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Counselor
Butte-Glenn Community College

 

Opening Date/Time:

Closing Date/Time: 4/12/2017 4:00 PM Pacific

Salary: Not Displayed

Job Type:

Location: Main Campus, CA

Department: Student Services

Description:

Full-time (199 Day 11 Month) starting July 2017
$56,458.22 – $86,698.58 per year
Probationary
(Contract I) Member of Academic Staff
Contingent upon availability of state funding.

OVERVIEW:
This counselor will be a member of the General Counseling department, which employs 10 full-time faculty and
several part-time faculty. Under the direction of the Dean of Students, the counselor will work with students in the development and
updating of individual educational plans, identifying educational majors and providing guidance and personal counseling as needed.

POSITION DUTIES:
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    1. Developing abbreviated and
      comprehensive Student Educational Plans.
    2. Assisting in the planning and implementation of the college-wide orientation process.

 

  1. Keeping current with developments and changes in the field of academic and personal counseling.
  2. Creating appropriate multimedia
    resources, handouts and written materials for all educational related activities.
  3. Work with targeted student groups, transfer, and
    special student populations (international, under-represented, veterans, student-athletes, etc.).
  4. Maintaining current knowledge of
    transfer-specific requirements as well as local college programs and requirements.
  5. Deliver presentations related to group
    workshops, classroom-settings and community events.
  6. Maintaining computer literacy relevant to advising and counseling
    students.

Representative Duties:

Non-classroom staff responsibilities represent a forty-hour week (199 days).
The responsibilities of Counselors include but are not limited to the following:

    1. Providing academic, vocational and personal
      counseling to students on an individual basis.
    2. Providing group counseling for the accomplishment of specific objectives.

 

    1. Assisting in the planning and implementation of registration.
    2. Assisting students with petitions for graduation and to the
      Academic Council.
    3. Establishing and maintaining communication with the various instructional divisions, the administration and the
      staff of the College.
    4. Establishing and maintaining communications with the high schools served by the College.

 

  1. Establishing and maintaining communications with community agencies that can serve our students.
  2. Serving on various College
    committees.
  3. Keeping current with developments and changes in his or her field.
  4. It is understood that these
    responsibilities may require a minimum of five (5) hours off-campus per week at the professional discretion of the staff member with the
    approval of the Assistant Dean for Counseling and EOPS.
  5. Development and assessment of student learning outcomes.

Professional Growth and Currency

  1. Counselors are required to show examples of activities which demonstrate a
    pattern of academic, professional, and/or technical updating or currency.

Area or Departmental
Responsibilities

    1. Is knowledgeable about and abides by College policies and procedures. This includes the accurate and
      timely submission of all reports, grades and paper work.
    2. Meets deadlines and time targets.
    3. Orders instructional materials,
      equipment and textbooks with sufficient lead times.
    4. Assists in scheduling.
    5. Assists in course staffing functions.

 

    1. Provides assistance and help to other full-time, part-time and/or new counselors.
    2. Coordinates plans and activities with
      others.
    3. Provides information for the development of departmental budgets.
    4. Monitors expenditures to keep within authorized
      budget spending appropriations.
    5. Exercises good judgment in the use of and/or management of facilities, equipment and supplies.

 

  1. Attends assigned meetings as requested.
  2. Is punctual to assigned meetings.
  3. Works well with peers, classified staff and
    administration.
  4. In general, is easy and cooperative to work with.
  5. Does his/her fair share of departmental duties and
    responsibilities, including contributing to unit plan and program review processes.

College-wide service

  1. Volunteers to serve on College committees.
  2. When requested serves on College committees and project teams.
  3. Serves
    as a sponsor to student clubs and organizations.
  4. Participates in faculty/college governance.
  5. Participates on special
    project teams or ad hoc committees.

Community service (optional)

  1. The College values the
    contributions made to the local community by the instructional staff, however, such contributions are at the option of the instructor and
    are not a formal requirement of the position.

Qualifications/Requirements:
MINIMUM
QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s 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. OR
  • Community College Counselor Credential OR
  • The equivalent.

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

(Applicants wishing to be considered for employment under District equivalency standards must submit a detailed statement explaining how you
possess the equivalent to the minimum qualifications discussed above.)

DIVERSITY QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural,
    disability, gender identity and sexual orientation and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Licensed Counselor, Clinical Social Worker, Marriage and Family Therapist or
      Psychologist or currently seeking licensure
    • Experience working in a college setting
    • Completions of Masters’ level
      counseling coursework and practicums (Individual, Group and Family)
    • Knowledge and use of technology in counseling

 

    • Experience counseling and supporting student regarding academic and personal issues that may be barriers to their academic success and
      continued enrollment
    • Experience with presenting workshops and presentations in the classroom and to the local community

 

  • Experience counseling students in support of their career exploration, goal-setting, and decision-making.
  • Experience providing
    crisis counseling

Supplemental Information:

PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS:

  1. The successful applicant will be required to complete a medical history questionnaire and must agree to undergo and pass a
    pre-employment physical examination, based on the physical requirements of the position, prior to employment. The physician will be selected
    and paid for by the District. Disabilities not related to the essential physical job requirements will not preclude the applicant from being
    hired.
  2. Education Code 87408.6 states that no person shall be initially employed by a community college district in an academic or
    classified position unless the person has submitted to an examination within the past sixty (60) days to determine that he or she is free of
    active tuberculosis.
  3. As a condition of employment the position you are applying for will require that you provide fingerprints to
    the local police department. The fee charged by the Department of Justice (DOJ) for the fingerprint report is the employee’s responsibility.
    If you should be offered this position you will be asked to sign a payroll deduction form which will authorize the District to deduct the
    fee charged by the DOJ from your first paycheck.

The District reserves the right to modify, rescind or re-advertise this
announcement without notification or to delay indefinitely the employment of a person for the position.

The Butte-Glenn Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
* Application Instructions———————–
ALL
APPLICANTS, INCLUDING CURRENT BUTTE COLLEGE EMPLOYEES, MUST SUBMIT ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS WITH THE ONLINE APPLICATION IN ORDER TO MOVE
FORWARD IN THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS.

REQUIRED ATTACHMENTS
All on-line attachment types require that you attach a document.

COVER LETTER:
Please describe in your cover letter how your past experience and qualifications meet the needs of this
position.

RESUME OR VITA:
Please submit this as an attachment, not as a text resume within the application.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
In a statement addressed to the hiring committee, explain how you meet the minimum
qualifications listed below and attach a copy of all relevant certificates and proof of completed trainings.

  • Master’s 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. OR
  • Community College
    Counselor Credential OR
  • The equivalent.

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

(Applicants wishing to be considered for employment under District equivalency standards must submit a detailed statement explaining how you
possess the equivalent to the minimum qualifications discussed above.)

DIVERSITY:
Butte College serves a diverse population. In a separate statement, address how your skills, experience and
education have prepared you to serve and meet the needs of a diverse student/staff population.

TRANSCRIPTS:
You are required to provide transcripts. Unofficial copies of transcripts are acceptable at this point in
the process.
Degree in progress:
Degree in progress must be completed no later than June 1, 2017.
Foreign Transcripts:
Foreign transcripts must include a U.S. evaluation and translation. Please visit the Office of
Human Resources website for a list of agencies providing this service. http://www.butte.edu/hr/job_opportunities/associate_faculty/foreign_degree_eval.html

All offers of employment are contingent upon the submission of official transcripts showing completion of the degree.
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Letters of Recommendation are highly encouraged.
Reimbursement for travel may be authorized. Please contact Human Resources for
more information.

To apply, visit: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/buttecc/

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The Butte Community College District Board of Trustees also assures that all employees and applicants for employment will enjoy equal opportunity regardless of race, color, creed, sex, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, political affiliations, ancestry, religion, national origin, marital status, or any other protected characteristic.

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