Contribute to student success with a career at Pikes Peak Community College!
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A list of non-Classified career opportunities are below. Non-Classified career opportunities are determined to be professional level work as defined by the Colorado Division of Human Resources.
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Human Resource Services
Computer Science Faculty
Tracking Code: 492719
Work Type: Full-time
Categories: Faculty, Regular
Salary: $74,300 annual gross
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.
Regular Faculty are required to serve a provisional period from the date of employment until the completion of employment under three consecutive full year regular contracts.
Anticipated start date is January 9, 2023. The required teaching schedule is January to May. The required pay schedule is January to August; base salary $37,150.00 gross.
Beginning fall semester 2023 and ongoing: The required teaching schedule is August to May. The required pay schedule is September to August; base salary $74,300.00 gross.
- Completed Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or programming related field from a regionally accredited institution OR completed Master’s degree with a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in programming.
- Documented experience programming in low-level and/or high-level languages, (such as C, C++, C#, VB.NET, Java, Python or Assembly.
- Three years of industry experience in programming, information technology or systems analysis and design.
- Teaching or training experience.
- Experience with various operating systems (Windows, Linux, UNIX, etc.).
- Experience with Microsoft Office.
- Demonstrated ability to work with underrepresented populations in successful efforts to close the achievement gap.
- Documented experience working with diverse learning populations.
- Advanced experience with Python programming.
- Documented experience with database systems and SQL, such as Oracle, PL/SQL, MySQL, MS SQL or Access.
- Documented experience using Learning Management Systems, such as Blackboard, Campus, Desire-2-Learn or Moodle.
- Experience with secure programming software development.
For full consideration, all application materials must be received by 4:00 p.m. on November 9, 2022. This position will remain posted until filled.
Must be a State of Colorado resident or able to relocate to Colorado prior to first date of employment.
Application Instructions: Application must be submitted online. Incomplete applications may not receive full consideration. A complete application will include:
- Cover letter - Address the minimum and preferred qualifications in the order listed on the job announcement.
- Resume - Reflect experience, education, knowledge, skills, and abilities.
- Unofficial Transcripts - Unofficial transcripts for all degrees conferred. Official transcripts are required if hired for the position.
- Professional References - Provide names and contact information for three recent professional references who can address your expertise and background for this position.
This position may be eligible for a variety of employee benefits. Pikes Peak Community College participates in the Colorado Public Employees' Retirement Association (PERA) contribution rates.
Note: Prior submission of application materials will not be considered.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Cultural competence and commitment to helping to close the student equity gap at our institution.
- Demonstrate an understanding of evidence-based, inclusive teaching strategies and curriculum development for the classroom environment.
- 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.
EEO Statement: Pikes Peak Community College is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Americans with Disabilities Act institution. We value diversity, strive for a more unified campus where all people are valued, treated fairly, and possess a sense of belonging. Pikes Peak Community College encourages minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities to apply.
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