Assistant/Associate Professor, Information Technology

Description

Number of Vacancies: 1

Area of Consideration: Open To The Public

Position Status: Full-Time, Regular Tenure Track

Pay Plan, Series & Grade: Commensurate with rank and experience

Salary Range: Commensurate with rank and experience

C losing Date: Open Until Filled

Location: 5171 South Dakota Ave NE, Washington, DC, 20017

Brief Description of Duties

The University of the District of Columbia is seeking a dynamic, patron-centered individual with collaboration skills and experiences to serve as an Assistant Professor of Information Technology in the Division of Math, IT, and Engineering at the University of the District of Columbia Community College. The Assistant/Associate Professor of Information Technology is responsible for teaching various courses in the discipline and certifications, including Security+, Ethical Hacking, CCNA, AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials, AWS Certified SysOps, Networking, MS Certified Azure Fundamentals, Cybersecurity, and Linux+, as well as providing advisement to students. This is a full-time 9-month, tenure track position.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Teaches courses in Information Technology:
  • Demonstrated ability to teach one or more courses in, Security+, Ethical Hacking, CCNA, AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials, AWS Certified SysOps, Networking platforms, MS Certified Azure Fundamentals, Cybersecurity, and Linux+
  • Assists with recruitment of new students, advises and assists with the retention of current students; answers student inquiries (emails and voice mail messages) in a timely manner
  • Engages in scholarly activities and community service.
  • Conducts a minimum of five virtual or in-person office hours per week over a five-day week or the equivalent.
  • Some experience with instructional technology and Blackboard or other instructional platform is desired.
  • Participates in professional development workshops to become certified to teach on-line and to build online courses.
  • Teaches online synchronous courses during the day, evening, and/or weekend.
  • Teaches online asynchronous courses.
  • Teaches in-person during the day, evening, and/or weekend; may include more than one campus site.
  • Participates in the college governance process and college-wide committees.
  • Adheres to college and program policies and procedures.
  • Participates fully in curriculum development and revision.
  • Recommends selection of OER (Open Educational Resources) textbooks and other instructional materials.
  • Familiarity with and assesses student learning outcomes (course and curriculum levels) in accordance with the standards of the College and Middle States Commission of Higher Education.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in Information Technology from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Certifications in one or more of the following: Security+, Ethical Hacking, CCNA, AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials, AWS Certified SysOps, Networking platforms, MS Certified Azure Fundamentals, Cybersecurity, and Linux+.
  • Industry-related experience in the aforementioned areas is a plus.
  • Must have at least two years of full-time teaching in a post-secondary. institution, community college teaching is preferred.
  • Possess experience and commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarly activity.
  • Demonstrated record of, or strong potential for, successful student advisement.
  • Knowledge of and ability to teach online using Blackboard.
A candidate for appointment to the rank of Assistant Professor shall be required to meet the following qualifications:

  1. An appropriate terminal degree or agree to complete this degree within a period of time to be specified in the terms of the initial contract; and
  2. At least three (3) years of full-time teaching experience, including two (2) years in an institution of higher education.


Appropriate professional experience and achievements may be substituted when formal teaching experience is limited or absent.

When formal teaching experience is limited or absent, the candidate shall be required to demonstrate verifiable potential for effective teaching.

A candidate for appointment to the rank of Associate Professor shall be required to meet the following

qualifications:

  1. An earned doctorate or the highest appropriate credential in the field of specialization, or experience and achievements comparable to the doctorate;
  2. A record of scholarship and professional growth; and
  3. At least five (5) years of full-time teaching experience in an institution of higher education, including three (3) years as an Assistant Professor.


Appropriate professional experience and achievements may be substituted when formal teaching experience is limited or absent.

Information to Applicant

Collective Bargaining Unit (Union): This position is in the collective bargaining unit represented by National Education Association (NEA) and you may be required to pay an agency service fee through direct payroll deduction.

Employment Benefits: Selectee will be eligible for health and life insurance, and sick leave and will be covered under the University of the District of Columbia' s retirement plan (TIAA-CREF).

Equal Opportunity Employer: The District of Columbia Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, matriculation, physical handicap, or political affiliation.

Notice of Non-Discrimination: In accordance with the D.C. Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code, Section 2-1401.01 et. seq., (Act) the University of the District of Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived: race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, familial status, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information, disability. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination which is also prohibited by the Act. In addition, harassment based on any of the above protected categories is prohibited by the Act. Discrimination in violation of the Act will not be tolerated. Violators will be subject to disciplinary action.

Veterans Preference: Applicants claiming veteran's preference must submit official proof at the time of application.

Visa Sponsorship: At this time, the University of the District of Columbia does not provide sponsorship for visas (e.g. H-1B ). This position is also ineligible for Optional Practical Training (OPT).

Residency Preference: A person applying for a position who is a bona fide District resident at the time of application for the position, may be awarded a 10-point residency preference over non-District applicants, unless the person declines the preference points. If selected, the person shall be required to present no less than 8 proofs of bona fide District residency on or before the effective date of the appointment and maintain such residency for 7 consecutive years from the effective date of the appointment. Failure to maintain bona fide District residency for the 7-year period will result in forfeiture of employment.

Drug-Free Workplace: Pursuant to the requirements of the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, the individual selected to fill this position will, as a condition of employment, be required to notify his/her immediate supervisor, in writing, not later than five (5) days after conviction of any criminal drug statute occurring in the workplace.

Background Investigation: Employment with the University of the District of Columbia is contingent upon a satisfactory background investigation. The determination of a 'satisfactory background investigation' is made at the sole discretion of the University of the District of Columbia. The University may refuse to hire a finalist, rescind an offer of employment to a finalist or review and may terminate the employment of a current employee based on the results of a background investigation.

Disposition of Resume: Resumes received outside the area of consideration and/or after the closing date will not be given consideration. You must resubmit your resume to receive consideration for any subsequent advertised position vacancies. For the purpose of employment, resumes are not considered job applications. Therefore, if selected for employment a UDC application will be required.

Job Offers: Official Job Offers are made by the University of the District of Columbia, Office of Human Resources only.

Contact Information: All inquiries related to employment and job applications should be directed to UDC Office of Human Resources at (202) 274-5380.

The University of the District of Columbia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For a full version of the University’s EO Policy Statement, please visit: https://www.udc.edu/human-resources/equal-opportunity/ .

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