Supervises: May be assigned supervisory responsibilities.
The Community College of Aurora (CCA) is a dynamic institution that strives to serve its diverse student population through innovations in instruction and student support founded on principles of equity and inclusivity. The Community College of Aurora aspires to be the college where every student succeeds. We value working in an environment of collaboration, support, and shared leadership of the department and the college. We are seeking candidates that have the desire and ability to create a classroom and program culture that positively impacts and engages students. The successful candidate will enjoy a high degree of autonomy in making decisions, but is expected to promote the environment of collaboration, support, and shared leadership of the department and the college.
Regular faculty teach assigned classes in accord with established guidelines and policies, participate in advising, committee assignments, other academic and institutional support activities, and supervisory responsibilities as assigned. This position will help the Department Chair administer the Cyber Security and Networking programs.
SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Teach all assigned classes (15-17 credits on average a semester).
Maintain and update syllabi for all courses included in the teaching assignments, including filing them each semester with the Chair.
Maintain accurate records of student performance in classes.
Engage in high quality formative and summative assessment practices.
Participate in program advisement and registration of students, as appropriate.
Turn in rosters and grades at the appropriate time.
Contribute to the processes of instructional planning, budgeting, assessment, and curriculum review.
Pursue continued professional improvement both in subject matter and instructional methods.
Institutional service responsibilities may include:
Assisting in hiring instructors.
Classroom observation and mentoring.
Assisting in course/class scheduling.
Developing curricula for programs related to assignment.
Developing and coordinating community outreach programs and alternative course formats.
Designing customized training and other entrepreneurial activities in areas related to assignment.
Assisting Chair with recruiting activities and materials.
Assisting the Chair with the evaluation and supervision of instructors.
Supporting student activities, especially international and cultural activities.
Assisting with student placement in classes related to the assignment.
Serving on committees.
Participating in in-service programs and professional development activities.
Attending meetings called by the President, Vice President of Academic Affairs, Dean and Department Chair.
Assisting the Chair, Dean or Vice President of Academic Affairs with other activities as assigned.
Each regular faculty member, as a part of his or her Annual Work Plan, shall develop a Professional Development Plan in consultation with his or her Chair
Bachelor’s degree in Cyber Security, Computer Networking, Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, or a related major from a fully accredited college or university.
Must possess a State of Colorado Career and Technical Education Credential in Information Technology or have the ability to obtain such a credential prior to the second semester of employment. (Requires 2000 hours within last 7 years of professional industry experience in related IT field (1-year full time equates to approximately 2000 hours).
Ability to teach a range of computer related fields (Cyber Security, Networking, Computer Science/Programming, Project Management, and Applications).
Demonstrated knowledge and skills in networking infrastructure, cybersecurity, virtualization & cloud, and network administration.
Master’s degree in Cyber Security, Computer Networking, Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, or a related major from a fully accredited college or university.
Current (or ability to obtain) industry and vendor certifications (CISSP, CCNA, CompTIA Network+, Security+, Linux+).
Knowledge of the National Center for Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (CAE2Y) program and ability to help college obtain credential.
Fifteen (15) semester credit hours of teaching experience in a diverse learning environment.
Experience teaching with technology, in alternative formats (online, hybrid, CBE).
Proficiency in instruction, curriculum development, supervision, evaluation, and academic advising.
Experience with student learning assessment at the program level.
Demonstrated leadership experience and skills via boards, supervisory roles, or relevant experience.
Salary Range:? Anticipated salary range is $54,000.00 to 63,000.00. The specific salary will be determined by the qualifications of the selected candidate balanced with departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information. CCA offers an excellent benefit plan. Leave and holiday benefits are also included.
Deadline to Submit Application Material: A review of applications will begin on February 21st and will continue until the position is filled.
Application Process: When submitting your application material, please include a cover letter, current resume, and professional references. Official transcripts showing the highest degree achieved should be submitted to [email protected] upon offer of employment.
If you have questions regarding this position, please contact us at [email protected]
By submitting an application for this announced position, applicants are certifying that all statements, information and documents provided are true, complete and correct to the best of their knowledge and are made in good faith. Further, applicants understand that omissions, misleading, false or untrue information, or any attempt at fraud or deceit in any manner connected with this application and/or subsequent testing may result in them not being considered for jobs with the Community College of Aurora; may constitute grounds for discipline and/or termination after hire; and/or constitute grounds for further actions pursuant to law.
Notice to all Applicants:
Proof of eligibility to work in the United States must be produced within three (3) days of hire.
Direct deposit of payroll is a condition of employment.
Final candidate is subject to a criminal background check prior to final selection process.
Final candidate is required to submit official transcripts to Human Resources within fourteen (14) days of hire.
CCA is affiliated with the Colorado Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA) and as such, employees contribute to PERA in lieu of Social Security for retirement benefits. For more information, visit the COPERA web page.
Former employees of the Colorado Community College System or one of its 13 colleges, who were disciplinarily terminated or resigned in lieu of termination, must disclose this information in your application material.
Community College of Aurora Inclusive Excellence Statement:
You matter. You are valued. You belong. CCA is a community that is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion through Inclusive Excellence. We can only achieve this together.
CCA embraces Inclusive Excellence because we want our students, staff, and faculty to learn and contribute within an inclusive environment. This means members of our College community will be active, respectful, and mindful of equity, diversity, and inclusion at all levels of engagement. Inclusive Excellence will provide a foundation for student and institutional success.
CCA Mission: "The Community College of Aurora serves our diverse community by providing high quality instruction and support services to prepare students for transfer and employment." Vision: We aspire to be the college where every student succeeds. Recognizing our diversity is only the first step toward Inclusive Excellence. We must also be intentional in valuing cultural differences and experiences, while incorporating them into practices, curricula, and policies. The CCA community will be transformed through the following actions:
Create an Inclusive Excellence plan
Incorporate evidence-based and inclusive teaching strategies and curricula in the classroom
Provide high quality, inclusive, and responsive programming and services outside the classroom
Assess and evaluate the practices, policies, and outcomes of the College for inclusiveness
Provide intentional faculty and staff professional development that focuses on the implementation of Inclusive Excellence
Communicate support and direction for Inclusive Excellence through institutional leaders
Identify, prioritize, and allocate resources that support Inclusive Excellence
Foster a climate for open dialogue
Facilitate Opportunities for cross-cultural interaction
According to the Association of American Colleges & Universities Inclusive Excellence is:
“…an active process through which colleges and universities achieve excellence in learning, teaching, student development, institutional functioning, and engagement in local and global communities” (AACU, 2016, para. 2).
The Federal Clery Act (The Student Right to Know and Campus Security Act of 1990) requires all institutions of higher learning to make available to prospective employees our agency's Annual Security Report. A copy of this information is available on the CCA website at the Student Right to Know page. A paper copy of this report can be obtained at the College Security Office upon request. This report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning crimes that occurred on campus or on property controlled or owned by Community College of Aurora, as well as public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, our campuses.
ADAAA Accommodations: Any person with a disability as defined by the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) may be provided a reasonable accommodation upon request to enable the person to complete an employment assessment. To request an accommodation, please contact Robert Callaway at 303-360-4733 or [email protected] at least five business days before the assessment date to allow us to evaluate your request and prepare for the accommodation. You may be asked to provide additional information, including medical documentation, regarding functional limitations and type of accommodation needed. Please ensure that you have this information available well in advance of the assessment date.
Pregnancy Related Accommodations, Colorado Anti-Discrimination Act (CADA): The Colorado Anti-Discrimination Act (CADA), allows applicants to request a reasonable accommodation for health conditions related to pregnancy or the physical recovery from childbirth. Candidates wishing to request reasonable accommodations must do so as soon as possible, preferably at least three days prior to the exam or interview. If you are an individual who wishes to request reasonable accommodations, please contact us at 303-360-4733 or [email protected].
Non-Discrimination Statement: The Community College of Aurora prohibits all forms of discrimination and harassment including those that violate federal and state law, or the State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education Board Policies 3-120 and 4-120. The College does not discriminate on the basis of sex/gender, race, color, age, creed, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, pregnancy status, religion, genetic information, gender identity, or sexual orientation in its employment practices or educational programs and activities. The Community College of Aurora will take appropriate steps to ensure that the lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in vocational education programs.
For information regarding civil rights or grievance procedures, contact our Title IX Compliance/Equal Opportunity Officer, Cindy Hesse, Director of Human Resources at 16000 E. CentreTech Parkway, Suite A207, Aurora, Colorado 80011 or by phone at 303-360-4752, or e-mail at [email protected].
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: The specific salary will be determined by the qualifications of the selected candidate balanced with departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information. CCA offers an excellent benefit plan. Leave and holiday benefits are also included.
Internal Number: 330020
About Community College of Aurora
The Community College of Aurora is a dynamic institution that strives to serve its diverse student population through innovations in instruction and student support founded on principles of equity and inclusion.