Tacoma Community College is a nationally recognized public community college located in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, just south of Seattle. TCC enrolls more than 10,000 students each quarter. The college is creative and engaging - recognized nationally as an Achieving the Dream leader college. TCC was recently honored by the 34-college Washington community and technical college system for the largest improvement in the systems student achievement initiative.
We are seeking innovative leaders for a key faculty and administrative positions.
This part time instructor position is responsible for preparing and teaching computer applications using the Microsoft Office Suite. Students will receive instruction in digital computer concepts, computer hardware, peripheral devices, Windows operating system, word processing, electronic spreadsheets and email applications. This position, located at the Washington Corrections Center for Women (WCCW) at Purdy, WA. This position reports to the Director of Correctional Education.
•Instruct inmate students in computer basic courses using standardized curriculum.
•Prepare students for entry level occupational computer use or personal computing.
•Assume primary responsibility for academic performance, advising, managing instruction at various levels of instruction within the lab, and supervising inmate tutors.
•Evaluate the skill level and progress of students through assessment.
•Coordinate and make recommendations to non-instructional staff concerning student registration, grading and scheduling.
•Maintain student records and provide outcome reports for the college and the Department of Corrections.
•Follow all Department of Corrections policies, especially IT protocols.
•Initiate disciplinary procedures where appropriate and monitor student academic progress.
•Perform related duties as assigned.
•Bachelors degree in Education, Information Technology or related field or closely related field from an accredited college or university.
•Experience working with Microsoft Suite.
•Experience teaching at either the secondary or post-secondary level.
•Master’s degree in Computer Science from an accredited college or university.
•Experience in curriculum and program development.
•Experience working with at-risk populations.
•Experience working in a correctional setting.
Conditions of Employment
•Successful completion of a criminal history background check.
•Attend and successfully complete the Department of Corrections training (CORE).
The Successful Candidate Must Demonstrate
•Ethics and integrity, and sound professional judgment.
•An appreciation of diversity and the benefits of a commitment to cultural awareness and sensitivity in the workplace.
•Ability and willingness to use innovative teaching techniques & infuse technology in the teaching and learning process.
•Competence to teach a variety of courses and to review and develop curriculum.
•Ability to work successfully with students representing diverse ethnicities, cultures, socioeconomic groups and learning abilities.
•Strong skills in written, oral, and listening communications.
•Strong commitment to working as an effective team member.
Application Materials & Procedures
Complete application packages must include the following:
1. Tacoma Community College online application.
2. Resume & cover letter describing how your educational background and experience align with the responsibilities and qualifications.
3. Copies of transcripts for all colleges and universities attended (official transcripts will be required for the successful candidate).
All complete applications received by the guaranteed consideration date will be reviewed by a screening committee. Selected candidates will be invited for interview. All documents submitted as a part of your application package become property of the college and will not be returned. Selected candidates will be invited for interview which will include a teaching demonstration.
Terms of Employment
These are adjunct faculty position contracted on a quarterly basis. Flexibility is required to meet the needs of the department and may involve evening or weekend hours. The salary for adjunct faculty is $753.00 per credit hour. Degrees must be from accredited colleges or universities recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and verified by official transcripts.
The workplace for this position is located within the Washington Correction Center for Women in Purdy, WA. These are normally a safe environment; however, the potential for compromise of personal safety does exist.