Adjunct Faculty – Computer Information Systems

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Adjunct Faculty – Computer Information Systems




Adjunct Faculty




Department: Academic Affairs-STEM


Locations: Fall River, MA


Posted: Jun 8, 2021


Closes: Open Until Filled


Type: Part Time Non Benefited


Position ID: 131947


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Bristol Community College (Bristol) is an exciting place to work, learn, and grow! Bristol is one of the largest employers in the South Coast region and is dedicated to fostering an inclusive environment with a rich diversity of beliefs, cultures, languages, abilities, and lifestyles. Committed to enriching its educational experience through a supportive community, Bristol actively encourages candidates of all backgrounds to apply and achieve our vision to change the world by changing lives, learner by learner. Our employees work collaboratively across the college to ensure the practice of shared governance and transparency in helping to move the college towards comprehensive, innovative solutions, and to empower and meet the needs of our always evolving Bristol community. If you share a passion for helping a diverse student body succeed and enjoy a fast-paced, inclusive, and gratifying work environment, Bristol is the employer for you!


As a Commonwealth of Massachusetts employer, Bristol offers benefitted employees a comprehensive compensation and benefits package, including health, dental, life, long-term disability, retirement, flexible spending, and paid time off (vacation, personal, sick, and holiday pay). Tuition waiver discounts for Bristol and the Commonwealth’s public higher education institutions are available for benefitted positions and certain non-benefited positions. Non-benefited positions are eligible for a retirement fund, paid time off (sick pay), as well as savings plans (available to all non-student employees). More information can be found on our


Job Description:


POSITION TITLE: Adjunct Faculty – Computer Information Systems


DEPARTMENT: STEM/Computer Information Systems


REPORTS TO: Dean of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM)


STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Adjunct Faculty – Computer Information Systems will be responsible for, but not limited to, teaching and developing curriculum/course material for cybersecurity, digital forensics, computer networking, and programming courses and offering student support through interaction. A list of potential courses can be found online in the Adjunct Faculty will engage in a critical role in the teaching and learning process, contributing to student learning outcomes and success.




• Teach, and as appropriate, design Computer Information Systems course material to meet learning outcomes, and promote students’ active participation in their own learning.

• Assess student learning and assign grades.

• Create an effective learning environment that fosters students’ intellectual curiosity and helps students to problem solve using discipline-specific thinking strategies and High Impact Practices.

• Employ a variety of formative and summative assessments to ensure that classroom instruction leads to student learning and the attainment of the student learning outcomes for the course.

• Help students reach their academic, personal and professional goals and foster a safe environment that respects the diversity of people and ideas by modeling respect for all students and conveying confidence in every student’s ability to learn.

• Contribute to and provide leadership in the student’s academic communities, promoting collaboration and teamwork.

• Participate in professional development opportunities to address the college’s goals related to technology, academic innovation and equity.

• Complete required trainings such as, but not limited to, Harassment & Discrimination Prevention and Information Security.

• Adhere to workload as specified in the Collective Bargaining Agreement, to include duties such as, but not limited to, completing book orders, creating syllabi, verifying student enrollment, and submitting final grades by the contractual deadline.

• Be available to students either virtually or in-person for assistance meeting course requirements and supporting student academic success.

• Foster student success across the college’s diverse student body.

• Perform other related duties as assigned, consistent with the Collective Bargaining Agreement.








NOTE: Unless otherwise noted, all required qualifications must be met by date of hire.


• Minimum of a Master’s degree in computer information systems, computer science, engineering, or a related field.

• Demonstrated experience with college level teaching or as a facilitator in a corporate or non-profit environment.

• Minimum of three years of professional experience as a practitioner within the course subject matter.

• Prior experience teaching online using a learning management system such as Blackboard, Moodle, or similar.

• Proven technological proficiency, which may include Microsoft Office 365 applications.

• The ability to work effectively with a diverse student body, faculty, and staff.




• Doctorate in computer information systems, computer science, engineering, or related field preferred.

• Evidence of scholarship.

• Experience using High Impact Practices.

• Experience teaching at a community college.

• Demonstrated proficiency with Blackboard.

• Graduate of Bristol’s Adjunct Certificate Program.

• 18 graduate credits in the area of computer information systems, computer science, engineering, or related field.

• Ability to speak a language in addition to English.


Additional Information:


PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: The employee must meet the physical demands and work environment of the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable those with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.


POSITION STATUS: MCCC/DCE unit position, non-benefitted.


Adjunct Faculty are part-time instructors hired on an as needed basis. Courses may be offered in online, hybrid, or face-to-face modalities in Attleboro, Fall River, New Bedford, and/or Taunton. Courses may be held during the day, in the evening, and on weekends (Friday nights, Saturdays, and Sundays).


STARTING DATE: Academic Year 2021-2022


SALARY: Minimum salary is $1,132 per credit hour. Actual salary is commensurate with the DCE Collective Bargaining Agreement. Please refer to the Collective Bargaining Agreement for pay rate for laboratory courses.


Application Instructions:


TO APPLY: Please complete our online application by clicking on the “Apply” button.








1) A completed Bristol Community College Employment Application.


2) A current resume/curriculum vitae.


3) A cover letter that demonstrates how your skills and experience meet the desired and required qualifications of the position (not limited in length).


4) A copy of your transcripts for all degrees earned. Upon hire, the candidate must supply official transcripts and/or certifications. Transcripts must include your name and degrees conferred. Failure to provide transcripts may result in your appointment being revoked.


5) Those interviewed will be required to present a 15-20 minute teaching demonstration on a topic of the committee’s choice.


All candidates must have legal authorization to work in the United States. Bristol Community College is an institution that does not sponsor work authorization.


A pre-employment criminal background check will be conducted for all positions.


The college will independently verify education credentials as provided on the application. For certain positions that require a college degree, the hired candidate must supply official transcripts upon hire. Transcripts must include your name and degrees conferred.


Bristol Community College is an We value diversity and equity, and are committed to creating an all-inclusive community free from discrimination and harassment. Bristol believes that diversity, equity and inclusion among our community members is imperative to the success of our mission to serve our students well, and is the mainstay of our values.




Bristol Community College provides an accessible, innovative and inclusive education that prepares students to navigate and succeed in our ever-changing world.




Advancing a vibrant, diverse community through education, learner by learner.




Bristol Community College is a public community college accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE). Bristol has core values rooted in student success and lifelong learning. For more than 50 years, Bristol has served as a leading resource for education and economic development in the region. Bristol offers a rich variety of degree, certificate, and training programs along with flexible online offerings that lead to an associate degree, a career-ready certificate, or the ability to transfer to baccalaureate colleges throughout the state and country. Bristol’s Economic & Business Development area provides business solutions for organizations of all sizes and offers customized courses for individuals seeking educational and career pathways, including high school equivalency and English language proficiency programs. The college also strives to put the needs of learners first with support services and career advancement opportunities that lead to student success by reducing barriers to educational access.


Bristol Community College is nestled in charming Southeastern Massachusetts with locations in Attleboro, Fall River, New Bedford, and Taunton. Each location has something unique to offer from great restaurants in the city center of Attleboro, museums and arts in downtown New Bedford, the array of shopping and dining options in Taunton, to the beautiful suburban landscape at the Fall River campus. From city life to seaside, our locations are in close proximity to bustling metro areas such as Boston and Providence, and centrally located to the spectacular beaches and coastline of Cape Cod, Newport, Nantucket, Martha’s Vineyard, and Block Island.


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