Overview

Description

Full-time, Tenure Track (199 Day 11 Month)
$69,917.94 – $107,367.68 per year
Probationary (Contract I) Member of Academic Faculty
Tentative: First Interview Dates: March 27-29, 2023
Tentative: Second Interview Date: April 13, 2023 (In-Person)
Tentative Start Date: July 2023
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DEPARTMENT OVERVIEW:
This counselor will be a member of the General Counseling department, which employs 10 full-time faculty and several associate 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:
In addition to the responsibilities of the classification description, the specific position is also responsible for:

  • Developing abbreviated and comprehensive Student Educational Plans.
  • Assisting in the planning and implementation of the college-wide enrollment process.
  • Keeping current with developments and changes in the field of academic, career, personal, and crisis counseling.
  • Creating appropriate multimedia resources, handouts and written materials for all educational related activities.
  • Working with targeted student groups, transfer, and special student populations (international, under-represented, veterans, student-athletes, identity-based programs, etc.).
  • Maintaining current knowledge of transfer-specific requirements as well as local college programs and requirements.
  • Delivering presentations related to group workshops, classroom-settings and community events.
  • Maintaining digital literacy and proficiency relevant to advising and counseling students.
  • Supporting and enhancing diversity, equity, and inclusion across the campus community.
  • Assisting students in finding appropriate college and community resources to resolve problems and crises, which supports student success and retention.

Butte-Glenn Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Butte-Glenn Community College District will provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals. Butte-Glenn Community College District encourages both incumbents and individuals who have been offered employment to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

Representative Duties

A. Non-classroom staff responsibilities represent a forty-hour week (199 days). The responsibilities of Counselors include but are not limited to the following:
  • Providing academic, vocational and personal counseling to students on an individual basis.
  • Providing group counseling for the accomplishment of specific objectives.
  • Assisting in the planning and implementation of registration.
  • Assisting students with petitions for graduation and to the Academic Council.
  • Establishing and maintaining communication with the various instructional divisions, the administration and the staff of the College.
  • Establishing and maintaining communications with the high schools served by the College.
  • Establishing and maintaining communications with community agencies that can serve our students.
  • Serving on various College committees.
  • Keeping current with developments and changes in his or her field.
  • 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.11.
  • Development and assessment of student learning outcomes.
B. Teaching and Instruction – The following duties are representative of the kinds of expectations that are normally required of a full-time Butte College instructor. Certain duties are common to the everyday operational needs of the College while other activities may be required on an as needed basis. All of the duties, however, are common requirements at various times for full-time instructional positions.
  • Plans for and initiates curriculum improvements.
  • Plans for and is continually well prepared to teach.
  • Provides organized delivery of instruction.
  • Is courteous to and approachable by students.
  • Instruction is consistent with the stated and approved goals and content of the course.
  • Sticks to the subject matter of the course.
  • Shows enthusiasm for the subject matter.
  • Uses effective motivation to create a personal desire to learn the subject/skill(s).
  • Uses standards of student evaluation that are clear, fair and followed consistently throughout the course.
  • Requires levels of instructor and student effort sufficient to the mastery of the subject or skills in the course.
  • Grades and returns student assignments and tests in a reasonable period of time.
  • Makes effective use of teaching aids and materials required of students (e.g., texts, manuals, etc.).
  • Is effective as a teacher.
  • Prepares complete course outlines and syllabi.
  • Continually revises and updates course content and materials of instruction.
  • Coordinates course contents and methods with other teachers in the program/discipline.
  • Meets and assists students during office hours or by appointment or at other reasonable times.
  • Initiates and carries through with improvements to course contents and methods.
  • Initiates and/or participates in overall department-wide program development, maintenance, evaluation, revision and/or expansion.
C. Professional Growth and Currency
  • Instructors are required to show examples of activities which demonstrate a pattern of academic, professional, and/or technical updating or currency.
D. Area or Departmental Responsibilities
  • Is knowledgeable about and abides by College policies and procedures. This includes the accurate and timely submission of all reports, grades and paper work.
  • Meets deadlines and time targets.
  • Orders instructional materials, equipment and textbooks with sufficient lead times.
  • Assists in scheduling.
  • Assists in course staffing functions.
  • Provides assistance and help to other full-time, part-time and/or new instructors.
  • Coordinates plans and activities with others.
  • Provides information for the development of departmental budgets.
  • Monitors expenditures to keep within authorized budget spending appropriations.
  • Exercises good judgment in the use of and/or management of facilities, equipment and supplies.
  • Attends assigned meetings as requested.
  • Is punctual to assigned meetings.
  • Works well with peers, classified staff and administration.
  • In general, is easy and cooperative to work with.
  • Does their fair share of outside of class departmental duties and responsibilities, including contributing to unit plan and program review processes.
E. College-wide Service – Demonstrates a pattern of College-wide service including one or more of the following:
  • Volunteers to serve on College committees.
  • When requested, serves on College committees and project teams.
  • Serves as a sponsor to student clubs and organizations.
  • Participates in faculty/college governance.
  • Participates on special project teams or ad hoc committees.
F. DEIA Self-Reflection Statement
Each faculty member will prepare aa Self-Reflection statement using the approved format as described in Appendix G2. This statement is intended to foster a conversation among colleagues that reflects on how faculty can individually and collectively work to improve student outcomes for historically under-represented and disproportionately impacted populations. The self-reflection statement should be used to help advance individual professional development and institutional dialogue on change.
G. The education, experience, aptitudes, skills, etc., for instructional positions differ by type of academic or vocational program. Refer to job announcements for specific job specifications.
H. For Cal Works instructors only, Section 7.2.1(D) 15 and Section 7.2.1(E) 2 together mean: Works closely with public employment and training service agencies to coordinate instruction and curriculum.

Qualifications/Requirements

NIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s 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
  • Possession of a current California Community College Credential that permits full-time service as an instructor in the applicable discipline; OR
  • The equivalent. (Download PDF reader)
NOTE: A bachelor’s degree in one of the 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 why you feel you possess the equivalent the minimum qualifications discussed above.)
  • Degree must involve a general education component. Applicants without a degree or with a degree lacking the general education component may be considered if they possess other training and/or experience determined to be equivalent to the general education component. Applicants possessing such training and/or experience are encouraged to request equivalency.

DIVERSITY AND EQUITY QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Demonstrated understanding of and responsiveness to the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds that characterize community college students in a manner specific to the position.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Licensed Counselor, Clinical Social Worker, Marriage and Family Therapist or Psychologist or currently seeking licensure.
  • Experience working in a college or educational setting.
  • Completion of Masters’ level counseling coursework and practicums (Individual, Group and Family).
  • Knowledge and use of technology in counseling.
  • Experience counseling and supporting students/clients 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/clients in support of their career exploration, goal-setting, and decision-making.
  • Experience and commitment to working with diverse and underrepresented student and community populations.
  • Experience providing crisis counseling and services.
  • Experience with program development.

Supplemental Information

PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS:

  • 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 they are free of active tuberculosis.
  • 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

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.

DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION STATEMENT:
In addition to any information you included with your application materials, please provide a detailed account of how your skills, life experiences, work experience, education, and/or training have prepared you to effectively meet the needs of students from diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds. Please include examples of:

  • Teaching or training practices and/or life experiences that have enabled or would enable you to more effectively engage with and support success for diverse populations.
  • How you have engaged in on-going self-reflection to ensure equity in the workplace and/or classroom. Please include examples of workshops, trainings, and/or life experiences.

TRANSCRIPTS OF ACADEMIC WORK:
You are required to provide transcripts. Unofficial copies of transcripts are acceptable at this point in the process.
Degree in progress:
In order to qualify under this process you must be currently working toward the degree requirement. In order to complete your application, you are required to submit (1) current transcripts and (2) a letter from your Advisor confirming your academic standing in the program and forecasted completion date. The completion date must be no later than June 2023.
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. Website linked here.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the submission of official transcripts showing completion of the degree.


Reimbursement for travel may be authorized. Please contact Human Resources for more information.