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Computer Science Instructor

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Pasadena City College
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Computer Science Instructor

Pasadena City College


SALARY
$7,471.29 - $11,097.09 Monthly

LOCATION
Pasadena, CA

JOB TYPE
Full-Time Faculty

DEPARTMENT
Instruction

JOB NUMBER
01402

DIVISION
Career & Technical Education

CLOSING
11/16/2021 11:59 PM Pacific

PROBATIONARY PERIOD
Tenure-Track (Four Years)

SALARY SCHEDULE/RANGE
Contract Monthly Faculty

WORK SHIFT
Thirty-four (34) hours per week consisting of a combination of in-class teaching and preparation for teaching plus five and one half (5.5) hours of additional time for student conferences; and five and one half (5.5) hours for professional growth and development, College governance and other professional responsibilities for a total of 45.5 hours/week for each of two 16-week semesters.

THE POSITION:
Pasadena City College is hiring a full-time, tenure-track Computer Information Systems Instructor commencing with the 2021-2022 academic year.

We are looking for candidates who have the desire and ability to create a welcoming classroom culture that positively engages and impacts our diverse student population particularly with high school level students participating in our Dual Enrollment program. At Pasadena City College (PCC) we celebrate and respect diversity in all forms that includes every religion, gender, ethnicity, veterans, people with varied abilities, and members of the LGBTQ+ community. PCC is seeking applications from candidates who can demonstrate experience in teaching and working with individuals from diverse backgrounds and contribute to the College's mission, vision, and core values.

We are committed to achieving equally high outcomes for all students. Successful candidates will share our vision and will work with us to help all students, regardless of background and level of preparation, achieve their educational goals. Pasadena City College prides itself on faculty contributions through active participation in college-wide governance and the decision-making process.

RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE COMPUTER SCIENCE INSTRUCTOR:
  • Teach classes in Computer Science, including courses for computer science majors and non-majors
  • Participate in the development, evaluation and revision of course curriculum
  • Participate with faculty to develop and assess student learning outcomes. Use the results to improve teaching and learning
  • Participate in departmental and college-wide governance activities through committee service and/or other appropriate activities
  • Participate in professional development as relates to pedagogy and curriculum
  • Undertake all the departmental and professional responsibilities of a regular faculty member


    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master's degree in computer science or computer engineering
    OR
  • Bachelor's degree in either of the above AND a Master's degree in mathematics, cybernetics, business administration, accounting or engineering
    OR
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering AND a Master's degree in cybernetics, engineering, mathematics, or business administration
    OR
  • Bachelor's degree in mathematics AND a Master's degree in cybernetics, engineering mathematics or business administration
    OR
  • Bachelor's degree in either of the above AND a Master's degree in information science, computer information systems, or information systems
    OR
  • A valid California Community College Instructor Credential
    OR
  • The equivalent
    Degree must be shown as conferred on transcript. Some degrees may require equivalency. When equivalency is requested, the file will be reviewed by PCC's Equivalency Committee. It is the applicant's responsibility to provide ample documentation to support equivalent qualifications.

    DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Professional and/or teaching experience in two or more of the following: C++, Java, Python, 8088 assembler, data structures, and Unix/Linux administration and scripting
  • Experience working on large scale programming projects
  • Experience in robotics, device control, and Computer Engineering
  • Experience with any of the following: cloud computing, cryptography, cybersecurity, machine learning, artificial intelligence (AI), database, or data science

    PROFESSIONAL SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES:
  • Genuine enthusiasm and commitment to building a 21st century global community college
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching computer science at the community college level or its equivalent
  • Ability to work with students of varying academic preparation and learning styles in a socially, ethnically, and economically diverse environment
  • Experience working successfully in a socially, ethnically and economically diverse environment
  • Willingness to work with and support basic skills students
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and a desire for collegial collaboration across the campus

    REASONS WHY THIS POSITION IS ATTRACTIVE:
  • Pasadena City College Computer Science students are dedicated, motivated, and eager to learn
  • The Computer Science department was one of only eight programs nationwide to receive three robots as part of NASA's Swarmathon project
  • Up-to-date curriculum with effective pedagogy to give students both theoretical knowledge and handson experience to meet the challenges of the future
  • The Computer Science faculty integrate the latest technology into their pedagogy
  • Courses that are well-articulated with colleges and universities throughout California, facilitating successful student transfer
  • Students may participate in internship programs and software development projects
  • Active She.Codes Student Club to support and encourage women in Computer Science
  • Pasadena City College is respected and supported by its community
  • Pasadena City College is a world-class institution. We are Number 1 among all community colleges in California in the awarding of associate degrees and Number 1 in the awarding of associate degrees to minority students. Many of our faculty and support staff are graduates of PCC.
  • The Academic Senate, Classified Senate, and Management Association are active in the effective shared governance process of the college

    THE ASSIGNMENT:
    Ten Months, 100% - Tenure-track position beginning January 2022.
    Thirty-four (34) hours per week consisting of a combination of in-class teaching and preparation for teaching plus five and one half (5.5) hours of additional time for student conferences; and five and one half (5.5) hours for professional growth and development, College governance and other professional responsibilities for a total of 45.5 hours/week for each of two 16-week semesters. The College offers a full range of courses beginning at 7:00 a.m. and ending at 11:00 p.m. Faculty must be available to teach anytime within those hours. Faculty may be offered the opportunity to teach classes during winter and summer intersessions.


    APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS
    Pasadena City College utilizes an online application process. Hard copy, e-mailed, or faxed resumes are not accepted. You can apply for a position from any computer with Internet access. Please keep in mind the following:
  • If you do not follow the process or your application/resume is incomplete, your information will not be processed.
  • The hiring committee will review, evaluate, and consider applications and supporting materials received by the deadline. Meeting the minimum qualifications for a particular position does not assure the applicant an interview.
  • While the acceptance of the application packet is done through PCC's Applicant Tracking System(ATS), all hiring decisions are made by a hiring committee.
  • Once applications are submitted they are final. Please carefully review your application and the documents which you are attaching to make sure that they are free from errors and complete. If you require assistance with your application, please refer to the application guide or you may contact NeoEd Customer Support at 855-524-5627. Customer Support is available Monday - Friday, 6 a.m. - 6 p.m. (PST).

    All materials listed below are required for your application packet to be considered complete:
    1. Resume or Curriculum Vitae
    2. Cover Letter

    After a review of applications received, the District may require the completion and submission of supplemental documents prior to the interview process.

    ABOUT US
    Established in 1924, Pasadena City College, (PCC), has been serving the West San Gabriel Valley for 96years. PCC enrolls more than 29,500 students each semester and offers 107 academic degree programs and 72 Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs to its students. PCC serves one of the most culturally diverse student populations in the nation. The College sets the stage for preparing students to meet the demands of a changing world. Building relationships with community partners provides opportunities for PCC faculty and its students to engage in opportunities not often available to students in other areas.

    The main college campus occupies a 53-acre site, while the Foothill Community Education Center and Child Development Center are located in separate nearby off-campus facilities. Due to the geographic size of the District, PCC has two additional satellite sites - the Rosemead Center and its newest site, PCC Northwest at John Muir High School. For more information, go to www.pasadena.edu.

    OUR STRENGTHS
    PCC has many institutional strengths that distinguish it among its peers, both in the state and across the nation.Among them are:

    A highly multicultural student body:

  • 47% Latino/a/x
  • 4% Black/African American
  • 27% Asian
  • 4% Two of More Races
  • 15% White
  • 3% Unknown/Other

    Annually, at 49%, the College achieves recognition for one of the highest rates for transfer degrees to baccalaureate level institutions, both in California and across the nation. Additionally, PCC boasts a 52% bachelor's degree attainment rate for Pasadena graduates who transfer to a four-year university, compared to 42% nationally. The College is well known for national mathematics and forensic honors, as well as its extensive study abroad opportunities.

    PCC was once again named one of ten national finalists for the 2019 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, widely recognized as the nation's premier honor for two-year colleges. The Aspen Prize recognizes institutions for their outstanding outcomes in four areas: student learning; certificate and degree completion; employment and earnings; and high levels of access and success for minority and low-income students.
    PCC is ranked by the Military Times as the top community college in California for military veterans, and the College is similarly ranked among the top community colleges in the nation. The PCC Courier, the student newspaper, is a perennial award winner.

    Twelve students are elected annually by the PCC Associated Students to represent and advocate on behalf of the student body. There are 80 student clubs and organizations representing the interests of a culturally diverse student population.

    In February 2017, the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of School and Colleges reaffirmed PCC's status as a fully accredited institution. For more information, go to www.pasadena.edu.

    OUR MISSION
    Pasadena City College is an equity-minded learning community dedicated to enriching students' academic, personal, and professional lives through an array of degree and certificate programs, campus engagement, and customized student support.

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
    Successful applicants must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
  • Successful completion of background check including Live Scan and Tuberculosis (TB) assessment/screening.
  • As a condition of employment, you must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated by the date of employment.
  • Pasadena Area Community College District will notsponsor any visa applications.
  • Applicants must be available for interviews at Pasadena City College at no cost to the District.
  • Applicants who have disabilities may request that accommodations be made in order to complete the selection process by contacting the Office of Human Resources directly at (626) 585-7388.
  • The Pasadena Area Community College District does not discriminate in the educational programs and activities operated by the District or in employment procedures and practices of the District. The Policies of Title IX as developed to date are available for inspection during normal business hours at the District office at 1570 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91106.
  • Crime awareness and campus security information are available from Campus Police. (Public Law 101-542).
  • The Pasadena Area Community College District is an equal opportunity employer. The District encourages applications from underrepresented minorities and the disabled.
  • An applicant, who attempts to contact individual Board members or members of the screening committee with the intent of influencing the decision of the committee or the Board, will be disqualified. General inquiries regarding the position and/or District employment should be directed to the Office of Human Resources.

    PASADENA AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT
    Equal Opportunity, Title IX, Section 504 Employer


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    The mission of Pasadena City College is to provide a high quality, academically robust learning environment that encourages, supports and facilitates student learning and success. The College provides an academically rigorous and comprehensive curriculum for students pursuing educational and career goals as well as learning opportunities designed for individual development. The College is committed to providing access to higher education for members of the diverse communities within the District service area and to offering courses, programs, and other activities to enhance the economic conditions and the quality of life in these communities.

    Institutional Core Values

    As an institution committed to successful student learning in an environment of intellectual freedom, Pasadena City College is guided by the following essential, enduring and shared values:

    A Passion for Learning

    A Commitment to Integrity

    An Appreciation for Diversity

    A Respect for Collegiality

    A Recognition of Our Heritage of Excellence

    Academic programs: 60 program areas, with day, evening and weekend classes

    Career and Technical programs: 76 program areas, with day, evening and weekend classes

    Lifelong learning programs: 25 program areas with evening and weekend classes

    Fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges

    Offers Associate in Arts and Associate in Science degrees, Certificates of Achievement and Occupational Skills Certificates

    Recognized for:

    • High student transfer rate
    • Honors at Entrance Scholarship awards and nearly $28 million in student scholarships and financial aid

    Number of Employees:

    • 435 faculty, librarians, counselors and administrators;
    • 625 adjunct faculty
    • 382 maintenance, trades, professional, clerical, and management

    Employment

    We are looking for faculty, administrators, and support staff who will help us meet our educational goals of providing students with:

    • excellence in education in a learning-centered environment, 
    • high-quality support services, and
    • a campus climate that embraces diversity.

    We are proud of our excellence. We invite you to contribute to our tradition of excellence and to apply for available positions in the Academic, Classified, Adjunct Faculty, and Management categories.

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