Assistant Professor - Computer Science

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Assistant Professor - Computer Science

Tracking Code19-84 Job Description

Department: Math, Computer Science, and Engineering

Reports To: Division Chair

FLSA Status: Exempt


This position is responsible for providing instruction and serving as advisor to students enrolled in the Computer Science Program each semester and may include summer assignments. Additional teaching responsibilities may include Engineering or Mathematics coursework depending on education and experience.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

This list includes but is not limited to the following:

  • Teaches and has reassignment from teaching for administrative responsibilities to the equivalent of a minimum of 15 credit hours per semester as designated by the division chair. Maintains additional weekly contractual hours, including a minimum of five office hours, five campus hours and five discretionary hours divided between office and campus hours for a total of 30 hours on campus per week
  • Utilizes non-traditional delivery methods including Internet and IVC
  • Selects appropriate learning resources for students, being mindful of cost for the student, prepares class presentations and handouts for electronic distribution, and prepares a syllabus for each course, each semester
  • Evaluates student learning outcomes according to description in the syllabus and delivers grades to the registrar on time
  • Receives training in and keeps skills current in using the electronic and physical equipment and software necessary to accomplishing teaching and advising responsibilities
  • Advises students using the recommended procedures as outlined in the College Advising Handbook
  • Identifies student-learning outcomes; develops process and tools for assessment; incorporates results in order to modify instruction and materials in general education, degree program, course cluster, and/or certificate program, in coordination with colleagues
  • Participates in student recruitment, curriculum development, and serves on college committees
  • Provides mentorship for adjunct faculty and orients associate faculty as needed
  • Attends and participates in faculty meetings
  • Participates in professional development activities
  • Cultivates effective public relations with various community agencies/service providers and/or educational partners
  • Demonstrates commitment to the philosophy and mission of a comprehensive community college.
  • May teach evenings and/or weekends

Marginal Duties

  • Performs other duties as assigned


The requirements listed below are representative of the minimum qualifications necessary for an individual to satisfactorily perform each essential duty and be successful in the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties.

Education and Experience:

Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related area required. Additional degree or continued education in computer science, information systems, or related field is preferred. Demonstrated sensitivity to the needs of students, faculty, and staff from multi-cultural backgrounds. Preferred: Prior successful teaching experience in high school, community college, or as a Graduate Instructor.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to successfully recruit students into computer science and/or related fields.
  • Proven dynamic classroom leadership and the ability to foster enthusiasm in students.
  • Highly motivated with the vision and ability to expand the computer science program.
  • Demonstrated experience with computer applications related to computer science.
  • Proficiency in the set-up and use of alternate delivery methods (e.g., Internet and inter-active video) preferred.
  • Proven leadership qualities and abilities preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written English communication skills.
  • Ability to collaborate across institutional lines to meet cross-institutional goals.
  • Ability to use a personal computer and associated peripherals and current version of Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office, Internet, and alternative delivery systems (e.g., internet and interactive video) at a proficient level.
  • Ability to operate standard office equipment including phone, fax, copier

Physical Demands & Work Environment

The physical demands & work environment described here are representative of those that must be met or are encountered by an employee in the normal course of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical requirements and environment are typical of those in a general office setting. This job involves regular sitting, standing, walking, typing, moving, lifting objects up to 10 pounds and exposure to office lighting. A wide variety of standard office equipment is continually used, including phone, fax, copier, printer and computer.



Applicant is responsible for reading and following the application instructions to ensure successful application submittal.


It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure they have submitted all required materials, as listed below. Following application submittal, applicant can login via the Modify Your Application link (to the right) to view application profile:

1) Completed online profile, including the following THREE uploaded documents:

UPLOADED IN STEP 5 OF PROFILE – Cover letter which addresses your qualifications for this position (please do not combine letter with resume)

UPLOADED IN STEP 5 OF PROFILE – Resume (please do not combine resume with letter)

UPLOADED IN STEP 5 OF PROFILE – Unofficial Transcripts showing highest degree. Official transcripts will be required upon hire. If you do not have your transcripts in electronic format for uploading, you may fax them to 208-769-7786 with a cover page that includes the position title.

2) Upon request, you may be asked to complete the NIC E-Application Form.
This request (if made) will come to you via e-mail.

3) Upon hire, official transcripts will be required.

4) You must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer.

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background check.

Location: NIC Campus

Opening Date: February 1, 2019

Closing Date: All materials must be received by Noon, March 15, 2019

Anticipated Starting Date: August 12, 2019

Compensation: Salary is commensurate with education, experience, and placement on the North Idaho College Faculty Salary Structure. Excellent benefits, including retirement. 100% of full-time, tenure track position.

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The safety of all members of the campus community is of vital concern to North Idaho College. Information regarding crime prevention advice, the law enforcement authority of Campus Security, policies concerning the reporting of any crimes which occurred on the campus (and other specified locations), other security and safety-related policies, as well as the crime statistics for the most recent 3-year period may be found in the Campus Safety and Security Guide and Annual Fire Safety Report. A paper copy of the Campus Safety & Security Guide and Annual Fire Safety Report may be obtained by contacting the Campus Security at 208-769-3310.

Job Location Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular




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Posted: 2/5/2019
Application Due: 3/16/2019
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