Computer Science & Information Systems FullTime

May 24, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

Computer Science & Information Systems Full­Time

Salary: $52,532.00 ­ $71,235.00 Annually
Opening Date: 05/22/17
Closing Date: 06/22/17 11:59 PM

The Business & Technology Division is seeking a full­time Computer Information Systems instructor who has expertise in computer networking and cyber security; Unix/Linux; database administration; computer hardware; server operating systems; and business computer applications. Additionally, the successful candidate will serve as an integral part of the department, strengthening partnerships with local businesses and educational institutions by incorporating emerging business communication technologies, including forensics, penetration testing, into the curriculum. Assignments may include day, evening, and weekend courses at the Monterey campus, Marina Education center, other sites in the community, as well as online instruction.

Full­time faculty have responsibilities outside the classroom through contributions to the department, division, and the college, which include curriculum development and assessment and participation in student outreach, retention, and success. Faculty are encouraged to engage in campus life and become involved in college committees.

As a full time faculty member in the Business & Technology Division, the successful candidate will:

- Develop and teach a variety of face­to­face, hybrid, and online courses that incorporate effective teaching and assessment methods to engage a diverse student population and support students' transition to career or further studies.
- Explore curriculum integration with other MPC programs and engage in activities that enhance the department's collaboration with local high schools, other colleges, and industry partners­­including developing and maintaining relationships with local industry partners; participating in advisory board meetings; developing educational pathways; and organizing student clubs, competitions, and special programs.
- Continue professional development and remain current in the field through coursework, conferences, workshops, and other appropriate means and contribute to the development and modernization of the curricula to keep pace with emerging trends in industry.
- Perform other duties as described in Board policy, the Faculty Handbook, the MPCTA Contract, including, but not limited to: maintaining and submitting accurate records according to published deadlines (i.e., grades, syllabi, census reports); holding required office hours; attending division meetings; working cooperatively with colleagues (within discipline and college­wide) on matters regarding course offerings, programs, and activities that would enhance the development of the department; supporting student recruitment and retention; and participation in participatory governance committees and campus life activities.

Any bachelor's degree AND two years of experience in the field; OR Any associate's
degree AND six years of experience in the field; OR the equivalent.*
A sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.
*Note: Students currently working on a degree are encouraged to apply, with the understanding that the degree must be completed and confirmed by July 1, 2017. Applicants who believe they possess equivalent qualifications may complete an equivalency form and submit it with their application materials for review. The form may be downloaded here: Equivalency Form.

Desirable Qualifications:
A Master's degree in Computer Science, or the equivalent Two or more years of professional experience in computer networking, security, information systems and/or computer service technology Demonstrated evidence of the ability to teach in a community college setting and/or at the postsecondary level Demonstrated evidence of the ability to develop curricula for diverse learning styles Demonstrated evidence of the ability to conduct higher education outreach and recruitment for low income, first­ generation college, ethnic minority students and/or students with disabilities Experience in the development of web and mobile applications.

Desirable Certifications:
The following certifications, or their equivalent experience, are desirable but not required for applicants to this position:

- CompTIA A+TM Certification or other similar certifications
- CompTIA Linux+TM Certification or other similar certifications Certified Ethical Hacking (CEH)
- Cisco Certified Network Associate Routing & Switching (CCNA­R&S) Forensics Certification(s)
- Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) and/or Microsoft
- Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE)

Anticipated Starting Compensation
Initial salary placement is based on the current full­time salary schedule and on verification of education and experience. Starting salary is $48,814.00 ­ $71,235.00 annually. In addition to the base salary, the successful candidate can also earn a Doctoral stipend of $2,881 or a multiple Masters' stipend of $2,043.

Monterey Peninsula College offers excellent employee benefits, ranging from health, dental, vision, life insurance, employee assistance program (EAP), and long­term disability, provides sick leave and contributes to the CalSTRS retirement plan. Monterey Peninsula College contributes to the State Teachers' Retirement System. Participation in tax deferred plans is available.

Assignment & Anticipated Start Date
The assigned work year is 175.5 days per academic year. The assignment will include 15 teaching load units (TLUs) plus five office hours per week. The selected candidate will participate in campus wide events beginning the week of August 16, 2017. Semester begins August 18, 2017.

Application Deadline
A completed application and supplemental materials must be submitted online. Monterey Peninsula College reserves the right to close, continue, cancel, postpone or restart the recruitment at any time.

Application Procedures
To be considered for review, applicants must submit the following application materials online:
Completed an Online Application including the Diversity Statement and Supplemental Questions
Cover Letter addressing the Desirable Qualifications and personal and professional qualities

Résumé or Curriculum Vitae
Unofficial Transcripts of all undergraduate and/or graduate coursework. Official copies will be required at the time of hire. Foreign transcripts must be evaluated by the applicant's expense. Click on the following link for a list of agencies with evaluation services. List of Agencies Performing Evaluations of Foreign Transcripts.
At least one (1) relevant Letter of Recommendation directly applicable to the assignment.

Only items listed above will be reviewed by the screening committee. Please upload your materials as PDF files and use file names that clearly reflect the contents of each attachment.

To apply for this position, please go to and click on the link for "Full Time Faculty and Administrator Positions." Click on the job title for full details about the position. Additionally you will see an "apply" button immediately above the announcement to the right.

You will be required to create a user account. If you already have a user account with another NeoGov employer, you will be able to use your existing account login information. Please complete all the required components of the application including uploading of your transcripts and other required documents.

Applicants with disabilities who require assistance with the application and employment process will be accommodated to the extent reasonably possible. Requests should be made to the Office of Human Resources.
For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact:

Kayla Garcia
Human Resources Department Monterey Peninsula College (831) 646­3038

Applicants selected for interviews will be notified by phone approximately 2 to 4 weeks following the application deadline. Initial interviews are held on campus and tentatively scheduled for the month of July 2017. Travel expenses associated with the initial interview are the sole responsibility of the applicant. Selected finalists will be invited to second interviews with the Superintendent/President and Vice President of Academic Affairs. Partial reimbursement for expenses associated with the second interview may be available. Positions are subject to adequate funding and MPC reserves the right to close, continue, cancel, postpone or restart the recruitment at any time.

Conditions of Employment
Employment with Monterey Peninsula College is not complete or official until applicants meet all pre­ employment requirements. Prior to employment, the selected candidate will be required to complete the following. All new employees are required to submit official transcripts, Risk Assessment or verification of a negative TB exam, proof of fingerprints taken via Live Scan to the Department of Justice, and proof of eligibility to work in the United States. Offers of employment are contingent upon Governing Board approval.

The District is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks a diverse pool of qualified applicants. The policy of the District is to encourage applications from all persons. No person shall be denied employment because of ethnicity or race, color, sex or gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, medical conditions, status or protected veteran status.

About the college
Monterey Peninsula College (MPC) is a fully accredited California public community college. With an open admissions policy, the college is known for the excellence of its academic programs and student support services. The college has been recognized as a top military friendly school.

Monterey Peninsula College is located on the beautiful central coast of California, approximately 120 miles south of San Francisco. The cities of Carmel, Del Rey Oaks, Marina, Monterey, Pacific Grove, Sand City, Seaside and the unincorporated areas commonly known as Big Sur, Carmel Valley and Pebble Beach are all served by the district. Monterey Peninsula is known as a world­class destination and the many attractions of the area include an incomparable coastline, numerous state parks, the historical district of Monterey, Monterey Bay Aquarium, and several of the most famous golf courses in the world.

Monterey Peninsula College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) and the U.S. Department of Education. Additional information about accreditation and contact information for the Commission can be found at

ACCJC reaffirmed Monterey Peninsula College's accreditation in June 2010. MPC's accreditation evaluation site visit occurred in October 2016.­mpc/campus­information/accreditation

For information about course offerings, please see the Monterey Peninsula College catalog and class schedules:­information/course­catalogs­class­schedules

For a history of the development of the Education Center at Marina:­centers/education­center­at­marina

For Institutional Research:­mpc/campus­information/institutional­research


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