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San Diego Community College District COUNSELING: Adjunct POOL (college/continuing education) in San Diego, California

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Classification Title COUNSELING: Adjunct POOL (college/continuing education)

Working Title Adjunct faculty

Recruitment Limits

Location District Wide

Pay Information

At the time that an offer of assignment is made, proper salary placement is contingent upon receipt of OFFICIAL (sealed) transcripts and Verifications of Previous Work Experience (if applicable). Instructors with advanced coursework and/ or experience shall be placed on the appropriate class and step on the Adjunct College Salary Schedules, effective the first month following receipt (in Human Resources) of the official transcripts and Verifications of Previous Work Experience (if applicable). Initial salary placement will be at the first class/step until all required documentation has been submitted.

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FLSA Status Exempt (does not accrue overtime)

Position Type Adjunct

Bargaining Unit: AFT/College Faculty

Range (na)

Department District Wide

The Position

NOTE: The San Diego Community College District accepts applications for adjunct (part-time/substitute) positions for our three college campuses (City, Mesa, Miramar) and various continuing education centers on a continuous basis. However, it does not necessarily imply there are immediate openings. If you meet the required minimum qualifications, your application will be included in the adjunct pool for possible assignments in the fall, spring, and/or summer semesters of the academic year. Hiring departments utilize the adjunct pool when there is a need and will contact you directly should you possess the qualifications they are seeking. Applications are purged approximately one year from submittal, at which time you will receive an automated e-mail notice to re-apply if you wish to remain in the pool.

Part-time/temporary 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 San Diego.

Assignments may include a combination of day, evening, weekend, and/or off-campus classes.

Major Responsibilities

Adjunct counselors will be required to provide general counseling services to include the following:

  • Perform educational advising, administer and interpret appropriate assessment instruments for prospective students; refer students to support as necessary.

  • Inform students about college procedures, catalog use, regulations, fees, resources, special programs, and use of placement test scores.

  • Assist entering students to complete a first-semester individual educational plan; and provide continuing students assistance in identifying appropriate academic and educational goals.

  • Conduct individual career counseling.

  • Provide career information to students as needed.

  • Assist students in finding appropriate college and community resources to resolve problems, and crises, which interfere with their success as students.

  • Provide counseling services for probationary and disqualified students; address and identify student learning problems in cooperation with the instructional program.

  • Provide counseling and advisement services to special program students including students on financial aid, international students, veterans, students with disabilities, athletes, and students in various retention programs.

  • Assist with the ongoing planning and implementation of the college Matriculation Plan.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Degrees must be from regionally accredited institutions.

  • 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,

  • Bachelor’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; -AND- A license as a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT)

[alternative qualification for this discipline];

OR,

  • Possession of a California Community College Counselor Credential (valid for life); OR,

  • The equivalent.

Desired Qualifications

Equivalency

If you do not possess the exact degrees listed above or if you anticipate receiving the required degree prior to the start of teaching classes, please complete a “Request for Equivalency Form” (link to the left) and attach it during the application process.

Foreign Degree:

Applicants with foreign degrees from colleges or universities outside of the United States must have their coursework evaluated by a professional association that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES). A copy of the evaluation must be submitted with your on-line application.

Licenses/Certificates/Credentials:

[If possess] California Community College Counselor Credential (valid for life)

Commitment to Diversity:

All applicants must have demonstrated cultural competency and sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and classified professionals.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Working Conditions

Variable, depending on assignment.

Conditions of Employment:

IN ADDITION TO COMPLETING STANDARD PAYROLL/EMPLOYMENT FORMS, SELECTED CANDIDATES ARE REQUIRED TO COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING PRIOR TO EMPLOYMENT:

  • Submit “official” transcripts

  • Provide a Certificate of Tuberculosis Exam for initial appointment (Note: The certificate must be renewed every 4 years as a condition of continuing employment)

  • Have fingerprints taken by a Live Scan computer at the candidate’s expense (Clearance must be received prior to first day of employment)

  • Present original documents for proof of eligibility to work in the United States

Additional Information:

Please note that an employee may be transferred to any site at the option of the Chancellor.

Posting Number AJ00408

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