Coordinator, Information Technology
This position reports to the Chair, Engineering and Information Technology.

Appointment Period:

Ten month annually renewable appointment.

Responsibilities: The Coordinator, Information Technology is responsible for contributing to the development, implementation, growth, and maintenance of courses, programs, and related activities pertinent to the operations of the college’s Information Technology area in the Department of Engineering and Information Technology. Specific duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

Specific Duties:
  1. Assists Department Chair in driving innovation in learning, and curricula by staying abreast of new opportunities related to community and industry interest including embedding industry recognized credentials into programs.
  2. Maintains compliance with program accreditation licensing and accrediting agencies.
  3. Provides input to the Department Chair relative to program review of the Information Technology programs.
  4. Advises students with Information Technology programs.
  5. Assists with the development and implementation of innovative strategies for improving student recruitment, success, retention and completion within the Information Technology programs.
  6. Teaches courses according to expected Coordinator teaching loads.
  7. Recommends student-centered course schedules to the Department Chair for the specific purpose of maximizing enrollment and minimizing costs of the program.
  8. Plans and monitors the assessment of courses within the program for the specific purpose of improving both student learning and Department performance.
  9. Orders textbooks each semester for the Information Technology programs.
  10. Determines and submits course substitutions for graduating seniors to the Department Chair for approval.
  11. Assists the Department Chair in new faculty selection.
  12. Provides input in the annual program budget to the Department Chair.
  13. Determines the adequacy of program facilities and equipment and recommends capital equipment purchases to the Department Chair.
  14. Cooperates with enrollment management personnel in recruitment, advisement, admissions and graduate placement.
  15. Supervises and assists faculty in evaluating and implementing the curriculum of the Information Technology program.
  16. Recommends library resources to the Department Chair to support the needs and meet the goals of the program, faculty, and students.
  17. Serves as a member of the Advisory Committee to maintain effective communications and oversees the writing, archiving, and distribution of minutes.
  18. Collaborates with Department Chair to work with Workforce Development and Innovation on the creation of new credit and non-credit offerings for distance learning, industry and community.
  19. Collaborates with Department Chair on delivery of coursework for Alternative Pathway/Pre-Apprenticeship Program settings and managing plans of study as needed for Information Technology programs.
  20. Performs other similar duties as assigned.

Major Work Qualifications: Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in an academic discipline appropriate to courses taught in the program specifically in cybersecurity, networking and security. Current certifications and licensure (if appropriate) are necessary for the successful candidate. A Master’s degree plus 18 graduate hours of coursework in related field is preferred. Candidates will only be considered if they have the first three of the following six certifications: 1. CCNA – Cisco Certified Network Administrator 2. CCAI - Cisco Certified Academic Instructor 3. A+ - CompTIA A+ 4. MCP – Microsoft Certified Professional 5. VCP – Vmware Certfied Professional 6. LPIC - Linux Professional Institute Certification The first three certifications are required in order to maintain our authorized academic partnerships with Cisco Corporation. The candidates must have earned his/her Cisco certifications after receiving training at an authorized Cisco Regional Network Academy. Previous teaching experience at a two-year college level. Must have ability to manage people and resources and have excellent verbal and written communication skills. Must be committed to the two-year college mission, quality instruction and willing to work flexible hours as needed. Demonstrated activity with professional and community organizations. Must have ability to manage people and resources and have excellent verbal and written communication skills. Must be committed to the two-year college mission, quality instruction and willing to work flexible hours as needed. Demonstrated activity with professional and community organizations. Prefer three (3) years college teaching experience, or equivalent (two-year college teaching experience preferred). Knowledge of accrediting bodies and assessment processes preferred. Knowledge of CANVAS, learning management platform. Knowledge of assessment techniques and experience with curriculum development and delivery, including OER materials and Quality Matters (QM) standards for online courses.

Salary: Commensurate with education and experience; plus full benefits package.

Application: Submit materials electronically to the Office of Human Resources, Rhodes State College, at Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants must include a letter of interest outlining background and qualifications, unofficial transcripts, a resume and the names, email addresses and telephone numbers (work and home/cell) of at least three (3) professional references. References are contacted at the point when applicants advance through the interview process. Applicants who are invited to the interview process will be required to complete and submit a College employment application and undergo a criminal background screening.

Posted: 3/3/2021