Mental Health Counselor/Part-time Faculty
Palomar College, founded in 1946, is a comprehensive, two-year community college that serves the greater North San Diego County region. Palomar College offers over 200 associate’s degree and certificate programs to approximately 30,000 full- and part-time students. A favorite in the community among local institutions of higher education, Palomar College recently ranked #1 in community colleges in San Diego County in the San Diego’s Best of 2016 Readers Poll. And, Palomar College is just 12 miles from the glistening Pacific Ocean and 30 miles away from all of the exciting cultural activities that sunny San Diego has to offer.
Department: Health Services (Dept)
Salary: For salary and placement information, visit http://www.palomar.edu/hr/employees/classifications/salary/ and use the links in the Part-time Faculty section.
Full or Part Time: Part-time
Date Opened: 04/02/2018
Close Date: 04/02/2020
The Health Services department is seeking qualified part-time Mental Health Counselors to provide short-term mental health counseling for a diverse population of students with the goal of maximizing success in the college setting. Major duties and responsibilities include providing brief individual mental health counseling for students, crisis assessment and intervention, mental health program and services development, and campus consultation and outreach.
Must meet one of the sets of qualifications listed under a) through c):
a) A Master’s degree in counseling, rehabilitation counseling, clinical psychology, counseling psychology, guidance counseling, educational counseling, social work, career development, marriage and family therapy, or marriage, family and child counseling.
b) A Bachelor’s degree in any of the disciplines listed in a) above AND a license as a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT ), pursuant to Title 5, Section 53410.1 of the California Code of Regulations.
c) A combination of education and experience that is at least the equivalent of the qualifications in either a) or b) above. You must complete and attach the Application for Equivalency form (http://www2.palomar.edu/pages/hr/equivalency-app/), if you do not possess the specific minimum qualifications as stated above, which includes degrees that have not been awarded at the time of submitting the application.
Only coursework completed at, and degrees awarded by, accredited institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education will be considered as satisfying the minimum qualifications. Coursework and degrees that are completed outside of the United States are required to have transcripts evaluated (evaluation to U.S. equivalency and a course by course analysis) by an appropriate U.S. credentials evaluation service. For a list of credentials evaluation agencies accepted by Palomar College, visit the National Association of Credentials Evaluation Services (NACES ) website at http://www.naces.org.
Diversity Statement: Position requires sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff.
Benefits: For information about part-time faculty health benefits, visit www.palomar.edu/hr/employees/personnel/ptfaculty.
Part-time faculty employees are eligible to elect membership in one of the following retirement plans:
• CalSTRS (California State Teachers Retirement System)
• APPLE (Accumulation Program for Part-Time Limited-Service Employees)
To Apply: Visit http://apptrkr.com/1198935 for full details and required application materials.
Palomar College is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).