Computer Technology and Information Systems - Computer Science and Inf

Company: Wayne State College
Location: Sioux City, Iowa, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 02.MAR.2019
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Computer Technology and Information Systems - Computer Science and Information Systems Faculty Nature of Work: The primary teaching emphasi...


Computer Technology and Information Systems - Computer Science and Information Systems Faculty

Nature of Work:
The primary teaching emphasis areas will be CSC and CIS to include a subset of the areas of Computer Science, Networking/Cybersecurity, Software Engineering, or Database/Data/Analytics/Big Data. A secondary instructional area is possible and could include a subset of the areas of Robotics, Cloud Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Computer Engineering, Blockchain, or Mobile Application Development. The position also involves scholarly activity, student advising, and service to the institution, academic school, department, and region.
Responsible for providing instruction in accordance with the philosophy and objectives of the College.
1. Contribute to students' academic growth and development, which includes all of the following.
A. Teaching, which includes but is not limited to the following:
i. Have knowledge of and enthusiasm for the subject
ii. Maintain competence in the assigned field of specialization and exhibit professional competence in the classroom, studio, or laboratory
iii. Maintain a classroom environment conducive to learning
iv. Maintain respect for the student and the student's posture as a learner
v. Organize course and subject matter to acquaint all students with the course requirements, including specific objectives and methods of evaluation
vi. Organize course presentations through short-term and long-range outcomes
vii. Present abstract ideas and theories clearly
viii. Conduct classroom presentations and activities utilizing methods appropriate to reach students of varying educational and experiential backgrounds and learning styles
ix. Actively engage students in lectures, discussions, or laboratories
x. Coordinate handouts, video and/or online materials, and/or articles to update course content
xi. Incorporate new methodologies in teaching and technology into classes
xii. Encourage student to think for themselves
xiii. Be flexible and willing to experiment
xiv. Be reliable in meeting scheduled responsibilities
xv. Be accessible to students; post and maintain office hours
xvi. Provide regular and timely assessment of student progress
xvii. Be fair in examinations and grading
xviii. Participate in program assessment and catalog revisions
xix. Periodically evaluate and develop new courses, where necessary, revise and update existing courses to maintain relevant and current content.

B. Advising students, which includes but is not limited to the following:
i. Help students plan programs of study
ii. Provide students with advice on academic issues and career counseling
iii. Assist in the development, implementation, and assessment of the departmental enrollment management plan, including serving directly in student recruitment, retention, and success strategies
iv. Schedule and maintain regular office hours for student advising
v. Establish and maintain regular contact with advisees
vi. Provide leadership and supervision for student activities

2. Professional achievement and continual preparation and study through scholarly and creative activity will vary according to the field, examples of which may include the following:
A. Participate in academic organizations related to teaching assignment
B. Give scholarly presentations, workshops, or performances
C. Produce scholarly materials such as original or applied research, manuscripts, articles, book reviews, musical arrangements, or works of art
D. Engage in appropriate professional development to enhance performance as faculty member
E. Seek external funding through grant and contract work related to discipline, as appropriate and assigned
F. Provide evidence of achievement within and significance of contributions to field
G. Provide evidence of quality and originality of thought or work and breadth and depth of perspective
H. Be willing and able to continue individual development and professional productivity as a member of the faculty.

3. Professional services rendered outside the academic discipline in ways other than teaching that contribute to the work of the College vary from individual to individual. Service to the college and community, and profession related to the professional assignment includes the following:
A. Participate in campus and community presentations
B. Serve on discipline, department, school, and campus-wide committees and initiatives
C. Take an active role in discipline, departmental, and school accreditation and reaccreditation activities, as appropriate and as assigned
D. Periodically evaluate and develop new courses, where necessary, consistent with the role and mission of the institution, school, and department
E. Sponsor student organizations, as appropriate and assigned, and participate in student-based activities
F. Provide leadership in professional organizations and/or good citizenship in the community at large
G. Foster and sustain collegial relations with campus, community, and profession

Required Qualifications: Master's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Management Information Systems, Software Engineering, or related field.
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Evidence of teaching experience and/or relevant computing and information technology employment experience.
  • Evidence of sufficient course work in appropriate areas or academic fields to satisfy Higher Learning Commission requirements for teaching at the level required by this position.
  • Recognized academic or industry certifications in the academic area in which the applicant plans to teach.
Salary: Competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Attractive and comprehensive fringe benefit package. Annual salary is $48,882.00-$72,000.00

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