Part-time Faculty, ATPA Coaches

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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 accepts applications for Adjunct/Part-time Faculty on a continuous basis. Applications may be reviewed periodically based on the student enrollment needs. ***

• The hiring decision for part-time faculty involves an academic judgment and shall be determined at Management's sole discretion.

• During the Fall and Spring Semesters, part-time faculty at Montgomery College may teach no more than 11.5 ESH (equivalent semester hours) per semester and no more than 23 ESH for both semesters combined.

• 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:

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:

• Must be eligible to work in the United States without a sponsor.
• 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

Preferred Qualifications:

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

Application Process:
  • Apply online at http://www.montgomerycollege.edu/employment .
  • 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 DateWednesday, October 31, 2018
Montgomery College is a tobacco-free and smoke-free workplace

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

or send an email to:  hrstm@montgomerycollege.edu

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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