Rogue Community College
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Computer Science Instructor (Adjunct Faculty Pool)
at Rogue Community College
- General Statement of Responsibilities
- This is an adjunct faculty pool for teaching in the Computer Science department. The pool will remain open until June 2020 unless positions are no longer needed. Applications will be reviewed and candidates will be contacted and interviewed as positions become available. If at any time you decide that you are no longer interested in being considered, you may log in to the system and withdraw your application from the pool. Typically at the end of the year (or at any point we no longer have a hiring need for this department), we will close this pool and you will receive an email notification.
Instructor is responsible for the planning and implementation of various computer science courses. Instructor is required to create a course syllabus, instruct students in the subject matter in accordance with that syllabus, maintain attendance records, assess student progress and evaluate course work for a letter grade. Instructor will maintain college standards in all aspects of professionalism, record keeping and instruction within the team atmosphere of the computer science department of Rogue Community College.
The dean, in consultation with the department chair is responsible for carrying out the evaluation of instructors under procedures developed by the vice president. The dean confers with the department chair in decisions regarding instructor workload, professional growth, retention, and department staffing levels.
- Examples of Duties - Essential Functions
1. Instructs students in a classroom, lab, learning center, or other setting as appropriate during the day, evening, or weekend.
2. Prepares, distributes, and utilizes instructional support materials, including course syllabi, supplementary materials, instructional media, and other devices as appropriate.
3. Develops, communicates, and utilizes a student assessment process and instruments which are related to the stated objectives of the course.
4. Adapt learning procedures to the online/distance learning environment, including telecourse and web-based delivery, ensuring comparable quality of instruction, student-teacher interaction, and assessment with classroom-based courses.
5. May participate as a team member in departmental meetings and planning activities.
6. Communicate effectively with a wide variety of students and college staff.
7. Responsible for departmental equipment and provides for the security of facilities and instructional materials as appropriate to the department.
8. Participates in curriculum planning and development as needed.
9. Organize the learning experience for the maximum benefit of traditional and non-traditional learners.
10. Advise students on matters of program goals and course requirements.
11. Performs other duties as assigned.
- Screening Criteria
- Education: A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Science or related field is required. A Master's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Adult Education or a related field is preferred.
Only degrees received from an accredited institution will be accepted: accreditation must be recognized by the office of degree authorization, US Department of Education, as required by ORS 348.609. Final candidate will be required to provide official transcripts for required degree.
Experience: Two years' recent experience in computer technologies such as programming, networks, operating systems, and packaged programs; community college teaching experience preferred. Some teaching or training experience is required in order to be considered for this position.
Knowledge of: Extensive knowledge of the following: the subject area to be taught; computer applications for communication and learning, including, but not limited to, word processing, networks, the internet, spreadsheets, and multi-media presentations; curriculum development; the contemporary community college mission, its role in higher education, and its diverse student population; the role of accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act; and different pedagogical methods, including lecture, group activity, discussion, online and individual instruction to accommodate a variety of learning styles.
Ability to: Communicate effectively both orally and in writing with respect to diverse students, staff, agencies and community members; ability and willingness to work with non-traditional adult learners as well as teens; incorporate current technology into instruction; demonstrate excitement and enthusiasm in teaching computer science; adapt to a variety of teaching situations, including lectures, group activities and individual instruction; participate in the student advising program and college-wide efforts to improve student retention and success; assist in curriculum and program development incorporating current educational theories and research; learn, apply and teach new technologies; work and interact effectively with colleagues, staff, students, administrators, and others of various cultural and socio-economic backgrounds. Pass a criminal background check.
Licenses: If required to drive on behalf of the college, must possess a valid Oregon Driver License and provide proof of an acceptable driving record.
Physical Demands: The physical demands listed below represent those that must be met by an incumbent to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with qualified disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Manual dexterity and coordination are required for less than half of the daily work period (about 40%) which is spent sitting while operating office equipment such as computers, keyboards, 10-key, telephones, and other standard office equipment. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, reach, bend, kneel, stoop, twist, crouch, climb, balance, see, talk, hear, and manipulate objects. The position requires some mobility including the ability to move materials less than 5 pounds daily, 5-25 pounds occasionally, and 25-60 pounds rarely. This position requires both verbal and written communication abilities.
Working Conditions: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this position, the employee is primarily working indoors in an office environment. The employee is not exposed to hazardous conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate and lighting is adequate.
- Additional Posting Information
- Method of Application & Closing Date
This is an adjunct faculty pool for teaching in the Computer Science department. Documents required for application include a cover letter, a resume and a letter of recommendation. Candidates will be required to provide official transcripts for required degree(s) upon hire.This pool will remain open until June 2020 unless positions are no longer needed.
RCC is committed to a culture of civility, respect, and inclusivity. We are an equal opportunity employer actively seeking to recruit and retain members of historically underrepresented groups and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.
CANDIDATES WITH DISABILITIES REQUIRING ACCOMMODATIONS AND/OR ASSISTANCE DURING THE HIRING PROCESS MAY CONTACT HUMAN RESOURCES AT 541-956-7329. ONLY FINALISTS WILL BE INTERVIEWED. ALL APPLICANTS WILL BE NOTIFIED BY EMAIL AFTER FINAL SELECTION IS MADE. INTERVIEW COSTS ARE AT APPLICANT'S EXPENSE. FINAL CANDIDATE WILL BE REQUIRED TO SHOW PROOF OF ELIGIBILITY TO WORK IN THE UNITED STATES. FOR POSITIONS WITH A DEGREE REQUIRED, ONLY DEGREES RECEIVED FROM AN ACCREDITED INSTITUTION WILL BE ACCEPTED; ACCREDITATION MUST BE RECOGNIZED BY THE OFFICE OF DEGREE AUTHORIZATION, US DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, AS REQUIRED BY ORS 348.609.
Rogue Community College does not discriminate in any programs, activities, or employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnicity, use of native language, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, pregnancy, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws. For further policy information and for a full list of regulatory specific contact persons visit the following webpage: www.roguecc.edu/nondiscrimination.