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Assistant Professor/Counselor - 2 Tenure Track Positions

Categories: Pacific Region 9


Student Affairs/Counseling & Student Support Services Division


Rancho Santiago Community College District

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Position Description
Assistant Professor/Counselor #AC15-0404Student Affairs/Counseling & Student Support Services Division/Santiago Canyon College Two (2) Tenure Track Positions

Counselors provide academic, career and personal counseling by assisting current and prospective students with course and program information, career exploration, educational planning, career selection, and the identification and exploration of personal concerns. They provide assessment opportunities and use the results in helping students with course and program selection. Counselors may teach courses as assigned by the Dean of Counseling and Student Support Services. They provide assistance to students on academic probation and assist in the monitoring of student progress with emphasis in helping students to achieve their educational goals. When appropriate, they refer students to other student services programs or community resources. They may participate in staff development and in-service training activities. They perform other duties as assigned.

Institution Information
The District is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, sex, color, age, religion, national origin, disability, marital status, Vietnam-era veteran status or sexual orientation.The District will make reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities. Applicant should contact the Human Resources Office for assistance.

Additional Information

Salary RSCCD has one of the highest faculty salary schedules among California’s 72 community college districts. New faculty may be placed as high as step 11 on the salary schedule based upon verified teaching/work experience. The starting salary may range from $59,257.45 to $100,223.59/year for 192 Contract days, depending upon education and experience. Additional compensation is provided for work beyond the basic teaching contract.BenefitsThe district will contribute up to $25,821.72 per year toward the medical/dental insurance expense for the employee and any eligible dependents, plus $1,250 per year for additional fringe benefit expenses, life insurance coverage of $50,000 or the employee’s annual salary, whichever is greater and ten days of sick leave per year. Membership in the California State Teachers’ Retirement System.

Application Information
Starting Date: 2015 Fall Semester
Deadline to Apply: Monday, February 9, 2015, 5:00 pm
Method of Application For consideration in the selection process, interested persons must complete the online district academic application by the specified closing date for the position at All materials must be submitted online. A computer which can only access RSCCD employment website and scanner to upload application materials/documents (no USB) are available at the Human Resources Department, 2323 North Broadway, Santa Ana, California, 92706, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday.Please upload the following required materials with your online application:
•  Resume in Word format (Required)
•  Unofficial transcripts, showing that the minimum qualifications are met (Required)
•  Two (2) current Letters of Recommendation from most recent employer (Required)
•  Any additional supplemental materials (Optional)
•  Written responses to supplemental questions, 4-5 pages in length; double spaced (Required)

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Required Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications (Applicants must meet one of the following):
• Possess from an accredited institution: A 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,
OR bachelor's degree in one of the above listed degrees AND a license as a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT), OR
• Possess a valid California Community College credential authorizing service in the discipline, OR
• The equivalent (applicants who do not meet the above minimum qualifications must complete the Equivalencies Section in the application form and provide conclusive evidence of such).

Preferred Qualifications
• Community College counseling experience.
• Experience in teaching and counseling students from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds with widely varying levels of academic proficiency.
• A working knowledge of and experience with student learning outcomes/service area outcomes and assessment.
• A working knowledge of and experience with providing Student Success and Support Program core services to students.