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Computer Science Instructor-Adjunct

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Preferred Start Date: 8/16/17

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Position Information

Position Title Computer Science Instructor-Adjunct
Posting Number F00098
Full-Time/Part-Time Part Time
Work Schedule

Less than 144 hours per term

Salary Commensurate with Education and Experience. NICC Higher Education Association Contract.
Posted At
Campus/Center Calmar

Position Summary Information

Job Goal

Responsible for the development, coordination, and instruction of assigned courses in the computer technology program as defined by NICC. Conduct and/or coordinate the training for all instructional aspects required for the program. Maintain current course syllabi and provide students current course guides as required. Evaluate and report student performance and progress in all assigned courses in accordance with NICC policies and procedures. Must possess the skills to establish workforce partnerships, analyze program training needs, identify workforce trends, establish and maintain frequent communication with a program advisory board, as well as serve on related community boards and committees. Monitor program assessment in a manner consistent with NICC’s AQIP (Academic Quality Improvement Program) strategies.

Qualifications

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
1. Should possess a minimum of an AAS degree, (B.S./M.S. preferred) and/or at least three years’ experience with a minimum of 6,000 hours of training, and/or recent and relevant experience within the computer science field.
2. This position requires an equal balance to teaching theory and the hands-on knowledge, skills, and abilities to prepare students to successfully perform/demonstrate competencies consistent with the rigors of the programs curriculum. Successful performance of duties requires competency and comprehensive understanding of all phases of Computer Technology such as:
• Cisco I, II, III, IV
• Windows Server & Work Station
• Unix
• Web Design
• Design Logic
• Digital Logic Circuits
• Business Computer Applications
• Production Software
• Intro to Data Processing.
3. Must possess excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills; and the physical ability to perform teaching responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Must meet minimum experience and education requirements specified by Northeast Iowa Community College and meet the credentialing requirements of the Northeast Iowa Community College Quality Faculty Plan.
2. Must possess demonstrated scholarly achievement; organizational and management skills; and interests and abilities commensurate with the needs and goals of the program.
3. Must possess computer literacy skills including a working knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite.
4. Must possess necessary skills to organize develop, relevant curriculum and teach/evaluate student performance.
5. Must regularly engage in professional development activities, staying abreast of technological advances.

Duties and Responsibilities

1. Possess a comprehensive understanding of the various phases of computer science technology.
2. Possess necessary skills to organize and develop relevant curriculum and teach/evaluate student performance. Deliver of duties may include early mornings, evenings, and weekends.
3. Meet all initial credential requirements and maintain credentialing in compliance with NICC Quality Faculty Plan.
4. Regularly engage in professional development activities, staying abreast of technological advances.
5. Prepare and submit accurate grade reports.
6. Represent the college in a professional, positive manner with prospective, former, and current students, staff, faculty, administrators, and community contacts.
7. Possess the ability to demonstrate respect for and sensitivity to a diverse student population.
8. Possess the ability to develop, organize, and present various curriculum concepts to a wide diversity of students.
9. Establish and maintain positive personal/professional working relationships with students, colleagues, staff, administrators, and all community contacts.
10. Possess ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
11. Possess ability to work with personalities of diverse backgrounds in the classroom and in work groups with colleagues.
12. Teach courses in accordance with objectives of the course outline as set forth by the department in which assigned.
13. Responsible for working with other faculty in curriculum development for lecture and lab classes.
14. Attend and participate in all scheduled faculty/department meetings unless excused by the department dean.
15. Assist in student advising and registration.
16. Keep daily attendance records on all students to comply with federal financial aid guidelines.
17. Assist in recruiting students as needed.
18. Submit reports on all students who may be in academic difficulty or in need of counseling.
19. Meet all scheduled class and office commitments promptly.
20. Emphasize to students the importance of prompt and regular class attendance.
21. Keep accurate inventories of all equipment and supplies.
22. Conduct/chair technical program advisory committee meetings, one per term (i.e. Fall/Spring) consistent with applicable policy.
23. Assist with development of retention and recruiting strategies.
24. Serve actively on NICC and external committees to which appointed.
25. As an NICC employee, support the College mission and maintain conduct in a positive/professional manner which comports with NICC policies and procedures.
26. Perform additional professional responsibilities as assigned by immediate supervisor.

Essential Functions

1. Possess a comprehensive understanding of the various phases of computer science technology.
2. Possess necessary skills to organize and develop relevant curriculum and teach/evaluate student performance. Deliver of duties may include early mornings, evenings, and weekends.
3. Meet all initial credential requirements and maintain credentialing in compliance with NICC Quality Faculty Plan.

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 07/14/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Preferred Start Date: 8/16/17

Posting Specific Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation
  2. Unofficial Transcripts
  3. Other Document
  4. Letter of Recommendation 2