Cyber Security Faculty
Community College of Aurora
Salary: $44,227.00 - $63,238.00 Annually
Job Type: Full-Time
Job Number: 2003
Location: 16000 East CentreTech Parkway Aurora, CO
Department: Academic Affairs
The Community College of Aurora is a dynamic institution that strives to serve its diverse staff and student population founded on principles of equity and inclusion. The college is seeking a full-time, academic year faculty member in the computer and digital technology department.
As a member of the Colorado Community College System (CCCS), the Community College of Aurora is dedicated to serving our surrounding community. As the most diverse institute of higher education in Colorado, CCA is currently the choice of school for nearly 11,400 students representing over 60 countries, the majority of whom are racially minoritized students (1.8% of CCA's students are American Indian/Alaskan Native, 8.7% are Asian/Pacific Islander, 20.2% are Black/African American, 30.9% are Latinx, and 32% are White). In 2016, CCA was designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). CCA's service area includes more than 680,000 residents in Arapahoe, Adams, and Denver counties, and its student population reflects the broad diversity of this area. The college offers more than 90 degrees and certificate programs for students seeking to enhance their current skill set, pursue employment, or transfer to a four-year college or university upon graduation.
CCA serves this diverse student population through innovations in instruction and student support founded on principles of equity and inclusivity. The Arts & Communication Department is continually working to refine its pedagogy, practice, and assessment to improve outcomes for all students, particularly those with marginalized or minoritized identities. We are a department that values collaboration and experimentation, and we are looking for a colleague who shares these values.
The Community College of Aurora serves our diverse community by providing high-quality instruction and support services to prepare students for transfer and employment.
The Five Tenets of Community College of Aurora Teachers
CCA instructors and faculty are committed to humanizing, valuing, and “empowering our students intellectually, socially, emotionally, and politically” (Ladson-Billings, 1994) and to teaching and supporting the whole student: heart, mind, and spirit, as we support them in developing the 4 C's: Cultural Competence, Critical Thinking, Communication, and Career & Transfer Readiness. We support students in developing critical consciousness in equity and social justice and in becoming agents of change by developing for ourselves this same critical consciousness and by being agents of change. To accomplish this, CCA educators are committed to engaging in a journey of professional development and teaching and learning trainings that culminate in a culture of instructional excellence and cultivates the following five practices: Student-Centered Learning through Inclusive Pedagogy; implementing Culturally Responsive and Culturally Relevant Teaching; Being Reflexive Practitioners; and employing Student Empowering Practices. (https://www.ccaurora.edu/programs-classes/instructional-intervention-support/philosophy-teaching-learning).
Examples of Duties / Knowledge & Skills
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.
• Engage in high quality formative and summative assessment practices.
• Contribute to the processes of instructional planning, budgeting, assessment, and curriculum review.
• Pursue continued professional improvement both in subject matter, inclusive pedagogy and instructional methods.
• Assisting in hiring instructors and course and class scheduling
• Classroom observation and mentoring.
• 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.
• Supporting student activities, especially international and cultural activities.
• Serving on committees and participate in professional development.
• Participating in in-service programs and professional development activities.
• 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.
Minimum qualifications & Requirements
• 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: This is a full time 9 month faculty position, the anticipated start date is Fall 2021, and is benefit eligible. Anticipated starting salary range is $44,227.00-$63,238.00. This salary is determined by the qualifications of the selected candidate to include education level and experience, 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: An initial review of applications will begin on February 12, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.
Application Process: Applicants must submit all of the following materials when applying to be considered:
• A cover letter stating your interest in and qualifications for the position. Address how your experiences apply to the position description, job responsibilities, and qualifications, describing how the skills, abilities, and experiences you have would help you contribute to the success of the department and this position.
2 .A resume or curriculum vitae
3. Unofficial, legible copies of transcripts confirming your undergraduate and graduate coursework and degrees. If a Master's degree in the discipline is not held, the transcripts must show that 18 graduate credits in related feels
4 .Teaching philosophy statement (one page maximum)
5. Diversity and inclusiveness philosophy statement (one page maximum)
6. List with a minimum of three references
Any questions related to the application process, including technical issues submitting the application materials, should be sent to mailto:Human.Resources@ccaurora.edu, preferably prior to the application deadline.
By applying 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 http://www.copera.org/.
• 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.
• 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 mailto:Cindy.Hesse@CCAurora.edu.
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 https://www.ccaurora.edu/mycca/dashboard/student-right-know. 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 mailto:Robert.Callaway@CCAurora.edu 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 mailto:Robert.Callaway@CCAurora.edu.
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 mailto:Cindy.Hesse@CCAurora.edu.
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. 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.
Welcoming, Respectful, Inclusive - Together, we are CCA.
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