Assistant Professor I of Computer & Information Systems (Tenure Track)
Central Oregon Community College - Bend, OR

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To provide instruction in all levels of community college curriculum as a member of a team of full-time and several part-time instructors in the Computer and Information Systems department. Instruction is for students enrolled in developmental courses, professional technical courses, and transfer courses. This position will include teaching a variety of lecture and lab courses in both online and face-to-face formats. Responsible for preparing course materials and learning activities appropriate for meeting course objectives and evaluating student performance. Also responsible for on-going curriculum design and development. Teaching assignments may include teaching courses at any of COCC facilities, including Madras, Prineville, Redmond and Bend campuses and during evening hours. (mileage allowance is included in multicampus assignments)

Essential Functions:
1. Provide instruction in core Computer and Information Systems courses which include IC3 computer literacy concepts, software applications, computer hardware and operating systems. In addition provide instruction in networking concepts/software, Cisco CCNA courses and Linux. Responsible for course preparation, instruction, and providing individual conference time to guide and evaluate student progress. Full-time classroom teaching requires 15 load units per week, involving 15-35 students per class. Teaching assignments may include courses taught during the day, weekend, or evening; credit or non-credit classes taught on any of our campuses (Bend, Redmond, Madras, or Prineville); and classes offered via an online model.
2. Provide Student Advising. This position will involve advising students in Computer and Information Systems and transfer degree programs.
3. Be available to students for additional course assistance. A minimum of five office hours per week are required for student help sessions and program assistance. It is not uncommon to spend additional time providing help to students outside of regularly scheduled office hours.
4. The faculty member is expected to participate in a rigorous professional improvement effort.
5. Provide community service. Community service includes using your professional expertise for the benefit of the local community. This may include a wide variety of activities from mentoring/tutoring individuals or groups, providing lectures, training, consulting and/or other short term professional services to local organizations.
6. Cooperate with colleagues on shared projects, such as curriculum and governance projects.
7. Other College Responsibilities. The responsibilities of full-time tenure track faculty include participating in department planning and change, serving on College committees and/or faculty organizations, and engaging in professional advisory committee meetings. Being active in the profession and within the community are essential parts of the faculty role at COCC . Additionally, responsibilities may include working with the Chair of the department, the Dean, and various administration in program and course development.
8. Perform other essential duties and tasks as assigned by the Department and/or College.
Marginal Job Functions
1. Cooperate with other College personnel to assist students with career planning, job placement, and follow-up studies.
2. Act as a resource person for students and staff.
3. Work with appropriate College personnel to write proposals for program funds.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
1. Thorough knowledge in the field of Computer and Information Systems. Ability to teach lower-division courses in:
a. Microsoft Office applications –Word, Excel. PowerPoint, Outlook
b. IC3 Computer literacy concepts
c. Windows operating systems
d. Computer Hardware
e. Computer Networking
2. Must also be able to teach in two of the following areas:
a. Networking concepts
b. Cisco CCNA
c. CCNA security
d. Server operating systems: Linux and Windows
3. Knowledge of teaching and instruction for various audiences and group dynamics.
4. Familiarity with and ability to operate or oversee the operation of audio-visual equipment, including overhead projectors, film, sound systems, video, television, interactive video and audio equipment including computer controlled mixed media presentations.
5. Ability to communicate effectively with others orally, using the English language with or without accommodation.
6. Ability to communicate effectively in writing, using the English language, with or without the use of auxiliary aids or services.
7. Ability to review, understand and apply concepts presented in training programs, conferences, and/or professional literature.
8. Ability to work with Computer and Information Systems faculty and other COCC staff at all levels.
9. Willingness to travel and/or teach at various hours and locations, as required.
10. Ability to work cooperatively with and contribute to a diverse workplace through ideas or experience.

Physical Demands:
Ability to work in classroom and office environments using computers, white boards, projectors, and other basic office equipment.

Required Qualifications:
1. Master’s degree in computer or information technology related field.
2.2+ years teaching experience: secondary, higher education, or corporate.
3. Have or able to get CCNA and A+ certifications before Fall 2013
4. Must have content knowledge in two of the following areas
a. Networking concepts
b. Network security
c. Server operating systems: Windows and Linux
Above mentioned content knowledge must be evidenced by:
a. 3+ years working experience in one or more of these areas and/or
b. 2+ years previous teaching experience in one or more of these areas and/or
c. Masters or higher in CS or Information Systems field

The College recognizes the value of skills and knowledge gained outside of formal higher education and paid employment. Applicants who do not meet minimum qualifications but present other qualifications or experience equivalent to those required will be considered and are encouraged to apply. To qualify under equivalency, applicants must indicate how they qualify under equivalency by responding to the supplemental question presented during the application process.

Preferred Qualifications:
1. PHD in computer or technology related field.
2. Industry Certifications: Microsoft, CompTIA, Oracle, Cisco
3. 3+ years experience using web and networking technologies.
4. Community college teaching experience
5. Online teaching experience
6. Bi-lingual proficiency in English and Spanish.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Note that you will be required to upload/create the required documents indicated in this posting at the time you apply. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable at application. It is the responsibility of the applicant to upload all required documents, including transcript(s). If you have questions please contact HR at 541-383-7216.

COCC is not able to support work Visas for this position. Candidates must be able to work in the United States at time of employment.

Is a Criminal History Check required?
Yes

Is a Credit History Check Required?
No

Open Until Filled
No

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