Instructor Pool - Counseling
Eugene, OR
Job Description

Department Information

Our Counseling and Career Center Department is seeking to expand its pool of part-time faculty to teach Counseling.

  • Beyond the required education and experience instructors must have a passion for what they teach, and have teaching styles that support student success. Instructors are responsible for following Division and College procedures in support of teaching and learning.
  • This is an application pool posting for 2019-2020.The assigned location for this position is at the Lane Community College main campus located in Eugene, Oregon.

Search Information

  • This is an applicant pool posting. First review date of applications may be as early as June 20th, 2019. Subsequent review dates will be based upon department need. Lane reserves the right to modify this information.
  • Your application will remain in the pool until a decision is made on your candidacy. In order to remain in the pool, year to year, you must reapply after July 1 each year.
  • Provide all documents as requested; a resume may not take the place of any one section of the application.
  • Unofficial or Official Transcripts are required for this position at the time of application. See instructions below.
  • Candidates will be able to implement and ensure an "equity lens" is used to assess, implement and maintain systems and structures that are inclusive and respectful.
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • Our application is used to determine your initial salary placement for selected candidates. All employment and education history will be considered.

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  • Master's Degree in Counseling or in a related field which includes training normally required for Counseling Master's degree programs. Graduate level career theory and career development course work. Such training must include a significant component of counseling practice under professional supervision
Required Experience:
  • Experience teaching psycho-educational Human Development courses
  • Experience communication effectively, respectively and working productively with students and staff from diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds
  • Experience utilizing and interpreting testing and assessment instruments fro counseling, career development, styles, preference etc.
  • Experience using counseling/mediation skills (individual and group)
  • Experience developing curriculum
  • Experience working effectively with diverse populations
Conditions of Employment: Preferred QUALIFICATIONS

Preferred Education
  • Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology or related field, and/or with licensure in a clinical field.
Preferred Experience
  • Experience working with students or prospective students providing more than one of the following: career, personal, or academic counseling in an individual, group, or educational setting. Multicultural experience - specific focus working with African American, Asian American, Latinx, and/or Native American populations. Bilingual proficiency in Spanish strongly preferred.
Bilingual/Multicultural Statement:

Multicultural experience and bilingual proficiency in World languages is preferred.

A demonstrated commitment to promote and enhance the concepts of social justice and culturally competent behaviors is expected.

Equivalency Statement: Position Purpose:

Faculty are professional educators with the primary responsibility of providing a quality learning experience for all Lane Community College students. The relationship of the faculty member to the student is one of teacher of record and facilitator of learning.

Serve as a member of an integrated instructional, personal, and career counseling team that provides services to students identified in our academic alert system, students who self-refer for career or personal counseling, and students referred from throughout campus for mental health concerns.

Counselors' roles and responsibilities may shift to best meet the needs of the students and the College. The assignment for this position may be for either counseling and/or instructional needs. If applicable, may provide clinical supervision for counseling interns/externs.

Teach Human Development courses, such as: Human Relations at Work; College Success; College Success: Back On Course: Life Transitions; and Career and Life Planning;; with an integrated psycho-educational, holistic approach.

Essential Functions:

Essential Functions

  • Provide educational and retention/personal counseling in individual and group settings to enhance student success.
  • If applicable, may provide clinical supervision/consulting support for Counseling Interns or Externs.
  • Maintain appropriate written documentation, record keeping, and data collection.
  • Utilize and accurately interpret testing and assessment instruments associated with counseling and career development.
  • Provide crisis intervention and referral services, as needed.
  • Work with students and/or staff in a manner that is respectful, ethical, effective, and productive within College and counseling confidentiality guidelines.
  • Work within the College's and the Counseling Department's vision, mission, goals, values and strategic directions.
  • Actively collaborate in the development and implementation of student success and retention delivery models, curriculum and activities. Participate in redesign efforts to improve student engagement and persistence.
  • Effectively assess student learning and develop appropriate recommendations to promote student success.
  • Demonstrate understanding of instructional technology and how it is used to help the institution and the department accomplish its mission in supporting student success.
  • Assist in the development, implementation, and evaluation of Department activities and programs to improve student success and retention, as well as maintain quality-counseling services.
  • Continue to work on own professional growth and development to enhance and refine skills and knowledge.
  • Problem solve and manage sensitive information with appropriate awareness of FERPA standards; maintain confidentiality and sensitivity to the privacy needs of students.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Support student learning through activities that include:

  • Exhibit compliance with College policies and procedures, accountability for leave time, time sheet completion, release time, text book ordering and related functions
  • Sustain currency in discipline and innovation in teaching
  • Collegial participation in faculty performance evaluation process
  • Maintain and post teaching schedule, regular meetings and office hours
  • Maintain physical campus presence for instruction and daily needs of students, departments, college and community, as specified in the College Operations Policies and Procedures:
  • Maintain requirements for student records, attendance, grades, and/or other documentation; ensure a safe, quality classroom or lab, including equipment, supplies, and inventory

Curriculum Delivery

  • Provide high quality classroom instruction
  • Create course content, develop and revise course content and materials
  • Establish learning outcomes consistent with core ability outcomes, assess outcomes using appropriate assessment tools, and use assessment results to inform improvements at a program and course level
  • Incorporate college values into curriculum and promote a respectful learning environment including facilitating awareness of multicultural and diversity issues in curricula
  • Teach and develop all class syllabi and course materials, in a form that can be directly delivered to, and used by, students
  • Confer with students on course materials
  • Deliver curriculum to students in traditional and online formats.

Online Teaching and Student Support

  • Expect to make use of the Learning Management System (LMS) to publish and update content, post grades and promote student engagement amongst students with course content;
  • Use multiple modes of communication tools including online publishing, audio and video tools;
  • Be present within the online course to interact with students, help guide asynchronous discussions and provide opportunities for students' voices to be heard within the online course;
  • Monitor student progress and provide reasonable coaching and assistance to struggling students towards success;
  • Review and grade all work submitted by students and provide timely and substantive feedback;
  • Respond to student inquiries within 48 hours;
  • Ensure that all materials created are accessible and meet the guidelines of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act;
  • Post student attendance, grades, and course syllabus to the college LMS in accordance with college timelines;
  • Use current best practices and pedagogies for teaching online including the application of online course quality frameworks for clearly providing course learning objectives to students, while consistently setting clear weekly and term-long expectations for work and assessment.

Equity and Inclusion

  • Demonstrate Lane's core value of social justice by ensuring equity and inclusion skills such as respect, inclusiveness, reflecting, valuing of cultural and personal differences, are the basis of employee and student interpersonal communications and relationships, and are applied to all position responsibilities.
  • Duties are carried out respectfully and inclusively, regardless of age, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, social class, marital status, national origin, race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, veteran's status, nationality, age, language, origin or employment status.
  • Actively assist with ADA compliance in conjunction with Human Resources and Disability Resource departments; support appropriate access for persons with disabilities in order to provide for the success of students and staff; mentor and role model cultural competency for persons with disabilities.
  • Must demonstrate an active concern for students and staff.
Supervision Statement:

Faculty report to a Department or Division Dean, and perform instruction-related duties and responsibilities in a timely manner and in accordance with the mission, policies and procedures of the college: Lane Vision, Mission, Values

Work may be overseen by a lead faculty member.

Physical Demands/Working Environment:

This position works indoors and is exposed to usual office working conditions that includes office noises and interruptions, such as printers, telephones, and visitors. This position requires that an employee be able to sit or stand for extended periods of time; perform cognitive and psychometric work for more than six (6) hours a day. Work may require transporting materials up to twenty-five (25) pounds.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

Expected Competencies

  • Analytical Thinking
  • Building Relationships
  • Change Advocate
  • Teamwork
  • Service Mindset
  • Process Improvement
  • Innovation
  • Supervision and Leadership
  • Strategic Project Management
  • Knowledge of instructional design, delivery and learning theory

Knowledge of:

  • Work skills needed in the modern workplace
  • And appreciation of diversity in the workplace
  • Counseling (e.g., retention/personal, career development, and crisis intervention) professional ethical guidelines and principles
  • Community college missions and the diversity of the student populations

Skills in:

  • Excellent interpersonal oral and written communication skills; effective organizational, time management, and staff development skill
  • Interpersonal communication, problem-solving, and conflict resolution
  • Providing positive leadership in a changing environment
  • Team development
  • Must be computer literate

Ability to:

  • Ability to effectively organize and present instructional materials based on adult learning principles
  • Ability to clarify and emphasize the nature of the educational material
  • Ability to provide inclusive classroom environmental respectful of different cultures and learning styles
  • Ability to use the current body of knowledge in such areas as gender, race, sexual orientation, ethnicity, social class and other cultural diversity issues in teaching and curriculum development
  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively with diverse student, staff and community populations
  • Ability to administer and interpret psychological and educational assessment and testing procedures
  • Serve as an effective team member, as well as function independently, within the Counseling Department and the College.
  • Effectively teach students of diverse backgrounds, including, but not limited to: students of color, students of different genders, working students, bilingual students, students from different cultures, LGBTQIA students, and students with disabilities.
  • Must demonstrate a commitment to student success and the promotion of lifelong learning.
  • Must have ability of moving to positive solutions in conflict situations.
  • Ability to understand and carry out Lane Community College's commitment to student success, lifelong learning, and the needs of students, staff and the public.
  • Ability to understand and carry out Lane Community College's mission and strategic agendas including College Learning Outcomes, cultural competency, and diversity.
Applicant Instructions:

Applicant Instructions

To be considered a candidate for this position, all of the following must be included in the application package:

  • Incomplete applications will not be considered. All fields in the application must be completed, including employment dates, work hours, and detailed job duties.
  • The CV/Resume may not take the place of any one section in the application.

Required Documents

1. Online Application - complete in entirety and submitted online please include at least three (3) work related references.

2. Curriculum Vitae - Submit a copy listing all relevant educational and professional experience and activities, including a list of courses taught within the last five years, if applicable.

3. Cover Letter - Clearly detailing how you meet the qualifications for the position.

4. Transcripts - Unofficial or official transcripts are required at the time of application, see instructions below.

If applicable:

5. DD214 - Veterans, please fax, email, mail or deliver your documentation (DD214/DD215/letter of disability) to Human Resources at Lane Community College., 541-463-3970


  • For assistance with the online application call 541-463-5586
  • For position questions contact, 541-463-3142

Additional Documents and Letters of reference are not accepted.

Transcript Instructions:

Transcripts are Required

In order to be considered for the position unofficial or official transcripts must be provided.

  • Attach under "Optional Document", fax, email, deliver or mail to:
Lane Community College
Counseling Dept.
Instructor Pool - Counseling
4000 E 30th Ave
Building #1/ 1st Floor
Eugene OR 97405
Fax: (541) 463-3970

Official transcripts will be required if you are the selected candidate for the position.

  • Official transcripts are required within thirty (30) days from hire if you are the selected candidate for the position.

LCC Education Association (Faculty)
Job Type Part Time