Adjunct Faculty: Computer Information Technology

Job description

Category: Adjunct Faculty

Department: Computer Information Technology

Locations: Boston, MA

Posted: Aug 07, '18

Type: Adjunct Faculty

Ref No.: ADJ

About Bunker Hill Community College:

Bunker Hill Community College is the largest community college in Massachusetts, serving more than 14,000 students each semester across all modes of instruction. Ranked among the 25 fastest growing public two-year colleges in the United States, BHCC is a multi-campus institution with vibrant, urban campuses in Boston, MA, in nearby Chelsea, MA, and at three satellite locations within the Greater Boston area. BHCC is part of the Massachusetts public higher education system, which includes 15 community colleges.

BHCC offers 103 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 fifty percent are women.

Bunker Hill Community College BHCC is nationally recognized as a Leader College by Achieving the Dream and is one of four colleges awarded the National Gates Foundation Achieving the Dream Catalyst grant.


BHCC is a progressive institution guided by five goals: to Foster Student Success, Strengthen Career, Transfer and Workforce Readiness, Advance Diversity, Inclusion and Equity and Develop the College's Infrastructure. The College is committed to a learning community teaching/learning environment and, as an Achieving the Dream institution, is focused on data-driven student success.

Living in Boston:

Boston prides itself on being one of the most livable cities in America with twenty-one diverse neighborhoods offering exceptional medical facilities, vibrant neighborhood business districts, museums, galleries and an extensive network of parks and outdoor recreational areas. Unemployment consistently tracks lower than the national average and job growth in 2014 and 2015 were ahead of projections. Eighty-plus colleges and a quarter of a million college students in the area make Boston one of the country's "youngest major metropolis," according to Boston magazine. Suburbs outside of Boston offer affordable housing options with easy access to public transportation.

Job Description:

Adjunct Instructors needed in Computer Information Technology for the following courses:

CIT-118 Principles of Internet and Information Security: This is a course in Internet and Information Security which introduces students to all major areas related to securing both personal and organizational information in the "Internet Age". Beginning with an introduction to physical and electronic security issues, students proceed to explore the legal, ethical and professional issues in information and Internet security. Topics covered include, but are not limited to, identity theft, phishing and other email scams, personal and corporate firewalls, spyware and virus scanning software, chat rooms, Internet crimes against children, cyber predators, digital computer forensics, wired and wireless home & organization networks, cyber terrorism, and cyber vandalism. Students gain practical experience in Internet security considerations through a capstone Security Project. Students completing the course also attain the i-SAFE.Org certification. (Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11:30 AM-2:30 PM, Nov. 4-Dec. 22, Chelsea Campus)

CIT-216 Visual Basic: This course covers an introduction to computer programming using Visual Basic. The course provides students with "hands-on" exposure to object-oriented programming techniques and emphasizes programming logic, using the event-driven components of Visual Basic. Using laboratory case assignments, students plan, design, and create their own Windows applications. They learn how to create a user interface, set control properties, design the logic structures of the project and write the associated Visual Basic code. Topics covered include variables and mathematical operations, decision and looping structures, procedures and functions and single level arrays. (Thursdays, 8:30 AM-9:45 AM, Hybrid)

CIT-218 Intermediate Visual Basic: Expanding on the principles of object oriented and visual programming contained in Visual Basic (CIT216), this intermediate-level course provides students with additional in-depth use of the Visual Basic language. Students gain experience working with VB arrays and data interfaces, combination controls and functions, menu design and database interfaces. Multiple Classes and Inheritance will be covered as part of the continuing exposure to object oriented programming. The course emphasizes the incorporation of databases within a Visual Basic Project. (daytime and online sections available)

CIT-230 Help Desk Techniques: This course provides students with an overview of the design, implementation, and management of a computer help desk or customer support center. Course topics include customer service skills, troubleshooting tools and methods, problem-solving strategies for common support problems, the incident management process, and user needs analysis and assessment. The course also covers industry certifications, professional associations, and standards of ethical conduct for help desk personnel. (Mondays and Wednesdays, 11:30 AM-2:30 PM, Nov. 4-Dec. 22, Chelsea Campus)

CIT-282 MS Windows Administration: This course provides students with the necessary knowledge and hands-on skills required to manage the most current and industry-accepted version of Microsoft Windows. The course tailors information to requirements necessary to complete the Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) exam required by industry. Topics include, but are not limited to, installation, managing users and groups, managing domains via an overview of the Active Directory Services feature, print services, disk storage, remote access, managing and monitoring the network, the Registry and troubleshooting techniques. Course labs challenge students to piece together new and old networking concepts that reinforce each topic. (Thursdays, 6:00-9:35 PM)


  • Master's Degree in Computer Information Technology or related field
  • Community College teaching experience preferred
  • Proven ability to work with diverse faculty, staff and students


Additional Information:

Salary: $1,066.00 Per Credit Hour

Effective Date: Fall semester, 2018; open until filled

Application Instructions:

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





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Posted: 10/7/2018
Application Due: 11/10/2018
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