Job Details

SUNY Orange County Community College
  • Position Number: 5301290
  • Location: Middletown, NY
  • Position Type: Science - Computer Science

Adjunct Instructor - Computer Science & Technology

Department: Computer Science & Technology
Locations: Middletown, NY
Posted: May 31, 2024
Closes: Aug 1, 2024 - 11:59 PM EDT
Type: Part-time
Position ID: 177245

About SUNY Orange:

Orange County Community College (SUNY Orange), located in the scenic Hudson Valley, is a multi-campus College with locations in the cities of Middletown and Newburgh, NY. We proudly claim the distinction of being the first county-sponsored New York State Community College. And, for over 70 years, SUNY Orange has been the primary workforce provider and educational resource for residents of Orange County and neighboring counties.

Our students come from all walks of life and are committed to their education and career development. Our graduates speak highly of a curriculum that challenges them and prepares them upon graduation to be competitive and successful if they are directly entering the workforce or to thrive when they transfer to four-year institutions. SUNY Orange values diversity, has been certified as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and has been named a Military Friendly college.

The College seeks dynamic individuals eager to engage in thoughtful, energetic and impactful leadership, and to help shape the future of a College that is respected within its community. If you desire the opportunity to mold the members of our diverse student body into the accomplished professionals and leaders they wish to become, crave an administrative atmosphere where creativity and forward-thinking ideas are welcomed, and are willing to roll up your sleeves to make it all happen, we encourage you to consider joining our College community.

Job Description:

SUNY Orange is recognized for its excellence in teaching and takes pride in its role in educating the next generation of students.

The Computer Science & Technology department invites applications for the Fall 2024 semester from individuals with a commitment to excellence in teaching students from diverse backgrounds.

We are currently seeking Adjunct Instructors to teach the following course:

Intro to applied Logic via Scripting (Python): Students will be introduced to basic coding and computational problem solving using a contemporary scripting language. Topics include the Python shell, the interpreter, problem solving techniques, variables and expressions, conditional branching, loops, objects, and basic data structures. Labs will present problems that require the student to clearly understand the task, analyze the relevant data, and develop critical thinking skills that will lead to the best possible programming solution.

Teaching assignments will be in person on the Middletown and/or Newburgh campuses.


Education Required:
Bachelor's degree or higher in an IT, Computer Science or Technology Education field.

Experience Required: Knowledge and/or experience in programming language.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Worker Characteristics:

  • Master's degree in an IT, Computer Science or Technology Education field.
  • Teaching experience.
  • Knowledge and/or experience in Python Scripting.
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
  • Experience mentoring students.

    Additional Information:

    Deadline for Applying: August 1, 2024

    Position begins Fall 2024 semester (on or about August 26, 2024).

    Orange County Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identification, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, veteran status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction or any other category protected by law. The College adheres to all federal and state civil rights laws prohibiting discrimination in public institutions of higher education. Inquiries regarding this non-discrimination policy may be directed to: Iris Martinez-Davis, Civil Rights Compliance Officer, 115 South Street, Middletown NY 10940, (845) 341-4662,

    Application Instructions:

    Create a SUNY Orange Employment Account by clicking on the APPLY NOW button. Upload the following documents, which are required for consideration:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • References: Include three (3) professional references (including names, phone numbers and e-mail addresses). References will not be contacted without prior permission of the candidate.
  • Orange County Community College values a diverse and inclusive community. Please include in your cover letter an answer to the following questions:
    1. How has diversity and inclusion played a part in your career?
    2. How would you bring that insight into your position at the college?

    After submitting your resume the subsequent pages will enable you to upload the additional documents.

    Official transcripts will be required upon employment. Foreign transcripts which are not accompanied by an evaluation from an approved agency may not be reviewed. Applicants may contact NACES (National Association of Credential Evaluating Service) at to obtain a list of members providing this service. Any expenses incurred for this service must be borne by the applicant. Foreign transcript translations by applicant or educational institution are not acceptable.

    All applicants must have the legal right to accept employment in the United States. SUNY Orange does not support visa applications.

    Employment at the College may be subject to the favorable result of a background investigation.

    To apply:

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