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24 Jun 2019

Temporary Full-time Temporary Cybersecurity Instructor

Clark College – Posted by Vancouver, Washington, United States

Job Description

Upon successful completion of the 2019-20 academic year the position will become a tenure track position and begin the tenure process

Clark College is currently in the process of developing a new Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Cybersecurity. We are currently accepting applications for a full-time temporary Cybersecurity Instructor to begin in September 2019. During the 2019-20 academic year, the successful applicant will work with current faculty in the Networking Technology department to develop curriculum for the final year of the degree and create associated instructional materials, such as lectures, labs and student assessments. Beginning in the 2020-21 academic year, this position will transition into a tenure track position and will deliver instruction in the new Bachelor of Applied Science in Cybersecurity program.

Clark College is an equal opportunity employer. Protected group members are strongly encouraged to apply. Clark College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age perceived or actual physical or mental disability, pregnancy, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, creed, religion, honorably discharged veteran or military status, or use of a trained guide dog or service animal. The college considers equal opportunity, affirmative action, and non-discrimination to be fundamental to the mission, Core themes, and objectives of the college. All faculty and staff hired at Clark College are encouraged to embrace, continually support and enhance social equity on our campus and in our community. Questions regarding the College’s Affirmative Action Policy may be directed to Human Resources, (360) 992-2105.

General Faculty Responsibilities
• Curriculum development duties include developing and refining curriculum that successfully provides students multiple opportunities to gain knowledge, skills and abilities in relevant industry required competencies.
• Teach Computer Network Technology and related courses to a diverse student population. Topic areas for these courses may include: vulnerability analysis, threat identification and detection, cybersecurity governance topics, multidisciplinary cybersecurity, secure network design and architecture, security analytics.
• Instruct all classes as an expert in the discipline using active learning approaches that both engage and facilitate student learning.
• Instruct all classes utilizing technology (e.g. learning management systems, web-based simulations or other) as part of their course design (web-enhanced, hybrid or online) to facilitate student learning and success.
• Work collaboratively with colleagues, local industry, advisory committees, and other educational partners to create unique and sustainable learning opportunities at Clark College.
• Advise and assist students in educational and career development to attain a two-year degree, certificate or transfer to a four-year college.
• Participate in decision-making processes by taking part in Department and College committees.
• Pursue professional development that strives to enhance teaching and learning in the department and College.
• Work to enhance and support all forms of diversity on a college campus.

Minimum Qualifications and Competencies
• Bachelor’s degree or higher and three years of professional experience directly related to the teaching assignment.
• Recent and practical experience in the IT/IS field.
• Professional certifications such as CISSP, CISA, or CISM.
• Ability to communicate effectively.
• Ability to obtain and maintain Professional-Technical Certification requirements (certification is a condition of continued employment for all professional-technical education personnel).
• Understanding of and commitment to the mission of community colleges and the kinds of faculty work expected at an open admissions college.
• Ability to work cooperatively in a variety of department-level activities and willingness to contribute to college-wide projects.
• Ability to work well with people of all ages from academically, culturally, and socioeconomically diverse backgrounds.

Preferred Qualifications
• Master’s degree in cybersecurity or related field.
• Experience with curriculum development and implementation.
• Experience developing culturally relevant course content and utilization of culturally responsive teaching techniques to engage students who are historically underserved.
• Demonstrated effectiveness teaching at the college level.
• Experience using a variety of teaching and assessment techniques, including the use of technology that enhances student success.
• Familiarity with current research in the discipline.
• Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and members of the campus community.
• Demonstrated participation in academic, professional, and civic activities.
• Excellent classroom teaching and communication skills.
• Demonstrated commitment to student engagement, motivation, and learning.

Salary Statement
Starting salary is $53,416 (non-negotiable). Faculty may be eligible to advance every other year; current top step is $76,339. Salary is for a 173-day contract; additional compensation is available for summer and moonlight teaching, and doctoral and vocational stipends.

Required Online Application Materials:
• Clark College Online Application, including names of five references
• Letter of application describing background and experience related to qualifications and responsibilities of the position
• Current résumé
• Unofficial copy of all transcripts/certifications uploaded with online application or delivered to the Human Resources office.
• Responses to the following supplemental questions included in the online application
1. Describe your teaching/training experience.
2. Describe strategies you have used to ensure your teaching and/or training is effective.
3. Describe your industry experience in relation to Cybersecurity.
4. What have you done or would you like to do to increase educational outreach to ethnically and culturally diverse students?
5. Describe any special interest areas you have within your discipline.
6. How have you kept current within your field?
Please apply online at

To contact Clark College Human Resources, please call (360) 992-2105

Application Deadline:
Open until filled.

Condition of employment:
Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant’s suitability and competence to perform in the position. Completion of academic degrees will also be verified through receipt of official transcripts.

Upon request, accommodations are available to persons with disabilities for the application process. Contact Human Resources at (360)992-2105 or by video phone at (360)991-0901.

The security of all the members of the campus community is of vital concern to Clark College. Information regarding crime prevention advice, the authority of the Security/Safety Department, policies concerning reporting of any crimes which may occur on the campus, and crime statistics for the most recent 4-year period may be requested from the Clark College Security/Safety Department, (360) 992-2133. The most recent Annual Security Report can be viewed here:

If you are hired, you will need proof of identity, and documentation of U.S. citizenship or legal authorization to work.

Corrected or extended notices will be posted online and in the Human Resources Office.
Clark College Human Resources
May 23, 2019

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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Temporary. Job Tags: College, Community, Cybersecurity, Education, full time, Information Technology, Instructor, and Temporary. Salaries: 40,000 - 60,000.

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