Web Technologies Faculty, Full-Time

Employer
Community College of Philadelphia
Location
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Sep 18, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Other Professional Fields
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Community College of Philadelphia

General Description

The Department of Computer Technologies at the Community College of Philadelphia invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Computer Information Systems for the 2022-2023 academic year, primarily teaching Web and Mobile App Development. This is an on-campus teaching position, located in Philadelphia, PA.

The Computer Technologies Department includes various degrees and certificates in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Information Systems, and Network Administration. The department strives to meet the needs of all students interested in obtaining an education in these areas and is focused on preparing diverse cohorts of IT specialists, software developers, and computer scientists for successful careers. Many of our students move directly into new jobs or progress in their current career paths, while others transfer to some of the best computing programs in the Philadelphia area.

Community College of Philadelphia is an open-admission, associate-degree-granting institution which provides access to higher education for all who may benefit. Its programs of study in the liberal arts and sciences, career technologies, and basic academic skills provide a coherent foundation for college transfer, employment, and lifelong learning. The College serves Philadelphia by preparing its students to be informed and concerned citizens, active participants in the cultural life of the city, and enabled to meet the changing needs of business, industry, and the professions. To help address broad economic, cultural, and political concerns in the city and beyond, the College draws together students from a wide range of ages and backgrounds and seeks to provide the programs and support they need to achieve their goals.


Specific Responsibilities

• Teach computing courses that may include foundational computer programming, Web page development, server-side programming, Android applications development, Apple applications development, and the College's computer applications course.

• Help community college students further develop their computing skills, professional attitude, and behaviors for college and workplace success.

• Facilitate student learning, provide effective instruction, and perform evaluations of student learning for all assigned classes, using each course's standard course outline as a guide.

• Develop course curriculum, course handouts, lectures, hands-on activities, and presentations.

• Work with other faculty and administrators in developing program curriculum, standards, and policies, including reviewing and participating in textbook selection process where appropriate.

• Be available to students via email, phone, or personal conferences. The method of contact and hours of availability should be clearly communicated to supervisors and to students through the course syllabus each semester.

• Assign grades and maintain course/student records in accordance with FERPA regulations and submit grades and records by established deadlines.

• Meet all classes and other scheduled responsibilities such as office hours and meetings at the designated times.

• Receive training or stay current in technological or pedagogical advances that promote student learning, including learning and using Publisher's software when applicable.

• Develop and maintain working relationships with computing professionals in the local computing industry and workforce.

• Serve on standing and ad hoc committees, advisory boards, hiring committees, or as a student organization advisor.

• Demonstrate a sense of commitment to the College's mission, vision, and values.

• Actively participate in the academic life of the College, including participation in graduation, recruitment events, general assemblies, student life activities, and other cross-functional teams.

• Create learning opportunities for students inside and outside the classroom, including opportunities to teach dual-enrollment high school students.

• Communicate effectively.

• Work with and inspire others to achieve college, department, and individual success.

• Proactively identify/address problems.

• Establish an inclusive environment in the classroom.

• Demonstrate an understanding of and sensitivity to the College's faculty, staff, and students' diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds.

• Participate in continual assessment and course updates to ensure excellence in meeting program and student learning outcomes.

• Strive for excellence in teaching, applying best practices in one's field of discipline, and modeling behaviors that encourage student success and retention.

• Utilize innovative teaching strategies and technologies for online learning and other technology tools to meet the learning needs of a diverse student population.

• Maintain office hours to meet with students outside of the classroom and respond to questions or concerns.

• Commit to professional learning and growth, student mentoring, and service to the profession.

• Remain current in the use of technology, developments within the field of discipline, and developments related to teaching and student success.


Minimum Qualifications

• An earned master's or doctoral degree in computer information systems, or a closely related field, such as computer science, or software engineering.

• At least one year of experience teaching software development at the college level.

• Must demonstrate the ability to communicate in a classroom.

• Mastery of Web page development, server-side programming, and mobile applications development.

• Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.

• Willingness to revise and update courses.


Preferred Qualifications

• At least three years of teaching experience at the community college level or higher.

• Mastery of most of the following programming languages: Python, JavaScript, Java, Kotlin, Swift, and C/C++.

• Mastery of commonly used computer and mobile device operating systems.

• Knowledge and/or willingness to develop and teach distance education and web enhanced courses.

• A flexible schedule is desirable, i.e. to teach classes in the day, evening, at the main campus, and/or at Regional Centers.

• Active participation in industry related professional development activities, meetings, and/or conferences.


• Prior experience using a Learning Management System, such as Canvas.


Work Location
Main Campus

Special Instructions to Applicants

• Interested persons should complete an online application.

• Cover letter of interest and CV/resume REQUIRED.

• Name and contact information for three (3) references REQUIRED.

• Employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of background checks in accordance with the Pennsylvania Child Protective Services Law.

• Must be legally eligible to work in the U.S. Community College of Philadelphia is an affirmative action, equal opportunity and equal access employer. The College encourages applications from individuals from traditionally under-represented groups. AA/EOE.


Salary Grade or Rank
Rank 5 or Rank 6

Position Type
Faculty

Employment Status
Full-Time

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