Counselor

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Job ID:
2473418
Location:
Elk Grove, CA
Category:
Education, Nonprofit-Social Services
Salary:
$92,908.00 per year
Zip Code:
95624
Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
03.27.2018
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Occupations:
Education: Classroom Teaching level3, Early Childhood Care & Development, School-College Administration

Job Description:

BASIC FUNCTION:
 
Under the direction of the Director-Career and Educational Options, participate in the planning and coordination of the District Guidance and Counseling Program at District secondary schools; promote student academic achievement and career development as the primary goals of Guidance and Counseling services; conduct an on-going review of the District Guidance and Counseling Program and guidance and counseling services to students.
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
 
Participate in the planning and coordination of the District Guidance and Counseling Program at District secondary schools; assist in establishing and communicating District guidance priorities to the schools, including increased university/college preparation course completion rates, improved four-year college admission rates, and increased scholarship awards to graduating seniors; promote student academic achievement and career development.
 
Conduct an on-going review of the District Guidance and Counseling Program and guidance and counseling services to students; advise the Director and other appropriate District staff on various aspects of the District Guidance and Counseling program; maintain the District guidance curriculum.
 
Collaborate with counselors and site administrators to improve guidance and counseling services to students; assist schools in conducting annual evaluation of guidance services to students; assist schools in developing annual guidance program plans including measurable student performance objectives.
 
Serve as a counselor liaison to various District departments and program personnel; serve as the District representative and contact for concerns from employees and parents regarding counseling services; serve as liaison to school personnel, community agencies, families, universities and other organizations as directed.
 
Develop and implement annual professional development programs for District counselors; develop programs in compliance with the national standards for counselors; compile materials, contact presenters and coordinate the development of courses.
 
Prepare and maintain variety of records and reports related to assigned activities; maintain confidentiality of sensitive student information.
 
Attend a variety of meetings as assigned; maintain the agenda for and chair monthly District counselor meetings.
 
Operate a computer and assigned software; operate standard office equipment as assigned; drive a vehicle to various school sites.
 
Assist in the coordination of post-secondary partnerships.
 
Perform related duties as assigned.
 
Job Requirements:
DEMONSTRATED KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
 
KNOWLEDGE OF:
Effective personal and academic counseling techniques and procedures.
Counseling theory, ethics and associated legal confidentiality requirements.
Policies, objectives  and  goals of the Guidance and Counseling Program.
Applicable sections of the State Education Code and other applicable laws, rules  and  regulations related to assigned activities.
Student assistance programs.
Community referral resources.
Diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of District students.
Interpersonal skills using tact, patience  and  courtesy.
Oral and written communication skills.
Operation of a computer and assigned software.
Record-keeping techniques.
 
ABILITY TO:
Participate in the planning and coordination of the District Guidance and Counseling Program at District secondary schools; promote student academic achievement and career development as the primary goals of Guidance and Counseling services.
Conduct an on-going review of the District Guidance and Counseling Program and guidance and counseling services to students.
Maintain current knowledge of program rules, regulations, requirements and restrictions.
Maintain the District guidance curriculum.
Complete work with many interruptions.
Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.
Work independently with little direction.
Meet schedules and  time lines .
Operate a computer and standard office equipment.
Work confidentially with discretion.
Maintain records and prepare various reports, including confidential materials.
Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
Maintain consistent, punctual and regular attendance.
Hear and speak to exchange information and make presentations.
See to read a variety of materials.
Move hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard.
 
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
 
Any combination equivalent  to:   master’s degree in school counseling, psychology or related field and five years counseling experience.
 
LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
 
Valid Pupil Personnel Services Credential.
Valid California Class C driver’s license.
 
WORKING CONDITIONS:
 
ENVIRONMENT:
Office environment.
Driving a vehicle to conduct work.
Company Info
Elk Grove Unified School District
9510 Elk Grove - Florin Road, Elk Grove, CA 95624
Elk Grove, CA, United States

Phone: (916) 686-7732
Web Site: http://www.egusd.net/

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