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Assistant Professor Computer Information Systems

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Job no: 495143
Work type: Full-time Faculty
Location: Overland Park Main Campus
Categories: Credit Instruction

Position, Department: Assistant Professor Computer Information Systems, Academic Affairs

Type of Position: Full-time Faculty, Exempt

Work Schedule, Hours per week: 40 hours per week

Pay Grade/Pay Range: Base salary of $50, 143 - $81,416 with option to work through the summer or add extra credit hours *actual pay in alignment with the Master Agreement

9-month Bargaining Unit

Opportunity for hybrid work: yes

Benefits Category: Full-time Benefits

PAID SUMMERS OFF!

KPERS eligible

Medical plan as low as $0!

An 8% employer contribution to a 403(b) retirement plan

An employer-paid $50,000 basic group life insurance plan

Generous leave accruals

Position Summary: The selected candidates will teach 15 credit hours per semester in Computer Science and Information Systems.
Current department needs include teaching courses in data analytics and programming with January 2024 start.
Additional duties expected of full-time faculty include maintaining scheduled office hours; developing and revising curriculum; training faculty in new curriculum as needed; developing and implementing course and program assessment of student learning outcomes; developing and maintaining relationships with industry and academic partners; participating in college, division, and department meetings; serving on committees; and other duties as assigned.
Teaching assignments could be any combination of face to face (day or evening), hybrid or online, and are subject to change as needed.
On-campus presence is required.

Required Qualifications:

  • Meet one of the following academic requirements:
1. A master’s degree or above in computer science (or subfield) or computer information systems or other as appropriate for teaching data science courses; or
2. A master’s degree or above with 18 graduate hours in computer science (or subfield) or computer information systems or other as appropriate for teaching data science courses; or
3. A bachelor’s degree or above and a combination of:
- at least two years of discipline-related work experience (non-teaching); and
- discipline-related course work at a level above the course desired to teach.
- (Discipline-related certifications may ease the course work and discipline-related work experience requirements.)

  • Comfortable adopting new technologies and a desire to create/deliver effective online content
  • Understand the importance of adapting to the changing landscape of higher education and the field of technology
  • Demonstrated strong communication skills
  • Commitment to diversity; ability to appreciate alternative viewpoints, collaboration, and teamwork
  • Ability and desire to teach programming courses in Java, C++, C#, or Python and/or data analytics courses
  • Teaching, training or industry experience in computer science, data analytics or related field

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Teaching experience in data analytics, computer science, information systems, or related field at an accredited K-12 or college institution
  • Industry experience in data analytics, computer science or information systems
  • Experience with learning management systems and online teaching
  • Experience implementing innovative teaching practices, including active learning, project-based, service learning, and other student-centered pedagogies
  • Ability and desire to develop and teach cloud computing courses
  • Ability to incorporate evidence-based and inclusive teaching strategies to engage students in their learning
  • Familiarity with the current landscape of computer science education in K-12 and Higher Education

To be considered for this position we will require an application, resume, transcripts, and cover letter.

*Official/unofficial transcripts are required for all Adjunct faculty and Faculty positions.

Duties and responsibilities, as required by business necessity, may be added, deleted or changed at any time at the discretion of management, formally or informally, either verbally or in writing. Scheduling, shift assignments and work location may be changed at any time, as required by business necessity.

Diversity Statement: Here at Johnson County Community College, we seek to inspire positive change for our students, faculty, and staff through promoting growth and development of all individuals. We aim to create a sense of belonging, accepting all values, life experiences, and perspectives on our campus. We are seeking individuals who will bring their true, authentic selves to JCCC so we can broaden perspectives with innovative ideas, interests, and passions, while fostering and promoting our diversity commitments to our community. We believe that engaging all of our unique employees is the key to students’ success. You belong here.

About JCCC: Established in 1969, Johnson County Community College is dedicated to transforming lives and strengthening communities through learning. Located in Overland Park, Kansas, JCCC has enjoyed a national reputation for educational excellence and student success for more than 50 years. That's five decades dedicated to smaller class sizes, more resources and a thriving campus culture – not to mention our competitive tuition rates and extracurricular experiences that transcend the norm.

Equal Employment Opportunity: Johnson County Community College (JCCC) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. JCCC provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.

Disclosure: If you need any assistance throughout the search process, please reach out to the HR Generalist for this position. In accordance with the college policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. Individual hiring departments at JCCC may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process. Many departments require those selected for hire to submit a certified transcript for all degrees obtained. For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply prior to the review date listed in posting.

If you are an applicant requesting assistance or a reasonable accommodation in the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 913-469-3877, or email JobsAtJCCC@jccc.edu.

Advertised: 07 Nov 2023 Central Standard Time
Applications close: 29 Jan 2024 Central Standard Time

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Working at Johnson County Community College

With more than 34,000 students enrolled in credit and continuing education classes each semester, Johnson County Community College is the state's third largest institution of higher education and the largest of its 19 community colleges.

JCCC offers a full range of undergraduate credit courses that form the first two years of most college curricula. The college has more than 100 transfer agreements with area colleges and universities that ensure admittance to specific programs such as business, engineering and education. JCCC students are able to begin their first two years of a four-year degree program here and complete that degree on schedule.

In addition, more than 50 one- and two-year career and certificate programs prepare students to enter the job market in high-employment fields. The college maintains extensive student support services such as computer labs, math labs, a writing center and a learning center.

JCCC’s continuing education program is the largest, most comprehensive in the Kansas City area. Through the Center for Business and Technology, participants can take courses in management and computer application or seminars and workshops that lead to professional certification and licensure. Personal enrichment classes, on topics ranging from gardening to money management, are also offered, while nationally and internationally performing and visual artists appear in the performance spaces and Gallery of Art in JCCC’s Carlsen Center.

The campus, centrally located in the county on 234 acres, opened in 1972. There are 18 major buildings on campus. Currently under construction are the Regnier Center and the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art.

JCCC’s full-time faculty and staff numbers about 875. Another 1,800 people work as adjunct faculty or part-time staff. Most faculty members have master’s degrees, and many have or are earning doctorates.

JCCC returns about $2.70 to the community for every tax dollar it collects. The college's total tangible economic impact on the community is more than $182 million annually.

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