Laramie County Community College

  • Program Coordinator, Computer Information Systems

    Job Location US-WY-Cheyenne
    Posted Date 2 months ago(9/14/2018 10:06 AM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    The mission of Laramie County Community College is to transform our students' lives through the power of inspired learning. Our over-arching goal is that our accomplishments as a community college will distinguish LCCC from others in the nation, in turn benefiting our communities and bringing pride to the Great State of Wyoming.  Our core values include Passion, Authenticity, and the Desire to Make a Difference. 


    A copy of official or unofficial transcripts are required for this position. You can upload transcripts in your applicant profile. A cover letter detailing how you meet the minimum and preferred qualifications for this position is required. You can upload a cover letter when you create an applicant profile.


    This is a full-time, 10-month position.


    Job Summary: 


    The Program Coordinator, Computer Information Systems position is the academic leader responsible for program operation, assessment, accreditation, student support, community outreach and maintenance of internal and external partnerships.

    This position/faculty member is responsible for performing assigned duties during the day, evening, or weekend on any Laramie County Community College campus or outreach center as assigned. The core responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to overall program administration; responsibility for program policy and procedures; budgeting and planning; student and program outcomes; student advising; curriculum development and instruction; regulatory training; staff and faculty development; personnel administration; laboratory management and oversight; quality assurance and acquisition of instructional technology, equipment and operational resources. This position also serves on various committees; coordinates and/or participates in school based community events and service-learning activities and participates in local, state, regional, or national professional activities and organizations. This is a Category-B (10-month) faculty position having a maximum of 168 assigned duty days and 30 workload hours. This position is provided a release of six credit hours per semester for the administration of the program bringing the total workload to 18 hours per academic year.


    Laramie County Community College is dedicated to student success and aspires to develop world-class community college faculty.  The College’s faculty positions have the primary responsibilities of teaching assigned courses, holding regular office hours, being available for students, advising, and collaborating on departmental objectives. In addition, all faculty work in alignment with the College’s mission, vision, and values to continuously improve as professional educators and experts in their field. Faculty further serve the College in collaborative and collegial relationships across the institution. Full-time faculty are offered provisional status upon employment. All LCCC faculty are supported by the Faculty Academy within the Center for Teaching & Learning.


    Other tasks may be assigned based on contemporary institutional need.



    Salary and Benefits: For full listing of benefits, visit

    Starting salary: $60,160-$84,224 per year.


    Priority Screening Date: Position is open until filled. For full consideration apply by September 30th, 2018.


    Starting Date: October 25th, 2018.


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    Essential Functions

    Essential Functions:  


    The Administrative Duties (20-30% equal to 12 credits of workload annually):

    Instructor/Coordinator positions oversee the respective programs to insure the quality and rigor of the program of study while also working with students and faculty to provide the best opportunity for student success. Responsibilities with this administrative function of this role includes but is not limited to the following:

    Accreditation and Assessment:

    • Develop and maintain program compliance and accreditation records, as needed
    • Submit annual survey/periodic reports to accreditation association and governmental regulatory boards, including notification of any significant college/programmatic changes affecting accreditation
    • Coordinate program review activities and maintain program assessment materials including student, course, and program areas
    • Oversee and develop maintenance procedures for program facilities and equipment to meet all applicable state and federal regulatory requirements
    • Maintain student compliance and records for clinical/program requirements
    • Provide overall program and accreditation status updates to the School Dean as requested


    • Provide leadership in developing, collecting, analyzing and reporting program, course, and student outcomes for college, advisory committee, state boards, and regulatory entities
    • Provide mentorship, development, and timely feedback for all full and part-time employees in the program
    • Determine if employees have the appropriate tools to complete job tasks and address obstacles to their completion
    • Oversight and guidance of student labs, Student Technology Assistant Center (STAC) and/or intern/externship evaluation and ensure the effectiveness of the student experience
    • Mediate student, class, and program issues and/or potential appeals to resolve student, faculty, or employee conflicts
    • Establish effective and professional relationships with and provide leadership to program advisory committee, community members, and stakeholders per college and regulatory entities
    • Establish and maintain affiliation agreements
    • Assist in the recruitment, selection, supervision, training, mentoring, and evaluation of program full-time and part-time staff and faculty
    • Collaborate with School Dean to align program operations, budget, and resources with college initiatives and strategic plan
    • Establish expectations, performance objectives, and methods to measure accomplishments with employees
    • Evaluate employee's performance and complete performance appraisals per required time lines
    • Oversee and mentor student club(s) to ensure that program funds are spent appropriately and activities are appropriate and in accordance with college policy
    • Effectively monitor and adapt the program to the needs of a continuously changing and rapidly advancing industry; this includes the research, development, coordination, planning, presentation, and evaluation of the program(s)

    General Program Administration:

    • Oversee and lead the Program to compliance with College, Department, and Program level policies and procedures
    • Oversight of developing, maintaining, and procuring extramural facilities and program laboratory facilities
    • Assure all equipment is in safe working order and meets all applicable state and federal regulatory requirements
    • Audit students for graduation, licensing, and/or certification and submit documentation to internal and external stakeholders
    • Maintain currency of legislative, regulatory, legal and practice issues affecting program education, students, and the respective profession
    • Analyze, implement, and update quality assurance policies, procedures and practices                                                              
    • Initiate, review and update program policies and procedures, and initiate department in-service for OSHA, Hazardous Communication, FERPA, state law, practice standards and college policy, compliance
    • Coordinate graduate recognition ceremony
    • Maintain and develop program information to align with College and Department standards while ensuring accessibility for employees and students; this includes program and student handbooks, syllabi, program website, catalog descriptions, graduation and promotional materials, etc
    • Plan and assign the program schedule to meet student needs; including faculty workloads, clinical schedule, clinical placements, program meetings, and student program placements in accordance with College policy and procedure
    • Participate in program articulation with other colleges, universities, and businesses
    • Manage, support, and monitor student recruitment, admissions, selection and advising processes
    • Initiate, review and manage software, equipment, service, and externship contracts
    • Lead and support fundraising and scholarship efforts for the applicable programs
    • Support, facilitate, and complete LCCC policies and procedures in collaboration with all campus departments
    • Participate in regular meetings with the School Dean and with applicable program staff
    • Teach, as needed, within the program as indicated by the assigned workload requirement

    Facilitate Learning (55-60%)

    Faculty employ effective teaching practices coupled with the development and use of appropriate educational materials, delivery strategies, and effective assessment practices. Responsibilities associated with this function include:


    • Teach assigned classes as per course schedule and meet required contact hours, unless permission to deviate has been approved by appropriate supervisor to accommodate student need
    • Teach classes according to the approved Master Course Outline of Record (MCOR) and provide a current course syllabus for each course taught to the appropriate supervisor
    • Post and maintain office hours or maintain regular hours in the Student Success Center, Writing & Communication Center, or other areas approved by the Dean in accordance with College policy and procedure
    • Communicate with and respond to students in a timely manner (in most instances this means 1-2 faculty work days)

    Curriculum Development:

    • Assist in the design, implementation, and review of academic programs aligned with current or emerging community, state, or national needs, as appropriate
    • Maintain and adapt curriculum that is current, effective, and appropriate to course and program competencies
    • Develop and maintain instructional materials to support course and program competencies as applicable
    • Coordinate with and provide input to appropriate subject librarian to assist in selecting, evaluating, and deselecting library resources as applicable

    Instructional Delivery:

    • Foster a supportive learning environment that encourages student success
    • Incorporate current subject matter expertise into instruction
    • Utilize varied learning activities to maximize student engagement and success
    • Employ relevant teaching tools, strategies, and classroom technologies

    Assessment of Student Learning and Continuous Improvement:

    • Support student learning with timely and on-going feedback on progress and provide assistance towards meeting the course competencies
    • Evaluate student progress through cycles of formative and summative assessment
    • Comply with College procedures and practices related to instructional delivery, assessment, and reporting requirements to include records management
    • Engage with colleagues in the course, program, and institutional level assessment cycle of student learning for college data collection and continuous improvement

    Service to the College (5-10%)

    Faculty contribute to the College by engaging in activities that support, stimulate, and sustain the institution and the community. Responsibilities associated with this function include:
    Align with Core Values:

    • Faculty demonstrate a commitment to the College by involvement in one or more of the following:
    • Serving on recognized College committees
    • Participating in student, College, or community-sponsored activities
    • Advise student clubs or groups

    Build Relationships:

    • Engage in active and productive collaboration with colleagues through department, school, and College-wide initiatives such as attending faculty and department meetings, college assemblies, professional development and orientation activities, etc.
    • Assist with program promotion and recruitment of students through collaborative relationships with external stakeholders such as four-year partners in transfer and/or articulation, industry, high schools, etc.
    • Work closely with internal stakeholders such as Advising, Admissions, Student Success, Financial Aid, and the Career Center to promote student success
    • Provide collegial assistance and mentoring for colleagues

    Professional Development (5-10%)
    Faculty are knowledgeable about their subject matter and maintain relevancy in their field through activities such as research, publications, presentations, professional association memberships, and/or conference attendance. Responsibilities associated with this function include:

    • Maintain current subject matter expertise and expand knowledge through professional development
    • Comply with the minimum faculty qualifications and credentials, and, if applicable, maintain required certification or licensure per Administrative Procedure 2.7P (Minimum Faculty Qualifications Procedure)
    • Engage in professional development activities in order to incorporate best practices to instruction
    • Develop communities and professional relationships that are relative to teaching assignments such as advisory committees, industry partners, and other external stakeholders
    • Share knowledge gained through professional development with internal and external stakeholders


    Nonessential Functions:  

    An employee in this position may perform some of these responsibilities on an infrequent basis:

    • Assists in development of annual program budgets; and works closely with the School Dean on the development of annual school budgets when appropriate
    • Assists in the design and implementation of academic programs aligned with current or emerging community, state, or national needs, as appropriate
    • Assists the College in local, state, regional, or national projects and programs, board, or groups when appropriate
    • Solicits feedback and implements suggestions from students and peers
    • Keeps informed of current trends and new approaches to instruction via professional development activities
    • As required, attends college, division, program, and professional trainings/meetings; may require overnight travel
    • Provides Collegial assistance and mentoring for new peers/colleagues within the academic school, as needed
    • Full participation in the Faculty Academy


    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:  

    All LCCC faculty are expected to demonstrate proficiency in the competency areas appropriate to their faculty level as defined in the College’s Administrative Procedure 2.17.1P. In addition, requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this position include.

    • Advanced working knowledge and ability with personal computing applications – specifically Microsoft Office Suite (e.g., Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint), Adobe products (e.g., Reader, Professional), as well as database management systems
    • Skills and abilities to perform as an organized, self-starter, and able to handle expeditiously, accurately, and confidentially the rapid receipt of communications from all sources—written, email, voice mail, one-on-one with attention to detail; able to act on own initiative while exercising reasonable judgment
    • Knowledge of basic office equipment including (but not limited to) personal computer and associated peripherals, fax machine, multi-line telephone, voice recorders, and other electronic devices
    • Demonstrate strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community
    • Capable of exercising discretion and good judgment at all times; able to maintain a positive attitude, exhibit patience, and persistence, especially when dealing with various internal and external constituents
    • Ability to effectively and professionally execute the essential functions of this position with proven capabilities in establishing appropriate professional rapport, communicating with courtesy and tact, accurately determine others needs, collecting necessary information, and follow-through when requested
    • Ability to travel when necessary
    • Ability to read and interpret instructions in oral, written, or diagrammatical form (e.g., a flow chart of a process) and consider possible applications of discipline related literature and publications
    • Ability to establish a student-instructor relationship conductive to learning and promote active involvement of students in learning activities
    • Knowledge and ability in program planning, development and management
    • Ability to apply appropriate teaching techniques and methods in classroom; including online instruction


    Physical/Mental Demands:

    • To successfully perform the essential functions of this position, an employee must be able to maintain appropriate composure and necessary confidentiality with regard to both past and current employee, student, and donor data; documents; issues; etc., and respect privacy needs of employees, students, donors
    • The ability to comply with highly inflexible deadlines is required to successfully perform the essential functions of this position; there will be multiple occurrences of sudden, urgent task completion required
    • While performing the essential functions of this position a variable work schedule may be required including long workdays, evenings, and weekends as needed
    • There may be occurrences of interacting with employees and/or students, past employees and/or students, members of the general public, and others who express opinions, may exhibit strong emotions, which will require the employee to interact professionally, diplomatically, and appropriately in such situations
    • While performing the essential duties of this position, an employee would frequently be required to move around the assigned work areas as well as within hallways, meeting rooms, and other parts of the campus facilities
    • There may be multiple/daily instances of prolonged sitting, standing, and personal computer use, which would include keyboard and/or mouse usage as well as viewing a computer monitor
    • An employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 pounds to perform essential position functions
    • Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus
    • The overall work environment requires the mental ability to shift focal point quickly due to interruptions; an employee must be able to mentally track multiple projects and tasking as well
    • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate; however, there may be unexpected instances of somewhat loud sounds
    • Must be able to travel between the college external sites to meet with stakeholders




    • Master’s Degree from an accredited institution in Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Science, or closely related field(s)
    • Two (2) years of professional experience in Information Technology or related field
    • Although some faculty positions may necessitate specific education and/or experience requirements, all LCCC Faculty are required to meet the minimum faculty qualifications as defined within the College’s Administrative Procedure 2.7P


    • Two (2) years teaching experience at the community college level in a Computer Technology program
    • Two (2) years of experience in curriculum design, program planning, articulation, and service learning
    • Two (2) years of program/project management and supervision experience
    • Familiarity with local area technology industry needs and state-wide efforts to grow said industry
    • Any relevant Industry Certifications




    Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer


    Laramie County Community College is committed to providing a safe and nondiscriminatory educational and employment environment. The college does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation or other status protected by law. Sexual harassment, including sexual violence, is a form of sex discrimination prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972. The college does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational, extracurricular, athletic or other programs or in the context of employment.


    The College has a designated person to monitor compliance and to answer any questions regarding the college’s non-discrimination policies:  Please contact: Title IX and ADA Coordinator, Room 205B, Pathfinder Building, 1400 E College Drive, Cheyenne, WY  82007, 307-778-1217,



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