Instructor/Assistant Professor of Cybersecurity

  • Germanna Community College
  • Locust Grove, VA, USA
  • Feb 24, 2020
Full time   Computer Science/Info Tech/Systems

Job Description


Instructor/Assistant Professor of Cybersecurity

Position Number: 297F0045

Agency: Germanna Community College

Department: Cyber Security - GCC (Germanna)

Job Description:

Germanna Community College is a public, open access institution of higher education in the Virginia Community College System with a Fredericksburg Area Campus in Spotsylvania, a Locust Grove Campus, and several off-campus centers. As a comprehensive community college, the College provides quality, accessible, and affordable educational opportunities for the residents of the City of Fredericksburg and the counties of Caroline, Culpeper, King George, Madison, Orange, Spotsylvania, and Stafford. The College is a dynamic learning organization that serves as a regional leader and preferred partner where quality learning experiences enable students to participate effectively in the social, economic, political, intellectual, and cultural life of their communities.

Germanna Community College is seeking an innovative and collaborative individual to join the faculty as an Instructor/Assistant Professor of Cybersecurity. The successful candidate will teach a variety of cybersecurity classes. The successful candidate will teach both day and evening courses at any college location teaching a minimum of 30 credits per year (fall/spring) five courses each semester. Current Industry Certifications such as: CompTIA Security+, CCNA, CISSP, CEH are preferred. The College desires applicants with a commitment to the community college mission; teaching, learning, and student success; integration of learning outcomes assessment into course development and teaching; use of current and emerging technologies to enhance instruction; and integration of global perspectives in instruction.

Finalists will be invited to present a short sample lesson.

This is a full-time nine-month faculty position.

Salary is commensurate with rank and credentials plus State benefits.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Masters in Cybersecurity or Information Technology, (or related discipline) from an accredited institution and college-level teaching experience
  • At least two years of work experience in Cybersecurity

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree with 18+ graduate semester hours or doctorate in Information Technology
  • Experience with curriculum development, assessment, use of instructional technology, certified for online instruction
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Community college teaching experience
  • Demonstrated student learning and student success in courses taught
  • Demonstrated experience working with diverse students, faculty and staff

There will be requirements to visit all college campuses and centers, to attend off-campus meetings and professional development opportunities.

Application Details

Appointment date: August 16, 2020.

Position will be filled contingent upon available funding.

Germanna Community College is committed to the principle of equal opportunity. The college does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, political affiliation, veteran status, or otherwise qualified persons with disabilities. Inquiries concerning EEO issues or the Affirmative Action Policy should be addressed to the college's Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Officer.

Agency Website:

Contact Name: Liz Hunziker


Phone Number: 540-423-9056

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To be considered in the first review please submit the following documents by March 6, 2020:


Letter of Interest

Complete VCCS application

Application Instructions:

The search will remain open until the position is filled.

Please note that only online applications are accepted and must be attached to the online system.

Questions regarding the submission process should be directed to (540) 423-9056.

Please include a letter of interest addressing the position and your qualifications, a CV/resume, and a completed Virginia Community College System employment application.

A first review of applications will occur on March 6, 2020.

Any offer of employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation.

For further information and to APPLY:

EEO Statement:

The Virginia Community College System, an EEO employer, welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds and recognizes the benefits of a diverse workforce. Therefore, the VCCS is committed to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. Employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications. We prohibit discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, mental or physical disabilities, political affiliation, veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors.

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