Counselor (Student Equity and Achievement Program) (One or More)

Irvine Valley College

Mission Viejo, CA

ID: 7090723 (Ref.No. scj-11962)
Posted: December 16, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Minimum Qualifications:
For this position, candidates must have at least one of the following: 
1. Master’s 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, from an accredited college or university, OR 
2. Valid California Community College instructor credential appropriate to the subject per Education Code 87355 (issued prior to July 1, 1990); OR 
3. A combination of education and experience that is at least the equivalent of items 1 or 2 above.

(NOTE: A bachelor’s degree in one of the listed degrees and a license as a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) is an alternative qualification for this discipline.)

Employees must also have:

Commitment to equity and 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 an educational environment.

Desired Qualifications:
Preference will be given to those candidates demonstrating a high level of expertise on the basis of: 

● Demonstrated experience and/or ability to create equitable outcomes and success for all students more specifically disproportionately impacted populations.  This includes the ability to effectively engage the college’s diverse student population and the ability to address equity, inclusion and diversity issues.
● Knowledge of the state Student Equity and Achievement program. 
● Demonstrated experience working with disproportionately impacted student populations including but not limited to the following: African American, Latinx, economically disadvantaged, foster youth, LGBTQIA+, re-entry (25+), DSPS, First generation college students, undocumented or DACA students, Students experiencing food and housing insecurities and other historically underrepresented group in higher education (e.g.: Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander, Alaska Native, Southeast Asian American, Asian American). 
● Experience providing academic, career and personal counseling.
● Knowledgeable in the areas of career education, career development, occupational, labor market, non‐traditional career and post-secondary information.
● Demonstrated knowledge of state‐mandated matriculation policies, procedures, and regulations.
● Experience in the use of computer technology as a teaching tool, a student tracking system, a communication network for counseling, and articulation activities.
● Experience in counseling in social, emotional and holistic interventions.
● Utilize computer technology as a tool in delivering counseling/advisement services.

Assignment Type:
Full Time, Tenure Track

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  1. Resume / CV

  2. Cover Letter

  3. Transcript 1

  4. Letter of Recommendation 1

Optional Documents

  1. Transcript 2

  2. Transcript 3

  3. Letter of Recommendation 2

  4. Letter of Recommendation 3

  5. Other Doc

  6. Foreign Transcript Evaluation 1

  7. License or Certificate

At the South Orange County Community College District, our goal as an academic community is to sustain a working environment that fosters and celebrates diversity, promotes and rewards excellence, and is welcoming to all. An exemplary academic community promotes an inclusive environment that best prepares our faculty, staff, and students to live, work, and contribute in a global society. The Plan reflects the District's commitment to equal employment opportunity and outlines the active steps that ensure nondiscriminatory practices.