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Part-time Instructor: Computer Science

Apply now Tracking Code: 2024CSC
Work Type: Part-time
Categories: Part-time Instructor
Salary: $67.58 per contact hour


Job Description:

Part-time instructor positions (as defined by State Board Policy, BP 3-10) exist to create and maintain a teaching and learning environment that empowers students to be successful. Part-time instructors work under the direction of their respective Department Chair, Associate Dean, or Executive Dean. 

Pikes Peak State College maintains a pool of qualified part-time instructors. Part-time instructors will be selected to support departmental requirements. Part-time instructors may be employed to teach courses, conduct presentations or other service activities when current instructors and faculty are not available.

Must be a State of Colorado resident or able to relocate to Colorado prior to first date of employment.  All work must be performed in the State of Colorado.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or programming related field from a regionally accredited institution OR Master’s degree with a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in programming.
  • Documented experience programming in low-level and/or high-level languages, such as C, C++, C#, VB.NET, Java, Python or Assembly.
  • Three years of industry experience in programming, information technology or systems analysis and design.
  • Teaching or training experience.
  • Experience with various operating systems (Windows, Linux, UNIX, etc.).
  • Experience with Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to demonstrate or articulate a commitment to serving underrepresented populations or populations affected by societal inequities.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Documented experience working with diverse learning populations.
  • Advance experience with Python programming.
  • Documented experience with database systems and SQL, such as Oracle, PL/SQL, MySQL, MS SQL or Access.
  • Documented experience using Learning Management Systems, such as Blackboard, Campus, Desire-2-Learn or Moodle.
  • Documented experience in Web development software, such as HTML5, CSS, PHP, Javascript, Node.js, JSP, NetBeans or ASP.
  • Experience with secure programming software development.

$67.58 per contact hour.  Pikes Peak State College participates in the Colorado Public Employees' Retirement Association (PERA) contribution rates.  


Prior submission of application materials will not be considered.

Special Note:

CTE Programs: Applicants must possess or be eligible to receive the relative Colorado State Career Technical Education Teaching Credential in order to qualify for disciplines within CTE Programs. Information on credentialing requirements can be located online at http://www.coloradostateplan.com/default_cred.htm

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
  1. Meeting all scheduled classes/labs/clinics and providing instruction in accordance with the philosophy and objectives of the college and the Department Chair’s approved course outline.
  2. Using teaching methods and media designed to reach students of varying educational and experiential backgrounds to allow each student the opportunity to master the objectives of the course.
  3. Informing students of course requirements through a course syllabus, including: specific objectives, means of attaining objectives, and methods of instruction and grading.
  4. Evaluating students on a continuing basis to allow them to be aware of their own progress.
  5. Participate in department and/or college level assessment of student learning outcomes in general education and career/technical courses and programs as required.
  6. Recommending instructional materials, textbooks, appropriate instructional equipment, and the Library supportive reference materials.
  7. Maintaining and submitting records as required by policy and procedures.
  8. Promoting affirmative action equal opportunity concepts within the scope of assigned responsibilities.
  9. Maintaining required credentials, licenses, certification as appropriate, and proficiency and up-to-date knowledge in the subject matter area.
  10. Demonstrates a commitment to teaching.
  11. Uses appropriate and various teaching strategies.
  12. Uses flexible approaches in teaching for learning.
  13. Acknowledges differences in learning styles and motivation.
  14. Encourages students to achieve goals.
  15. Relates coursework to real life experiences.
  16. Maintains a positive and empathetic attitude towards students.  
  17. Organizes subject matter, course materials, and objectives.
  18. Communicates effectively.
  19. Maintains knowledge of and enthusiasm for both the subject matter and teaching.
  20. Maintains current and relevant syllabus, following State guidelines when indicated.
  21. Reviews and updates course materials.
  22. Uses evaluation methods related to and appropriate for course content.
  23. Informs students in writing, of the objectives of the course content.
  24. Uses supplemental resources in addition to textbook or other course materials.
  25. Participate in all aspects of department and/or college level assessment of student learning outcomes in general education and career/technical courses and programs as required. 
  26. Meets classes as scheduled for prescribed time. 
  27. Submits required reports and documents.
  28. Seeks to maintain a high quality of instruction by remaining current on discipline specific and pedagogical issues.
  29. Collaborates with colleagues in a professional manner.
  30. Uses communication techniques that foster collegiality when problem solving.
  31. Works to resolve conflicts in an atmosphere of mutual respect.
  32. Contributes to the promotion of an excellent educational climate within the college as a whole, as well as within the division and department.
  33. Assist, as requested, with the development of the term class schedule and the college catalog.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Demonstrates ability to plan, organize, deliver, and evaluate teaching activities and curriculum
  • Demonstrates ability to employ qualitative and quantitative analytical skills in the classroom
  • Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrates ability to maintain accurate written student records as required by policy and procedure
  • Demonstrates ability to inform students of all course requirements
  • Demonstrates ability to evaluate students and offer feedback on a continuing basis
  • Demonstrates ability to relate to student concerns and maintain open communication.
  • Demonstrates ability to work effectively with diverse populations.

This job description reflects Pikes Peak State College’s best effort to describe the essential duties and qualifications of the job. It is not an exhaustive statement of all the duties, responsibilities or qualifications of the job. This document is not intended to exclude an opportunity for modifications consistent with providing reasonable accommodation.

EEO Statement: Pikes Peak State College is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Americans with Disabilities Act institution.  We value diversity, strive for a more unified campus where all people are valued, treated fairly, and possess a sense of belonging.  Pikes Peak State College encourages minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities to apply.

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