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Instructor, Information Technology

Rhodes State College
Lima, OH

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Summary of Duties

The Instructor has the responsibility for developing curricula and teaching Computer Programming courses.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Teach up to eighteen (18) contact hours weekly in assigned day, evening, or weekend courses. Able to teach alternative delivery modalities including flipped classes, cohort and hybrid course content.
  • Provide 10 office hours weekly for student advising, curriculum development, assessment activity, etc.
  • Provide 12 hours weekly of college and community service (committees, meetings, professional development, etc...).
  • Ability to learn new technologies and be a self-starter.
  • Assist the Chair with recommendations for hardware/software purchases, instructional scheduling, and use of facilities.
  • Assist with marketing projects and promotion of the College, Information Technology program, and individual departments or programs through a variety of activities.
  • Instruct and facilitate computer classes and labs.
  • Maintain a close working relationship with industry, maintain a high visibility in the community, stay current with latest technologies and incorporate into curriculum.
  • Maintain skills by acquiring and maintaining networking, Cisco Certifications, other related certifications and attending necessary training sessions.
  • Assist with establishing goals, objectives and resources needed in the information Technology program.
  • Develop professionally by continuing to seek and learn new knowledge and skills in the Information Technology industry and other associated areas.
  • Actively participate in divisional, college committee and related activities.
  • Be committed to implementation of the philosophy and conceptual framework of the Technology and Liberal Studies Division and its programs.
  • Perform other similar duties as required.
  • Experience, Skills & Abilities


  • At least 5 years' experience in networks, routing, switching, wireless essentials, server management, computer hardware, operation systems and Linux.
  • Cisco Certified System Instructor Certification.
  • Ability to teach web programming and other developing compilers is desired. Willingness to adapt to technological trends.
  • Must be committed to the two-year college mission, quality instruction and willing to work evening or weekend hours as needed.
  • Must be reliable, conscientious and able to work independently and must be detail oriented and a self-starter.
  • Must be willing to receive extensive and ongoing training in the IT field and develop new courses related to current industry trends.

  • Education & Certifications


    • Bachelor’s degree in computer technology or Bachelor’s degree in some other field with equivalent computer programming work experience.
    • Holds relevant IT certifications.


    • Master's degree


    Called upon to develop highly trained, innovative, career-ready individuals for every industry and organization, Rhodes State College has become the right place for students who want to make an impact right now.

    For five decades, Rhode State has changed lives, built futures and improved communities through lifelong learning. We take pride in training individuals who become essential contributors to manufacturing, business, healthcare and their communities. With over 70 programs, majors and certificates, students come to Rhodes State with promising futures and complete their training with new jobs, new credentials, or their sights set on seamlessly transitioning to a bachelor’s degree program.

    We are creating a quality, affordable pathway for students to accomplish their goals, whether they begin at Rhodes State in high school, through our College Credit Plus program, or come seeking a new path in life, a new hobby, or an upgrade to their job skills. Through an extensive partnership with business, manufacturers, healthcare providers, and organizations in our ten-county service area, students have the opportunity to connect, network and enter new roles upon completion of their courses.

    Rhodes State is a vital asset to the region for growth and innovation as we strive to meet the needs of employers with the credentialed workers they need to succeed and grow. We are creating new programs, purchasing advanced laboratory equipment, and collaborating with regional partners to garner fresh ideas and insight. The new Center for Health Science Education and Innovation in Downtown Lima is just one example of how Rhodes State is creating an interdisciplinary learning environment, equipped with the latest technology to serve students and the community as a whole.

    Students of every variety can experience the excellence of Rhodes State online, on campus, or through our network of educational partners. We have staff and faculty to support special needs, help to engage in student activities, or give counseling and career advice. In addition, our alumni family of over 18,000 degree holders is a growing force in our region. They are available as mentors to our students and bridge-builders for the College into the community.

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