Minneapolis College is seeking a temporary, part-time Instructor in our School of Information Technology. This is an opportunity for a faculty appointment to teach approximately 12 credits during Spring Semester of the 2019-2020 academic year. Appointment may be renewed by semester at the discretion of the Dean of the School of Information Technology.
The instructor in this position will design courses and teach students in the following subjects: computer hardware and software maintenance and helpdesk; data communications and network administration; operating systems; office applications; and introductory computer courses.
Responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to:
Develop and teach face-to-face, online and blended courses.
Teach daytime, nighttime, and online courses to meet the needs of a diverse student population.
Participate in department decision-making on budgeting, scheduling and selecting textbooks.
Participate in department meetings, department Advisory Committee, and extra-curricular opportunities as part of the larger college community.
Interact with students using a variety of teaching methods, hold office hours, and participate in student organizations such as computer clubs.
Participate in department assessment, outreach programs, student recruiting, and student open house events.
Dates of Appointment:
Spring Semester 2020 (January 13 - May 15, 2020)
The State of Minnesota offers qualified individuals an excellent benefits package including health insurance, life insurance, optional dental, short- and long-term disability, paid personal and sick leave, defined benefits and defined contribution (401 (a), retirement plans), tuition waiver for employees and dependents, and optional 457 and 403(b) retirement savings plans.
Full time instructor salaries currently range from $37,437 - $82,417 annually on the basis of education and experience; salary schedule placement is determined in accordance with the 2017-2019 Master Agreement between the Minnesota State Board of Trustees and the Minnesota State College Faculty. Adjunct faculty members who teach fewer than five (5) credits per semester will be compensated at the rate of $1,400 per semester credit.
Occupational Experience Requirement
Five full-time years (or equivalent) of verified related paid work experience in computer technology support.
One year of this work experience shall be within the five years immediately preceding the date of application for the credential field. The recency requirement shall be waived if the individual has two years of successful full-time (or equivalent) postsecondary teaching experience in the credential field within the last five years.
Teaching knowledge of Microsoft, and/or Mac and/or Linux operating systems
Teaching knowledge of PC hardware maintenance and repair
Network administration experience
Experience teaching, especially with multicultural and non-traditional students.
Experience teaching or training in a two-year college or technical college setting
Experience teaching introductory computer courses to students without previous computer experience
Teaching knowledge of project management and database administration
Excellent organizational and human relations skills
Willingness to participate in activities supporting a culture of continuous improvement in all collegiate areas
Experience teaching or reinforcing soft skills, teamwork, and career preparation skills within technology-focused environments
INTERESTED INDIVIDUALS SHOULD APPLY ONLINE BY PRIORITY REVIEW DEADLINE OF FRIDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2019. OPEN UNTIL FILLED. Submit a cover letter, cv/resume, and unofficial copies of all transcripts, online to: https://minneapolistech.peopleadmin.com/. Application materials submitted by any other method are unable to be considered. Applicants should be prepared to provide contact information for at least four (4) references who can directly address your qualifications for this position (prefer that at least one reference observed you while you were acting in a teaching capacity).
APPLICATIONS MUST INCLUDE TRANSCRIPTS TO BE CONSIDERED. Copies of transcripts will be acceptable for the screening process; however, the successful candidate must provide official transcripts at the time of hire.
Minneapolis College is one of the largest and most diverse two-year colleges in Minnesota, serving more than 12,000 students annually in credit and noncredit programs. The college enrolls 58% students of color. As a comprehensive public community and technical college, MCTC offers 114 credentials in 44 liberal arts and career and technical programs. Minneapolis College has strong ties to corporate and industry partners that help fund student scholarships, provide state-of-the-art training and equipment, and offer internship and employment opportunities to the college's graduates.
Minneapolis College is located downtown with easy access to jobs, internships, city life, restaurants, entertainment venues and cultural activities just steps away. The Twin Cities is also home to a population of more than three million people and the highest concentration of corporate headquarters of any metropolitan area in the U.S. The region consistently ranks high in quality-of-life surveys, with a relatively low cost of living and a wealth of cultural and recreational activities.
Minneapolis College is a member of the Minnesota State colleges and universities system. With 24 two year colleges and seven state universities, Minnesota State is the largest provider of higher education in the state of Minnesota and the fifth largest system of higher education in the country.
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About MINNEAPOLIS COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE
With its 31 institutions, including 24 two-year colleges and seven state universities, the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system is the largest single provider of higher education in the state of Minnesota. The colleges and universities operate 54 campuses in 47 Minnesota communities and serve about 250,000 students in credit-based courses. Overall, the system produces about 33,500 graduates each year. In addition to credit-based courses, the system offers customized training programs that serve about 153,200 employees from 6,000 Minnesota businesses each year. The law creating the system was passed by the Minnesota Legislature in 1991 and went into effect July 1, 1995. The law merged the state's community colleges, technical colleges and state universities into one system. The system is separate from the University of Minnesota.