Instructional/Support Faculty - NTID Information and Computing Studies

Instructional/Support Faculty - NTID Information and Computing Studies
National Technical Institute for the Deaf
NTID Information and Computing Studies

Faculty Type (Tenure Status): Non-Tenure-Track Lecturer
Faculty Discipline: Computer Science
Faculty Rank: Lecturer
Employment Category: Fulltime
Anticipated Start Date: 01-Aug-2018

Department/College Description
RIT is a national leader in professional and career-oriented education. Talented, ambitious, and creative students of all cultures and backgrounds from all 50 states and more than 100 countries have chosen to attend RIT. Founded in 1829, Rochester Institute of Technology is a privately endowed, coeducational university with nine colleges emphasizing career education and experiential learning. With approximately 15,000 undergraduates and 2,900 graduate students, RIT is one of the largest private universities in the nation. RIT offers a rich array of degree programs in engineering, science, business, and the arts, and is home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf. RIT has been honored by The Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the “Great Colleges to Work For” for four years. RIT is a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation site. RIT is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples by our membership in the Upstate NY HERC.

Rochester, situated between Lake Ontario and the Finger Lakes region, is the 51st largest metro area in the United States and the third largest city New York State. The Greater Rochester region, which is home to nearly 1.1 million people, is rich in cultural and ethnic diversity, with a population comprised of approximately 18% African and Latin Americans and another 3% of international origin. It is also home to one of the largest deaf communities per capita in the U.S. Rochester ranks 4th for “Most Affordable City" by Forbes Magazine ,and MSN selected Rochester as the “#1 Most Livable Bargain Market” (for real-estate). Kiplinger named Rochester one of the top five “Best City for Families.”

Detailed Job Description
Provide direct instruction to deaf and hard-of hearing students in the Applied Computer Technology program under Information and Computing Studies department. Participate fully in the department's curricular initiatives and related faculty duties.

Required Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field and at least 5 years full-time work experience in related field, or Master of Science degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field and 2-3 years full-time work experience in related field.
  • Full-time work experience in network/security and/or tech support.
  • Experience in introductory programming, database, or website development.
  • Teaching/training experience.
  • Organizational skills and the ability to work as part of a team.
  • Fluency in American Sign Language (ASL) and familiarity with Deaf culture.
  • Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college's continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences.

Required Minimum Education Level

Required Application Documents
Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae or Resume, List of References, Statement of Teaching Philosophy

How To Apply
Apply online at Keyword Search: 3698BR.

Please submit: your curriculum vitae, cover letter addressing the listed qualifications and the following attachments:
  • A brief teaching philosophy
  • The names, addresses and phone numbers for three references
    Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a suitable candidate is found.

    Additional Details
    The hiring process for this position may require a criminal background check and/or motor vehicle records check. Any verbal or written offer made is contingent on satisfactory results, as determined by Human Resources. RIT does not discriminate. RIT promotes and values diversity, pluralism and inclusion in the work place. RIT provides equal opportunity to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, marital status, sex, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in its hiring, admissions, educational programs and activities. RIT provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities under the Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the New York Human Rights Law, or similar applicable law. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to your application for employment at RIT, please contact the Human Resources office at 585-475-2424 or email your request to [email protected]
    RIT does not discriminate. RIT is an equal opportunity employer that promotes and values diversity, pluralism, and inclusion. For more information or inquiries, please visit RIT/TitleIX or the U.S. Department of Education at ED.Gov.