Instructor - Cybersecurity Management

Colorado Springs, CO
Mar 25, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
The College of Business and Administration at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) is currently seeking applicants for a non-tenure track, full-time Instructor position in Cybersecurity Management starting in August 2021.

This position will primarily teach online classes in computer networks, cybersecurity technologies, IT risk management, IT security auditing, and ethical hacking. Other classes may be assigned as needed. Classes may be online or hybrid.

This position is 80% teaching load (equivalent to 8 classes per year), 10% service, and 10% professional development (for required on-going practice-related activities to maintain a minimum of AACSB "Instructional Practitioner” status). 

Candidates should also be committed to further enhancing our collegial environment, which includes service to the college, university, community, and profession. Candidates are invited to view the college website at:

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. 

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.

Job Competencies

  • Strong commitment to student-centered instruction.
  • Demonstrated ability and interest to teach effectively in all courses.
What We Offer:

Salary Range: Generally starting at $70,000 - $75,000 per academic year

This position is dependent on the availability of auxiliary revenues funding.

The College of Business provides professional development funding.

The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, and a tuition benefit. Information on university benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Total compensation goes beyond the value on the paycheck.  Please consider reviewing the Total Compensation page at Total Compensation Calculators | University of Colorado.

Tentative Search Timeline:

  • The potential dates for interviews with the search committee will be May 10-14, 2021.

  • The potential dates for interviews with the supervisor and appointing authority will be May 24-28, 2021.

  • The potential employee start date is August 2021. 

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

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

  • A completed Master's degree in information security, information systems, information technology, computer science, or a related area from a regionally accredited institution.
  • At least one (1) year experience of teaching at a regionally accredited college or university.
Preferred Qualifications

  • Degrees from an AACSB or similarly accredited institution.
  • A terminal degree (e.g. JD or PhD) in a technology-related discipline.
  • Ability or interest in teaching online classes.
  • Relevant industry-recognized cybersecurity certification e.g. Certified Information Systems Security Professional, Certified Information Systems Auditor, or other cybersecurity certification.
  • Relevant industry experience that includes current engagement in professional activities.
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: Full-time
Posting Date: Mar 19, 2021
Unposting Date: Ongoing

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