Adjunct Instructor - Law Enforcement

Apr 25, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical
Institution Type
Community College

Job Description: POSITION TITLE: ADJUNCT INSTRUCTOR - LAW ENFORCEMENT STATUS: Part time DEPARTMENT: Health and Public Services DIVISION: Academic Affairs CLASSIFICATION: Exempt UNION: Adjunct Faculty REPORTS TO: Department Chair PLACEMENT: Faculty MINIMUM PAY RATE: Refer to current adjunct faculty contract Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential responsibilities. The student population at the college is diverse in ethnicity, gender, language, age and background. Joliet Junior College is an AA/EO employer and strongly encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of its faculty. POSITION SUMMARY Requires practical application of law enforcement education, police procedure development and administration. An adjunct community college instructor is an instructor hired for one semester to teach one or more courses for which he/she is qualified to teach. The adjunct instructor reports to the appropriate Instructional Coordinator and/or Department Chair; provides quality instruction for the assigned courses. The instructor works with full-time faculty in assessing students and following all course guidelines. Willingness to teach at other campus sites is required. Adjunct instructors may submit preferences for locations and loads. Position is subject to all terms and provisions of the Joliet Junior College adjunct faculty contract. ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND KEY RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Coordinate teaching materials required for law enforcement education with Department Chair. 2. Develop, coordinate and upgrade curriculum and teaching materials required by state and federal regulations for law enforcement programs. 3. Teach classes in appropriate instructional area. 4. Participate in annual student and chair/coordinator evaluations. 5. Comply with departmental curriculum, grading standards, attendance policies, textbook choices, and assessments, and other established processes. 6. Attend classes regularly; return college reports, credentials, and other requested documentation in a timely manner; effectively communicate with appropriate staff and chair. 7. Comply with all legal and ethical obligations, including FERPA, ADA, and other regulatory legislations. Communicate discrepancies to appropriate officials. 8. Commit to furthering the mission, goals, and core values of the college at all times. 9. Meet other contractual obligations as spelled out in the Joliet Junior College adjunct faculty contract. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS 1. Associate's degree in the field of instruction. 2. Successful completion of a state-recognized law enforcement academy. 3. 5 years as a full-time municipal police officer, with a combination of education, training and tested experience. 4. Ability to advise students, interpret data and provide analysis on data. 5. Ability to positively interact with a diverse college community, and establish cooperative working relationships. 6. Effective human relation, oral and written communications. 7. Expertise in appropriate technologies for instruction. 8. Demonstrated commitment to teaching and learning. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS 1. Bachelor's degree in the field of instruction or a related field. 2. Experience in academic instruction in a post-secondary environment. 3. Completion of instructor training coursework at a recognized state or federal institute (i.e the FBI, the Police Training Institute at University of Illinois, the Northwestern Traffic Institute, the Illinois State Police, etc). 4. 10 years as a full-time municipal police officer. PHYSICAL DEMANDS 1. Standard classroom equipment and software. WORKING CONDITIONS 1. Classroom teaching environment. Application Procedures: "Apply to this Job at" Application Deadline: Open until filled All offers of employment are contingent upon the following: * Satisfactory results of a background check * Post-offer, pre-employment physical exam in circumstances where the nature of the work renders it appropriate or where Federal law or regulation requires Joliet Junior College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action college supporting diversity. ANNUAL CLERY SAFETY REPORT (ASR) NOTICE FIRE SAFETY REPORT (FSA) and MISSING PERSON POLICY (MPP) FOR STUDENTS RESIDING IN "ON CAMPUS" STUDENT HOUSING Joliet Junior College is committed to assisting members of the JJC community in providing for their own safety and security. The annual CLERY security compliance document along with the Fire Safety Report (FSR) and the Missing Person Policy (MPP) for students residing in "on campus" student housing is available at the JJC Police Department website : along with other safety information. If you would like to receive the ASR, FSR or MPP in booklet form, you may stop by the Campus Police Department located on Main Campus in G 1013 or call Campus Police at 815-280-2234. The website and booklet contain information regarding campus security and personal safety such as crime prevention and reporting, police law enforcement authority, disciplinary procedures and other related security policies. They also contain information about crime statistics for the three previous years for all JJC campuses, property owned and controlled by JJC District 525 and on public property immediately adjacent to JJC campuses. This information is required by law and is made available by the Joliet Junior College Police Department.

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