Instructor, Criminal Justice (Fall 2019)

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Posting Number 0000726 Position Title: Instructor, Criminal Justice (Fall 2019) Reports to:

Dean, Career & Workforce Education

Department: Career & Workforce Education Classification: Faculty If 'Classified,' 'Facilities,' or 'On-call,' hours per week: Full or Part-time: Full Time Job Summary:

Provides instruction, outreach, and other professional contributions aligned with the mission and strategic goals of the College and the Academic Services Unit. Develops, implements, and maintains currency of courses, programs, and curricula in assigned program/discipline. Creates an innovative and engaging learning environment.

Essential Functions:

1.Designs and delivers effective instruction as assigned through traditional, online, and hybrid formats, using course outlines approved by the College Curriculum Council.
2.Advises students within academic discipline (or closely related field) and holds posted office hours, as required by the faculty contract.
3.In collaboration with departmental colleagues, designs/selects and implements appropriate assessment of student learning at the course and program level.
4.Assists department chair in developing class schedules and department budget, when appropriate.
5.In collaboration with department chair or chair’s designee, selects and orders course textbooks in a timely fashion.
6.Submits contract, grades, and other required paperwork within prescribed timelines.
7.Assists department chair in orienting and mentoring new full-time and adjunct faculty, as needed.
8.Contributes to the College’s governance by serving on instructional committees, task forces, or other College-wide workgroups and attends departmental, divisional, and college-wide meetings.
9.Recommends equipment and software needs to Academic Dean.
10.Develops and maintains relationships with appropriate external constituencies (e.g., area high schools, community agencies, advisory committees).
11.Collaborates with instructional administration in conducting program/discipline area reviews and other continuous improvement activities in teaching and learning, including periodic curriculum reviews.
12.Effectively integrates the use of instructional technology in instruction, when appropriate.
13.Remains current in the discipline taught as well as in current trends in teaching methodologies for their specific discipline.
14.Participates in graduation exercises.
15.Contributes to decision-making in a productive manner.
16.Participates, as requested by instructional administration, in the interviewing and selection process for full-time faculty.
17.Maintains the highest ethical standards in relationships with constituencies, research activities, and business dealings with and on behalf of the College, per College policy.
18.Performs other duties as assigned.

Other Duties: Accountabilities:

Under the direct supervision of the Dean of Career and Workforce Development, each faculty member is responsible for satisfying the educational, administrative, and fiscal requirements inherent in her/his position. May supervise paraprofessional and/or student employees.

Job Specifications:

A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a Criminal Justice or related field and the equivalent of at least two years of full time relevant work experience required; Master’s degree preferred. Industry certifications such as MCOLES Licensed Law Enforcement Officer or Police Academy Certificate desirable. Experience in any of the following areas: Homeland Security, Corrections, Private Sector Security, NIMS/NRF/ICS, Intelligence, Counterterrorism, Probation, Disaster Preparedness, Court Services, Emergency Management and Response, or Law Enforcement strongly desired. Must be highly motivated and self-directed in building a high-quality educational program and relationships with business, industry, and college partners. One year of relevant Criminal Justice instructional experience and curriculum development required. Strong interpersonal and communication skills required.

Grade: Salary Range: Placement on Faculty Grid Based on Education and Experience Special Instructions to Applicants:

Initial application screening will begin immediately. Appointment begins Fall 2019.

Official college transcripts required upon hire.

Open Date: 01/07/2019 Closing Date: Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice or related field and the equivalent of at least two years of full time relevant work experience?
    • Yes
    • No
    • No response
  2. * Do you have one or more years of relevant Criminal Justice instructional experience and curriculum development?
    • Yes
    • No
    • No response
Required Documents Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Philosophy
Optional Documents




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    Posted: 1/22/2019
    Application Due: 5/20/2019
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