Information Technology Instructor

Information Technology Instructor

Employer

Lenoir Community College
231 Highway 58 South
Kinston, NC 28502
Phone: 252-527-6223

Job Location

231 Hwy. 58 South, Kinston, NC 28504

Salary/Grade

Commensurate with experience

Benefits

State of NC

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, July 13, 2022
Closes: Monday, October 31, 2022

Target Start Date

Monday, August 15, 2022

Expected Work Hours

8 am-5 pm M-Th; 8 am-3 pm F

Employment Type

Full-time Position

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's or associate's degree from a regionally accredited institution in networking security, computer networking, or related discipline and demonstrated competencies and/or industry experience in the teaching discipline is required; master’s degree in information technology or a master’s degree with a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in information technology courses preferred 
  • Industry certifications (ex: CompTIA, CISCO, Microsoft) preferred 
  • Three years of work experience in any related IT field is a plus 
  • Previous teaching experience at a community college or university and experience using instructional technologies are preferred 
  • Licensure and/or certifications specific to the teaching discipline and external governing agencies are preferred
  • Must have a passion for improving programs and services to students 
  • Must be team and goal oriented and student centered 
  • Able to teach day, evening, and/or online

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's or associate's degree from a regionally accredited institution in networking security, computer networking, or related discipline and demonstrated competencies and/or industry experience in the teaching discipline is required; master’s degree in information technology or a master’s degree with a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in information technology courses preferred 
  • Industry certifications (ex: CompTIA, CISCO, Microsoft) preferred 
  • Three years of work experience in any related IT field is a plus 
  • Previous teaching experience at a community college or university and experience using instructional technologies are preferred 
  • Licensure and/or certifications specific to the teaching discipline and external governing agencies are preferred
  • Must have a passion for improving programs and services to students 
  • Must be team and goal oriented and student centered 
  • Able to teach day, evening, and/or online

Position Description

The Information Technology Instructor should be proficient in one or more of the following subject matters including, but not limited to: productivity software, hardware/software support, programming, project management, cybersecurity/crime, networking, server administration, operating systems, virtual and cloud concepts, AR/VR, home automation, mobile device support and app development, etc. Experience preparing students for industry recognized certifications preferred.

This position will remain open until filled.

Faculty members are expected to demonstrate and maintain competence in each of the following areas throughout the College:

 Mastery of Subject Matter  

  • Demonstrate a thorough and accurate knowledge in the teaching discipline  
  • Display ability to interpret and evaluate the theories of the field or discipline  
  • Connect the subject matter with related fields  
  • Stay current in the subject matter through professional development; involvement in professional organizations; and attending professional meetings, conferences, and/or workshops 
  • Learn and use technology to enhance teaching and the educational experience when appropriate  

Teaching Performance  

  • Teach a course load appropriate to the teaching discipline  
  • Plan and organize instruction in ways that maximize student learning  
  • Employ appropriate teaching and learning strategies to communicate subject matter to students  
  • Modify, where appropriate, instructional methods and strategies to meet diverse student needs  
  • Employ available instructional technology, i.e. the Internet, interactive technology, etc., when appropriate  
  • Encourage the development of communication skills and higher-order thinking skills through appropriate student assignments  
  • Contribute to the selection and development of instructional materials in accordance with course objectives  

Evaluation of Student Learning  

  • Establish and follow meaningful learning objectives  
  • Develop and explain methods that fairly measure student progress toward course objectives  
  • Evaluate student performance fairly and consistently and return student work promptly to promote maximum learning  
  • Maintain accurate records of student progress and submit final grades each semester according to established deadlines  
  • Demonstrate sensitivity to student needs and circumstances  

Support of College Policies and Procedures  

  • Teach classes as assigned in a multi-campus environment  
  • Teach credit or non-credit courses in the teaching discipline as needed  
  • Post and maintain regular office hours to ensure accessibility to colleagues and to students for advisement and consultation  
  • Serve as faculty academic advisor for students  
  • Prepare, distribute, and submit syllabi and approved course outlines for all assigned sections in accordance with program and divisional policies  
  • Maintain confidentiality of student information  
  • Substitute for other instructors in the teaching discipline in case of an absence  
  • Exercise stewardship of college facilities, materials, and resources  
  • Comply with responsibilities as cited in the Lenoir Community College Catalog, Faculty Handbook, Handbook for Distance Education, Policy Manual, and Procedures Manual  

Participation in College, Division, Department, and Program Activities  

  • Serve on college committees as assigned  
  • Participate in meetings and events as required  
  • Respond in a timely manner to requests for information  
  • Support both part-time and full-time colleagues  
  • Contribute to program, department, and division curriculum development processes  
  • Participate in graduation ceremonies  
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills in communication with students, colleagues, staff, and administrators as an individual or as a team member  

Contribution to the Growth and Enhancement of College Mission and Programs  

  • Maintain familiarity with college goals, mission, and long-range plans  
  • Contribute to planning and development processes through appropriate mechanisms and channels  
  • Participate in professional activities that contribute to the educational goals of the College and its constituents  
  • Perform professional responsibilities in accordance with pertinent goals, mission, and plans of the College  
  • Actively participate in the marketing, recruitment, and retention of students, faculty, and staff 
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Working Conditions

  • Typical classroom or online teaching environment 
  • Frequent standing for 6 to 8 hours per day, withstanding frequent changes in temperature 
  • Frequent bending, stooping, reaching, crouching, kneeling, pushing, and pulling 
  • Infrequent lifting and carrying items up to 25 lbs. without assistance 
  • Frequent travel between buildings on campus and infrequent travel to other campuses 
  • Frequent listening to and talking with students and other faculty and staff members 
  • Frequent sitting at a desk or workstation using a telephone, computer, keyboard, and mouse 
  • Exposure to fire and chemical hazards

Notice of Nondiscrimination

Lenoir Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College complies with existing federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination. The College prohibits discrimination against and/or exclusion from participation in any benefits or activities by any person, either on the staff and faculty or in the student body, on the grounds of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, political affiliation, or disability.

How to Apply

Job Post Contact

Lenoir Community College

humanresources@lenoircc.edu

Phone:  252-527-6223 Ext. 390

Fax:  252-233-6899