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Criminal Justice Adjunct Instructor & Instructional Assistant Pool (Part-time)

Employer
Chippewa Valley Technical College
Location
3623 Campus Rd.

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Faculty Jobs
Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Social Sciences, Criminal Justice
Position Type
Adjunct
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College
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Job Details

Overview and Responsibilities

Chippewa Valley Technical College (CVTC) is establishing a pool of qualified candidates to be considered when adjunct instructors, substitute instructors, or instructional assistants are needed for the Criminal Justice program or continuing education courses. Needs may become available prior to or during each semester. Criminal Justice programs include Criminal Justice and Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Academy. Continuing education (non-credit) course information can be found at https://www.cvtc.edu/continuing-education.

 

Upon successful submission of your application materials, you will be considered for future opportunities. CVTC will keep your application on file as a prospective candidate who could potentially fill a position when a need arises. If the need shall arise and review of your application materials result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted via the contact information provided on your application.

Adjunct instructors and instructional assistants are hired on a per course and/or as needed basis. Courses are taught face-to-face in classroom and lab settings in Eau Claire and River Falls, Wisconsin. Therefore, all instructors and instructional assistants must live within driving distance of at least one of these locations.

 

Adjunct Instructor Responsibilities:

CVTC adjunct instructors are dynamic partners for both students and the College. An adjunct instructor works with students beyond the classroom to ensure their success, models CVTC core abilities, and demonstrates commitment to excellence in program/course content and delivery. An adjunct instructor is able to work effectively in a collaborative environment; is willing to innovate and change to meet evolving program and industry needs; and demonstrates competency with use of technology that supports learning and teaching. Generally, an adjunct instructor will be hired to instruct specific open classes based upon the adjunct instructor’s qualifications and availability.

  • Deliver high-quality instruction through the planning and implementation of effective learning strategies and environments.
  • Create performance-based assessments aligned with competencies through formative and summative measures.
  • Promote student success through timely communication, growth-based feedback, and implementation of strategies that meet the needs of diverse learners.
  • Meet professional expectations by maintaining professional currency and contributing to a collaborative culture across the College.
  • Ability to model integrity through self-awareness, personal accountability, ethical behavior, quality standards, and sustainable practices.
  • Ability to think critically by applying problem solving practices, acquiring relevant information, using technology and other resources appropriately, and evaluating alternatives.
  • Ability to communicate effectively by speaking and writing clearly, concisely, and professionally; practicing active listening; reading critically and adapting communication for audience.
  • Ability to value diversity by recognizing personal biases, adapting to culturally diverse situations, and demonstrating a commitment to equity, inclusion, and respectful interactions with persons of diverse ethnic, cultural, social-economic, or educational backgrounds.
  • Basic knowledge of and skills with technology including software programs for communication, data collection, and decision making including, but not limited to, Microsoft Office Outlook, Word, and Excel.
  • Please view the Adjunct Instructor Position Description for additional roles and responsibilities of adjunct instructors at CVTC.

Instructional Assistant Responsibilities:

Instructional assistants assist instructors with the observation of scenario training and skill demonstration.

  • Assist students with demonstration of skills.
  • Provide students with feedback related to scenarios.
  • Complete student evaluation forms and skill performance checklists.
  • Ability to model integrity through self-awareness, personal accountability, ethical behavior, quality standards, and sustainable practices.
  • Ability to think critically by applying problem solving practices, acquiring relevant information, using technology and other resources appropriately, and evaluating alternatives.
  • Ability to communicate effectively by speaking and writing clearly, concisely, and professionally; practicing active listening; reading critically and adapting communication for audience.
  • Ability to value diversity by recognizing personal biases, adapting to culturally diverse situations, and demonstrating a commitment to equity, inclusion, and respectful interactions with persons of diverse ethnic, cultural, social-economic, or educational backgrounds.
  • Basic knowledge of and skills with technology including software programs for communication, data collection, and decision making including, but not limited to, Microsoft Office Outlook, Word, and Excel.
Qualifications

Adjunct Instructor Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Criminal Justice or related field with a minimum of 5 years (10,000 hours) of occupational experience as a certified law enforcement officer OR bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice or related field with a minimum of 7 years (14,000 hours) of occupational experience as a certified law enforcement officer.
  • At least 1 year (2,000 hours) of occupational experience must be within 5 years prior to date of hire. One year (2,000 hours) of recent related occupational experience may be waived if the instructor has at least 2 years of post−secondary teaching experience in the appropriate occupational field within 5 years prior to date of hire.
  • Five years of recent full-time experience as a certified Wisconsin law enforcement officer preferred.
  • Current certification as a General Law Enforcement Instructor through the State of Wisconsin Department of Justice, Law Enforcement Standards Board (LESB) and Bureau of Training and Standards or ability to obtain within one year of hire.
  • LESB Certification in at least one additional specialized topic or unified tactic preferred.
  • Patrol experience preferred.
  • Experience as an investigator preferred.
  • Prior teaching/training experience in criminal justice and law enforcement preferred.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record; includes meeting all requirements as indicated by CVTC’s insurance carrier.
  • Qualified per CVTC requirements at time of, and throughout, employment as an instructor. Must also meet and maintain Higher Learning Commission (HLC) requirements, Faculty Quality AssuranceStandards (FQAS), and/or other job specific licensing standards.

Instructional Assistant Qualifications:

  • Associate degree in Criminal Justice preferred.
  • Two years of related occupational experience preferred.

 

In evaluating candidates for this position, the College may consider a combination of education, training, and experience which provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities to perform duties of position.

 

As an equal opportunity/access employer and educator, CVTC is committed to creating and sustaining a diverse and inclusive environment. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

Benefits Summary

This position is not eligible for benefits.

 

 

 

CVTC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the college's non-discrimination policies: Director of Human Resources, 620 W. Clairemont Avenue, Eau Claire, WI 54701, 715-833-6334, WI Relay: 711

Organization

Working at Chippewa Valley Technical College

Mission

Chippewa Valley Technical College delivers innovative and applied education that supports the workforce needs of the region, improves the lives of students, and adds value to our communities.

Vision

Chippewa Valley Technical College is a dynamic partner for students, employers, and communities to learn, train, and succeed.

Location and Campuses

Chippewa Valley Technical College (CVTC) is part of the Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) and serves an eleven-county area in west central Wisconsin. The largest campus is located in Eau Claire and includes a Business Education Center and Health Education Center, plus a Manufacturing Education Center at the Gateway Campus and an Emergency Service Education Center and Energy Education Center at the West Campus. CVTC has regional centers in Chippewa Falls, Menomonie, Neillsville, and River Falls. The College is one of 16 WTCS colleges located throughout the state.

Student Profile

Student enrollment exceeds 8,000 credit students per year, plus over 9,000 non-credit students, with full-time equivalents of over 4,000. The median age of credit students is 24. Approximately 68% of students receive financial aid and 44% are Pell Grant students.

Programs and Placement

CVTC offers 110 programs, 35 certificates, and customized training to an average of 140 businesses annually. CVTC has an outstanding placement rate, 95% of graduates are employed within six months of graduation, with 87% in a related field. CVTC has nationally recognized faculty and state-of-the-art facilities and equipment. Business and industry leaders serve on advisory committees and help CVTC match its curriculum to the needs of today's workplace. Courses are offered at numerous locations in traditional classroom settings, as well as online and in a variety of blended and hybrid formats.

Commitment to Learning

We value all students and their diverse backgrounds and are committed to their learning and success in a global society. We act with honesty, integrity, and fairness and offer a safe and cooperative work environment where individuals care for each other and grow through open communication. We value the resources entrusted to us and work together to develop and continuously improve processes that support the creative pursuit of new ideas.

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