Full Job Description
Harold Washington College is currently seeking a Full-Time Faculty to teach Software Development during the Spring 2021 semester. If you have passion for teaching and learning, and are committed to the mission of the community college, consider joining our team. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated success in the classroom by developing and using effective teaching strategies that meet students’ diverse needs and engage the student in critical thinking and problem-solving.
Design courses to meet learning outcomes, and promote students’ active participation in their own learning.
Create an effective learning environment that fosters students’ intellectual curiosity and helps students to problem solve using discipline-specific thinking strategies.
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 career 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 and professional communities, and promote collaboration and teamwork among members of these communities.
Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology or related field, required
Proficiency in object-oriented programming, including Python, JAVA, C++, and C#
Knowledge of software development life-cycle, SQL, Quality Assurance, systems testing and validation procedures, scrum procedures, kanban, and agile methodologies
Familiarity with machine-learning and cloud-based software applications
Knowledge of Brightspace, preferred
Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to communicate with diverse group of staff and students required
Experience with a diverse, multi-lingual student population is desired, as is a commitment to the open access mission of the community college.