Adjunct Faculty: Computer Information Technology (Charlestown High School)

Location
Boston, MA
Posted
Sep 28, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

Category: Adjunct Faculty

Department: Computer Information Technology

Locations: Boston, MA

Posted: Sep 25, '17

Type: Adjunct Faculty

Ref No.: adj


About Bunker Hill Community College:

Bunker Hill Community College is a multi-campus institution with vibrant, urban campuses in Boston, Massachusetts, in nearby Chelsea, Massachusetts, and at three satellite locations in the Greater Boston area. Recently re-certified as a Leader College by Achieving the Dream, BHCC is part of the Massachusetts public higher education system, which includes 15 community colleges. Founded in 1973, BHCC is the largest community college in Massachusetts, serving more than 14,000 students each semester across all modes of instruction. The College offers more than 100 certificate and degree programs that prepare students to enter four-year institutions or to enter the workforce prepared for better and more highly skilled jobs. Sixty-seven percent of students are people of color and more than 50 percent are women.

We are looking for individuals aligned with our institutional values of access and success, excellence and innovation, economic and social justice, inclusiveness and equity, civic engagement and service, kindness and respect, and accountability and transparency. Individuals with a dedication to a dynamic educational environment, investment in the social and economic well-being of all, and belief in student-centered learning in an engaging, supportive environment are sought to fill the following position.

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Job Description:

An adjunct faculty member is needed to teach for the Bunker Hill Community College Early College program at Charlestown High School. This program will enable students to be dual enrolled in Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) Computer Information Technology courses. Applicants should be prepared to teach BHCC courses on site at Charlestown High School and have a work schedule that is flexible enough to follow the Boston Public Schools academic calendar.

Adjunct faculty is needed to teach the following course (Monday through Friday) at Charlestown High School. Candidates must have day time availability.

CIT 131 - Introduction to Creating Mobile Apps
This course is designed for individuals with no experience with programming languages or previous experience creating mobile applications. The course uses a graphical-user interface blocks editor for students to build their own Android based mobile apps. The course offers reading about the editor and basic programming concepts, tutorial walk through assignments within the editor, and assessments which require students to build unique apps based on the tutorials so that they can demonstrate their understanding and knowledge of what they have learned. Specific programming concepts covered include design logic, programming conditions, variables, procedures, branching and looping. Specific app functionality covered includes sprite animation, multiple screens, and integration with device sensors, texting, databases, video, and other web APIs.

Requirements:

  • Openness to teaching using Project Based Learning (PBL)
  • Bachelor's Degree in a computer related field, Master's preferred
  • Openness to teaching a Learning Communities. BHCC Learning Communities provide students with the opportunity to learn in a supportive and engaging environment that enables stronger relationships among students, faculty, and staff. Students participating in Learning Communities benefit from interdisciplinary learning experiences, teacher to student mentoring, peer mentoring, and integrated support services.
  • Proven ability to work with a diverse faculty, staff and student population
  • Classroom teaching experience
  • A successful candidate will undergo a CORI and SORI screening

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Community college teaching experience
  • Teaching experience in a high school setting

QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL BE INVITED TO ATTEND THE BUNKER HILL COMMUNITY COLLEGE ADJUNCT ACADEMY PRIOR TO BEING ASSIGNED COURSES.

Additional Information:

Salary: $1,066.00 per Credit Hour

Effective Date: Spring semester, 2018

Application Instructions:

Submit a Cover Letter Addressing the Required Qualifications, Resume, Transcript and Contact Information for 3 References through the URL: www.bhcc.mass.edu/employment. Fax transcript files over 2MB's to (617)-228-3328.


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