Applications received by 4/2/17 will be given first consideration. Applications received after this date may be considered until the position is filled. This position will start Fall Quarter, 2017.
Annual salary is based on a 173-day contract with a minimum of $55,354.06; beginning salary will be determined by the assessment of the candidate's education and related experience. New hires cannot be placed above $59,353.19 unless exceptional circumstances prevail. This position is covered under the Bellevue College Association of Higher Education (BCAHE) union; the individual in this position must become a member of the Association, or pay a representation fee to the Association, within 30 calendar days after date of hire.
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
In Fall 2016, Bellevue College received accreditation from the Northwest Commission of Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) to offer a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science. Our first full class of first-year students will be admitted to the degree in Fall 2017. Developing baccalaureate degrees is a fully integrated component of Bellevue College's strategic planning, which is reflected in the growing selection of baccalaureate degrees offered at the College. We invite you to become a part of this exciting progress! This is a wonderful opportunity to join our team and shape a budding program from its infancy.
ABOUT THE COLLEGE
Bellevue College is a diverse student-centered, comprehensive and innovative college, committed to teaching excellence that advances the life-long educational development of its students while strengthening the economic, social and cultural life of its diverse community. Bellevue College is located just 10 miles east of Seattle where we serve a student population of over 45% students of color and over 1,800 international students. The college promotes student success by providing high-quality, flexible, accessible educational programs and services; advancing pluralism, inclusion and global awareness; and acting as a catalyst and collaborator for a vibrant region.
We strive to create a vibrant and inclusive campus community that supports a diverse student body, faculty and staff. As an essential part of our mission and goals, diversity, equity and pluralism are promoted and fostered in all aspects of college life. By enriching student life through leadership opportunities, personal learning and cultural experiences, we are committed to building an inclusive and diverse campus community that fosters creativity, innovation and student success.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/TYPICAL DUTIES
This position performs responsibilities under the general direction of the Vice President of Instruction and the Dean of Science. A tenure-track faculty in Computer Science program is given the opportunity to teach a broad range of courses and assists in refining the inaugural curriculum. This individual teaches courses that may include, but not limited to: Fundamentals of Computer Science, Data Structures, Programming Languages, Algorithms, Architecture and Organization, Computer Networks, Software Engineering and Design, and related undergraduate-level courses. Additional responsibilities may include:
- program governance
- providing culturally-responsible advising to students in academic and career pathway planning, such as navigating obstacles that underrepresented and historically marginalized student populations may experience in college (e.g. students with disabilities, students of color, first generation college students, LBGTQia students, Veterans, 2nd language learners, etc.)
- curriculum and course development appropriate for a multi-cultural multi-ability student population
- lab management
- supervision of senior capstone design projects
- maintaining current knowledge and practical skills in cultural versatility, education, and Computer Science
- institutional work, such as the college-wide effort to dismantle barriers that can impact underrepresented and historically marginalized student populations
- other reasonable duties and functions may be assigned as needed
The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to student success through equitable teaching and learning excellence; a vision for creating a progressive Computer Science program that supports industry needs; and an aptitude for building inclusive relationships within the BC community and the community at large.