Applications received by 04/23/17 will receive first consideration. Applications received after this date maybe considered until position is filled. This position will start Fall Quarter 2017.
COMPENSATION Annual salary is based on a 173-day contract with a minimum of $55,354.06; beginning salary will be determined by the assessment of the candidate's education and related experience. 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 40% students of color and over 1,700 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.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/TYPICAL DUTIES:
As a full-time tenure-track faculty for Network Services & Computing Systems (NSCOM), a program within the Institute for Business & Information Technology, the instructor will perform duties and functions under the general direction of the Vice President of Instruction and be responsible mainly to the Dean of Institute for Business and Information Technology (IBIT) division. This position works closely with the Program Chair for IS-NSCOM.
Teaching and Students:
Teach courses that may include, but not limited to: system administration, server technology environment, PC hardware and repair concepts/tools, and security topics
Foster a positive, caring, equitable learning environment where diversity and pluralism are advanced
Practice student-centered teaching and promote learning excellence in the NSCOM program
Assess student learning outcomes using a variety of assessment methods that includes the principles of equity and access
Promote program and recruit students from a culturally diverse population
Provide ongoing guidance in student career development
Participate in culturally-responsible advising and improving student success, 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, Veterans, 2nd language learners, etc.)
Currency and Relevancy:
Maintain current knowledge and skills in networking, technical support and system administration
Maintain current knowledge and practical skills in cultural versatility
Maintain currency and relevancy of curriculum and program for a multi-cultural learning environment
Participate in on-going curriculum development, revision, and implementation that incorporates diverse perspectives
Develop and recruit advisory committee members and meet with potential employers
Consult and/ or collaborate with colleagues at other colleges, businesses, or professional organizations
Represent the college in community events or statewide inter-institutional initiatives
Department and College Governance:
Participate in program activities, such as mentoring adjunct faculty and others
Participate in college-wide effort to dismantle barriers that can impact underrepresented and historically marginalized student populations
Participate in program, division and college governance
Collaborate with other faculty and peers within the division/department on a variety of shared tasks
Perform other reasonable duties and functions that may be assigned
Bachelor's degree in Information Technology – or related field – from a regionally accredited university
Washington State Vocational Certificate, or will become vocational certificated, which requires at least 2 years of applicable industry experience within the last 5 years
Must be available to teach classes on a variety of days and times, including evenings
Prior experience that shows commitment to building relationships with students and colleagues from diverse backgrounds and academic readiness
Current industry first-aid certificate or acquire within 90 days of initial employment
Teaching and/or industry experience in 1 or more of the following subject matter areas:
System administration (Windows and Linux)
Cloud (AWS, Azure etc.)
Certifications in CompTIA A+, Network+ or Security+
Substantial, recent full-time experience in the IT industry and/or teaching experience in hardware and network troubleshooting
Ability to teach and develop courses in an evolving discipline, using multiple modalities for various instructional settings, including on-campus, hybrid and on-line
Experience in student-centered teaching, curriculum development, and program management in a post-secondary setting
Experience in integrating diversity, pluralism, and inclusion into teaching and learning, or equivalent transferable skills to do so
Prior experience that shows understanding and active interest in current trends and approaches in information technology fields
Applied practical work and/or teaching experience with client and server operating systems technologies, roles, and network environment, including active directory
Applied practical work and/or teaching experience with cyber security fundamentals such as incident handling/response, IDS/IPS packet analysis and network and system hardening
HOW TO APPLY
Follow the URL on this page to Bellevue College's Job Opportunities page. 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:
Complete an online Application
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 (max 1 pg). Please note that your Teaching Philosophy must be a separate response from your Diversity Statement.
Candidates will be required to bring a copy of academic transcripts if invited to an interview. Official transcripts are required upon employment.
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 ye...ar, 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.