Antelope Valley College invites applications for our adjunct (Temporary, part-time) faculty applicant pool for the following
SALARY: Salary Schedule E (currently $1,186.43 - $1,449.08 commensurate with education)
Adjunct instructors are hired on a semester basis and are paid per lecture hour equivalent (LHE).
(Ongoing – to establish a pool)REQUIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Master’s in counseling, rehabilitation counseling, clinical psychology, counseling psychology, guidance counseling,
educational counseling, social work, or career development, marriage and family therapy, or marriage, family, and
child counseling OR the equivalent. (Academic Affairs Division, California Community Colleges 2012)
(Note: A license as a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) is an alternative qualification for this discipline, pursuant
to Title V, Section 53410.1)
Antelope Valley College Equivalency: (Approved: May 19, 2012 Senate Meeting)
A Master’s degree in any discipline AND a minimum of 24 semester hours graduate credit in Counseling and/or
AND a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic background
of community college students (Assembly Bill 1725; Education Code 87360).
Recent experience in community college or secondary counseling and guidance.
One year experience counseling with a wide variety of diverse students and/or completion of coursework in cultural
Familiarity with state-mandated Student Success Act of 2012.
Knowledge of and experience using research for decision-making.
Faculty participate in curricular planning, student learning outcome, program learning outcome, development,
assessment, and implementation; evaluation of educational programs; and college governance contributory to the
attainment of the colleges mission and strategic goals.
Provide academic, career, and personal counseling for prospective, new and continuing students: interpret multiple
measures of standardized tests for class placement recommendations.
Provide accurate education plans as well as transfer plans that align with the student’s academic goal and major.
Assist with the development of programs, workshops, materials, and activities to support student success.
Assignments may include teaching human development courses. DUTIES (continued):
Assist with the development and delivery of orientation programs to assist students in the development of an
educational plan; provide follow-up counseling to review student progress, especially for the students who are
undecided, deficient in skills, and/or subject to probation dismissal.
Utilize computer technology as a tool in delivering counseling/advisement services.
Assist students with college registration and advisement, including evening hours as necessary.
Participate in division activities and college committees as appropriate.
Participate in state and regional workshops and conferences related to Student Success and Support Program.
Participate in planning presentations/ trainings for faculty, staff and students related to student success.
Perform other responsibilities as assigned by the Dean of Counseling & Matriculation to fulfill the programmatic needs
of the Counseling Division.
Instructors may be assigned a combination of daytime, evening, Saturday, and off-campus classes, as the College is
dedicated to the educational success of a diverse student body with diverse needs.
Continued professional development through Staff Development or other sources is expected.
Travel between District locations (Palmdale and Lancaster) may also be expected.APPLICATION PROCEDURE
It is the responsibility of each applicant to have all the following documents on file in the Human Resources Office by the
deadline date in order to continue in the application process for this position.
In order to be considered for placement in the adjunct hiring pool, all of the following materials must be provided. If any of
the listed materials are missing or incomplete, the application will not be considered.
1. A completed and signed Antelope Valley College Adjunct Faculty Application.
Please do not state "See Résumé" on any part of the application. Blank spaces or illegible entries
may be cause for rejection of the application. The District will not return application materials submitted.
2. A personal résumé.
3. Two current signed and dated letters of recommendation from individuals having knowledge of your
4. Transcripts* of all college work that supports and substantiates the requirements of the position.
Transcripts must include verification of degrees conferred. (Unofficial transcripts or photocopies will be
accepted to establish the application file). Official transcripts will be required if the candidate is offered
*Note: Any degree from a country other than the U.S., including Great Britain and Canada,
must be evaluated by a professional evaluation service.
5. For those disciplines with established Academic Senate’s approved equivalency, complete the
Supplemental Equivalency Request form (attached).