Adjunct Faculty: Geographic Information Systems-CIT - Bunker Hill Community College in Boston Massachusetts

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Bunker Hill Community College

Boston, Massachusetts

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Job Description:

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) are a powerful way to access, map, and analyze geographic information.  This course provides an introduction to the concepts of GIS and geospatial analysis of databases.  Through a series of lectures, hands-on computer based exercises, and web enhanced modules, students will learn how to use Microsoft Excel to manage database information, analyze geospatial data, and create maps using GIS tools and software.  This course is designed as a core requirement for the A.S. Environmental Science program but can also be used as a stand-along course to compliment a wide range of academic disciplines to map resources and other mapping related functions of planning and management.  This course can serve as a feeder course into a full GIS Certificate program. This course will be offered as a “on ground”  course.  Course meets 2.5 hours lecture; 1.5 hours lab.


  • Bachelors degree in Geography, Earth Science, Oceanography, or related discipline or Master's degree preferred
  • Classroom experience teaching at the community college or at university level
  • Knowledge of ARC GIS Software software
  • Relevant and current professional credentials preferred
  • Requires a sensitivity to, and understanding of, the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.
  • Experience with Learning Communities or openness to engaging in the teaching of Learning Communities
  • Proven ability to work with a diverse faculty, staff and student population


Bunker Hill Community College is a multi-campus institution with vibrant, urban campuses in Boston, Massachusetts, in nearby Chelsea, Massachusetts, and at three satellite locations in the Greater Boston area. Recently re-certified as a Leader College by Achieving the Dream, BHCC is part of the Massachusetts public higher education system, which includes 15 community colleges. Founded in 1973, BHCC is the largest community college in Massachusetts, serving more than 14,000 students each semester across all modes of instruction. The College offers more than 100 certificate and degree programs that prepare students to enter four-year institutions or to enter the workforce prepared for better and more highly skilled jobs. Sixty-seven percent of students are people of color and more than 50 percent are women.

Additional Information

Salary: $986.00 Per Credit Hour

Effective Date: Spring semester, 2015.  Open until filled.

Application Instructions

Submit a Cover Letter Addressing the Required Qualifications, Resume and Contact Information for 3 References through the URL and please fill out the online application to:

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  • Information Science
  • Community College Sciences
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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Visiting / Adjunct
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter