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ADJUNCT COUNSELOR
Experience
Adjunct Counselor
April 2012 to Current
Company NameCity, State
  • As an adjunct Counselor I provide academic, vocational and career counseling to students who participate in categorical programs CalWORKs (California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids) and EOPS (Extended Opportunity Programs and Services).
  • Monitor student caseloads to ensure compliance with TANF (The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) guidelines and ensure students are obtaining the educational level necessary achieve self-sufficiency.
  • Facilitate and create workshops related to transfer, career explorations, job search skills, and financial aid.
  • Work with county offices and community based organizations in support of students in the welfare to work program.
  • Coordinate and facilitate mandatory orientations for students in the CalWORKs program at Moorpark College.
  • Assist students with finding access to programs such as financial aid, child care, scholarships, mental health services, and resources for student immediate needs.
  • Serve as an advocate for CalWORKs students and provide assistance with county Human Services questions.
  • Created educational plans with students to help clarify academic goals, selecting majors, and exploring careers.
  • Attend department meetings, conferences, and performed other duties as assigned consistent with my role.
  • Coordinate semester newsletter, supervise work study students, and co-write Student Learning Outcomes in the CalWORKs Program.
Adjunct Counselor/Instructor
January 2012 to Current
Company NameCity, State
  • Provide counseling to diverse student populations surrounding issues of personal, academic, and career development for participants of the Transfer Achievement Program located in the Transfer Center.
  • Served as an Instructor for course Academic Planning for F1 Visa students, successfully completing course student learning outcomes, created curriculum to accommodate variety of learning styles, and utilized Moodle online course software features to support student learning.
  • Assisted Transfer Center director with workshops related to UC/CSU Applications, TAG, and UC personal statement.
  • Evaluated student official transcripts from other colleges and verified credit toward individual goals.
  • Assisted students with finding access to programs such as financial aid, child care, scholarships, mental health services, and resources for student immediate needs.
  • Created educational plans with students to help clarify academic goals, selecting majors, and exploring careers.
  • Attended department meetings, faculty professional development days, and performed other duties as assigned consistent with the role of faculty; and working flexible hours including evenings and weekends when necessary.
  • Leadership roles included coordinating staff meetings, students monthly meetings, and created newsletters.
Adjunct Counselor/Instructor
August 2009 to October 2011
Company NameCity, State
  • Provided counseling to diverse college student populations surrounding issues of personal, academic, and career development.
  • Served as an Instructor for course Life Skills for Higher Education, successfully completing course student learning outcomes and created curriculum to accommodate variety of learning styles.
  • Facilitated workshops related to UC/CSU transfer and UC personal statement.
  • Evaluated student official transcripts from other colleges and verified credit toward individual goals.
  • Assisted students with finding access to programs such as financial aid, child care, scholarships, mental health services, and resources for student immediate needs.
  • Created educational plans with students to help clarify academic goals, selecting majors, and exploring careers.
  • Attended department meetings, faculty professional development days, and performed other duties as assigned consistent with the role of faculty; and working flexible hours including evenings and weekends when necessary.
  • Utilized technology and internet resources such as PowerPoint, MS word, Degree Works, Excel, Banner Self-Service, assist.org, and career explorations sites.
Adjunct Counselor/Instructor
January 2008 to September 2011
Company NameCity, State
  • Provided general counseling in regards to academic, transfer, career, personal goals to diverse populations.
  • Breadth of experience in counseling general, international, students with disabilities, and EOPS students.
  • Counseling duties include education plans, progress reports, tutoring referrals, and parent vouchers information.
  • Instructor for career counseling courses such as Career Development, Life Planning, Student Success, Job Search Strategies.
  • Guide students in clarifying academic goals and selecting a major through research, educational planning, career assessments, and advanced technology techniques.
  • Attend department meetings and performing other duties as assigned consistent with the role of faculty; staff development opportunities and working flexible hours when necessary.
  • Administered and interpreted career assessments such as: MBTI, Eureka, and True Colors.
Student Affairs Officer
January 2008 to October 2008
Company NameCity, State
  • Coordinated and established Early Academic Outreach Program services in partner schools and formed collaborations with other colleges/university programs to maintain positive working relationships.
  • Provided individual and group advising to students on educational planning relative to career and post-secondary preparation for high school students.
  • Created and facilitated workshops regarding university application process, program orientations, and UC personal statements to students and parents.
  • Supervised, trained, monitored hours, and evaluated performance of program assistants, peer advisors, and interns.
School Counselor
January 2004 to June 2007
Company NameCity, State
  • Met with students and their parents to discuss individual panning for high school, college, career, and graduation requirements.
  • Organized College Awareness workshops in English and Spanish for parents and students dealing with A-G requirements, financial aid options, and general information about colleges and universities in California.
  • Organized and participated in college field trips to UCSB, UCLA, Oxnard Community College, and CSUCI.
  • Provide students with early awareness of planning for high school requirements, CASHEE exit exam, and college exploration.
Education
Masters of Science : Counseling and Guidance, 2004CALIFORNIA LUTHERAN UNIVERSITYCity, StateCounseling and Guidance
Bachelors of Arts : History, 2002P.P.S Pupil Personnel Services Credential, School Counseling UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIACity, StateHistory
Associates of Arts : Liberal Studies, 1999VENTURA COLLEGECity, StateLiberal Studies
Work History
Company Name
Certifications
Suicide Intervention Certification Crisis Intervention Certification
Languages
Fluent in Spanish Language
Skills
Academic, child care, clarify, conferences, Counseling, credit, Crisis Intervention, CSU, English, features, financial, Instructor, Leadership, director, meetings, mental health, access, Excel, PowerPoint, MS word, Works, newsletters, newsletter, progress, research, Fluent in Spanish, Spanish, staff development, tutoring, Website, workshops

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • CALIFORNIA LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY
  • P.P.S Pupil Personnel Services Credential, School Counseling UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA
  • VENTURA COLLEGE

Job Titles Held:

  • Adjunct Counselor
  • Adjunct Counselor/Instructor
  • Student Affairs Officer
  • School Counselor

Degrees

  • Masters of Science : Counseling and Guidance , 2004
    Bachelors of Arts : History , 2002
    Associates of Arts : Liberal Studies , 1999

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