Adjunct Faculty: Computer Information Technology Department-Spring 2019 semester mini-2 session

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Category: Adjunct Faculty

Department: Computer Information Technology Department

Locations: Boston, MA

Posted: Mar 19, 2019

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.

COLLEGE GOALS:

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 the Computer Information Technology Department for Spring 2019 Semester Mini-2 Session. Classes begin April 1 and all run at the BHCC Chelsea Campus.

CIT-118 Prin of Internet & Info Sec (Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11:30AM-2:30PM)

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.

CIT-182 PC Hardware & Software (Mondays and Wednesdays, 11:30AM-2:30PM)

This course provides an excellent, interactive exposure to personal computers, hardware, and operating systems. Students completing this course will be able to describe the internal components of a personal computer, assemble a system, install an operating system, and troubleshoot using system tools and diagnostic software. They will also be able to connect computers to the Internet, share resources in a networked environment and develop greater skills and confidence in working with desktop and laptop computers. Students participate in "hands-on" activities and lab-based learning to become familiar with various hardware and software components and discover best practices in maintenance and safety. Topics covered include: laptops and portable devices, wireless connectivity, security, safety and environmental issues. Standalone virtual learning tools supplement classroom instruction and provide opportunities for interactive "hands-on" learning.

CIT-230 Help Desk Techniques (Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2:45-5:45PM)

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.

CIT-268 Windows Op Systems (Mondays and Wednesdays, 2:45-5:45PM)

This course provides students with in-depth, hands-on experience with the most commonly used versions of the Windows operating systems. Students gain experience using system file managers, utilities, set-up procedures, and other major components of the operating systems. In addition, the course emphasizes gaining an understanding of device drivers, link libraries, memory management, multi-tasking requirements, and multi-media considerations. Upon completion of the course, students have a high degree of competence in the application and use of these Windows operating systems such as Windows, DOS, and Linux.

Requirements:

  • Masters degree in subject area or Masters degree and equivalent of three years of experience working with subject area
  • Community College teaching experience preferred
  • Proven ability to work with diverse faculty, staff and student population

QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL BE INVITED TO ATTEND THE ADJUNCT ACADEMY PRIOR TO BEING ASSIGNED COURSES.

Additional Information:

Salary per credit hour: $1,040.00

Review Date: open until filled

Application Instructions:

To be considered for this position please upload the following documents to your account:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • A Copy of your Unofficial Transcripts

Please be sure to address the Required Qualifications in your documents.

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