Teaching Assistant Professor and Assistant Academic Director

Location
Denver, USA, Colorado
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
Aug 01, 2018
Ref
005502
Contact
University of
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
Position Type
Alt-Ac & Post-Ac
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The University of Denver has the distinction of being the oldest independent university in the Rocky Mountain region, giving it a tradition of 150 years of academic excellence. The University of Denver's college of professional and continuing studies, University College, is a leader in adult education, providing fully accredited and affordable educational experiences specifically designed for busy adults.

Position Summary

The Teaching Assistant Professor and Assistant Academic Director is responsible for various software concentrations in the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) program. This role requires deep technical expertise in such areas as software, web, database, and mobile application development. The primary responsibilities are teaching and overall program management, with emphasis on curriculum development, faculty selection and development, and course scheduling and delivery. This position reports to the Academic Director and partners with the Director to ensure that the content of the various software concentrations is current, high quality, and meets the needs of employers and students. The Assistant Academic Director also works with the Director to ensure that the software curriculum integrates with the ICT foundation courses, aligns with ICT program outcomes, and is complementary where appropriate with courses in other concentrations within the ICT program. The Assistant Academic Director also works closely with other members of the ICT extended team such as the academic advisor, instructional support specialists, program assistant, recruiter, and members of student services to assure quality course delivery, support student advising, address student issues, provide support to faculty, and attract new students to the program.

Required Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in Computer Science or related discipline.
  • Demonstrable expertise in current software technologies.
  • Strong management, teamwork, and problem solving skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ph.D.
  • Previous teaching experience.
  • Curriculum development and assessment experience.
  • Software development experience in areas such as web, mobile, and cloud-based applications.
  • Knowledge of best practices in both face-to-face and online course delivery.

A review of applications will begin immediately. The anticipated start date for this role is September 1, 2018. Early applications will be given preference.

Candidates must apply online through www.du.edu/jobs to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.

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