Location: Wellesley Hills, MA Category: Faculty Posted On: Mon Nov 4 2019 Job Description:
The ideal candidate will demonstrate a passion for teaching and promoting success among a diverse student population.
Faculty members are responsible for developing educational and evaluation materials consistent with the philosophy and framework of the program, MassBay Community College, and (if applicable, accreditation, licensure, and specialty requirements).
Massachusetts Bay Community College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Computer Science from qualified applicants. Responsibilities will include developing and teaching courses in areas of computer science. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a passion for the relevant technical field(s), collaborative work with diverse faculty and staff, and an ability to positively influence, mentor, and work with diverse student populations. The successful candidate will be comfortable offering hands-on laboratory courses using current computer technologies, software, and tools. The applicant will demonstrate a solid understanding of a community college's role in workforce development as well as a successful transfer (through the creation of pathways) to a higher institution. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a good understanding of shared governance and a strong commitment to collaboration and professional development. The successful candidate will assist the department in developing relevant courses and teaching strategies for students with diverse interests and learning styles to support student recruitment and retention. The ideal candidate will demonstrate excellent communication skills.
Key Responsibilities and Duties
Teach a full-time schedule of courses in Computer Science such as Programming -I and II using Java;
Prepare syllabi and develop curricula to address course/program requirements, and student learning outcomes to meet graduation competencies as appropriate;
Serve as academic advisor to students considering the needs of students and assisting them in seeking help;
Post and maintain a minimum of four (4) office hours per week;
Serve on College committees as elected or appointed;
Attend Program, Department, Division, Faculty, and Committee meetings;
Assist in selecting, recommending, creating, and preparing suitable instructional materials, lab experiences, simulations, demonstrations that utilize a wide variety of teaching methods and modalities;
Assist the department and STEM Dean in recruiting qualified adjunct (for computer science, computer information security, cybersecurity and IT) faculty as needed;
Participate in the improvement and development of academic programs and resources, designations, accreditation, and assessment of courses and programs in consultation with the academic dean;
Engage in professional development activities to maintain excellence in teaching and learning;
Submit midterm and final grade reports, attendance records, early alerts, and other reports about assigned courses by required due dates;
Carry out other related duties as assigned by the Dean consistent with the Collective Bargaining Agreement;
Commitment to and understanding of the mission of the community college, and to observe, support, and enforce relevant regulations, policies, and programs of the College.
Other duties as assigned.
This list is not to be considered all-inclusive. A supervisor may assign other duties as required to meet the needs and foster the mission of the College.
All employees of MassBay are expected to work collegially and collaboratively within a community that values and celebrates diversity.
Master's degree required.
Sensitivity and commitment to the goals of Affirmative Action and workforce diversity;
Experience working in a diverse environment;
Demonstrated commitment to working with underserved students;
Teaching experience at a community college;
Relevant industry experience in software development;
Demonstrated commitment to working with underrepresented students through teaching or mentoring;
Experience with distance learning and/or alternate instructional delivery systems;
Familiarity with the use of appropriate educational technology and equipment;
Experience with federal and/or state grants;
Interest in and familiarity with workforce development needs in the regional community.
Education: Master's degree required.
Salary Range: $55,000 - $65,000, in accordance with qualifications and experience. Consistent with the provisions of the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Classification: Assistant or Associate Professor
Anticipated Start Date: Fall 2020
Source of Funding: State Appropriation, Grant-Funded, or Local Trust
Massachusetts Bay Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity, or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation, or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's for Affirmative Action and/or Title IX Coordinator (Lisa MacDonald, Director of Equity Compliance, firstname.lastname@example.org or (781) 239-3147), the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.
Hiring is contingent upon a successful CORI clearance.
MassBay Community College fosters educational excellence and student success, prepares students for local and global citizenship, anticipates and responds to the needs of surrounding communities, and contributes to evolving regional economic development.