Assistant Professor, Computer Information Systems (CIS) - Grant Funded
2600 South First Street Temple, TX
Business and Career Professions
Computer Info Sys. Faculty
Salary Grade Ranking
Position Summary & Essential Duties
The following duties, responsibilities, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
(KSA's), and physical requirements are intended to describe the general
nature and level of work performed. The information listed below is not
intended to be construed as a complete listing of all duties,
responsibilities, KSA's, and physical requirements required of this position
since changes to the position may occur at any time or additional requirements
may be added over the course of time.
Under general supervision from the departmental chair, the incumbent teaches
courses as scheduled, cultivates a healthy teacher-student relationship, and
engages the students in active learning. The incumbent will make
recommendations regarding curriculum changes, text selection, and content
revision. The instructor will perform administrative aspects of instruction in
a timely manner.
Qualifications (Required and Preferred)
MINIMUM EDUCATIONAL AND WORK REQUIREMENTS (MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS):
Master's in Computer Information Systems or Computer Science or a Master's
Degree with 18 graduate semester hours in Computer Science.
Professional experience with information systems, programming, software
development, or cyber security functions within a business setting.
LICENSES OR CERTIFICATIONS:
Job Duties and Responsibilities
The incumbent will:
Cultivate healthy teacher-student relationships.
Engage students in active learning.
Develop clear and innovative syllabi and course material.
Demonstrates professional written and oral skills in communications with
Utilize advancements in technology to improve instructional methodology.
Incorporates best practices.
Maintain accessibility to students for advisement and consultation.
Seek feedback to improve quality of teaching.
Attend conferences, workshops, or programs to enhance professional growth.
Participate in academic/professional organizations.
Develop and implement innovative course content based on current pedagogy.
Evidence a willingness to incorporate new concepts and theories to enhance
Integrate a diverse set of perspectives and ideas into course curriculum.
Demonstrate innovative thinking to problem solve within the classroom,
clinical setting, the department, and the institution.
Supervise and evaluate student performance in simulated and clinical
Demonstrate respect and professionalism with supervisors, colleagues, and
Fosters collegiality within the department and clinical setting.
Evidence timely completion of administrative aspects of instructional
Participate in evaluation, recommendation, development, and/or revision of
Contribute to growth of the college by active involvement on task forces
Demonstrate participation in activities that contribute to the growth of
Perform other job-related duties as assigned
SOCIAL CONSTRUCTS REQUIRED OF POSITION:
Display empathy and positive regard for others in written, verbal and non-
Work with colleagues and students by practicing punctuality, respect for
deadlines, collaborative problem solving, and honest communication.
Be friendly and collegial with co-workers, faculty, students, staff, and
visitors to the campus.
Build trusting relationships by acting with integrity, courtesy, and
responsibility, even in the face of stress or demanding workplace
Maintain proficiency as needed and approved by attending trainings,
reading job-related materials, and meeting with others in area of
Dress appropriately for a workplace with frequent customer service
interaction and community outreach.
Meet all required standards of confidentiality. Keep work areas in a clean
and orderly manner.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities & Physical Demands
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design.
Knowledge of teaching and instruction for individuals and groups.
Knowledge of pedagogical practices relevant to discipline.
Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and departmental
Knowledge of the appropriate subject matter and the application of the
subject matter for the respective discipline.
Possess effective communication skills.
Ability to provide effective teaching and instruction for individuals and
Ability to engage students in the learning process.
Ability to enable positive student learning outcomes
Ability to work with a diverse population.
Primarily light physical activity is required with occasional lifting and
manipulation of objects up to 25 pounds. Keyboarding and computer use. Use of
Audio/Visual equipment or equipment in an instructional setting.
Work is normally performed in an interior/office work environment. Travel to
offsite centers may be required.
Schedule to be determined by department chair in accordance with the Faculty
HOURS REQUIRED PER WEEK:
As determined by department chair.
TRS or ORP
TEMPLE COLLEGE BENEFITS
To enhance the employment opportunity you may be seeking, Temple College
offers a competitive array of benefit options to select from, some of which
are fully paid for by the college. Listed below is a summary of benefits
currently offered for full-time employees. Part-time employees are eligible
for specific benefits on a pro-rated basis.
MEDICAL AND OPTIONAL INSURANCE COVERAGE BENEFIT OPTIONS
The Medical and optional insurance coverage benefit options listed below are
offered through Temple College by the Employees Retirement System (ERS) of
Texas. Please visit ERS at https: // www. ers.texas.gov/ for further information.
Eligible full-time employees can choose from the following medical programs
which begin the first day of the month following the 60th day of employment:
HealthSelect of Texas "Blue Cross Blue Shield" (PPO)
Consumer Directed HealthSelect "Blue Cross Blue Shield (HSA)
Medical plans include prescription coverage. Employee medical coverage monthly
premiums are fully paid for by the college and the college pays for one-half
(1/2) of the cost of dependent care coverage monthly premiums.
Dental (PPO and HMO), Vision, Optional Term Life Insurance, Voluntary
Accidental Death and Dismemberment, Dependent Term Life Insurance, Short-term
and Long-term Disability, Texa$aver (457 plan), TexFlex-Health and Dependent
Optional benefits are employee paid but are offered at very competitive
ANNUAL AND SICK LEAVE ACCRUALS
ANNUAL LEAVE ACCRUALS:
Regular, full-time twelve (12) month faculty and staff accrue Annual Leave
Years of Service : 0 through 5
Accrual Rate (Maximum Accrual Hours per Month) = 8
Accrual Rate (Maximum Accrual Hours per Year) = 96
Years of Service: 6 through 10
Accrual Rate (Maximum Accrual Hours per Month) =10
Accrual Rate (Maximum Accrual Hours per Year) =120
Years of Service: 10 plus years
Accrual Rate (Maximum Accrual Hours per Month) =12
Accrual Rate (Maximum Accrual Hours per Year) =144
Annual leave may be accrued up to a limit of 240 hours with special provisions
allowing for annual accruals above that limit. Faculty with contracts less
than 12 months do not accrue Annual Leave but are provided with 20 hours of
personal time per fiscal year.
SICK LEAVE ACCRUALS:
Faculty and Administrative Staff: Accruals of 8 hours per month. Sick Leave
may be accrued up to a limit of 1040 total hours. Faculty with contracts less
than 12 months will receive accruals during the summer semester if they
instruct during that time.
HOLIDAYS: Recognized college holidays, in addition to Annual
and Sick leave accruals, include Labor Day, Thanksgiving Break, Winter
Break, Martin Luther King Day, Spring Break, Good Friday, Memorial Day and
PAYROLL: Employees are paid by direct deposit through the last
working day of the month. Actual deposits are paid on the last working
business day of the month. All benefit deductions are taken at that time.
RETIREMENT: Temple College is one of the few community colleges in
the state of Texas to be permitted Federal Social Security deductions.
Temple College is a Section 218 employer.
All regular employees are mandated by the Texas State Legislature to enroll in
either the Teacher Retirement System (TRS) or the Optional Retirement
Program (ORP) however, ORP participation is based upon position. All faculty
members are eligible to participate in either TRS or ORP. A list of ORP
providers is available.
Please visit TRS at https: // www. trs.texas.gov/Pages/Homepage.aspx for further
Member: Teacher Retirement System (TRS) = 7.7% of annual salary
Employer: Teacher Retirement System (TRS) = 7.5% of member's annual salary
Member: Optional Retirement Program (ORP) = 6.65 % of annual salary
Employer: Optional Retirement Program (ORP) = 6.6% of annual salary
Tax Sheltered Annuities (TSAs) also known as Tax Deferred Annuities (TDAs)
are available to all employees who are eligible to participate in the TRS/ORP
retirement program and who wish to participate in this program. This
participation is voluntary and contributions are made from the employee's
salary. A list of providers is available.
MISCELLANEOUS LEAVE: Family and Medical Leave (FMLA), Jury Duty,
Bereavement, Deteriorating weather, and Military training.
WORKERS COMPENSATION: If an employee is injured on the job, Temple
College, through its Worker Compensation Program, pays all authorized
hospital, nursing, and physician's fees. Additional benefits may be
HOURS OF OPERATION:
Monday - Thursday: 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Monday - Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
2600 South First Street
Temple, Texas, 76504
https:// www. templejc.edu