Remote | Freelance | Part-time
Georgia Military College - GMC

Online Adjunct Instructor in Computer Science

Tracking Code: 1246-094

Job Description

The Georgia Military College Online Learning Campus is accepting applications for Online Adjunct Faculty to teach a variety of Computer Science courses. See list of courses we are hiring faculty to teach below. At a minimum, candidates must hold a Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, OR Computer Information SystemsA doctoral degree is highly preferred. Other desirable qualifications include online teaching experience in related field within a community college environment and 5+ years of professional/practical experience in the related field. In addition, candidates MUST be able to show mastery of programming language(s) taught in the below listed GMC courses.

CIS COURSES WE ARE HIRING FACULTY TO TEACH IN THE GMC ONLINE LEARNING CAMPUS:

CIS 110 Introduction to Computer Concepts and Applications

  • A multi-faceted course including an overview of computer architecture, an overview of digital security, ethical issues in computing, application software (including word processing, electronic spreadsheet, presentation, and database software) to facilitate business productivity. In addition, the student will use a hands-on approach to develop algorithms and multimedia computer programs using an object-oriented, graphically-driven, programming language using common programming data structures and event-driven tasks. This course will have an emphasis on the development of algorithmic and critical thinking skills. This course is part MS Office and part Alice(http://www.alice.org/).

CIS 120 Introduction to Computer Science

  • This course is an introduction to computer science that focuses on the foundational role of algorithms in computing. Each of the following layers of the abstract computing stack are explored: algorithmic foundations, hardware, system software, networks, information security, higher-level programming languages (Java/Javascript), types of application software, and social/ethical issues in computing. Students will study basic algorithms using pseudocode and compare them to a corresponding programming language implementation.

CIS 210 Principles of Computer Programming I

  • The study of computer programming with emphasis on problem solving utilizing well-structured code. Additional topics include data types, flow of control structures, single-dimensional arrays, classes, objects, and methods. Course includes programming assignments using the Java programming language.

CIS 211 Principles of Computer Programming II

  • A continuation of the study of computer programming with emphasis on problem solving utilizing well-structured code. Additional topics include multi-dimensional arrays, inheritance, graphical user interfaces, exception handling, sequential file IO, and class library data structures. Course includes programming assignments using the Java programming language.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, OR Computer Information Systems from a regionally accredited institution
  • Evidence of online teaching experience in related field within a community college environment
  • Evidence of 5 or more years of professional and practical experience in related field
  • Experience working with diverse and non-traditional learners
  • Mastery of programming language(s) taught in the above-listed GMC courses

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Doctoral degree in the related discipline from a regionally accredited institution

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily. Adjunct instructors will be required to teach from established curriculum all while adding personal expertise and real-world experience to the course. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required to teach an online course in the Georgia Military College Online Learning Campus.

  • Utilize the Moodle learning management system to facilitate online learning
  • Set up a course using defined checklist and how-to documents
  • Develop strategies to teach the approved course content in an online environment
  • Model exceptional verbal and written communication
  • Facilitate topics in a logical progression and pace the delivery to meet the needs of the course requirements
  • Establish positive classroom relationships with students by being actively engaged in the online classroom
  • Facilitate active in-class discussions 5 days of the week with 1 being on the weekend and display enthusiasm for the students, the subject matter, and the learning process
  • Incorporate higher-level learning (i.e. application, analysis, synthesis and evaluation) by giving students opportunities to develop information literacy and problem-solving skills, and by connecting their current study to real-world assignments and previous/future study in the related disciplines
  • Participate in school retention initiatives by providing regular, accurate, and timely feedback to students and the school concerning academic grades, behavior, and attendance

APPLICATION INFORMATION (Include the following items with your submission – applications missing these items may be disqualified):

  • Completed employment application ~ available at https://gmc-careers.silkroad.com/gmccareers/EmploymentListings.html (required)
  • Letter of interest which details the candidate’s specific skills and qualifications related to the position (required)
  • Current resume or CV (required)
  • Unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts (required)

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

  • Candidates will be required to complete an online faculty orientation training course which covers online teaching using Moodle and the GMC Online Learning Campus policies and procedures
  • The review process will commence immediately and continue until the necessary positions have been filled
  • Contracts are for 8 weeks; renewable upon availability of classes and satisfactory job performance

Criminal background check must be cleared before any candidate may begin working.

Georgia Military College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

*Applicants must live and be authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship*

Job Location: Online, United States

Position Type: Part-Time