Information Systems and Technology - Faculty - Full-time

Pittsburgh Technical College

pittsburgh, PA

ID: 7057329
Posted: May 16, 2019

Job Description

Purpose of Job To teach coursework in Information Technology as primary job function.
Ability to teach Information Systems Development, Information Systems Security or Information Technology coursework a plus.
Assist in bachelor's and associate degree curriculums and provide training and student support resulting in graduates who meet entry and mid-level employment criteria for positions in the Information Systems and Technology fields.
Education Requirements Minimum Master's of Science Degree in field: Information Systems, Information Technology, Computer Information Systems, Information Systems and Communications, Computer Science and Information Science.
Course related certifications is a plus:
Linux+ / Red Hat Software
Certified Ethical Hacker
Project+ or PMP
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Java Developer
Unity Technology
Related expertise in industry leading tools also a plus.

State Teaching Certification not required.
Experience Requirements Minimum of four year's full-time work experience in computer field.
Teaching experience a plus.

Must have education and work experience to demonstrate competency to teach coursework in 2 of the three areas of: Information Technology, Information Systems Development and/or Security Forensics.

Course examples:
Network Operating Systems I, II, III
Windows Server and Linux
Networking I, II
Information Systems Security I, II
Computer Hardware
Computer Forensics
Cyber Security
IT Service Delivery / ITIL
IT Project Management
Database Management / Database Development
Computer Programming
Java, C#, C++, HTML/CSS, Unity
Responsibilities 50% Teaching Effectiveness

Teach up to 5 class-sections with 1 - 3 preparations per week.
Perform effectively in the learning environment by being prepared, maintaining discipline, and engaging students in the learning process.
Address student academic issues such as student attendance, student persistence, and/or tutoring needs.
Work in conjunction with student advisors, team leaders, and academic chairs to resolve students' nonacademic issues.
Grade student assessments within a week, as well as record attendance, grades, and information regarding student progress in the Student Information System (SIS).
Use Blackboard to provide course/supplemental materials and communicate with students using course announcements, discussion boards, and/or collaborate sessions.
Serve as a role model for the students by demonstrating an excellent work ethic; portraying professionalism, including dress; and providing motivation for industry success.
Stay current on industry, market, research and competitive trends.
Participate in some form of approved professional development each year as discussed and agreed upon with your Academic Chair at a minimum of 8 hours per year.

40% Curriculum & Assessment
Deliver program curriculum by creating and following weekly lesson plans.
Refresh courses by using new teaching strategies and/or revamping course materials.
Work in conjunction with the Curriculum and Assessment Coordinator and Academic Chair on course revision, curriculum mapping, and outcomes assessment.
Maintain current curriculum on departmental network drives in an organized manner.
Document efforts to improve student learning based on assessment results and other institutional assessment reports.

5% Extracurricular Activities
Attend all graduation activities. Graduation dates are posted on the master calendar.
Support student and employee events as appropriate, which may be held on Saturdays or evenings.

5% Team/Institution/Outreach to Community
Participate in all faculty meetings, team meetings, and other departmental/institutional functions.
Serve as a liaison to all other offices; i.e., Admissions, Career Services, Financial Aid, Student Services. These offices will periodically communicate with students through instructors or through the Student Advisors.
Work effectively as a team member to support the Pittsburgh Technical College mission.
Participate as requested in the orientation/open house sessions, held on Saturdays and evenings.
Participate as requested in community events and networking opportunities.


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