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Computer Information Technology Instructor (Reg FT 12 month, with benefits)

Community College of Allegheny County
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Computer science / IT
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Masters degree
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Computer Information Technology Instructor (Reg FT 12 month, with benefits)


Department: Computer & Info Technology


Campus: Allegheny Campus


Additional Information: REPOSTING This position will remain open until filled. However, in order to ensure consideration for an interview, please submit your completed application, cover letter and resume by no later than February 18, 2019. The College cannot guarantee that application materials received after this date will be considered or reviewed. This is a regular full-time tenure-track instructor-level 12 month positions with benefits.


Salary Grade: Per Contract


Job Category: Faculty/Counselor/Librarian/Ed Tech/Academic Advisor


Employment Type: Regular Full-Time


Job Slot: 2448


Job Open Date: 11/23/2018


Job Close Date:


General Summary: The primary responsibilities of the faculty are to teach and to develop the curriculum. To meet these responsibilities, faculty must remain knowledgeable about advances in their disciplines, in learning theory, and in pedagogy. Faculty portfolios will include contributions and program development and show evidence of ongoing professional development.


Requirements: Master's degree in computer science, information science or computer information systems (or a master's degree in a related discipline and comparable combination of course work and relevant professional experience). Ability to communicate concepts at an introductory/intermediate level such as productivity applications, programming, operating systems, data analytics, networking, cybersecurity, forensics and/or Web development.


Teaching cybersecurity courses (e.g. CIT-280, CIT-281, CIT-282, and CIT-285) requires cybersecurity experience. Teaching data analytics courses (e.g. DAT-102, DAT-201, DAT-202 and DAT-203, and DAT-281) will require data analytics experience. For courses taught in data analytics, cybersecurity, and/or forensics, preference will be given to applicants with strong competencies in those areas.


Applicants are expected to utilize best practices and innovation, maintain high standards of competence in the discipline and teaching methodologies, the ability to retain students and work with a diverse student population and have strong communication skills. Degrees must be from an accredited institution.




1. The primary responsibilities of faculty are to teach and to develop the curriculum. Prepare and provide students with course outlines that support learning objectives set forth in the course syllabus. Develop and measure learning outcomes. Assess student performance and maintain grade records.


2. Create an effective learning environment through the use of a variety of instructional methods.


3. Collaborate in the development and continued assessment of learning outcomes for use in program reviews and curriculum revision.


4. Work with other program and/or discipline faculty to complete scheduled program reviews and to use the findings to revise the curriculum.


5. Participate in appropriate professional development activities to assure currency in both discipline, knowledge and instructional methods.


6. Participate in department/discipline, division, campus, and college meetings and committees.


7. Participate in college projects, surveys, studies, and reports that relate to the discipline or program.


8. Collaborate in the development of program and/or discipline promotional materials.


9. Maintain five office hours each week.


10. Support the college's goals.


11. Perform other related duties as required or assigned.


Clearances: Current criminal record/child abuse clearances will be required if offered the position and in order to be employed at the College. The three clearances are Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance, Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Records Check, and Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) Criminal Background Check. The College has provided instructions on how to obtain these clearances and are available here or by going to, selecting "HR Forms and Documents" from the left menu and locating the link named "CCAC Instructions on Clearances.


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Founded in 1966 on the principle that quality education should be both affordable and accessible to all members of our community, CCAC offers more than 150 academic programs across six diverse program categories including business; science, technology, engineering and math; health; culinary arts, arts and humanities; and education and the social and behavioral sciences. Our students are taught by more than 275 full-time faculty and instructors in classes averaging just under 20 students each. And our students are further enriched by the more than 100 student clubs and organizations CCAC offers, as well as through their participation in the number of NJCAA men's and women's sport teams at each of its four campuses.