Director, Information Technology Programs

Director, Information Technology Programs


South Piedmont Community College
680 US 74
Polkton, NC 28135
Phone: 704-272-5300

Job Location

Located primarily at the Tyson Family Center for Technology in Monroe, NC


Commensurate with education and experience


Full-Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Monday, March 6, 2023
Closes: Friday, June 30, 2023

Target Start Date

Saturday, July 1, 2023

Expected Work Hours

40 hours per week

Reports to

Dean, School of Applied Science and Technology

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

· A Master’s degree in Information Technology, or related IT field.

· Two or more years of experience developing IT-related training curricula in a private or public setting.

· Two or more years of experience teaching and evaluating IT-related courses in seated, Web-enhanced, and online formats.

· Demonstrated innovation in teaching.

· Familiarity with online course management systems.

· Ability to communicate effectively.

· Mastery of Microsoft Office.

Preferred Qualifications

· At least one currently valid industry certification from CompTIA, EC-Council, ICCP, (ISC)2, CISCO, CSDP, ISACA, or related credentialing bodies.

· Supervisory experience.

· Budgeting experience.

· Experience with class scheduling, and evidence of the ability to create proactive and innovative class scheduling options.

· Experience developing and implementing faculty professional development opportunities.

· Experience working with Advisory Boards.

· Experience with goal setting and strategic planning.

Position Description

Job Description

The Director of Information Technology Programs is a 12-month, full-time faculty position and is located primarily at the Tyson Family Center for Technology in Monroe, NC. Under the direct supervision of the Dean, School of Applied Science and Technology, and under the general supervision of the Vice President of Academic Affairs/Chief Academic Officer, the Director of Information Technology Programs acts as a mentor, coordinator, and facilitator for the faculty of the Department, as they carry out the vision, mission, and goals of the School of Applied Science and Technology and the College. The Director maintains a climate of open communication, collegiality, and teamwork within the Department, and actively supports the professional growth and development of the Department faculty. The position will collaborate across college functions to facilitate conversations among business, industry, community and academic partners in Union and Anson counties, with the goal of developing and delivering both curriculum and non-credit IT programs of study designed to meet the workforce development needs of the college service area. The position is responsible for ensuring the Information Technology department maintains instructional expertise in the following core IT skill areas: project management and support; infrastructure; databases and programming; cyber security; and web development.

The Director of Information Technology Programs ensures the availability of quality learning opportunities for students, and is the first line of support for student complaints and grievances. The position has responsibility for teaching, curriculum development, faculty assignment, course scheduling, program review, student learning outcomes assessment, student advising and scheduling, professional development, institutional service, community service, and community awareness. In addition to instructional responsibilities, the Director of Information Technology Programs has supervisory and administrative authority over the full-time and adjunct faculty in the Information Technology, Cyber Crime Technology, and Digital Media Technology programs. This individual serves as a liaison among students, faculty, staff, administration, and the community at-large.

This position will also serve as Information Technology Program Lead, and assumes primary responsibility for curriculum and assessment of the Information Technology program of study within the College of Applied Science and Technology. This individual is an academically qualified faculty who holds degree credentials or other qualifications appropriate to the program. The position is responsible for coordination of curriculum development and review. The position ensures that the program contains essential curricular components, has appropriate content and pedagogy, and maintains currency. Job responsibilities of the program lead are considered additional duties beyond those of curriculum faculty. Licenses and/or certifications used for credentialing purposes must be kept current by the employee, unless noted otherwise.

The position teaches 21 hours per semester/42 hours per academic year, and receives a load release of 3 hours for every 2 faculty supervised.

Job Duties

· Exhibit an uncompromising commitment to SPCC as a learning-centered college through the College’s mission, vision, values, core skills and learning outcomes, and delivery of instruction and services

· Promote quality in learning and instruction by using student-centered principles in leadership, management, hiring, scheduling, evaluation, and professional development.

· Supervise, mentor, and evaluate Department faculty. Coordinate professional development for Department faculty.

· Coordinate and oversee the recruitment, selection, contracting, and evaluation of part-time faculty for the Department.

· Coordinate the development of a student-centered course schedule, ensuring appropriate availability and sequencing of existing courses.

· Actively support pedagogical innovation in seated and distance instruction; encourage the use of technology within the learning environment.

· Provide leadership in program review and student learning outcomes assessment. Annually update and assess program improvement plans.

· Stay current with developments in the discipline by earning additional industry-recognized credentials as assigned by the supervisor

· Coordinate the development, implementation, and evaluation of new courses, ensuring appropriate availability and sequencing of new courses.

· Participate in developing recommendations for the Department budget, including forecasting anticipated budgetary needs for staffing, equipment, and supplies; monitor Departmental expenditures.

· Actively participate in School and College committees and activities, including (but not limited to), Planning Councils, Advisory Boards, other School or College committees, activities and events, and participate in School or College-related community activities and events.

· Actively participate in student recruitment and retention activities, admissions, advising, and registration activities.

· Actively participate in grant prospecting, authoring, editing, evaluation, and reporting.

· Cultivate and maintain strong partnerships with appropriate community stakeholders in support of programmatic and institutional advancement.

· Demonstrate a high-level of professionalism, innovation, collaboration, and institutional commitment in all actions.

· Perform other duties as assigned by the Dean of the School of Applied Science and Technology and the Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs/Chief Academic Officer.

How to Apply

Apply online at Position is open until filled. 

Job Post Contact

South Piedmont Community College

Human Resources

PO Box 126

Polkton, NC 28135