||$52.94 - $66.34 Hourly
||06/30/20 12:00 AM
Open pool for academic year 2019-2020
additional compensation for doctorate
Merced College is a midsized community college located in California's Central Valley. Founded in 1962, the college serves more than 16,000 students with room to expand on its 267 acre main campus and 120 acre Los Banos site. Merced, incorporated in 1889, offers historical sites, affordable housing, access to the Bay Area and Sacramento, and is the Gateway to Yosemite National Park and the Sierra mountains as well as home to the University of California Merced campus. Our tree-shaded, growing community of just over 80,000 includes multiple biking and walking trails as well as access to several lakes – large and small – throughout the county.
Merced College Vision
Merced College will provide transformative and empowering educational experiences to meet student and community needs.
Merced College Mission
Growing our community through education and workforce training:
Ensuring student success through equitable access, continuous quality improvement, institutional effectiveness, and student achievement.
- lifelong learning
- basic skills
- career technical education
- degree/certificate programs
This is a part-time, non-tenured track assignment at the Merced College Student Health Services- Los Banos campus, under the general direction of the Vice President of Student Services and funded under the Student Health Fee. The counselor will provide personal counseling to enrolled students.
|EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
- Provide personal counseling to students as needed in support of student success in individual or group sessions
- Provide crisis intervention for students and the campus community if available
- Provide referral services as needed to students, faculty and staff in need of psychological or counseling resources beyond those offered on campus. Maintain collaborative relationships with college faculty, staff, and administrators, and with community mental health agencies, and coordinate services with referral resources.
- Consult with faculty, administrators and staff and provide support for students with serious personal, family or psychological issues including but not limited to domestic violence, risk of suicide, and mental illness.
- Coach faculty and staff regarding incidents of disruptive behavior by students; collaborate with college police to provide faculty and staff training on policies and procedures to address disruptive behavior.
- Develop and provide in-service trainings with respect to mental illness, for the campus community.
- Work closely with Student Health Services staff to provide outreach to the campus community regarding the availability of college health and personal counseling services; provide class presentations regarding the scope of Student Health Services; attend regular meetings with Student Health Services staff.
- Actively support and coordinate services with all other student services areas and programs on campus; attend student services meetings as appropriate; collaborate in the design of innovative programs to enhance student retention and success.
- Participate in the college's learning outcomes assessment program, including program and institutional assessments.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Master's degree from an acceptable accredited institution 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.
- Valid, Active California License as a Marriage and Family Therapist, Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor.
- Sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students
- College level counseling experience.
- Familiarity and/or experience working with college programs that aid socio–economically disadvantaged and/or academically underprepared students.
- Ability to: Assess and assist the whole student, including cultural differences and /or disabling conditions; communicate effectively; provide accurate academic/vocational information; function as a student advocate facilitating the resolution of college related problems; work independently and in small groups on projects.
- Experience in providing psychological services in an educational setting.
- Experience in crisis intervention.
- Knowledge of community health and social service resources and experience making appropriate referrals.
- Knowledge and ability to consult effectively with faculty and staff regarding students with serious personal , family or psychological issues as well as incidents of disruptive behavior on campus.
|How to Apply:
Candidates will submit a complete application on the Merced College Career Pages at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/mccd/promotionaljobs.
- Letter of interest addressing your qualifications for the position
- List three professional references
- Legible unofficial college transcripts (undergraduate and graduate). Transcripts must include the degree major and date the institution granted the degree. Official copies are not required unless applicant is hired.
- Foreign transcripts must include a U.S. evaluation and translation. http://www.ctc.ca.gov/credentials/leaflets/cl635.pdf
- Diversity Statement: Provide a statement about yourself that specifically demonstrates sensitivity to the needs of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students and the community at large. Your response is limited to one (1) page.
- OPTIONAL: Equivalency Review Form, if applicable. (Required for applicants who do not possess the stated minimum educational qualifications and are seeking consideration on the basis of equivalency) http://www.mccd.edu/offices/hr/jobs/eqforms.html
Individuals with disabilities may request any needed accommodation to participate in the application process. Please submit your request with your application to the Human Resources Office.
Interview Information: Those applicants deemed most qualified for the position will be invited to appear for oral interviews before a screening committee which includes a 15-minute teaching demonstration on a selected topic. A limited number of candidates will be invited to interviews.
Employee Benefits: The District pays (with small contribution from employee) health, prescription, vision and dental insurance premiums for the employee and dependents. Life and income protection insurance premiums are provided for the employee only. Sick leave and retirement benefits are also provided.
Condition of Employment: The selected candidate must be fingerprinted and tested for tuberculosis at his/her own expense prior to the start of employment. In compliance with the Immigration Reform Act of 1986, all new employees are required to verify their identity and the right to work in the United States. Merced College does not sponsor visas. An applicant must be able to perform essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations. All offers of employment are subject to approval by the Board of Trustees.