Cybersecurity and Network Administration Adjunct

South Puget Sound Community College
March 18, 2023
Offerd Salary:$980.00- $1,001
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Cybersecurity and Network Administration Adjunct


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Olympia Main Campus, WA

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  • Description
  • Benefits
  • Our Opportunity

    Adjunct faculty salary for the 2022-2023 fiscal year is $980.00- $1,001.00 per credit hour as listed in the CBA (Download PDF reader)

    South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) seeks highly motivated and qualified candidates for the position of adjunct or part-time faculty members in Cybersecurity and Network Administration who will: • Place student success at the center of all decision-making, • Engage with students, faculty, staff and administrators to create a community of learners, • Seek opportunities for teaching and learning excellence, • Embrace change, risk-taking and innovation, • Respect the richness of diverse cultural values, beliefs and practices of others, and • Contribute to the technical and general education of students who will apply learning to the world of work and transfer their education to a university.

    South Puget Sound Community College is committed to increasing its cultural diversity with an emphasis on equity and inclusion among its professional staff. The students that we serve come from a variety of backgrounds. We strongly encourage members of the underrepresented groups, veterans, and bi- or multi-lingual individuals to apply for this position to help meet the needs of our diverse students and service district. We also offer:

  • A healthy work/life balance for our employees with the opportunity for flexible work schedules and remote work depending on position and college needs
  • Fine dining in the Percival Room, offering vegetarian, vegan, and gluten- free choices as part of our Culinary Arts and Baking & Pastry Arts programs
  • Campus bookstore offering snacks, apparel, and specialty supplies
  • FREE Bus service every 15 minutes to downtown Olympia and beyond
  • FREE parking on our campuses – permits are not required
  • On-campus child care
  • Percival Creek, which runs beneath our campus footbridge, provides year- round beauty and views of Chinook, Coho, and chum salmon pass through each fall
  • Many walking paths that are marked and on nicely paved sidewalks
  • Gym and recreation facilities
  • SPSCC promotes wellness with a variety of different workshops and events on campus
  • Lots of activities with our Artist & Lecture series, which are FREE for staff and faculty
  • Many community events in the Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts
  • Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) that offer an opportunity for SPSCC employees to gather and connect around issues that define them personally, and which affect their work at the College and their professional development. Current Employee Resource Groups include:
  • Staff and Faculty of Color (SFOC) ERG - an employee network which strives to create an intentional and relational foundation for community and trust building across different groups through shared values.
  • What You'll Do

    Adjunct instructors will work with other faculty members, staff, and administrators to:

  • Create and facilitate contextualized and integrated learning experiences in Cybersecurity and Network Administration in relation to identified college pathways that are linked to career goals.

  • Be available to teach classes during the daytime hours –or-- evenings and weekends.

  • Teach courses on-line, hybrid, and/or virtually.

  • Create authentic assessments of students' knowledge, skills, and abilities in Cybersecurity and Network Administration that measure course, program, and college wide outcomes.

  • Apply multiple teaching and learning strategies that promote the affective, cognitive and kinesthetic domains of learning.

  • Use a wide range of learning resources, tools, and technologies to improve access and student success in higher education.

  • Support students in and out of the classroom, which includes directing them to student support services and resources.

  • Perform related duties as assigned.

  • Use local, state, and national data and analytics to continuously enhance strategies to improve student success.

  • Course Titles:

    There are courses available in cybersecurity, network administration, and IT computer support – both during the day and for the evening/Saturday hybrid program.

    Qualifications You Possess

    Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, OR an Associate's degree in Information Technology AND two years of industry related experience.
  • Sound working knowledge of Microsoft and Linux servers, Cisco network routers and switches, virtualization and latest penetration testing software.
  • Minimum of two years of recent and relevant work experience in an information technology field and/or providing information technology instruction at the post-secondary level.
  • Demonstrated experience or participation with persons from diverse backgrounds such as sexual orientation, racial, ethnic, religious, linguistic, gender, age, socio-economic, physical and learning abilities, and a commitment to an inclusive and equitable working/learning environment.
  • Collaborative -- The ability to work in culturally diverse groups toward a common goal by involving, including,and valuing others.
  • Experience and/or leadership in serving, advocating for, collaborating with, and/or representing specific underrepresented marginalized communities.
  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Industry certification such as CompTIA A+, Network+, Security+, Cisco CCT, CCNA.
  • Teaching or work experience in networking, network hardware support, and/or cybersecurity technologies.
  • A commitment and ability to work effectively with students of various cultural and socio-economic backgrounds, including a wide range of student preparedness and physical abilities.
  • To Apply

    Applications must be completed online and include the following attachments:

  • Cover letter addressed to the Screening Committee highlighting your ability to perform the responsibilities and competencies described in the job posting.
  • Current resume/CV showing all educational and professional experience which demonstrates how you meet the minimum and any preferred qualifications.
  • Copies of unofficial transcripts from institutions of higher education.
  • SPSCC accepts applications for adjunct faculty (part-time) positions on an ongoing basis to establish a qualified pool of applicants. This pool is created for future part-time professor appointments to the individual program or course indicated. This announcement will serve as an open and continuous applicant pool. Appointment availability varies from quarter to quarter. Candidates selected from the pool will be contacted by the division should a vacancy arise. Top candidates will be notified directly to interview for this position. Selection will be based on the applicant's knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties listed in this job posting as identified in the materials requested above. Applications with comments directing the reader to see attachments will be considered incomplete.

    Veterans Preference Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications and wishing to claim Veterans Preference should redact their personally identifiable information from a copy of their United States Department of Veterans Affairs honorable discharge documentation and email to [email protected] with the job number for which they are applying in the subject line.

    Condition of Employment Employment with the college is contingent upon the successful completion of a comprehensive background check. Any adverse information will be considered on a case-by-case basis and does not automatically preclude a candidate from employment.

    Bargaining Unit This position has been designated as a bargaining unit position represented by the South Puget Sound Federation of Teachers, AFT/AFL-CIO, Local 4603.

    South Puget Sound Community College values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator South Puget Sound Community College provides equal opportunity in education and employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, creed, religion, or status as a veteran of war. Prohibited sex discrimination includes sexual harassment (unwelcome sexual conduct of various types). SPSCC provides reasonable accommodations for qualified students, employees, and applicants with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Federal Rehabilitation Act. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, Title II and Title IX, Samantha Dotson, Executive Human Resource Officer /Title IX Coordinator, 360-596-5361, [email protected], Building 25, Room 220, 2011 Mottman Rd SW, Olympia, WA 98512; South Puget Sound Community College is a smoke-free/drug free environment.

    Applicants needing accommodation in the application process in an alternative format may contact the Human Resources office at (360) 596-5500.

    Adjunct faculty who work 50% or more of a full-time workload for two consecutive quarters (for eligibility, spring and fall are considered consecutive) at one or more public higher education institutions will become eligible for state-sponsored health insurance and retirement benefits.

    For more benefits information please visit our Employee Benefits website.


    South Puget Sound Community College


     2011 Mottman Rd SW

    Olympia, Washington, 98512






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