Part-Time Faculty - Academic Program Compliance and Academic Progress
Posted on Nov 18, 2018 by Montgomery College
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 TitlePart-Time Faculty - Academic Program Compliance and Academic Progress (APCAP) Coaches
Job Description SummaryThe Montgomery College Office of Student Financial Aid (OSFA) seeks to provide workable solutions to students' educational financing needs to support and encourage their academic goals. As a part of the OSFA team, Academic Program Compliance and Academic Progress (APCAP) Coaches will support these goals by providing guidance and advising through review of course enrollment with students to ensure maximum availability of federal financial aid. Coaches will also work with students at risk of not meeting federal Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) standards who consequently may lose their federal aid. Montgomery College is seeking to hire three coaches one coach to be stationed at each of our three locations: Germantown, Rockville and Takoma Park/Silver Spring.
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:
- Communicate and meet with students to discuss academic requirements for receiving and maintaining financial aid.
- Develop materials to enhance understanding of financial aid-related academic policies and procedures.
- Advise students on the SAP appeal and academic success plan process.
- Track students' academic progress and facilitate individual meetings if appropriate for the students; provide case management and documentation to ensure SAP success plan requirements are met.
- Respond to oral and written inquiries from students, parents, faculty and staff about financial aid-related academic policies and procedures.
- Work with and refer students as necessary to other college offices and departments.
- Work with financial aid appeal committees, referring students for additional success plan review.
- Provide training and outreach activities regarding financial aid related academic policies and procedures.
- Design and teach sessions focusing on preparing students to maintain financial aid eligibility (e.g., course registration guidance, referrals to counseling and advising, tutoring, or other student success skills development).
- Participate in staff development, workshops, programs, and administrative functions.
- Other duties as assigned which are consistent with the objective of supporting and encouraging students' academic goals.
- Master's degree in related field.
- Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgment, tact, and discretion, and maintain integrity with handling sensitive and confidential information; operate with in accordance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA).
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisor, other department staff, students, faculty and the public.
- Ability to understand and communicate curriculum requirements.
- Sensitivity to the needs of a diverse student population, including minority and international students.
- Ability to identify students' needs for support services to make the appropriate referral.
- Ability to operate a personal computer and Microsoft office products.
- Eligible applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States and not require employer visa sponsorship.
- Experience working with a Student information System (SIS)
- Thorough knowledge of college catalog and curriculum.
- Knowledge of College policies and procedures, academic requirements, campus
resources, student life, and support services.
- 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.
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equal opportunity and fostering diversity among its student body, faculty, and staff.