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Job ID: 118634

Human Services Instructor
South Orange County Community College District

Date Posted Jan. 23, 2019
Title Human Services Instructor
University South Orange County Community College District
South Orange County, CA, United States
Department Human Services (SC) (SC-054-037)
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Health Sciences
    Social Sciences - Psychology
    Social Sciences - Sociology

Teaching Human Services courses in Mental Health, Alcohol and Drug Studies or related areas.

Minimum Qualifications:
The successful candidate must meet one of the following criteria:
1. Master’s degree or higher in human services, psychology, clinical psychology, sociology, social work, social sciences, counseling, or community/public health nursing science from an accredited college or university AND education and training within at least (2) of the following specific areas: human services, substance related disorders, addiction, eating disorders, criminal justice, community/family public health nursing science, and family services, OR
2. Valid California Community College instructor credential appropriate to the subject per Education Code 87355 (issued prior to July 1, 1990);
3. A combination of education and experience that is at least the equivalent of item 1 above (Applicants applying on the basis of equivalency must submit the Supplemental Application for Equivalency Determination form in addition to all other required materials).

Experience Required:

  • Minimum of two years of experience as a professional in Human Services, Mental Health, Substance Abuse, or related discipline.
  • Evidence of sensitivity to and understanding of diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

Desired Qualifications:
Preference will be given those candidates who dmonstrate a high level of professional expertise on the basis of:

  • Master’s Degree or higher from an accredited college or university in Human Services, Nursing, Psychology, Clinical Social Work, Sociology, Social Services, or Counseling.
  • Teaching experience in Human Services and areas relating to mental health, and alcohol/drug studies.
  • Professional experience in mental health, alcohol and drug education, prevention and treatment.
  • Experience in Distance Education.

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Teaching Human Services courses in Mental Health, Alcohol and Drug Studies or related areas.
  • May supervise students in fieldwork settings.
  • Student Advisement.
  • Assist in program development and fieldwork settings.
  • Maintain appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics.
  • Participate in general faculty functions related to educational program and in-service programs.

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