81 per hour
Open Date: 05/16/2024
Close Date: 05/16/2025

Special Instructions Summary: This recruitment will remain active for a period of one year, from the position opening date. If there is no longer a need to fill, the position may be closed sooner, and applicants will be notified.
This is a continuous recruitment to fill part-time, and temporary faculty assignments on an as-needed basis. When the need to fill arises, the department will refer to this pool of part-time faculty.

Due to the high volume of applications received, we ask that you do not contact the department directly. They will review the information provided and contact you if you are selected for an interview. Possession of the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview.

Also note that you must upload your resume and transcripts. Applications submitted without all of the required documents will not be considered. 

Evidence of degree conferred/awarded must be printed on a legible transcript.

The minimum required number of references for this position is one (1).

The candidate selected for employment will be required to provide the following: official transcripts and verification of experience prior to the first duty day, identification and employment eligibility as outlined in the Immigration Reform and Control Act, fingerprints and required medical certification pursuant to statue. NOCCCD will not sponsor any visa applications.

Reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities may be requested by calling (714) 808-4810 at least three business days in advance of the scheduled examination/interview date.

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