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FT/Tenure Track Counselor - Transfer Services

Categories: Pacific Region 9


General Counseling & Transfer Services


Santa Monica College

Date Posted:

Nov 27 2019 10:00PM

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Position Description

Santa Monica College FT/Tenure Track
Counselor - Transfer Services Salary: $62,407.00 - $130,032.00 Annually
Deadline: 2/13/2020 Please click on the link below to review the detailed job bulletin:
The Santa Monica Community College District is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity.


Provide academic, career and personal counseling to a diverse student population in the General Counseling & Transfer Services area; serve as counseling lead for one of SMC's seven Areas of Interest, lead transfer workshops and application labs, present student success workshops, provide educational planning services for new and continuing students, conduct transcript evaluations for students with credits from other institutions, provide interventions for probationary and disqualified students, refer students to appropriate campus support services such as financial aid, EOP&S, Student Health/Psychological Services, Disabled Student Center, Learning Resource Center, Latino Center, Black Collegians, etc.; participate in curriculum development, departmental and faculty organization activities. Counseling faculty are expected to participate in professional development opportunities offered by the college, in particular, those that facilitate growth in institutional practices that foster successful outcomes for African American, Latinx, LGBTQ, and undocumented students.

Application Process

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Institution Information

Santa Monica College is a public, community college in Santa Monica, California. Founded as a junior college in 1929, SMC enrolls over 30,000 students in more than 90 fields of study.

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Required Qualifications

Master's in counseling, rehabilitation counseling, clinical psychology, counseling psychology, guidance counseling, educational counseling, social work, or career development (NOTE: A license as a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) is an alternative qualification for this discipline, pursuant to Title 5 Section 53410.1. OR the equivalent* OR possession of an appropriate valid California Community College Credential authorizing service in the specified subject area(s). Evidence of sensitivity to and understanding of the socioeconomic, academic, cultural and ethnic diversity within the college student population including students with physical and/or learning disabilities as these factors relate to differences in learning styles.

Preferred Qualifications

A minimum of two years community college counseling experience, including knowledge and experience in working with articulation policies and transfer agreements for four-year institutions, is highly desirable. Evidence of sensitivity to issues of diversity, and ability to motivate and counsel community college students of diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds, sexual orientations, genders, cultures, and learning styles, as well as students with disabilities or varied levels of academic preparation. Recent experience counseling African American, Latinx, Native American, and other racially minoritized students in an academic setting; and a willingness to use culturally responsive counseling practices. The ideal candidate will demonstrate an understanding of counseling practices or experiences that lead to successful outcomes for African American and Latinx students that will contribute to closing the equity gap for these students. In addition to demonstrated understanding of practices that lead to successful outcomes for our African American and Latinx students, the Counseling Department also looks for a candidate who shows a willingness to engage in analysis of how to re-imagine practices that can positively affect these populations of students. The candidate should also have experience with successful practices for students with physical and/or learning disabilities as these factors relate to differences in learning styles.