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Faculty - Non-Tenure Track, Lecturer - Information Systems

Employer
Utah Valley University
Location
Utah, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Apr 12, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Other Business & Management
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Faculty - Non-Tenure Track, Lecturer - Information Systems

Position Category: Faculty - Non Tenure Track (FT)

Summary:
Who are we?
Education is at an inflection point. Universities are quickly evolving, and new technologies are reshaping the education experience. We are Utah Valley University — the largest student enrollment among public universities in the state, with approximately 29,000 students. We are one of a growing number of institutions in the nation offering an integrated dual-mission model that combines the rigor and richness of a first-rate teaching university with the openness and vocational programs of a community college.

Utah Valley University is an innovative large, public institution serving a dual mission as a community college and four-year institution, located in the growing metropolitan Salt Lake City region. UVU is an open-enrollment university on track to grow over the next ten years. Our access-driven mission places employees as key figures in the lives of adult, first-generation, and high financial need students.

The Information Systems & Technology (IS&T) Department educates students for professional positions at hundreds of high-tech companies located in Utah. The IS&T Department seeks two full-time Lecturer faculty members for one-year appointments, with renewal possible based on performance and funding. (These positions are placeholders for tenure-track positions.)

The successful candidates will:
  • Teach a variety of subjects
  • Participate in accreditation assessment processes
  • Create and/or use innovative instructional materials
  • Teach day, evening, weekend, online, blended, or off-campus courses as needed or assigned



Experience teaching in some of the following fields is desired:
  • Cybersecurity
  • Systems analysis and design
  • Programming (Python, C#, R, etc.)
  • Database systems and data analytics
  • Web development
  • Global and ethical issues in information systems

Faculty members are expected to develop and foster a learning environment with activities that help students achieve their learning objectives. Candidates should have a commitment to fulfill Utah Valley University's mission as an “integrated university and community college that educates every student for success in work and life through excellence in engaged teaching, services, and scholarship”. UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

Required Qualifications:
Graduation from an accredited institution with a Master’s Degree in Information Systems, Information Technology, or related field and six months post-secondary teaching experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of subject matter and course content pertinent to Information Systems and Information Technology programs.
  • Knowledge of online teaching environments, such as Canvas or other course management systems.
  • Interpersonal and written communication skills.
  • Problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Curriculum development skills.
  • Teaching experience in at least three subject areas listed above.
  • Ability to plan measurable objectives, prepare instructional materials, and follow an approved curriculum.
  • Ability to assess student work and maintain and submit accurate and current plans, reports, and records involving student accountability, attendance, and performance.
  • Ability to assist academic advisors, the department chairperson, and/or the program coordinators, faculty, department staff, and industry partners in maintaining effective programs.
  • Maintain professional relationships with students, colleagues, and the community.


Preferred Qualifications:
A terminal degree from an accredited institution in Information Systems, Information Technology, Cybersecurity or related field is preferred, but applicants with a master’s degree will be given full consideration for the position. One-year post-secondary teaching experience in various modalities (face-to-face, online, or hybrid).

Physical Requirements:
Continuously listening, hearing, and speaking. Ability to lift 10 lbs.

Benefits Summary:
UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

FLSA: Exempt

Pay Range: $72,000 - $77,000 depending on credentials and experience

Advertisement Number: FAC27822
Open Date: 04/11/2022
Review Start Date: 04/21/2022
Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicant:
  • Priority consideration will be given to those applicants who apply on or before the “Review Start Date." This job advertisement may close at any time after the review date.
  • References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process for a letter of recommendation.
  • Please review INFO and IT courses listed on the web site and specify top 5 INFO and/or cybersecurity courses you are qualified to teach.


To apply, visit: https://www.uvu.jobs/postings/27730

Employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicant’s qualifications and ability to perform the job without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), disability, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. jeid-6ec83bf87d7b044699f6eb47c44c32cc
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