MINNEAPOLIS COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE 1501 Hennepin Avenue Minneapolis, MN 55403
Computer Support Technology/Technician (Unclassified MSCF-TC Faculty)
Minneapolis Community and Technical College is seeking a full-time instructor in our School of Information Technology. This is an unlimited probationary position, the two-year college equivalent to a tenure-track position.
The instructor in this position will design courses and teach students in the following subjects: computer hardware and software maintenance and helpdesk, data communication and network administration; operating systems; office applications; and introductory computer courses. Responsibilities include:
Develop and teach face-to-face, online and blended courses.
Teach daytime, nighttime, and online courses to meet the needs of a diverse student population.
Participate in department decision-making on budgeting, scheduling and selecting textbooks.
Participate in department meetings, department Advisory Committee, and extra-curricular opportunities as part of the larger college community.
Interact with students using a variety of teaching methods, hold office hours, and participate in student organizations such as computer clubs.
Participate in department assessment, outreach programs, student recruiting, and student open house events.
The State of Minnesota offers an excellent benefits package including health insurance, life insurance, optional dental, short- and long-term disability, paid personal and sick leave, defined benefits and defined contribution (401 (a), retirement plans), tuition waiver for employees and dependents, and optional 457 and 403(b) retirement savings plans.
Annual instructor salaries currently range from $35,984 - $79,218 on the basis of education and experience; salary schedule placement is determined in accordance with the 2015 - 2017 Minnesota State College Faculty contract.
Minneapolis Community and Technical College is one of the largest and most diverse two-year colleges in Minnesota, serving more than 13,000 students annually in credit and noncredit programs. MCTC enrolls 58% students of color. As a comprehensive public community and technical college, MCTC offers 114 credentials in 44 liberal arts and career and technical programs. The College has strong ties to corporate and industry partners that help fund student scholarships, provide state-of-the-art training and equipment, and offer internship and employment opportunities to the College's graduates.
The College is located downtown with easy access to jobs, internships, city life, restaurants, entertainment venues and cultural activities just steps away. The Twin Cities is also home to a population of more than three million people and the highest concentration of corporate headquarters of any metropolitan area in the U.S. The region consistently ranks high in quality-of-life surveys, with a relatively low cost of living and a wealth of cultural and recreational activities.
MCTC is a member of the Minnesota State colleges and universities system. With 24 two year colleges and seven state universities. Minnesota State is the largest provider of higher education in the state of Minnesota and the fifth largest system of higher education in the country.
Bachelor's degree in any field/discipline with a minimum of 20 semester credits (30 quarter credits) in computer hardware and operating systems.
Occupational Experience Requirement
Three full-time years (or equivalent) of verified related paid work experience in computer hardware and operating systems.
One year of this work experience shall be within the five years immediately preceding the date of application for the credential field. The recency requirement shall be waived if the individual has two years of successful full-time (or equivalent) postsecondary teaching experience in the credential field within the last five years.
philosophy of community and technical college education (credit or non-credit course)**
Faculty shall have a degree in education or three years of successful full-time (or equivalent) teaching experience prior to being hired, or shall be required to complete coursework in the above content areas (or their equivalent) prior to being granted unlimited status.
* These courses shall be waived for individuals who at the time of hire have: a degree in education, or have documented evidence of successful completion of equivalent coursework in the specified teaching and learning content areas, or have three years of successful, full-time (or equivalent) secondary, postsecondary, industry, or trade apprenticeship teaching experience in the field for which they are being hired. (Procedure 3.32.1 College Faculty Credentialing, Part 5, Subpart B.2)
** This course shall be waived for individuals who, at the time of hire, have documented evidence of successful completion of equivalent coursework. (Procedure 3.32.1 College Faculty Credentialing, Part 5, Subpart B.3)
Teaching knowledge of Microsoft, and/or Mac and/or Linux operating systems
Teaching knowledge of PC hardware maintenance and repair
Network administration experience
Experience teaching, especially with multicultural and non-traditional students.
Experience teaching or training in a two-year college or technical college setting
Experience teaching introductory computer courses to students without previous computer experience
Teaching knowledge of project management and database administration
Excellent organizational and human relations skills
Willingness to participate in activities supporting a culture of continuous improvement in all collegiate areas
Experience teaching or reinforcing soft skills, teamwork, and career preparation skills within technology-focused environments
APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED ONLINE ON OR BEFORE OCTOBER 16, 2017 WILL RECEIVE PRIORITY REVIEW. Please describe your experience in the areas of responsibility and how you meet the minimum and preferred qualifications on your application. Also submit a cover letter, cv/resume, unofficial copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and contact information for at least three references who can directly address your qualifications for this position (prefer that one or more references have observed you while you were acting in a teaching capacity), to http://agency.governmentjobs.com/minneapolisedu/default.cfm.
Copies of transcripts will be acceptable for the screening process; however, the successful candidate must provide official transcripts at the time of hire. Paper applications cannot be considered.
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Minneapolis Community and Technical College (MCTC) is a public two-year college located in the heart of downtown Minneapolis. MCTC enrolls nearly 15,000 credit students annually and is an active partner in initiatives designed to strengthen the social, economic and cultural vitality of the Twin Cities metropolitan area. Created in 1996, under the umbrella of the Minnesota State Colleges and Univer...sities (MnSCU) system, MCTC is the result of the merger of two institutions: a technical college with a long history of vocational education dating back to 1914 and an open-enrollment community college established in 1965. Currently, the spacious campus covers 21.6 acres of land and recent expansions include a new state-of-the-art Science Center, culinary kitchen and dining hall and outdoor plaza.