Adjunct Criminal Justice Faculty - Alma High School, Alma MI

Alma, Michigan
Jun 21, 2018
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.

This course assignment occurs at Alma High School and involves primarily teaching face-to-face Criminal Justice classes in a dual enrollment environment.  Classes would run Monday-Friday, roughly between the time of 12 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Specific class times are still to be determined.

** Position is posted until filled.  Review of applications to begin will begin on June 1, 2018**.


  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.
  • Is creative and can demonstrate a dynamic teaching style conducive to dual enrolled students.


  • 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 three years in a criminal justice or corrections background.

Working Environment:

Normal classroom and/or laboratory environments with little, if any discomfort due to heat, dust, noise and the like. Course assignments will be at Alma High School, but could also include both campuses.  Assignments will primarily be during the day, but could also include night classes or courses taught in an online environment, if needed. Ability to travel to Alma High School, Harrison, and Mt. Pleasant campus locations.

Note: This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a person assigned to this job.  It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties that may be performed by a person so classified.  Incumbents may be asked to perform additional duties as required by his/her supervisor.

MMCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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