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Program Manager I

Montgomery College
Maryland - Montgomery County

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Job Description

Montgomery College, Rockville Campus, has an immediate need for a Full-time Program Manager I for the English as a Second Language Noncredit Program. The work schedule is Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. This is a Bargaining, Exempt Grade 27 position. Montgomery College promotes and creates a working and learning environment rooted in the basic tenets of fairness, diversity, and inclusiveness. This position is currently eligible for telework {2} day(s) a week. This eligibility is subject to change based on the needs of the unit.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Identify community needs and develop/maintain partnerships for selected service and resources.
  • Schedule, assign, inspect and review work of assigned staff to ensure work is performed according to established standards.
  • Conduct instructor recruitment/interviewing and make recommendations to hire.
  • Monitor and evaluate teacher effectiveness and student success.
  • Evaluate courses, curriculum and programs.
  • Develop quality assurance methodology to evaluate/measure quality and financial viability of programs.
  • Respond to problems and inquiries on educational issues.
  • Perform initial problem determination/identification and resolve and/or develop alternative resolutions.
  • Meet with representatives of County businesses and organizations to assess needs, plan training, negotiate contracts, and develop/maintain association and/or relationship.
  • Solicit and evaluate course proposals, reviews syllabi/materials.
  • Oversee logistics for effective course delivery.
  • Evaluate teacher effectiveness and student success and satisfaction, review evaluations and student feedback and retention.
  • Advise students on appropriate course selection.
  • Submit program progress reports to appropriate individuals.
  • Coordinate the ESL Noncredit program’s participation in collegewide MC ESL Guided Placement process. Evaluate students’ language proficiency and advise students
  • Develop and select instructional materials.
  • Communicate information about the program orally and in writing to diverse audiences within the College and the community (various stakeholders). Develop and maintain relations with other units in the College to increase understanding of the ESL Noncredit program.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in education, educational technology, computer science, or related field, or the equivalent combination of education, training, certification and/or experience that provides the required knowledge and expertise to perform the essential functions of the job may be considered.
  • Three years of related experience including two years of program leadership/management experience. Training in communications, marketing, program supervision, leadership, writing, public speaking, project management, and instructional design and/or teaching strategies.
  • Knowledge of workforce development programs, management, best practices and emerging trends.
  • Excellent leadership, presentation, organization and customer service skills, as well as the ability to lead, instruct, train, guide and motivate others.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to balance the demands of educational programming with financial needs and goals.
  • Eligible applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States and not require employer visa sponsorship

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in TESOL, Applied Linguistics, Second Language Acquisition, Foreign Language or closely related field.
  • Four years of experience teaching ESL in higher ED contexts.
  • Experience learning a second language.
  • Experience living abroad.
  • Experience with placement or language proficiency testing.
  • Experience (formal or informal) with student advising.
  • Experience training, supervising or mentoring faculty.

Hiring Range $63,375 to $82,376/annually. Initial salary placement is based on candidate experience and internal equity.Please include a complete resume including all relevant and related work experience.

Application Process:

  • Click Here to apply online
  • Initial salary placement is based on internal equity and relevant candidate experience. Please include a complete resume/application including all relevant or related experience.
  • Online applications must be received by June 15, 2024
  • For consideration, you must: (optional)

    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).

  • For international degrees, you must provide US degree equivalency verified by a nationally recognized credential evaluation service.

  • Participation in a Maryland State Retirement System plan (Pension or Optional Retirement Plan, depending on the position). If you are already retired from the Maryland State Retirement System, you may not enroll in a Maryland State Retirement System plan at Montgomery Collage and may have earnings restrictions, per state law.

Our benefits package includes: generous paid vacation, sick, paid holidays, medical, dental, vision, group legal benefits, professional development, retirement plan, educational assistance, tuition waiver for employee and dependents, wellness programming including onsite gyms, pools and classes.

If a reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, please contact Human Resources and Strategic Talent Management at 240-567-5353 or We require at least two weeks advance notice to enable us to provide the requested accommodation.

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

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

Closing DateSaturday, June 15, 2024


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.

Join us in our mission of empowering students and enriching the community. Positions are available at our campuses in Germantown, Rockville, and Takoma Park/Silver Spring, as well as our Workforce Development & Continuing Education centers and other off-campus sites throughout Montgomery County. 

We encourage talented professionals who want to enrich the lives of today’s—and tomorrow’s—students to browse our open positions and apply today.

Montgomery College offers a comprehensive benefits package to its employees. If you have any specific questions about benefits at Montgomery College, please e-mail

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