Adjunct Criminal Justice Faculty

Harrison, Michigan/Mt. Pleasant, Michigan
Mar 23, 2017
Position Type
Institution Type
Community College


Position involves preparing for and teaching courses in Criminal Justice in order to achieve course requirements and student success outcomes. Course assignments may occur in a classroom setting, learning lab, online or dual enrollment environment.

Review of resumes will begin April 14, 2017.  Position is open until filled.

Essential Job Functions:

1.               Teaches assigned classroom courses.

2.               Develops and updates syllabi for courses assigned and ensures course content and requirements meet the requirements of college and accreditation agencies.

3.               Develops appropriate assessment tools to determine course effectiveness and assures that student outcomes are achieved.

4.               Consistently assess learning outcomes and assist in developing strategies for quality improvement.

5.               Assesses student academic achievement and provides students with timely and meaningful feedback on progress in the course(s).

6.               Maintains and reports appropriate classroom records, to include student attendance and grades.

7.               Holds appropriate office hours for meeting with and assisting students.

8.               Maintains regular communication with full-time and adjunct faculty in the assigned departments(s), and the Library and Learning Services area, and Registrar and Retention Services.

9.               Works collaboratively with the Criminal Justice Coordinator in refining and modifying existing courses. 

10.            Attends and participates in staff meetings and in-service programs within the department and college-wide; serves on college committees as encouraged/assigned.

11.            Supports and serves as a role model for our mission, vision, and student service initiatives.

12.            Adheres to the policies, procedures, and compliance guidelines of the college. Ensures all communications and practices demonstrate support of the Ethics for Teaching Professionals.

13.            Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Knowledge of the Criminal Justice, Police, Courts, and Corrections systems.
  • Good understanding of colleges, Police Academies, and other related Criminal Justice organizations.
  • Good organizational, prioritization, interpersonal, and communication skills; exceptional written and verbal skills.
  • Ability to be a self-starter.
  • Ability to work well with others.
  • Strong ability to listen to students and instructors to resolve issues and create solutions in difficult situations.


  • Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice with significant education in Law Enforcement, state, or local corrections required. Master’s Degree preferred.


  • Minimum of five years in a diverse law enforcement background.

MMCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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