Dual Credit Law Enforcement faculty (DCLAE-19)

Job description

Category:: Casual
Department:: Academic Affairs
Locations:: Des Plaines and Skokie, IL
Posted:: Sep 20, 2019
Closes:: Open Until Filled
Type:: Dual Credit Instructor
Ref. No.:: DCLAE-20

About Oakton Community College :

Oakton Community College, a caring community of educators dedicated to excellence in teaching and learning, seeks dual credit Law Enforcement faculty to join our College. Applicants must be strong communicators and effective classroom facilitators who enjoy teaching in a student-centered environment.

Candidates with a commitment to working in a culturally competent environment are especially valued at Oakton.

We encourage applications from candidates who reflect the increasing diversity of Oakton's student body and community, who will enhance and promote engagement with other cultures, and have a demonstrated commitment to working with and as part of a multicultural faculty and diverse student body and community.

Located seventeen miles from downtown Chicago, Oakton serves northern Cook County with campuses in Des Plaines and Skokie, Illinois.

We have an opening for dual credit Law Enforcement faculty beginning with the Spring 2020 semester. Qualified applicants will currently be employed by Evanston Township High School as a teacher.

Job Description:

Oakton has an opening beginning with the Spring 2020 semester for dual credit Law Enforcement faculty to teach Introduction to Public Safety Careers - Fire, Police, and Emergency Medical Services - I.

Introduction to Public Safety Careers - Fire, Police, and Emergency Medical Services - I introduces three areas of public safety: fire, police, and Emergency Medical Services. Fire content instructs the student on fire department organization and operations, and general aspects of fire science. Police content instructs the student on police department organization and operations, and different criminal justice careers. Emergency Medical Services content instructs the student on emergency medical technician career paths and an introduction to health care professional careers. The students will be trained as a Citizen Emergency Response Team (CERT) member.


A Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice or a related field, and a minimum of one year of law enforcement work experience are required. Also required is current employment by Evanston Township High School in a teaching position.

Additional law enforcement work experience, and a Master's degree in Criminal Justice or related field (or Juris Doctor degree) are preferred.

Additional Information:

Part-time dual credit instructor hires and assignments are coordinated by Cindy Nijmeh at 847-635-1894 or [email protected]

Part-time instructors are hired on a semester-by-semester basis. A reasonable effort is made to assure the assignment of courses to more senior part-time faculty who are fully qualified by virtue of their education, training, work experience as related to current technology and pedagogical techniques, and who have had a history of successful performance at Oakton Community College.

All assignments are conditioned on sufficient enrollment. Once a course starts, the part time faculty member is expected to complete the course.

Please contact Matthew Robitaille at [email protected] if you have any questions or experience problems in submitting your application.

Oakton is accessible by public transportation.

Application Instructions:

Required documents for a complete application file include an application, cover letter, resume/c.v., official transcripts for the hiring credential, and 2 original, signed recommendation letters or college placement/credential file.

Interested applicants must submit their application, cover letter and resume/c.v. on the Oakton website. Please indicate the position code (DCLAE-20) on the cover letter.

Recommendation letters may either be submitted with original signature or e-mailed directly from the reference to [email protected]

Transcripts may either be submitted on official paper or as pdf copies of official transcripts e-mailed directly from the Registrar's Office to [email protected]

Transcripts and recommendation letters are required prior to appointment.

Official transcripts and original letters of recommendation or college placement/credential file should be mailed to: Faculty Search DCLAE-20, c/o Department of Human Resources, Oakton Community College, 1600 E. Golf Rd., Des Plaines, IL 60016.

Oakton Community College is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution, committed to employing competent, qualified individuals. Oakton Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, disability, age, marital status, military status, socioeconomic status, sex or gender, gender identity, or sexual orientation in admission to and participation in its educational programs, college activities and services, or in its employment practices.

Posted positions may be removed from the Oakton website without notice when it is determined that no additional applicants are required.




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Posted: 9/21/2019
Application Due: 9/26/2019
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