The Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) is the largest community college district in the United States and one of the largest in the world. The LACCD is comprised of nine colleges serving all or part of more than 40 cities in Southern California and spanning a service area of 882 square miles. Its colleges offer instruction to 225,000 students, annually, in 600 associates' degree and 400 certificate of achievement programs in general, career-technical, and transfer education, and contribute significantly to the economic and social well-being of its students, the regional economy and the greater Los Angeles area. For more information about the LACCD, please visit our website at www.laccd.edu.
ADJUNCT POOL POSITIONS
The LACCD is accepting applications for Adjunct positions at our colleges for the 2023 - 2024 Academic School Years . The purpose of this posting is to create a pool of qualified applicants so that when there is an actual opening at a one of our colleges, the college can then begin their review process by reviewing those applicants that are currently in the Pool.
The LACCD is seeking dynamic, motivated and diverse candidates for part-time Disability Specialist positions to provide comprehensive academic advisement and counseling services to its students. Successful candidates will collaborate, communicate and work as professionals with students, staff, faculty and administrators. Applicants with a demonstrated commitment to advising and mentoring a diverse student population are strongly encouraged to apply.
During completion of the adjunct application, applicants will have the opportunity to indicate which of LACCD's colleges are of interest for employment. Qualified applicants may be offered an interview with Counseling Department members at one or more of LACCD's 9 colleges. For college locations, please visit Our Colleges page at http://laccd.edu/About/Pages/Our-Colleges.aspx. Final determination of part-time counseling assignments is contingent upon student enrollment and funding.
Applicants for this position must show evidence of the following qualifications:
Possession of a master's degree in rehabilitation counseling, or
Possession of a master's degree in special education with 24 or more semester units in upper division or graduate level course work in counseling, guidance, student personnel, psychology, or social work; OR
A master's degree in counseling, guidance, student personnel, psychology, career development, or social welfare AND either 12 or more semester units in upper division or graduate level coursework specifically in counseling or rehabilitation of individuals with disabilities, OR two years of full-time experience in one or more of the following:
a. Counseling or guidance for students with disabilities; or
b. Counseling and/or guidance for persons with disabilities in industry, government, public agencies, military or private social welfare organizations in which the responsibilities of the position were predominantly or exclusively for persons with disabilities. OR
4. Possession of a master's degree in the category of disability, special education, education, psychology, educational psychology, or rehabilitation counseling; and 15 or more semester units of upper division or graduate study in the area of disability, to include, but not be limited to: Learning Disabilities; Developmental Disabilities; Deaf and Hearing Impaired; Physical Disabilities; or Adapted Computer Technology.
Pursuant to LACCD Board of Trustee's Policy 2900, employees must be fully vaccinated or have an approved exemption. LACCD employees are required to provide their vaccination status in compliance with the LACCD Board of Trustees' policy. Newly hired employees will be required to provide their vaccination status prior to position start date.
Knowledge and experience working with adults who have disabilities, such as acquired brain injury, hearing impairment, learning disabilities, mobility impairments, psychological disability, development delay, speech and language disabilities, and visual impairments.
Experience determining eligibility for DSPS through direct evaluation, by observation, or from careful review of documentation presented, as well as training in the proper use of various assessment techniques.
Knowledge of and ability to apply DSPS policies and procedures, Title 5 and California Education Code Regulations, and federal and state laws related to access issues in a community college setting.
Strong knowledge of adaptive technologies that facilitate access to electronic information and educational programs for students with various disabilities, and of assistive technology applications to assist in accommodating disability-related educational limitations.
DUTIES (Including but not limited to)
Evaluate functional limitations, skills and abilities of students in order to design and implement appropriate disability-related accommodations, and recommend the use of appropriate assistive technology hardware and software.
Instruct small groups of students in the use of assistive and instructional computer technology.
Recruit, hire, and schedule sign language interpreters for deaf and hard of hearing students. Evaluate deaf and hard of hearing students for the use of appropriate assistive technology.
The salary schedule for adjunct counselors begins at $77.20 per standard assignment hour. Applicants with a doctoral degree are eligible for a doctoral differential.
Applicants will be required to file the application using web-based software to create an applicant profile account, allowing documents to be saved and uploaded as attachments. Please go to: https://laccd.csod.com/ats/careersite/search.aspx?site=6&c=laccd to file the application. After review of application materials by selection committee(s), applicants will be contacted if selected for interview(s).
For consideration in the selection process, all interested applicants must submit the following:
Letter of interest that describes the applicant's interest in the position and details why the applicant is a good fit for the position;
Current resume that summarizes how the applicant meets the qualifications of the position;
Contact information for three (3) professional references;
Copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts; if invited to interview, candidate should be prepared to provide official transcripts;Note: All degrees must be granted by an accredited college or university in the United States. Transcripts from a foreign institution must be submitted with an approved evaluation of equivalency from a foreign evaluation service approved by California Commission on Teaching Credentialing.
Verification of Experience Letter on company letterhead stationery indicating (Uploaded as an 'Other Document': -Dates of employment. -Position title. -State if experience was full or part-time (if part-time, please indicate the weekly percentage or hours worked).
Application materials will not be accepted by Fax, Mail or Email. Incomplete applications may be excluded from consideration. Equivalency determinations are not conducted for selection of adjunct faculty.
Employment is contingent upon verification of qualifications. LACCD and its Colleges reserve the right to modify and/or withdraw this position at any time. Final determination of part-time faculty assignments is contingent upon enrollment, funding and/or class availability.
Applications are being accepted until the position is filled.
Individuals protected by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may request an accommodation in the selection/interview process with at least three business days prior notice. Documentation of the need for accommodation may be requested.
Equal Employment Policy
The policy of the Los Angeles Community College District is to implement equal opportunity to all qualified candidates for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, marital status, medical condition (cancer related), sexual orientation, or veteran status. Positive action will be taken to ensure that this policy is followed in all personnel practices including recruitment, hiring, placement, upgrading, transfer, demotion, and treatment during employment, rate of pay or other forms of compensation, selection for training, layoff or termination. A vigorous equal employment opportunity program will be maintained to ensure a diverse work force and to achieve expected representation of qualified members of under-represented groups through the implementation of specific result-oriented plans and procedures (Board Rule 101301).
The Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator
LACCD has served as educator to more than three million students for over 77 years. The Mission of the Los Angeles Community College District is to foster student success for all individuals seeking advancement, by providing equitable and supportive learning environments at our nine colleges. The District empowers students to identify and complete their goals through educational and support programs that lead to completion of 2 or 4-year degrees, certificates, trans, transfer, or career preparation.