Application Deadline: Friday, October 01,
Salary & Benefits: Starting Salary is based
on rank and applicable steps for related work experience as per the
Santa Fe College Salary Schedule. Promotional placement is not
limited to the posted salary range maximum. Compensation package is
comprised of many college paid benefits including health and life
insurance, retirement, leave time, and tuition waivers for Santa Fe
College and the University of Florida.
Classification: Full-time Faculty, 9-Month
Exempt, Career & Technical Education, Continuing Contact
Location: Northwest Campus, 3000 NW 83rd
Street, Gainesville, Florida 32606.
Overview: Santa Fe College (SF) has been
recognized as one of the top-rated community college in the United
States. Santa Fe College is a student-centered institution with a
commitment to open access, academic excellence, and cultural and
ethnic diversity. Santa Fe College is a comprehensive public
college that offers a range of Bachelor’s degrees, Associate in
Arts, Associate in Science and Associate in Applied Science degree
options, as well as Certificate and Non-Degree programs. A high
quality of life, temperate climate, proximity to the University of
Florida, diverse cultural events, and plentiful recreational
opportunities make SF and Gainesville an ideal community to work
and live. SF enrolls over 16,000 students each semester, retains
and completes over 60% of students every academic year, while over
10% transfer into the University system.
The Information Technology Education (ITE) prepares students for
careers within computer programming, network administration,
computer support and other technical occupations in the information
technology field. The Information Technology Education Program at
Santa Fe College currently offers eight certificate programs, four
Associate of Science degrees and one Bachelor of Applied Science
degree. ITE at Santa Fe College is seeking a nine (9) month
Programming & Analysis assistant professor to promote and
encourage student success in a career as a software or website
developer through quality instruction and real-world learning
experiences beginning Spring 2021.
Under general supervision, the Assistant Professor, ITE
Programming and Analysis will develop, prepare, and teach a variety
of computer programming courses. Currently faculty teach courses in
new technologies that now include AngularJS, Node.js, MongoDB, and
React, among others. The specific languages taught may vary as the
industry continues to evolve but the level of instruction remains
the same. Applicants must be fluent in at least several of these
languages and be able to learn new technologies as necessary. All
P&A faculty teach at both the A.S. level and the B.A.S. level.
Faculty may be assigned to SF’s main Northwest campus or at any of
the College’s six educational centers. Course offerings within ITE
may be taught during the day, evening, or online. Santa Fe College
full-time ITE faculty have a primary nine (9) month contract based
on teaching 15 credit hours in the fall and 15 credit hours in the
spring; summer teaching opportunities may be available for
additional compensation based upon departmental need. Santa Fe
College full-time ITE faculty have a primary nine (9) month
contract based on teaching 15 credit hours in the fall and 15
credit hours in the spring; summer teaching opportunities may be
available for additional compensation based upon departmental
Responsibilities and duties include:
· Plan, organize, and deliver instruction in didactic,
laboratory and/or classroom settings to promote student success at
both the Associate’s and Bachelor's level. Current course offerings
are available on the Santa Fe College website.
· Collaborate with colleagues to evaluate, develop, and revise
curricula, as well as pedagogical methods that enhance student
mastery of course content.
· Support the mission of the department and college to promote
student learning through quality instruction, curriculum
enhancement, faculty scholarship, professional development, and
· Assist with the implementation of college policies,
procedures, and practices in accordance with the Santa Fe
philosophy, values, and mission.
· Appropriately document student progress and maintain records
including attendance and student learning outcomes.
· Strictly honor student confidentiality and privacy as per
appropriate laws, regulations and college rules.
· Participate in departmental meetings, committee work, and
complete staff assignments as requested.
· Be willing to work a flexible schedule.
· Provide service excellence through courteous, informed,
accessible and professional engagement.
· Perform other duties as assigned.
Reports to: Academic Chair, ITE
Required: A Master’s degree in in any of the following
qualifying fields: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Computer
Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Decision & Information
Technology, Educational Technology, Information Technology,
Information Systems, Information Security or Information Assurance
along with extensive working knowledge of a C-based language,
scripting languages, SQL, and database management. A doctoral
degree in a qualifying field is preferred. (For detailed
information regarding credentialing requirements for ITE, see page
39-43 of the Faculty Credentialing Manual.)
Preferred: Preference is given to candidates with a
higher level degree in a preferred field and/or long-term industry
experience. Preferred degrees are Computer Science and Computer
Additional Requirements: A criminal background check
will be conducted.
Application Process: All applicants must submit
an online SF Employment Application, a letter of intent, an
up-to-date resume/curriculum vitae, college transcripts and a
written statement describing your philosophy of teaching ITE and
engaging students at an open-door institution are all required to
be considered for this position. Unofficial transcripts will only
be accepted for review purposes. Candidates should be aware
official transcripts will be required prior to any offer of
employment being made.