Part-time Faculty Counselor

Job description

Job location: Maryland - Montgomery County - Germantown Campus

Employment Type: Part-time
Posted data: 2021-02-19
Req: R2610
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 TitlePart-time Faculty Counselor

Job Description SummaryThe 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.

Required Qualifications:

  • 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.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Graduate level courses required to be eligible for the National Certified Counseling (NCC) certification:
  • A minimum of one-year experience counseling, advising, and providing retention support for the needs of at-risk and multicultural populations.
  • Preference given to applicants with successful counseling and advising and/or teaching experience in the comprehensive community college setting.
  • Preference given to applicants with experience teaching student development/success courses.
  • Bilingual in one of the most common languages spoken in the county.
    • (Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese, French and Amharic).

Application Process:

  • Online applications must be received by March 22, 2021
  • 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 and degree verification (if applicable). Must provide proof of US degree equivalency for international degrees.

Montgomery College is a tobacco and smoke-free environment

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.

Closing DateMonday, March 22, 2021

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

For disability-related accommodations, please call 240-567-5353 or send an email to:

Two (2) weeks’ notice required to provide accommodations.

Montgomery College is an academic institution committed to promoting

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




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Posted: 2/20/2021
Application Due: 5/21/2021
Work Type: Full Time