About Springfield Technical Community College :
Located on 35 acres of the Springfield Armory National Historic Site and founded in 1967, Springfield Technical Community College is a major resource for the economic vitality of Western Massachusetts. As the only technical community college in Massachusetts, STCC offers a variety of career programs unequaled in the state. Biotechnology, IT Security, Laser Electro-Optics, Nursing, Robotics, Sonography and dozens of other career programs produce potential employees each year. STCC's highly-regarded transfer programs in Business, Engineering, Liberal Arts, Science and Technology continue to provide the most economical option for students pursuing a four-year degree. With an annual enrollment of over 7,000 day, evening, weekend and online students S.T.C.C. is a vibrant campus rich in diversity.
GENERAL STATEMENT OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
Springfield Technical Community College seeks applicants for the posting of Assistant Professor for Computer Information Technologies Department. Working with and under the supervision of the Dean of the School of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), this faculty is responsible for supporting and enhancing the College's Computer Information Technologies Department and program.
Teach network concepts like routing, switching, TCP/IP addressing and network administration. Also, topics such as Windows and Linux operating system, intrusion detection and firewalls, information systems fundamentals, and network servers, both Windows and Linux, configuration. It may be possible to lecture about Python, C#, or SQL programming and security topics such as risk assessment, controls, penetration testing, vulnerability scanning, and forensics. A possibility of attending recruitment events to speak to potential students.
The ideal candidate works together with all faculty and staff to create an atmosphere of trust and respect in which all can succeed. This candidate will fulfill the duties of faculty in the Computer Information Technologies department including, teaching, advising, and college service, in accordance with MCCC/MTA Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Under the supervision of the Dean of STEM, the Instructor/Assistant Professor of Computer Information Technologies will demonstrate excellence in the following areas: Guidance is provided by the Chair of the Computer Information Technologies department.
Leadership and Management:
Collaborates with faculty, other deans and college staff on initiatives to increase support for Computer Information Technologies department students and faculty.
Submits promptly and in proper form, all reports and requests as set forth by the Dean of STEM and the Vice President of Academic Affairs.
Attends all meetings as required.
Ensures that student learning outcomes for courses and the program are current and assessed regularly, documenting the process and submitting appropriate information to the dean.
Teaching introductory and/or advanced Computer Information Technologies courses to students from a diverse cultural and educational background. The person filling this position believes that all students can learn, and that student engagement in the classroom enhances knowledge of academic content and leads to higher student success.
Demonstrate excellent teaching skills including varied pedagogical styles (i.e. collaborative, inquiry-based, computer-assisted, and/or multimedia methods of delivery including experience integrating course management software as a supplement to classroom learning.)
The successful candidate understands that the students learn in different ways due to their diverse cultural and educational backgrounds and provides numerous teaching techniques, such as lecture, small group work, and the use of technology to reach all students.
Provides guidance to students in their learning and educational planning, instruct and supervise students in both classroom and laboratory settings including the preparation of assignments and equipment for lectures and laboratory exercises.
Advise students about career and transfer opportunities, graduation requirements, and resources within the College community and register students.
Participates actively with classroom discussions; sharing experiences and perspectives. Experience in online course development and delivery of STEM courses in this format preferred.
Provides relevant and timely feedback on student assignments, including participation.
Compiles and reports grade-related information. Teaching contracts will be in accordance with MCCC/MTA Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Forwards recommendations on department instructional space needs to the Computer Information Technologies Department Chair and the Dean of STEM.
Ensures utilization and proper maintenance of specialized learning equipment and materials.
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Serves on college committees and task forces.
Represents the college by active participation in related organizations, networks and cooperative groups.
Performs special projects and related responsibilities as initiated and requested.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Master's degree or a closely related field and demonstrated effectiveness at on-line teaching.
College teaching experience preferred.
Comptia Network + certification
Knowledge of assessment techniques;
8-10 years of IT experience in a department that serviced the operations of an organization;
Commitment to college service activities is required.
Experience creating and implementing student learning outcomes, evaluating student performance and progress through a variety of assessment approaches; the use of classroom technology, online learning, and student-centered learning techniques are preferred.
Must possess strong written communication skills, time and management skills, and interpersonal skills.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Duties normally performed in a classroom/lab environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Must have the ability to sit or stand for extended periods. Must have the able to bend, stoop, sit, climb, walk and reach overhead as needed. Must be able to remain stationary and move about inside an office, classroom or lab. Must be able to operate or use computer, lab and office machinery, copier, calculator etc. This person frequently communicates with students, employees or the community. Must be able to exchange accurate information in various situations.
All applicants must apply online by submitting a cover letter**, resume and three (3) professional references to https://www.stcc.edu/about-stcc/employment/. **Cover letter must demonstrate how your education and experience qualifies you for this position.
POLICY STATEMENT ON AFFIRMATIVE ACTION, EQUAL OPPORTUNITY & DIVERSITY
The Board of Higher Education and the Boards of Trustees of the Community Colleges maintain and promote a policy of non-discrimination on the basis of race, creed, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information maternity leave, military service and national origin ("protected class(s)/classification(s)." Further, this policy prohibits retaliation and incorporates by reference, and where applicable, the requirements of Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1968; Titles I and II of the Civil Rights Act of 1991; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and its regulations found at 34 C.F.R. part 106; Equal Pay Act of 1963; Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1988; Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990; Section 402 of the Vietnam-era Veterans Readjustment Act of 1974, Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA); Age Discrimination Act of 1975; Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, as amended; Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993; Federal Executive Order 11246 of 1965, as amended by Executive Order 11375 of 1967; Federal Executive Order 12900 of 1994; Federal Executive Order 13145 of 2000; Federal Executive Order 13160 of 2000; Federal Executive Order 13166 of 2000; Massachusetts Civil Rights Act; Massachusetts General Laws Chapters 151B, 151C, and Chapter 149; directives of the BHE, the Boards of Trustees of the Community Colleges and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts; and other applicable local, state and federal constitutions, statutes, regulations and executive orders.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT
STCC's personnel and academic decisions, programs and policies are formulated and conducted in a manner which will ensure equal access for all people and prevent discrimination. As part of this effort, a College will ensure that employment and academic decisions, programs and policies will be based solely on the individual eligibility, merit or fitness of applicants, employees and students without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, marital status, military service, gender identity, genetic information, sexual orientation or political or union affiliation.