Computer Information Systems Faculty Tenure Track

Location: SCCC - Newton, NJ

Date Posted: 03/01/2024

Schedule: Full-Time

Type: Sussex Faculty

Company: Sussex County Community College

Job Description

Nestled in the heart of Sussex County in Newton, New Jersey, Sussex County Community College offers students a quality education at a fraction of the cost of most four-year institutions.

SCCC is an accredited, comprehensive two-year community college that sits on 167 beautiful acres with three ponds and 12 academic buildings. A short distance from the main campus is the SCCC McGuire Technical Education Center located on Main Street in Newton, NJ. Additionally, a satellite location is located at Vernon High School in Vernon, NJ.

Transfer Degrees

SCCC offers a diverse range of programs and certificates to cater to different educational and career goals. With over 38 programs designed for transfer to four-year institutions, students can start their academic journey and then smoothly transition to a four-year college or university to continue their studies. This pathway can be helpful for those who want to save on tuition costs or explore their options before committing to a specific institution.

Career and Technical Degrees

Additionally, SCCC offers 32 career and technical programs, which are geared towards providing students with the necessary skills and knowledge to enter the workforce directly after completing their studies. These programs can be an excellent choice for individuals who want to pursue specific careers and gain practical experience in their chosen fields.

Professional Certificates

Furthermore, the College's 18 professional certificates provide an opportunity for students to enhance their current credentials or prepare for future career advancements. These certificates can be valuable for individuals who are looking to specialize in a particular area or demonstrate expertise in a specific skill set.

SCCC has over 2800 students who attend the institution from high school to non-traditional age.

Position Overview

Sussex County Community College is seeking a highly qualified, enthusiastic, student-focused full-time tenure track Computer Information Systems faculty member who represents a commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarly activity, and will support the value of diversity, equity and inclusion to the College. The successful candidate will have demonstrated excellence in their methodology and content delivery while teaching both face-to-face and online courses. The successful candidate will be a demonstrable expert in their area, interested in advancing both their expertise and the discipline by being an active professional in national Computer Information Systems landscape. Teaching assignments would include core courses in programming, as well as second-year courses for Computer Science and Information Systems majors. The candidate should have experience or interest to teach several of the following topics: modern database systems, operating systems, networking, cyber security, computer architecture, data structures and/or other current topics in technology. Each semester load will consist of a minimum of 15 credit hours, plus additional time dedicated to office hours and providing student support.  Duties and expectations of this position include the following: excellence in teaching and using the Canvas Learning Management System; developing and supporting the computer science curricula; ensuring course assessment; undertaking professional development; applying the College’s strategic plan; continuing service to the College; student advisement and retention efforts; scholarly activity; and taking leadership roles when assigned. The successful candidate will contribute to the service of the college serving on committees, collaborating with the faculty and other college colleagues on college initiatives; and being a dedicated team player within the STEM department. All of the above are considered essential to the success of the position.

Essential Duties

  • Possess a deep concern for others and the contributions they make to SCCC by intentionally focusing and supporting the development of a culture of “caring regard” at the College.
  • Possess an appreciation, understanding, tolerance, and commitment to free speech and diversity within an academic organization.
  • Create a dynamic teaching and learning environment for students and demonstrate an understanding of the broad spectrum of student needs.
  • Participate in assessment of learning outcomes.
  • Demonstrate active promotion of student mentorship and retention, including advisement.
  • Participate in professional development through scholarship, creative activity and service.
  • Assist in implementing an active research program involving undergraduates
  • Serve on college committees, including those that are part of the college governance process.
  • Participate in curriculum development and textbook selection.
  • Contribute to departmental budget development.
  • Collaborate within the department and with cross-departmental initiatives.
  • Demonstrate skill at networking with community partners.
  • Provide support and oversight to student organizations on campus. 
  • Embrace Campus Life initiatives that foster student involvement.
  • Possess effective oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills, as well as organizational skills, aimed at facilitating communication with supervisors/students/colleagues.

 

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to the job at any time.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor, including maintaining a valid driver’s license in good standing with DMV for those jobs that require driving.

 

Essential Skills/Qualifications

  • A Doctorate preferred, a Master’s degree is required in Computer Science, Information Systems or a closely related field. A Bachelor’s degree in either of the aforementioned disciplines.
  • Prior teaching experience in both the classroom and online courses at the community college or university level preferred.

 

Salary:  $44,594.67

To Apply:

Please submit resume/CV, cover letter, and transcripts to HRresume@sussex.edu. Incomplete applications will not be considered.  Sussex County Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Effective September 1, 2011, the NJ First Act requires that certain classifications of persons employed by a public higher education institution will have 365 days within which to establish a principle residence in NJ. Failure to comply will render the individual unqualified to continue to hold the position. Individuals may seek exemption from the residency exemption committee based on critical need or hardship.