Instructor of Information Technology

San Juan College

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Requisition Number

Classification Title
Exempt - Faculty - GRADE F1

Job Title
Instructor of Information Technology


Full or Part Time
Full Time

Hours Per Week
9 month faculty contract

Position Type

Starting Salary
Commensurate with educational background and teaching experience.

Funding Type
Institutionally Funded
Position Summary Information


Job Description Summary
Are you eager to make a difference and equip students with the knowledge, skills and confidence to succeed? Do you value a culture geared toward achieving and maintaining excellence? San Juan College is seeking an individual invested in equity and inclusiveness, who has experience with, knowledge of, and sensitivity to the needs of diverse populations.

We welcome well-qualified and highly motivated individuals to apply to this full-time, nine-month position of Instructor of Information Technology. This position will work on campus in Farmington, New Mexico.

Why Join San Juan College?

Nestled in the northwest corner of New Mexico, Farmington is the hub of the Four Corners region and is home to the stunning main campus and four satellite campuses of San Juan College. Farmington is located one hour south of Durango, Colorado, three hours northwest of Santa Fe and Albuquerque, and three hours southeast of Moab, Utah. Along with the phenomenal weather, Farmington offers over 50 beautifully maintained city parks and thousands of acres of terrain, enough to satisfy any outdoor enthusiast. Enjoy mountain biking, hiking, boating, skiing, off-roading and more, or spend time at any of our three rivers and four lakes. Farmington also boasts a superb variety of special cultural events, museums, galleries, and local theater group events year-round. Learn more about the Farmington area by clicking here .

San Juan College serves as a regional leader in education and provides quality education to approximately 10,000 students seeking academic credit and non-credit programs through face-to-face and online classes each year. San Juan College is proud to serve a unique and culturally diverse population.

SJC Mission and Values

Our mission at San Juan College is to educate and empower individuals to thrive in an ever-changing world.

San Juan College is committed to serving the needs of our students and the community through a process of continuous quality improvement. San Juan College upholds and affirms the values of Innovation, Collaboration, Accountability, Respect and Excellence.

What can you look forward to?

As a Platinum Family Friendly New Mexico Business, San Juan College is dedicated to maintaining a workplace with policies that allow employees and their families to thrive. Below are some of the benefits offered:
  • Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage options
  • Generous paid leave plans and holiday pay
  • Public Employee Pension Plan (NMERB)
  • Optional 403 (b) Tax Deferred Annuities, 457 and Roth Plans
  • Flex Spending accounts
  • Life and Disability coverage
  • Employee Wellness Incentives
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition waiver
  • Free SJC Gym Membership
  • Free Library services

Duties & Responsibilities
Job Summary

The Instructor of Information Technology position reports directly to the Dean for the School of Business, Information Technology, and Social Sciences and will teach 15 credit hours of instruction per semester with a primary teaching load in Information Technology (ITCT) courses. This position will work on campus in Farmington, New Mexico.

Essential Responsibilities
  • Teach 30 credit hours split between the Fall and Spring semesters. This includes traditional on-campus lecture courses, online courses, labs, clinical training, or other learning experiences. In some cases, faculty will have alternative load calculations approved by the Dean and the Vice President for Learning.


  • Teaching responsibilities include:
    • The development and delivery of courses, ideally including in-person classes on campus
    • Identification of student learning outcomes
    • Design of learning experiences
    • Use of the college’s learning management system (Canvas) to post course information, attendance and participation, and grades
    • Assuring that courses are accessible for all students enrolled
    • Use of the San Juan College Effective Teaching Framework
  • Work collaboratively to develop appropriate curriculum. Identify program learning outcomes, course alignment within programs, and program-level assessment, evaluation, and revision.
  • Create learning environments that are positive and course-appropriate and which support student achievement and success.
  • Evaluate student learning and achievement at the course, program, and institutional level within a regular cycle of reporting and results sharing, including providing assessment information for accreditation purposes. Develop an Effective Teaching Assessment Plan annually.
  • Maintain a minimum of five office hours per week during the academic year. Be available outside of posted office hours, as needed, to assist students and participate in college/school activities.
  • Participate in other college-related assignments for up to five hours per week per academic term, including committee work, special projects, curriculum review, etc.
  • Participate in professional development activities to remain current in the discipline. This may include attending professional conferences and/or participating in San Juan College-sponsored on-campus or online faculty development opportunities. As part of professional development, participate in an annual review of work that includes goal setting and evaluation of accomplishments.
  • Supervise adjunct faculty.
  • Coordinate IT faculty to teach or contribute at community Career Pathways events and programs for prospective students, including in the summer.
  • Perform related duties.

  • A Master’s Degree in the Information Technology field is preferred, or a Master’s degree with 18 graduate credit hours in the Information Technology discipline.


  • Two years teaching experience or related training or educational activities required; teaching experience at the community college level preferred. Ability to teach classes in a fast-track IT program in the following areas: Network+, Linux+, Cloud+, Security+, Azure Administrator, Microsoft Identity and Services, Cybersecurity Analyst+, Microsoft Modern Desktops, and Database Concepts and Principles. CompTIA certifications preferred.
  • Cybersecurity and AI Industry experience a plus.
  • Dual Credit teaching experience a plus.
  • Access to home internet, a personal computer, and telephone is required.
  • May be required to work evenings or weekends.
  • Demonstrate skill and willingness to learn and use multiple technology platforms to communicate with students.
  • The successful candidate will value diversity and have a multicultural perspective that is inclusive of all students. The successful candidate will possess a high energy level along with a strong commitment to the community college philosophy.

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Job Description – Instructor of Information Technology

Special Instructions to Applicants
Application review will begin April 28, 2023.
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