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Faculty, Information Technology
Lone Star College System in Woodlands, Texas
 
 
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Date Posted October 03, 2017
Category
Faculty-Science-Computer Science
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled
 
 
 

Commitment to Mission: 

This job carries with it the obligation to uphold the Mission of Lone Star College (LSC) in carrying out the duties of the position. A commitment to positive interpersonal behaviors, professional communication, diversity, integrity, leadership, stewardship, respect and accountability to LSC students and employees is essential.

 
Cultural Beliefs:
  • Students Matter

  • Inspire Excellence

  • Act Intentionally

  • Better Together

  • No Fear!

  • Trust!

 The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For” is designed to recognize colleges that have been successful in creating great workplaces and to further research and understanding of the factors, dynamics and influences that have the most impact on organizational culture at higher education institutions.

Lone Star College was recognized in five areas: Confidence in Senior Leadership; Diversity; Facilities, Workspace & Security; Job Satisfaction; and Work/Life Balance.
 

Campus Marketing Statement:

 

Lone Star College-CyFair
 

Lone Star College, located in the north metropolitan Houston area, is one of the largest and fastest growing community colleges in the country featuring six comprehensive colleges and 10 centers with over 95,000 credit and non-credit students each semester, an annual budget exceeding $500,000,000, and 7,300 employees spread over a 2100 square mile area. 
 
LSC adds $3.1 billion to the local and regional economy by providing educational opportunities across the north Houston region. Lone Star College-CyFair, a comprehensive community college for the 21st century, provides a dynamic, collaborative learning environment for life-long learning centered on learning engagement. 
 
Located in suburban northwest Houston in the heart of the CyFair Community, the college provides a full range of offerings including unique programs in fire science technology, logistics management and sonography. Since opening our award winning campus in 2003, the college has experienced record growth and supports an exciting learning environment that brings together state-of-the-art technology and active, collaborative learning. 
 

Campus address is 9191 Barker Cypress Road. Cypress, Texas. 77433-1383.

 

 
Position Summary:
 

 

It is the responsibility of the teaching faculty to provide the learning activities and support that will lead to the achievement of the course objectives and contribute to the educational environment of the college and the community. The faculty member's role encompasses the general areas of learning facilitation, professional development, and institutional service. Primary responsibilities are to plan, develop and teach courses within the curriculum in a manner that facilitates student learning.

 

 
Job Functions:

 

  1. Teaches courses in Information Technology under the Bachelors of Applied Technology degree at a variety of times in response to institutional needs

  2. Assist department with the review and update of all IT lab equipment

  3. Review industry trends and work with faculty, the advisory board and System Office to update IT programs

  4. Makes continuous efforts to improve the quality of instruction by reviewing and utilizing innovative methodologies, techniques, and delivery methods

  5. Develops and uses a syllabus for each course or laboratory within college and departmental guidelines

  6. Plans, develops and uses a variety of teaching methods and materials that assist students in meeting course and program objectives which are appropriate for students with differing educational and experiential backgrounds and learning styles

  7. Evaluates students to measure their progress toward achievement of stated course and program objectives and informs them in a timely manner of their progress in the course

  8. Submits required college reports and forms

  9. Reviews, evaluates, and recommends student learning materials

  10. Maintains professional relationships with students, colleagues and the community

  11. Provides access to students through posted office hours, electronic communication and other appropriate methods

  12. Responsible for professional development and institutional service as determined in consultation with the Dean (may include participating in program reviews for improvement and approvals, as well as service on department, college, and System committees)

  13. Responsible for other reasonable related duties as assigned

 

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
  • Mastery of program content

  • Demonstrated leadership skills; style that emphasizes collaboration, teamwork, and facilitation

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work effectively with a wide variety of people and appreciate alternative viewpoints

  • Demonstrates interest in interdisciplinary teaching, service learning, learning technologies, course development, and adult learning methodologies including collaborative learning, learning communities and distance learning

  • Commitment to academic excellence, exceptional service and providing a dynamic climate for life-long learning

  • Ability to develop and implement instructional approaches such as service learning/civic engagement, learning communities, and the effective use of technology

  • Ability to use effective strategies to engage students in their learning

  • Ability to work collaboratively with students, faculty and administration

  • Commitment to multi-cultural and multi-generational diversity and to the mission of the comprehensive community college

  • Ability to manage change

  • Interest and/or experience with interdisciplinary teaching, service learning, collaborative learning, learning communities and distance learning

Physical Abilities:

  • Picking, pinching, typing, or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand in order to demonstrate the use of medical equipment and devices

  • Close visual acuity to perform activities such as viewing medical equipment screens, monitors, and computer terminals

Salary:
 
Commensurate with education, experience and qualifications.
 
Work Schedule & Conditions:
 
Work is performed primarily in a climate controlled office or medical clinic/facility environment with exposure to health or safety hazards typical of those in a medical/clinical environment.
 
Special Instructions:
 

Please go to your profile page.  To add a file, select the "attachments" tab.  Click on the "add" tab.  Click "Browse" and select the file you want to attach.  Then click "attach."  It will redirect you back to the general profile page.  Repeat steps to add additional documents.

 

Tips:  You can only attach a maximum of five (5) files no larger than 2MB (2097151 bytes) each.  The total file capacity is 10MB.  If your individual file exceeds the file limit, you will receive an error message.  The search tool recruiter’s use for candidates will not be able to analyze the content of some attached files, mostly image files, and compressed files (zip).  The recommended file attachments are word or pdf files. 

 

Please include the requisition number and your name in the title of your file.  You must limit your file name to 40 characters or less.

 

Qualifications

 

Required:
  • PhD or terminal degree in a field of Information Technology or Management Information Systems, and 3 years non-teaching work experience in a field of Information Technology.

Must hold a current  industry certification in one of the following fields:

  • Cisco

  • Microsoft

  • Cybersecurity

  • Information Systems Security

  • CompTIA Security+

Preferred:
  •  

  • Experience using innovative strategies and technology to engage students in the classroom.

  • Experience training or teaching complex IT concepts to adult learners

  • Certification in one of the following areas:

CEH: Certified Ethical Hacker
GSEC: SANS GIAC Security Essentials
CISSP: Certified Information Systems Security Professional
CISM: Certified Information Security Manager

Benefits Marketing Statement: 

 

By joining our top-notch institution, you will enjoy being a part of an organization recognized for the 3rd year in a row as a "Great College to Work For".  We offer a supportive, collegial work environment, excellent work/life balance, full comprehensive and competitive benefits package, wellness program, professional development opportunities, sabbatical opportunities and more.

 
How to Apply: 
 

ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE ONLY!

 

We will not accept application material received via fax, email, mail, or hand delivered. 

 

Postings for part-time and adjunct positions are active for the academic year.  By selecting the option

to receive notifications on your profile, you will begin receiving electronic communication regarding new opportunities with Lone Star College (LSC).

 

If selected for an interview, a recruiter will contact you by phone, or email to schedule an interview.   

Lone Star College participates in the E-Verify program, under which Lone Star College provides the federal government with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm that the employee is authorized to work in the United States. 

 

More information on the E-Verify program is available at www.dhs.gov/E-Verify

 

Lone Star College is an EEO Employer.  All positions are subject to a criminal background check.  

Primary Location

: US-Texas-Cypress

Work Locations

: 

9191 Barker Cypress Rd 
9191 Barker Cypress Rd 
 Cypress 77433

Job

: Student Services

Organization

: LSC Cy Fair - 05

Schedule

: Full-time

Shift

: Day Job

Employee Status

: Regular

Job Level

: Staff

   Required Documents:Transcript 1, Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Teaching Philosophy 

Job Posting

: Oct 4, 2017, 12:08:43 AM

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