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Cyber Security/Computer Networking Faculty

Apply now Tracking Code: 492403
Work Type: Full-time
Categories: Regular Faculty
Salary: 5,916.67 gross per month

Thirty percent of our student population at Pikes Peak Community College identify themselves as persons of color.  Pikes Peak Community College is looking for applicants who are culturally competent and committed to helping to close the student equity gap at our institution.  Applicants need to demonstrate an understanding of evidence-based, inclusive teaching strategies and curriculum development for the classroom environment.

Pikes Peak Community College (PPCC) is committed to serving the good of the community. We do this by educating people. We provide open access to higher education and a high quality learning environment in which students can realize new opportunities and gain critical, 21st century skills they need to succeed in the workforce or in further education. Teaching people how to work effectively with others, across boundaries, is central to our mission.

This begins with welcoming and valuing people for who they are and for the unique contributions each person adds to our campus. It also requires our faculty, staff and students to encounter, explore and understand a broad range of ideas and cultures. Our community college mission is inseparable from the ever-­increasing diversity in our society.

Diverse and inclusive learning and working environments promote a free and open exchange of ideas, improve critical thinking, civic engagement and leadership skills, and deepen empathy and respect for those unlike ourselves. Our campus is enriched by a variety of voices and experiences.

Attracting, hiring and retaining a highly engaged workforce that reflects and supports the diversity of our student body are of central importance to our work. Other essential factors are expanding and strengthening opportunities for students to learn and succeed through culturally responsive instruction and diversity-­infused course offerings. We ensure that diversity represents a process of continual learning and improvement by developing, cultivating and sustaining an organizational culture based on mutual respect, inquiry and civility. 

Please visit the College’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion site for additional information at


Regular Faculty work under the direction of their respective Associate Dean/Division Dean and are responsible for meeting all scheduled classes/labs/clinics and providing instruction in accordance with the philosophy and objectives of the College and the Department Chair's approved course outline. Regular Faculty are also responsible for using teaching methods and media designed to reach students of varying educational and experiential backgrounds to allow each student the opportunity to master the objectives of the course.

Position will begin fall semester, August 2020.  The required teaching schedule is August to May. The required pay schedule is September to August. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Associate degree in Computer Networking, Cyber Security, or related field from a regionally accredited institution
  • Current DoD Approved 8570 IAT Level II Baseline Certification or higher
  • Three years of full-time work experience in Computer Networking, Cyber Security, or closely related field
  • One year of experience teaching or training in an IT environment

Special Note: Applicants must possess or be eligible to receive a Colorado State Vocational Credential (CIP 11.1099 Information Technology) in order to qualify for this position.  Information on credentialing requirements can be located online at

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree or higher in Computer Networking, Cyber Security, or related field from a regionally accredited institution
  • Cisco Networking Academy Instructor Training Certificate and experience
  • Demonstrated experience with diverse learning populations
  • Demonstrated recent Windows Server, Linux, PowerShell, or Python expertise
  • Four or more years of full-time work experience in Computer Networking, Cyber Security, or closely related field
  • Experience in a higher education environment focused on hands-on learning, to include instructional methodology, curriculum design and development, and program planning
  • Experience with Cyber Security Competitions

Salary is $5,916.67 gross per month. For full consideration, all application materials must be received by 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 26, 2020. This position will remain posted until filled.

This position may be eligible for a variety of employee benefits at and additional perks at

Interviews will be conducted in-person. The College does not reimburse candidates for travel expenses associated with interviewing, unless otherwise indicated at the time of call for interview. Please see Application Process below.

Application Process: Please submit electronically a cover letter, resume, transcripts (unofficial), and the names and contact information of three recent job-related references who can address your expertise and background for this position. The cover letter must specifically address each of the qualifications listed under Minimum Qualifications and Preferred Qualifications in the exact same order in which they are listed in this announcement. Incomplete applications may not receive full consideration. 

Note: Prior submission of application materials will not be considered.

Faculty Student Interaction 

  • Demonstrates a commitment to teaching.

  • Uses appropriate and various teaching strategies.

  • Uses flexible approaches in teaching for learning.

  • Acknowledges differences in learning styles and motivation.

  • Encourages students to achieve goals.

  • Relates coursework to real life experiences.

  • Maintains a positive and empathetic attitude towards students. 

Classroom Performance 

  • Organizes subject matter, course materials, and objectives.

  • Communicates effectively.

  • Maintains knowledge of and enthusiasm for both the subject matter and teaching.

  • Demonstrates a positive attitude toward students. 

Materials and Preparation Relevancy 

  • Maintains current and relevant syllabus, following State guidelines when indicated.

  • Reviews and updates course materials.

  • Uses evaluation methods related to and appropriate for course content.

  • Informs students in writing, of the objectives of the course content.

  • Uses supplemental resources in addition to textbook or other course materials.

  • Participate in all aspects of department and/or college level assessment of student learning outcomes in general education and career/technical courses and programs as required.

Record keeping and Instructional Management 

  • Keep scheduled office hours, including providing regular student office hours.

  • Meets classes as scheduled for prescribed time. 

  • Submits required reports and documents.

  • Attends required Divisional meetings.


  • Seeks to maintain a high quality of instruction by remaining current on discipline specific and pedagogical issues.

  • Collaborates with colleagues in a professional manner.

  • Uses communication techniques that foster collegiality when problem solving.

  • Works to resolve conflicts in an atmosphere of mutual respect.

  • Contributes to the promotion of an excellent educational climate within the college as a whole, as well as within the division and department.

Promoting Division/College Quality of Instruction 

  • Assist, as requested, with the development of the term class schedule and the college catalog.

  • Assist with curriculum review, revision, development and implementation within the department.

  • Assist in the development and maintenance of course outlines and course syllabi.

  • Assist in textbook selection and adoption.

  • Assist with student advising and student registration.

  • Maintain a program advisory committee, as appropriate.

  • Participate in professional development activities as requested by the dean.

  • Assist with program reviews as required by appropriate agencies, e.g., NCA.

Professional Contributions 

  • Serve on college discipline, department, and community committees and task forces on behalf of the college.

  • Assist with Divisional activities as requested by the dean.

  • Assist with student recruitment as appropriate.

  • Assist with the development and implementation of alternative modes of instructional delivery, e.g., Internet or ITV, as appropriate.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by the dean, the Vice President for Instructional Services and/or the College President.

General Duties

  • Demonstrates ability to plan, organize, deliver, and evaluate teaching activities and curriculum.

  • Demonstrates ability to employ qualitative and quantitative analytical skills in the classroom.

  • Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Demonstrates ability to maintain accurate written student records as required by policy and procedure.

  • Demonstrates ability to inform students of all course requirements.

  • Demonstrates ability to evaluate students and offer feedback on a continuing basis.

  • Demonstrates ability to relate to student concerns and maintain open communication.

  • Demonstrates ability to work effectively with diverse populations.

This job description reflects Pikes Peak Community College's best effort to describe the essential duties and qualifications of the job.It is not an exhaustive statement of all the duties, responsibilities or qualifications of the job. This document is not intended to exclude an opportunity for modifications consistent with providing reasonable accommodation.

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