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Scottsdale Community College
  • Position Number: 5121344
  • Location: Scottsdale, AZ
  • Position Type: Counseling

Counseling Faculty (2 positions)

Hiring Salary Range
$49,725-$95,728 /annually DOE


Work Calendar
9 Months

Maricopa Summary
Are you looking for a place to work where you can make a real difference in the lives of over 200,000 college students every year?

Would you like to be part of an organization that adds $7.2 billion dollars to the economy and supports nearly 100,000 jobs in the fastest growing county in the United States?

Whether you're teaching, working, or learning Make It Happen At Maricopa County Community Colleges!

About Us
What's Currently Happening at Maricopa
Many of our campuses have received grant awards through the National Science Foundation to improve undergraduate STEM Education: Hispanic-Serving institutions program (HSI Program).
Commitment to diversity, inclusion, equity and employee groups to create an environment of shared governance
One of the largest community college systems in the country
2020 Healthy Arizona Worksites Program recipient
Named 19th Best Employer for Women by Forbes
2019 No. 42 in Arizona's Best Employers

The Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) is committed to providing you with a competitive, comprehensive benefits program that provides the care you and your family need to lead healthy and productive lives. Our benefits are designed to provide support for every life stage and lifestyle in our community.

Benefits & Perks Options:
16 paid observed holidays
Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) & 12% Employee Contribution Match (Pension,Long Term Disability, and Health Insurance)
Paid, sick, and personal time (if applicable)
Maricopa Employee Store: Perks & Gears (exclusive discounts and offers for Maricopa Community Colleges faculty and staff)
Tuition reimbursement for employees and dependents
Flexible work schedules
Maricopa Employee Health & Wellness Program:
◦ Sight-On-Site Eye Care Services
◦ Diabetes Empowerment Education Program
◦ Mobile On-site Mammography Screenings
◦ Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
◦ Wondr™ online program that teaches clinically-proven, healthy habits that lead to less stress, better sleep, weight loss, and more
◦ Pre-Retirement Events
Public Service Loan Forgiveness (may forgive the remaining balance on a federal student loan made directly by the U.S. Department of Education after qualifying).
10+ Maricopa Affinity Resource Employee Groups (Celebrates diversity, embraces inclusion, and supports employees, students, and community!)

Job Summary
The Scottsdale Community College's (SCC) Counseling Department is seeking two Counseling faculty membersto support students by providing instruction and services that promote personal development, foster academic and professional growth, as well as enhance mental health, wellness, and resiliency. We are seeking two Counseling faculty members who will support and believe in our students! This position will provide academic and career counseling for students attending SCC by delivering and interpreting career assessments, identifying students' needs to ensure success; as well as teach a variety of counseling and personal development courses including first year experience classes.

Essential Functions
Provides non-clinical counseling services via scheduled appointments as well as walk-in coverage to meet with students seeking individual attention related to personal, academic, and career concerns; administers and interprets career inventories; provides support in managing emergency situations, ranging from individual crisis intervention to campus-level incidents; provides professional consultation to faculty, staff, and administrators related to student concerns and referrals.

Teaches First Year Experience (FYE) and Counseling and Personal Development (CPD) courses and conducts workshops and class/group presentations; prepares and delivers course-related materials to satisfy course competencies, creates syllabi and lesson plans, creates rubrics, grades and offers instructional support/office hours.

Participates on a variety of campus and district-level committees, program initiatives, special projects, curriculum development and faculty/staff training; maintains a collaborative team approach within the counseling discipline, and with other campus team assignments; takes responsibility and leadership of student development/success programs; engages in active faculty development programming, including mandatory new faculty orientation and evaluation activities, as well as opportunities for professional skill development in instructional, counseling, and/or consultation roles.

Minimum Qualifications
- Master's Degree or higher in Counseling

In addition to meeting the minimum qualifications above, you must also have the following additional experience:
- Specific Coursework with a minimum of three (3) semester credit hours and five (5) quarter credit hours in:
1.Counseling Theories and Techniques
2. Personality Theories or Human Development
3. Testing Theories and Applications
4. Group Counseling Theories and Techniques
5. Career Counseling Theories and Resources
6. Individual Assessment
7. Practicum, supervised Practice, or Internship in Counseling.

Why is this Required?
As a service area who meets with students and provides services, these are the minimum standards that the Counseling Faculty will demonstrate both knowledge and skill within. These standards demonstrate minimum preparation and experience in the counseling profession and suggest minimum competence in the assigned area of teaching and service.

Desired Qualifications
A. Demonstrated experience teaching classes and/or creating curriculum that promote academic and personal growth within a community college, university or secondary education setting.
B. Evidence of effective counseling skills and experience.
C. Evidence of management/leadership skills and experience.
D. Experience working with underprepared students and diverse learners.
E. Demonstrated experience with programs aimed to enhance student success/achievement specific to student retention.
F. Demonstrated experience with career interest and personal growth inventories, and other assessments used to facilitate career exploration, and academic and personal development.
G. Demonstrated experience working collaboratively with both campus and community resources/stakeholders that benefited student success.

Special Working Conditions
Travel to campus during the interview/selection process will be at the candidate's own expense.
Will be required to travel or be assigned to other MCCCD locations.
May be required to work evenings and weekends.
May require prolonged periods of sitting and viewing a computer screen.
May be required to lift or carry up to 25 lbs.
Climbing stairs and/or ladders to reach assigned areas along with working at heights.
Work outdoors in a variety of temperatures and environmental conditions
Will be required to work in an area of light to heavy noise levels daily
May be required to instruct at multiple sites and/or teach days, evenings or weekends
Possession of a valid Level I DPS Fingerprint Clearance Card required
Assignment may extend past the normal academic semesters

How to Apply
Applicants are required to submit unofficial transcripts, resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV) and a cover letter showing how the applicant meets the minimum and desired qualifications. All minimum requirements must be metat the time of the application. If your master's degree is not in the teaching field, then please list the 18 graduate semester hours completed in the teaching field in your application materials.

MCCCD accepts unofficial transcripts for U.S. schools at the time of application. Unofficial transcripts are submitted as an attachment to the application. Transcripts from non U.S. institutions must be translated and evaluated and provided with application material.

Additional materials will not be accepted after the job posting has closed.
Missing materials or incomplete employment history will not be considered.

Please ensure your materials clearly provide the following information.
Clearly illustrate how prior experience, knowledge and education meet the minimum and desired qualifications for this position.
Indicate whether former or current employment is Full-Time or;
Part-Time employment (must include number of hours worked or load)
Provide employment history in a month/year format (e.g., 09/07 to 10/11) including job title, job duties, for each position heldand name of employer for each position.
Three professional references, preferably current and/or former supervisors. If references are not provided in resume upon application, they will be requested at time of interview.

Posting Close Date
Apply on or before April 10, 2024 to be considered.

EEO, Title IX, & Clery Act
Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) will not discriminate, nor tolerate discrimination in employment or education, against any applicant, employee, or student because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status (including document abuse), age, disability, veteran status or genetic information.

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, states: "No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance."

The policy of the MCCCD is to provide an educational, employment, and business environment free of gender discrimination. Incidents of misconduct should be reported to the college Title IX Coordinator, as outlined in policy, contact information is available at this link Title IX Coordinators.

The Clery Act is a Federal law requiring United States Colleges and Universities to disclose information about crime on and around their campuses. Crime reporting data for each of the Maricopa Community Colleges, as required under the Clery Act, is available at this link Clery Act.

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