Faculty, Information Assurance/Cyber Security

Williamsport, PA
Jul 30, 2020
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Position Details

Position TitleFaculty, Information Assurance/Cyber SecurityJob Code/Position Control NumberI67/172:001Position StatusFull-time ContinuingReports to (Supervisor) TitleAssistant Dean of Industrial & Computer TechnologiesCo-Supervisor's TitleDaily DirectionPosition Summary

The faculty will be responsible for educational leadership, student instruction, and student advising in information Technology.

Position Work Calendar172-day calendarPosition Work Hours/WeekAbilities and Skills

*Interdisciplinary approach to education. (Minimum)
*Interpersonal skills necessary to deal effectively and courteously with students, staff, administration, and the public. (Minimum)
*Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in written form. (Minimum)
*Sensitivity to the expectations of students, staff, administration, and the public. (Minimum)
*Developed organizational skills. (Minimum)
*Demonstrated sensitivity to diversity and multicultural issues. (Minimum)


*Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or appropriate, related discipline. (Minimum)
*Doctorate in Computer Science or appropriate, related discipline. (Desired)


*Two (2) years of business, industry, government or nonprofit experience within the field of Information Technology, especially in the areas of network and systems administration, database administration, computer programming, programming web applications, information assurance/cybersecurity or gaming and simulation. (Minimum)
*Related College teaching experience in Information Technology. (Minimum)
*Course development and advising experience. (Desired)
*Additional professional development. (Desired)
*Two (2) years of full-time college teaching experience in Information Technology. (Desired)
*Advanced coursework or experience in the following areas: computer gaming and simulation or database or computer programming or networking or information assurance/cybersecurity. (Minimum)

Responsibilities and Duties

-Instruct and evaluate student performance including, but not limited to computer programming, database programming/administration, gaming and simulation, information assurance/cybersecurity, and data communications and networking. (Essential)
-Advise, schedule, and maintain accurate records on students. (Essential)
-Write and update course syllabi; assist with curriculum review, revision, and development. (Essential)
-Maintain office hours according to contractual guidelines. (Essential)
-Engage in professional development and technological upgrading activities. (Essential)
-Contribute to the betterment of the College through School committee participation. (Essential)
-Contribute to the betterment of the College through College-wide committee participation. (Marginal)
-Assist with the writing and preparation of grant proposals and with follow-up activities. (Essential)
-Assist the Dean, Assistant Dean, and/or Department Head with the development and maintenance of learning assessment plans and documentation. (Essential)


*Microcomputer, mainframe, and associated hardware/software.

Physical Standards


Positions Supervised


Interfacing Departments


Special Job Features

*Finalists for this position must present a sample lesson.
*Candidates for teaching positions must be fluent in the English language (oral and written) – English Fluency in Higher Education Act. (Pennsylvania Senate Bill 539/Act No. 76)
*The terms and conditions of employment for this position are subject to all the provisions of the bargaining agreement between Pennsylvania College of Technology and the Penn College Education Association.
*Background check will be required on selected candidate.

Position LevelFIEmployment GroupFacultyFLSA StatusExemptAdditional Expectations

-Possess interpersonal skills necessary to deal effectively and courteously with students, faculty, staff and the public. (Essential)
-Demonstrate sensitivity to diversity and multicultural issues. (Essential)
-Be sensitive to the needs and expectations of students, faculty, staff and administrators. (Essential)
-Maintain a high degree of confidentiality with regards to any and all information as a direct or indirect result of job responsibilities/job functions. (Essential)
-Ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner and maintain the standard of care that is appropriate for this position. (Essential)
-Perform other appropriate job-related duties as assigned by the supervisor. (Marginal)

College Statement

This is not a complete itemization of all facets of this position. This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. The College has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without prior notice.

Office/SchoolSchool of Engineering TechnologiesPosting Details

Posting Number01116Number of Vacancies1Open Date07/28/2020Closed DateOpen Until FilledYesPay Rate / Salary

Commensurate with credentials submitted as applied to the College’s Faculty Salary System. As a point of reference, the salary range for new full-time faculty hired in various disciplines throughout the College for the 2018/19 academic year is $55,665 to $73,384.

Additional Information

The wages, hours, and terms and conditions of employment for full-time teaching faculty, counselors and librarians (all regular College funded positions and certain grant/contract funded positions) are determined by the negotiated Agreement between Pennsylvania College of Technology and the Penn College Education Association.

Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all new hires and the completion of an Employment Eligibility Verification (Form I-9) by the candidate and the employer. Any offer of employment shall be contingent on the applicant’s timely production of required documentation to verify identity and employment authorization. If you cannot or will not be able to produce the required documentation, we cannot consider your application.

If you are currently receiving an annuity from the State or Public School Employees’ Retirement System, employment at Pennsylvania College of Technology may affect your annuity status. If you are currently a member of either the State or Public School Employees’ Retirement System you may be required to contribute into the System.

Academic rank will be based on established criteria at Penn College for faculty rank.

Desired Start DateJanuary 6, 2021Position End Date Special Instructions to Applicants

If you wish to apply for this position, you must submit all application material through the College’s on-line recruiting website at www.pct.edu/jobs.

For further information on this position, call 570-327-4770.

Position TypeTeaching Faculty, Counselors and LibrariansEEO Statement

Penn College is committed to equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce.

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
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    • Centre Daily Times, State College
    • The Daily Item, Sunbury
    • The Express, Lock Haven
    • The Patriot, Harrisburg
    • The Student Portal
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • HigherEdjobs.com
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Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
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