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Counselor, Services for Career Technical Education (CTE)
Foothill-De Anza Community College District


Date Posted Jul. 17, 2020
Title Counselor, Services for Career Technical Education (CTE)
University Foothill-De Anza Community College District
Los Altos Hills, CA, United States
Department
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Professional Staff
  • Administration - Counseling Services
 
 


HR EMPLOYMENT/CAREERS
Posting Close Date: 4 weeks from posting; Posting Date can be found below the position title under Current Openings: https://fhda.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/4/home?c=fhda

The Foothill-De Anza Community College District is currently accepting applications for the faculty position of Counselor, Services for Career Technical Education (CTE), De Anza College.

Foothill - De Anza Community College District Mission Statement:

The mission of the Foothill-De Anza Community College District is student success. We are driven by an equity agenda and guided by core values of excellence, inclusion, and sustainability. Every member of our district contributes to a dynamic learning environment that fosters student engagement, equal opportunity, and innovation in meeting the various educational and career goals of our diverse students. We are committed to providing an accessible, quality undergraduate education dedicated to developing a broadly educated and socially responsible community that supports an equitable and just future for California.

De Anza College Mission Statement:

De Anza College provides an academically rich, multicultural learning environment that challenges students of every background to develop their intellect, character and abilities; to realize their goals; and to be socially responsible leaders in their communities, the nation and the world.

De Anza College fulfills its mission by engaging students in creative work that demonstrates the knowledge, skills and attitudes contained within the college's Institutional Core Competencies:
  • Communication and expression
  • Information literacy
  • Physical/mental wellness and personal responsibility
  • Civic capacity for global, cultural, social and environmental awareness
  • Critical thinking

JOB SUMMARY

The counselor will be working with students enrolled in career technical education (CTE) programs housed in the following academic divisions: Business, Computer Science and Applied Technologies; Creative Arts; Social Sciences and Humanities; and Language Arts. The position will report to an assigned Division Dean.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

Under the direction and supervision of a Division Dean, provide a wide range of counseling services to students enrolled in Foothill-De Anza's CTE programs. Perform core counseling functions: academic, career, training and professional development and other duties as assigned.

Duties and Responsibilities:

In accordance with the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2008, the counselors will deliver core services as their primary duties and responsibilities.
  • Conduct general information sessions about CTE program offerings in assigned division
  • Assessment (evaluation of placement scores, course placement, transcripts, prerequisite clearance)
  • Counseling/Advising and other education planning services
  • Follow-up for at-risk students
  • Assist students with degree audits and applications for certificate and degree awards


  • Provide student referrals for other counseling, advising, and student support services (DSPS, EDC, EOPS, CalWORKs, Student Success Center, etc.)

The delivery of core services should occur via multiple modalities: in-person, online, individual and group meetings, workshops and other innovative ways.

Assist CTE program students in clarifying academic goals and selecting a major and maintaining enrollment priority. Work collaboratively with the Foothill-De Anza College Community College District CTE program department chairs and coordinators, the Counseling Division, and the Office of Outreach and Relations with Schools. Develop other relevant liaisons and networks with on- and off-campus programs and agencies. Monitor and track students' academic progress to ensure attainment of educational goal. Facilitate small and large-group workshops to explain degree audit process. Review and approve CTE program students' applications for certificate and associate degree awards. Provide CTE program students general information about available A.A.-T/.A.S.-T programs, the transfer process, and GE Certification.

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS:

Ability to:
  • Ability to serve as a liaison and network with on and off campus departments, programs, and agencies.
  • Ability to developed informational materials in multiple formats: print, Web-based, and multimedia.
  • Ability to demonstrate excellent verbal, written, interpersonal, and facilitation skills both in-person and online.


Knowledge of:
  • Knowledge of and the skills to provide services to a multicultural, multilingual, and multigenerational student population, including Special Populations and other underrepresented students.
  • Knowledge of CTE program offerings, course requirements, and associated occupations.
  • Knowledge of Foothill and De Anza's certificate and degree applications procedure, GE requirements, and UC/CSU transfer process.
  • Knowledge of and experience with computers, software, and technology related to counseling: e.g. DegreeWorks, ASSIST.
  • Knowledge of and experience in establishing and maintaining linkages with instructional divisions, special programs, and Student Services departments.
  • Knowledge of job placement programs like HandShake and College Central.
  • Knowledge of and experience setting up and running career fairs.


WORKING CONDITIONS:

Environment:
  • Indoor, office and/or classroom environment. Occasionally in the environment where students' meet and congregate.
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule that may include summer, evening, weekend, on- and off-campus assignments.


Physical Abilities:
  • Hearing and speaking to exchange information.
  • Vision sufficient to read various materials.
  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to perform the tasks required of the position.
  • Regularly stand, walk, and sit for extended periods of time.
  • Bending at waist, kneeling, or crouching.
  • Reaching overhead, above the shoulders, and horizontally.
  • Lifting and carrying objects up to 20 lbs.


Standard duties expected of all faculty include development and evaluation of curricula, maintaining scheduled office hours, attending department and division meetings, pursuing professional growth activities, service on district and/or college committees, and performing other duties consistent with the role of an instructor. Instructors also have the opportunity to participate in campus extra-curricular activities.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socio-economic, ethnic, religious, and cultural backgrounds, disability, and sexual orientation of community college students, faculty and staff.
  • Master's degree in counseling, rehabilitation counseling, clinical psychology, counseling psychology, guidance counseling, educational counseling, social work, or career development, marriage and family therapy, or marriage, family and child counseling from an accredited college or university OR Bachelor's degree in one of the above listed degrees AND a California license as a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT).


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Ability and willingness to work with students pursuing career technical education (CTE) programs, including Special Populations and other underrepresented student groups.
  • Knowledge of the full spectrum of CTE program offerings and associated occupations aligned with these programs.
  • Knowledge of job placement programs like HandShake and College Central.
  • Knowledge of and experience setting up and running career fairs.


WORKING CONDITIONS:

Environment:
  • Indoor, office environment.


Physical Abilities:

(Applicants should perform these physical abilities with or without reasonable accommodations)
  • Hearing and speaking to exchange information.
  • Vision sufficient to read various materials.
  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to perform the tasks required of the position.
  • Regularly stand, walk, and sit for extended periods of time.
  • Bending at waist, kneeling, or crouching.
  • Reaching overhead, above the shoulders, and horizontally.
  • Lifting and carrying objects up to 20 lbs.


APPLICATION PACKET:
  • A District on-line application to be completed at http://hr.fhda.edu/careers/ *In the application, you will provide information, which demonstrates your understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socio-economic, ethnic, religious, and cultural backgrounds, disability, and sexual orientation of community college students, faculty and staff. Additionally, you will be asked to explain how your life experiences, studies or work have influenced your commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.
  • A cover letter detailing your background and experience, skills, and abilities as they relate to the minimum and preferred qualifications of this position.
  • A current resume of all work experience, formal education and training.


If you wish to request equivalency for this position (if you believe you do not otherwise meet minimum qualifications via educational degree attainment as specified), you may submit the Request for Equivalency form. This form will need to be submitted with your application packet. You may either scan a hard copy of this form with your application packet or submit it as a Word document with your application packet. http://hr.fhda.edu/_downloads/Equivalency.pdf

If any required application materials are omitted, the committee will not review your application packet. Application materials not required (including reference letters) for this position will not be accepted. For full-consideration, all application packets must be received by 11:59 pm on the closing date.

Please allow yourself ample time to complete your application and resolve any technical difficulties that may arise with your submission. We do not guarantee a response to application questions within 48 hours of the closing date.

HIRING RANGE: $70,499.00 - $109,280.00 annually plus benefits; actual placement is based on applicant's verified education and experience.

For the complete Faculty Salary Schedule, go to:

http://hr.fhda.edu/_downloads/2019-2020%20Faculty%20Salary%20Schedules.pdf

Excellent benefits package which includes medical coverage for employee and eligible dependents, dental, vision care, employee assistance program, long term disability, retirement benefits and basic life insurance. Other voluntary benefits are also available such as legal assistance, pet insurance, and long-term care. Faculty are also eligible for paid professional development leaves and stipends for educational and professional development.

For information on our benefits package that includes medical for employees and dependents, visit our web site: http://hr.fhda.edu/benefits/index.html

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Full-time, Tenure-Track, Grant Funded, 11-months per year

STARTING DATE: Summer 2020

SCHEDULED HOURS: By contract (schedule may include summer, evening, weekend, on- and off-campus assignments.)

Persons with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation to complete the employment process must notify Employment Services no later than the closing date of the announcement.

The successful applicant will be required to provide proof of authorization to work in the U.S.

The Foothill-De Anza Community College District does not reimburse applicants for travel, lodging or any other costs incurred by applicant to attend interviews. All interviewing costs incurred will be the responsibility of the applicant.

For more information about our application process contact:

Employment Services

Foothill-De Anza Community College District

12345 El Monte Road

Los Altos Hills, California 94022

(650) 949-6217

Email: employment@fhda.edu

http://hr.fhda.edu/





To apply, visit https://fhda.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/4/home/requisition/174?c=fhda

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