Davidson-Davie Community College is an award-winning institution that is committed to being a welcoming campus community that reflects and enacts the values of diversity, equity and inclusion to ensure student learning and success. We seek candidates who will not only enhance our representational diversity but whose research, teaching, and community engagement efforts contribute to diverse, equitable, and inclusive learning and working environments for our students, staff, and faculty. Our goal is to identify individuals who will assist in our mission, so that everyone has the opportunity to succeed at Davidson-Davie Community College. Our benefits and other resources make it possible to excel both professionally and personally. We are a dynamic community that supports and celebrates the success of our students, faculty and staff. The future is here!
The Faculty, Networking & Cybersecurity primary responsibilities include designing and implementing learning strategies for students in the Networking & Cybersecurity Program; developing course syllabi and instructional materials; maintaining instructional records; student recruitment, advisement and retention; developing and evaluating courses, programs and services; participating in College activities and committees; and other duties which support the mission and initiatives of the College. This position reports directly to the Division Chair, Math, Science, Business & Technology.
What you'll do on a typical day
The position includes instruction in the traditional and online learning environments in addition to fostering relationships with business and industry. A full-time faculty position at Davidson-Davie Community College is a nine-month contract. Faculty employed by the College are responsible for the following:
Actively embracing the College mission, vision, and values by:
Maintaining professionalism in the DDCC community.
Becoming involved in the culture of the College through participation in College initiatives, activities and committees.
Adhering to all College policies and processes.
Demonstrating initiative, flexibility, innovation, and an openness to change.
Engaging in activities that promote recruitment, retention, and student success.
Supporting diversity, equity, inclusion, and globalization.
Engaging in activities that support the advancement of identified academic priorities.
Fostering student success through:
Demonstrating the College's Guiding Teaching Principles of effective teaching that:
facilitate student learning to meet the requirements of a changing global economy;
is inspirational, providing clear expectations for students regarding learning goals, course policies and assignments;
encourage students to engage in critical thinking, reflective reasoning, problem-solving, collaboration and application;
help students understand how course content is relevant to them and their community throughout their lives, preparing students for enhanced career and educational opportunities;
foster a collegial and dynamic process in which faculty share and learn strategies and approaches focused on improving student learning; and
infuse a culture of assessment of student learning into the instructional environment to inform improvements in curriculum, pedagogy, resources and student success.
Teach at various instructional sites and in multiple delivery formats as needed to meet the scheduling needs of students and programs.
Maintaining currency in one's teaching discipline and in the issues of higher education.
Collaborating with colleagues across the College to identify and provide appropriate resources that promote student learning and completion.
Engaging collaboratively with colleagues by using data-informed decision-making to continually improve courses and programs.
Integrating appropriate instructional technology and instructional materials to enhance student learning outcomes and promote student success.
Fostering equity and respect for diversity among students with a focus on student learning.
Ensuring timely, consistent, and feedback and accurate record keeping in support of student success.continuing professional development related to the curriculum content.
DISCLAIMER: The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
Minimum Qualifications Required:
Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in an Information Technology or Computer Science related field
At least two years of experience in an IT-related field
Strong computer skills and commitment to the use of technology in instruction
Master’s Degree in Information Technology, Industrial Technology, Information Security, Information Systems, Computer Science or a closely related field with 18 graduate credit hours in Information Technology or related discipline from a regionally accredited institution
Industry certifications (ex. CompTIA, CISCO, Microsoft, etc.)
Teaching experience in a community college or related work experience
Experience teaching Information Technology and/or Computer Science classes
Davidson County Community College is a member of the North Carolina Community College system. DCCC serves Davidson/Davie and adjoining counties with the main campus located on the border of Lexington and Thomasville, and the Davie campus located in Mocksville. We also have three satellite education centers in the area for students who find it convenient to study in a smaller environment. Davidson County Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. (See Davidson County Community College website – www.davidsonccc.edu – Street Address: 297 DCCC Road, Thomasville, NC 27360-7385 – Post Office Address: P.O. Box 1287, Lexington, NC 27293-1287)Davidson County Community College’s mission is to develop minds, inspire imaginations, and prepare students for enhanced career and educational opportunities within a changing global environment.