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Faculty, Secure Software

at Arapahoe Community College

Posted: 8/1/2019
Job Reference #: 462
Keywords: teaching

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The Secure Software Faculty member will perform instructional duties and related activities in accordance with the philosophies and procedures of Arapahoe Community College and the policies of the Colorado Community College System. This position will be primarily located at the new Sturm Collaboration Campus in Castle Rock, opening in fall 2019. This position is grant-funded for four (4) years and contingent upon continued funding after that time.

The Secure Software Faculty will provide leadership in the Secure Software Development Program including designing and developing curriculum, capstone projects, activities, and labs. Faculty members generally teach 30 credit hours annually (15 credits each fall and spring semester). Courses may be taught using both traditional and non-traditional delivery (e.g. hybrid, online, or accelerated); some weekend/evening teaching may be required. Travel to the Littleton Campus and Parker Campus may be required. Other responsibilities include developing and evaluating curriculum; performing advising and retention activities; attending industry meetings and community events; creating partnerships; assessing student and program objectives; performing student learning assessment duties; serving on College committees; selecting texts; and attending departmental, school, and College meetings and functions. Every ACC faculty and staff member is expected to participate in the assessment process of the College, utilizing the results of assessment for continuous institutional improvement.

Department chair responsibilities may be added at a future date. Applicants possessing a passion for teaching are particularly encouraged to apply.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associate’s degree, or higher, in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, or related subfield from an accredited institution, OR
    • Associate’s degree plus 18 credit hours (undergraduate or graduate) in a Computer Science-related field, OR
  • Bachelor’s degree in any field with 18 credit hours of coursework that demonstrates knowledge and utilization of computer-based technology and relevant applications
  • Three years industry experience in the field of computer science and programming, including
    • Experience with Linux, Windows, and Mac OS
    • Software development experience with C++, Java, and Python
    • Experience integrating code with SQL databases
    • Systems analyst experience
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills.
  • Have or qualify for a postsecondary CTE credential including 2,000 non-teaching occupational hours within the last seven years.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science with a cybersecurity focus.
  • Experience analyzing code for vulnerabilities.
  • CSSLP Certification.
  • Postsecondary instructional experience with multiple delivery methods including online, web-enhanced, and face-to-face.
  • Experience in a student-centric and hands-on learning or training environment.
  • Participation in professional technological associations.
  • Ability to build professional relationships and work collaboratively with internal and external constituents and outside agencies.
  • Ability to work effectively both autonomously and as a member of a collaborative team.
  • Understanding of adult learning theory concepts; ability to utilize these principles effectively in the learning environment.
  • Demonstration of well-defined student performance objectives and high academic standards.

Physical & Cognitive Demands:

The following are some of the physical and cognitive demands commonly associated with this position.

  • Occasionally moves, positions, and transports standard office supplies and equipment weighing up to 20 lbs.
  • This is largely a sedentary role. This position operates in an office environment and constantly uses a computer, and routinely uses standard office equipment including phones, copiers, etc.
  • The person in this position constantly communicates with internal and external constituents and students. Must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations.
  • Cognitive demands include comparing, copying, computing, compiling, analyzing, coordinating, synthesizing, negotiating, communicating, instructing, and interpersonal skills.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement: Arapahoe Community College provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact Angela Johnson, Director of Human Resources, at 303.797.5715 or

Advertised Salary Range: Commensurate with education and experience. Salary is based on 166 contract days within an academic year (August – May). This is a full-time, 9-month, FLSA exempt position. The projected start date for this position is August 2019, salary will be prorated based on the number of contract days worked. Questions about salary should be directed to

To Apply: All applicants must submit a resume, detailed letter of interest addressing the job announcement, unofficial transcripts, copies of certifications, and names and contact information for three professional references. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their qualifications as related to the duties and responsibilities of the position. To submit your application click apply at the bottom of this announcement.

If you have questions regarding this position, please contact us at

Notice to all Applicants:

  • Final candidate will be subject to successful completion of a background check, and, if applicable, a motor vehicle record review.
  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis at time of application.
  • Former employees of the Colorado Community College System, or one of its 13 colleges, who were disciplinarily terminated or resigned in lieu of termination, must disclose this information in their application material.
  • Final candidate is required to submit official transcripts to Human Resources within thirty (30) days of hire.
  • ACC participates in the Colorado Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA) and as such, PERA-eligible employees are required to contribute to PERA in lieu of Social Security for retirement benefits. For more information, visit the COPERA web page.
  • Direct deposit of payroll is a condition of employment.
  • Arapahoe Community College participates in E-Verify.

Arapahoe Community College is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits all forms of discrimination and harassment including those that violate federal and state law, or the State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education Board Policies 3-120 and 4-120. The College does not discriminate on the basis of sex/gender, race, color, age, creed, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, pregnancy status, religion, genetic information, gender identity, or sexual orientation in its employment practices or educational programs and activities.

We seek to respect, understand, and embrace the diversity of our students, staff, faculty, and the community we proudly serve. We oppose discrimination and strive to foster an equitable and inclusive learning environment for our students that reflects the diverse nature of our world through professional development, responsive programming, reflection, and action.

For information regarding Arapahoe Community College Security, including Clery Act / Crime Statistics for the campus and surrounding area, please see the Arapahoe Community College Annual Security Report. For a hard copy report, please visit ACC Campus Police Department, Room AM2600 at 5900 South Santa Fe Drive, Littleton, Colorado 80120.

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Castle Rock, Colorado, United States
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