Computer Science Instructor
Full-time, tenure-track, 9-month instructor to teach Computer Science courses starting fall 2021 semester. Courses are offered on the LLCC main campus in Springfield, IL and Outreach Centers in Jacksonville, IL, Taylorville, IL and Litchfield, IL.
Teaching load will consist of, but will not be limited to topics that include cybersecurity and ethics, networking and server administration, help desk, programming/coding (i.e. Java and .NET Framework), and database development.
Duties will include teaching 15 contact hours per semester of assigned classes, preparing lessons and course syllabi; evaluating and assisting students; keeping accurate records of student performance (following grading procedures; providing students with timely feedback); maintaining office hours; participating in departmental/institutional operations and program review; creating a learning environment that fosters student success; developing, integrating, evaluating and reviewing student learning outcomes in support of the College’s ongoing accreditation; and contributing to a collegial and collaborative work environment.
The Math and Computer Science Department consists of a Dean, fourteen full-time faculty members and one administrative assistant. The Computer Science program offers a variety of courses for students seeking degrees and certificates. The Computer Science program directly supports Lincoln Land’s status as a Center for Academic Excellence 2Y (CAE2Y) awarded by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). A CBE Cybersecurity certificate is currently sponsored by a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) and CyberWatch. Faculty within Computer Science sponsor a student Computer Science Academy club, provide workshops to the public, plan events for high school students, and are very engaged with business and industry.
The position includes opportunities to teach in-class and on-line. Evening hours may be required and opportunities exist for overload and summer teaching assignments. The College provides an excellent fringe benefit package and is supportive of faculty development.