Counseling FT Faculty

MD - Montgomery County
Jun 07, 2018
Jun 25, 2018
Education, Healthcare
Full Time

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

Counseling FT Faculty

Job Description Summary

The Counseling and Advising Department at the Germantown Campus is currently seeking a full-time counseling faculty member for the Fall Semester beginning August 2018.

The Germantown Campus enrolls approximately 6,500 students per semester; this opportunity will empower students to change their lives and enrich our community.

Montgomery College is a public, fully accredited, open admission institution. Led by President DeRionne P. Pollard, Ph.D., Montgomery College 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.

This position is part of a collective bargaining unit and requires payment of dues or a service fee.Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities:

The duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Specialize in working with international and transfer students.
  • Provide advising and counseling through appointments, groups, and on a standby basis. 
  • Teach Student Success (STSU) courses.
  • Develop, implement and assess education plans to support completion and transfer.
  • Provide support for first-time and first-generation students and students experiencing academic difficulty. 
  • Ability to work with students in crisis and to provide brief personal counseling.
  • Collaborate with college faculty, administrators, and staff to provide engaging and relevant student success programming.
  • Use technology for advising, educational planning, and teaching/learning.
  • Serve as student advocate as appropriate.
  • Provide service to the college and community through active membership and leadership in division, campus, and College councils, committees or work groups.
  • Engage in professional development activities offered by the College and provided through membership within professional organizations.  
  • Ability and willingness to work evenings and some weekends.

Required Qualifications:

  • Earned Master's degree in counseling or a related field with at least one (3 credit) course in each of the eight content areas required to be a National Certified Counselor (NCC): Human Growth and Development; Social and Cultural Foundations; Helping Relationships; Group Work; Career and Lifestyle Development; Appraisal; Research and Program Evaluations; Professional Orientation to Counseling:
  • A minimum of two years of successful counseling, advising, and teaching experience at the college level.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Understanding of and appreciation for student diversity and the community college philosophy and mission.
  • Computer literacy including Microsoft Office Suite, student information systems, and learning resources. 
  • Eligible applicants must be authorized to work in the United States and not require employer visa sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience counseling and advising incoming and outgoing transfer students, particularly in the state of Maryland.
  • Demonstrated experience programming, advising and counseling international or English as a second language students.
  • Experience supporting culturally diverse students.
  • Ability to demonstrate an understanding of issues related to transitioning to college life.
  • Experience teaching student success courses.
  • Successful counseling, advising, and teaching experience in a comprehensive community college setting.
  • Experience providing referrals and brief personal counseling for students in crisis.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a team member.
  • Bilingual

Application Process:

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

  • Successful completion of a background check.
  • Participation in a retirement plan.

Our benefits package includes: paid vacation, sick leave, 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. 

Closing DateFriday, June 22, 2018

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

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

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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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