Computer Information Technology - Project Management Adjunct
Northwestern Michigan College - Traverse City, MI

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Position Title: Computer Information Technology - Project Management Adjunct

Department : Business Academic Area

Position Type : Adjunct Faculty

Reports To : Business Discipline Academic Chair/Department Head

Anticipated Starting Date : January 3, 2013

Expected Starting Salary Range : Click on the following link to view the adjunct faculty salary scale.


All adjunct faculty are required to be part of the Michigan Public Schools Employee Retirement System (MPSERS). Adjunct faculty are eligible to receive tuition benefit during the following academic year based on the contacts taught in the previous academic year.


This adjunct faculty member is responsible for teaching the CIT233 Project Management course for the Computer Information Technology (CIT) Department in the Business Academic Area, preparing and delivering instruction to students in cooperation with other faculty, teaching CIT courses. This course is intended for CIT students and business professionals who need to manage project activities or resources on time, on budget, and according to performance standards. Learning objectives are met using team-based service learning projects. Student teams select projects and complete project planning using traditional “Big Design Up Front” or waterfall methods. An agile model is introduced as the student projects transition into the execution phase. This adjunct faculty member will employ a range of suitable strategies to foster student learning, stimulate class discussions and encourage active learning in all students, maintain proper class-related records, and promptly assess student coursework and apprise students of progress. The adjunct faculty member is a member of the professional teaching staff that is responsible for effectively implementing the mission of NMC and the Business Academic Area. The ideal candidate will have experience managing projects from initiation through closure using both traditional waterfall and agile methodologies.


Bachelor's degree in field closely related to coursework

Business experience related to coursework taught

Strongly Preferred:
Three or four more years of professional experience in an area related to the coursework taught

Master’s degree in Information Technology or field closely related to coursework taught

College-level on-line and/or face-to-face teaching experience



This is a part-time position. The CIT233 Project Management class meets Wednesdays from 5:30-8:30 and is a traditional classroom 15 week course.

Please scan and attach transcripts, if possible. Original transcripts will be required of all finalists. Please mail to:
Northwestern Michigan College Attention: Human Resources 1701 E Front Street Traverse City, MI 49686.

For assistance with the application process, call 231.995.1377 or email .

Open until filled; applications received by 12/19/2012 will receive first consideration. Later applications may be considered until position is filled. For questions or assistance, email or call 231-995-1377.

Northwestern Michigan College is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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