Instructor - Software and Cyber

Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City
900 N Portland Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 73107 United States

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Position Details

Req ID:


Position Title:

Instructor - Software and Cyber

Position Type:


Position Number:


OSU Campus:

Oklahoma City


Information Systems & Technologies

Location Address:

900 N Portland
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 73107
United States

Hiring Supervisor:

Diana Biswell

Hiring Range:
(Contingent upon available funding):

0.00 - 0.00, Commensurate with education and experience

Work Schedule:

A flexible work schedule to include some evenings and weekends

Faculty Appt Period:

Job Summary:

Job Summary:

To develop in each student the skills of criticalthinking and to help students learn Information Technologies presented to them inorder for that student to become a positive member of the community.

Essential Job Functions:

1.Teach 12 credit hours (or equivalent) with 3 hours credit release time each fall and spring semester for department head role.(Additional class release time allowed for program development)

2.Maintain presence 35 hours per week on campus with availability for class schedule, student office hours and administrative role.

3.Supervise all courses, degree/certificate-granting programs of the department.

4.Supervise the development/distribution of department publications.

5.Coordinate development of an appropriate and efficient class schedule each semester.

6.Coordinate with transfer institutions in the articulation of courses and/or degree programs.

7.Remain current with theory and practice in the profession, coordinate and monitor professional growth activities for faculty.

8.Develop a proposed budget for submission to the Division Head and recommend all budget expenditures to the Division Head.

9.Coordinate the recruitment, selection, and recommendation of adjunct faculty and actively participate in the selection of full-time faculty.

10.Coordinate, develop, and participate in recruitment activities for department.

11.Develop and monitor faculty teaching loads.

12.Develop assessment plan in coordination with faculty and submit required assessment data and departmental information for program reviews and other institutional reports.

13.Evaluate faculty.

14.Supervise textbook selection.

15.Supervise implementation of institutional guidelines for retention.

16.Supervise implementation of assessment model.

17.Coordinate active advisory committee for degree programs.

18.Establish and maintain effective cooperation and coordination with all other divisions, departments, and support units on campus.

19.Participate in professional organizations.

20.Fulfill all faculty requirements as noted in the Faculty Handbook.

21.Complete all mandatory training and participate in RPT recommended level of professional development each year.

22.Perform other duties as assigned.

The duties listed in this job description are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be required to be performed in the position. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or included as a logical assignment related to the position.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Resume and cover letter are required for full consideration.Official transcripts will be required upon hire.

Education & Experience

Position Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:


    Associate or Bachelor Degree and licensure/certification in discipline required (technical program/non-transfer classes)
    Master’s Degree in discipline or related area or Master’s Degree with 18 hours in discipline required (transfer classes)

    Must be qualified to teach and provide leadership in an academic discipline and/or degree program.Industry experience in software development and/or cyber security.Minimum of one year of college-level teaching experience.

Skills, Knowledge,Abilities Required:

    Teaching Competence – Must be able to create lesson plans, content, presentations, ancillary materials, and assignments to effectively transform information to knowledge for students; have the ability to assess student learning and progress.
    Communication skills – Must be able to communicate verbally and in writing with clear, grammatically correct English and prepare complex reports on deadline; requires interaction with supervisors, colleagues, students, alumni, advisory committee members, and the public, using tact, discretion, and independent judgment.
    Computer skills – Must be demonstrably proficient in Microsoft Office (MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel), as well as e-mail, internet and learning management systems.
    Ability to manage multiple priorities imposed by frequent deadlines, peak workloads, and public/student contact.
    Passion for assisting customers and representing the OSU-OKC and OSU brand with positivity and professionalism.
    Demonstrated history of ethical and professional behavior.
Preferred Qualifications:

    Doctorate in related field preferred
    Experience in Learning Management Systems such as D2L, Blackboard, or Canvas
Other Performance Measures:

Successful performance of the job requires creativity,initiative, and effective problem solving. Must work constructively withfaculty, staff, and university officials to accomplish essential job functions.An incumbent must use tact and diplomacy following school dress standards,proper attendance or leave policies, and other work-habits concerns arerequired.

Working Conditions:

  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule to include some evenings and weekends in an often times busy and noisy environment.
  • Work will be performed in an office and classroom environment with a significant amount of public contact, in person, by telephone, via email, and various communication platforms.

Physical Requirements:

    Duties require extended periods of sitting, talking and listening.
    Duties require extensive use of computers, telephone and other office equipment.
    Requires possible lifting of up to 25 lbs. (If an object weights more than 45 lbs., OSU-Oklahoma City requires this to be a two-person lift).

The work environment and physical demandsdescribed here are representative of those required by an employee to performthe essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodations.

Oklahoma State University (OSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations,OSU conducts pre-employment background checks on final candidates. Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.


Oklahoma State University is a modern land-grant system that prepares students for success. Orange is the Answer. Through leadership and service, OSU improves the lives of people in Oklahoma, the nation and the world. OSU has more than 35,000 students across its five-campus system with students from all 50 states and around 120 nations. Established in 1890, OSU has graduated more than 264,000 students to serve the state of Oklahoma, the nation and the world. 

Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City (OSU-OKC) is part of the modern land-grant system of Oklahoma State University. OSU-OKC is a two-year public institution, offering more than 50 degrees and certificate options. Through quality education, a supportive environment, leadership training and service opportunities, OSU-OKC trains students to work and educates them to lead. OSU-OKC graduates are found throughout the community serving as police officers, firefighters, nurses, teachers, healthcare professionals and business owners.

Oklahoma State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/E-verify employer committed to diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression,  national origin, disability, protected veteran status or other protected status. Oklahoma State University campuses are tobacco and vapor-free.

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