Computer Information Systems Tenure Track
Position Summary: Sinclair Community College is a comprehensive community college with an enrollment of over 20,000 students that offers career and transfer programs leading to an associate degree, certificate programs, and continuing education opportunities. The Business and Public Services Division at Sinclair is currently seeking candidates for a tenure track opening in the Computer Information Systems Department effective August 14, 2017. Resume review will begin on: 03/27/2017. All positions are pending final budget approval for the 2017-2018 academic year.
Principle Accountabilities: Satisfactory performance of the six Critical Performance areas required for all full-time faculty: *Scholarship and Professional Growth: Maintain and seek to improve currency and competence in the discipline and as a teacher. *Teaching and Learning Facilitation: Participate in the continuing development and implementation of the department's curriculum through teaching that reflects a strong commitment to fostering student success. *Assessment and Evaluation: Implement evaluations according to established standards and use assessment data to continuously improve teaching and learning. *Student Development: Through in-class and out-of-class initiatives, actively seek to advance the development of individual students and their capacity to meet their educational goals. *Curriculum Design: In collaboration with colleagues, actively contribute to the continuous review and revision of the department's curriculum. *Workplace and Community Service: Contribute to the operation and advancement of the college through committee service and other activities. Extend professional expertise to the community served by the college. * Compliance with the terms and conditions set forth in the Full-Time Faculty Handbook and the Full-Time Employee Handbook * Teaching a minimum of 30 semester hours annually during the academic year *Work in some or all of these areas may require the successful candidate to travel to various Sinclair Community College locations for instruction, departmental meetings, program leadership, course coordination, curriculum development work, adjunct mentoring, etc..
Requirements: *A Bachelor's degree required (MIS, Computer Science or a related discipline preferred); Master's degree preferred. Significant and relevant work experience in an Information Technology role can be considered in lieu of a degree in a preferred discipline. Candidate's without a master's will be required to complete a master's degree in a specified time period. *Successful prior teaching experience (community college or university preferred). The following is a list of preferred skills: (This list will be used to help determine what courses and/or programs are best related to an applicant's experience; it is not expected that applicants will have all of the listed experience or certifications.) * Successful experience in a software/web development environment using current technology (C, C++, C#, XHTML, CSS, Java, etc.). * Experience in software development for mobile devices (Android, Apple or other mobile platforms). * One or more of the following currently valid certifications: CompTIA Net+, A+, Security+, Linux+, Microsoft client or server operating system certifications. * Experience using Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL or Teradata data base systems in data analytics, data mining, data visualization and other "big data" related tasks. * Active business and industry engagement in the region served by Sinclair Community College. Active membership and participation in local, regional or national professional IT organizations. Candidates will be required to demonstrate teaching methods and strategies via a 10-15 minute presentation during the interview process. * A demonstrated commitment to improving student learning through innovative strategies shown to help students succeed at the course and program level, including ability to teach in a student-centered active learning model * Effective communication and interpersonal skills, and the capacity to work successfully in a culturally diverse college community PLEASE NOTE: To apply, submit through the college's online application system the following: * a cover letter that describes teaching experience * a statement of the applicant's teaching philosophy * a resume or vita that describes relevant academic and professional experience, recent professional development activities, and professional goals * transcripts for all postsecondary degrees * three letters of recommendation * licensure or certification verification, if required above Applicants who do not have an electronic version of transcripts or letters of recommendation may mail or fax those documents to the Office of Human Resources, Sinclair Community College, 444 W. Third Street. Dayton, OH 45402. FAX: (937) 512-2777. Only transcripts and letters will be accepted in paper form; all cover letters and resumes/vitas must be attached to the online posting. *A contract for employment cannot be issued without official transcripts of all postsecondary degrees and copies of licensure/certification received from the issuing institution by Sinclair's Human Resources Department. ** All applicants must apply online, submit a current resume, be available for an interview, and provide a cover letter which describes relevant academic background, successful college teaching experience, professional growth activities, and professional goals.