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Implementing Cisco Networks, Undergraduate School - Adjunct Faculty

Category: Adjunct Faculty
Location: Remote
Requisition ID: 10010422

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Adjunct Faculty

Implementing Cisco Networks

UMGC Stateside

The Undergraduate School

Location: Online

University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC) seeks adjunct faculty to teach, online in the Computer Networking and Security program. Specifically, we are seeking faculty for the following courses:

Implementing Cisco IP Routing (CMIT 451): (Designed to help students prepare for the Cisco 300-101 ROUTE [Implementing Cisco IP Routing] Exams.) A comprehensive study of the implementation of a routed network using Cisco Systems Technologies. The goal is to use advanced IP routing and scalability solutions to increase the number of routers and sites without redesigning the LAN or WAN. Topics include configuration of secure routing solutions, configuration and troubleshooting of various routed environments (access, distributed, and core), and management of access and control.

Implementing Cisco Switched Networks (CMIT 452): (Designed to help students prepare for the Cisco SWITCH [Implementing Cisco IP Switched Networks] Exams.) A comprehensive study of switched IP networks using Cisco Systems technologies. The aim is to plan, configure, and verify the implementation of complex enterprise switching solutions using Cisco's campus enterprise architecture. Topics include secure integration of VLANs (virtual local area networks), WLANs (wireless local area networks), and voice and video into campus networks.

Troubleshooting and Maintaining Cisco IP Networks (CMIT 453): (Designed to help students prepare for the Cisco 300-135 TSHOOT [Troubleshooting and Maintaining Cisco IP Switched Networks] Exams.) A comprehensive study of methods for troubleshooting and managing switched IP networks using Cisco Systems technologies. The objective is to plan and perform regular network maintenance and diagnose and resolve complex network problems quickly and effectively. Discussion covers technology-based practices and a systematic ITIL (information technology infrastructure library) - compliant approach to perform network troubleshooting and maintenance.

Required Education and Experience

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field from an accredited institution of higher learning.
  • Interested faculty must have an active and current CCNP certification AND Cisco Certified Academy Instructor for CCNP.
  • Professional experience in Computer Networking and Security or related field
  • You must meet the minimum technology requirements, which can be reviewed at https://www.umuc.edu/visitors/careers/facultyrecruit/upload/Adjunct-Faculty-Minimum-Technology-Requirements.pdf   
  • Experience teaching adult learners online and in higher education is strongly preferred
  • This position is specifically to teach online.

Materials needed for submission

  • Resume/ Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover letter highly preferred
  • If selected, candidates with international degrees may be required to submit translation/ degree evaluation from a NACES approved Vendor.

Who We Are and Who We Serve

UMGC—one of 12 degree-granting institutions in the University System of Maryland (USM)—is a mission-driven institution with seven core values that guide us in all we do. At the top of the list is "Students First,” and we strive to do just that for our 90,000 students at home and abroad. From its start in 1947, UMGC has demonstrated its commitment to adult learners. We recognize that adult students need flexibility and options. UMGC is proud to be a global, 24-hour, institution of higher learning.

The typical UMGC student is an adult learner juggling a career, family, and other priorities. Roughly 80% work full time, half are parents, and half are minority students. They are continuing their education to better themselves, their families, and their professional opportunities. UMGC is also a leading higher education provider to the U.S. military, enrolling 55,000 active-duty service members, reservists, National Guard members, veterans, and family members annually. We are proud of our military heritage and are committed to this service.

The Adjunct Faculty Role at UMGC

UMGC is committed to helping students achieve success not only with us, but also in their professional fields. As a result, we actively seek faculty members who are scholar-practitioners: professionals who are actively and successfully engaged in their field who additionally wish to help the next generation of professionals grow in their knowledge and expertise through education.  Your role as an adjunct faculty member will be to:

  • Actively engage students through frequent interaction that motivates them to succeed, and conveys a genuine energy and enthusiasm for their learning.
  • Guide students in active collaboration and the application of their learning in problem- and project-based learning demonstrations.
  • Provide rich and regular constructive feedback, utilizing rubrics effectively for the assessment of student work, and acknowledging student accomplishments.
  • Demonstrate relevant and current subject-matter expertise, and help students connect concepts across their academic program.
  • Provide feedback to your program chair on possible curricular improvements.

The Computer Networks and Cybersecurity at UMGC

Please visit the following link to learn more about this program, including its description, outcomes, and coursework:

http://www.umuc.edu/academic-programs/course-information.cfm?course=cmit

Faculty Training at UMGC

We are committed to your professional success at UMGC. Each new faculty member is required to successfully complete our online two-week new faculty orientation, FacDev 411, as a condition of hire.

Position Available and will Remain Open until Filled

Salary Commensurate with Experience

Adjunct faculty candidates will be required to provide official transcripts during the candidate selection process.

The University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC) is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination. UMGC is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, ancestry, political affiliation or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

All submissions should include a cover letter and résumé. UMGC offers competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits for qualifying positions, such as tuition remission, generous leave and healthcare.  For detailed benefits information, please visit: https://careers.umuc.edu/benefits.html.

The University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC) is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination. UMGC is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, ancestry, political affiliation or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

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