Type of Assignment: Assignment Category: Temporary Assignment Position Details: MiraCosta College is accepting applications for instructors to teach CSIT 180 or CSIT 182 as listed below for Fall semester 2022.
CSIT 180 - FUNDAMENTALS OF COMPUTER HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE
Location: El Camino High School in Oceanside (This dual enrollment course allows high school students to take this college-level class at their school.)
Class Schedule: Tuesday and Thursday, 3:30 - 5:20 pm
Description: This course provides students with fundamental knowledge covering PC hardware and peripherals, mobile device hardware, networking and troubleshooting hardware, network connectivity issues, installing and configuring operating systems, including Windows and Linux, Mac OS X, iOS, and Android operating system configurations, security, fundamentals of cloud computing, and operational procedures. This course helps prepare students for CompTIA A+ certification examinations. C-ID ITIS-110.
CSIT 182 - FUNDAMENTALS OF COMPUTER SECURITY
Location: MiraCosta College - Oceanside Campus
Class Schedule: Tuesday, 5:30 - 9:20 pm
Description: This course presents an overview and introduction to essential principles for network security and risk management. Students learn the core foundations of network security: confidentiality, integrity, and availability. Topics include threats, operating system hardening, security in context of applications, network, network perimeter, and physical spaces, access control methods, encryption, monitoring and auditing, and redundancy/disaster recovery. These concepts are applied in hands-on labs leveraging network servers, firewalls, clients, the Internet, virtualization, and networked applications. This course helps prepare students for the CompTIA Security+ certification exam. C-ID ITIS-160.
IMPORTANT: MiraCosta College requires that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to promote a safe and healthful workplace for employees and to promote the health and safety of our campus community. Unvaccinated employees are at greater risk of contracting and spreading COVID-19 within the workplace and to the college community that depends on college programs and services. As of August 23, 2021, all employees must submit proof of vaccination or request and receive approval for a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. For more information, please visit https://www.miracosta.edu/covid/covid-vaccination-requirements.html.
Compensation: Compensation is based on education. To view the current Associate (part-time) Faculty Salary Schedule, please select 'Salary Schedules' to the left on the navigation bar.
Employees must make arrangements for the direct deposit of paychecks into the financial institution of their choice, via electronic fund transfer.
Minimum Qualifications: The transcripts you are attaching to provide evidence that you meet the minimum qualifications below must state the degree title, major, and date awarded.
Any Bachelors degree or higher plus two years (equivalent to full time) of professional experience directly related to this assignment (i.e., theoretical and applied work experience, and professional responsibilities as directly related to the subject matter to be taught; depending on the area, this may include experience with computers, software, networks, servers, systems and their programming, or application in business or other relevant environments such as government, education, military, etc.);
OR any Associate degree plus six years (equivalent to full time) of professional experience directly related to this assignment (i.e., theoretical and applied work experience, and professional responsibilities as directly related to the subject matter to be taught; depending on the area, this may include experience with computers, software, networks, servers, systems and their programming, or application in business or other relevant environments such as government, education, military, etc.);
OR a valid appropriate California Community College Credential in the discipline area.
OR the equivalent*.
AND have sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.
Basic Function: Under direction, plan, organize and teach assigned courses in an instructional field or discipline in accordance with approved course outlines, education code requirements and faculty contract provisions; provide feedback and guidance to students and evaluate student performance; and perform related duties as assigned.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities: The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this class.
1. Plan, organize and develop instructional materials including presentations, lectures, demonstrations, homework assignments, laboratory exercises and project assignments consistent with approved course outlines; teach courses utilizing sound pedagogical methods and instructional strategies most appropriate to communicating subject matter to students to meet learning objectives; modify, as necessary, instructional methods to meet diverse student needs; participate in the development, assessment, and evaluation of student learning outcomes (SLOs); use available instructional technologies such as the internet, online learning and interactive technologies to enrich and facilitate student learning; participate in the review and selection of textbooks and other student materials for assigned courses.
2. Provide prompt feedback on student assignments; evaluate student performance fairly and consistently; assign grades and maintain course/student records in accordance with district standards, policies and procedures; submit and post grades and submit other records following appropriate procedures by established deadlines.
3. Be available to students by telephone, email, course learning management system, or personal conference to answer questions and provide encouragement and assistance in completing course assignments and projects; meet scheduled meeting and office hours as established for assigned courses; maintain a flexible schedule to meet student needs; refer students to other faculty or campus resources to resolve problems/issues beyond the purview of faculty.
4. Maintain accurate and complete course records as required by law, regulations and district policies and procedures; record student attendance and other data using course management software; submit attendance and other records by required deadlines.
5. Maintain the confidentiality of student information.
6. Contribute to maintaining a collegial environment and collaborate with department chairs and other faculty to participate in developing policies, standards, curricula changes and other matters; demonstrate willingness to substitute for other faculty when needed to meet college or student needs.
7. Play an active role in campus life; attend faculty and staff meetings; participate in activities that contribute to the educational goals of the college and its constituents; serve on campus committees or task forces.
8. Meet professional responsibilities in accordance with contractual obligations.
Other Duties: 1. Stay current in academic or program discipline, including maintaining licensure, certification or continuing education requirements where appropriate.
2. May make arrangements for and lead field trips and attendance at other events associated with course of study.
3. Perform related duties as assigned.
Knowledge To: 1. Theory, concepts, principles, techniques and conventions applicable to assigned academic disciplines and courses at an advanced level.
2. Teaching and instructional techniques and strategies applicable to student learning at varying levels of subject matter and language proficiency.
3. Trends, developments and uses of educational technologies including online learning and course management systems such as Blackboard.
4. State education code, Title 5 and other applicable laws related to curriculum requirements and approval and reporting processes.
5. Instructional and tutorial techniques and methods applicable to a diverse range of students including those with physical, emotional and learning disabilities.
6. District organization, operations, policies and objectives, and resources available to support student success.
7. Safety policies and safe work practices applicable to the work.
Ability To: 1. Clearly convey, interpret and explain theories, principles and relevant content of assigned academic disciplines to a diverse student population.
2. Employ available instructional technologies in ways that maximize student learning.
3. Encourage the development of critical thinking, problem-solving and communication skills through the use of appropriate teaching strategies and student assignments.
4. Evaluate student performance fairly and consistently and return student work promptly to promote student progress.
5. Examine the effectiveness of teaching methodologies being used, in terms of student learning outcome measures, and modify as appropriate to meet diverse student needs.
6. Maintain accurate records of student progress and submit grade and attendance records according to established deadlines.
7. Maintain the confidentiality of student information.
8. Meet all teaching and other scheduled responsibilities such as office hours and meetings at the designated times, while keeping a flexible schedule to facilitate student access and learning.
9. Stay abreast of current scholarship and other developments in assigned academic fields through professional development activities.
10. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
11. Operate a computer and standard business software.
12. Demonstrate sensitivity to and understanding of diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic and disability issues.
13. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with all those encountered in the course of work.
Physical Effort: The physical efforts described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this class. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Primarily sedentary with intermittent standing, walking, bending and stooping; occasional light lifting and carrying of objects weighing up to 25 pounds; ability to work at a computer, including repetitive use of a computer keyboard, mouse and other control devices; ability to travel to a variety of locations on and off campus as needed to conduct district business.
Emotional Effort: Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships involving interactions and communications personally, by phone and in writing with a variety of individuals and/or groups from diverse backgrounds on a regular, ongoing basis; ability to work effectively under pressure on a variety of tasks concurrently while meeting established deadlines and changing priorities.
Working Conditions: Primarily classroom and business office environments; subject to frequent public contact and interruption; intermittent exposure to individuals acting in a disagreeable fashion; may work at any district location or authorized facility with occasional evenings and/or weekends on an as-needed basis. Occasional local travel may be requested.
Posting Number: AF21/22085P Human Resources Contact Information: email@example.com or 760.795.6854 Job Close Date: Open Until Filled: Yes First Screening Date: Applications will continue to be accepted until the positions are filled.
About MiraCosta College MiraCosta College is one of California's 115 public community colleges. The district operates two campus sites and two centers, and offers a robust online education program. Situated between San Diego and Los Angeles, MiraCosta College benefits from multicultural influences and cultural opportunities. Both students and staff enjoy a friendly atmosphere and the feeling that we are all here to help one another. MiraCosta College is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. For more details, please visit our website at https://www.miracosta.edu/office-of-the-president/board-of-trustees/_docs/3400BP-Diversity-Equity-Inclusion.pdf
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The MiraCosta Community College District is located in San Diego County along the Southern California coast, between Orange County to the north and the metropolitan area of San Diego to the south. The district is approximately 35 miles north of San Diego and 90 miles south of Los Angeles. The District includes the cities of Oceanside, Carlsbad, Encinitas, Rancho Santa Fe, Solana Beach, Del Mar, the unincorporated areas of La Costa, Olivehain, and portions of Carmel Valley and Camp Pendleton Marine Base.