Part-Time Professor - Computer Systems Technician Program

College Oshawa Durham College of Applied Arts and Technology

Part-Time Professor - Computer Systems Technician program

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Durham College is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from qualified individuals, including members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities.


Durham College is seeking an experienced and motivated professional who shares our commitment to quality and student success.  The School of Business, IT & Management requires a part-time professor to teach Network Administration II (NETW 5100), Network Administration IV (NETW 7100) and Network Administration V (NETW 8100)  in its Computer Systems Technician program.




Part-time recruitment is ongoing and is dependent on when courses are being taught and the need for faculty to teach.   

Part-time faculty teach up to 6 hours per week with varied schedules Monday through Thursday between 8:00 am and 9 pm and Fridays between 8:00 am and 6:00 pm. 

For more information about the different courses available, please look at the link to our School: "School of Business, IT & Management”


Network Administration I


In this course students will advance their base knowledge and skills by learning to configure, manage and troubleshoot enterprise services such as DNS, DHCP, RRAS, IPSec, DFS, WSUS, IPv6, NAP, and new server performance monitoring tools. Installing, configuring, and troubleshooting business server operating systems as part of a computer systems network represents a good portion of a network administrator’s tasks. By successfully completing this course, students will have exposure to the type of duties expected of network administrators. This course prepares students to continue their server operating system education in the NETW 6100 course in semester 5.

Network Administration IV


The goal of this course is to provide the skills needed to understand and implement Application Layer Firewalls. Working within a simulated business network environment, students will explore Firewall technologies, Penetration testing, network monitoring, and an examination of common attacks on Enterprise level networks. The need for Enterprise security policies and change management policies is emphasized. The installation, configuration, and troubleshooting of enterprise security services, such as Firewalls, are important tasks associated with network administration. By successfully completing this course, students will have exposure to the type of duties expected of network administrators.


Network Administration V


The goal of this course is to provide the skills needed to install, configure, manage, monitor and troubleshoot Microsoft Exchange Server. In particular, topics covered include installation, configuration, troubleshooting and building a secure Microsoft Exchange Server Network infrastructure. Hands-on projects and case studies help to give a more real world feel to the material covered and are varied in their scope and content. In the modern work environment email is a mission critical service that many businesses rely heavily upon for communication and collaboration. Microsoft Exchange server is one of the industry’s leading email application servers that can be used to provide email, calendaring and contact management functionality.


The responsibilities of Durham College Part-time Professors include, but are not limited to:


  • Creating a positive learning environment that accommodates students’ diverse cultural and educational backgrounds, experiences, and individual learning styles;
  • Utilizing principles of adult education to actively engage students in the learning process;
  • Effectively using educational technologies to support learning, manage and post grades, and deliver hybrid and on-line courses;
  • Developing curriculum that uses appropriate strategies and tools to assess student learning;
  • Ensuring that course and program curriculum is current and relevant;
  • Working independently and demonstrating initiative; and
  • Working effectively with students, the program team, and a variety of internal and external stakeholders.

    Required Skills:


    The ideal candidate will meet or exceed the following qualifications:


  • A relevant Master’s degree is preferred. A professional designation is an asset.
  • A minimum of three years of recent (within the past three years) and relevant work experience.
  • Teaching experience at the post-secondary level with a demonstrated understanding and application of Universal Design for Learning and current assessment methodologies.
  • Experience participating in industry-led or community-based applied research is an asset.
  • Demonstrated use of current technologies to support student learning and the management of grades.
  • Proven track record of life-long learning.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a variety of internal and external stakeholders including students, faculty, support staff, administrators and community stakeholders.
  • Understanding of the Ontario college system.

    To apply, please submit your resume below on-line.


    Preference will be given to candidates with relevant educational credentials and a proven track record of relevant work/teaching experience.  Applicants must have the appropriate accreditation or trade certification.


    Durham College provides accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout our hiring process. If you require this information in alternate format; require communication supports; an accommodation in applying for a posting and/or if you are selected for an interview, please contact our Human Resources (HR) department and an HR assistant will work with you to meet your needs. 


    T: 905.721.3073
    F: 905.721.3134

    In person: Campus Corners building, 2069 Simcoe Street North, Oshawa, Ont.


    We thank you for your interest in employment with Durham College however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


    Job Location
    Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
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