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Department Head/ Instructor for Computer Information Technology

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

If you have confidential reference letters, please have your reference contact human resources at julie.alexander@ws.edu or by fax at 423-585-6791. If you need assistance applying for this position on-line, please contact Human Resources at 423-585-6847 or 500 S. Davy Crockett Pkwy; Morristown, TN 37813. Walters State Community College does not discriminate against students, employees or applicants for admission or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ethnic national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, age, status as a covered veteran, genetic information or any other legally protected class with respect to all employment, programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Tammy C. Goode Affirmative Action Officer 500 S. Davy Crockett Pkwy Morristown, TN 37813-6899 423.585.6845 tammy.goode@ws.edu An unofficial transcript is required; however, if you are unable to attach it online, you may mail it to the following address: Walters State Community College Attn: Human Resources 500 S. Davy Crockett Pkwy Morristown, TN 37813 Please specify the position for which you are applying.

Posting Details

Posting Text

Title Department Head/ Instructor for Computer Information Technology
Position Title Department Head/ Instructor for Computer Information Technology
Department WSCC-Comp & Inf Science Dept
Position Summary

Teach courses in Computer Science, including applications, operating systems, networking, and other courses. This position also includes laboratory activities, recruitment, advising, and work with local business and industry representatives in the Computer Information Technology area. Perform the duties of the Department Head of Computer Information Technology. This is a 12-month position, and the primary job location is the college’s main campus in Morristown. Classes may be taught at other locations as needed.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities

1. Develop, teach, and update courses in Computer Information Technology.
2. Prepare course syllabi and course materials, evaluate student learning, and maintain class records.
3. Establish and maintain mutually beneficial relationships with local business and industry members.
4. Participate in student curriculum development, recruiting, student advising, departmental and division meetings, and college boards and committees.
5. Work with secondary schools to recruit students into the WSCC Computer Information Technology programs.
6. Prepare budgets and maintain strict control of departmental finances.
7. Supervise regular faculty within the department and help locate, recommend, and supervise adjunct faculty within the department.
8. Prepare and submit departmental schedules, program learning outcomes, and other paperwork.
9. Perform related duties as required.
10. Complete all duties outlined in Guidelines for Faculty WSCC Policy 06:01:01.

Required Qualifications

1. Minimum of a Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution with a strong educational and work background in computer and/or information technology, or directly related area.
2. Understanding and acceptance of the comprehensive community college philosophy.

Preferred Qualifications

1. Teaching experience in Computer Science or Information Technology.
2. Experience with computer systems at the community college level or above.
3. Knowledge of course delivery through information technology methods.
4. Knowledge of and experience with Cisco networking, router and switch configuration, and related networking equipment.
5. Knowledge of and experience with Microsoft Server, Network Infrastructure, and Active Directory.
6. Knowledge of and experience with Linux workstation and server software.
7. Knowledge of and experience with virtualization technologies.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Work Characteristics

Teaching competence in Computer Information Technology, competency in PC and Mac computer systems, ability to communicate effectively and maintain effective interpersonal relationships with students, faculty, and staff, operation of standard office and classroom equipment.

Pay Rate
Posting Date 08/18/2017
Closing Date
Open until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

If you have confidential reference letters, please have your reference contact human resources at julie.alexander@ws.edu or by fax at 423-585-6791.
If you need assistance applying for this position on-line, please contact Human Resources at 423-585-6847 or 500 S. Davy Crockett Pkwy; Morristown, TN 37813.

Walters State Community College does not discriminate against students, employees or applicants for admission or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ethnic national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, age, status as a covered veteran, genetic information or any other legally protected class with respect to all employment, programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:
Tammy C. Goode
Affirmative Action Officer
500 S. Davy Crockett Pkwy Morristown, TN 37813-6899
423.585.6845
tammy.goode@ws.edu

An unofficial transcript is required; however, if you are unable to attach it online, you may mail it to the following address:
Walters State Community College
Attn: Human Resources
500 S. Davy Crockett Pkwy
Morristown, TN 37813
Please specify the position for which you are applying.

Type of Appointment Fiscal
FLSA Status
Employment Category Faculty
Location Walters State Community College (Morristown)
Location of Position
Posting Number 005919

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you hold at least a Master's degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a strong educational and work background in computer and/or information technology, or directly related area?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Letter of Reference 1
  5. Letter of Reference 2
  6. Letter of Reference 3
  7. Unofficial Transcript
Optional Documents