Part-time Faculty/Counselor, EOPS and Foster Youth
Palomar College, founded in 1946, is a comprehensive, two-year community college that serves the greater North San Diego County region. Palomar College offers over 200 associates degree and certificate programs to approximately 30,000 full- and part-time students. A favorite in the community among local institutions of higher education, Palomar College recently ranked #1 in community colleges in San Diego County in the San Diegos Best of 2016 Readers Poll. And, Palomar College is just 12 miles from the glistening Pacific Ocean and 30 miles away from all of the exciting cultural activities that sunny San Diego has to offer.
Salary: For salary and placement information, visit www.palomar.edu/hr/employees/classifications/salary/ and use the links in the Part-time Faculty section.
Full or Part Time: Part-time
Date Opened: 12/18/2017
Close Date: 12/18/2019
The EOP&S/CARE/CalWORKs department is seeking qualified part-time counselors to provide academic, personal, and career counseling services, including developing educational plans and delivering follow-up services to EOP&S students.
Must meet all the qualifications listed under 1) through 3):
1) Must meet one of the sets of qualifications listed under a) through b):
a. A Masters degree in counseling, rehabilitation counseling, clinical psychology, counseling psychology, guidance counseling, educational counseling, social work, or career development. b. A combination of education and experience that is at least the equivalent of the qualifications in a) above. You must complete and attach the Application for Equivalency form (www.palomar.edu/hr/equivalency-app/), if you do not possess the specific minimum qualifications as stated above, which includes degrees that have not been awarded at the time of submitting the application.
2) Must meet one of the sets of qualifications listed under a) through b):
a. Have completed a minimum of nine semester units of college course work predominantly relating to ethnic minorities or persons handicapped by language, social, or economic disadvantages. b. Have completed six semester units or the equivalent of a college-level counseling practicum or counseling field-work courses in a community college EOPS program, or in a program dealing predominantly with ethnic minorities or persons handicapped by language, social, or economic disadvantages.
3) Must have two years of occupational experience in work relating to ethnic minorities or persons handicapped by language, social, or economic disadvantages.
Only coursework completed at, and degrees awarded by, accredited institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education will be considered as satisfying the minimum qualifications. Coursework and degrees that are completed outside of the United States are required to have transcripts evaluated (evaluation to U.S. equivalency and a course by course analysis) by an appropriate U.S. credentials evaluation service. For a list of credentials evaluation agencies accepted by Palomar College, visit the National Association of Credentials Evaluation Services (NACES) website at www.naces.org.
NOTE: For occupational experience, a year is defined as equivalent to 40 hours per week for 10 months.
Related experience working with foster youth is preferred.
Diversity Statement: Position requires sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff.
Benefits: For information about part-time faculty health benefits, visit www.palomar.edu/hr/employees/personnel/ptfaculty. Part-time faculty employees are eligible to elect membership in one of the following retirement plans: CalSTRS (California State Teachers Retirement System) APPLE (Accumulation Program for Part-Time Limited-Service Employees)
To Apply: Visit https://palomar.peopleadmin.com/postings/19613 for full details and required application materials.
Palomar College is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).
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