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Cybersecurity Instructor

Minnesota State Community and Technical College
Moorhead, Minnesota (US)
43067 - 94542
Date posted
Mar 6, 2024

Minnesota State Community and Technical College is accepting applications for Full-time Computer Systems Networking Security Cybersecurity Instructor to begin fall semester 2024. The instructor would primarily teach on the Moorhead campus and online as needed. This position will provide instruction, student advising, and academic program responsibilities in the Cybersecurity Program. This position will become unlimited upon completion of required six semesters of probationary status.



  • Activities related to comprehensive community college teaching and learning, including but not limited to: Develop and teach competency-based curriculum to provide classroom theory and laboratory application to prepare students for positions in the Cybersecurity field. Teaching related courses within the Information Technology Division including hybrid, on campus, online live and online asynchronous methods. Assessment of student learning at course, program, and institutional levels to meet educational requirements, the rules and regulations of accrediting bodies, and the most current industry standards. Continuous personal development of Cybersecurity knowledge, professional skills, and credentials. Engagement in department, School of Business and IT, and college-wide meetings. Advise students in the Cybersecurity program with class schedules and career planning. Develop collaborative relationships with educational partners, alumni, business, and industry to develop and facilitate advisory boards and student learning opportunities. Assist with program recruitment and job placement of graduates. Responsible for the operation of the program, including budget, industry relations, periodic review and evaluation, effectiveness of program assessment and curriculum development.


Minimum Qualifications:




Education Requirement:

  • Associate degree in a computer or information technology field.

Occupational Experience Requirement:

  • Four full-time (or equivalent) years of verified related paid work experience in networking, network administration, cybersecurity, or forensics.

Recency Requirement:

  • One year of this work experience shall be within the five years immediately preceding the date of application for the credential field. The recency requirement shall be waived if the individual has two years of successful full-time (or equivalent) postsecondary teaching experience in the credential field within the last five years


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree Teaching Experience at the post-secondary level or with adult learners. Outstanding communication and facilitation skills. Demonstrated familiarity with the mission and constituencies of a comprehensive community and technical college. Demonstrated ability to establish a positive learning environment that promotes retention, accountability, diversity, equity, excellence, innovation, collaboration, safety, and personal/professional growth. Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations.


Application Procedure: Position is open until filled; application review to begin the week of March 25, 2024.                

To apply, please go to: Under Employment opportunities at M State, click on the link for Faculty, professional, and administrator positions (unclassified).  


Application must include:

  • Letter of interest that addresses the qualifications and responsibilities in the vacancy notice
  • Curriculum vitae (or resume)
  • Name and contact information for three professional references
  • College transcripts (copies are acceptable for initial application screening)



If you need accommodations to take part in the application process, please contact Human Resources at (218) 736-1512. For more information regarding M State, refer to our website at: Minnesota State Community and Technical College, a member of the Minnesota State system, is an affirmative action, equal opportunity educator and employer.

NOTICE:  In accordance with the Minnesota State Vehicle Fleet Safety Program, employees driving on college/university business who use a rental or state vehicle shall be required to conform to Minnesota State’s vehicle use criteria and consent to a motor vehicle records check.                                                                                                      


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