Professor, CIT (Cyber Security and Digital Forensics)

Primary Function

Description of Duties: Teach fifteen (15) credit hours per semester in the area of Cyber Security & Digital Forensics.  Maintain a minimum of twelve and one-half (12.5) office hours per week.  Perform College committee & Division committee assignments as assigned by the Dean, Business & Information Technology Division. Assume responsibilities for program/curriculum development & student advisement at the request of the Dean and/or the Program Director. Perform other duties as assigned. Regular attendance is an essential function of this position. This is a nine (09) month, tenure-track position. (Summer teaching may be available.) The hours are variable and may require some evenings & weekends. Teach assigned courses in accordance with the course syllabi & the schedule of classes; administer final exams in accordance with published schedule unless an exception is approved in writing by the Dean. Regular attendance. Grading & the reporting of all grading in a timely manner. Maintain daily attendance records of students as outlined in the Policies & Procedures Manual, Chapter 2, Sec. 5-51. At the close of each grade-report period, inform all students of their scholastic standing. Maintenance of the CANVAS platform for each class & class section taught. Availability to students. Talk with students concerning any problems which they may present. Professors are in a position to render effective counseling & should never lose an opportunity. During pre-registration & where applicable during registration, serve as advisors to students. Emphasize to all classes the importance of prompt, regular, &continuous class attendance. Assist as assigned by the Dean of the division, the Vice President for Academic Affairs, or the College President as members of faculty committees in developing the instructional program and the educational philosophy of the College. When shops, laboratories, & classrooms are open, it is the responsibility of the professor involved to supervise student use of these facilities. If the professor cannot be present, arrangements for supervision must be made with the Dean or other appropriate administrator. Recommend textbook changes as outlined in the Policies & Procedures Manual, Chapter 2, Sec. 2-33. Report to counselors & Deans or Program Directors any problems involving students which need special consideration. Present all problems & recommendations involving their work to the appropriate Program Director or Dean for consideration. Any problems not resolved at the Program Director or Dean level may be taken to the Vice President for Academic Affairs. The professor will notify the Program Director and/or Dean of his/her intent. O. Cooperate with other professors in carrying out instructional procedures agreed upon. Help to revise existing course syllabi or write new ones at the request of the Dean of the division or Program Director as appropriate. Regular attendance in Division & College committee meetings. Perform other duties as assigned by the Dean or Program Director within the contract period. Involvement in/with the dean and/or program director in textbook selection. Involvement in/with the dean and/or program director in any accompanying software selection. Involvement in/with the dean/associate dean, academic advisor, and/or program director in developing class schedules within the appropriate discipline and/or division. Works under minimal supervision. Receives guidelines, policies, and procedures from the dean. May ask for and receive some guidance and advice on how to handle various academic situations. Expected to function independently and work will be reviewed infrequently. Effects of major errors can be serious.

Required Skills

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related discipline & two (2) years industry experience in the field of Information Technology. Currently holds at least one of the following certifications: CompTia A+, Network+, or Security+ and agree to complete all three of the CompTia certifications within 2 years of employment. Knowledge of Cyber Security, Networking, & Digital Forensics. Preferred experience teaching Cyber Security courses at the collegiate level. Preferred experience teaching in both online & campus-based environments. Knowledge of Cyber Security, Digital Forensics, & Networking. Interest & willingness to manage/build the Computer Information Technology Program in the area of Cyber Security. Excellent communication, interpersonal & organizational skills.  Light lifting up to 10 lbs and light carrying up to 10 lbs.  Ability to reach above shoulder.  Periods of time spent siting, standing, walking, kneeling, bending and stooping.

Desired Qualifications: Master’s Degree, Doctorate Degree or additional graduate work in Computer Science or related discipline. Experience teaching Cyber Security courses at the collegiate level. Experience teaching in both online and campus-based environments. Experience working in Cyber Security, Networking, Digital Forensics, Encryption, Security Policy, Telecommunications or Mobile industry, and Object-Oriented Programming. Holds the following certifications: CompTia A+, Network+, Security+, CISSP, EnCE, and ACE.


Full Time

Salary Range

$39,525 – $45,625

Application Process/Contact Information

Application Deadline: October 8, 2021

Please submit application materials as requested. The original signed Rose State College application form and unofficial degree conferring transcripts must be received by this office for formal consideration; however, should an offer of employment be extended, official transcripts are required.

Candidate selected will serve a probationary period. All finalists may be subject to a background check and/or drug test.
(POSTED ON September 10, 2021)
Must be eligible to work in the United States
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An Equal Opportunity Employer
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, reasonable accommodations in
the application process will be provided upon written request.
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