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Instructor, Computer Service Technology (Cybersecurity)
Coast Community College District

Date Posted Jul. 26, 2019
Title Instructor, Computer Service Technology (Cybersecurity)
University Coast Community College District
Costa Mesa, CA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Sciences - Computer Science

Coastline College is soliciting applications for a full-time tenure track faculty position for Cybersecurity or Computer Networking in the Computer Service Technology Program to begin January 2020. The primary teaching responsibility will be in the area of Cybersecurity. Applicants should also be able to teach a variety of Computer Networking core and elective courses within the Computer Service Technology program.

Teaching responsibilities may include evening, online, and/or weekend classes. Courses in the Computer Service Technology program are primarily taught at the Garden Grove campus. Travel between campuses in Orange County, CA (Fountain Valley, Garden Grove, Newport Beach, and Westminster) will sometimes be required. Demonstrated online teaching experience is preferred, but not required. In addition to teaching, job requirements include service to the institution, development of industry and government partnerships, enhancement of workforce development and career pathways, and play an active role in outreach to K-12 schools.

In addition to being designated as a Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education by the National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security, Coastline College serves approximately 26,000 students, awards over 3,000 degrees and certificates, and transfers over 2,000 students to four-year institutions annually. Coastline College offers two-year associate degrees and certificates. As a designated Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI), Coastline College reflects the dynamic diversity of the region.

Performance Responsibilities:

Teach general and specialized cybersecurity courses such as: Introduction to Security, Ethical Hacking, Digital Forensics, CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner, and CISSP.
Teach computer networking courses such as: Cisco Operating Systems (CCNA-CCNP), Linux, Virtual Machines, Palo Alto, and Cloud Networking.
Assume a lead role in the development and implementation of Certificate courses in the disciplines of Cybersecurity and/or Computer Networking.
Coach and/or provide leadership for the cybersecurity competition teams, such as WRCCDC, NCL, and/or CyberPatriot.
Fulfill the professional responsibilities of a full-time faculty member including, but not limited to the following: teach all scheduled classes unless excused under provisions of Board Policy; follow the department course outlines; keep accurate records of student enrollment, attendance, and progress; post and maintain scheduled office hours; participate in departmental meetings and college and/or district wide activities and committees as assigned.
Assignment will include evening and online classes, and may include weekend classes.
Qualifications and Physical Demands
Minimum Qualifications:

Must meet one of the following qualifications under (a) through (d):
Possess the California Community College Teaching Credential for this subject area.
Possess a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution AND two years of professional experience directly related to the job assignment.
Possess an Associate’s degree from an accredited institution AND six years of professional experience directly related to the job assignment.
Or, possess a combination of education and experience that is at least the equivalent to the above. Candidates making an application on the basis of equivalency must submit an Application for Equivalency (located at in addition to all other required materials.
2. Evidence of a sensitivity to, understanding of, and the ability to manage the classroom environment AND effectively provide instruction to community college students of diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds.

Desirable Qualifications:
In addition to teaching competence in the primary discipline, the successful candidate will also have:
Experience in blending student success strategies, such as: goal setting, time-management, problem solving, study methods, and research skills into their own curriculum. Candidates who have not had such experience will be expected to gain these competencies during their first year, so that they are able to incorporate these strategies in their own courses.
Hold at least one professional industry certification in the Cybersecurity or Computer Networking discipline, e.g. CISSP, CASP, CEH, GIAC, EnCe, CCFP, CCFE, CCNA, or CCIE.
Hold certified Cybersecurity instructor certificates.
Demonstrated knowledge of secure network design and implementation.
Work experience in the area of Cybersecurity and/or Computer Networking disciplines.
Teaching experience to include at least two years of community college or above; either part-time or fullĀ­ time.
Experience in teaching online courses.

  • Coast Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer
    The Coast Community College District is committed to employing qualified administrators/managers, faculty, and staff members who are dedicated to student learning and success. The Board recognizes that diversity in the academic environment fosters awareness, promotes mutual understanding and respect, and provides suitable role models for all students. The Board is committed to hiring and staff development processes that support the goals of equal opportunity and diversity, and provide equal consideration for all qualified candidates. The District does not discriminate unlawfully in providing educational or employment opportunities to any person on the basis of race, color, sex, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, or genetic information.

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