Instructor - IT - Online

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  • Richardson, TX, USA
  • May 23, 2020
Information Technology (IT)

Job Description

Vista College is currently hiring for an Adjunct IT Instructor to support the Online division. To learn more about Vista College please visit the website at www.vistacollege.edu. Under the supervision of the Program Director and Campus Director, an online faculty member teaches courses for students within their qualifying area of expertise. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: A. Online Classroom 1. Present curriculum as stated in the course syllabus based on state and federal accreditation criteria. 2. Prepare each online course prior to the first day of class and report any issues to the Instructional Designer and Program Director. This includes: a) Review course syllabus for accuracy b) Verify e-book access c) Review lectures for content accuracy d) Test all links to verify they function properly e) Validate the answers for any quizzes and exams f) Review discussion questions to verify content is appropriate g) Verify all due dates h) Post welcome message outlining all course policies and procedures before the first day of the grading period. 3. Maintain regularly scheduled office hours. 4. Respond to students within 24 hours of initial contact. 5. Conduct classroom learning experiences with applicable procedures by: a) Serving as moderator/facilitator b) Hosting guest speakers c) Providing other activities as appropriate. 6. Administer and evaluate graded material based upon course objectives and provide feedback to students within 72 hours of due date. 7. Maintaining student satisfaction and retention by: a) Identifying “at-risk” students b) Reporting attendance/academic concerns promptly c) Providing a caring and supportive learning environment d) Relating current learning to students career and employer expectations e) Providing tutoring and advising as necessary. 8. Participate on the discussion board with responses to all student’s initial posts within 48 hours with substantive content along with additional posts that will enhance the learning experience. Minimum expectation is a weekly participation rate of 20% or more. 9. Call students who are absent for one week or more and submit notes of pertinent information to the Program Director/Campus Director/Student Services Coordinator. B. Administrative 1. Complete new instructor training and participate in departments meetings, graduation, and other trainings as needed or requested. 2. Attend in-services and complete professional development requirements in accordance with school policy. 3. Maintain professional certification as required by the field. 4. Maintain accurate attendance, evaluation records, and grades, and submit according to campus guidelines and minimum expectations 5. Observe “netiquette” rules and act professionally in accordance with expectations as outlined in the employee handbook. 6. Check for campus communication multiple times per day and respond within 24 hours. 7. Meet deadlines as assigned. 8. Maintain student confidentiality as outlined by FERPA regulations. 9. Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned. MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS: Core Instructors: Bachelor Degree (Masters preferred) and nine semester credit hours or twelve quarter credit hours in the subject area to be taught, plus three years of related experience. All experience must be attained within the ten years immediately preceding employment by the school. Faculty teaching in a Bachelor’s program must have a Master’s Degree and a minimum of four years’ practical experience. Must possess a related degree for course assignments. General Education Instructors: Minimum of a Master’s Degree with 18 semester hours or 27 quarter credit hours in related subject areas that support the curriculum content. • ITSE 1454-O PROGRAMMING1: INTRODUCTION TO PROGRAMMING CONCEPTS • ITSE 1453-O LINUX 1: INTRODUCTION TO LINUX OPERATING SYSTEMS • ITSC 2454-O A 2: COMPUTER CONCEPTS: CORE2 • ITNW 1454-O INTRODUCTION TO WEB DESIGN • ITSE 2452-O WIN OS 2: OPERATING SYSTEMS CONFIGURATION KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED: • Ability to evaluate and implement curriculum, testing, and/or teaching methodologies in an online environment. • Ability to make administrative and procedural decisions on sensitive, confidential issues. • Ability to work effectively with diverse populations. • Ability to adapt readily to change. • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and virtually. • Knowledge of teaching methods, curriculum, and education programs. • Online teaching and facilitation skills. • Knowledge of academic and/or vocational education curricula. • Knowledge of and ability to apply relevant current education methodologies. • Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports. WORKING CONDITIONS: • Work is normally performed in a quiet environment that allows for internet access. • Light physical effort. Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 10 pounds (personal laptop). Job Requirements:

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Vista College