Foothill-De Anza Community College District
Counselor/Coordinator, Math Success Program
Posting #: 16-024
Campus: De Anza College
Number of Working Months: 11 Months
Starting Salary: $62,772.00 - $103,094.00 annually*
Open Until Filled: Open Until Filled
Employment Duration: Full-Time
Initial Review Date: 11/7/16*
*Any complete applications received after the review date will only be forwarded to the hiring committee at their request.
The Foothill-De Anza Community College District is currently accepting applications for the faculty position of Counselor/Coordinator, Math Success Program, De Anza College.
De Anza College Mission Statement:
De Anza College provides an academically rich, multicultural learning environment that challenges students of every background to develop their intellect, character and abilities; to realize their goals; and to be socially responsible leaders in their communities, the nation and the world.
De Anza College fulfills its mission by engaging students in creative work that demonstrates the knowledge, skills and attitudes contained within the college's Institutional Core Competencies:
- Communication and expression
- Information literacy
- Physical/mental wellness and personal responsibility
- Civic capacity for global, cultural, social and environmental awareness
- Critical thinking
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POSITION INCLUDE:
Reporting to the Dean of Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Engineering (PSME), the Math Success Program Counselor/Coordinator will provide leadership and program expertise in the implementation of the goals and objectives of the math success programs, including Math Performance Success (MPS) and Statway Programs. These programs provide intensive student support services for underprepared students in mathematics. The candidates will provide counseling and advising services for students, will collaborate with the Director of the STEM Program, the Dean of PSME, math faculty, other counselors, and staff for the success of the students and programs. Candidates will coordinate student/tutor recruitment and placement, will implement in and out of class counseling and advising services, will work closely with faculty to monitor student progress, and will assist with collecting data and reporting on the success of the programs.
The Math Success Program Counselor/Coordinator will provide Student Success and Support Program (SSSP) core services (orientation, educational planning, follow-up) in the implementation of the goals and objectives of the MPS and Statway Programs.
This position is not a mathematics position, but does require experience supporting students in mathematics and related STEM disciplines.
Standard duties expected of all faculty include development and evaluation of curricula, maintaining schedule office hours, attending program and division meetings, pursuing professional growth activities, and performing other duties consistent with the role of an instructor. Instructors also have the opportunity to serve on district and college committees and participate in campus extra-curricular activities.
- Identifying students experiencing academic difficulties in mathematics but have potential for success.
- Effective student recruitment and placement and the design of effective new student orientations.
- Establishing an instructor/counselor/tutor/mentor cross-disciplinary team to recruit and prepare students to finish developmental math and complete transferable math requirements.
- Using counseling and advising to move students towards their desired goals (ie. transfer or employment or job development) while managing consistent classroom progress.
- Providing student tutors activities including recruitment and tutorial schedules.
- Establishing an effective rapport with students inside and outside of the classroom.
- Developing an education plan for each student in the math programs.
- Providing evidence on program success by collecting retention and success data to report to state agencies and campus and District administrators.
- Closely monitoring student progress through weekly meetings with faculty and staff.
- Providing academic counseling and advising to enable students to succeed.
- Integrating tutoring/mentoring concepts into the classroom environment.
- Establish and maintain relationships with other student service groups in program planning and organizing.
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT GOALS:
- Attend all program and division meetings and training sessions and participate in on-going professional development training.
- Understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socio-economic, ethnic, religious, and cultural backgrounds, disability, and sexual orientation of community college students, faculty and staff.
- Master's degree in counseling, rehabilitation counseling, clinical psychology, counseling psychology, guidance counseling, educational counseling, social work, or career development, marriage and family therapy, or marriage, family and child counseling OR
The equivalent OR
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.
NOTE: Official Transcripts verifying qualifications will be REQUIRED prior to an offer of employment. Applicants who have international transcripts must obtain transcripts that are evaluated by an independent educational-equivalency evaluation company and obtain an English translation (if necessary). These services are to be done at the applicant's expense. Both Foothill De Anza CCD employees and external candidates must submit transcripts.
- Demonstrated knowledge and skills in providing counseling and career services to multi-ethnic and underrepresented students.
- Demonstrated knowledge and experience in providing counseling (academic/personal/career) to college-level students, specifically underprepared students.
- Ability to provide culturally relevant strategies for developing and teaching personal development, college success and/or career courses to underprepared students.
- Demonstrated experience in serving students with difficulties in STEM courses.
- Demonstrated experience in working closely and collaboratively with a team.
- Demonstrated strong communication, written, and interpersonal skills.
- Experience with counseling related technology, educational planning software, and social media.
- Experience coordinating and programming student success services.
- Indoor, office environment.
(Applicants should perform these physical abilities with or without reasonable accommodations)
- Hearing and speaking to exchange information.
- Vision sufficient to read various materials.
- Dexterity of hands and fingers to perform the tasks required of the position.
- Regularly stand, walk, and sit for extended periods of time.
- Bending at waist, kneeling, or crouching.
- Reaching overhead, above the shoulders, and horizontally.
- Lifting and carrying objects up to 20 lbs.
- A District on-line application to be completed at http://hr.fhda.edu/careers/ *In the application, you will provide information, which demonstrates your understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socio-economic, ethnic, religious, and cultural backgrounds, disability, and sexual orientation of community college students, faculty and staff.
- A cover letter (not to exceed two pages) detailing your qualifications, skills and abilities as they relate to the qualifications listed in the position announcement.
- A current resume of all work experience, formal education and training.
- An attached document providing a statement explaining how you would support students with math anxiety (not to exceed 300 words).
If you wish to request equivalency for this position (if you believe you do not otherwise meet minimum qualifications via educational degree attainment as specified), you may submit the Request for Equivalency form. This form will need to be submitted with your application packet. You may either scan a hard copy of this form with your application packet or submit it as a Word document with your application packet. http://hr.fhda.edu/_downloads/Equivalency.pdf
If any required application materials are omitted, the committee will not review your application packet. Application materials not required (including reference letters) for this position will not be accepted. For full-consideration, all application packets must be received by 11:59 pm on the closing date.
Please allow yourself ample time to complete your application and resolve any technical difficulties that may arise with your submission. We do not guarantee a response to application questions within 48 hours of the closing date. You may also visit our Applicant Information webpage to assist with technical difficulties at: http://hr.fhda.edu/careers/a-applicant-instructions.html
HIRING RANGE: $62,772.00 - $103,094.00 annually plus benefits; actual placement is based on applicant's verified education and experience.
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Excellent benefits package which includes medical coverage for employee and eligible dependents, dental, vision care, employee assistance program, long term disability, retirement benefits and basic life insurance. Other voluntary benefits are also available such as legal assistance, pet insurance, and long-term care. Faculty are also eligible for paid professional development leaves and stipends for educational and professional development.
For information on our benefits package that includes medical for employees and dependents, visit our web site: http://hr.fhda.edu/benefits/index.html
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Full-time, Tenure-track, 11-months per year
STARTING DATE: Winter 2017
Persons with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation to complete the employment process must notify Employment Services no later than the closing date of the announcement.
The successful applicant will be required to provide proof of authorization to work in the U.S.
The Foothill-De Anza Community College District does not reimburse applicants for travel, lodging or any other costs incurred by applicant to attend interviews. All interviewing costs incurred will be the responsibility of the applicant.
For more information about our application process contact:
Foothill-De Anza Community College District
12345 El Monte Road
Los Altos Hills, California 94022
To apply, visit: http://hr.fhda.edu/careers/
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