[Athen] FW: Wine country tenure track position- please share widely

Gaeir Dietrich gdietrich at htctu.net
Sat Jan 18 08:46:33 PST 2014

Subject: Wine country tenure track position- please share widely

DSPS Colleagues,

I am excited to share that we are recruiting for a full-time tenure track
faculty Disability Specialist at SRJC. This will be a very exciting position
for a bilingual Spanish candidate to head up our outreach, recruitment, and
retention for Latino students with disabilities in our beautiful northern
California wine country. It is our hope to find a candidate with skills in
serving students with mental health conditions as well. Please don't
hesitate to refer any specific questions directly to me at
pwegman at santarosa.edu


Santa Rosa Junior College logo

Faculty Employment Opportunities

Disability Resources

Rev709.pdf> Faculty Employment Application


Thursday, March 13, 2014
(initial screening date; open until filled)


Santa Rosa Junior College is seeking an individual with demonstrated program
development and advising skills to join an outstanding team of faculty,
staff and instructional administrators to provide high quality services to
our district, our community, and most importantly to our students. This
categorically funded regular contract faculty position is assigned to the
Santa Rosa Campus and begins August 2014. Appointments are contingent upon
funding and Board approval.


Faculty and staff in the Disability Resources Department provide a rich
combination of support services and instruction to over 2,300 students with
disabilities at Santa Rosa Junior College. The Disability Resources
Department enjoys a collaborative, professional team approach to the
administration of its programs.


The Disability Specialist in this position is responsible for providing:
advising, authorization of accommodations and services, disability
management counseling and instruction to students with disabilities. This
Disability Specialist will be bilingual (with Spanish and English abilities)
with demonstrated cultural competence for the Hispanic population and serve
as the anchor position to develop outreach, services and programming
specific to the needs of Hispanic students with disabilities. In addition to
working with Hispanic students with disabilities, the caseload of this
Disability Specialist will include students with psychological disabilities.

SRJC offers courses and student services at two campuses, located in Santa
Rosa and Petaluma, as well as multiple satellite locations within the
District, including on-line. While this assignment is primarily at the Santa
Rosa Campus, the District reserves the right of assignment to any location,
and assignments can involve any combination of day or evening classes with
weekly office hours being mandatory. Regular Faculty assume responsibility
for maintaining currency in the field, for updating existing courses and
developing new curricula (including courses that serve community needs, such
as short, non-credit, or online courses), assisting in the assessment of
student learning outcomes, participating in department activities and other
college service such as committee work, managing laboratories, and
participating in community outreach on behalf of the college.


Required (Candidates must be qualified in one or more of the following
categories as follows):

1. Master's Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling; OR

2. Master's Degree in Special Education AND twenty-four or more
semester units in upper division or graduate level course work in
Counseling, Guidance, Student Personnel, Psychology, or Social Work; OR

3. Master's Degree in Counseling, Guidance, Student Personnel,
Psychology, Career Development, or Social Welfare AND either twelve or more
semester units in upper division or graduate level course work specifically
in counseling or rehabilitation of individuals with disabilities OR two
years of full-time experience, or the equivalent, in one or more of the
following areas:

A. Counseling or guidance for student with disabilities; OR

B. Counseling and/or guidance in industry, government, public agencies,
military or private social welfare organizations in which the
responsibilities of the position were predominantly or exclusively for
persons with disabilities; OR

4. Bilingual with Spanish and English abilities and demonstrated
cultural competence for the Hispanic population ; OR

5. The equivalent.

If you do not possess the minimum qualifications exactly as stated above,
you must file for equivalency. If claiming equivalency, applicants are
responsible for documenting all course work, degree programs and related
professional experience at the time of application.


* Recent experience with adults with psychological disabilities
(mental health setting).
* Program development and/or coordination experience.
* Teaching experience at the secondary or post-secondary level.
* Licensed Psychologist or licensed clinical social worker.

Requires a sensitivity to, and understanding of, the diverse academic,
socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community
college students.


In order to be given priority consideration for this position, applicants
must submit AN ORIGINAL PLUS ONE COPY OF EACH of the following documents by
the priority filing deadline:

1. A completed Santa Rosa Junior College Faculty Application Form,
Personal Data Form and Applicant Notification Form. Personal Data Form is

o If applicable, completed Equivalency Form and supporting documents.

2. A cover letter explaining your interest in the position, including
how you meet the requirements and are qualified to perform the duties as
listed in the Position Description section of this announcement.

3. Include a statement describing your demonstrated experience in
understanding and being sensitive to the diverse academic, socioeconomic,
cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students
and staff.

4. Current Resume.

5. Write a proposal for a new and innovative program at SRJC that
specifically addresses the needs of Hispanic students with disabilities at
our college. The proposal should include: a vision statement, barriers to
college access for this population, methods for conducting outreach to
potential students, strategies for addressing barriers, beneficial services
for this population, and approaches for collaborating with appropriate
campus departments and community organizations. The proposal should be no
more than 4 typed pages.

6. Copies of transcripts of all college level course work. Unofficial
copies (both sides) are acceptable, but official transcripts must be
submitted prior to hiring. If transcripts are from an institution outside of
the United States, applicants must provide a formal evaluation of their
foreign degree(s) at the time of application. Contact the Human Resources
Department for more information.

7. If applicable, a copy of your California Community College
Instructors Credential (both sides).

(In loose-leaf form - no folders or binding please.)


* Starting Salary Range: $57,389 - $80,918 per year (2013/14 Faculty
Salary Schedule). Teaching experience, other related professional
experience, and academic degrees determine salary placement on a schedule
that is competitive with other California Community Colleges.
* Benefits: The District offers a competitive health and benefit
package for employees and eligible dependents. Leave time: Full-time faculty
members earn one day of sick leave for each month worked.
* Housing: A mortgage loan at substantially below-market interest
rates may be available to the candidate selected for this position (contact
Human Resources for more information).

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