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: Nov 8, 2022

Closes: Jun 30, 2023 – 11:59 PM EDT

Type: Part Time Non Benefited

Position ID: 155565

About Bristol Community College:

Bristol Community College is an exciting place to work, learn, and grow! Bristol 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 of advancing a vibrant, diverse community through education, learner by learner. If you share a passion for helping students succeed and enjoy working in a community of innovative, inclusive, and collaborative colleagues, Bristol is the place for you!

As a Commonwealth of Massachusetts employer, Bristol offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package, including health, dental, life, long-term disability, retirement and paid time off (vacation, personal, sick, and holiday pay). We also offer tuition waiver discounts at the Commonwealth’s public higher education institutions. More information can be found on our

Job Description:

POSITION TITLE: Adjunct Faculty – Computer Information Systems

DEPARTMENT: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM)

REPORTS TO: Dean, STEM or designee

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 varied interaction. A list of potential courses can be found online in the As part of our strategic goal to advance equity for underrepresented student populations, Bristol embraces and encourages the use of social justice, inclusive, and anti-racist pedagogies, and multicultural curricular initiatives. 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 through equitable and inclusive pedagogies and assessment strategies
• Contribute to a climate of multicultural empowerment, affirmation, understanding and appreciation.
• 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, Title IX, FERPA, Bloodborne Pathogens 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.
• Demonstrate a sense of professionalism and consistently reflect Bristol’s core values while interacting with members of the Bristol community.
• Focus on the Commonwealth’s Equity Agenda by applying related best practices throughout all job functions.
• 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.*
• Note: Professional experience in subject matter may also be considered as a substitution if the Master’s degree is not in the specified areas.*
• Demonstrated experience with college level teaching or as a facilitator in a corporate or non-profit environment.*
• *An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience shall be considered.
• Prior experience teaching online using a learning management system.
• Demonstrated proficiency using online technology, including but not limited to Microsoft Office 365.
• The ability to work effectively with a diverse student body, faculty, and staff.


• 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 communicate in 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, as well as other contracted locations. Courses may be held during the day, in the evening, and on weekends (Friday nights, Saturdays, and Sundays).

Please note: Positions will be available pending sufficient enrollment.

STARTING DATE: Academic Year 2022-2023

SALARY: Minimum salary is $1,291 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.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action

Bristol Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity, or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, TitleVII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation, or sexual violence shall be referred to the College’s Title IX & Equity Compliance Officer, Gia Sanchez at or 774.357.2264; the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination; the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights.

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.

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