We offer comprehensive compensation package with salary and benefits as the main components.Generous benefitspackage is offered through Washington State plans that includes multiplemedical, dental, life and disability coverage choices for employees and dependents; choices of retirement and deferred compensation plans; paid holidays, sick, and vacation plans; transit program, reduced tuition, employee discounts and memberships, etc.
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ABOUT THE COLLEGE Bellevue College is a diverse 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. Bellevue College is located just 10 miles east of Seattle where we serve a student population of over 40% students of color and over 1,700 international students. 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.
We strive to create a vibrant and inclusive campus community that supports a diverse student body, faculty and staff. As an essential part of ourmission and goals, diversity, equity and pluralism are promoted and fostered in all aspects of college life. By enriching student life through leadership opportunities, personal learning and cultural experiences, we are committed to building an inclusive and diverse campus community that fosters creativity, innovation and student success.
ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT The Bellevue College Counseling Center offers a wide array of services ranging from mental health counseling to employee consultations to workshops. Primarily, the Center provides individual mental health and group counseling to registered Bellevue College students. Mental health counseling services include: personal (psychotherapy), career, and educational counseling. Within personal counseling, the Counseling Center also provides drop-in crisis counseling for students who are in emotional distress or are in immediate harm to themselves or others. Under the umbrella of educational counseling, the Counseling Center also provides counseling services to students struggling academically.
The Counseling Center also develops and presents workshops to various classes and groups on campus; provides consultations to employees; teaches classes within the Human Development curriculum; and serves on various committees and taskforces within the Center and across campus.
POSITION DUTIES Counseling Tasks include: 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.
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.).
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Licensed as a Mental Health Counselor or Psychologist in the State of Washington. Experience in counseling and teaching at a community college. Prior experience that demonstrates successful counseling experiences with non-traditional, underrepresented students, students with varied learning styles, cultural backgrounds and other differences. Knowledge and experience with student success practices including persistence, intervention, and student follow-up. Experience in addressing disproportionate impact and equity issues at the institutional level. Bilingual skills.
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS Applications received by03/13/2020will be given full consideration. Applications received after that date may be considered until the position is filled.The position will beginSummer Quarter, 2020.
Tenure-Track Full-Time Faculty positions are eligible for relocation allowance.
Background Check: Prior to start of employment, a background check will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment, but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position. How to Apply: Click on the wordApplyat the top right cornerof the job announcement. Individuals interested in this position are encouraged to apply. Your application must include a complete online application and all of the required documents below to be considered complete: Complete an online Application (note that stating 'See Resume' on any section of the online Application will be deemed incomplete) Complete the Supplemental Questionnaire Attach a Cover Letter that includes: how you meet the 'Qualifications/Core Competencies' and 'Preferred Qualification.' Be sure to also include statements relating to your counseling and teaching philosophies (maximum 3-pages). Attach a Curriculum Vitae/Resume Attach a Diversity Statement that addresses the following: Please provide specific examples of how your educational and/or professional experiences, background or philosophy demonstrate your commitment to diversity and equity, and how these prepare you to contribute to Bellevue College (minimum 1pg, max 2 pgs).Please note that your Diversity Statement must be a separate response from your Cover Letter Attach a copy of academic transcripts (unofficial transcripts may be submitted - official transcripts required upon employment)
Located in Bellevue, Washington, Bellevue College is a community based public institution. 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 serves 37,000 students every year, and is represented by 65 different countries. Bellevue College has a variety of distance learning options for the students such as online learning. Students have the opportunity to receive a variety degrees and certificates that range from a GED to a Baccalaureate degree. The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities accredits Bellevue College as a baccalaureate degree-granting institution.