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Faculty Careers - Computer science, Faculty Careers - Other
Montreat College’s award-winning, cutting-edge and visionary cybersecurity program prepares students to solve the cybersecurity issues and concerns faced today in many corporate and government environments. Montreat College is actively engaged in developing government, industry, and educational partnerships in the field of cybersecurity. In addition to a traditional on-campus program, and a global on-line program, Montreat College established the Carolina Cyber Center to focus on continuing education training, an innovative workforce development “Academy” program, providing regional cybersecurity services, and developing public/private partnerships to advance the “state of practice” in cybersecurity.
The Carolina Cyber Center (C3) of Montreat College has a full-time open position for a utility player to advance the mission and vision of the Carolina Cyber Center. Successful candidates will work across multiple areas of the organization, from The Academy to the Managed Cybersecurity Center.
Position: Cybersecurity Instructor, Technical Mentor, and Business Workflow and Process Manager
Location:Montreat, North Carolina, or remote/virtual
Start Date:Negotiable, but as soon as practical
Summary:Carolina Cyber Center seeks a qualified candidate to serve in a highly diverse, demanding, and critical role:
Take primary lead in setting up and providing continued oversight of the systems and processes that support the C3 business
Serve as a technical and professional mentor to staff and students
Instructor for live and online cybersecurity education and leadership
Main job functions include assisting in business workflows and processes, supporting the establishment of the Managed Cybersecurity Service Center and instructing academy students in related IT/Cyber courses. Coordinate projects as needed.
This is a full-time position with commensurate compensation and benefits, which also has the opportunity for additional income via teaching assignments at Montreat College.
Design, develop and implement an automated CRM program through Salesforce or similar tool set.
Develop and train associates on student onboarding processes from application to program start date.
Conduct regular LMS audits to ensure course accuracy and FERPA compliance.
Assess effectiveness and efficiency of instruction according to ease of instructional technology use and student learning, knowledge transference, and program satisfaction.
Develop course feedback processes.
Cybersecurity Service Center
Contribute to the developing Cyber Security Services Center through related research and implementation of relevant SOC programing, curriculum, and job functions.
Assist the Director of Security Services and Architecture, as needed, in curricula development.
Sampling labs, ranges, IT & Cyber tools for curricular implementation and job fit readiness.
Other duties as assigned.
Conduct learning needs assessments and identify requirements with students during meetings.
Collaborate with corporate sponsors to ensure curriculum used throughout the academy is relevant to the current workforce needs.
Aids, initially, in teaching part-time while gradually increasing in instructional leadership duties within the program.
Leads and works with curriculum developers and instructional designers to design, write and produce courses and then manage the “virtual” classroom, conduct labs.
Successful candidates will demonstrate:
Strong understanding of workflow process, development and design
Ability to own and take leadership in development, implementation and oversight of automated CRM programs
Passion in building student capabilities in alignment with relevant IT/Cybersecurity industry demands
Demonstrated entry-level technical skills in the areas largely provided by security services businesses (the “Customers” for our students), for example:
End user support
Email and other collaboration system “hardening” and triage
Incident Response planning and execution
Threat/vulnerability assessments and mitigation
Social engineering attacks
Proven ability to designing IT/Cybersecurity courses for classroom, live online and asynchronous delivery (and blended)
Familiarity in instructional design methodologies
Classroom management, instruction and online/video instruction
Familiarity with various courses and companies in cybersecurity, prevalent threat vectors, and awareness of leading practices and products in the cybersecurity training industry
3-to-5 years professional industry experience in the current state of IT and cybersecurity
While a master’s degree or Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Security, or Cybersecurity is preferred, this is NOT required. We also prefer experience teaching and 5+ years of “hands on” industry experience. This position requires certifications (either to hold current, or willingness to acquire within the first six months of employment) in areas such as: Linux+, A+, Network+, Server+, Security+, Cloud+, and CySA+.
Application Requirements/How to Apply:
Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Feel free to reach out to Adam C. Bricker (contact below) to discuss your interest, or move to directly providing the following materials:
Montreat College is a Christian liberal arts college accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to offer masters, bachelors, and associates degrees. The main campus is in the Blue Ridge Mountains fifteen miles east of Asheville, North Carolina, a region recognized as one of the most attractive living environments in the United States. Satellite campuses in Asheville, Charlotte, and other sites supplement the main campus. The College is committed to Christ-centered teaching and learning and is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities.
The Carolina Cyber Center began as a vision from Dr. Paul Maurer, President of Montreat College, in 2018 to leverage the tremendous progress Montreat College made with its cybersecurity education program (e.g., enrollment growth, highly qualified/experienced professors, CAE designation from NSA/DHS, MOU with the U.S. Army). Initial funding for C3 was provided by Montreat College and in 2019 the State of North Carolina provided additional funding and in late 2020 we were awarded several new grants providing multi-year funding. The Center’s vison is to be a national demonstration resource for developing community cyber awareness, ethical cybersecurity professionals, and public/private partnerships to advance the “state of practice” in cybersecurity.
About Montreat College
Montreat College is a Christian liberal arts college accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to offer master's, bachelor's, and associate's degrees. The main campus is located in the Blue Ridge Mountains fifteen miles east of Asheville, North Carolina, a region recognized as one of the most attractive living environments in the United States. Satellite campuses in Asheville, Charlotte, and other sites supplement the main campus. The College is committed to Christ-centered teaching and learning, and is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities.