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Assistant Professor, Information Technology

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Work type: Full-time Faculty
Location: Overland Park Main Campus
Categories: Credit Instruction

Position, Department: Assistant Professor, Information Technology, Academic Affairs

Type of Position: Full-time Faculty, Exempt

Work Schedule, Hours per week: varies with course schedule, 40 hours per week

Pay Range:  base salary $ 50,143 - $ 81,416 with option to work summers or add credit hours *Actual pay in alignment with the Master Agreement

Pay Grade: 9-month bargaining unit

Opportunity for hybrid schedule: Yes 

Benefits Category: Full-time Benefits 


KPERS eligible

Medical plan as low as $0!

An 8% employer contribution to a 403(b) retirement plan 

An employer-paid $50,000 basic group life insurance plan  

Generous leave accruals

Position Summary: This faculty position in the Information Technology-Networking department is within the Computing Sciences and Information Technology Division. The Faculty member is expected to possess expert level knowledge in the IT discipline. The Faculty member will carry teaching load in a variety of IT areas including: networking, systems administration, cloud computing, and cybersecurity. The faculty member is expected to demonstrate competence in mastery of subject matter, professional development, teaching performance, evaluation of student learning, participation in college/division/program activities, support college policies and procedures, and contribution to the growth and enhancement of college mission and programs. This position demands a positive team player, with leadership and project management skills.

This position is on-site in Overland Park, Kansas and starts August 24, 2024.

Required Qualifications:

• Demonstrated written and oral communication skills
• Self-motivated to accomplish tasks within given timeline
• Expert level knowledge in some of the following areas: Cisco networking (CCNA), Microsoft Azure (Microsoft Azure Administrator), Linux (LPIC-1), Cybersecurity (Security+), Cloud Computing, Scripting (Python).
• Required active status minimum of at least one of the following industry certifications or higher - CCNA, LPIC-1, A+, Security+, Azure, others considered
• Expected to obtain and keep active status in certifications related to assigned courses
• Bachelor's degree in IT, Networking, or related field with minimum 18 credit hours in IT upper level coursework
• Preferred curriculum development experience
• Minimum one year of IT teaching/training experience
• Previous IT industry work experience
• Demonstrated positive team work experience with evidence of workload contributions

Preferred Qualifications:

• Teaching experience with learning management systems (e.g. Canvas)
• Three years of IT teaching/training experience
• Cisco Certified Academy Instructor (CCAI)

To be considered for this position we will require an application, resume, transcripts, teaching philosophy, and cover letter.

Unofficial transcripts are required for all Adjunct faculty and Faculty positions. *International transcripts must be presented with US equivalency review.*

Duties and responsibilities, as required by business necessity, may be added, deleted or changed at any time at the discretion of management, formally or informally, either verbally or in writing. Scheduling, shift assignments and work location may be changed at any time, as required by business necessity.

Here at Johnson County Community College, we seek to inspire positive change for our students, faculty, and staff through promoting growth and development of all individuals. We aim to create a sense of belonging, accepting all values, life experiences, and perspectives on our campus. We are seeking individuals who will bring their true, authentic selves to JCCC so we can broaden perspectives with innovative ideas, interests, and passions, while fostering and promoting our diversity commitments to our community. We believe that engaging all of our unique employees is the key to students’ success. You belong here.

About JCCC: Established in 1969, Johnson County Community College is dedicated to transforming lives and strengthening communities through learning. Located in Overland Park, Kansas, JCCC has enjoyed a national reputation for educational excellence and student success for more than 50 years. That's five decades dedicated to smaller class sizes, more resources and a thriving campus culture – not to mention our competitive tuition rates and extracurricular experiences that transcend the norm.

Equal Employment Opportunity: Johnson County Community College (JCCC) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. JCCC provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.

Disclosure:  If you need any assistance throughout the search process, please reach out to the HR Generalist for this position. In accordance with the college policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. Individual hiring departments at JCCC may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process. Many departments require those selected for hire to submit a certified transcript for all degrees obtained. For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply prior to the review date listed in posting.

If you are an applicant requesting assistance or a reasonable accommodation in the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 913-469-3877, or email


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