Overview

Arapahoe Community College was established in 1965 as the first two-year college in the greater Denver area. ACC provides students with innovative and responsive educational and economic opportunities. We are committed to preparing learners for life success by upholding the highest academic standards and supporting the growth and success of each individual.ACC offers an Associate of Applied Science in Cybersecurity that prepares students to assess the security needs of computer and network systems, recommend safeguard solutions, and manage the implementation and maintenance of security devises, systems, and procedures. This program is offered at ACC’s Sturm Collaboration Campus in Castle Rock.

The Cybersecurity Faculty position is a full-time, 9-month faculty position in the Computer Technology Department. ACC Faculty teach 15 credits each fall and spring semester. Faculty have the option to teach courses during the summer semester for additional compensation. Courses may be taught using both traditional and non-traditional delivery methods, including online, computer-aided, distance learning, self-paced, interdisciplinary; courses are offered during the day or evening. Faculty are expected to develop and evaluate curriculum, advise students, assess student learning, and maintain required office and campus hours.

Minimum Qualifications

    • Associate’s degree, or higher, in Computer Networking or related subfield, OR Associate’s degree, or higher, plus 18 credit hours (undergraduate or graduate) in Computer Networking, OR Five years non-teaching occupational hours within the last 7 years in the content area AND current industry certification in the content area. Degree must be from an accredited institution.
    • Have, or qualify for, postsecondary CTE credential including 4,000 non-teaching occupational hours within the last seven years (2,000 hours if at bachelor’s or higher).
    • If teaching CNG 260/261/262/263 – must have current CCNA or higher certification and NetAcad Instructor Training Certificate.

Preferred Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree, or higher, in Computer Science, Information Technology with Cybersecurity focus, or related field from an accredited institution.
    • Three years industry experience in the field of cybersecurity or networking security.
    • Relevant industry certifications in the area of cybersecurity.
    • One year of postsecondary instructional experience.
  • Hardware and software technical skills including Cisco, Palo Alto, Red Hat, VMware and imaging software.
  • Risk Management, compliance, and audit experience a plus
  • Experience in a student-centric and hands-on learning or training environment.
  • Competency with multiple instructional delivery methods.
  • Participation in professional technological association.
  • Understanding of adult learning theory concepts; ability to use these principles effectively in the learning environment.