Job Title IT Faculty - Computer Programming/Web/Mobile/Gaming Developer
Department It Faculty
Commitment to Mission
This job carries with it the obligation to uphold the Mission of Pittsburgh Technical College (PTC) in carrying out the duties of the position. A commitment to positive interpersonal behaviors, professional communication, diversity, integrity, leadership, stewardship, respect and accountability to PTC students and employees is essential.
Pittsburgh Technical College is a private, non-profit, and regionally accredited institution committed to higher education excellence and focused on academic and professional success. Located in Western Pennsylvania since 1946, PTC awards associate and bachelor’s degrees and certificates in these areas: Business, Criminal Justice, Culinary Arts, Hospitality, Design, and Engineering Technology, Healthcare, Nursing, Information Systems, and Technology, Trades Technology, and Energy and Electronics Technology. The PTC college experience is empowering and culminates in internships and clinical rotations for on-campus, degree-seeking students.
Purpose of Job
Pittsburgh Technical College is looking for an experienced individual to teach coursework in Information Systems and Technology as a primary job function. This faculty position will focus on Game Development utilizing the Unity Framework, Java, .Net, C#, Mobile, and App Development. A nice to have is also Information Technology Cybersecurity or Information Technology – Network Administration experience. Serve as a liaison to all other offices, i.e., Admissions, Career Services, Financial Aid, Student Services. These offices will periodically communicate with students through instructors or through the Student Advisors. And work effectively as a team member to support the Pittsburgh Technical College mission.
A minimum of four year’s full-time work experience in the computer field or at least eight years’ part-time experience as an adjunct or industry training and development practitioner.
The following course-related certifications are a plus:
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD)
Additional nice to have experience:
Linux+/Red Hat Software
Certified Ethical Hacker
Project+ or PMP
Related experience in industry-leading tools a plus; state Teaching Certification not required
• Must have education and work experience to demonstrate competency to teach coursework in 2 of the three areas of Information Systems Development, and/Information Technology or Security Forensics.
• Computer Programming
o Java, C#, C++, Unity Framework, Blender, Unreal Engine, HTML/CSS Web and Mobile Development, Software Testing/QA, Database Development
• IT Project Management
• Computer Programming
o Java, C#, C++, Unity Framework, HTML/CSS Web and Mobile Development, Software Testing/QA, Database Development
• IT Project Management
• Actual related teaching experience is doubled in value when awarding credit for years of work experience.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Assist in Bachelor’s and associate degree curriculums and provide training and student support resulting in graduates who meet entry and mid-level employment criteria for positions in the Information Systems and Technology fields.
• Teach up to 5 class sections with 1 – 3 preparations per week.
• Perform effectively in the learning environment by being prepared, maintaining discipline, and engaging students in the learning process.
• Address student academic issues such as student attendance, student persistence, and/or tutoring needs.
• Work in conjunction with student advisors, team leaders, and academic chairs to resolve students’ nonacademic issues.
• Grade student assessments within a week and record attendance, grades, and information regarding student progress in the Student Information System (SIS).
• Use Blackboard to provide course/supplemental materials and communicate with students using course announcements, discussion boards, and/or collaborate sessions.
• Serve as a role model for the students by demonstrating an excellent work ethic, portraying professionalism, including dress; and providing motivation for industry success.
• Stay current on industry, market, research and competitive trends.
• Participate in some form of approved professional development each year as discussed and agreed upon with your Academic Chair at a minimum of 8 hours per year.
Curriculum & Assessment
• Deliver program curriculum by creating and following weekly lesson plans.
• Refresh courses by using new teaching strategies and/or revamping course materials.
• Work in conjunction with the Curriculum and Assessment Coordinator and Academic Chair on course revision, curriculum mapping, and outcomes assessment.
• Maintain current curriculum on departmental network drives in an organized manner.
• Document efforts to improve student learning based on assessment results and other institutional assessment reports.
• Equipment used includes desktop or laptop with Microsoft Windows environment, calculator, phone, and other general office equipment
• Interface with internal and external contacts as needed to carry out the functions of the position
• Work generally performed in a climate-controlled office with minimal exposure to safety hazards
Other Job Information
Must pass a criminal background check before starting position.
DIVERSITY, EQUITY & INCLUSION STATEMENT:
PTC is committed to hiring talented and qualified individuals with diverse backgrounds for all positions. PTC believes that the gathering and celebration of unique experiences, qualities, and cultures enriches the workplace. Our mission is to champion a community of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in a spirit of civility.
The faculty office schedule covers the ten-hour period between
7:00 am – 5:00 pm for day classes. Full-time Faculty are scheduled to work a nine-hour schedule within this time period. The majority of these hours require the faculty member to be on campus to full fill their duties of instructing classes, office hours for students, tutoring hours, and time required for department/staff and committee meetings.
Faculty are permitted to go off-site to complete grading, write curriculum, etc. as their schedule permits. Faculty working off-site must notify their Academic Chair that they will be working off-site.
Starting Pay Rate PTC offers a competitive salary and benefits package
Job Category Faculty
Full Time/Part Time Full Time
Posting Number F034P
Job Open Date 05/28/2021
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled
Special Instructions Summary
Please include minimum annual salary expectations in the cover letter.
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
* Are you authorized to work in the US for any employer without visa sponsorship?
* Are you available to attend all graduation activities, which may occur on evenings and weekends?
* Are you available to support student and employee events as appropriate, which may be held on Saturdays or evenings?
* As part of your professional development are you willing to obtain additional certifications if needed?
* Will you participate in faculty meetings, team meetings, and other departmental/institutional functions?
* If selected for an interview, are you comfortable with preparing and presenting a teaching demo?
* What have been your previous experiences with Computer Programming - list each computer programming language and experience?
(Open Ended Question)
* What are your technical experiences? Experience with Unity Technology or other engines (like Blender)? Experience with .Net Framework Experience with Java Experience with Databases MS SQL/ Oracle?
(Open Ended Question)
* Do you have any experience as a teacher, student teaching, or tutor?
Documents Needed to Apply
Letter of Recommendation