Computer Information Systems (CIS 103) Faculty, Part-Time

Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not specified
Feb 19, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time
Community College of Philadelphia

General Description

Community College of Philadelphia is an open-admission, associate-degree-granting institution which provides access to higher education for all who may benefit. Its programs of study in the liberal arts and sciences, career technologies, and basic academic skills provide a coherent foundation for college transfer, employment and lifelong learning. The College serves Philadelphia by preparing its students to be informed and concerned citizens, active participants in the cultural life of the city, and enabled to meet the changing needs of business, industry and the professions. To help address broad economic, cultural and political concerns in the city and beyond, the College draws together students from a wide range of ages and backgrounds and seeks to provide the programs and support they need to achieve their goals.

The Computer Technologies Department includes a variety of degrees and certificates in the areas of Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Network Technology Management and Administration, and Web Technologies. The department strives to meet the needs of all students interested in obtaining an education in these areas and is focused on preparing tech workers and leaders for the thriving Philadelphia tech workforce. Our graduates move directly into new jobs, transfer to four-year institutions, or progress in their current career paths.

The Department of Computer Technologies invites applications for a part-time, adjunct position to teach our CIS 103 Applied Computer Technology course to begin Fall 2019.

Specific Responsibilities

• Teach the CIS 103 Applied Computer Technology course to a diverse population of students. Course topics include word processing, electronic spreadsheet and presentation software (using Microsoft applications); operating systems; data communications and networking; and ethical issues related to technology. The course is a Windows-based course.

• Manage hardware and software used in the classrooms.

• Deliver instruction in face-to-face classroom formats supported by a learning management system to manage instructional content.

• Integrate learning outcomes assessment in instructional planning.

• Commitment to participating in the intellectual life of the department. Participation in the Department's CIS 103 teaching circle. Ongoing commitment to professional development.

• Demonstrate a sense of connection and responsibility for helping the College to achieve success through a commitment to its mission, vision, and values.

• Prepare and deliver instruction to students in assigned modalities (including classroom, hybrid, online, etc.). Prepare and submit required documentation including course syllabi, student attendance, final course grades, and other information as requested or required by the college. Maintain and disseminate current information pertaining to services available to students throughout the college.

• Work collaboratively with faculty and staff to further the goals and objectives of the College and the program.

• Establish an inclusive environment in the classroom. Demonstrate an understanding of, and sensitivity to, the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of the College's faculty, staff and students.

• Participation in continual assessment and course updates to ensure excellence in meeting program and student learning outcomes.

• Strive for excellence in teaching, applying best practices in field of discipline, and modeling behaviors that encourage student success and retention. Provide feedback to students in matters related to academic success in a timely manner.

• Remain current in the use of technology, developments within the field of discipline, and developments related to teaching and student success.Minimum Qualifications

• Master's Degree in Information Technology, Information Systems, Computer Science or Networking OR Master's degree with a minimum of 18 credits in Information Technology, Information Systems, Computer Science, or with a Career and Technical Education (CTE) certificate.

• Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.

• Demonstrated experience teaching computer literacy and computer applications using MS Office.

• Must be available to teach weekdays between the hours of 8:00am and 5:00pm.

Preferred Qualifications

• Teaching experience at a community college is highly desirable.

• Microsoft certification.

• Relevant business or educational experience.

Work Location
Main Campus


Part-time faculty are eligible to receive medical, prescription and dental insurance.

MEDICAL: Employees in Pools I and II, the College will pay 50% of the monthly premium cost of the more expensive single (employee only) coverage. For Pools III and above the College will pay 75% of the monthly premium of the more expensive single (employee only) coverage.

DENTAL & PRESCRIPTION: Employee pays 100% of monthly premium costs. Newly hired employees may sign up for coverage within 30 days of start date. Existing faculty can enroll and/or make changes during Open Enrollment or with a Life Changing Event (such as birth, adoption, loss of coverage etc.)

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Special Instructions to Applicants

• Interested persons should complete an online application.

• Cover letter of interest and CV/resume REQUIRED.

• Name and contact information for three (3) professional references REQUIRED.

• Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

• Employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of background checks in accordance with the Pennsylvania Child Protective Services Law.

Community College of Philadelphia is an affirmative action, equal opportunity and equal access employer. The College encourages applications from individuals from traditionally under-represented groups. AA/EOE.

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