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Job Title Counseling Faculty FT (2 openings) Job Description Summary The Counseling Department at the Rockville Campus of Montgomery College is currently seeking two (2) full-time counseling faculty members to start in August 2019 for the 2019-2020 academic year. This position is part of a collective bargaining unit
There are 20 Full-Time and 8 Part-Time Counseling Faculty serving the Rockville Campus. The Counseling and Advising Department is committed to supporting student success, retention, and completion. Job Description
The duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Teach Student Success (STSU) courses.
Provide advising and counseling through appointment, groups, and on a standby basis.
Provide crisis intervention and follow-up.
Develop, implement and assess retention strategies and education plans for first-time, first-generation and students experiencing academic and completion difficulty.
Provide service to the college and community through active membership and leadership in professional organizations, division, campus, and College councils, committees or work groups.
Engage in professional development activities offered by the College and provided through membership within professional organizations.
Collaborate with college faculty, administrators, and staff to provide engaging, relevant and assessable student centered co-curricular support services
Use technology for advising, educational planning and teaching/learning resource.
Serve as student advocate as appropriate.
Ability and willingness to work evenings and some weekends
Earned Master's degree in counseling or a related field with at least one (3 credit) course in each of the eight content areas required to be a National Certified Counselor (NCC) and a graduate-level counseling field experience: Human Growth and Development; Social and Cultural Foundations; Helping Relationships; Group Work; Career and Lifestyle Development; Appraisal; Research and Program Evaluations; Professional Orientation to Counseling, and Field Experience in a counseling setting: http://www.nbcc.org/Certification/NCC
A minimum of two years of counseling and advising experience.
A minimum of two years of teaching experience at the college or secondary level.
Experience counseling and providing retention support for culturally diverse, underprepared, and underrepresented students.
Experience and proven skills assessing and dispatching crisis interventions
Understanding of and appreciation for student diversity and the community college philosophy and mission
Computer literacy including Microsoft Office Suite, student information systems, and learning resources.
Eligible applicants must be authorized to work in the United States and not require employer visa sponsorship.
Counseling, advising, and teaching experience in a comprehensive community college setting.
Experience teaching student success courses.
Demonstrate an understanding of issues related to transitioning to college life and transfer particularly in the State of Maryland.
Demonstrated ability to work as a team member.
Bilingual in one of the most common second languages spoken in Montgomery County (Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese, and French).
Demonstrate intercultural and social justice knowledge and competencies.
Please submit a cover letter with your complete resume/CV and an unofficial copy of transcript of your related degree.
Please upload all documents to your online application. Incomplete applications will not be considered