Associate Professor/Program Manager, Networking - Closing Date October 12, 2021

Seminole State College of Florida (Sanford)

United States

October 12, 2021


Employment Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in career opportunities at Seminole State College of Florida!

The health and well-being of our applicants, faculty, staff, and students is of the utmost importance and the College is continuously monitoring the rapidly changing situation with the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Although our College campuses and the Office of Human Resources are physically closed at this time, we remain open remotely to support our applicants, faculty, staff, and students.

Please note that at this time we may only have a limited number of job openings; however, we will continue to post essential positions as needed, so please check back frequently to review our job opportunities.

Additionally, during this time our recruitment and selection process may be a bit delayed; however, please feel free to contact one of our HR Employment team members if you have any questions.

We thank you again for your interest in joining the Seminole State team and hope you stay well!

Position Title Associate Professor/Program Manager, Networking - Closing Date October 12, 2021

Job Requisition Number 104291 Date Posted September 8, 2021 Closing Date October 12, 2021 Position Type FAC FT Department Networking Pay Benefits and Work Schedule

Salary is $54,317 to $79,218 commensurate with related work experience and education in accordance with the UFF Bargaining Unit Faculty Salary Schedule listed in Article 26 of the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

In addition to a competitive salary Seminole State College offers an attractive total rewards package including: a variety of health insurance plan options, fully paid dental and life insurance coverage; tuition reimbursement for employees and qualified dependents, professional development opportunities great work-life balance including time off when the College is closed, paid holidays and sick leave. In addition, employees participate in the Florida Retirement System and have several retirement options. The College pays a percentage towards retirement, based on the employee's selected plan.

Applicants must complete the entire online application and include work history even if attaching a resume.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS (To ensure full consideration all of the following documents must be attached to the application prior to October 12, 2021):

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Transcripts showing the date of degree conferral; this applies to Seminole State College employees as well as external candidates (unofficial copies accepted).
  • Letters of recommendation are strongly encouraged.
  • Note: Certain functions of the application process work best in Internet Explorer.


    This is a regular full-time, Bargaining Unit teaching position on track for continuing contract. The standard contract length is 228 days; however, other contract lengths may be available depending on department needs. Assigned campus locations may vary due to enrollment. Teaching responsibilities consist of Information Systems Technology courses with an emphasis on cybersecurity.

    Faculty responsibilities will include:

  • Teaching and supporting student learning
  • Developing curriculum
  • Supporting college policies, procedures, and inclusiveness
  • Participating in department and college activities and committees including graduation
  • Attending college wide meetings and trainings at various campuses and locations

    Program Manager

  • Develops program specific learning outcomes with an appropriate learning assessment plan.
  • Implements and manages program improvement using learning assessment outcomes, program review and advisory committee input.
  • Develops and implements curriculum for the degree.
  • Recruit and recommends adjunct faculty to the Dean.
  • In conjunction with the Dean, coordinates adjunct faculty orientations and adjunct faculty development.
  • Recommends strategies to enhance student recruitment, retention and completion.
  • Prepares schedules for each term, considering student needs, faculty teaching loads, facilities and fiscal responsibility.
  • Projects year long course schedule to enhance the student's ability to complete the program.
  • Monitors enrollment to ensure class size requirements are met.
  • Recommends appropriate lab supplies and equipment used in the degree program which represents current technologies being used in industry.
  • Together with the program faculty and in conjunction with other offices on campus, conducts a yearly program review which results in planning to improve the instructional programs.
  • Acts as program representative and liaison with state and local agencies, business and industry.
  • Works with the Dean, Grants Office personnel, and other offices on campus, to seek external funding opportunities for the program.
  • Solicits resources, materials and sponsorships for the program and its students.
  • With the Dean, develops a strong and active industry advisory committee.
  • Holds advisory committee meetings minimally twice a year to ensure curriculum that provides students with knowledge and skills aligned with industry needs.
  • Professor:

  • Plans, organizes, and teaches Information Systems Technology classes as assigned.
  • Makes use of professional growth opportunities, including but not limited to the Seminole State Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning.
  • Incorporates teaching strategies relevant to academic discipline that foster student learning, success and retention.
  • Engages students and supports student learning success in and beyond the classroom.
  • Works effectively, respectfully and productively with people from all cultural, racial, and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Maintains required office hours to provide assistance to students, both individually and in small groups. Counsels students in matters relating to academic progress.
  • Works with other faculty in support of curriculum improvement as appropriate to promote students' success and mastery of course and program competencies.
  • Complies with College policies and procedures in accordance with required deadlines.
  • Participates in day, evening, and weekend program staffing as required. Assigned campus location may vary due to enrollment.
  • Participates in committee work as requested.
  • Contributes to a collegial and collaborative work environment.
  • Becomes actively involved with the diverse community that the College serves.
  • Works with other College departments to engage community partners that support the College Mission and Vision.
  • Performs all site and position specific responsibilities as assigned. Tasks may include, but are not limited to, ordering and maintaining necessary supplies and equipment; participating in discipline related student activities (e.g. Brain Bowl) and attends graduation.
  • Maintains current licensure (if applicable) and knowledge of discipline and teaching methods.

    Option 1:

    Master's degree in Computer Science and Information Technology or closely related field such as:

  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Computer Programming
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Technology
  • Information Systems
  • Information Technology
  • Internet Services
  • Networking Services
  • Management Information Systems (MIS)
  • Option 2:

    Master's degree with at least 18 graduate credit hours in Computer Science & Information Technology


  • Demonstrated understanding of the learning centered approach to teaching.
  • Experience utilizing technology and innovative pedagogy to deliver exceptional teaching and learning.
  • Teaching experience.
  • Professional certifications
  • At least 4 years of industry experience
  • Terminal Degree Requirement: Doctorate degree in Information Technology or closely related technical field


  • A personal and professional commitment to creating an atmosphere of quality instruction at Seminole State College.
  • English reading, writing and speaking skills at the native level of fluency.
  • Understanding of and commitment to the use of instructional technology.
  • Excellent, verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Demonstrates a professional, courteous demeanor.
  • Committed to working in a multi-cultural environment. Proven planning, budgeting, and project management skills with an emphasis on efficiency, productivity, and accountability.
  • Demonstrated commitment to technologies which enhance student learning and providing multiple delivery channels for learning.
  • Understanding of emerging technology trends, and business practices and their impact on both college curriculum and the way colleges and their partners do business.
  • Must be motivated by high-energy, goal-oriented teamwork, with a focus on accomplishment and results.
  • Ability to exhibit a professional, courteous demeanor and work effectively and positively with fellow team members, and supervisor.
  • Able to adhere to Seminole State College's policies and procedures, including working hours.
  • Ability to utilize technology and innovative pedagogy to enhance teaching and learning.
  • Performs other relevant responsibilities as requested. Tasks may include, but are not limited to, ordering and maintaining necessary supplies and equipment for department, maintaining allocated budget, developing class schedules and/or course sequence and participating in discipline related student activities.

  • Works in a classroom/office environment.
  • May be required to travel between campuses and other local destinations.
  • May be required to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends.
  • This description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor.

    In addition, nothing in this job description changes or diminishes the responsibility and authority of the appropriate Associate Dean, Dean, or Associate Vice President to evaluate and recommend discipline (if and where necessary) for adjunct faculty.

    This position is not eligible for Veteran's Preference.

    Conditions of Employment

    Finalists and individuals recommended for employment at Seminole State College may be subject to background investigations and fingerprinting in compliance with Florida Statute 1001.64; and Seminole State College Policy 1.020; 2.020. Criminal background checks and fingerprinting will be conducted for all new employees, and for rehired employees who have had a break in service for one year or more. The Office of Human Resources will determine which background checks shall be conducted for each position, based upon its review of job descriptions and the responsibilities of the position. These include, but are not limited to, positions that have access to money, master keys, security- sensitive areas and confidential information; positions that have the capability to create, delete, and alter records; and positions that are responsible for the care and instruction of children. The College will conduct various types of background checks which may include, but are not limited to: criminal background, credit check, driver's license check, previous employment and references.

    How to Apply


  • You must first complete and submit the online application along with the resume, then;
  • While signed into your application profile, click on My Job Applications under My Cover Letters and Attachments ;
  • Click on the + sign to attach documents such as unofficial transcripts, cover letter and/or letters of reference
  • Equal Employment Opportunity

    Seminole State College is an equal opportunity employer and strictly prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, pregnancy, national origin, ethnicity, age, sex, gender, veterans' or military status, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, or any other factor protected under applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations in its programs, activities, and employment.

    Other Information


    Seminole State College of Florida adheres to Florida's Veteran's Preference laws by providing preference in hiring to covered job applicants. Moreover, in recognition of the valuable contributions made by veterans, the College also considers any applicant's military service background when filling job positions not covered by Veteran's Preference laws.

    To claim Veteran's Preference for eligible positions, a copy of your DD-214 form, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty must be uploaded and attached to your application to claim Veterans' Preference.


    Individuals who have completed college or university course work at an institution in a country other than the United States are required to obtain a complete evaluation of foreign transcripts and degrees. Foreign transcripts should be evaluated by one of the organizations approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services.

    This evaluation must be submitted at the time of application. We recommend World Education Services at P.O. Box 5087, Bowling Green Station, New York, NY 10274-5087, telephone (212) 966-6311 or email address www. The interview process may be delayed until such a review has been completed.

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