Counselor--Limited Duration

Employer
Metropolitan Community College
Location
Missouri, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Nov 17, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Counsellor Education, Professional Fields, Social Work & Human Services, Administrative, Student Affairs, Career Services, Counseling, Disabled Student Services
Employment Type
Full Time
Position Information

Career Opportunity Number 21-169 Position Title: Counselor--Limited Duration Location Longview Position Type: Full-Time Class Category Faculty Job Open Date 11/17/2021 Job Close Date 12/06/2021 Open Until Filled Yes Initial Screen Date: 12/09/2021 Minimal Qualifications:
* Master’s degree in counseling, student development, or related field, OR

* Master’s degree in a related discipline plus a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in counseling, student development, or related field. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Preference will be given to individuals who possess :
* Career and personal counseling knowledge or experience.

* Evidence of presentation skills on personal/academic topics.

* Experience with diverse populations (including but not limited to ethnicity, socio-economic status, age, gender role, etc.)

* A college student development focus (e.g. first year experience interventions) versus a background providing predominantly mental health services.

* Knowledge of diverse learning styles, classroom management issues, and/or providing consultation regarding academic success concerns.

* Ability to handle crisis-counseling situation including suicide assessment skills.

* Experience with the use of technology in the provision of counseling services (e.g. career software, cyber-counseling, web-assisted career classes).
Work Hours
This position is full time hours, but of Limited Duration for one semester—1/6/2022 through 5/20/2022.

Normally scheduled Monday through Friday; however, may be required to work other shifts to include evenings and/or weekends. Schedule subject to change based upon department needs.

Compensation Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Special Instructions to Applicants
PLEASE NOTE :

This position is of a limited duration—One semester only.

An MCC application must be accompanied by the following:

A cover letter which indicates the position of interest and addresses the following:
  • The highlights of your education and experience which specifically prepare you for this position;
  • The mission of the community college and how you would contribute to the mission;
  • The basis for your familiarity with multi-culturalism as you would apply it to your discipline; and
A resume to include three professional references with name, address, and phone number.

Official or student copies of your transcripts.
Official transcripts are required if selected for interview. Candidates who are currently completing the specified degree or requirements must meet the requirements by December 15, 2021.

Interviews will be conducted by a hiring committee.

First review of the applications will begin on 12/7/21 and the posting will remain online until filled.
Brief Description of Duties:
Full-time faculty position responsible for providing career, educational and personal counseling to individuals and in group settings. Assist students in their adjustment to college. Do crisis intervention as needed. Teach career planning workshops. Provide consultation to personnel (faculty, staff, and administration).

* EOE /M/F/Vet/Disabled Special Requirements: Specific Experience Required: Preferred Areas of Expertise:
* Career and personal counseling knowledge or experience.

* Evidence of presentation skills on personal/academic topics.

* Experience with diverse populations (including but not limited to ethnicity, socio-economic status, age, gender role, etc.)

* A college student development focus (e.g. first year experience interventions) versus a background providing predominantly mental health services.

* Knowledge of diverse learning styles, classroom management issues, and/or providing consultation regarding academic success concerns.

* Ability to handle crisis-counseling situation including suicide assessment skills.

* Experience with the use of technology in the provision of counseling services (e.g. career software, cyber-counseling, web-assisted career classes).

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education you have as conferred through an official transcript?
    • Have not completed High School/GED
    • High School/GED
    • Associate's degree
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Master's degree
    • Doctorate degree
  2. How did you learn about this position?
    • Academic Keys
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Craigslist
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Dos Mundos
    • Employee referral
    • Facebook
    • HigherEdJobs
    • Jobs.mo.gov
    • Indeed
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Kansas City Call
    • Kansas City Globe
    • Kansas City Hispanic News
    • LinkedIn
    • MCC Website
    • Monster
    • Other Source
    • Twitter
Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Transcript 01
Optional Documents
  1. Transcript 02
  2. Transcript 03
  3. Transcript 04
  4. Transcript 05
  5. Other Document 01
  6. Other Document 02
  7. Letter of Recommendation 01
  8. Letter of Recommendation 02
  9. Letter of Recommendation 03


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