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Job Title: Counselor -CTE/Dual Enrollment (COF)
Job Category: Education/Library
Job Reference: 1386290
Job description:  
Counselor -CTE/Dual Enrollment (COF)

Kern Community College District

Position Number: 02725

Posting Date: 01/29/2019

Initial Screening Date: 02/20/2019

Open Until Filled: Yes

Position Type: Contract Academic


Work Week: This is a ten-month (185-day) faculty position

Minimum Salary: $72,806.78 annually

Maximum Salary: $134,983.00 annually ($95,531.15 maximum entry level)


Medical, dental and employee assistance plans are offered for the employee and dependents. The District also provides life insurance plans for the employee, as well as an 16.28% contribution to the State Teacher’s Retirement plan. Additional types of insurance may be purchased with pre-tax dollars through an IRS 125 flexible benefit program.
All coverages begin on the first day of the month following the hire date.

College/Site: Porterville College

Location: PC-Main Campus

Basic Function:

Porterville College is seeking dedicated, experienced, and motivated individuals to provide leadership, engagement, and discipline expertise in continuing to move the program forward in innovative ways. As a full time faculty member at Porterville College, successful candidates will demonstrate commitment to student success through teaching and learning excellence.
The successful candidate will provide academic, vocational, and career counseling to all students and assist with coordination and implementation of the college's Student Success Plan and matriculation process.
Counselors provide the expertise, initiative and leadership to successfully plan for educational or career paths and overcome any academic, vocational or personal barriers to their achieving those goals.
Other duties include: participation in student recruitment and articulation, transfer programs; maintaining subject matter currency; developing and revising curriculum; using computer and technology; assessment of program learning outcomes; collegial participation in departmental, college and discipline-specific professional activities.

Education and Experience:


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. Certain combinations of education, experience, and other accomplishments in the field may be judged as equal to the stated minimum qualifications for these positions. Candidates who feel they possess such equivalent qualifications must request and submit an https://www.kccd.edu/download/20992/ form. Supporting documents must be included with the completed form.

(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, pursuant to title 5, section 53410.1.)

AND – A sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

Note: Degrees and credits must be from accredited institutions (Title V Section 53406). Any degree from a country other than the United States, including Canada and Great Britain, must be evaluated by an evaluation service.

Note: The screening of candidates will be conducted by a screening committee. The screening committee reserves the right to limit the number of interviews granted. Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant of an interview.

Knowledge and Abilities:

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Provide educational counseling and advisement, career counseling, and testing services to students on site and online.
• Assist in Career and Transfer Center activities.
• Maintain individual records on counselees.
• Develop and conduct workshops relevant to student success.
• Provide matriculation services for students and track potential graduates.
• Participate in retention and outreach efforts.
• Complete unofficial transcript evaluation.
• Identify special student needs
• Participate in recruiting and articulation activities with local schools, other community college, four-year colleges, community agencies and employers.
• Teach counseling or personal development classes.
• Serve on college-wide committees.
• Serve as liaison to community agencies and local employers.
• Communicate effectively and work cooperatively with others in a team environment.
• Demonstrate versatility in instructional methodology and technology and the ability to serve diverse student populations.
• Plan, develop, and implement course curricula including curricula to be delivered via distance learning.
• Update course materials and course outlines of record.
• Develop, maintain, and assess student learning outcomes.
• Maintain a current syllabus and provide current course orientation materials for each assigned course.
• Post and maintain scheduled office hours.
• Attend and actively contribute to meetings or activities pertinent to faculty responsibilities or assignments including but not limited to department meetings, advisory committee meetings, and academic senate.
• Use media aids, the library, and other resources as appropriate.
• Maintain currency in subject matter and developments in the field.


• Community college counseling experience.

• Experience in a leadership capacity.

• An Understanding of the advantages and challenges of developing a quality counseling program in a rural community college with multiple sites.

• Experience working with CTE Programs and students and with the development of Career Pathways.

• Ability to work with students having a wide range of skills, motivation, and academic or occupational goals.

• Experience with outreach to K-12, community and business partners.

• Ability and experience in using computer technology as a counseling/advising tool.

• Experience with or interest in online and other distance learning student services.

• Ability to assist students in establishing goals and appropriate educational plans.

• Experience in curriculum development.

• Demonstrated excellence in teaching personal development, counseling and other related areas.

• Be or become certified to develop and teach courses online using Moodle.

• Experience in developing new courses.

• Commitment to maintain currency in the discipline, including use of advanced technologies like instructional television.

• Ability and willingness to work effectively with community support groups, college committees, and other campus organizations and to be involved in co-curricular and extra-curricular activities.

• An understanding of the advantages and challenges for developing a quality program in the humanities and social sciences at a rural community college.

• Ability to communicate effectively and work cooperatively with others in a team environment.

• Ability to deliver instruction using strategies designed for diverse learning styles.

• Demonstrated ability to design goals and assess learning outcomes.

Salary Grade: Initial placement for all new faculty hires shall be Step 1, Class will range from 1-5 depending on earned degree.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

First Review of Applications:

Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled; but those received by 5:00 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time) on February 20, 2019 are assured consideration. The College reserves the right to extend time limits or reinitiate the recruitment/selection process at any point.

Completed application packet must include:
• Completed Online Application for Employment form
• Current resume
• Letter of interest (Cover Letter)
• Statement of personal philosophy of teaching
• Copy of legible transcripts
• List of six (6) professional references – Listed on application form

Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to participate in the selection process should contact Human Resources to make the necessary arrangements.

Recruitment Status (tentative):
• Application Screening: TBD
• Interviews: TBD
The District does not provide sponsorship for authorization to work in the United States. Work authorization should be established at the time of application submission.n.

All applicants must apply online at http://apptrkr.com/1386290. Emails will not be accepted.

As an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, the Kern Community College District encourages candidates with diverse backgrounds to apply.

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Degree: Unspecified
Experience (year): 0
Job Location: Porterville - California - USA
Zipcode: 93257
Post Date: 02/06/2019
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Contact Name: Kern Community College district
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