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Adjunct Instructor, Computer Information Technology (Applicant Pool)
Category: Academic/Adjunct
Department: Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM)
Locations: Springfield, MA
Posted: Dec 13, 2023
Closes: Open Until Filled
Type: PT No Benefits
Position ID: 170897

About Springfield Technical Community College :

Located on 35 acres of the Springfield Armory National Historic Site and founded in 1967, Springfield Technical Community College is a major resource for the economic vitality of Western Massachusetts. As the only technical community college in Massachusetts, STCC offers a variety of career programs unequalled in the state. Digital Multimedia, IT Security, Nursing, Robotics, Sonography, Mechanical Engineering Technology (Advance Manufacturing) and dozens of other career programs produce potential employees each year. STCC's highly-regarded transfer programs in Business, Engineering, Liberal Arts, Science and Technology continue to provide the most economical option for students pursuing a four-year degree. With an annual enrollment of over 6,500, evening, weekend and online students, STCC is a vibrant campus rich in diversity and justifiably proud of our designation as a Hispanic Serving Institution. Respect, is one of the Core Values of the College and we strive to nurture mutual respect among faculty, staff and students. With respect, we embrace differences to create an inclusive environment for all. Together, we support students as they transform their lives through intellectual, cultural, and economic engagement while becoming thoughtful, committed and socially responsible graduates.

Job Description:

Springfield Technical Community College seeks applicants for the posting of adjunct for the Computer Information Technologies Department. This position is under the supervision of the Dean of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.

Qualified applicants could possibly teach network concepts like routing, switching, TCP/IP addressing and network administration, Windows and Linux operating systems, intrusion detection and firewalls, information systems fundamentals, and network servers, both Windows and Linux, configuration. Python, C#, or SQL programming and security topics such as risk assessment, controls, penetration testing, vulnerability scanning, and forensics are also possible teaching topics.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Adjunct Instructor positions are part-time, semester-to-semester, non-benefited MCCC/MTA/DCE unit positions.


  • Adjuncts will teach introductory and/or advanced Computer Information Technologies courses to students from a diverse cultural and educational background. The person filling this position believes that all students can learn, and that student engagement in the classroom enhances knowledge of academic content and leads to higher student success and demonstrates excellent teaching skills including varied pedagogical styles (i.e. collaborative, inquiry-based, computer assisted, and/or multimedia methods of delivery including experience integrating course management software as a supplement to classroom learning).
  • Candidates will compile and report grade-related information in accordance with MCCC/MTA Collective Bargaining Agreement based on College deadlines.


  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or a closely related field.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness with on-line teaching.
  • 2-3 years of college teaching experience.
  • Experience creating and implementing student learning outcomes, evaluating student performance and progress through a variety of assessment approaches; the use of classroom technology, online learning, and student-centered learning techniques are preferred.
  • Must possess strong written communication skills and time management skills.


  • Master's degree preferred with 8-10 years of IT experience in a department that serviced the operations of an organization.
  • Comptia Network+ certification preferred.
  • Successful community college teaching experience.
  • Commitment to fostering inclusiveness, equity and diversity within the academic setting.
  • Teaching experience with Early College students or at the High School level.
  • Commitment to the mission of the community college.


Applicants who do not meet the qualifications as stated above are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them with the equivalent combination of education, training and experience required for the responsibilities of this position.

Additional Information:

Salary: DCE Adjunct Contract Rate
Benefits: No
Union: MCCC
Grant Funded: No
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

All candidates must have legal authorization to work in the United States. Springfield Technical Community College is not sponsoring H1B Visa.


Candidates for employment should be aware that all STCC employees are required to complete Information Awareness Security Training within thirty days of their orientation date and annually thereafter.

Application Instructions:

All available positions are located at: which applicants must apply online by submitting a cover letter**, resume and three (3) professional references.

**Cover letter must demonstrate how your education and experience qualifies you for this position.


STCC conducts a pre-employment screening. Initial and continued employment is dependent upon meeting National Background Check, Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) and/or Sex Offender Registry Information (SORI) check and if applicable, Physical and Alcohol/Drug Testing requirements. Screening also includes verification of academic credentials, licenses, certifications, and/or verification of work history. Finalist(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment screening as a condition of employment.


Springfield Technical Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity, or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation, or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's for Affirmative Action and/or Title IX Coordinator, Kathryn C. Senie, Ed.D, J.D. at 413.755.5642 or via email at, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights. Springfield Technical Community College will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.


STCC's personnel and academic decisions, programs and policies are formulated and conducted in a manner, which will ensure equal access for all people and prevent discrimination. As part of this effort, a College will ensure that employment and academic decisions, programs and policies will be based solely on the individual eligibility, merit or fitness of applicants, employees and students without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, marital status, military service, gender identity, genetic information, sexual orientation or political or union affiliation.


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