Instructor of Computer Networking Technology

Location: Marked Tree
Department: APPLIED SCIENCES

Description

POSITION SUMMARY

The Instructor of Computer Networking Technology reports to the Associate Dean of Applied Sciences and has responsibility of the coordination, oversight, and assessment of Computer Networking Technology courses. The Instructor of Computer Networking Technology provides effective instruction in the areas of Computer Networking, facilitates meaningful learning of the course competencies, and proactively supports all facets of the learning environment. This role supports the College’s mission of providing and ensuring quality educational programs for ASUN’s various constituencies.
 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Prepare and deliver lectures/labs to undergraduate students in the areas of Computer Networking Technology that encompasses PC Troubleshooting and Repair, Introduction to Networks, Routing and Switching Essentials, Scaling Networks, Connecting Networks, LAN Administration, and related courses at the college level.

The primary location will be on the Marked Tree site. However, candidate may provide instruction on multiple campuses within the ASU Newport system.

Evaluate and grade students' class work, laboratory performance, assignments, and papers.

Prepare course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts.

Plan, evaluate, and revise curricula, course content, and course materials and methods of instruction for both traditional classroom and online formats.

Maintain student attendance records, grades, and other required records.

Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions.

Participates in conferences, seminars, and training sessions to keep abreast of developments in the field of study, and integrate relevant information into training programs.

Maintains accessibility to students via email, phone, or personal conferences. Maintains course/student records such as student grades, attendance, and training activity details in accordance with FERPA regulations and submit records by established deadlines.

Keeps a flexible weekly schedule that best facilitates student learning and access.

Remains current in academic or program discipline, including maintaining licensure, certification, or continuing education requirements where appropriate. Receives training or stay current in advances within the field of study that promote student learning.

Participates in college professional development activities.

Helps students identify and achieve their educational goals through participating in the college's advising process, as well as providing incidental academic advice to students in classes.

Posts and keeps office hours to facilitate interaction with students, the college community, and the public.

Serves on standing ad hoc committees, advisory boards, hiring committees, faculty senate, or as a student organization advisor. Attends local, regional, state, or national meetings where required or necessary for the discipline.

Mentors and assists in orienting new faculty, either formally or informally where appropriate or required by department or division.

Attends commencement or other ceremonies appropriate to the faculty member's discipline or program. Attends departmental, divisional, and college-wide meetings where appropriate or as required by supervisor. Performs other academically-related duties as assigned by instructor's supervisor.

Actively participate in the recruiting process.

Performs any other related duties as required or assigned.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

When an individual accepts a teaching appointment at the college, he or she also accepts responsibilities and obligations as a professional educator. Under the supervision of the Division Dean, the faculty has as their chief duty the instruction of assigned classes. These duties take precedence over all others. In addition to their teaching responsibilities, faculty should assume responsibility for professional development, service to the college, and other duties as assigned by their supervisors. They are also obligated to abide by and support College policies. Faculty must be committed to the learning college philosophy as well as the goals and objectives of the university.

Each semester's instructional load will be assigned by the faculty member's supervisor, which will be determined by the nature of the position, the needs of the department, and workload guidelines established by college policy. Evening, weekend, as well as on-line instruction may be required. 

Development of and participation in special college projects, development of new instructional techniques, development of an assessment plan in the discipline, student advising, and participation in other college and community service activities consistent with the mission of the college will be required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Minimum requirements include an Associate Degree in Computer Networking or related field and a Bachelor’s is preferred.  Experience in the use of instructional technology and on-line coursework as well as previous educational teaching experience is desirable. 

QUALIFICATIONS
Potential candidates should be able to instruct courses appropriate to the two-year college level. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty mentioned satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

TOOLS

Responsible for the safe and effective use of all tools associated with the Computer Networking field. This includes, but is not limited to: screw drivers, hammers, wrenches, hand saws, electric saws, drills, cable meters, etc. Proper and effective use of personal protective equipment is necessary.

TECHNOLOGY & SOFTWARE

Advanced: Routers, Switches, PCs, MACs, Linux, Windows desktop/server operating systems.

Intermediate: Word Processing/Typing, Spreadsheet.
Basic: Alphanumeric Data Entry, Database, Presentation/PowerPoint, LMS online learning software.

PREFERRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
CompTIA A+, CCNA, CCENT, CompTIA Network +, CompTIA Security +

PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES

While performing the functions of this job, the employee is continuously required to talk or hear; regularly required to stand; frequently required to walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms; and occasionally required to climb or balance.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

About the College

ASUN is one of the state’s fastest-growing community colleges with a fall 2015 enrollment of over 2600 students. Established as a stand-alone, two-year college in 2001, our mission is to provide accessible, affordable, quality education that transforms the lives of our students, enriches our communities and strengthens our regional economy. ASUN’s vision is to be the driving force that revitalizes the Delta and restores the American Dream in the communities we serve. 
With campus locations in Newport, Jonesboro and Marked Tree, ASUN offers a wide range of educational opportunities including Associate of Arts, Associate of Science and Associate of Applied Science degrees, technical certificates, certificates of proficiency and lifelong learning opportunities.

 

 

 





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