Job Details

Shasta College
  • Position Number: 2474996
  • Location: Redding, CA
  • Position Type: Counseling
Description of Basic Functions and Responsibilities

Overview:

The Shasta-Tehama-Trinity Joint Community College District (Shasta College) sits at the northern end of the Sacramento Valley, surrounded by mountains to the north, east, and west. The area provides a wide array of outdoor amenities and activities with miles of hiking and biking trails, national parks, two lakes, and the Sacramento River.

Shasta College is committed to providing its diverse student population with equitable education outcomes, contributing to the social, cultural, intellectual, and economic development of our communities. The college has been recognized as a leader in developing and implementing innovative education programs to increase student success, including accelerated pathways for high school students to achieve a bachelor's degree and for returning students to complete their Associate and Bachelor's degrees. Shasta College enrolls more than 11,000 students annually and provides educational services to students with a wide range of skills and abilities.

Our ideal candidate is motivated to join a campus community prioritizing the success of our racially and socio-economically diverse staff and student population. Providing equitable outcomes so all members of our community may enjoy safe, healthy, and vibrant educational and employment environments is critical to our success.

General Responsibilities
Under administrative leadership, it is the responsibility of the Educational College Counselor to provide support and educational guidance to our dual enrolled student population.

Specific Responsibilities
Responsibilities designated below are primary to the educational college counselor role. Some of the listed professional responsibilities are examples of activities, which are part of the unique role of each educational college counselor and are reflective of their individual expertise and interests.

Typical Duties, Knowledge and Ability
In addition to the above, the individual will
  • Provide Counseling services to students including: Academic Counseling, Career Counseling, Ed Plan Development, and coordination with other counseling services.
  • Provide academic advising and counseling services to our diverse dual enrollment population.
  • Assist students in clarifying academic/career goals and developing educational plans.
  • Assist in developing programs and services that will attract and retain a diversified student population.
  • Provide general orientation and group advising to students on campus and at partnering high school sites via courses, workshops, interactive teleconferencing, and/or e-mail.
  • Aid in the development of high school specific pathways utilizing dual enrolled, concurrent, articulated, and online facilitated courses which correlate with our Shasta College guided pathways to ease the transition from high school to college.
  • Serve on committees, participate in faculty governance, and student activities.


Experience/Education

Minimum 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 the equivalent.

Equivalency
The state of California has established minimum qualifications for academic positions in California Community Colleges to promote professionalism, instructional integrity, and academic rigor. The primary minimum qualification for academic positions is an advanced degree in the relevant subject matter for the position. Applicants who do not meet the minimum education requirement(s) for a discipline may still be qualified for the position, if they can demonstrate they have acquired the knowledge, skills, and abilities conferred in the degree program through any combination of education and experience.Shasta College is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all candidates and strongly encourages candidates who believe they meet the minimum qualifications for a position through equivalency to apply for consideration. The Shasta College Academic Senate has established standards for determining equivalency in faculty positions, which are described here:

https://scmainweb.s3.us-west-1.amazonaws.com/files/resources/procedure-for-selection-of-new-faculty-spring-2019.pdf (Download PDF reader)
Please note the Equivalency Committee will consider only those applicants who formally request equivalency consideration. Candidates applying for equivalency must provide evidence demonstrating they possess equivalent qualifications prior to the closing date stated in the job announcement. Candidates interested in equivalency must state their interest in a cover letter and briefly summarize how they meet the minimum qualifications for the position and attach all relevant evidence demonstrating equivalency to their application.The committee will review all documents sent by the candidate and shall approve or disapprove equivalency following the guidelines in the Procedure for Establishing Equivalency.

Questions regarding the application process, including equivalency, may be directed to the Shasta College Human Resources Department at (530) 242-7640 or hr@shastacollege.edu.

Additional Information

To be considered a candidate for this position, the applicant must submit the following materials:

Online Application with Additional Required Materials to be attached to application:
  • Cover letter addressing criteria listed in the position announcement
  • Current resume
  • College transcripts (unofficial will be accepted at the time of application)
The Shasta-Tehama-Trinity Joint Community College District ("Shasta College") does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religious preference, age, disability (physical and mental), pregnancy (including pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth), gender identity, sexual orientation, genetics, military or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law in admission and access to, or treatment in employment, educational programs or activities at any of its campuses. Shasta College also prohibits harassment on any of these bases, including sexual harassment, as well as sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.







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