Title: Instructional Specialist, Computer Science
Department: Computer Science
Campus Location: Arnold/Main Campus
Salary Range: $61,069-$76,336
Work Mode: This position requires a full-time in-person presence on campus or at alternative locations.
Hours Per Week:40
Position Type:Full-Time Staff
The Instructional Specialist is responsible for supporting initiatives in the Technology Computer departments that are designed to enhance enrollment, retention, completion, and equity. This includes promoting Computer Technology offerings to local high school students, high school teachers and staff, current AACC students, and the community; lab management; and teaching computer courses as needed.
The IS may be asked to teach up to 15 credits in the Computer Technology division per fiscal year as needed. These courses should be spread across Fall, Winter, Spring and Summer semesters to support the needs of the department.
Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) is committed to enriching the educational experience it offers through the diversity of its faculty, administrators, and staff members. The college seeks to recruit and support a broadly diverse team who will contribute to the college's excellence, diversity of viewpoints and experiences, embrace concepts of equity and inclusiveness, and support the equal rights of all people by advancing the understanding and appreciation of differences including age, race, gender, ability, religious convictions, socio-economic status, ethnic heritage, or sexual orientation.
While we appreciate your interest in employment with Anne Arundel Community College, applicants must be currently authorized to work in the U.S. on a full-time basis. Employment-based visa sponsorship (including H-1B sponsorship) is not available for any position.
In the best interest of the College, only individuals who are residents of Maryland or one of the following states will be eligible for employment at the college: Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, or the District of Columbia. The college will annually review this restriction and, if appropriate, expand the list of states of employment eligibility.
Job Duties and Responsibilities
Activities to Create and Manage computer labs, especially as it pertains to creating labs in emerging technologies such as cloud computing, high performance computing environments, orchestration of virtual machines, etc.
Support the faculty in making the necessary changes to curriculum in order to promote usage of the lab.
Teaching up to 15 credits per academic year in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, and/or Cybersecurity, Networking, and Digital Forensics.
Identify and address activities to support retention, completion, and equity. This includes promoting Computer Technology offerings to local high school students, high school teachers and staff, current AACC students, and the community;
Minimum of two to five years of relevant experience.
Bachelor's degree or higher.
Commitment to teaching excellence with a diverse student body and in a variety of teaching formats
Commitment to engaging with students inside and outside of the classroom
Commitment to college service and value for community partnerships
Commitment to continuous improvement and professional development
A strong background in Computer Science or Cloud Computing.
One or more of the following industry certifications: AWS, Azure, Google or IBM certifications in cloud technologies, AI, Big Data, or closely related area.
o Cloud Engineering and Architecture
o Linux/Unix/Red Hat Server Administration
o Windows Server Administration