Professor of Practice in IT Management & Cybersecurity and Associate Director for Applied Computing Programs

New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Job description

Location: New Orleans, LA, US

Organization Name: School of Professional Advancement

Posting Summary


The Professor of Practice and Associate Director of Applied Computing programs is responsible for the development, implementation and ongoing administration of online graduate, and certificate programs in fields related to IT Management and Cybersecurity. This includes development and revision of courses and the curriculum of the program in collaboration with faculty and the school administration. The associate program director also recruits and evaluates a largely adjunct faculty to teach online, and may provide academic advisement to graduate students in the program(s) and to prospective students. In collaboration with the program director,the associate director will provide direction of online programs. As a Professor of Practice, teaching and service duties are also included.


  • Masters degree (PhD preferred) in Computer Science, IT or related field
  • Demonstrable knowledge and experience with information security best practices
  • Teaching experience in post-secondary institutions.
  • Online teaching experience or experience with online learning
  • Minimum of 5 years of occupational experience in IT systems,network administration, or systems/network architecture with experience with, and responsibility for, cybersecurity.
  • Applicant has formally presented on cybersecurity topics at commercial/industry/government trade show or conference
  • IT-related experience in both Commercial and Government sectors
  • Possess or ability to earn the following certifications: CompTIA Network+, CompTIA Security+,Certified Ethical Hacker, CISSP or CompTIA CISM
  • Familiarization with and frequent use of social media as a means of professional communication within the IT domain


  • Ability to develop and deliver creative, innovative and rigorous higher education programs.
  • Ability to develop and maintain industry relationships that lead to adjunct faculty recruitment, internship and job opportunities for students and graduates, and feedback on the academic programs.
  • Ability to support development and implementation of online courses and programs.
  • Excellent administrative skills.
  • Ability to provide quality academic advisement to working adult students.
  • Excellent written and communication skills.
  • Ability to work well with individuals of various ages and background.

Tulane is an EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled employer.

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Tulane is an EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled employer.