Application Development Instructor

Seattle, King County
Mar 21, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
The Application Development Instructor is a full-time, tenure-track position at North Seattle Community College. This position will teach upper division courses in the Application Development Bachelor of Applied Science (AD BAS) program, and will also act as the lead faculty and faculty program coordinator for this new pathway. It is expected that the instructor will teach and work effectively with people from diverse backgrounds. Tenure-track faculty at the Seattle Community Colleges also represent their departments and divisions in the college and district at large, participating in and supporting shared governance committees and initiatives. This position reports to the Dean of Mathematics and Sciences. This position is open until filled. First review of candidates will began the week of April 14, 2014. Seattle Community Colleges are committed to recruiting dedicated faculty and staff who together create a welcoming academic climate that reflects the diverse backgrounds of our community, including ethnicity, national origin, religion, race, gender, gender identity, age, status as a veteran or disabled veteran, disability, political status, and sexual orientation. Salary posted represents 9 month workload (excluding Summer quarter). Potential to work Summer quarter may be available. Essential Functions: •Prepare and teach classes in the new Application Development BAS degree. •Participate in proposing and developing new offerings as well as adjusting and revising curriculum for the BAS degree. •Act as lead faculty for the AD BAS degree pathway, which includes advising students, program coordination, and helping students prepare for graduation. •Assist in developing and maintaining connections with local IT industries and potential employers of program graduates. •Perform other professional responsibilities as outlined in the AFT Seattle Local 1789 and the Seattle Community Colleges Board of Trustees Agreement •Be a contributing member of the MS division and Computer Science Department. Required Education, Experience & Abilities: •Master’s degree in Computer Science or related IT field. •Five (5) years’ experience working in some aspect of Information Technology. •Experience teaching in higher education or within industry (recent experience preferred). •Experience assessing course work or training and student/participant achievement. •Evidence of collaborative work within an organization. •Demonstrated ability and experience in furthering the educational development of and/or effectively teaching persons from diverse backgrounds (such as racial, ethnic, religious, linguistic, gender, age, sexual orientation, socio-economic) and with diverse physical and learning abilities. •Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, using technology when appropriate. Preferred Qualifications: •Doctoral degree in Computer Science or related IT field. •Teaching experience in higher education. •Ability to collaborate throughout the college and to the larger IT community. •Experience developing and refining education and/or training programs.