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Associate Professor, Cybersecurity

Yavapai College
Arizona, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
May 11, 2023

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Associate Professor, Cybersecurity
Salary $70,000.00 - $85,000.00 Annually
Job Type Full Time
Department Cisco
Location Prescott, AZ
Job Number 2022-00141
Opening Date 04/05/2023

When Filled or By July 15, 2023
10-Month Position
Up to $3000 Relocation Reimbursement
Reporting to the Division Dean, the incumbent will teach discipline-specific courses as needed using a variety of methodologies. Responsibilities will include course preparation and instruction; program and class recruitment; curriculum development; participation in the on-campus college community and continued professional growth activities; and creative program building based on needs assessment and in collaboration with other faculty. Incumbents may be asked to teach other courses in disciplines in which she/he is able to be credentialed. Course load will include in-person courses, including dual enrollment courses in an area high school.

The Faculty member will
1. be the primary Instructor in at least 5 sections, including dual enrollment sections
2. serve on Faculty committees
3. build and maintain courses as needed (to include syllabus, Canvas Shell and text as needed)
4. recruit, supervise and mentor adjunct Faculty
5. conduct program reviews
6. coordinate with our workforce team to create relevant business partnerships in the community.

The successful faculty member recognizes that service to our students is our highest priority, and embraces their role in student success, recruitment, and retention. This includes being open to a variety of delivery methods and course design with the possibility of interactive, online, day, evening, weekend classes and/or teaching at various College locations and/or in the high school/college dual enrollment programs. In addition, faculty should be open to both traditional(16-week) and compressed course design (i.e., 8-week classes). Faculty can expect to participate in innovative forms of assessment and should be willing to utilize OER when possible.

Minimum Expectations & Requirements

Credentialing Requirements for Faculty Teaching Coursework in Occupational Terminal Degree Programs
1. Bachelor's degree in Information Technology or Cybersecurity; OR
2. Associate's degree in Information Technology or Cybersecurity; OR
3. Five (5) years of recent work experience in the field to be taught; OR
4. Specialized certifications in the field to be taught may be considered for a terminal degree and certificate programs only.

Preferred Skills & Abilities
Recent experience in computer networking technology or cybersecurity
Industry certifications in Information Technology or Cybersecurity
Knowledge of local area networking, routing, and switching technologies
Knowledge of operating systems including Windows Server and Linux
Course development experience
Experience teaching in the online classroom
Experience teaching in "non-traditional" settings to students.
Experience in curriculum development and assessment
Experience with Canvas and teaching online and in hybrid environment
Experience designing OER courses
Experience teaching community college or adult learning environments
Experience working with diverse populations
Experience with multi-media technology to enhance student learning
Program Development experience, including marketing.
Adjunct faculty recruitment, coordination, mentorship, and assessment
Community partnerships

Essential Functions

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements and competencies listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Regular attendance is an essential job function as it demonstrates dependability towards the performance of job duties.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Regular attendance is an essential job function as it demonstrates dependability towards the performance of job duties.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet but may vary based on assignment.

Yavapai College offers its full-time employees a comprehensive benefit package:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance: College's partial payment of premiums toward medical with pharmacy and/or dental plan options picked by employees for themselves (and eligible dependents)
  • Medicare: Provides basic health insurance at age 65
  • Flexible Spending Accounts: Pre-tax pay deductions to use for eligible medical or dependent daycare costs
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP): Counseling and referral services for employees and their immediate families for depression, stress, family/marital conflict, and alcohol/drug issues
  • Vision: Provides an amount per plan year for eligible expenses such as vision exams, lenses, frames, prescription sunglasses, and contact lenses
  • Life Insurance: The College provides Basic Life Insurance coverage at twice of the employee's annual salary. Dependents have automatic coverage of $2,000/spouse and $1,000/per child if enrolled in medical plan.
  • Voluntary Individual And Family Term Life Insurance: Additional term life insurance coverage available for employee, spouse and children.
  • Other Insurance Coverage: Short Term and Long Term Disability (replacement income insurance), and Workers' Compensation (compensation, medical expenses and death benefits for on-the-job injuries or occupational diseases)

  • Retirement Benefits: Arizona State Retirement System or Optional Retirement Plan, and Social Security (which provides a basic retirement annuity based on age and years of contribution)
  • Tax Deferred Annuities: Employees' contributions to designated tax-deferred annuities
  • Unemployment Compensation: Employees who are laid off or terminated may receive benefits if covered wages meet requirements

  • Sick Leave: 10 days sick leave annually.
  • Personal Leave: Use of up to three personal leave days per year which are charged against accumulated sick leave to take care of items of personal business
  • Other Leave: Bereavement leave, Civic Duty Leave (Jury duty, active military duty, military training), and Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Holidays: 24 days during the year as paid holidays for full-time employees which include Independence Day, Labor Day, Veteran's Day, 3 days at Thanksgiving, Winter/year-end break (10 days), Martin Luther King Day, Spring Break, Memorial Day, and Juneteenth.

  • Spanish Interpreter Incentive Program: Employees interested in additional compensation for their Spanish speaking skills agree to assist YC by attending two recruiting events and being available for Spanish Interpretation needs as they arise. Compensation is added to the employee's regular pay at the rate of $50 per month for employees testing at the Advanced Mid-level and $100 a month for employees testing at the Advanced High level. If you are interested in participating let your HR Business partner know, so they can schedule you for the ACTFL language proficiency test at the YC testing center. (Does not apply to Spanish Professors)
  • Direct Deposit: Paychecks deposited directly into the employee's bank account(s)
  • Tuition Waiver: Eligible Full-time Faculty and Staff may enroll up to 6 hours; eligible dependents may enroll in a partial or full program of course work without payment of tuition, exceptions may be lab fees and market based additional fees
  • Sabbatical: Faculty, professional and administrative staff may apply for compensated leave of up to a year after six years of continuous service
  • Professional Development Opportunities
  • Additional Benefits and Services: Bookstore discount, local community discounts to faculty and staff, computer loan program, mail and notary service.


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