Part-time Faculty ATPA Coaches

Job description

Montgomery College is Maryland's premier community college, serving more than 60,000 students each year through credit and noncredit programs. 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. We give employees the environment, tools, and opportunities they need to make a difference.

Job Title
Part-time Faculty ATPA Coaches

Job Description Summary
Montgomery College is currently accepting applications for part-time faculty members who are interested in serving as Achieving the Promise Academy academic coaches. We are seeking enthusiastic and dedicated educators who exhibit a high degree of professionalism, a strong commitment to our students, and demonstrate the ability to motivate and educate in an engaging manner.

Montgomery College is a public, fully accredited, open admission institution. Led by President DeRionne P. Pollard, Ph.D., MC is dedicated to student success and widely recognized for the quality and scope of its academic programs. Do you want to join us in our mission of providing an exceptional education and fostering student success? The faculty and staff of MC are integral to our continued excellence. We are looking for dedicated professionals for opportunities throughout the College.

Job Description

***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.

Duties and Responsibilities:

. Achieving the Promise Academy academic coaches are integral to Montgomery College's Achieving the Promise efforts. The individuals serving in these roles personalized and holistic academic coaching to underserved and underrepresented students, primarily enrolled in General Studies, Business, Criminal Justice, Communications, Engineering, and Cyber Security/Computer Science programs, among others.

"¢ Track students' academic progress and facilitate weekly individual meetings (or at a frequency that is appropriate for the student); provide case management and documentation in the ATPA online appointment and report management system.

"¢ Provide academic mentoring to discipline-specific cohorts of underserved and underrepresented students enrolled in designated courses.
"¢ Refer students to Learning Centers and/or other academic support services when appropriate.
"¢ Analyze students' records in preparation for meetings & consultations; advise students of scheduled follow-up appointments
"¢ Teach a series of "Cultural Navigation" topics, focusing on preparing students to navigate Montgomery College (e.g., course registration guidance, tutoring, referrals to counseling and advising, and other student success skills development).
"¢ Participate in staff development, workshops, programs, and administrative functions.
"¢ Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

"¢ Master's degree; supplemented with one (1) year of related work experience in an educational setting.
"¢ Sensitivity to the needs of a diverse student population, including minority and international students
"¢ Interpersonal/human relations skills
"¢ Ability to encourage and empower students to make their own decisions
"¢ Ability to act as an advocate for both the student and the College
"¢ Ability to identify students' needs for support services and make appropriate referrals
"¢ Ability to maintain confidentiality
"¢ Ability to operate a personal computer and various software packages

"¢ Ability to work a flexible schedule

. Eligible applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States and not require employer visa sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications:

"¢ Knowledge of College policies and procedures, academic requirements, campus
resources, student life, and support services

Application Process:
  • Apply online at
  • For consideration, you must:
    Include dates of employment in your application or attachment;

    Submit a cover letter along with an un-official copy of your transcripts from your highest degree earned.

As a condition of employment, the following are required at the time of hire:
  • Successful completion of a background check.

Closing Date
Thursday, January 17, 2019

Montgomery College is a tobacco-free and smoke-free workplace

For disability-related accommodations, please call 240-567-5353

or send an email to: [email protected]

Montgomery College is an academic institution committed to promoting

equal opportunity and fostering diversity among its student body, faculty, and staff.

About UsI am proud of the work of Montgomery College. It is a remarkable organization, focused on student excellence, equity, and inclusion. We are intentionally building a college that takes responsibility for equitable outcomes and successful pathways for all of our students.

I am committed to hiring faculty, staff, and employees who embrace this vision-and who reflect the diversity of our college community. Our students come to us from more than 160 countries, joining a student body that reflects a changing America, rich in cultural and geographic difference. We are proud of our diversity and our excellence in academic affairs, student affairs, operations, and community advancement.

I am looking for bold, innovative, and courageous faculty and staff to join the outstanding employees of Montgomery College. Are you uncompromising in your focus on student success? Are you rigorous in your attention to equitable outcomes for all students? Do you embrace data, technology, and innovation? Can you stretch to meet the needs of today's and tomorrow's students?

We are truly a unique college. For 70 years, Montgomery College has been on the leading edge, and we intend to stay there. We believe deeply in the mission of community colleges, and we are committed to empowering our students to change their lives and to enrich the life of the community. We hold ourselves accountable for the results.

If any of this resonates with you, I welcome your consideration of the employment announcement below. Make your move-and I look forward to working with you at Montgomery College.

Be well,

DeRionne P. Pollard, Ph.D.

President, Montgomery College

Rockville Campus
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Job No:
Posted: 12/12/2018
Application Due: 12/30/2018
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