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Instructor, Computer Information Services (CIS)

Aims Community College
Greeley, Colorado
Minimum pay of $47,736.00 plus benefits

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Instructions for all Applicants:

In order to be considered please provide a thorough and complete application.

  • Clearly document job duties performed that relate to responsibilities, qualifications, and essential job duties in the “Work Experience” section on the application. We evaluate your experience based on this information.
  • Clearly outline dates of employment and hours worked per week or credit hours worked per term for each employment experience listed in the Work Experience section of the Application.
  • Please make sure you state whether work experience (aka work history) is part time or full time employment (full time is 40 or more hours per week).


Be sure to upload all the required documents listed at the bottom of the Job Description. This can be uploaded as part of your application materials in the "My Experience" section.  If there are missing documents, your incomplete application will not be considered.


Upon hire, all positions at Aims Community College require a criminal background check, and may require a MVR, and/or drug screen. Keep in mind, a conviction does not automatically preclude candidates from being employed. The nature of a conviction will be considered relative to the duties of the position.


Job Description:

Full-Time, Faculty, 9-month Academic position – Computer Information Systems Faculty. This is a Full-Time, tenure-track, benefited Faculty position beginning Fall Semester, 2023.
The faculty member will conduct their assignments and co-curricular college activities in a manner consistent with the philosophy and purpose of Aims Community College as stated in the school catalog. The primary purpose of the faculty member is to teach. The faculty member is also responsible for scholarly and creative activities (professional development), and service to the college.
Should have the knowledge/experience necessary to teach in the following areas:

  • Client-side web scripting languages–using JavaScript and popular JavaScript Libraries such as jQuery
  • Server-side Web scripting languages – object oriented – PHP
  • Database management using SQL in conjunction with server-side scripting (PHP-MySQL)
  • Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
  • Content Management Systems – Word Press, Drupal, Joomla
  • Microsoft Office Applications – Word, Excel, Access
  • Use of command line on Windows/Unix and Apple systems for file system management and batch scripting.
  • Graphic formats use and manipulation
  • A+ courses

Interacting with students to provide opportunities to learn, creating conditions that facilitate learning, and using techniques and methods that create a high probability that learning will occur. To achieve such interaction, a teacher must possess three basic abilities:

  • Instructional Delivery: those human interactive skills and characteristics that make for clear communication of information, and promote learning through an effective learning environment.
  • Provide effective and high-quality instruction of subject being taught.
  • Apply learning-centered educational practices such as creating and communicating clearly-defined outcomes for student learning.
  • Provide a diverse array of learning activities that directly tie to those defined outcomes.
  • Use assessment data to improve instruction and learning, and participate in an ongoing College-Wide dialogue about teaching and learning.
  • Develop and refine department curriculum as necessary to maintain currency in pedagogy and content


Instructional Design Skills:

  • Includes technical skills in designing, sequencing, and presenting experiences which promote student learning, and designing, developing, and implementing tools and procedures and procedures for assessing student-learning.
  • Use and develop appropriate computer-based technologies, including online instruction to promote student learning.
  • Design, develop and implement tools and procedures for assessing student-learning outcomes.
  • Adopt new teaching methodologies as appropriate.
    Collaborate in the development and implementation of diagnostic, formative, and summative assessments of learning for students.


Professional Obligations:

  • Implement department, division, and/or institutional goals as assigned.
  • Maintain office hours, turn in grades on time, meet assigned classes.
  • Perform advising duties.
  • Submits course syllabi and other required documents on time.
  • Manages the classroom facility.
  • Keeps accurate attendance and grade records.
  • Meets


Scholarly and Creative Activities (Professional Development):

Those endeavors related to a faculty member’s teaching assignment that contribute to the discovery, dissemination, and practical application of knowledge and/or skill. The activities that may be required, as appropriate to the faculty member’s teaching assignment, include the following:

  • Acquire and/or maintain certification.
  • Attend conferences, workshops, and/or training appropriate to one’s field.
  • Complete coursework related to one’s teaching assignment.
  • Create teaching methodology and instructional design.
  • Other activities that contribute to keeping current in the content field.


Service Helping:

Helping the college to meet the goals and objectives of its mission and strategic plan. The activities that may be required, as appropriate to the faculty member’s teaching assignment, include the following:

  • Provide competent advising to students seeking AAS, AS, and/or AA Degrees and program certificates.
  • Fulfill College service requirements by making meaningful contributions on campus and/or to community service groups.
  • Participate in institutional and departmental recruitment and retention activities. Assist in the evaluation and selection of textbooks and other resources and materials in one’s assigned area.
  • Serve on department, division, and institutional committees.
  • Assist in program and curriculum review, revision, and the development and assessment of learning.
  • Maintain classrooms and/or labs.
  • Demonstrate a willingness to embrace and apply the provisions of the College’s mission statement, purpose, philosophy and commitment to diversity.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Shall hold or qualify for a full-time, post-secondary vocational credential in Computer Information Systems issued by Aims Community College CTE Office. Contact Landon Loyd for the application at [email protected]. This will require at least two years (4,000 hours) of approved experience in business, marketing, management or accounting. The preference is 8,000 – 10,000 hours of work experience or a combination of work and teaching experience.
  • An earned bachelor’s degree in computer related field from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Experience working with adult and non-traditional learners.
  • Evidence of ability to maintain positive and professional interpersonal relationships with students, faculty, staff and administration.
  • Evidence of ability to work as a team member.
  • Evidence of being able to communicate effectively in writing and orally.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Preferred Master’s Degree in computer field from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Experience in developing curriculum


Required Documents:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Diversity Statement (see instructions below)
  • Copy of Transcripts (official ones will be required if selected as the finalist)
  • Teaching Philosophy (personal statement)
  • Certifications
  • other professional obligations as stated in the Faculty Annual Plan and Evaluation.



Please Note: All required documents can be uploaded in the “my experience” section of the application under Required Documents. ​​



Minimum Payment Amount: $47,736.00


Employees in these positions may be asked to participate in temporary assignments lasting less than 6 months (such as curriculum development, short term projects, meetings and substitute duties) which could amount to additional temporary pay.


Pay Rate Type: Salary



Included with Aims Full-time Employment is a generous package of Benefits, most are listed below:

  • Benefits are effective immediately
  • 100% employer provided medical & dental coverage employees (employee only option)
  • 85% employer provided medical & dental coverage for employee's spouse and/or family
  • Voluntary vision insurance
  • Staff Annual Leave (minimum accrual of 15 days) & Sick (minimum accrual of 12 days)
  • 17 paid holidays and 3 personal days each year
  • Summer schedule: 4 day work week - Fridays Off
  • Employer paid long-term disability and life insurance premiums  
  • Tuition waiver & reimbursement for employees
  • Tuition waiver for dependents
  • PERA employer (see for comprehensive benefits) 
  • Additional supplemental benefits & retirement programs available
  • Access to the PERC (Aims gym) for employee & one guest
  • Free parking on all campuses


Part-time employees also receive some benefits depending on the number of hours worked.

  • Tuition waiver for employee on Aims courses
  • Access to the PERC (Aims gym) for employee & one guest
  • Aims Discount program
  • Free parking on all campuses
  • PERA employer (see for comprehensive benefits) 
  • Additional supplemental benefits & retirement programs available



If you need assistance with this process please contact Human Resources.

Initial screening will be conducted by a committee based on completed application materials.


Please be prepared to submit the following, if required:

• Cover Letter addressing qualifications relative to position requirements
• Resume
• Diversity Statement; see below  
• Teaching Philosophy (for faculty positions only)
• Copy of Transcripts for all positions. Official transcripts will be required if hired for all Full Time positions


Diversity Statement Instructions

Aims Community College recognizes and celebrates diversity within our students, faculty, and staff. We are committed to equity and inclusion to improve the learning experiences of all students and the working conditions of all employees.

  • In your diversity statement, please provide your interpretation of what it means to serve a diverse community and work in an inclusive environment.

  • Please include specific examples for how your background, education, and/or professional experience have prepared you to fulfill those responsibilities in this position.

  • As you consider what to put in your statement, please note Aims Community College is committed to equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, age, or any other protected class.


Faculty:  Must submit academic transcripts from an accredited institution. Applicants who have degrees from outside of the United States must request a credential evaluation of their transcript. National Association of Credential Evaluation Services ( or Association of International Credential Evaluators ( lists members who may be contacted for assistance in evaluating foreign credentials.


If you are a current Aims Community College Faculty and have transcripts on file, then a new official copy is not required.

Aims Community College is an equal opportunity employer.  Selection will be based solely on merit and will be without discrimination based on age, ancestry, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, familial status, gender, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, race, religion, or veteran's status.  All application materials must be submitted by the closing date posted and become the property of Aims Community College. The screening committee will select finalists for interviews. The goal of Aims Community College is to enhance the diversity present in the district we serve. To comply with Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, if hired, you will be required to provide documents within 3 days of hire date to show your identity and your authorization to work. This law applies to all persons hired.


As a two-year public college with multiple locations in Northern Colorado, Aims Community College recognizes the important role it plays in each student’s academic and career success. By creating a thriving community built around inclusion and educational opportunity, the goal is for each student to receive an empowered experience that will prepare them for a successful future.

Our Purpose

Build a Stronger Community

Aims continually seeks opportunities to ensure inclusivity, learning and growth. For equitable education access to occur, targeted outreach and support is necessary for enrolling and retaining diverse groups. This aligns with the inclusive community Aims seeks to create. 
Aims also invests in regional programs and partnerships around Northern Colorado. This sets up a pathway to career success for students while simultaneously enriching Northern Colorado development.

Our Vision

First Choice: The Recognized Leader in Learning and Student Success
It is the goal of Aims Community College to provide a wide range of learning-centered programs and strategies in a supportive environment so every student can be successful. Aims promotes learning through best practices such as teaching with high expectations, increasing engagement and encouraging active learning. Aims is continuously enhancing operations as a commitment to providing the most effective education for each student.

Our Mission

Provide knowledge and skills to advance quality of life, economic vitality and overall success of the diverse communities we serve.

Aims believes education should be accessible to all individuals who can benefit from the courses and programs available. Offering opportunities to relieve the financial burden of college is a priority. Aims also strives to foster equitable access by working to increase enrollment of first-generation, non-traditional and under-represented groups. Aims provides educational opportunities in a manner in which students are able to follow an individualized path that will lead to a successful future.

Our Values

Aims is committed to creating a culture built around respect and inclusivity where everyone is celebrated for their individual differences. As an academic institution, this community atmosphere allows students to feel empowered to succeed on their chosen educational path. 

The following five values are the guiding principles and behaviors that embody the expectations set forth by Aims to build a stronger community.

A Top Place to Work

Learners and employees choose Aims because of our talented, professional and engaged employees. Work in beautiful northern Colorado and get amazing benefits such as free insurance for individuals and tuition reimbursement for your dependents after a year of service. Make Aims your first choice!

Aims offers a wide variety of employee benefits that empower a talented workforce to stay healthy, continue their education, and take the time off necessary to promote a healthy work-life balance.

Included with Aims Full-time Employment is a generous package of Benefits, most are listed below:

•    Benefits are effective immediately
•    100% employer provided medical & dental coverage employees (employee only option)
•    85% employer provided medical & dental coverage for employee's spouse and/or family
•    Voluntary vision insurance
•    Staff Annual Leave (minimum accrual of 15 days) & Sick (minimum accrual of 12 days)
•    17 paid holidays and 3 personal days each year
•    Summer schedule: 4 day work week - Fridays Off
•    Employer paid long-term disability and life insurance premiums  
•    Tuition waiver & reimbursement for employees
•    Tuition waiver for dependents
•    PERA employer (see for comprehensive benefits) 
•    Additional supplemental benefits & retirement programs available
•    Access to the PERC (Aims gym) for employee & one guest
•    Free parking on all campuses

Part-time employees also receive some benefits depending on the number of hours worked.

•    Tuition waiver for employee on Aims courses
•    Access to the PERC (Aims gym) for employee & one guest
•    Aims Discount program
•    Free parking on all campuses
•    PERA employer (see for comprehensive benefits) 
•    Additional supplemental benefits & retirement programs available

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5401 W 20th St
PO box 69

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