Counselor (Full Time, Tenure Track, Fall 2015) - Monterey Peninsula College in Monterey California

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Monterey Peninsula College

Monterey, California 93940


United States
(2015-00010)

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Detailed Job Description

MONTEREY PENINSULA COLLEGE
invites applications for the position of:

Counselor
(Full Time, Tenure Track, Fall 2015)    

Job #:    
2015­00010    

Opening Date/Time:
02/17/15    

Closing Date/Time:
04/17/15 11:59 PM

Salary:
$51,971.00 - $70,474.00 Annually    

The successful candidate will provide academic, career, and personal counseling to Monterey Peninsula College’s diverse student population. Additionally, this individual will be responsible for providing counseling services to limited/non­native English speakers, including international students and students with basic skills needs. The candidate may also be responsible for teaching sections of Personal Development courses.

Assignments may include both day and evening hours at the Monterey campus and/or Marina Education Center.
    
Example of Duties:    

As a full time faculty member in the Humanities Division the successful candidate will also:

• Assist students in planning immediate as well as long­range educational goals.
• Provide information related to career and transfer options.
• Assist students in the development of their Student Education Plans.
• Provide support and follow­up counseling designed to facilitate student success in college courses and programs.
• Provide referral to appropriate Student Services programs.
• Participate in recruitment, assessment, orientation, early alert, follow­up, and counseling activities and workshops.
• Conduct classroom presentations.
• Support instructors who seek assistance for students.
• Serve as liaison with academic divisions/departments as directed by the Division Chair of Counseling.
• Prepare and maintain accurate counseling records using current technology, relay pertinent information to college personnel as needed, and respect the confidentiality of such records as required by law.
• Report student information to appropriate databases.
• Support instructional faculty with limited/non­native English speakers, including international students and students with basic skills needs.
• Use and develop a variety of effective teaching and assessment methods including the use of computers and information technology to engage student interest and support a variety of learning styles.
• Evaluate student work using clear criteria relevant to the course content and learning objectives.
• Maintain and submit accurate records according to published deadlines (i.e., grades, syllabi, census reports).
• Participate in planning the class schedule for Personal Development courses.
• Develop curriculum and participate in the program review processes.
• Engage in activities that enhance the department’s rapport with area high schools, colleges and businesses.
• Participate in faculty recruitment.
• Hold required office hours and attend division/department meetings.

    
Minimum Qualifications:    

• Master’s degree 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
• Bachelor's in one of the above AND a license as a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) valid in California.
OR
• The equivalent. To select outstanding faculty members from the largest possible pool of qualified applicants, Monterey Peninsula College recognizes that candidates may have attained expertise through a variety of means. Certain combinations of education, experience, and other accomplishments may be judged by the District as equivalent to the above qualifications for this position. Candidates who feel they possess such equivalent qualifications are encouraged to download and complete an equivalency application from the employment web page and submit/attach the completed form to the employment application along with appropriate documentation of your qualifications;
AND
Commitment to community college goals/objectives of providing quality programs and services for culturally, socio­economically, ethnically, and academically diverse students and students with disabilities; personal qualities to work effectively and with sensitivity in a multicultural environment; awareness of and commitment to the needs of non­ traditional and/or re­entry students with diverse abilities and interests.

Personal and Professional Qualities:
1. Knowledge of and commitment to community college counseling and teaching;
2. Excellent interpersonal skills;
3. Ability to work with community groups and campus organizations;
4. Effective oral and written communication skills;
5. Ability to meet the needs of community college learners with diverse backgrounds and a wide range of skills and goals.

Commitment to community college goals/objectives of providing quality programs and services for culturally, socio­economically, ethnically, and academically diverse students and students with disabilities; personal qualities to work effectively and with sensitivity in a multicultural environment; awareness of and commitment to the needs of non­ traditional and/or re­entry students with diverse abilities and interests.

Personal and Professional Qualities:
1. Knowledge of and commitment to community college counseling and teaching;
2. Excellent interpersonal skills;
3. Ability to work with community groups and campus organizations;
4. Effective oral and written communication skills;
5. Ability to meet the needs of community college learners with diverse backgrounds and a wide range of skills and goals.

    
Work Schedule / Supplemental Information:    

Anticipated Starting Compensation:
Starting at $51,971­70,474 annually, based on documented education and experience. In addition to the base salary, the successful candidate can also earn a Doctoral stipend of $2,850 or a multiple Masters’ stipend of $2,021, if applicable. In addition, the District offers an excellent fringe benefits package, including paid medical and dental coverage for employees and dependents, and a vision plan, life insurance and long­term disability benefits for the employee only. Retirement is the State Teachers’ Retirement System. Participation in tax deferred plans is available.
 
Assignment & Anticipated Start Date:
The assigned work year is 175.5 days per academic year, plus two extra weeks. The assignment will include a minimum of 30 scheduled student contact hours per week and 5 hours of committee work per week. When teaching is assigned, release time will be granted proportionately. The selected candidate will begin the month of August 2015.
 
Application Deadline:
A completed application and supplemental materials must be submitted online by April 17, 2015. Monterey Peninsula College reserves the right to close, continue, cancel, postpone or restart the recruitment at any time.
 
Application Procedures:

To be considered for review, applicants must submit the following application materials online:

Application Procedures

To be considered for review, applicants must submit the following application materials online:
• Completed Online District Application including the Diversity Statement and Supplemental Questions;
• A cover letter addressing the listed desirable qualifications and personal and professional qualities;
• Résumé or Curriculum Vitae;
• Unofficial Transcripts from accredited colleges of Bachelor’s degree and all advanced degrees and coursework. Foreign transcripts must be evaluated by the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (http://www.aacrao.org/) at the applicant’s expense;
• Two (2) current letters of recommendation relevant to this position (attached as separate .pdf files; one file per letter). We are unable to accept letters of
recommendation that are sent directly to our office by your references, or through a third party such as Interfolio. Only letters of recommendation that you attach directly to your application will be considered;
• ESSAY
Compose an essay addressing both of the topics listed below. Your essay should not exceed a total of two pages, double spaced.
A) Describe your strategies or approach that would assist in enhancing the enrollment pathway, retention, and success of limited/non­native English speaking students at MPC.
B) As a Personal Development instructor, describe your ideas about enhancing and supporting student success.

Only items listed above will be reviewed by the screening committee. Please upload your materials as .pdf files and use file names that clearly reflect the contents of each attachment.

To apply for this position, please go to http://apptrkr.com/582954 and click on the link for “Full Time Faculty and Administrator Positions.” Click on the job title for full details about the position. Additionally you will see an “apply” button on the right hand side.

You will be required to create a user account. If you already have a user account with another NeoGov employer, you will be able to use your existing account log­in information. Please complete all the required components of the application including uploading of your transcripts and various other documents.
 
For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact:
 
Andrea Bozant
Human Resources Department
Monterey Peninsula College
831-646-3038
abozant@mpc.edu
 
It is highly recommended that you read the Frequent Asked Questions webpage prior to beginning the online application process.
 
Applicants selected for interviews will be notified by phone approximately 2­4 weeks following the application deadline. All other applicants will be notified by email. Initial, on­campus interviews are tentatively scheduled between May 22 and May 29, 2015. Travel expenses are the sole responsibility of the applicant. Selected finalists will have second round interviews with the President and Vice President. These final interviews are generally conducted via SKYPE. Positions are subject to adequate funding and MPC reserves the right to close, continue, cancel, postpone or restart the recruitment at any time. MPC regrets that relocation assistance is not available.

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Competitive
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Best if Apply By 4/17/2015