Counseling Part Time Faculty

Rockville, MD
Mar 09, 2017
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College

Montgomery College

The Montgomery College Counseling Departments are accepting applications on a continuous basis for candidates to be considered for semester-to-semester hire as a part-time/adjunct counseling faculty member.

***Montgomery College accepts applications for Adjunct/Part-time Faculty on a continuous basis. Applications may be reviewed periodically based on the student enrollment needs. ***

At Montgomery College, part-time/adjunct faculty are limited in the number of hours they can work and the scheduling of those hours depends on the needs of the department each semester.

• During the academic year part-time faculty may have no more than 11.5 ESH per semester and no more than 23 ESH per academic year.
• During the summer part-time faculty at Montgomery College may have no more than 10 for both sessions combined.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Provide counseling and academic advising.
• Teach Student Success (STSU) courses, as needed. Courses include, but are not limited to, First-Year Seminar, Study Habits Development, and Career Development.
• 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 academic advising, educational planning and as a learning resource.
• Serve as student advocate as appropriate.
• Ability and willingness to work daytime hours (between 8:30am and 5pm), and evenings (5pm to 7pm) and weekends, as needed.
• Assignments will be determined by the Campus Chair of Counseling and could consist of some or all of the above duties.


Required Qualifications:

• Must be eligible to work in the United States without a sponsor.
• Earned Master's degree or higher in counseling or a related field with a significant number of graduate courses that are counseling-related.
• Experience counseling and providing academic advising at the high school/secondary and/or college level.
• Computer literacy including Microsoft Office Suite and student information systems.

Applications may be reviewed periodically based on the student enrollment needs. Please indicate your campus preference(s) in your cover letter.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Graduate level courses required to be eligible for the National Certified Counseling (NCC) certification:
• A minimum of one year experience counseling, academic advising and providing retention support for the needs of at-risk and multicultural populations.
• Experience in a comprehensive community college setting providing counseling, academic advising, and/or teaching.
• Bilingual in one of the most common second languages spoken in Montgomery County (Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese, French).

Application Process:

• The application process includes 10 steps.
• Step 10 is a Summary of your information. You can update and edit information up to the closing date for the receipt of applications for a specific job announcement.
• Include dates of employment in your application or attachment.
• Complete a set of pre-screening questions.
• E-sign your application.

As a condition of employment, the following are required at the time of hire:

• Completion of a background check.
• Submission of an official transcript of relevant degree
• Submission of three letters of professional reference

Montgomery College is a tobacco and smoke-free workplace.

For disability related accommodations please call 240-567-5353 or send an email to: at least two weeks in advance.

Montgomery College is an academic institution committed to promoting equal opportunity and fostering diversity among its student body, faculty, and staff.