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CounselorResidential Faculty

Company: Maricopa Community College District
Location: Phoenix
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

CounselorResidential Faculty

Job ID: 317602
Location: Paradise Valley Community Coll
Full/Part Time:
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Salary Range

$47,734 - $91,803/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

    Campus Statement

    Paradise Valley Community College (PVCC) is a" href="" target="_blank"> Learning Centered College that supports a" href="" target="_blank"> diverse and inclusive environment where mutual respect, equity and understanding and incorporating views from dissimilar frames of reference are encouraged and valued. Please review PVCC's" href="" target="_blank"> track record and join us on our continued path of student success.

    PVCC's Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: As a college we embrace equity, engagement, inclusion and innovation. We seek to continuously improve our campus through diverse identities, expertise and perspectives. We are committed to creating engaging relationships that inspire and support all learners to increase their capacity for personal growth and positive social change. PVCC provides access to these opportunities in a welcoming, inclusive, and supportive environment for all our students, employees, and community members.


    We are 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
    • Paid observed federal holidays
    • Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) & 12% Employee Contribution Match
    • Paid sick, and personal time (if applicable)
    • Multiple health and dental insurance coverage plans
    • Teladoc: Reach a doctor 24/7
    • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
    • Maricopa Perks & Gears Discount Program
    • Employee assistance program (EAP)
    • Professional Growth funding (if applicable)
    • Tuition reimbursement for employee and dependents (if applicable)
    • Maricopa Employee Health & Wellness Program
    • Employee recognition opportunities among other perks.
    • Public Service Loan Forgiveness

      Job Summary

      This position starts Fall Semester/August 2023 - Note: Please read the "How to Apply" section to avoid incomplete application materials.

      Paradise Valley Community College (PVCC) is seeking a Counselor who Instructs students from diverse backgrounds and/or cultures in a full range of college success, CAP (Counseling and Applied Psychological Science), and first-year experience classes (two-four per semester) and in accordance with the college's learning-centered philosophy. Uses multiple methods of instruction, assessment results, and appropriate technologies to engage students in learning, enhance teaching, and promote student success. Provides individual and group educational, career, personal/social, and crisis counseling. Provides professional counseling to individual students in the areas of educational planning, career development, personal growth and inventory administration/interpretation. Demonstrates a commitment to service excellence, innovation, assessment, student success, integrity, and diversity in the performance of job duties. Focuses on cultural diversity and special populations (e.g., returning adults, Veterans, first-generation). The instructor may teach in both traditional and non-traditional settings such as Learning Communities, short-term courses and accelerated programs as well as hybrid and/or online courses. Builds relationships with high school and university institutions in support of transfer pathways. Facilitates activities outside the classroom for students (e.g., undergraduate student research, clubs, experiences for students in business/industry, etc.). May teach at the PVCC at Black Mountain site, as well as at the Union Hills site. May teach evening and weekend, as well as day, classes.

      In this role, Residential Faculty (RFP) will be required to complete an Individual Development Plan (IDP) during their first five (5) years to account for their teaching, service, and professional development in order to receive appointive status.

      Essential Functions

      Develops instructional materials and curriculum; develops written syllabi/course outlines and course materials; assesses and evaluates knowledge of subject matter taught and monitors students' scholastic records; prepares and grades examinations and other learning activities; hires, supervises, and evaluates adjunct faculty; participates in division and college assessment and program review processes; uses assessment and evaluation results to improve instruction and student learning.

      Provides individual and group educational, career, personal/social, and crisis counseling; provides professional counseling to individual students in the areas of educational planning, career development, personal growth and inventory administration/interpretation; maintains office hours to assist, tutor, and advise students to promote learning, citizenship and personal development; develops and cultivates relationships with high school and university institutions to develop and promote transfer pathways for students. Provides classes and counseling for special populations (e.g., Veterans, Re-entry, LGBTQ)

      Remains current with new trends and developments in the field through attendance at conferences, courses, seminars, workshops; develops and enhances knowledge of pedagogy related to the Counseling discipline as well as pedagogy of adult learners and underprepared students; participates in college and district activities including department/division meetings, committees, workshops and projects; contributes to academic life and mission of the college; demonstrates intercultural competence and humility in interactions with students, staff, and the community; maintains a team approach in collaborating with faculty, staff, and students.

      Minimum Qualifications

      A master's degree (or higher) in any of the following areas: Master's degree or higher with an emphasis in counseling, from a regionally accredited college or university to include at least twenty-four (24) semester/ thirty-six (36) quarter hours including the following:

      1. Counseling Theories and Techniques (minimum 3 semester credit hrs/5 quarter credit hrs)

      2. Personality Theories or Human Development (minimum 3 semester credit hrs/5 quarter credit hrs)

      3. Testing Theories and Applications (minimum 3 semester credit hrs/5 quarter credit hrs)

      4. Group Counseling Theories and Techniques (minimum 3 semester credit hrs/5 quarter credit hrs)

      5. Career Counseling Theories and Resources (minimum 3 semester credit hrs/5 quarter credit hrs)

      6. Individual Assessment (minimum 3 semester credit hrs/5 quarter credit hrs)

      7. Practicum, supervised Practice, or Internship in Counseling.

      Must have completed either a Practicum, Supervised Practice, or an Internship in counseling (Applicants for counseling positions are strongly encouraged to include course descriptions from the university's catalog for the aforementioned seven courses). A counselor may be hired if he/she has completed coursework in at least five (5) of the first six (6) above areas and has the required twenty-four (24) semester or 36 quarter hours of graduate work. If the counselor is deficient in an area 1 through 6, the deficiency shall be removed by completing the course within one year of the date of hire. ** Number seven (7) must be completed before the date of hire.

      Desired Qualifications
    • Experience teaching courses focused on college success and first-year experience, with a component of career development with community college experience preferred.
    • Experience in the classroom using active and collaborative learning or student engagement techniques.
    • Experience using assessment strategies to measure student-learning outcomes, enhance student learning and to improve instruction.
    • Experience providing individual and group educational, career, personal/social, promoting student wellness, and crisis counseling, including inventory administration/interpretation, with community college experience preferred.
    • Experience intervening with mental health crisis to assess issues and facilitate community referrals with community college experience preferred.
    • Experience working with teams and/or collaborating with faculty, staff, and/or students, including supporting student leadership opportunities.
    • Demonstrated evidence of collaboration with diverse faculty, staff, and/or students including people representing a wide range of cultural backgrounds, ethnicity, age, gender, disabilities, learning styles, religion, life style preferences, first-generation college, etc.

      Special Working Conditions
      • May require possession of a valid State of Arizona Class D Driver's License or other state license; employee must meet district minimum standards regarding driving:
        • Travel to campus during interview/selection process will be at candidate's own expense
        • MCCCD does not sponsor individuals for any type of work visas
        • Will be required to travel or be assigned to all MCCCD locations
        • May require travel or work at the Black Mountain campus
        • May require numerous evenings or weekends
        • May require prolonged periods of standing, sitting and viewing a computer screen
        • May be required to lift or carry up to #25 lbs.

          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 met at the time of the application. The" href="" target="_blank"> HCM Internal Applicants Quick Reference Guide will provide the steps on how to access the Internal Applicant careers page.

          If you qualify based solely on the five (5) years of work experience in the field to be taught, unofficial transcripts will not be required.

          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, to include Adjunct or Associate Professor (must include number of hours worked, contact hours 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 held and 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 Wednesday, January 4, 2023 to be considered.

            EEO Information

            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

            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.

            Clery Act

            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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