Instructor, Administration of Justice

Job description

The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District is seeking an Instructor, Administration of Justice, who will serve as program coordinator and primary instructor for the Administration of Justice Program at Las Positas College in Livermore, California.

This position reports directly to the Division Dean.

Job Title Instructor, Administration of Justice
Position Type Faculty
Position Code 3FSS13
Pay Rate (or Annual Salary) $57,665 - $88,687/annual
Job Location Las Positas College, 3000 Campus Hill Dr., Livermore, CA 94551
Department Math, Science, Engineering & Public Safety
Representative Duties

1. Ability to effectively and enthusiastically teach Administration of Justice courses including, but not limited to: introduction to Administration of Justice, Report Writing, Corrections, Probation and Parole, Crime and Delinquency, Evidence, Laws of Arrest Search and Seizure, Investigations, Ethics, Community Relations, Narcotics, Gangs, Criminology, Patrol Procedures, Sex Crimes, and Domestic Violence;

2. Ability to coordinate the program and perform related duties, manage instructional equipment, and program and community outreach as assigned, and including timely compliance with reporting and administrative responsibilities associated with program-specific accreditation including POST courses taught through Alameda County Sheriff’s Office Justice Training Center;

3. Ability to design and implement innovative teaching methodologies in the above mentioned curriculum;

4. Recruit, mentor, and advise adjunct instructors;

5. Demonstrated knowledge of current state curriculum (POST) and accreditation standards for course and program development and instruction;

6. Ability to develop partnerships with the local community (e.g. industry, public agencies or facilities, K-12, ROP, and Explorer programs), and recruit for and serve on program advisory boards;

7. Demonstrated knowledge of methods of instruction, testing, and assessment of students;

8. Commitment to effective collaboration with administrators, faculty, staff, and public safety program faculty and manager to increase support and success for students;

9. Participate in campus professional activities, which include, but are not limited to: committee membership, curriculum development, staff meetings, and community outreach;

10. Ability to contribute to the total operation of the instructional program including fulfilling Department, Division, and College responsibilities as well as within the community and the District;

11. Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written form;

12. Ability to adapt instructional techniques to accommodate varied learning styles, and utilize a variety of teaching modalities including distance and hybrid learning;

13. Ability to seek and support professional growth and demonstrate career objectives consistent with the mission of Las Positas College;

14. Availability to teach morning, afternoon, evening, weekend, distance learning, and/or off-campus classes when scheduled as part of the regular teaching assignment, to teach outdoors and in sometimes inclement conditions, as well as the ability to effectively demonstrate operational law enforcement techniques;

15. Evidence of a sensitivity to and an understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical or learning disabilities.

Minimum Education and Experience

Any bachelor’s degree or higher and two years of professional experience, OR any associate degree and six years of professional experience OR equivalent.

You will be required to upload your transcripts. You must upload all applicable transcripts, credentials and/or certificates required to meet minimum qualifications for the position for which you are applying. Any degrees earned outside the United States must have an official US evaluation (course by course) of the transcripts and must be submitted with the application. In the case that the file you are uploading is too large or you do not have your transcripts readily available, please upload a document in place of stating you will be sending the documents to the Office of Human Resources, 7600 Dublin Boulevard, 3rd Floor, Dublin, CA 94568, or by fax (925) 485-5254, by 5:00 p.m. (PST) on the closing date.

*Degrees in Progress: To be conferred on or before July 1, 2018 will be considered, provided that the applicant also submits (1) an up-to-date transcript, (2) a photocopy of the degree requirement from the school catalog, and (3) proof of current course(s) and enrollment. Please provide your explanation and background material by using the optional document upload called “Other Document”. If you are unable to upload the above, please upload a document in its place and state you will be sending the documents to the Office of Human Resources, 7600 Dublin Boulevard, 3rd Floor, Dublin, CA 94568, by 5:00 p.m. (PST) on the closing date.

Applicants applying under the “Equivalent provision” must provide details that explain at time of application how their academic preparation is the equivalent of the degree listed above. Please provide your explanation by using the optional document upload called “Equivalency Statement”.

Desirable Qualifications

1. Teaching experience in Administration of Justice at the college level;

2. Experience in law enforcement or other criminal justice system agencies;

3. Graduate of the POST Instructor Development Course or similar adult teaching technique program;

4. Experience teaching POST Certified Courses;

5. Experience with criminal law, forensics, corrections, investigations, evidence, community policing, program coordination, supervisory, or management experience;

6. Experience with youth outreach.

Job Work Schedule

This position is full-time, tenure track, beginning Fall 2018. Employment will begin on or about August 16, 2018.

Physical Demands and Working Environment


Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F40P
Open Date 01/23/2018
Close Date 02/28/2018
Open Until Filled No
Notification to Applicants

The Chabot-Las Positas Community College District reserves the right to close or not fill any advertised position.

Instructions for Personal Qualifications Statement

The purpose of the personal qualifications statement is for you to provide information on how your education and experience relate to the requirements and duties of the position. There is no form to complete. Applicants are requested to provide their personal qualifications statement by uploading a document, the same way as you do for your cover letter.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. In no more than one page, provide a discussion of your teaching philosophy for Administration of Justice and what you believe are your responsibilities to Administration of Justice students. Upload a document and submit using the applicant document called "Response to Supplemental Question 1."

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. Describe a training program or course you have taught and the target audience. Provide detail about the agency you taught for, course structure, and your actual duties in the learning setting. Upload a document and submit using the applicant document called "Response to Supplemental Question 2."

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. Provide a sample course syllabus, written by you, for an introductory Administration of Justice course. Upload a document and submit using the applicant document called "Response to Supplemental Question 3."

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. In one page or less, discuss a personal innovation that you have used to improve student success. Upload a document and submit using the applicant document called "Response to Supplemental Question 4."

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed To Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcripts/Credentials
  4. Personal Qualifications Statement
  5. Response to Supplemental Question 1
  6. Response to Supplemental Question 2
  7. Response to Supplemental Question 3
  8. Response to Supplemental Question 4
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. Equivalency Statement






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Posted: 2/9/2018
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