Cincinnati State
  • Workforce Development Center
  • Cincinnati, OH, USA
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

Cisco Networking Academy (WDC) Part Time Trainer


Cincinnati State Technical and Community College invites applications for Adjunct Cisco Networking Academy. This is a part-time, adjunct instructor position to teach a course(s) in PC Operating Systems, PC Hardware, PC Networks, Linux, CCNA, or CCNP.

Essential Duties:

Deliver learning-centered instruction by establishing a classroom environment conducive to learning and student involvement as well as effectively planning and preparing for classes and student success. 

Provide each student with clear course expectations, evaluations and timelines through carefully written topical outlines and approved, standardized syllabus to ensure course and program learning outcomes are delivered as defined by the syllabus.

Prepare course materials and lessons to facilitate meaningful learning of course competencies in the curriculum and proactively supports all facets of the learning environment.

Provide interesting and relevant assignments for students that demonstrate learning outcomes in a real-life setting.

Challenge, engage and communicate with students to encourage their participation and learning while maintaining mutual value and respect.

Promote student success by showing flexibility in style and work schedule as well as exhibiting a passion for teaching and students and engaging students in the learning process. 

Complete grade books, final grade sheets, learning assessments and final exam assessments on a timely basis.

Maintain a paper or electronic record (i.e., spreadsheet or grade book) of each student's progress and has it available upon request by students and/or appropriate College personnel. 

Design, administer, and grade examinations to assess achievement of course objectives as identified in the syllabus and as approved by the Academic Dean. 

Complete as directed all end of term responsibilities, including submission of final grades, copies of exams, attendance records, and all other designated materials to the Academic Office.

Consult with the academic area chair or other appropriate College personnel on questions or issues involving course curricula, instructional strategies, and College policies and procedures. 

Respond to requests (e.g., from students, academic area chairs, department heads, committee chairs, Records Office) in a timely and thorough manner.

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum of Linux, Cisco or other appropriate IT certification.

Background in developing and maintaining IT documentation. 

Experience with Cisco routers, firewalls and switches.

Experience with Linux operating system.

Previous experience teaching in higher education or training environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

Associate degree in an information related degree.

Minimum 3 years professional experience working with Cisco routers, firewalls and switches. 

Minimum 1 year professional experience working with Linux operating system.

Desired Competencies:

Ability to organize and manage student instruction.

Experience teaching or working closely and effectively with a diverse student population.

Demonstrate sensitivity to students with diverse academic, socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds and students with disabilities. 

Excellent interpersonal skills including written and oral with the ability to communicate effectively with a diverse professional, community, and student population. 

Ability and willingness to successfully interact with students, faculty and administrators.

Ability to work independently as well as a team player.

Team player that is self-motivated with strong organizational and planning skills. 

Knowledge and skill in a variety of computer usage and software are required.


Reports To: Business Manager, IT/Professional Development, Workforce Development Center

Position Level: Adjunct                                                                                                                  

Compensation: $40 per hour for delivery of training

Contractual Affiliation: N/A

Status: Part-time



Cincinnati State Technical and Community College, as well as its individual academic divisions, is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in all its activities and programs, including employment and promotion. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, religion, sex, sexual-orientation, age, physical disabilities, veteran or marital status. Cincinnati State is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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