Counselor, Assistant (Tenure-Track) Professor R19173

Bellevue College

Posted: 6/17/20
Deadline: 9/9/20

About This Organization

Bellevue College is a student-centered, comprehensive and innovative college, committed to teaching excellence that advances the life-long educational development of its students while strengthening the economic, social and cultural life of its diverse community. The college promotes student success by providing high-quality, flexible, accessible educational programs and services; advancing pluralism, inclusion and global awareness; and acting as a catalyst and collaborator for a vibrant region.

Job Duties

• Provide culturally-competent and socially-justice minded short-term individual counseling (personal, educational, career) and group counseling.
• Assist students with identifying and resolving problems affecting their educational and personal development by clarifying short- and long-range educational/personal/occupational goals.
• Provide crisis counseling and assessment for students in distress.
• Use culturally-responsive therapeutic modalities, such as navigating obstacles that underrepresented and historically marginalized student populations may experience in college (e.g. students with disabilities, students of color, first-generation college students, LGBTQIA, veterans, English language learners, etc.).
• Refer students to appropriate community resources and services.
• Consult with faculty and staff about student mental health issues in and out of the classroom.
• Support students on academic probation by providing appropriate therapeutic interventions to help them achieve academic success.
• Provide developmental advising practices to help students set educational goals.
• Administer and interpret career assessments and standardized tests, e.g. the Strong Interest Inventory, the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, etc.

Instructional Tasks include:

• Teach 9 credits per year (typically one 3-credit class/quarter or equivalent).
• Engage in curriculum development and design for potential new classes and updates and assessment to preexisting curriculum.
• Utilize Universal Design for Learning (UDL) strategies, experiential and group process skills to develop and teach Human Development (HD) courses (e.g. Stress Management, Learning Strategies for Student Success, Race in America, Career Exploration, Understanding Personal Relationships, Self Esteem, Motivation and Empowerment, etc.

Non-Counseling/Instructional Tasks include:

• Create and deliver outreach activities/events, workshops, and other prevention services to our diverse campus community.
• Maintain current knowledge and practical skills in teaching, counseling, cultural diversity, and social justice.
• Actively participate in college governance and other institutional initiatives, e.g. student success programs, diversity initiatives, college-wide efforts to dismantle barriers impacting underrepresented and historically marginalized student populations, etc.
• Contribute and support the Counseling Center’s projects (i.e. internship training program; psychological assessment; etc.).
• Perform related duties as required.

Required Qualifications

• Master’s degree from an accredited institution in Counseling Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Educational Psychology, Educational Counseling, Social Work, or related field.
• License-eligible as a Mental Health Counselor or Psychologist in the State of Washington.
• Experience providing culturally-responsive personal, academic, and career counseling in higher education.
• Prior experience showing cultural competence and understanding when working with diverse teams and diverse populations.
• Interpersonal communication skills to work effectively and collaboratively in a team environment.
• Prior experience showing familiarity with various technologies (e.g. Student Management Systems, Electronic Medical Records Systems, Microsoft/Apple Products, etc.).

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