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North Orange County Community College District
  • Position Number: 5002514
  • Location: Cypress, CA
  • Position Type: Science - Computer Science

Computer Science Instructor

North Orange County Community College District

Position Number: 2016400FT

Location: Cypress College

Department: CC Business/CIS

Percentage of Employment: 100%

Months of Employment: 10 Months Per Year

Work Schedule: Full Time, Tenure Track

Job Description:
Teach lower-division computer science courses including, but not limited to, C/C++, Assembly, Java, Python, other computer programming languages as needed and related courses to a diverse student population.
Teach lower-division computer science courses in Discrete Structures, Computer Architecture, and Data Structures using abstract data types developed in C/C++ and Java to a diverse student population.
Participate and be an active contributor in curriculum development and serve on department, division, college and/or district committees as necessary to maintain and improve the instructional program; participate in appropriate professional development activities on campus and online.
Participate and be an active contributor in co-curricular activities across the campus and in the district, including planning, implementing, and teaching in special programs and through multiple modalities designed to support student success.
Participate and be an active contributor in the formulation of Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) and the Student Learning Outcomes assessment cycle.
Maintain formal office and campus hours; participate in department and division meetings on-campus.
Maintain current knowledge of instructional methods and new technologies pertinent to areas of assignment; learn and apply emerging technologies and advances as necessary for quality instruction in an efficient, organized and timely manner.
Must maintain and stay current with industry standards related to computer programming and languages.
Teach scheduled classes and perform related duties as assigned, including timely compliance with clerical and administrative responsibilities; comply with district, college and division policies in the performance of duties.

Instruct and assist in the growth and success of a diverse population of students through careful preparation of course materials, effective teaching methodologies and informed critical feedback on assignments and discussions.

Develop culturally relevant course content, culturally responsive pedagogical techniques, and effective practices for engaging students who are diverse and/or are students who are historically underserved. The ideal candidate should have experience in this area with African American. Latinx, Native Americans, Pacific Islanders and other disproportionately impacted students.

Work cooperatively with faculty, administration, staff and students.
Evening, online and/or Saturday assignments may be required as part of the regular contract.

Primary Purpose:
Duties and responsibilities as presented are intended to be representative and not restrictive. The District reserves the right to modify the assignment and allocation of duties in accordance with operational needs.

Working Relationships:

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Special Requirements:
The award of all degrees must be verifiable on a legible transcript. If degree award date is not posted on transcript your application will be deemed incomplete and removed from consideration.

Grade cards will not be accepted in lieu of transcripts.

All degrees and course work used to satisfy the required minimum qualifications must be submittedand from accredited postsecondary institutions. See our website at regarding accredited postsecondary institutions.

Evaluations of foreign degrees and/or course work are required. See our website at for information regarding evaluation of foreign degrees.

Minimum Qualifications:
Masters in computer science or computer engineering


Bachelors in either of the above


Masters in mathematics, cybernetics, business administration, accounting or engineering


Bachelors in engineering


Masters in cybernetics, engineering, mathematics, or business administration


Bachelors in mathematics


Masters in cybernetics, engineering, mathematics, or business administration


Bachelors degree in any of the above


A masters degree in information science, computer information systems, or information systems


Possess a valid California teaching credential authorizing service in a community college in the appropriate subject matter area.


The equivalent. Equivalent qualifications may include related education, training, employment and professional experience that would be equal to the required degree(s) and experience in this field as determined by the District Equivalency Committee.

Commitment to diversity. All applicants must have demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty and staff. The applicant must be able to demonstrate how these factors relate to the need for equity minded practices within the classroom.

(NOTE: Courses in the use of computer programs for application to a particular discipline may be classified for minimum qualifications purposes, under the discipline of the application.)

Desirable Qualifications:
Experience with culturally responsive academic practices that engage first-generation Students, disproportionally impacted students and others who have been historically underserved.

Two or more years of teaching college level experience related to Computer Science both in-person and/or distance education formats.
Two or more years full-time professional working experience in Java, Python, and/or C/C++ software development.
Two or more years full-time professional working experience (i.e software engineer or software development) focused on algorithms, databases, and/or programming languages.
Two or more years of college level teaching experience related to Computer Architecture and discrete structures both in-person and/or distance education formats.
Two or more years of teaching college level experience in Data Structures both in- person and/or in a distance education format.

Working Conditions:

Salary Range: $84,277 - $126,482 Annually

Number of Vacancies: 1

Posting Number: 2016400FT

Open Date: 12/07/2023

Close Date: 2/22/2024

Special Instructions Summary: Initial salary placement will be determined by the Office of Human Resources in accordance with the faculty collective bargaining agreement and is not negotiable. The candidate selected for employment will be required to provide the following: official transcripts and verification of experience prior to the first duty day, identification and employment eligibility as outlined in the Immigration Reform and Control Act, fingerprints and required medical certification pursuant to statue. NOCCCD will not sponsor any visa applications.
The District may choose to fill one or more positions from this recruitment within six (6) months.
To ensure consistency and fairness to all applicants, please do not submit materials in addition to those requested. Additional materials will not be considered or returned. Be sure to complete all questions and sections of the application. For questions which may not apply, indicate "N/A" (not applicable). Do not use terms such as "see resume" or "see attached".
The minimum required number of references for this position is five (5).
All applications will be screened under a process of utmost confidentiality by a committee of representatives from the college community. Possession of the minimum qualifications does not ensure an interview. At the time of the interview a written exercise and/or an oral presentation related to the assignment may be required. Subsequent to the interviews, the screening committee will select candidates for final consideration. A second interview will be required of candidates selected as finalists. References, including a supervisor will be contacted if a candidate is moved forward as a finalist in the recruitment process.
The effective start date may vary pending the approval of the academic calendar.

NOCCCD offers reimbursement for candidate travel expenses. Visit to view the administrative procedures - AP 7120-10.
Reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities may be requested by calling (714) 808-4810 at least three business days in advance of the scheduled examination/interview date.

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