Computer Science Adjunct Instructor

Posting Number: F00810
Location: Diablo Valley College

Description of Position:
The Diablo Valley College Computer Science Department is seeking Adjunct Faculty in Computer Science / Programming. An adjunct instructional faculty member will be responsible for maintaining the highest academic standards in his/her discipline. The individual is expected to exercise professionalism and civility in all activities related to the role of academician, including those concerned with the various duties assigned, and any involvement with colleagues, peers, community, and students.

Example courses that might be taught by this position include Computer Literacy, Assembly, Python, Java, and C/C++.

Charlie Shi, email: [email protected]

Position Status: Non-Tenure Track
EEO Job Category: Faculty & Other Instructional Staff
Employee Group: Part-Time Faculty
Department: D4610-Computer Science

Duties and Responsibilities:
Adjunct Faculty duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
1. providing instruction in accordance with established curriculum, course outlines and class schedules;
2. creating and maintaining an environment which emphasizes learning, encourages free discussion of ideas and critical thinking;
3. evaluating progress of students concerning educational matters and grades student work;
4. meeting with students outside of class;
5. maintaining appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics;
6. maintaining current knowledge in the subject matter areas;
7. fulfilling professional responsibilities of a part-time/temporary faculty member;
8. maintaining accurate academic records;
9. performing other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualification-Education/Experience:
Understanding of and sensitivity to the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, sexual orientation and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, staff and faculty.

1. Master’s in Computer Science or Computer Engineering
Bachelor’s in either of the above
Master’s in mathematics, cybernetics, business administration, accounting or engineering
Bachelor’s in engineering
Master’s in cybernetics, engineering, mathematics, or business administration
Bachelor’s in mathematics
Master’s in cybernetics, engineering, mathematics, or business administration
Bachelor’s degree in any of the above
A master’s degree in information science, computer information systems, or information systems
OR the equivalent.

2. Any bachelor’s degree AND two years of professional experience in Computer Information Systems or related field.

3. Any associate degree AND six years of professional experience in Computer Information Systems or related field.

Desirable Qualifications:
- Teaching experience at the community college level

- Canvas LMS experience and/or Quality Matters training or certifications.
-Ideal candidates will possess extraordinary interpersonal skills, leadership qualities, a passion for teaching, and the ability to effectively communicate with students to help them achieve their educational goals.

-Commitment to professional growth and development.

Job Open Date: 12/01/2021
Job Close Date: 12/30/2021
Open Until Filled: Yes
Employment Begins: Fall 2022
# of Months: 5 months

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The Contra Costa Community College District does not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, age, sex, or sexual orientation. This prohibition against unlawful discrimination extends to any person who is perceived to have any of the above characteristics or who is associated with someone who has, or who is perceived to have, any of those characteristics.

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