Lecturer of Computer Information Systems

Employer
Colorado State University Pueblo
Location
Colorado, United States
Salary
$55,000.00 - $65,000.00
Posted
May 04, 2021
Employment Level
Adjunct
Employment Type
Full Time
The Computer Information Systems faculty is part of CSU-Pueblo, Malik and Seeme Hasan School of Business. The school offers a BS in Computer Information Systems, a BSBA in Management with an IT emphasis and a joint BS-CIS/MBA 3 plus 2 program. The CIS program is supported by five full-time faculty members. Program details are available at:
 
https://www.csupueblo.edu/computer-information-systems/index.html 
 
The mission of the Hasan School of Business at Colorado State University-Pueblo is "We transform students, innovate in teaching, conduct ourselves with professionalism, and engage with and positively impact our stakeholders."
The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business accredits the Hasan School of Business. The School enrolls over 600 students in its undergraduate programs (with the largest major in business management) and about 100 students in its MBA program. The MBA program is designed to meet the educational needs of working professionals in southeastern Colorado. The School is housed in a modern building and includes 22 full-time tenure/tenure-track faculty members.

 

 Description of Job: This is a one-year, renewable, nine month position (with summer teaching often available) at the Sturm Collaboration Campus in Castlerock, CO. The CIS Lecturer will have defined responsibilities in teaching, program coordination, advising and service.  Courses to be taught may include one or more of the following:  Cyber Security and Networking, Computer languages (C#, Python, Swift), Web development (xhtml, xml, Javascript, ASP.NET, PHP), Server administration (Windows server and Linux), and Data Analytics (Database, SQL).

**All responsibilities of faculty members at CSU Pueblo are in accordance with the Faculty Handbook.  The Faculty Handbook is the authoritative guide on specific requirements with regard to teaching assignments, scholarly activity, research, and service.

Primary Duties
  • Teaches undergraduate and graduate (CIS) courses in accordance with program needs.  
  • Prepares and presents course materials; administers appropriate tests; evaluates student outcomes; selects texts; prepares, administers and grades assignments; and assigns final grades. 
  • Participates in proposing curriculum changes and program modifications.  Course load is anticipated to be three courses per semester, Fall and Spring.
  • Participates in program coordination, student advising and service activities at the Sturm Collaboration Campus.  
  • Works with faculty and staff members from Arapahoe Community College and the CSU System Engagement office in Castlerock to promote HSB programs and recruit new students from area High Schools and the regional community.  
  • Serves as an on-site program liaison for HSB programs at Sturm to answer questions and address ongoing concerns.


 

 Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights: Minimum Qualifications
  • Master in Computer Information Systems, Management Information Systems, Computer Science/Computer Engineering, or a related discipline.
  • Ability to teach a variety of courses:  Cyber Security and Networking, Computer languages (C#, Python, Swift), Web development (xhtml, xml, Javascript, ASP.NET, PHP), Server administration (Windows server and Linux), and Data Analytics (Database, SQL). 
Preferred Qualifications
  • Doctorate or ABD in Computer Information Systems, Management Information Systems, Computer Science/Computer Engineering, or a related discipline.
  • Industry Certifications in CIS content areas such as Network Security, MCSA, etc. 
  • Two years significant IT work experience.
  • Experience with and commitment to working with diverse student populations and commitment to equity in education at all levels.

 

 Supplemental Information: All interested candidates must apply through the on-line application system. No other format of application materials will be accepted.

Applicants must attach the following documents, in order to be considered for this position: 
  1. a letter of intent (cover letter);
  2. a current resume or CV;
  3. unofficial or official transcripts showing degree conferred; and
  4. three professional references with contact information to the on-line application.
Applications submitted without the required attachments above or an application not completed in its entirety will be considered incomplete and will not move forward in the selection process. Once submitted, applicants will not be able to make changes or add information to their application packet, with the exception of their personal contact and demographic information.

Early submission of application materials is encouraged. Screening of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled, though all applications received by 4 p.m. (MST) on Sunday, May 16, 2021 will be given full consideration.

About Colorado State University Pueblo
Colorado State University Pueblo is a comprehensive state university with an enrollment of 4,000 students.  CSU Pueblo provides relevant professional coursework and superior instruction with a small student-to-faculty ratio for an ever-changing global economy.  Students can choose from 35 undergraduate programs with 81 fields of study in the College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics; the Hasan School of Business; the College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences; and the College of Health, Education, and Nursing; and 13 graduate programs.
 
 CSU Pueblo is dedicated to interdisciplinary learning and entrepreneurship that elevates our people and our community, creates educational opportunities, fosters unique collaborations, and supports inclusion, access, and affordability as a gateway to the world. CSU Pueblo is equally committed to serving the diverse population of the region; this emphasis is reflected in the demographic characteristics of the student body. Because more than 25 percent of our students are Hispanic, the Federal Government has designated CSU Pueblo a Hispanic Serving Institution.  Besides reflecting our commitment to serve this critically important and rapidly growing segment of the student population, that designation also allows the University to compete for certain federal grant funds to support its ability to better serve all students.  
 
 Among its unique features, CSU Pueblo is one of seven schools in the nation to offer a degree in mechatronics, which combines electrical and mechanical engineering. The Hasan School of Business ranks among the top 15 percent of all business schools internationally with graduate and undergraduate programs in business administration accredited by the AACSB International Board of Directors. The College of STEM houses an undergraduate engineering program that was ranked in the nation's top 100 by U.S. News and World Report.  CSU Pueblo has an ever-changing campus landscape that features a newly renovated Library, a new general academic classroom building, and a newly renovated and expanded student center.
 
 At CSU Pueblo, Student Life offerings have increased significantly with the transition of the campus from a commuter environment to a more traditional collegiate experience.  Competing at the NCAA Division II level, CSU Pueblo is a member of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference and offers 22 varsity intercollegiate sports and also has active intramural and club sports teams that allow students to get involved in campus life.

Colorado State University Pueblo offers a comprehensive benefits package including:
  • Medical Insurance and Prescription Drugs 
  • Dental Insurance 
  • Vision Insurance 
  • Flexible Benefit Plan 
  • Basic Term Life Insurance 
  • Voluntary Term Life and AD&D Insurance 
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance 
  • Employee Assistance Plan (EAP) 
  • Travel Accident Insurance 
  • Voluntary Critical Illness and Accident Insurance 
  • Wellness Incentive Program
  • Annual & Sick Leave 
  • Retirement Plans
  •  About Pueblo, Colorado 
     
     The city of Pueblo is a historically and culturally rich, diverse city of more than 100,000, located in the southern part of the state along the Arkansas River near the Wet Mountains and the majestic Sangre de Cristo range. Pueblo enjoys ideal year-round climate with four distinct mild seasons, crisp mountain air and 300+ days of sunshine per year. Pueblo attracts outdoor enthusiasts to a full slate of summer and winter recreational activities, encompassing water sports at Lake Pueblo, biking or running along Pueblo's beautiful river trail system, golfing, tennis, hiking or skiing in the mountains to the west.  The region is heavily agricultural, with large and small-scale farming and ranching, and a diverse mix of service, manufacturing, and technology industries.
     
     CSU Pueblo is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community. To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Background checks may include, but are not limited to, criminal history (felony and misdemeanor), national sex offender search, and/or motor vehicle history. Candidates who are extended an offer of employment must submit to and pass a background check prior to beginning employment. Some positions depending on the job duties may be required to complete a DMV and/or credit check.
     
     The University reserves the right to check additional references, with prior notification given to the candidate.
     
     Note: The successful candidate must provide official transcripts of academic work completed and, under U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services regulations, be able to submit evidence of the ability to accept work in the U.S. by the day employment begins.
     
     It is the policy of Colorado State University Pueblo to provide reasonable accommodations for employees and applicants with disabilities.  If you need accommodations, please contact the Office of Human Resources and Institutional Equity at (719) 549-2441 or 
    hr@csupueblo.edu.
     
     In compliance with the Clery Act of 1990, the University's annual security report is available at: https://www.csupueblo.edu/campus-safety. 
     
     Colorado State University Pueblo is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Additionally, the University complies with all other relevant, federal, state, and local laws regarding employment practices.