Location: Fall River, MA Category: Adjunct Faculty Posted On: Tue Jun 8 2021 Job Description:
POSITION TITLE: Adjunct Faculty - Computer Information Systems
DEPARTMENT: STEM/Computer Information Systems
REPORTS TO: Dean of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM)
STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Adjunct Faculty - Computer Information Systems will be responsible for, but not limited to, teaching and developing curriculum/course material for cybersecurity, digital forensics, computer networking, and programming courses and offering student support through interaction. A list of potential courses can be found online in the Course Catalog. Adjunct Faculty will engage in a critical role in the teaching and learning process, contributing to student learning outcomes and success.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Teach, and as appropriate, design Computer Information Systems course material to meet learning outcomes, and promote students' active participation in their own learning.
- Assess student learning and assign grades.
- Create an effective learning environment that fosters students' intellectual curiosity and helps students to problem solve using discipline-specific thinking strategies and High Impact Practices.
- Employ a variety of formative and summative assessments to ensure that classroom instruction leads to student learning and the attainment of the student learning outcomes for the course.
- Help students reach their academic, personal and professional goals and foster a safe environment that respects the diversity of people and ideas by modeling respect for all students and conveying confidence in every student's ability to learn.
- Contribute to and provide leadership in the student's academic communities, promoting collaboration and teamwork.
- Participate in professional development opportunities to address the college's goals related to technology, academic innovation and equity.
- Complete required trainings such as, but not limited to, Harassment & Discrimination Prevention and Information Security.
- Adhere to workload as specified in the Collective Bargaining Agreement, to include duties such as, but not limited to, completing book orders, creating syllabi, verifying student enrollment, and submitting final grades by the contractual deadline.
- Be available to students either virtually or in-person for assistance meeting course requirements and supporting student academic success.
- Foster student success across the college's diverse student body.
- Perform other related duties as assigned, consistent with the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
NOTE: Unless otherwise noted, all required qualifications must be met by date of hire.
- Minimum of a Master's degree in computer information systems, computer science, engineering, or a related field.
- Demonstrated experience with college level teaching or as a facilitator in a corporate or non-profit environment.
- Minimum of three years of professional experience as a practitioner within the course subject matter.
- Prior experience teaching online using a learning management system such as Blackboard, Moodle, or similar.
- Proven technological proficiency, which may include Microsoft Office 365 applications.
- The ability to work effectively with a diverse student body, faculty, and staff.
- Doctorate in computer information systems, computer science, engineering, or related field preferred.
- Evidence of scholarship.
- Experience using High Impact Practices.
- Experience teaching at a community college.
- Demonstrated proficiency with Blackboard.
- Graduate of Bristol's Adjunct Certificate Program.
- 18 graduate credits in the area of computer information systems, computer science, engineering, or related field.
- Ability to speak a language in addition to English.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: The employee must meet the physical demands and work environment of the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable those with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
POSITION STATUS: MCCC/DCE unit position, non-benefitted.
Adjunct Faculty are part-time instructors hired on an as needed basis. Courses may be offered in online, hybrid, or face-to-face modalities in Attleboro, Fall River, New Bedford, and/or Taunton. Courses may be held during the day, in the evening, and on weekends (Friday nights, Saturdays, and Sundays).
STARTING DATE: Academic Year 2021-2022
SALARY: Minimum salary is $1,132 per credit hour. Actual salary is commensurate with the DCE Collective Bargaining Agreement. Please refer to the Collective Bargaining Agreement for pay rate for laboratory courses.