POSITION: Re-Advertised OSD Learning Disability Specialist/Counselor Full-Time, Tenure
Track, 11 Months
SALARY: Placement on the applicable salary schedule is commensurate with education.
Schedule F1 - $59,326.62 - $87,634.40/annually + Benefits
DEADLINE: Open until filled
STARTING DATE: August 2019
Required Minimum Qualifications: (Applicant must meet one of the following requirements)
• Most current Minimum Qualifications for Faculty in California Community Colleges:
Master’s degree in learning disabilities, special education, education, psychology, speech language pathology,
communication disorders, educational or school psychology, counseling, OR rehabilitation counseling AND 15
semesters units of upper division or graduate study in the area of learning disabilities, to include, adult cognitive
and achievement assessment or the equivalent (Academic Affairs Division, California Community Colleges)
Applicant MUST meet additional requirements below:
• Additional Requirements:
Must have successfully completed the California Community College Learning Disabilities Eligibility Model
Training and be certified as an LD Specialist. Written documentation of successful completion of the Learning
Disabilities Eligibility Model Training is required.
• Antelope College Equivalency: No Antelope Valley College Equivalency
A California Community College Credential in the discipline, valid for life, may be considered for purposes of minimum
AND a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of
community college students (Assembly Bill 1725; Education Code 87360).
• In addition to teaching 15 lecture hour equivalents per semester, full-time faculty are responsible for five office hours per
week and preparation time, and are expected to participate in faculty / division meetings and yearly program review.
• Full-time faculty also participate in curricular planning, student learning outcomes: data collection and writing action plans,
program learning outcomes, development, assessment, and implementation; evaluation of educational programs; and
college governance contributory to the attainment of the college’s mission and strategic goals.
• Instructors may be assigned a combination of daytime, evening, and/or Saturday classes, as the college is dedicated to
the educational success of a diverse student body with diverse needs.
• Continued professional development through the Faculty Professional Development Program or other sources is
• Travel between District locations is also expected.
Annual Security Report is provided by Antelope Valley College for prospective students and employees. A copy of this report is available
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. Please submit ALL of the following
1. A completed and signed Antelope Valley College Full-Time Academic 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
2. A letter of intent, addressing qualifications for this position.
3. A résumé or curriculum vitae.
4. Transcripts from ALL college work, to include showing degrees conferred, from an accredited
a. Unofficial transcripts or photocopies will be accepted to establish the application
file; however, official transcripts will be required if the candidate is offered the
b. Any degree from a country other than the United States., including Great Britain
and Canada, must be evaluated by a professional evaluation service, and proof of
such submitted with application.
5. At least two signed letters of recommendation; must be dated within the last one to two years.
a. These letters should pertain to professional experience, and are not general “character references.”
Applicants are encouraged to request more than two letters to ensure that at least two are received prior to
application review. No faxed or e-mailed copies will be accepted.
The Antelope Valley Community College District offers an extensive benefits package that includes full-family
medical, dental and vision plans, employee life insurance and income protection policies, and eligibility to enroll in
the State Teachers’ Retirement System.
Application forms are available on the AVC web site www.avc.edu or from the Human Resources Office and must be returned to:
Office of Human Resources
3041 West Avenue K
Lancaster CA 93536
Office hours: Monday-Thursday (7:30am – 6:00pm)
Friday (7:30am – 11:30am)
Faxed or emailed materials cannot be accepted.
Unsolicited materials will not be included.
Candidates selected for employment will be required to provide verification of work authorization pursuant to INS regulations.
Antelope Valley College prohibits discrimination and harassment based on race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical
disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, age, or sexual orientation.
Upon request, we will consider reasonable accommodations to permit individuals with protected disabilities to (a) complete the
employment or admission process, (b) perform essential job functions, (c) enjoy benefits and privileges of similarly-situated
individuals without disabilities, and (d) participate in instruction, programs, services, activities, or events.
AVC is an equal opportunity employer.