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Information Technologies Instructor #230103

OSU Okmulgee
Okmulgee, OK Full-time
Posted on September 15, 2019

Position Title: Information Technologies Instructor

Position Type: Faculty

Position Number: 230103

OSU Campus: Okmulgee

Department: Information Technologies

Location Address: Okmulgee, Oklahoma United States

Hiring Supervisor:

Hiring Range: (Contingent upon available funding): 58,000.00 - 62,000.00, Commensurate

Work Schedule: Variable schedule

Faculty Application Period: 12 months (trimester)

Job Summary:

General Summary: This position will facilitate learning for a bachelor of a technology degree program in the areas of computer networking, cybersecurity, digital forensics, information assurance, and other IT-related disciplines through on-campus and distance-delivery strategies.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain accurate records of students' progress and provide them to administration when appropriate.
  • The instructional load, which is 12 credit hours per semester, may consist of day and night classes or distance learning.
  • This person will also be expected to maintain regular office hours.
  • Develop and update course materials and curriculum in conjunction with the IT faculty, advisory committee representatives, general education faculty and technical program faculty will be an essential job function.
  • Assume daily responsibility of housekeeping and maintenance of classrooms and laboratories.
  • Willingly provide tours for prospective students, parents and other campus visitors.
  • Routinely attend and participate in special events, e.g. graduation, student extra-curricular activities, advisory committee meetings, student move-in day, employee recognition functions, student club activities, field trips, etc.
  • Willingly spend the time necessary to accomplish assigned tasks and responsibilities.
  • Maintain up-to-date course outlines, objectives, assignments and tests.
  • Serve on appropriate curriculum committees.
  • Willingly participate in both unit and institution-wide student persistence efforts.
  • Foster and maintain collaborative relationships with industry representatives and partners.
  • Design interactive, engaging, technology-enriched and applications-focused student learning experiences.
  • Participate fully in the academic assessment of student learning in alignment with the expectations of accreditation and governing entities.
  • Embrace OSU Institute of Technology's Graduate Performance Guarantee.
  • Willingly assist with the wide array of OSUIT's student recruitment strategies.
  • Represent the School and University in appropriate professional and community organizations and related activities.
  • Fulfill other responsibilities to meet the needs of the School or OSUIT.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Please upload a cover letter, resume, and list of references for full consideration.

Education & Experience

Position Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in a related discipline from an accredited college or university.
  • Evidences a history of demonstrating ethical and professional behavior.
  • Three years of evidenced industry experience.
  • Teaching experience in Higher Education preferred.
  • Demonstrated success in collaborating with diverse constituencies.
  • Ability to plan, organize and fulfill complex initiatives.
  • Computer skills to include electronic communications, word processing, and the ability to use specific software associated with the position are necessary.
  • Ability to maintain high standards of work, initiative, commitment, ethics, professional responsibility and judgment.
  • Ability to work effectively with and promote diverse populations.
  • Superior interpersonal skills—including the ability to effectively recognize and resolve complex problems in a constructive manner.
  • Must exhibit characteristics of a team player, willing to take initiative and assume responsibility.
  • Ability to foster and support innovation and excellence.
  • Must demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively recognize and resolve conflict.
  • Valid Oklahoma driver's license is required if performing the functions of the position requires the use of a personal or university vehicle.
  • Ability to work some evenings and weekends, as needed.
  • Travel required.
  • Normal classroom physical environment; ability to lift up to 25 pounds.

Oklahoma State University (OSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers, and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, OSU conducts pre-employment background checks on final candidates. Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.