Assistant Professor - Computer Information Technology

Southwest Tennessee Community College

Memphis, TN

ID: 7066590
Posted: May 29, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

We have an opening for an Assistant Professor - Computer Information Technology at our Southwest Tennessee-Macon Cove campus!

This is a full-time, 9-month tenure track faculty appointment reporting to the Department Head. The Assistant Professor-Computer Information Technology will be responsible for supporting student success by creating an optimum learning environment, responding to student needs, managing effective instructional activities, developing curriculum courses, modeling employ-ability skills, demonstrating professionalism, developing cooperative work relationships with other faculty and staff, supporting college administrative requirements, and maintaining competency in their instructional field. He/she will be responsible for quality instruction and for effective participation and interest in the total affairs of the college. Under general supervision, this individual will develop, prepare and teach computer technology courses and support of career technical programs focusing on programming, networking, and IT.

This role will be responsible for the following:

Essential Job Functions:

Prepares and delivers lectures on ground and/or online using the school's LMS topics of the Computer Information Technology.
Help advance the role and goals of a comprehensive community college.
Create a learning environment for students inclusive of diverse cultural, social, economic and educational backgrounds.
Collaborate with faculty and staff from other departments and divisions to promote communication, coordinate programs, and support student success.
Prepare clear learning outcomes for each course and inform students of learning outcomes in a course syllabus.
Participate in college service and activities outside direct instruction, such as curriculum development and educational assessment.
Support student recruitment, placement, and retention.
Post and keep office hours to be available to students for assistance outside the classroom.
Teach at least one evening section per year as needed.
Keep professionally current by participating in professional development and other activities; maintain current credentials or licensures as required by program or accreditation.
Complete instructional duties, reports, and paper work assigned by the dean in a timely manner.
Attend division, department, and committee meetings and in-service programs.
Incorporate, as pedagogically appropriate, current technology in classroom, distance learning, laboratory and office environments.
Maintain and emphasize safe working conditions and practices.
Comply with all Board policies and administrative regulations.
The intent of this job description is to provide a representation of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

Candidates who are called for an interview must notify Human Resources in writing at least five (5) days in advance of any reasonable accommodation needed prior to the date of the interview.

First consideration will be given to current Southwest Tennessee Community College employees who meet the minimum qualifications for the position.

Position Requirements:

A master’s degree with a major in information technology, computer science, computerscience education, software engineering and business or engineering programs with appropriate computer science or computer programming course work
Baccalaureate degree in the teaching discipline, or
Associate’s degree in the teaching discipline with demonstrated competencies in the course(s) being taught as documented by one of the following: Documented work experience that is directly related to the course(s) being taught, or Professional, nationally recognized, achievement-based certification or licensure in the course(s) content being taught
One-year work experience in computer software development/programming or graduate educational coursework in computer software development/programming is preferred.
Experience incorporating multi-media instructional techniques into curricula, including instructional technology for web-based teaching and course management.
Experience inspiring and facilitating learning with diverse student populations is preferred.


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