Applications received by 2/28/18 will be given first consideration. Applications received after this date may be considered until the position is filled. This position will start Fall Quarter, 2018. COMPENSATION Annual salary is based on a 176-day contract with a minimum of $59,164.63; beginning salary will be determined by the assessment of the candidate's education and related experience. New hires cannot be placed above $63,439.06 unless exceptional circumstances prevail. This position is covered under the Bellevue College Association of Higher Education (BCAHE) union; the individual in this position must become a member of the Association, or pay a representation fee to the Association, within 30 calendar days after date of hire. ABOUT THE COLLEGE Bellevue College is a diverse student-centered, comprehensive and innovative college, committed to teaching excellence that advances the life-long educational development of its students while strengthening the economic, social and cultural life of its diverse community. Bellevue College is located just 10 miles east of Seattle where we serve a student population of over 45% students of color and over 1,800 international students. The college promotes student success by providing high-quality, flexible, accessible educational programs and services; advancing pluralism, inclusion and global awareness; and acting as a catalyst and collaborator for a vibrant region. We strive to create a vibrant and inclusive campus community that supports a diverse student body, faculty and staff. As an essential part of our mission and goals, diversity, equity and pluralism are promoted and fostered in all aspects of college life. By enriching student life through leadership opportunities, personal learning and cultural experiences, we are committed to building an inclusive and diverse campus community that fosters creativity, innovation and student success. ABOUT THE PROGRAM In Fall 2016, Bellevue College received accreditation from the Northwest Commission for Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) to offer a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science The first full class of first year students admitted to the degree in Fall 2017. Developing baccalaureate degrees is a fully integrated component of Bellevue College's strategic planning, which is reflected in the growing selection of baccalaureate degrees offered at the College. We invite you to become a part of this exciting progress! This is a wonderful opportunity to join our team and shape a budding program from its inception.
This position performs responsibilities under the general direction of the Vice President of Instruction and the Dean of Science. A tenure-track faculty in Computer Science program is given the opportunity to teach a broad range of courses and assists in refining the inaugural curriculum. This individual teaches courses that may include, but not limited to: Fundamentals of Computer Science, Data Structures, Programming Languages, Algorithms, Architecture and Organization, Computer Networks, Software Engineering and Design, and related undergraduate-level courses. Additional responsibilities may include:
providing culturally-responsible advising to students in academic and career pathway planning, such as navigating obstacles that underrepresented and historically marginalized student populations may experience in college (e.g. students with disabilities, students of color, first generation college students, LBGTQia students, Veterans, 2nd language learners, etc.)
curriculum and course development appropriate for a multi-cultural multi-ability student population
supervision of senior capstone design projects
maintaining current knowledge and practical skills in cultural versatility, education, and Computer Science
institutional work, such as the college-wide effort to dismantle barriers that can impact underrepresented and historically marginalized student populations
other reasonable duties and functions may be assigned as needed
The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to student success through equitable teaching and learning excellence; a vision for creating a progressive Computer Science program that supports industry needs; and an aptitude for building inclusive relationships within the BC community and the community at large.
PhD or Master's degree from an accredited institution in Computer Science or related field
2 years of relevant teaching/training/work experience
Prior experience that shows working effectively and productively in a collaborative and diverse environment
Effective oral and written communication skills
Relevant industry work experience in a Computer Science field
Experience designing curriculum and managing enrollments
Experience with ABET accreditation
Experience creating various assessment tools (e.g. exams, programming projects or presentations)
Experience in budget development and management
Prior experience that shows ability to teach individuals with widely varying technical skills and learning styles
Experience in effective student-centered and equitable teaching methods
Experience in addressing disproportionate impact and equity issues in higher education or other environments
Ability to implement rigorous professional development in Computer Science curriculum
Ability and willingness to adapt to changing schedule demands
HOW TO APPLY Click on the word Apply located above and to the right of the Job Summary section. Application must include the below to be considered complete. Any application that does not provide all requested information will be considered incomplete and will not be screened for the position.
Complete an online Application (note that stating "See Resume" on any section of the online Application will be deemed incomplete)
Complete the Supplemental Questionnaire
Attach a Cover Letter that addresses how you meet Minimum and Preferred Qualifications (max 2 pgs)
Attach a Curriculum Vitae
Attach a statement of your Teaching Philosophy (max 1 pg)
Attach a Diversity Statement that addresses the following: Please provide specific examples of how your educational and/or professional experiences, background or philosophy demonstrate your commitment to diversity and equity, and how these prepare you to contribute to Bellevue College (min 1 pg, max 2 pgs). Please note that your Teaching Philosophy must be a separate response from your Diversity Statement.
Attach copy of academic transcripts (unofficial transcripts may be submitted - official transcripts required upon employment)
Additional Salary Information: See Position Description
Located in Bellevue, Washington, Bellevue College is a community based public institution. Bellevue College is a student-centered, comprehensive and innovative college, committed to teaching excellence, that advances the life-long educational development of its students while strengthening the economic, social and cultural life of its diverse community. The college serves 37,000 students every year, and is represented by 65 different countries. Bellevue College has a variety of distance learning options for the students such as online learning. Students have the opportunity to receive a variety degrees and certificates that range from a GED to a Baccalaureate degree. The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities accredits Bellevue College as a baccalaureate degree-granting institution.