Part-time Faculty WD&CE College and Career Coaches

OC - Westfield Shoppingtown
Jun 28, 2018
Jul 31, 2018
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

Part-time Faculty WD&CE College and Career Coaches

Job Description Summary

This is a grant-funded position. Continuation beyond the contract period is contingent upon need and funding.

The Montgomery College Adult ESOL and Literacy Grant (AELG) Program provides instruction for adult learners in need of English language, literacy, numeracy, and those seeking to prepare for the GED® exam. As a part of the AELG team, College and Career Coaches provide career, college and transition services to adult learners at a variety of off campus community locations, and work approximately two evenings per week (TBD) 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm, Saturdays 8:00 am - 1:30 pm.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated person 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 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 include but are not limited to:

Under the supervision of the Transition Program Coordinator, the College and Career Coach will work closely with the AELG staff and faculty to:

  • Provide college and career information to program students in classes, outside of classes in small groups, and schedule individual appointments as needed.
  • Assist learners in their transition to next levels and/or programs.
  • Refer students to appropriate campus resources for assistance with disability services, academic and other college-related concerns.
  • Work with program staff to offer specialized career/college field trips and presentations.
  • Work with program faculty to implement college and career activities into the ESOL/ABE/ASE curriculum.
  • Disseminate information on programs and services to students, faculty and staff as needed, and through various modalities.
  • Submit regular records on numbers of workshops and appointments, participation rates, and evaluations.
  • Maintain communication with students using apps and Montgomery College email.
  • Maintain logs of student issues encountered, resolutions, and referrals.
  • Maintain regular communications with program staff.
  • If assigned to a class, maintain accurate records of students' grades and attendance and submit them within the required time.
  • Attend ongoing trainings and meetings.
  • Adhere to national counseling ethics policies, college policies and procedures, and recommended procedures.

Required Qualifications:

  • Earned bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in education, psychology, or related field.
  • At least 2 years of experience providing college and career services to adult learners.
  • Able to take initiative and work independently, under minimal supervision.
  • Experience working with adult learners, including immigrants, individuals with disabilities and those with diverse educational, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Experience identifying barriers to employment and education and providing appropriate resources and referrals when needed.
  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Strong proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet, presentation software and social media.
  • Eligible applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States and not require employer visa sponsorship.


  • Master's degree in Higher Education Administration, Career Counseling, or related field.
  • Recent Career or Leadership Coaching Certificate.

    Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF), Certified Professional Resume Writer (CPRW), and/or Certified Career Services Provider (CCSP) is highly preferred.

  • Work experience within adult education preferably in a college/vocational environment.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in presentation skills, delivering workshops, leading small groups or facilitating instruction in a classroom setting.

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 DateMonday, July 30, 2018

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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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