Lecturer – Cybersecurity (C-CAP program)

Colorado Springs, CO
Mar 06, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
The College of Business and Administration at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) will establish and maintain a pool of Lecturers in Cybersecurity from which future appointments to temporary, non-tenure track positions will be made. Appointments are part-time (less than 50% time) and will be made semester-by-semester.

This position will teach cybersecurity classes for the Colorado Cybersecurity Apprenticeship (C-CAP) program.

Examples of courses include the following:

  • Managing Network Interconnections
  • Cybersecurity Technologies
  • IT Risk Management
  • Cloud Computing and Security
  • Ethical Hacking
  • IT Security Auditing and Organizational Cybersecurity.
  • We are also looking for Lecturers to provide training on industry-recognized cybersecurity certifications through bootcamps. This position will teach cybersecurity bootcamp classes.

    Examples of bootcamp classes include the following:

  • Cyber Security Analyst (CySA)
  • Certified in Risk and Information System Control (CRISC)
  • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
  • Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
  • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
  • Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP)
  • GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GIAC-CIH)
  • GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst (GIAC-CIA)
  • Associate Risk Management Professional (ARMP)
  • Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK).
  • Classes may be on-campus, online, or hybrid.

    This position has been determined to be exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.


    Who We Are:

    UCCS is one of four campuses in the University of Colorado system and is home to over 10,500 undergraduate and 1,900 graduate students. The AACSB International accredited College of Business enrolls approximately 2,000 students annually. The College of Business offers comprehensive undergraduate degrees, select master’s degrees, and professional programs that emphasize principle-based ethical decision making. Candidates are invited to view the College of Business website at: https://business.uccs.edu/.

    Colorado Springs (pop. 400K+) is situated at the base of Pikes Peak, offers many recreational and cultural activities and was recently ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top Best Places to Live in the U.S.


    What We Offer:


    Salary Range: $3,500 - $10,000 per 3-credit hour course. Pay rate is dependent upon student enrollment and the qualifications held by the lecturer. 


    These positions are dependent on the availability of auxiliary revenues funding.

    Temporary Lecturer appointments are not eligible for group health and life insurance benefits or vacation leave accrual. This position is eligible for paid sick leave. Information on benefits, including eligibility, is located at: http://www.cu.edu/employee-services.

    UCCS is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To assist in achieving this goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history check.

    UCCS is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, the University of Colorado will consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, political affiliation or political philosophy in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs, or any other characteristics protected by law.

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of the established essential functions and meet the physical and environment demands described satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability, physical and environmental conditions required of the employee on the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions, physical and environmental demands.

    Applicants with disabilities: If you have a mental or physical impairment, which limits one of your major life activities (e.g. walking, hearing, seeing, speaking, breathing, or learning) and require special accommodations for testing or interviewing, it is your responsibility to notify the office scheduling the interview or test at least 3 working days before the interview or test date. If you need special accommodations at the work site, you must notify the appointing authority or Human Resources.

    The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work.

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Completed Master’s degree in information security, information systems, information technology, computer science or a closely related field.
    • 18-credits of graduate course work in cybersecurity or information security
    • At least one year of practice experience in cybersecurity or a closely related field.
    Preferred Qualifications

    • Completed doctorate degree (Ph.D.) from a regionally accredited institution.
    • Prior teaching experience in one of the specific courses or bootcamp classes listed.
    • Relevant industry experience. 
    • Relevant industry-recognized cybersecurity certifications.
    Physical Requirements

    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to move. 
    • Employee is occasionally required to have long periods of sitting, moderate bending, and fine motor skills.
    • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.

    Job Category: Faculty
    Primary Location: Colorado Springs
    Schedule: Part-time
    Posting Date: Mar 4, 2021
    Unposting Date: Ongoing