Adjunct - Security Driven Systems Administration - Traditional Campus - College of Science, Engineering and Technology
Make a Difference at Grand Canyon University
Shape the bright futures of Grand Canyon University students as an adjunct faculty member for the traditional ground campus in the College of Science, Engineering and Technology . Through hands-on, inquiry-based learning, the college provides an outlet for innovation and cross-disciplinary exposure. It also features pre-professional degrees in biology, alongside our degrees in information systems, and a forensic science and exercise science program.
As an adjunct faculty member, you’ll provide program instruction incorporating innovative teaching methodologies, cutting-edge technologies and other industry trends reflecting advancements in your discipline. If you are highly motivated and passionate about teaching exceptional quality instruction in modern facilities with smaller class sizes, we’d like to hear from you.
Course Description: ITT-430: Security Driven Systems Administration:
- This course covers the design, management, and maintenance of virtual enterprise and datacenter infrastructure. Students learn to use appropriate tools such as request tracking, monitoring, configuration management, virtualization, and scripting to administer and defend systems using documented, repeatable processes. Emphasis will be placed on volume management, directory services, and network-based authentication and file systems. Students develop automatic procedures for installations and file distribution. Prerequisites: MAT-154 and ITT-307.
Responsibilities include equipping students with the required skill set, facilitating classroom discussions, assessing student performance and preparing students to be successful leaders in their chosen profession. Other main responsibilities include the following:
- Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University.
- Preferred: Certified as Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) or Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) or VMware Certified Associate (VCA) or VMware Certified Professional (VCP) or CompTIA Network+ certified or CompTIA Security+ certified. Minimum: Masters (or higher) in Information Technology or Masters (or higher) in Computer Science or Masters (or higher) in Computer Information or Masters (or higher) in any related field AND 5 or more years experience managing enterprise domains using Microsoft Active Directory or Samba (in physical and virtual environments) AND experience of data centers, end-user management, disaster recovery/business continuity, change management, incident response, and implementation of enterprise-wide security policies and procedures. Preference given to those with additional skills in any of the following: 1.VMware 2. VCenter 3. Hyper-V 4. cloud solutions.
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