Faculty (FY 2019-20) - Computer Science Instructor

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Posting Number FP0276 Department MSB-Computer Science Temporary End Date (if applicable) Location Pecan Position Title Faculty (FY 2019-20) - Computer Science Instructor E-Class Faculty FLSA Exempt Salary Range Click to see the Pay Plan
Job Description Summary

South Texas College is a comprehensive institution, which places primary emphasis on excellence in classroom instruction. Faculty members are expected to demonstrate and maintain competence in each of the following areas throughout their employment at the College.

Essential Duties
  1. Mastery of Subject Matter:
    • Demonstrates a thorough and accurate knowledge of the field or discipline
    • Possesses appropriate educational/professional credentials to teach in field or discipline
    • Attempts to connect subject matter with related fields
    • Maintains currency in subject matter through professional development
  2. Teaching Performance:
    • Plans and organizes instruction in ways which maximize student learning
    • Effectively employs teaching and learning strategies that promote student engagement
    • Modifies instructional methods and strategies to meet diverse students needs
    • Effectively employs available instructional technology when appropriate
    • Encourages the development of communication skills and higher order thinking skills through appropriate assignments
    • Effectively communicates subject matter content to student
    • Contributes to the selection and development of instructional materials
  3. Evaluation of Student Learning:
    • Participates in the development, implementation, and assessment of departmental student learning outcomes
    • Develops and uses evaluation methods, which fairly measures student progress toward outcomes
    • Evaluates and expeditiously returns student work to promote maximum learning
    • Maintains accurate records of student progress
    • Submits final grade rosters and supporting documents according to established deadlines
  4. Support of College Policies and Procedures:
    • Maintains familiarity with and adheres to College Policies and Procedures
    • Fulfills requirements of instructors set forth in the letter of appointment
    • Maintains regular office hours to ensure accessibility to students and colleagues
    • Prepares, distributes, and submits syllabi and approved course outlines for all assigned sections in accordance with program, division and College procedures
    • Prepares and submits First Week Financial Aid Attendance Rosters, Census Rosters, and Learning Outcome Data, by the respective deadlines each semester
    • Assures confidentiality
  5. Participation in College, Division, and Program Activities:
    • Serves on College, divisional, and program committees, teams, and task forces as assigned
    • Attends meetings and events as required by College administration
    • Participates in professional activities which contribute to the educational goals of the College and its constituents
    • Responds in a timely fashion to information requests from College and division administrators and program chairs
    • Fosters and maintains effective working relationships with students, colleagues, and supervisors
    • Assists the chair in developing, reviewing, and revising curriculum
  6. Contribution to the Growth and Enhancement of College Mission and Programs:
    • Participates in student advising
    • Maintains familiarity with College goals, mission, and long-range plans
    • Contributes to planning and development processes through appropriate channels
    • Performs professional responsibilities in accordance with pertinent goals, mission, and plans of College, division, and program
    • Facilitates recruitment and retention of students
  7. Performs other duties as assigned
Education and/or Experience

Applicant must meet the STC credential requirements as published in Board Policy 4151: Academic and Professional Credentials of Faculty

  • PhD in Computer Science or related field from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Fluent in Programming Language such as C++, Java, Python, Assembly Language, and C#.
  • Knowledge of Advanced Networking and Advanced Cybersecurity tools.
Qualification

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Must possess appropriate academic preparation
  2. Must be able to provide official transcripts and/if transcripts are earned from a foreign teaching institution, then must be able to provide an evaluation indicating that this education is equivalent to or beyond the qualifications required. This evaluation must be from an approved evaluation service
  3. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written; excellent interpersonal skills
  4. Excellent organizational skills
  5. Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate in a diverse, multi-cultural student population
  6. Commitment to the community college philosophy of education
Preferred Qualification Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Security Sensitive Position. All applicants are subject to a national criminal background check under STC policy.

Language Skills

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, class assignments and business correspondence. Ability to effectively present information to students and respond to questions from individuals as well as groups of students and chairs/directors.

Physical Requirements for This Position

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand. The employee is occasionally required to walk and sit. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Working Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Faculty may be required to teach at any of the College’s campuses or teaching sites during time periods that fall outside 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and/or dual enrollment courses at high schools throughout the College’s service area.

Security Sensitive? Yes Posting Detail Information

Desired Start Date 08/14/2019 Close Date 05/31/2019 Open Until Filled (overrides Close Date) No Special Instructions to Applicants

This is an On-line ONLY Application

Thoroughly redact or block security sensitive information including social security number, date of birth, age, citizenship status, sex/gender, ethnicity, marital status and applicant photos from all documents. FAILURE TO BLOCK ANY SUCH INFORMATION WILL RENDER THE APPLICATION INCOMPLETE. For further information, click here. All uploaded documents become part of the applicant’s application and are viewable to personnel involved in the hiring process.


Foreign Transcripts

Applicants submitting employment applications with foreign transcripts must provide transcript equivalency documentation from an approved evaluation service. The evaluation service must be a member of The National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES).The evaluation service links on the following site are provided by South Texas College for your convenience but are not affiliated with South Texas College. NACES Members


Essential Qualities of South Texas College Faculty

Before submitting your online application, please read and review the attached document that describes all Essential Qualities of South Texas College faculty and the expectations of new faculty who are applying for a position at South Texas College. Click Here

Candidate Review Start Date Annual Security Report and Non-Discrimination Statements

Notice of Availability of South Texas College Annual Security Report
As provided by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, prospective employees are entitled to request a copy of the South Texas College Annual Security Report prepared in compliance with this Act. You may obtain a copy of this report by accessing the following link: https://www.southtexascollege.edu/stcdps/cleryact.html. Copies of the report may also be obtained at the South Texas College Police Department, located at 2509 W. Pecan Blvd., McAllen Texas 78501, or by calling 956-872-2589. The website and report contain information regarding campus security and personal safety including crime prevention, crime statistics, college police law enforcement authority, crime reporting policies, and other matters of importance related to security on campus.

Statement of Equal Opportunity
South Texas College is an equal education and equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer. As an equal education institution and equal opportunity employer, the College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, disability, genetic information, or veteran status. Discrimination is prohibited and the College will comply with all applicable College policies, and state and federal legislation. This statement extends to individuals seeking employment with and admission to the College.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding this non-discrimination statement:

Brenda J. Balderaz
Director of Human Resources, Title IX Deputy Coordinator, and 504 Coordinator
2501 W. Pecan Blvd.
McAllen, Texas 78501
Office: 956-872-3637
Email: [email protected]

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding disability:

Employee(s):

Brenda J. Balderaz
Director of Human Resources, Title IX Deputy Coordinator, and 504 Coordinator
2501 W. Pecan Blvd.
McAllen, Texas 78501
Office: 956-872-3637
Email: [email protected]

Student(s):

Santa E. Pena, M.Ed., LPC-S
Director of Counseling, Title IX Deputy Coordinator, and 504 Coordinator
3201 W. Pecan Blvd.
McAllen, Texas 78501
Office: 956-872-2140
Email: [email protected]

Title IX Statement
Title IX of the Education Amendments 1972 (20 U.S.C. s1681 et seq.) and its implementing regulations, 34 C.F.R. Part 106 (Title IX), “No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.”

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding sexual harassment and sexual violence:

Mary G. Elizondo, MBA CFE, CGMA, CPA
Vice President for Finance and Administrative Services and Title IX Coordinator
3201 W. Pecan Blvd.
McAllen, Texas 78501
956-872-3558
Email: [email protected]

Resources, questions, or requests for information regarding Title IX, including complaints of gender based sexual harassment, sexual assault, sexual violence, or other sexual misconduct should be directed to the Title IX Coordinator or Title IX Deputy Coordinators as listed at the Title IX webpage: https://www.southtexascollege.edu/about/notices/title-ix.html

You may refer to Policy 4216 Harassment, Discrimination, and Sexual Misconduct at https://admin.southtexascollege.edu/president/policies/pdf/4000/4216.pdf.

Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest academic degree earned?
    • Doctorate
    • Master
    • Bachelor
    • Associate
    • Certificate
    • Other
  2. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • The Monitor
    • South Texas College Human Resources Website
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • InsideHigherEd.Com
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Starr County Town Crier
    • Other
  3. * How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • 0-1
    • 1-3
    • 3-5
    • 5-7
    • 7+
Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts/Foreign Transcript Evaluations
  3. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Veteran's Employment Preference Documentation

 

 

 

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Posted: 5/21/2019
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