Detailed Job Description
Evergreen Valley College
Duties and Responsibilities
- Develop, coordinate and maintain articulation with UC, CSU systems and Private/Independent colleges and universities; Initiate articulation agreements between institutions of higher education.
- Develop, maintain and provide oversight of the college transfer credit, course-to-course, general education, and major preparation articulation with University of California Transfer Course Agreement (UC TCA), Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC), California State University General Education Breadth (CSU GEB), Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT), and Course Identification Number (C-ID).
- Serve as a resource to counselors providing up-to-date information on articulation agreements.
- Provide consultation to the faculty, instructional deans, and other college representatives on course and program articulation issues, especially as related to the review, revision and development of courses with transfer preparation and articulation potential.
- Regularly keep the College community, including the college’s administrators informed of the status regarding articulation agreements, ADT, C-ID, transfer agreements and MOUs with four-year public and private institutions and changes to legislature (i.e. SB1440 and SB440).
- Serve on the technical review committee and all college curriculum committee and assist with curriculum development, review and update processes; Participate in the online curriculum review (CurricUNET) process.
- Maintain articulation files, current and historical.
- Prepare and disseminate curriculum and articulation reports as required by university and other collegiate organizations and systems.
- Participate in conferences and workshops on articulation, including college, district, regional and state articulation related activities and organizations to stay informed of and to assure timely compliance with inter-segmental articulation changes and developments.
- Serve as a resource person for campus faculty, administration, counseling, admissions and records staff, and students on curriculum, articulation and related matters.
- Monitor each stage of the articulation process and follow up with departments and/or faculty for timely responses and decisions.
- Serve as a gatekeeper of course outlines, IGETC, CSU General Education Breadth, Baccalaureate lists, TCA lists, C-ID and ASSIST.
- Communicate with college counseling and transfer center staff to identify articulation needs to four year institutions.
- Compile and maintain articulation and transfer statistical reports.
- Maintain a master list of courses, their descriptions, content changes, committee decisions, GE status, and required changes for each catalog year.
- Serve as a liaison between community college and four-year College and university articulation.
- Assist in editing the College catalog, and provide in-service training to staff members.
- Provide academic, transfer, vocational, career, and personal counseling services with professionalism.
- Maintain current knowledge of counseling techniques and other effective student support intervention strategies; participate in trainings and activities such as conferences, meetings and workshops.
- Promote the philosophy that integrates counseling and mentoring to support student learning.
- Maintain appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics.
- Develop educational plans and monitor student progress. Interpret and evaluate complex academic transcripts.
- Demonstrate teaching methodologies in career development, self-assessment, study skills, and leadership courses.
- Interpret with accuracy placement and career assessment results. Implement articulation practices and transfer policies.
- Conduct orientations and workshops related to student success and development.
- Maintain contact and conduct referrals to social, educational, health, and community agencies.
- Advocate for students’ rights and address concerns/issues.
- Use technology tools as it relates to counselor functions.
- Assignments may include teaching counseling courses and/or counseling duties scheduled during some evenings and at off-site campuses. Other duties may include committee assignments and special projects.
- Utilize the district's computerized course prerequisite system.
- Maintain currency and depth of knowledge in assigned area of responsibility and use methods and materials appropriate to the subject matter.
- Communicate subject matter clearly, correctly, effectively and keep required office hours.
- Adapt methodologies for students with special needs and different learning styles.
- Teach students effectively and submit and maintain appropriate office hours.
- Use appropriate preparation and organizational skills in area of assignment.
- Demonstrate commitment to professional development including but not limited to activities such as: participation in professional conferences, workshops, seminars, membership in professional organizations, research projects, publishing academic work, participation in statewide committees or organizations, etc.
- Participate in faculty responsibilities such as: course and curriculum development, committees, research and special projects as needed in the discipline/department or district.
- Meet all professional responsibilities.
- Demonstrate sensitivity in working with students of diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds, sexual orientation and disabilities.
- Work cooperatively within the college community with students, staff, faculty and administrators.
- Foster a professional working environment.
- Use effective and positive communication skills with staff and students.
- Demonstrate sensitivity to diversity, a respect for differences and the dignity of others.
- Maintain and provide current course syllabi as required by California Education Code and Board policy.
- Attend and participate in department, division and college meetings, within the work week, but not in conflict with the member's primary assignment.
- Meet record keeping obligations on time, e.g., grades, census, reports, rosters, textbook orders, and requisitions.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
1. 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
(Note: A Bachelor 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, pursuant to title 5, section 53410.1.)
2. Demonstrated sensitivity, knowledge, and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, gender, gender identity, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of the students we serve and sensitivity to and knowledge and understanding of groups historically underrepresented, and groups who may have experienced discrimination.
3. Success integrating diversity as appropriate into the major duties outlined in the job description and in the duties listed in the District's hiring policy; or demonstrated equivalent transferable skills to do so.
1. Have previous successful work experience in a community college setting.
2. Demonstrated knowledge/experience with articulation.
3. General knowledge of the policies, procedures and practices of curriculum development, transfer requirements, and community college articulation system.
4. Ability to interpret guidelines set forth by the Chancellor’s Office and state legislation to maintain and enhance EVC’s participation in ASSIST, OSCAR, and STAR Act transfer degrees program (ADTs, C-ID, TMCs).
5. Working knowledge of software applications: word processing, spreadsheet, database management, CurricuUNET and other database used in the articulation unit such as ASSIST, OSCAR, C-ID.
6. Ability to perform accurately in a detail-oriented environment and to handle multiple work priorities, and organize projects.
7. Experience working with counselors, faculty and students in a professional, cooperative, open and responsive manner.
8. Demonstrated commitment to professional growth and development; innovation and improvement of counseling and teaching; and to assuming faculty responsibilities beyond the counseling department in a shared governance environment.
9. Demonstrated experience providing academic, career, vocational and personal counseling including crisis, referrals etc.
10. Demonstrated proficiency in various technologies to provide counseling services and information.
11. Demonstrated experience in assisting students in developing a plan to achieve an educational and/or career goal.
12. Demonstrated experience teaching college orientation, college success, career planning or other courses and workshops.
13. Bilingual abilities, desirable.
$64,313 to $82,493 Entry Level Annual Salary (Academic Salary Schedule 2014-2015); Maximum Salary Potential $111,916. Note: Actual Salary placement is based on candidate's verified education and experience.
About San Jose/Evergreen Community College District
The District is represented by dedicated and talented employees who are passionate about providing our student population with the best educational experience possible. The District recognizes that cultural diversity in the academic environment promotes academic excellence; fosters cultural, racial and human understanding; provides positive roles models for all students, and creates an inclusive and supportive educational and work environment for its employees, students, and the community it serves.
The District encourages a diverse pool of applicants to serve as colleagues to an existing diverse faculty consisting of 14% Hispanic/Latino, 22 % Asian/Pacific Islander, 7% Black/African American, 1% American Indian/Native American, 52% White/Caucasian, and as well as encouraging applications from all qualified, outstanding applicants.
Equal Opportunity Employer Statement
San Jose/Evergreen Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of ethnic group identification, race, color, language, accent, immigration status, ancestry, national origin, age, gender, gender identity, religion, sexual orientation, transgender, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, and physical or mental disability consistent with applicable federal and state laws.