Montgomery College is Maryland's premier community college, serving more than 60,000 students each year through credit and noncredit programs. Montgomery College is one of Maryland's most diverse community colleges, which includes more than 164 nations represented in our student body. Do you want to join us in our mission of providing an exceptional education and fostering student success? We are dedicated to providing an exceptional education for all of our students, and we recognize that our faculty and staff are integral to our continued success.
Job Title Part-time Faculty Counselor Job Description Summary The Montgomery College, Rockville, Takoma/Park and Germantown Campuses, are currently accepting applications for possible openings as a part-time Counseling faculty member. We are seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated counselor who exhibits a high degree of professionalism, a strong commitment to our students, and demonstrates the ability to motivate and educate in an engaging manner.
***Montgomery College accepts applications for Adjunct/Part-time Faculty on a continuous basis. Applications may be reviewed periodically based on the student enrollment needs. *** * The listing of a course in the schedule of classes as "TBA" does not constitute an assignment. * The hiring decision for part-time faculty involves an academic judgment and shall be determined at Management's sole discretion. * During the academic year part-time faculty at Montgomery College may teach no more than 11.5 ESH (equivalent semester hour) per semester and no more than 23 ESH per academic year. * During summer part-time faculty at Montgomery College may teach no more than 10 ESH (equivalent semester hour) for both sessions combined. Job Description
Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide counseling and advising services.
Teach Student Success (STSU) Courses, as needed.
Develop, implement and assess retention strategies and education plans for students who are experiencing academic and completion difficulty.
Provide service to the College and community through active membership in division, campus, and college committees or work groups, as needed.
Engage in professional development activities offered by the college and provided through membership within professional organizations.
Use technology for advising, educational planning and as a learning resource.
Serve as student advocate as appropriate.
Ability and willingness to work daytime hours Monday- Friday, as well as evenings and an occasional Saturday.
Master's degree or higher in counseling or related field (i.e., psychology, social work, human services, student affairs, higher education).
Counseling and advising experience at the secondary or college level.
Computer literacy including Microsoft Office Suite and student information systems.
Faculty members are expected to have access to a personal computer with virus protection that can connect to the internet outside of the work location (i.e., office, classroom, college campus)*. Montgomery College (MC) provides an MC e-mail account and access to the learning platform, password-protected faculty sections of the website, college listservs, and other faculty communications tools. * If you do not have access to a personal computer, please notify the department chair at the time of interview. Subject to available funds, the college may be able to provide temporary access to resources.
Understanding of and appreciation for student diversity and the community college philosophy and mission.
Must be eligible to work in the United States without a sponsor.