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Full Time Tenure-Track Faculty, Information Technology
Cascadia College in Bothell, Washington
 
 
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Date Posted 01/23/2019
Category
Faculty-Business-Information Systems And Technology
Salary $55,308.00 - $60,343.00 Annually -  
Employment Type Full Time Tenure-Tra
Application Deadline Open until filled
 
 
 
 
 
Job

Priority Consideration Date: Tuesday, January 22, 2019 by 9:00am PST

Cascadia College is seeking highly motivated individuals who are interested in being part of a small, friendly community, with a faculty and staff that are dedicated to meeting the needs of our students. We are the newest college in Washington state's community and technical college system, and  take great pride in our learning environment focused on diversity, equity and inclusion, as well as our focus on environmental stewardship and global awareness.

ATTENTION CANDIDATES!
In order to submit a complete application and move forward to the Search Committee, please attach all of the following to your NEOGOV application:
 
  • Cover Letter Not to exceed 3 pages that explains how your experiences and qualifications demonstrate the minimum/preferred qualifications and characteristics of the job description
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae 
  • Copies of undergraduate and graduate college transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable for the application phase; official copies are required upon hire)
  • Supplemental Question (to be answered in Supplemental Questions tab of this application):
Please discuss your degree of experience/background with each of the program areas below and related to teaching or training in IT related disciplines. Experience in at least two discipline areas is preferred. You can find additional information about each program on the college website.
  • Networking Infrastructure
  • Web Application Programming
  • Mobile Application Development
  • Teaching or training experience in IT related disciplines

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Cascadia College is committed to creating and supporting a diverse faculty, staff and student population. Individual differences are celebrated in a community of learners focused on diversity, equity and inclusion. Cascadia does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex/gender, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship status, age, genetic information, marital or veteran status, or the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability, and is prohibited from discrimination in such a manner by college policy and state and federal law. Persons with disabilities needing assistance in the application process may make request to the Executive Director of Human Resources by calling (425) 352-8880.

College Mission:
Cascadia is a dynamic community college that is committed to transforming lives through integrated education in a learning-centered community.

Vision and Core Values: 
Our Vision: At Cascadia College every individual is supported and engaged in lifelong learning.
 
Our Values: As a learning organization, Cascadia continually strives to reach the highest levels of quality in its academic, student, and administrative programs and services through continual analysis, assessment and improvement.  Our quality indicators are our institutional core values of a Caring Community, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Collaboration, Access, Success, Innovation Environmental Sustainability, Global Awareness, Responsiveness, and Creativity.

Position Summary: 
The two Full Time Tenure-Track Information Technology Faculty will contribute to the implementation and enhancement of Cascadia's curriculum and course of study in its applied information technology degrees.  Teaching duties would focus on coursework in any single area or subset of areas within our Web Applications and Programming, Networking Infrastructure and Mobile Application Development areas, depending upon the experience and education of the instructor.  Faculty develop, teach and assess courses, while assisting in the development of new courses and taking an active role in the development of our degree programs. This position reports to the Dean for Student Learning.

To view a listing of our current BIT course descriptions, please follow this link and go to
page 61: http://www.cascadia.edu/academic_resources/documents/Catalog%202018-2019.pdf

Cascadia's Faculty:
Faculty with experience and/or interest in an outcomes-based interdisciplinary curriculum, alternative pedagogies, learning technologies, and collaborative work are highly encouraged to apply. Cascadia's faculty believes in student-centered, inclusive learning for all students. They strive to develop courses and learning styles that engage diverse students in active learning. Faculty are dedicated to positive student outcomes and continually revise and refine classes for maximum student success.

Course of Study:
Cascadia's curriculum is grounded in a holistic view of teaching, learning, and doing.  It is outcomes-based and guided by four overarching College-wide Learning Outcomes: 1) Learn Actively, 2) Think Critically, Creatively, and Reflectively; 3) Communicate with Clarity and Originality; and 4) Interact in Diverse and Complex Environments.  Faculty members foster student achievement of discipline-specific learning outcomes, as well as College-wide and degree learning outcomes.  Assessment is key to the design of the curriculum and the success of students.  Consequently, a heavy emphasis is placed on continuous assessment of student learning, instructional programs and practices, and institutional effectiveness.  Faculty play a key role in assessing outcomes in all of these areas.

The curriculum is designed to meet student needs. Classes are delivered in a variety of timeframes and delivery formats, including (but not limited to) learning communities and technology-based distance education. Classes may be offered in daytime, evening, weekend, short-term, accelerated, self-directed, or asynchronous (online, hybrid, etc.) formats or combinations of several formats. Some classes may be offered in open-entry, open-exit format. Candidates must be willing to teach in a variety of formats and varied class times.

Advising:
Faculty members are responsible for advising students and facilitating the achievement of their educational goals.  Faculty advising provides constant feedback into the effectiveness of the curriculum, course offerings, schedule of classes, and overall institutional responsiveness to our learners.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion:
Diversity, equity and inclusion are hallmarks of the Cascadia culture. The curriculum is explicitly designed to promote skills, knowledge, and awareness about diversity and equity.  Applications are especially encouraged from potential faculty who share our passion and vision to make Cascadia the state's premier campus for diversity, equity, inclusion and student success.

College and Faculty Organization:
Cascadia is organized around principles that allow for access to information, collaboration, and communication.  This structure promotes a constant emphasis on learning outcomes, student success, cooperation, cross-disciplinary connections, and fluidity and flexibility in resource sharing and decision-making.

Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills

Faculty participates in and contributes to an intensive and collaborative interdisciplinary process to implement Cascadia's curriculum and course of study. They contribute content expertise in one or more subject areas to support the achievement of identified learning outcomes.  

Typical Expectations are:

1) Facilitate a learning-centered environment:

  • Utilize teaching strategies that facilitate student learning and student success
  • Prepare clear objectives, course syllabi, course materials and learning experiences for each course
  • Teach assigned courses in day, evening and alternate time blocks as needed
  • Maintain appropriate course records and documentation
  • Provide instructional services to a diverse community through various delivery methods, including classroom/laboratory instruction, eLearning, and learning community activities
  • Assess student outcomes and use the results to strengthen curricula ensuring all students can be successful
  • Design, develop, assess and oversee program curriculum and outcomes with special consideration for underrepresented groups
  • Assess student learning and instructional/institutional practices for all students
  • Advise and mentor students especially those from underrepresented groups
  • Facilitate student learning through in-class and out-of-class activities ensuring the activities are suitable for all students
  • Outreach for student recruitment and access to services
  • Identify barriers to student access and success and seek solutions
  • Identify and implement assessment measures in compliance with state and federal policy that achieve course, program and college learning outcomes
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge within teaching field
  • Incorporate pedagogies that support best learning practices for all students
  • Maintain office hours

2) Support the goals and objectives of the college:

  • Assist in meeting requirements for specific programs and for accreditation
  • Participate in college-sponsored professional development activities, college-wide meetings and department/division/faculty meetings
  • Remain current in the areas of assignment
  • Support articulation initiatives with regional schools and colleges
  • Promote recruitment and retention for diverse groups of students
  • Participate in team-based activities and college governance
  • Assist in maintaining ongoing communications with community organizations, other local colleges and public agencies in support of student learning
  • Participate in college operational activities
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues, staff and community members
  • Serve on college committees
  • Comply with college policies, rules and procedures
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Minimum qualifications & Requirements

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in technology (IT) or related field from a regionally accredited college/university.
  • Experience or training to include two years of recent (within the past 5 years) professional work experience in a technical field OR continuous teaching with recent re-exposure to industry OR minimum of year successful teaching experience in IT related disciplines.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Master's Degree from a regionally accredited college/university. If Master's was not in Technology/IT, additional coursework (15 quarter credits or more, or equivalent) in a technical area.One year of full-time (or equivalent) community college teaching OR industry training experience in a computer-related area.
  • Professional and/or teaching experience in both front-end and back-end mobile development.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion and the ability to support a diverse workplace and educational environment.

Supplemental information

Physical Work Environment:
Positions in this class typically require: operating a computer, communicating, observing and repetitive motions. Work is performed at the Cascadia College campus and in a variety of local settings.
 
Semi-Sedentary Work: Exerting between 10-30 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently to transport, put, install, remove, or otherwise move objects, including the human body.

Condition of Employment:
Cascadia College maintains a drug free work and learning environment and prohibits smoking in all college buildings and state-owned vehicles.  Cascadia College employees must be able to successfully work in and promote a professional and educational environment focused on diversity, equity and inclusion.
 
This positon has been designated as a bargaining unit position represented by the Cascadia Community College Federation of Teachers, Local Union 6191 (CCCFT).

Terms of Employment:
We view the full time faculty as integral parts of Cascadia College and are committed to facilitating their professional growth and development. The salary will be based on the current faculty salary schedule; placement is based on education and related experience. The current range is $55,308.00 - $60,343.00 annually for a 172-day appointment. The college offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, life insurance, retirement plans and tuition fee waiver for classes. The anticipated start date for this position is Fall 2019.


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