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Instructor - Computer Science

Employer
Tarrant County College
Location
Fort Worth, TX
Closing date
Jul 23, 2021

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Job Details

Job Title:

Instructor - Computer Science

Posting Number:

F003997

Position Status:

Full Time

Assignment Length :

9 month

Grant Funded:

No

Category:

Faculty

Class Code:

23

Pay Rate:

Commensurate with education and experience.

Location:

Northwest

Department:

NW Computer Science

Job Summary:

Reporting to the campus department instructional leader, instructors provide assistance to students in their learning process by utilizing all appropriate college resources, materials, facilities, and educational technologies available to complement the teaching and learning process providing a direct impact to student success.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Performance Requirements
• Accepts and teaches classes based on varied schedules and modalities as assigned by designated supervisor (may include online or Weekend College)
• Accommodates diverse student needs and external stakeholders’ expectations of the College
• Demonstrates a sensitivity toward and respect for the myriad diversities represented in the student population, colleagues, and service area
• Aids in the development of curricula, including individual course syllabi as assigned
• Prepares and delivers instruction to students following the College Master Syllabus using the approved learning management system
• Works with colleagues to select appropriate textbooks for departmental adoptions, and abides by departmental decisions for textbooks
• Communicates regularly with students and college officials, including responding to e-mails, calls, and requests for meetings
• Independently pursues activities to enhance subject matter expertise, skills in various modes of instruction, and knowledge of learning
• Prepares assignments and assessments to assure achievement of learning outcomes
• Designs and maintains an active classroom environment conducive to student learning and success
• Maintains student attendance records weekly and certifies student enrollments by the established deadline
• Evaluates student performance and learning in accordance with discipline and department standards
• Provides regular and timely evaluation feedback to students, posts grades in the learning management system weekly, and submits final grades by the established deadline
• Assigns grades consistent with course requirements
• Assists in College’s commitment to assessing student learning outcomes and program learning outcomes and to achieving institutional performance measures
• Accepts assignments as necessary at other sites such as for dual credit courses

Service Excellence
• Supports the College’s 3 Goals and 8 Principles
• Complete all required training and professional development sessions sponsored through Tarrant County College (TCC)
• Support the values of the College: diversity, teaching excellence, student success, innovation and creativity and service to the College
• Attends the workplace regularly and follows a work schedule to keep up with the demands of the worksite
• Adheres to College policies and procedures
• Adheres to applicable safety procedures

Performs other related tasks as required.

The duties listed are intended only as illustrations of the diverse types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

Required Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures:

• Master’s degree or higher* in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Computer Information Technology, Computer Engineering or related area; or Master’s degree or higher* with 18 graduate hours in Computer Science or above mentioned areas

*Degree must be from a regionally accredited college or university

Desired Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures:

• Work experience in cybersecurity
• Experience teaching a class or facilitating training
• Teaching experience utilizing active learning techniques, service learning and innovative technology
• Experience teaching in Dual Credit and Early College High School programs

Knowledge, Skills and Ability:

• Ability to work effectively in a collaborative environment and a setting that is diverse
• Ability to think critically to effectively solve and communicate problems in a fast-paced environment where the demands for work are varied, and unpredictable in scope and volume
• Ability to use computer applications and enterprise systems, including proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software
• Skilled in excellent customer service and interpersonal skills with diverse populations
• Ability to work independently and take initiative

Accommodations:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

Special Instructions Summary:

The teaching load for this position may include dual credit courses. Dual credit instructors provide college level courses to high school students in the Tarrant County area.

Posted:

06/15/2021

Contact:

Richard Sellers

*:

[email protected]

Organization

Serving more than 100,000 students each year, Tarrant County College is one of the 20 largest higher education institutions in the United States. The two-year college offers a wide range of opportunities for learners of all ages and backgrounds, including traditional programs such as Associate of Arts degrees, Community and Industry Education courses, workshops and customized training programs. The College established in 1965, has six campuses throughout Tarrant County, including TCC Connect which provides flexibility with e-Learning and Weekend College. TCC also assists employers in training their workforces with TCC Opportunity Center.

 

Working for TCC Works!  Here’s why:

  • One of the 20-largest higher education institutions in the country
  • Generous vacation time on top of Spring Break and Winter Break
  • Competitive salaries and benefits
  • Depth, breadth and scope of TCC’s programs and services
  • Quality reputation
  • Consistently ranked among the nation’s top associate degree-producing colleges
  • Consistently ranked as one of the nation’s best colleges for veterans
  • Commitment to equity and inclusion
  • Affordable cost of living in one of the nation’s fastest-growing counties
  • Work-Life balance
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