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Assistant/Associate Professor (Computer Science)
Title:Assistant/Associate Professor (Computer Science)
Department:Community College
Location:801 North Capitol Street
The Assistant/Associate Professor, Computer Science, serves as the primary faculty member for the two-year Computer Science degree program. The individual reports to the Division Director for Math and Engineering. All core courses are held at the UDC-CC main location, 801 North Capitol St. NE. However, there may be times the individual is expected to teach at more than one location. This is a permanent 9 month, tenure- track position.

Number of Vacancies: 1

Position Status: full-time, permanent tenure track

Pay Plan, Series & Grade: Grade 03/04

Salary Range: $41,722.00- $75,000.00

Closing Date: June 7, 2014

Location: 801 North Capitol Street, NE

Brief Description of Duties

The Assistant/Associate Professor:
  • Teach four (4) courses per semester in accordance with the College’s approved course description and competency-based student learning outcomes
  • Conduct a minimum of five office hours per week
  • Serve as advisor to student majors; answer student inquiries (emails and voice mail messages) in a timely manner
  • Participate in student recruitment activities
  • Plan course activities that intentionally link to internships in community based, private and public organizations
  • Coordinate job placement and career development activities for students
  • Assist with development of assessment portfolios in the College’s electronic assessment system, edit and proofread rubrics, develop assignments, assignment directions, forms and other items in the electronic assessment system related to assigned courses
  • Incorporate appropriate teaching-learning strategies, technologies, and assessment methods for evaluation of student learning into the course
  • Integrate information literacy and writing into courses as appropriate
  • Follow the College’s guidelines for preparing and submitting course syllabi
  • Meet all scheduled classes and adhere to the academic schedule, which includes final exam times and other program-related testing
  • Assess student learning outcome achievement and incorporate results into discipline appropriate course planning and personal professional development activities
  • Participate in course, curriculum, and program assessment activities
  • Collaborate with Program Coordinator/Program Director/Division Dean in the development and revision of courses of study and curricula
  • Collaborate with university faculty to facilitate the smooth transition of students into a four year degree program
  • Implement the recommendations of the program review committee
  • Develop appropriate assessment of student learning at the course, program and College levels
  • Engage in activities that facilitate student achievement of learning outcomes, such as ongoing feedback, and consultation as needed
  • Submit required reports on student attendance and course progress according to published deadlines
  • Collaborate with appropriate Student Services personnel to address perceived student issues, which may require special attention
  • Engage in on-going professional development that promotes currency in discipline knowledge and instructional methods
  • Attend scheduled divisional, discipline, and general faculty meetings, as well as the faculty professional development day, convocation and commencement
  • Seek opportunities to provide College and community service
  • Adhere to professional and ethical standards of conduct
Required Qualifications

A qualified candidate must posses a Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field (e.g. Master's degrees in Information Technology, Networking and Telecommunications, Management Information Systems, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, including Computer Education, Educational Technologies) from an accredited institution. The applicant must have two years of teaching experience in Computer Science, preferably at a college level. Additionally the applicant must possess work experience with hardware, software and basic network fundamentals including router, modems, and network cabling. Local Area Networking (LAN) and Wide Area Networking (WAN) are definite desirables. Software actual work experience (within the last two years) with languages such as UNIX, C++, ADOBE, and / or VBA are also highly desirable. Industry and related certificates and licenses in the discipline are desired as well.
Preference will be given to candidates who possess a Ph.D in Information Systems, Doctorate in Computer Science or related field. A candidate with a doctorate in this field, with a minimum of five years teaching at the post secondary level, is eligible to be considered for the position at the Associate Professor level.

Required Competencies
  1. Possess knowledge and ability to teach advanced level courses in C++, Visual Basic, Java and Operating Systems (such as Windows/Linux), CISCO
  2. Demonstrated ability to teach undergraduates of all abilities
  3. Strong demonstrated use of technologies to enhance classroom teaching and student learning
  4. Experience with instructional technology and online learning including Blackboard
  5. Skill in teaching a diverse student body with various learning styles
  6. Familiarity or knowledge of differentiated instruction
  7. Familiarity with assessment of student learning outcomes
  8. Demonstrated commitment to the incorporation of information literacy resources, technology, research, writing and culturally diverse perspectives into the curriculum.
  9. Demonstrated commitment to continual assessment of the teaching-learning process.
  10. Demonstrated commitment to work with diverse populations, such as under-resourced groups and first-generation students.
  11. Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to a comprehensive community college philosophy.
  12. Possesses high level of professionalism, including collaboration, excellent communication and customer service skills, and commitment to a learner-centered environment
  13. Able to work with colleagues and administrators in the development of goals for the curriculum and the Community College in a fast-paced environment
Information to Applicant

Collective Bargaining Unit (Union): This position is in the collective bargaining unit represented by National Education Association (NEA) and you may be required to pay an agency service fee through direct payroll deduction.

Employment Benefits: Selectee will be eligible for health and life insurance, annual (vacation) and sick leave and will be covered under the University of the District of Columbia' s retirement plan (TIAA-CREF).

Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity ore expression, family responsibilities, matriculation, genetic information, disability or political affiliation.

Notice of Non-Discrimination: In accordance with the D.C. Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code, Section 2-1401.01 et. seq., (Act) the University of the District of Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived: race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, familial status, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information, disability. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination which is also prohibited by the Act. In addition, harassment based on any of the above protected categories is prohibited by the Act. Discrimination in violation of the Act will not be tolerated. Violators will be subject to disciplinary action.

Veterans Preference: Applicants claiming veterans preference must submit official proof at the time of application.

Residency Preference: The Residency Preference Amendment Act of 1988, D.C. Law 7-203, created a system in which provides that any applicant for employment in the Career or Educational Services who is a bona fide resident of the District of Columbia may claim a residency reference at the time of application. An applicant selected for an appointment based on District residency will be required to submit no less than eight (8) proofs of bona fide District residency. Bona fide District residency must be maintained from the date of appointment to the position for seven (7) consecutive years. Failure to maintain bona fide District residency for the (7) year period will result in forfeiture of employment.

Drug-Free Workplace: Pursuant to the requirements of the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, the individual selected to fill this position will, as a condition of employment, be required to notify his/her immediate supervisor, in writing, not later than five (5) days after conviction of any criminal drug statute occurring in the workplace.

Background Investigation: Employment with the University of the District of Columbia is contingent upon a satisfactory background investigation. The determination of a "satisfactory background investigation" is made at the sole discretion of the University of the District of Columbia. The University may refuse to hire a finalist, rescind an offer of employment to a finalist or review and may terminate the employment of a current employee based on the results of a background investigation.

Disposition of Resume: Resumes received outside the area of consideration and/or after the closing date will not be given consideration. You must resubmit your resume to receive consideration for any subsequent advertised position vacancies. For the purpose of employment, resumes are not considered job applications. Therefore, if selected for employment a UDC application will be required.

Job Offers: Official Job Offers are made by the University of the District of Columbia, Office of Human Resources Only.
Contact Information: All inquiries related to employment and job applications should be directed to UDC Office of Human Resources at (202) 274-6769.

The University of the District of Columbia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For a full version of the University’s EO Policy Statement, please visit: opportunity/.
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