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Foothill-De Anza Community College District

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Position Description
Counselor/InstructorFoothill-De Anza Community College District Announcement #: 14-229Campus: Foothill College Number of Working Months: 11 MonthsSalary: $59,103.00-$97,067.00 annuallyClose Date: Open Until FilledEmployment Duration: Full-TimeInitial Review Date:  March 10, 2015**Any complete applications received after the review date will only be forwarded to the hiring committee at their request.The Foothill-De Anza Community College District is currently accepting applications for four (4) faculty positions of Counselor/Instructor, Foothill College.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POSITION INCLUDE:Provide academic, personal, transfer and career counseling and instruction to a diverse student population.  Assist students in clarifying academic goals and selecting a major.  Provide educational planning for students.  Serve as a resource regarding associate degree and certificate programs.  Provide workshops on counseling related topics. Participate in college and division assignments and other departmental responsibilities.  Develop liaisons and networks with on and off campus programs and agencies. Teach counseling courses as part of workload. Performs other duties as assigned.Standard duties expected of all faculty include development and evaluation of curricula, maintaining scheduled office hours, attending department and division meetings, pursuing professional growth activities, and performing other duties consistent with the role of an instructor.  Instructors also have the opportunity to serve on district and college committees and participate in campus extra-curricular activities.

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Additional Information
HIRING RANGE: $59,103.00 - $97,067.00 annually plus benefits; actual placement is based on applicant’s verified education and experience.For the complete Faculty Salary Schedule, go to: benefits package which includes medical coverage for employee and eligible dependents, dental, vision care, employee assistance program, long term disability, retirement benefits and basic life insurance.  Faculty are also eligible for paid sabbatical leaves and stipends for educational and professional development.For information on our benefits package that includes medical for employees and dependents, visit our web site: OF EMPLOYMENT:  Full-time, Tenured-Track, Categorically Funded, 11-months per yearSTARTING DATE: Fall 2015 Persons with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation to complete the employment process must notify Employment Services no later than the closing date of the announcement.The successful applicant will be required to provide proof of authorization to work in the U.S.The Foothill-De Anza Community College District does not reimburse applicants for travel, lodging or any other costs incurred by applicant to attend interviews.  All interviewing costs incurred will be the responsibility of the applicant.For more information about our application process contact:Employment ServicesFoothill-De Anza Community College District12345 El Monte RoadLos Altos Hills, California 94022(650) 949-6217Email: employment@fhda.eduhttp://www.fhda.edujeid-bb0366b89363908077313fde6a6d5191

Application Information
APPLICATION PACKET:1. A District on-line application to be completed at *In the application, you will provide information, which demonstrates your understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socio-economic, ethnic, religious, and cultural backgrounds, disability, and sexual orientation of community college students, faculty and staff.2. A cover letter detailing your background and experience, skills, and abilities as they relate to the minimum and preferred qualifications of this position.3. A current resume of all work experience, formal education and training.4. All college transcripts scanned in Word or PDF format. We do not accept JPEG or other file formats for transcripts. Applicants who have international transcripts must obtain transcripts that are evaluated by an independent educational-equivalency evaluation company, and obtain an English translation (if necessary). These services are to be done at the applicant’s expense.  Both Foothill De Anza CCD employees and external candidates must submit transcripts.If you wish to request equivalency for this position (if you believe you do not meet minimum qualifications), you may submit the Request for Equivalency form. This form will need to be submitted with your application packet. You may either scan a hard copy of this form with your application packet or submit it as a Word document with your application packet. any required application materials are omitted, the committee will not review your application materials. Application materials not required (including reference letters) for this position will not be accepted.  For full-consideration, all application packets must be received by 11:59 pm on the closing date.  Please allow yourself ample time to complete your application and resolve any technical difficulties that may arise with your submission.  We do not guarantee a response to application questions within 48 hours of the closing date.  

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Required Qualifications
1. Understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socio-economic, ethnic, religious, and cultural backgrounds, disability, and sexual orientation of community college students, faculty and staff.
2. 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 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).

Preferred Qualifications
1. Two years counseling/teaching experience at the community college
 level in assisting students with academic, transfer, career and personal counseling.2. Knowledge of and the skills to provide services to multi-ethnic, international and underrepresented students.
3. Coursework or training related to cross cultural perspectives.
4. Experience in establishing and maintaining linkages with instructional divisions and special programs.
5. Experience with computers, software, and technology related to counseling.
6. Excellent verbal, written, interpersonal, and facilitation skills.
7. Experience in consensus building within a diverse educational environment.