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Application deadline: Thursday, April 9, 2009  4:00 PM (Filling of this position is contingent upon funding)

POSITION DESCRIPTION This is a full-time (11-months assigned over 12 months), tenure-track counseling position within the Student Services Division. This position will counsel and advise students with respect to career, transfer, academic, and vocational goals. May teach courses in guidance, learning strategies, transfer, and education. May include evening assignments, recruitment, high school liaison activities, student activities, and curriculum development. 
SCOPE OF ASSIGNMENT  The assignment includes (but is not limited to) the following: • Provide academic, career, and personal counseling to a diverse community college population. • Develop curriculum or seminars for career, transfer, orientation, evaluation, intervention, and on-line courses. • Participate in curriculum development and serve on College committees as necessary to maintain and improve student success. • Participate in all faculty responsibilities, including meetings, committee assignments, advisory committees, student, and community activities. • Use technology for accessing data and implement innovations developed to enhance student success. • Perform other counseling-related duties as assigned. • Day and evening assignments at the College or any of the College Centers may be required as part of the regular contract.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS • 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 • Possession of a valid life California Community College Credential authorizing service as a Counselor; OR • The equivalent (District equivalency form must be completed at the time of application). Note: Bachelor’s degree in any of the disciplines listed above and possession of a valid, California license as a Marriage, Family, and Child Counselor is an alternative qualification for this discipline, pursuant to Title 5 Section 53410.1. • Clear evidence of sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS Preference will be given to those candidates who establish the highest level of professional competency as evidenced by: • Prior community college counseling or related experience; • Ongoing career counseling experience that is reflective of current labor trends and diverse career interests. • Ability to work effectively with other college departments/divisions (i.e., Financial Aid, Instructional Services, Information Services, Economic Development, Marketing, etc.); • Experience utilizing computerized counseling databases; • Knowledge of community resources and/or District community participation; • Experience in developing in-depth educational plans for student success.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT Based upon the minimum and/or desirable qualifications stated in this position announcement, the initial salary placement range is $61,760 to $96,403 (196 service days based on the Fall 2009 salary schedule). Placement is based on the regular full-time faculty salary schedule and is dependent upon verification of relevant experience and coursework from a regional or national accredited institution of higher learning.
EXCEPTIONAL BENEFITS PACKAGE Health care, dental program, and vision services for employees and eligible dependents; employee life insurance; sick leave; and retirement coverage through the State Teachers’ Retirement System (STRS).
THE APPLICATION PROCESS Applications must be filled out completely and in detail and clearly show that the applicant meets the minimum qualifications as set forth in the announcement. Application package must include: • District Application (Completion of all sections is required. Do not mark “See Resume”) • Letter of Application (State briefly how you meet the qualifications) • ResumeProfessional Reference List (Include names, current addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses) • Copy of Transcripts (Transcripts must indicate degree earned/conferred. Official transcripts required upon hire.)
The College does not return materials submitted in application for a position. Please do not include any additional documents not required in the Application Process section.
Application and information may be obtained from Chaffey College, Department of Human Resources (909) 652-6534 or
Completed application and related materials must be received by Human Resources no later than 4 PM on the date of the application deadline. Foreign transcripts must be transcribed and evaluated in English by a bonafide evaluation service. Educational requirements must be met on or before the closing date. Applications received after the filing deadline will not be accepted for any reason, and failure to submit all required application materials may result in the applicant not being considered for the position. A postmark is not acceptable for this purpose.
Submission of application and related materials is the applicant’s responsibility. The District reserves the right to readvertise the position or to delay indefinitely the employment of a person for a position if it is deemed that applicants for the position do not constitute an adequate applicant pool. Applicants should promptly notify the Department of Human Resources of any change of address and/or phone number.
All application materials are subject to investigation and verification. False statements will be cause for disqualification or discharge from employment.
THE SELECTION PROCESS A screening committee will conduct all minimum qualification appraisals as set forth on the announcement and reserves the right to limit the number of interviews granted. Meeting the minimum qualifications for a position does not assure the applicant an interview. Applicants selected for an interview will be notified of the time and place of the interview. Interviews are usually held on the Chaffey College campus and are conducted by an Interview Committee. Additional interviews may be required. Reasonable accommodations are provided to persons with disabilities. Should you feel you have any need for accommodation due to a disability, please indicate this request on the supplemental application form or contact the Department of Human Resources. Travel costs related to an interview will be borne by the applicant.
THE DISTRICT The college district serves a population of 800,000 in the west end of the vibrant Inland Empire of San Bernardino County, where the communities of Chino, Chino Hills, Fontana, Guasti, Montclair, Mt. Baldy, Ontario, Rancho Cucamonga (Alta Loma, Cucamonga, and Etiwanda) and Upland are located. Four high school districts are contained in these communities.
THE COLLEGE Chaffey College, one of the first colleges to be established in California, is a two-year public community college situated in an area of natural and tranquil beauty in Southern California. The Rancho Cucamonga campus occupies 200 acres of rolling lawns and native foliage in the foothills of the majestic San Gabriel Mountains. Founded in 1883 as a private college, Chaffey has been a publicly funded college since 1916. Chaffey courses are offered at the college’s three campuses in Rancho Cucamonga, Chino, and Fontana.
CURRICULA Chaffey College has lower division courses for students who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university, occupational courses for students who wish to gain competence in employable skills, or who wish to improve their skills, and general education courses for all students to provide them with an awareness of the ideas and ideals of our cultural heritage.
Transfer programs meet the lower division requirements of four-year colleges and universities. Occupational programs are kept current and latest information on occupational requirements is made available to students through interaction with community leaders and advisory committees.
In addition, Success Centers, both on- and off-campus, provide the community with resource centers for the development of basic skills. At these centers, students can improve their basic skills and secure tutoring and special supplementary materials.
All application materials must be submitted to: CHAFFEY COLLEGE Human Resources 5885 Haven Avenue, Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91737-3002
Chaffey Community College District is committed to equal employment opportunity.

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