Counselor, College Assistance Migrant Program (Full-time Categorically Funded) Madera Community College
State Center Community College District
Closing Date: 2/24/2022 at 11:55 PM
Campus Location: Madera Community College
Start Date: 01/11/2022
At Madera Community College (MCC) we value the ability to serve students from a broad range of cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds, genders, abilities and orientations. We prioritize applicants who demonstrate they understand the benefits a diverse student population brings to a community college. The successful faculty member will be an equity-minded individual committed to student success by collaborating with faculty, classified staff, administration, students and community partners who are also dedicated to closing equity gaps. An equity-minded individual is a person who:
Understands the importance of holding ourselves accountable as educators for closing equity gaps and engaging in equitable practices;
Reframes inequities as a problem of practice and views the elimination of inequities as an individual and collective responsibility;
Encourages positive race-consciousness and embraces human difference;
Reflects on institutional and teaching practices and aims to create a culturally responsive teaching environment; and
Strategically builds buy-in and participation among colleagues for equity-related initiatives.
Madera Community College seeks faculty members who value mentorship and working in a collegial, collaborative environment, guided by a commitment to helping all students achieve their educational goals. Divisions strongly encourage collaboration across disciplines to create inclusive, integrated, and interdisciplinary learning experiences. Madera Community College faculty are expected to be knowledgeable about, and willing to use, different learning and teaching methods appropriate to the students they serve. Faculty members should be open and willing to participate in culturally relevant professional development that will help them prepare for the population of students who attend Madera Community College.
The ideal candidate will share Madera Community College's commitment to educating its racially and socioeconomically diverse student population. For the 2020/2021 Academic Year, we currently enroll over 7,100 students in which 65% identify as Latinx, 9% as Asian/Pacific Islander, 3% as Black/African American, 18% as White, 1% as American Indian/Alaska Native, and 3% as multiracial. Madera Community College is a Hispanic-Serving Institution, reflecting the great responsibility that the College has to the educational attainment and economic well-being of the surrounding community. The successful candidate will join a department dedicated to the use of curriculum responsive to the students it serves.
Reporting to the Director of Student Success, the College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) Counselor will cover the full range of general counseling and CAMP project coordination duties, including the following:
Provide comprehensive counseling services to CAMP students, including academic, career, personal and life transitions counseling;
Assist in the organization and implementation of matriculation activities, such as orientation, counseling and follow-up services to students;
Assist students with major selection, career development planning, and goal identification;
Maintain close working relationships with faculty, feeder high schools, community and other student services support programs;
Participate in meetings, conferences, trainings, and other professional development activities to maintain the expertise required to provide accurate and reliable information and support to students seeking to complete a certificate, associate degree, or transfer;
Administer CAMP enrollment program with partner school systems and the various high schools and alternative education centers;
In consultation with college faculty, directors, deans, and local high school administrators, identify appropriate First-Year Experience courses and coordinate the scheduling and delivery of such courses and related student support services;
Prepare and send communications to FYE instructors and other stakeholders each semester, outlining enrollment procedures, calendar of dates and deadlines, and schedule of activities of importance to CAMP participants;
Develop and implement an orientation program, handbook, and other resources;
Provide support for outreach, enrollment, and onboarding activities for students and communicate regularly with high schools' personnel, students, parents, counselors, and faculty as primary contact for CAMP;
Review local high school pathways to ensure alignment with MCC's Guided Pathways;
Collaborate with deans and faculty to build First-Year Experience pathways;
Assist with the preparation of the annual program review, student learning outcomes, direct reports, and evaluations;
Utilize technology to track student progress, implement efficient support services, provide counseling services, and make presentations in classrooms and other group settings;
Review data on student success and achievement and use the information to adjust student support services;
Provide intentional case-management services to assigned students and provide follow up services including Early Alert responses and resource referrals to on/off campus resources and student support services including Admissions & Records, CalWORKs, Career/Transfer & Employment Center, DSP&S, Financial Aid, Academic Success Centers, TRiO, and off-campus community resources;
Serve and attend department, college, and district committees as needed;
Provide counseling services, as needed, during days, evenings, and weekends at on and off-site locations;
Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing;
Develop and/or revise curriculum and programs, including program review and student learning outcomes for courses and programs to improve student learning;
Teaching assignments in a variety of instructional settings and times, including evening and/or weekends, on-line or off-campus and large group instruction classes as needed; and
Otherwise fulfilling all of the duties and responsibilities of instructors as required by Administrative Regulation 7122.
All candidates must have evidence of responsiveness to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practice within the classroom; AND
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; OR
A valid California Community College Credential; OR
The equivalent education and/or experience (requires an equivalency).
(NOTE: 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. If the degrees posted on your transcript(s) do not match EXACTLY as stated above, you MUST petition for equivalency).
Experience and skill incorporating elements of diversity, equity, and inclusion into all areas of responsibility;
Recent experience working with African American, Asian/Pacific Islander, Latinx, Native American, and other racially minoritized students in the classroom and an understanding of how historical patterns of exclusion of these groups in higher education shape patterns of participation and outcomes;
Willingness to examine and remediate ones instructional, relational, and classroom practices to more effectively engage and support racially minoritized students;
Related work and professional experience;
Demonstrated cultural competency in working with students and families who are from Migrant and Seasonal Farmworker Families;
Demonstrated Bilingual Skill in Spanish;
Experience working with students of various cultural, gender, age, socioeconomic, and ethnic backgrounds, including disabled students;
Experience working with non-traditional college students who face multiple barriers to college success such as poverty, parenthood, food and huger insecurities, and academic prejudice;
Experience communicating with students, families, and community members whos first-language is not English about college programs and services;
Experience in developing comprehensive Student Educational Plans (SEPs) based on equitable practices supporting student success and achievement;
Experience advising students on requirements for Associate degrees and Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) using CSU & UC general education patterns;
Experience in conducting college success workshops and/or teaching courses in career, college life management, and personal development;
Experience participating in outreach and recruitment activities and knowledge of California Community Colleges matriculation processes;
Knowledge of and ability to connect students with campus and community resources to assist them in their college life management;
Experience in using and interpreting a variety of career assessment tools;
Knowledge and experience in the development and assessment of student learning and service unit outcomes;
Experience with progress monitoring systems and implementing successful retention strategies;
Demonstrated understanding of Student Equity and Achievement (SEA), Guided Pathways, and/or other student success initiatives;
Experience using computerized counseling databases, online student education plans, student information systems and internet resources for academic and career planning;
Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly both orally and in writing with students and staff;
Potential for contribution to institutional vitality and growth; and
Knowledge of the community college and its mission and goals
Conditions of Employment:
177 duty days per year. Duty days will be prorated based upon start of assignment.
Salary and Benefits:
Starting annual salary is $60,678 - $91,350 based on education and experience. An annual doctoral stipend of $2,270 is available. In addition, the District offers an attractive fringe benefit package including medical, dental, and vision coverage for the employee and dependents, and life insurance. Employees are also members of the California State Teachers Retirement System (CalSTRS).
Applications will be screened by Human Resources for completeness and to determine which applicants meet the minimum qualifications as stated in the job announcement.
From the applicants who meet the minimum qualifications and who have submitted all the required documents by the closing date and time listed on the job announcement, a selection committee will review the candidates who are best qualified based on the minimum and desirable qualifications then determine who will be invited to interview.
The selection committee will rate responses to the interview questions, teaching demonstration, and writing prompt (if applicable). Based on this rating, a small number of applicants will be selected as the "recommended candidates". These candidates will be forwarded to theVice President and the College President for final interviews.
A hiring recommendation will be made by the College President and forwarded to the Board of Trustees of State Center Community College District for final approval.
State Center Community College District is an equal opportunity employer. It is our pledge to treat all applicants fairly and equitably in the recruitment and selection process. We endeavor to be a service-minded organization and respond to the needs of our applicants. SCCCD EEO Plan
For more information, contact the Academic Human Resources Office, 1171 Fulton St, Fresno, California, 93721, (559) 243-7100. For information on Madera Community College or State Center Community College District, visit our website at www.scccd.edu. Please refer to Position No. MCOUN-COC (Slot #2446)
Submission of application and related materials is the applicants responsibility and must be submitted through the districts online applicant portal. The District reserves the right to re-advertise or to delay indefinitely the filling of a position if it is deemed that the applicants for the position do not constitute an adequate applicant pool or if funding is not available. All application materials are subject to verification. False statements may be cause for disqualification or discharge from employment.
This is a full-time categorically funded position contingent upon funding. The District may fill more than one position from this pool.State Center Community College District (SCCCD) provides students with a rich and dynamic learning experience that embraces differences - emphasizing collaboration and engaging students in and out of the classroom, encouraging them to realize their goals, and to become global citizens and socially responsible leaders. When you join our team at SCCCD, you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative and equity-focused community that approaches higher education as a matter of social justice that requires broad collaboration among faculty, classified staff, administration, students and community partners.
MADERA COMMUNITY COLLEGE
About the College Located in the heart of California, Madera Community College recently became the fourth (4th) and newest college in State Center Community College District. Madera Community College offers affordable, quality education for residents of Madera County and nearby communities. The center is focused on student success, with comprehensive, innovative programs in transfer/general education, occupational education, and developmental education that motivates and empowers students to be successful.
Madera Community College will be the first California community college established as a fully Guided Pathways college, helping students navigate their way to success at the community college level. Guided Pathways is a transformational framework that focuses on reviewing and revising college policies, procedures and practices with the goal of designing with the student in mind. Guided Pathways presents courses in the context of highly structured, educationally coherent program maps that align with students goals for careers and further education. The project is designed to significantly increase the number of students who earn a certificate or degree at a California Community College.
MADERA COMMUNITY COLLEGE AT OAKHURST
About the College Center Madera Community College at Oakhurst is a satellite campus of Madera Community College. It is located just 20 minutes from the South entrance to Yosemite National Park and just minutes away from the Sierra National Forest. The campus provides opportunity and access to higher education for a geographically isolated population in Eastern Madera County. The campus currently serves Oakhurst, Mariposa County, Coarsegold, North Fork and the surrounding communities with over 75 courses in a variety of study areas. The center is slated to open a new permanent campus in Fall 2021.
Madera Community College Mission "Empowering our students to succeed in an ever-changing world."
We proudly provide quality instruction and strong community partnerships that support students academic and workforce goals.
We offer innovative and life-changing opportunities in a diverse, inclusive and equitable environment.
We value our students personal and social growth through responsive and interactive college experiences.
We inspire hope and promote a passion for learning.
We transform students lives through high quality college programs and services resulting in degrees, certificates, transfer programs, and career skills.
Madera Community College Vision Madera Community College builds effective partnerships, strengthens communities, and transforms lives."
MADERA COMMUNITY COLLEGE VALUES STUDENT SUCCESS THROUGH: