Computer and Information Technology Faculty

Job Level
Academic position
Job Category
  • Technology
Job Status
Areas of Responsibility
  • Information Technology
West Virginia Northern Community College is seeking applicants for a full-time, nine (9) month instructor in Computer and Information Technology.  This position will primarily be based on the Wheeling campus with responsibilities on other campuses.

Salary/Benefits: Salary is competitive based upon experience and certifications.  Full benefits package which includes but is not limited to retirement with employer matching, health insurance, life insurance, and social security.

 Responsibilities and Duties include but are not limited to:

Responsibilities will include but not limited to: providing classroom and laboratory instruction;

  • curriculum development;
  • serving as an academic advisor to program students;
  • recruiting students;
  • conducting course and program assessment; and, implementing retention initiatives.
 Qualifications and Requirements:
Qualifications: A Bachelor's degree in Information Technology or closely related field, a minimum of two years' work experience in the information technology field, experience in Microsoft applications and one or more of the following, Cisco Networking, Microsoft Networking, VMware, or cyber security are required.  Preferred qualifications are Master's Degree in Information Technology of closely related field, 5 years experience in information technology and one or more certifications in MOS, CompTIA, or cyber security.
 Knowledge, Skills and Abilities; Additional Information:
Members of the full-time teaching faculty have three primary areas of responsibility: instruction and academic advising, professional development, and institutional and community service.

Under the supervision of the Program Directors and the Division Chairs, and the direction of the Vice President of Academic Affairs, and the President of the College, faculty perform the following duties for their respective programs or disciplines, and the College:

  •  Follow the rules and regulations of the College.
  •  Develop a syllabus for each course he/she teaches. Submit each syllabus electronically to the Division Chair by the first day of class.  Follow the College guidelines for syllabus construction.
  • Teach thirty credits during day and/or evening per academic year. The Division Chair and/or Vice President of Academic Affairs may make adjustments as necessary.
  • Meet classes and provide instruction for classes as scheduled.
  • Notify Program Director and the Division Chair of the intent to travel on college business well in advance of the date of the expected absence. Complete a copy of the Absence Form.  Submit your completed Absence Form to your Division Chair.
  • Notify the Division Secretary of unexpected absence(s) so appropriate arrangements can be made for your class(es).  Submit your completed Absence Form upon return to your Division Chair.
  • Maintain a minimum of ten (10) office hours per week, two (2) may be by appointment only, distributed over five (5) days, to include the week before classes begin and final exam week. The Faculty Teaching and Office Schedule Form must be completed and filed with the Division Secretary within the first week of classes.
  • Report first week attendance and final grades at the end of the term via NOW and within established deadlines.
  • Advise students in her/his program(s) which may include:
    • academic counseling
    • aid in scheduling courses
    • withdrawal/retention counseling
    • career guidance and preparation.
  • Participate in commencement ceremonies.
  • Assist the Program Director and/or Division Chair with preparation of the program review, annual report, part-time faculty evaluations, self-study reports for accreditation, course and program assessment reports, and other reports and projects associated with the program.
  • Assist the Program Director and/or Division Chair in the maintenance of equipment and  in the recommendations for the purchase of equipment.
  • Assist the Program Director and/or Division Chair in preparing semester schedules.
  • Assist in the selection of textbook(s) for courses taught.
  • Assist the Program Director and/or Division Chair in proposals and development of new courses, programs, and certificates.
  • Assist the Program Director and/or Division Chair in student recruitment at high schools, college fairs, as well as business, industry, and agencies related to the program/major or discipline.
  • Participate in service and/or advising during periods designed for pre-registration,  registration, new student orientation and other special College events.
  • Assist in the evaluation and supervision of students serving as lab assistants and in other workstudy capacities as applicable.
  • Review portfolios for the Board of Governors Degree and other programs related to assessment of experiential learning.
  • Participate in institutional activities such as College-wide events, college standing  committees, ad hoc committees, internal and external  marketing and promotional activities,  and public service activities.
  • Attend Faculty Assembly meetings, academic division meetings, advisory committee  meetings, and other faculty related events as identified by the administration.
  • Participate in professional development activities and professional organizations.
  • Integrate writing, technology, computer applications, and oral presentation requirements into assigned courses where applicable.
  • Work with the workforce development and/or campus deans, as appropriate, to provide credit or non-credit courses, seminars, workshops, etc.
  • Assume a positive and active role as a representative of Northern, including support of institutional goals and initiatives.