Instructor, Cyber Security/Systems Security

Forsyth Technical Community College

United States

January 26, 2022

Description

Posting Details Job Title Instructor, Cyber Security/Systems Security

Posting Number 1501 Job Schedule Full Time Job Shift Varied OCR Code / Classification 2 - Instructor - Faculty

Job Description Summary

The Cybersecurity Instructor will be a member of a diverse team that supports student achievement and success from recruitment through graduation and beyond, advancing equitable economic mobility, personal empowerment, and transformed communities. Conducts college courses at appropriate quality for undergraduate students as assigned by the Department Chair and approved by the Dean. Facilitates the learning process by designing and implementing appropriate, meaningful and equitable instructional activities, and by drawing from the scholarships of teaching and leaning and cultivating a supportive learning environment that allows students to think critically and experiment. Emulates student learning by creating and implementing well-designed assessment tools. Additionally, participates in curriculum development, mentoring of students, helps students connect with academic and non-academic support services as needed, and engages in institutional service, professional development, and other duties assigned by the Department Chair and Dean. his role also keeps accurate records pertaining to students and adheres to all institutional polices and procedures. The Instructor, Systems/Cybersecurity will teach information technology courses primarily in the systems security and cybersecurity programs.

Minimum Qualifications

•Associate's degree or higher in Cyber/Systems Security or closely related IT field with three years' of industry experience in a field related to Information Assurance, Cybersecurity or Systems Security. Note: Degrees and hours must be from a college accredited by a US Department of Education accepted accrediting agency such as SACSCOC. • Ability to teach face to face classes, online asynchronous, and only synchronous classes. •Ability to travel and work at multiple campuses or offsite locations as necessary, including teaching high school students at the high schools as needed. •Understanding of assessment and continuous improvement. •Flexibility to teach morning, afternoon, evening and weekend classes as needed. •Experience with appropriate technology including Microsoft Office and/or Goggle Workspace, spreadsheets, presentation and collaboration apps and software. •Ability to work in a diverse environment. •Security+Certification

Preferred Qualifications

• Two academic years of teaching experience • Three or more academic years of teaching experience in a community college • Experience teaching hybrid, online, and/or multimodal courses • Experience with distance learning technologies • Experience with multi-cultural pedagogy and demonstration of developing multi-cultural curricula

Essential Duties

Teaching and Learning : • Assume responsibility for teaching assignments as recommended by the department chair and approved by the dean. • Facilitate the learning process by designing and implementing instructional activities that are appropriate and meaningful and that maximize equitable student outcomes. • Adhere to the departmental course guidelines and ensure that content includes program, state and SACSCOC-approved competencies. • Assume responsibility for accurately maintaining all required college records including attendance and grade reports. • Compile resources of specialize materials for outside reading assignments where applicable. • Assess student learning using appropriate modalities. • Appropriately utilize learning management system tools as required by the college and/or department. • Maintain, review, and update course descriptions, objectives, and syllabi for courses of instruction • Incorporate inclusive and work to eliminate discriminatory and exclusionary content from curriculum. • Intentionally design learning experiences that extend beyond facilitating classroom instruction and assist students in achieving course, program, and degree outcomes. • Make recommendations to Department Chair for selection of supplies, equipment, equipment repairs, textbooks for courses of study, and the scheduling of classroom and laboratory facilities. • Embrace Forsyth Tech's mission, vision, equity statement, and core values.

Student Success: • Proactively connect with students to provide mentoring and coaching to achieve academic and career goals. • Contribute to student success as a part of the care team for each student. • Provide practical suggestions to students to improve academic performance. • Encourage students to discuss and share academic problems and brainstorm solutions. • Support students by listening to concerns, providing moral support, identifying and addressing problems, and connecting with support services. • Learn, utilize and maintain proficiency with program requirements and tools, including the college's student success portal, computer information system, and learning management systems among others. • Attend training sessions, workshops, conferences and professional meetings. • Maintain appropriate student hours in accordance with school policies. • Participate in departmental activities related to revising and updating the program(s) and the development of new courses in the area of expertise. • Engage in curriculum and program development that incorporates current educational theories and research. • Enhance student academic success initiatives to improve completion, retention, and equity of success in instructional areas of the college.

Contributions to Community: • Work as part of a cohesive, innovative, and diverse team. • Serve on action teams, councils, and other college work groups as required. • Make constructive contributions to the shared vision of the college by engaging in work groups and shared leadership across campus. • Actively participate in student recruitment, engagement, retention, and completion efforts. • Maintain contact with specialized vocations where applicable. • Pursue public relations opportunities and use these to promote the college and the department. • Assist in planning and conducting advisory committee and/or business leadership team meetings. • Represent the college and program at recruiting events as needed. • Understand the strengths and growth opportunities of the communities that the college serves. • Responsible for working with the College's Educational Partnerships team to recruit students into programs within their divisions.

Continuous Development: • Develop a professional development plan for approval by the supervisor and participate in those professional development activities that are approved. • Maintain current licensure, certification, or other professional credentials required for position. • Maintain membership and participation in professional organizations. • Pursue continuous improvement in the areas of subject matter expertise; teaching and learning; the use of educational technology; diversity, equity, and inclusion; and other areas related to the strategic goals of the college. • Read professional literature to remain informed of the latest research aligned with their work and connected to higher education. • Keep abreast of current technology required by the college.

Culture of Belonging: • Maintain confidentiality and security of sensitive information. • Foster diversity, equity and inclusion in the classroom and among your team. • Pursue continuous improvement in the areas of subject matter expertise; teaching and learning; the use of educational technology; diversity, equity, and inclusion; and other areas related to the strategic goals of the college. that extend beyond

Curriculum Development: • Maintain, review and update course descriptions, objectives, and outlines for courses of instruction and develop new courses of study as necessary. • Recommend to the program coordinators textbooks for adoption and supplementary materials for acquisition. • Recommend individuals to serve on curriculum advisory committees.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. • The employee will need to regularly operate and use computers, phones and other electronic equipment. • The employee will frequently communicate and must be able to exchange accurate information with others. • The employee may need to move around their office and/or campus to attend meetings/ classes and to access files, machinery or other job-related tools. • The employee may need to lift and/or move equipment, tools or paperwork up to 25 pounds. • The employee may need to position themselves by reaching, stooping, kneeling or crouching in order to adjust or collect equipment and/or supplies. • Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

Workplace Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. • Encounters low to moderate noise levels in the work environment

Open Date 10/05/2021

Close Date 01/26/2022 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants

If you have trouble, please call HR at 336-734-7302. AA/EOE.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Do you have an Associate's Degree or higher in Cyber/Systems Security or closely related IT field with three years' industry?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Are you able to tutor/teach face-to-face classes, online asynchronous, and online synchronous classes with the ability to travel and work at multiple campuses or offsite locations as necessary?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you experience with the appropriate technology including Microsoft Office and/or Google Workspace, spreadsheets, presentation and collaboration apps and software?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have an understanding of assessment for continuous improvement?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Applicant Documents

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    Optional Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Other Document
  • Professional Certificates
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