Information Technology Faculty (Part-time, adjunct) - Muckleshoot Site

$42.00 hourly
  • Northwest Indian College
  • 39811 Auburn Enumclaw Road Southeast, Auburn, WA, USA
  • Nov 25, 2019
Part time Education

Job Description


Information Technology Faculty – Muckleshoot Site

(Part-time, Adjunct)


Opening Date:           November 4, 2019

Review Date:             Extended to December 6, 2019

Closing Date:             Open until filled

Start Date:                 January7, 2020

Location:                    Muckleshoot Site

Salary:                        $42.00 per credit hour


The faculty member will teach Computer Information Technology courses and related courses.  The faculty member will organize and instruct classes for individuals interested in gaining proficiency in computer terminology and hardware and software.  Opportunities for "hands-on" experience using microcomputer applications software may include spreadsheets, word processing, graphics and database management systems.  The faculty member will also work collaboratively with other faculty to develop and deliver curriculum that supports the Northwest Indian College requirements and programs providing the foundational knowledge for all tribal college students.




  1. Teaching is the first focus. The faculty member is expected to teach and is also responsible for curriculum design and redesign as necessary.  This is part of the ongoing program design and assessment process, which requires a large time commitment.
  2. Advising is the second focus. Faculty at NWIC are expected to meet regularly with and provide academic advising to a group of students within the program of study.  An important part of this focus is meeting and coordination with the Center for Student Success (CSS) advisors.
  3. Committee work is the third major focus. The faculty member is responsible for contributing to the overall functioning of the college through participation on committees. 


Other duties and responsibilities:


  • Utilizes innovative teaching strategies to meet the learning needs of our student population, including interactive video technology, online format and other uses of
  • Maintains regular office hours to assist students; responds to students' emails and voice mails in a timely fashion. Responds to assignments and students' concerns in a timely manner; accurate assessment of student performance and timely filing of
  • Maintains professional competencies in the subject area and currency in instructional methodologies through professional associations and professional
  • Plans and organizes syllabi, course work, study guides and other support material for the classroom setting as well as online learning. Participates in curriculum development, implementation, and review in accordance with college
  • Participates in graduation, and other official College Serves as an academic advisor to assigned students.



There are no supervisory responsibilities assigned to this position


QUALIFICATIONS to perform the position successfully:


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in IT or related
  • Advanced coursework in Information Technology or related discipline with a significant number of courses beyond baccalaureate
  • Experience working in a tribal college
  • Experience with and sensitivity to Native American people and cultural
  • Experience working with adult distance learning programs is highly


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Information Technology or related discipline.
  • Experience with first-generation college students.
  • Demonstrated ability and understanding of the effects of oppression on education as it relates to Native
  • Experience working with Indigenous people of the Pacific
  • Knowledge of learning activities that stimulate student involvement and encourage critical thinking.
  • Experience developing and implementing distance learning
  • Knowledge of academic curriculum development and


Computer Skills:

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of basic word processing, spreadsheet software; internet and email in addition to proven competency with networks and



Interested individuals should submit the following application materials directly to the NWIC Human Resources Office only.


  1. Cover letter addressing how you meet the position qualifications
  2. NWIC Application
  3. NWIC Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) form
  4. Current and complete professional resume
  5. Copies of college transcripts (can submit unofficial copies at time of application)
  6. Three letters of recommendation from persons, who are not members of your immediate family, who have firsthand knowledge of your qualifications for the position
  7. If applicable to the position, provide copies of certificates/licenses/credentials


The job announcement and application forms are available online at or may be requested from and submitted directly to:


Human Resources

Northwest Indian College

2522 Kwina Road

Bellingham, WA 98226-9278

Telephone/Fax:  360.392.4230