Counselor, Accessibility Support Center - Tenure Track
Salary: See Position Description
Deadline: 8/19/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
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Are you interested in creating an amazing educational environment for students who are part of an equity driven community? Faculty at Cabrillo College provide quality programs and services to students that promote their diverse and evolving needs as they progress toward their individual educational goals. Come join us in our vision to improve the world, one student at a time!
The ideal candidate will share Cabrillo's commitment to educating its racially and socioeconomically diverse student population. Cabrillo College serves approximately 11,400 students per term, of which 44% are LatinX, 5% multi-ethnic, 2.75% Asian, 1.25% African-American, 1% Filipino, 0.25% American Indian or Alaskan Native, and 0.18% Pacific Islander as of Fall 2019. In 2006, Cabrillo College was designated a Hispanic-Serving Institution, reflecting the great responsibility that the College has to the educational attainment as economic well-being of the surrounding community.
Cabrillo College is committed to equitable access and achievement, and approaches that eradicate a deficit mindset toward students and increase faculty engagement in equity-focused pedagogy and outcomes. Cabrillo is proud to be a part of the California Guided Pathways project to help students achieve their educational goals by providing a clear roadmap to completion.
About the Position: The full-time, tenure track Academic Counselor will enjoy a 185-Day work schedule. The position begins on or around October 5, 2020 pending continued on ongoing categorical funding and Governing Board ratification. Classes and academic counseling may be in a traditional "in class" setting, online or hybrid format, scheduled over summer and/or winter months, and at various campus locations; days, evenings, and/or weekends.
Faculty at Cabrillo College actively participate in curriculum development, program planning, and serve on participatory governance committees. Cabrillo provides an excellent opportunity to learn, collaborate, create, and make a difference in the lives of its diverse student body and community.
Starting Salary Range: $60,422 to $92,684 per year, salary placement determined by documented education and experience; maximum initial salary step placement on the 185-Day faculty salary schedule is Class 6, Step 9. An annual doctoral stipend of $3,816 is granted to eligible faculty.
Benefits: Our comprehensive benefits package includes medical, dental, life, short and long term, and vision (optional) insurance provided at a share of cost on a pretax basis, CalSTRS Retirement and an Employee Assistance Program. Please see the Benefits link on the HR webpage for more information.
Examples of Duties
Position responsibilities include providing the student population with verifiable disabilities with academic, transfer and career counseling.Assignment requires travel for position-related activities.Counseling responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Determining accommodations for students with disabilities
• Providing guidance to staff and faculty on ADA requirements and student disabilities
• Implementing the components of Cabrillo's Student Success and Support Program and providing students with workshops, career and educational goal-setting, educational planning, and ongoing follow-up services
• Providing academic, career/vocational, and personal counseling and student advisement
• Providing counseling to Career Technical Education (CTE) and transfer-bound students
• Providing counseling to students at the basic skills level
• Teaching Counseling and Guidance classes for students with disabilities and learning challenges
• Participating in division and department meetings and work groups that develop, evaluate and deliver services that support student success
• Additional professional assignments include attendance at faculty/college meetings, curriculum and program development, and related duties as required or assigned
• Teach assigned classes, which may include evening or off-campus assignments
• Participate in participatory governance committees, processes, and initiatives such as Guided Pathways
• Maintain timely and accurate records of student enrollment, attendance, and academic progress
• Provide academic assistance and related services to students during scheduled office hours
• Cooperate with and participate as may be required in District investigations and/or student grievance matters of alleged unlawful harassment, discrimination, and retaliation
• Demonstrate sensitivity to and understanding of diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff
• Complete required District trainings such as Title IX, Mandated Reporter, EEO/Diversity/Elimination of Bias, Workplace Safety, etc.
1. Completed application
3. Answer supplemental questions
4. Attach one of the following:
Unofficial Transcripts from all colleges attended showing degree(s) conferred (copies and downloads are acceptable). Foreign transcripts must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency at the applicant's expense click here (Download PDF reader) OR
Copy of a lifetime California Community College Instructor credential, front and back, (in lieu of transcripts) 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
Equivalency Form click here (Download PDF reader) Submit this form with supporting materials if you do not possess the minimum qualifications as listed in the job announcement and feel you have the equivalent education and/or experience. Unofficial transcripts must also accompany this form. Graduate students currently working on the required degree are encouraged to apply, with the understanding that the degree must be completed and confirmed by July 1, 2020.
Please note: All application materials must be received by 11:59 pm on the closing date indicated above.
Only completed applications with the above required documents will be reviewed by the committee. Application materials not required (including reference letters) for this position will not be reviewed. Remove personally identifiable information such as personal photos, social security number, birth date, age, and gender from your application materials. Expenses related to the recruitment process are the responsibility of the applicant. Cabrillo is unable to sponsor work visas.
Meeting the posted requirements does not guarantee an interview. A teaching demonstration / presentation may be a part of the interview, and finalists will be invited to return for a second interview. All notifications will be via email, and can also be accessed logging into your application profile. Interviews for selected candidates are slated for September 2020.
Conditions of Employment
Selected candidates given a conditional offer of employment are required to submit tuberculosis screening clearance results, official transcripts, proof of eligibility to work in the United States, and present their Social Security card upon hire (for payroll purposes).
Cabrillo College is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks a diverse pool of qualified applicants. The policy of the College is to encourage applications from all persons. No person shall be denied employment because of ethnicity or race, color, sex or gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, medical conditions, status or protected veteran status.
Persons with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation to complete the employment process must notify Human Resources at (831) 479-6217.
Required Education from a U.S. Department of Education recognized accredited organization and licensure qualifications:
• Master's in rehabilitation OR
• 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
• 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
• The equivalent OR
• A lifetime California Community College Instructor Credential in one of the above required fields
Submit this Supplemental Application For Equivalency Determination form with supporting materials if you do not possess the minimum qualifications as listed above and feel you have the equivalent education and/or experience. Graduate students currently working on the required degree are encouraged to apply with the understanding that the degree must be completed AND confirmed by August 15, 2020.
Required Professional Expertise:
• Currency and depth of knowledge in the applicable field, curriculum development and assessment of student learning outcomes
• Knowledge of and commitment to the community college philosophy, including Guided Pathways
• Knowledge of and commitment to equity-minded and culturally responsive teaching and academic counseling strategies and practices that enhance student success
• Demonstrated responsiveness to and understanding of the racial, socioeconomic, academic, and cultural diversity within the community college student population, including students with different ability statuses (e.g., physical and/or learning)
• Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with others
• Effective oral and written communication skills and effective use of technology
Required Discipline Specific Requirements/Licensure:
• Must possess and maintain a valid Class C California driver's license and a safe driving record during the course of employment
• One (1) year experience working in rehabilitation counseling or with students with a disability in an educational setting
• Effective oral and written communication skills.
• Ability to develop and participate in program/services planning, evaluation, and improvement
• Ability to develop curriculum and revisions including Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) and Student Services Learning Outcomes (SSLOs)
• Participate in professional activities such as department and campus committee work, faculty peer evaluations, staff meetings, and the governance structure of the college
• Ability to work cooperatively with others and maintain collegial and professional relationships as part of a team
• Awareness of assistive technology and alternate media services for students with disabilities
• Perform professional outreach activities to faculty, college departments, administrators, high schools, community agencies and industry partners to support the success of students with disabilities
• Maintain clear, timely, and accurate contact notes and student records
• Ability to travel to various college sites and community agencies during the course of employment
• Perform other related duties as assigned
Desired Qualifications/Performance Expectations:
• At least one (1) year of community college experience within the last three (3) years with diverse multi-ethnic student populations
• Working knowledge of Title 5 and other governmental regulations as they apply to students with disabilities
• Experience developing Student Education Plans (SEPs) for community college students
• Ability to utilize a variety of technology tools, student information systems, and online resources to effectively support students
• Knowledge of and experience in making appropriate college and community referrals
• Bilingual skills in Spanish/English
Internal Number: 98468
About Cabrillo College
Cabrillo College empowers students to be effective communicators, critical thinkers, and responsible world citizens. With a commitment to quality and equity, we connect all learners to pathways that propel them from where they are to where they aspire to be, including: academic, personal, and career growth.