Date Posted: 1/25/18
(EOP&S/CARE) (A full-time tenure track
counselor to begin July 1, 2018)
Citrus Community College
ABOUT CITRUS COLLEGE
Celebrating over 100 years of service, Citrus
College is located in Glendora in the foothills
of the San Gabriel Mountains, approximately
twenty-five miles northeast of metropolitan Los
Angeles. The college has the distinction of being
the oldest community college in Los Angeles
County and the fifth oldest in the state.
Citrus College was founded in 1915 under the
leadership of Dr. Floyd S. Hayden, who helped
bring the community college movement to
California. From 1915 to 1961, the college was
operated by the Citrus Union High School
District. In July 1961, the Citrus Community
College District was created to include the Azusa
and Glendora unified school districts. In 1967,
the district expanded to include the Claremont,
Duarte and Monrovia school districts.
Today, Citrus College occupies a 104-acre campus.
The college is currently experiencing a major
facilities expansion project that will change the
look of the campus. The college enrolled 27
students in 1915 and currently the college serves
more than 19,000 students annually. Classes are
offered on a 16-week calendar (fall and spring
semesters), as well as in a variety of
non-traditional scheduling options -- winter
intersession, evenings, summer sessions, and
optional class formats, such as online education
Citrus College provides innovative educational
opportunities and student support services that
lead to the successful completion of degrees,
transfer, career/technical education and basic
skills proficiency. The college fosters personal
and professional success through the development
of critical thinking, effective communication,
creativity, and cultural awareness in a safe,
accessible and affordable learning community. In
meeting the needs of our demographically diverse
student population, we embrace equity and
accountability through measurable learning
outcomes, ethical data-driven decisions and
Citrus College is accredited by the Accrediting
Commission for Community and Junior Colleges,
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, 10
Commercial Blvd., Suite 204, Novato, CA 94949,
(415) 506-0234), an institutional accrediting
body recognized by the Council for Higher
Education Accreditation and the U.S. Department
of Education. Additional information about
accreditation, include filing of complaints
against member institutions can be found at
ABOUT THE COUNSELING PROGRAMS AND SERVICES AREA
Counseling Programs and Services support Citrus
College's mission to help students realize their
full potential. Our primary objective is to
provide opportunities for students to clarify
their values and goals so they can make informed
decisions about their educational,
career/transfer pursuits. We are dedicated to
cultivating future leaders by providing
encouragement and support towards achieving their
(Extended Opportunity Programs and Services)/
Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education)
EOP&S/CARE is a categorical program
established to help community college students
from educationally and economically disadvantaged
backgrounds succeed in their educational goals
and transfer to four-year institutions.
The CARE program was established to help
EOP&S students who are single parents with a
child(ren) who are current TANF/CalWORKs
recipients. The CARE program is designed to help
break the welfare cycle by offering additional
support to students who want to receive
college-level career training or complete
specific educational programs.
This full-time tenure track EOP&S/CARE
counselor position reports to the Director of
EOP&S/CARE and CalWORKs. The 10-month
assignment includes 175 contract days between the
period of July 1 and June 30. The schedule may
consist of day and/or evening hours.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
--Provide comprehensive academic, career, and
personal counseling services to a diverse
EOP&S/CARE student population.
--Conduct workshops such as Self-Development,
Career Decision Making, Study Skills, Improving
Academic Status, and Transfer Planning.
--Monitor student's progress and provide
interventions as needed for continued success.
--Maintain necessary scholastic and student
--Attend counseling and EOP&S/CARE area
--Assist in the planning and on-going
implementation and improvement of EOP&S/CARE
--Engage in other professional duties including
division, department and committee work,
curriculum development, and liaison with other
programs on campus.
--Meet obligation with regard to scheduled
appointments, office hours and other duties in
accordance with prevailing policy.
--Undertake other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Ability to communicate effectively, in English,
with a diverse population both orally and in
- Ability to work effectively as a member of the
- Willingness to participate in shared governance
- Willingness to develop and assess student
- Evidence of computer literacy and experience
with standard computer software on Microsoft
Windows platform (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Canvas
- Willingness to use and promote
technology-mediated counseling techniques.
- Possess excellent organization skills.
--Demonstrated understanding of, sensitivity to,
and respect for the diverse academic,
socioeconomic, ethnic, religious, cultural
background, disability, and sexual orientation of
community college students, faculty, and staff,
--Master's degree in counseling, rehabilitation
counseling, clinical psychology, counseling
psychology, guidance counseling, educational
counseling, social work, or career development,
or the equivalent;
--Completion of a minimum of nine semester units
of college course work predominantly relating to
ethnic minorities or persons handicapped by
language, social, or economic disadvantages;
--Completion of six semester units or the
equivalent of a college-level counseling
practicum or counseling field-work courses in a
community college EOP&S program, or in a
program dealing predominantly with ethnic
minorities or persons handicapped by language,
social, or economic disadvantages; AND two years
of occupational experience in work relating to
ethnic minorities or persons handicapped by
language, social, or economic disadvantages.
EQUIVALENCY: If you will be requesting
equivalency for this position, please complete
the Faculty Equivalency Guidelines and Request
Form, which may be found by visiting the Citrus
College website (www.citruscollege.edu) and
clicking the A-Z index for the Employment
Opportunities (faculty and staff) link. If you
have any questions, please feel free to contact
our office at (626) 914-8550.
--Minimum of three (3) years of experience
working as an EOP&S/CARE counselor.
--Evidence that demonstrates counseling first
generation, low income students.
--Experience providing transfer and career
counseling to students in a community college
--Ability to use technology to effectively
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
See Minimum Qualifications and Preferred
"CITRUS COLLEGE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY
It is the policy of the District not to
discriminate against and to encourage a diversity
of applicants based on national origin, religion,
age, sex or gender, race, color, medical
condition, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital
status, physical or mental disability, use of
family and medical care leave, genetic
information, military or veteran status, gender
identity, gender expression, or because he or she
is perceived to have one or more of the foregoing
characteristics, or based on association with a
person or group with one of more of these actual
or perceived characteristics.
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS:
Applications are considered legal documents, and
as such, all areas of the application must be
completed or your application packet will be
considered incomplete, and will not be moved
forward. While it may be appropriate in some
areas of your application to use "NA"
(not applicable), do not use terms such as
"see resume" or "see
attached". When listing your work
experience, please specify the beginning and end
dates for each job you held and describe your
Applicants are responsible for ensuring that all
required documents, and those additional
documents you choose to include, are attached
BEFORE clicking the "Finished Attaching
Documents" button and confirming. It is
advisable to attach "Optional"
documents first, and then "Required"
documents once you are ready to click on the
"Finished Attaching Documents" button
Application -AND- Supplemental Questionnaire must
be complete. A resume will not substitute for a
fully completed employment application and
supplemental questionnaire. Incomplete
applications will be rejected. When listing your
work experience, please specify the beginning and
end dates for each job you held and describe your
Additional documents CANNOT be added to your
electronic application packet once you click on
"Finished Attaching Documents" and
receive your confirmation number; so, please be
sure you have all documents you will upload handy
and in an electronic format. THE APPLICANT
TRACKING SYSTEM WILL NOT ACCEPT DOCUMENTS LARGER
THAN 2MB. IF YOUR DOCUMENTS DO NOT UPLOAD, PLEASE
RESIZE. If you do not have all your documents
handy at the time you are applying for the
position, we advise you to click on "Finish
Attaching Documents Later". Be sure,
however, to finish attaching your documents
BEFORE the close or first consideration date for
the position. Please remember, you will NOT be
able to attach additional documents after you
have selected "Finished Attaching
Documents" and have received a confirmation
number, and you will not be able to apply for a
position after the position has closed.
Please note: should an applicant apply for a
position more than once, only the most recently
received application packet will be the one
screened for completeness. All others will be
deemed inactive, and will not be considered,
regardless of completeness.
We regret we are unable to accept faxed, emailed,
mailed, or hand delivered application materials
outside the online Applicant Tracking System
(ATS). Only application materials submitted
through this electronic format will be accepted.
Exception: The Citrus College Form 101 must be
mailed or hand delivered to the Director of Human
Resources in a sealed, confidential envelope.
Reasonable accommodations will be provided to
candidates with verified disabilities.
Accommodation requests should be made at the time
the interview appointment is scheduled.
Acceptance of this position includes complying
with the provisions of an Agency Shop. Every
full-time faculty member is a dues-paying member
of the Citrus College Faculty Association,
currently affiliated with the California Teachers
Association/National Education Association.
--Candidates must upload copies of all
transcripts (need not be official at the time of
application) which prove sufficient for verifying
minimum qualifications for this position.
--Official transcripts will be required at the
time of the job offer.
--Transcripts must be from the awarding
institution, and must show that the degree has
been awarded (or conferred) and the year.
--Degree(s) must be earned (or conferred) from
accredited institution(s) or an equivalent
foreign institution by the first consideration
date for this position.
--All degrees must be verifiable on a legible
transcript by the indicated first consideration
date for this position.
--Foreign transcripts must be transcribed in
English AND evaluated for U.S. equivalency by a
bona fide U.S. evaluation service.
--A selection committee will review application
packages of those candidates who have met the
minimum qualifications for this position, and
will select a limited number of qualified
candidates for an interview.
--Each candidate may be asked to make a
presentation on a topic of the selection
committee's choice. The candidate will be
informed of the topic when an interview
appointment is scheduled.
--Each candidate may be asked to provide a sample
of his or her writing ability just prior to the
--Travel costs must be borne by the applicant.
--Final candidates for faculty, management, and
supervisor/confidential positions may be
interviewed by the Superintendent/President.
--If selected as a finalist, the candidate
permits the District to contact the current and
former employer(s) to investigate past employment
For full application instructions and position
description, visit http://employment.citruscollege.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=51693