Adjunct Faculty: Criminal Justice (Chelsea High School)

Job description

Category: Adjunct Faculty

Department: Criminal Justice

Locations: Boston, MA

Posted: Aug 06, '18

Type: Adjunct Faculty

Ref No.: ADJ

About Bunker Hill Community College:

Bunker Hill Community College is the largest community college in Massachusetts, serving more than 14,000 students each semester across all modes of instruction. Ranked among the 25 fastest growing public two-year colleges in the United States, BHCC is a multi-campus institution with vibrant, urban campuses in Boston, MA, in nearby Chelsea, MA, and at three satellite locations within the Greater Boston area. BHCC is part of the Massachusetts public higher education system, which includes 15 community colleges.

BHCC offers 103 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 fifty percent are women.

Bunker Hill Community College BHCC is nationally recognized as a Leader College by Achieving the Dream and is one of four colleges awarded the National Gates Foundation Achieving the Dream Catalyst grant.


BHCC is a progressive institution guided by five goals: to Foster Student Success, Strengthen Career, Transfer and Workforce Readiness, Advance Diversity, Inclusion and Equity and Develop the College's Infrastructure. The College is committed to a learning community teaching/learning environment and, as an Achieving the Dream institution, is focused on data-driven student success.

Living in Boston:

Boston prides itself on being one of the most livable cities in America with twenty-one diverse neighborhoods offering exceptional medical facilities, vibrant neighborhood business districts, museums, galleries and an extensive network of parks and outdoor recreational areas. Unemployment consistently tracks lower than the national average and job growth in 2014 and 2015 were ahead of projections. Eighty-plus colleges and a quarter of a million college students in the area make Boston one of the country's "youngest major metropolis," according to Boston magazine. Suburbs outside of Boston offer affordable housing options with easy access to public transportation.

Job Description:

Adjunct instructor is needed to teach the following Dual Enrollment course at Chelsea High School. This is an introductory course for Chelsea High School students in the Early College Program. Taking this course is an opportunity for high school students to learn about the Criminal Justice System.

CRJ-117 Street Law: This course examines the origins of the American Legal System through an analysis of its function, sources and its varied aspects. This course introduces students to fundamental criminal law and constitutional law principles, and provides a platform for guided discussions of important public policy issues concerning, crime, discrimination, healthcare, and immigration. The course uses the latest instructional technology including e-portfolios, case studies, simulated legal exercises, small group exercises and analytical thought problems to develop higher-level thinking skills that prepare students for other course work in criminal justice, law, sociology, history, and government.


  • Juris Doctorate or Master's Degree in Criminal Justice or related field
  • Availability to teach Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1:20-2:35 PM at Chelsea High School
  • CORI and additional background check required for teaching at high school location
  • Proven ability to work with diverse faculty, staff and student population
  • Community college teaching experience preferred
  • High school teaching experience preferred

Additional Information:


Salary: 1,066.00 per credit hour

Effective Date: Fall semester, 2018; open until filled

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Submit a Cover Letter Addressing the Required Qualifications, Resume, Transcripts and Contact Information for 3 References

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Posted: 12/5/2018
Application Due: 12/29/2018
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