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Counselor, Accommodations & Support Center (ASC) and Veterans Services

Yosemite Community College District

Job Description

Counselor, Accommodations & Support Center (ASC) and Veterans Services - Full-Time Tenure - Student Services - Modesto Junior College 2023-2024

Modesto Junior College

Tenure Track
Tenure Track Position

Salary Range / Other
Placement on the Yosemite Community College District salary schedule dependent upon education and experience. 2022-2023 Salary Schedule – $66,698 to $124,506 per year, plus an annual $2,725 stipend for an earned doctorate. New personnel limited to a maximum tenth step initial placement based on previous experience – maximum equals $ 103,538.
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The District currently pays for a number of health options for the employee and dependents. Employees may elect to pay a premium for a higher health option. Vision care and dental insurance premiums for the employee and dependents is District paid. Income protection and life insurance premiums for the employee are also District paid.
Position Summary Information


Required Quals Summary
A Master’s degree in counseling; career development; clinical psychology; counseling psychology; educational counseling; guidance counseling; marriage and family therapy; marriage, family and child counseling; rehabilitation counseling; or social work;

Determined by California State Chancellors Office. Click link below for discipline applicable Minimum Qualifications:
Minimum Qualifications for Faculty and Administrators in California Community Colleges (cccco.edu)

The District has adopted an equivalency procedure that enables consideration of applications by individuals who may not directly meet the qualifications listed above. For more information on equivalency, you may access the link below:

Knowledge of and ability to appraise the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds of community college students. Sensitivity to the needs, problems and challenges associated with the diversity of the community college student population.

Job Description Summary
Under the general supervision of the Associate Dean of Special Programs, in collaboration with the Dean of Special Programs, the ASC /Veterans Counselor’s responsibilities include:
    • Individual and group counseling;
    • Instruction of personal development courses;
    • Planning educational activities designed to enhance personal/social/emotional well-being of ASC and Veteran students;
    • Evaluation of assessments;
    • Orientation of new students;
    • Collaboration and liaison to Department of Rehabilitation Counselors;
    • Collaboration with various units on campus such as general counseling, student health center, tutoring center to ensure the efficiency of services provided to ASC and Veteran students and
    • Implementation of innovative approaches to better serve students.


The ASC/Veteran Counselor will also be assigned to work in the ASC and Veteran Services offices on both campuses to provide specialized academic, vocational/career, and personal counseling services. This position may require assignments in the evenings and/on weekends and/or at off-campus locations.

Preferred Qualifications
Preferred Qualifications
  • Provide personalized academic, career, and personal counseling (face-to-face and/or remote) helping students primarily in the ASC and Veterans population make effective decisions in pursuit of their academic, career, and personal goals.
  • Determine disability verification through observation and or analysis of medical and psychological documentation.
  • Keep abreast of changing degree, certificate, transfer, and ASC and Veterans information in order to advise students about the most current requirements and train other counselors
  • Provide ASC and Veteran students with information regarding resources, opportunities, and assistance available to them in the college and in the community including procedures for enrollment, assessment, financial aid academic progress
  • Teach Individualized Instruction & Services (IIS) courses
  • Maintain and submit accurate records according to published deadlines (i.e., grades, syllabi, attendance reports), including ASC and Veteran mandated reports focusing on Title 5 and other regulations
  • Participate in the district’s and academic senate’s participatory governance processes and committees.
  • Lead group presentations including student-interest workshops and seminars, orientations, group advising, and other matriculation functions.
  • Coordinate student success initiatives in the ASC and or Veterans program.
  • Serve as liaison for ASC and Veterans related issues to academic and career technical education departments, student services, and instructional faculty.
  • Participate in program review and development and assessment of service area outcomes
  • Participate in ongoing professional development activities related to ASC and Veterans Services and in the field of counseling.
  • Serve as a resource on both Modesto Junior College campuses on issues related to ASC and Veterans populations.
  • Engage in other activities (such as community outreach) as requested by the Assistant Dean of Special Programs and or Dean of Special Programs.
  • Adherence to all district policies and procedures is expected.
  • Significant previous college counseling experience working with ASC and Veterans populations
  • Demonstrated knowledge of counseling approaches for students to compensate for educational limitations posed by specific disabilities
  • Evidence of knowledge of state and federal guidelines regarding academic accommodations as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
  • At least two years of counseling experience (either full-time or the equivalent to fulltime) at a higher education institution, within the last six years
  • Experience counseling students about community college options, including certificates, associate degrees, and/or transferring to four-year institutions
  • Knowledge and experience in interpreting IEPs, medical, psychological, and rehabilitation reports
  • Familiarity with and ability to interpret policies specific to ASC and Veterans populations including ADA, CCCCO, Veterans benefits, educational planning, and military transcripts
  • Demonstrated ability to teach counseling courses and facilitate workshops, orientations, and seminars
  • Sensitivity to issues (career, personal, social) faced by ASC students and Veterans and active duty military as well as first-generation, underrepresented, and non-traditional college students
  • Knowledge of and interest in implementing technology-enhanced services.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish
  • Willingness to participate in special programs (Basic Skills, Puente Program, Umoja, Summer Bridge, athletic counseling, etc.)
  • Experience in working with culturally diverse student populations (teaching or other situations in a leadership role)
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Other duties as assigned

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