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Job ID: 187541

San Diego Community College District

Date Posted Jun. 20, 2022
Title Counselor
University San Diego Community College District
San Diego, CA, United States
Department Counseling
Application Deadline 07/07/2022
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Social Sciences - Psychology
    Health Sciences
    Administration - Counseling Services


San Diego Community College District

Closing Date: 7/7/2022

Position Number: 00120380

Location: San Diego City College

Position Type: Academic

The Position:

Under the direction of the Dean of Student Development, provide resources to assist Promise students and students enrolled in East Village Middle College High School (Middle College High School program located at San Diego City College) in meeting their personal, educational, and career objectives. This is a tenure track position.

Counseling duties may include, but are not limited to, orientation to academic programs and services, educational and career counseling, (including degree, certificate and transfer options), personal counseling, assessment, articulation, research, liaison with instructional departments, and teaching.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Provide academic, career, transfer, and personal counseling to Promise students and Middle College High School students.
  • Administer and interpret appropriate assessment instruments for prospective students; refer students to support as necessary.
  • 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 and provide career information to students as needed.
  • Provide workshops/programs to provide students with information about resources and services to support their success.
  • 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.
  • Assist with the ongoing planning and implementation of the college Matriculation Plan.
  • Collaborate with Middle College High School counselor in assessing and identifying students academic and career goals and creating appropriate education plans to meet student and program goals.
  • And other duties as specified.


  • Masters 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;
  • A bachelors degree in one of the listed degrees and a license as a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) is an alternative qualification for this discipline; OR
  • The equivalent.

Desired Qualifications:

The successful candidate will have achieved:
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and/or experience in providing first-year students with personal, academic and career counseling in a post-secondary educational setting.
  • Ability to teach and facilitate individual and group sessions.
  • Evidence of experience and academic preparation in conducting assessment, advisement and student orientation.
  • Evidence of knowledge, training and experience that would indicate sensitivity, understanding, and ability to work with special populations including the diverse academic, socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.
  • Evidence of experience and ability to assume a leadership role in the planning and coordination of community college programs for Promise students and Middle College High School students and to evaluate program outcomes.
  • Evidence of knowledge, experience and/or training that would indicate ability to instruct and work successfully with large groups and the ability to plan, develop, or implement orientation, college enrichment, career assessment and transfer workshops and programs.
  • Demonstrated evidence of knowledge and ability to identify students experiencing academic difficulties including monitoring, evaluating progress and increasing retention.
  • Demonstrated knowledge, ability and experience preparing and presenting written reports and evaluation of services.
  • Demonstrated knowledge, ability and experience in developing a variety of educational plans for college students.
  • Evidence of knowledge and/or skill in the use of computer technology.
  • Evidence of experience in providing information about campus-based programs such as DSPS, EOPS, Tutoring, Articulation, Student Employment and Career Services, and Work Experience.
  • Evidence of ability to establish and maintain a collegial and cooperative working relationship with faculty, staff and administration.
  • Ability to utilize technology in promoting and enhancing services to students.
  • Well versed in career development theories, and experience engaging in career research, planning and development with students on a college campus.
  • Expertise in the use and interpretation of career assessment tools, creating new interventions, models, or theories for career coaching/advising/ counseling.
  • Knowledge of current California initiatives affecting community colleges.


Pay Information:

Class 1, Step A - Class 6, Step C ($6,032.90 - $8,128.98) per month based on the current AFT - College Faculty Tenured-Tenure Track Monthly Salary Schedule.
Initial salary placement for this Assistant Professor is commensurate with required education and related teaching experience as outlined in section A2.1 of the AFT Faculty Collective Bargaining Agreement and it is non-negotiable. The District offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package including employer paid medical, dental, vision plans, sick leave, and opportunities for professional development. This position is FLSA Exempt and may not accrue overtime. Benefits will be provided under the terms of the AFT-Guild, Local 1931 - Faculty Collective Bargaining Agreement. Annual Salaries will be recalculated for service less than a full academic year based on Education Code 87815, any required adjustment will be made within the first pay period. Travel reimbursement for interviewees traveling more than 200 miles, one-way, may be paid according to geographic location (see SDCCD Travel Stipend Policy, Rev 7/14/2011). Typically, Assistant Professors earn tenure after 4 years and promote to Associate Professor. The SDCCD Employment Web Page provides a link to employee collective bargaining agreements and handbooks, and more information about terms and conditions of employment to include salary and benefits.

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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 and staff.

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