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Instructor/Assistant Professor, Computer Information Systems

Anne Arundel Community College, Computer Information Systems

Job Title: Instructor/Assistant Professor, Computer Information Systems
Job Location: Arnold , MD
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Computer Science/Info Tech/Systems
Date Posted: 2017-12-08
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Instructor/Assistant Professor, Computer Information Systems
Anne Arundel Community College

Position Summary:

A strong candidate should demonstrate a proven past performance record teaching college-level introductory computer technology courses. Also, demonstrate current experience with the wide range and diversity in computer software applications with a special emphasis and certifications including and not limited to Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) automation software suite and the variety in productivity tools (i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook). Additionally, excellence in oral, written and interpersonal communication skills is expected. Teaching assignments are 15 faculty load hours per semester to primarily include courses in the computer technologies.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:


With meeting community needs and improving teaching and learning among Anne Arundel Community College’s highest priorities, we are strategically positioned to set and surpass new standards of excellence in our primary teaching and learning mission. Guided by principles that emphasize equity and student success, especially in learning, and continuous improvement for a progressive and vital learning community, we envision AACC as a premier learning organization that is in the vanguard of community college education. As a consequence, we welcome qualified faculty candidates who

  • integrate learning outcomes assessment techniques in their instructional planning, curriculum design, and teaching activities
  • apply informational technology to the teaching and learning process
  • deliver instruction in a variety of formats
  • understand and apply learning organization theory
  • thrive in cross-functional roles
  • make data-driven decisions
  • collaborate in flexible, imaginative problem-solving
  • integrate interdisciplinary and global perspectives into their methodology


While faculty work of 30 faculty load hours an academic year will include primary responsibilities for teaching and assessing learning and for institutional service, advising, and professional development, the college seeks to break the frame that traditionally surrounds faculty assignments, especially since academic divisional needs vary. As such, faculty should expect to integrate with their primary responsibilities some combination of the following,

  1. Creating experiential learning opportunities and assessment techniques, (e.g., work-based and service learning; portfolio assessment, including developing and evaluating learning portfolios; etc.)
  2. Mentoring
    • students from target groups
    • new full-time faculty
    • part-time faculty
  3. Designing, formatting and delivering curriculum for synchronous and asynchronous learning
  4. Training and consulting for workforce initiatives (e.g., for public and corporate partners, etc.)
  5. Developing and implementing community education and extended learning programs
  6. Partnering with colleagues to enhance services to students and the community
    • recruiting and marketing
    • advising with expanded responsibilities
    • devising retention strategies and activities
  7. Strengthening relations and collaborative activities with K-12 and baccalaureate-granting colleagues

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in the technical discipline is required (examples):
    • Information Technology, Computer Information Systems, Technology Management,
    • Management Information Systems
  • One to three years of college teaching experience or equivalent.
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience teaching Introductory Computer Literacy and Computer Applications using MS Office 2016.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of technology in the classroom.
  • Demonstrated experience with pedagogy, andragogy and classroom skills that provide optimal student success strategies that accommodate a variety of learning styles.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a variety of students including traditional, non-traditional, and early college access learners.
  • Demonstrated motivation, enthusiasm and willingness to acquire and maintain and update personal professional development technological skills and certifications as needed to maintain state-of-the art and competitive advantage in courses, programs and the creation of new programs.
  • Demonstrated online teaching experience and/or teaching using Learning Management Systems.
  • Demonstrated positive professional soft-skills, attitude and a desire to help students succeed.
  • Demonstrated excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills

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Anne Arundel Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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