Adjunct Faculty-Criminal Justice

Roxbury Crossing, MA
Oct 12, 2019
Position Type
Institution Type
Community College
Category:: Adjunct
Department:: Criminal Justice
Locations:: Roxbury Crossing, MA
Posted:: Oct 11, 2019
Closes:: Open Until Filled
Type:: Faculty

About Roxbury Community College:

Roxbury Community College is an urban, public, 2-year college serving a diverse community including peoples of color, recent immigrants and nontraditional populations. The College mission is to facilitate student success in achieving educational goals through the delivery of high quality transfer and career programs. RCC strives to honor traditional commitments, and to be responsive to new challenges and insights through workforce training, ESOL and community education.

Job Description:

Roxbury Community College invites qualified candidates in Criminal Justice to apply to teach as an adjunct faculty member starting in Spring 2020. The successful candidate will have experience working in a multicultural environment and teaching related coursework at the college level. (S)he can envision working closely with the Criminal Justice Program Coordinator and Associate Vice President for Workforce Programs, to create curricula that lead to an Associate of Science in Criminal Justice, but also fully prepare students to enter the workforce or transfer to four-year institutions for additional study. Current courses in the Criminal Justice curriculum include, but are not limited to:

  • Introduction to Criminology
  • Law Enforcement Operations
  • Juvenile Justice System
  • Constitutional Law
  • The Criminal Mind

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare and distribute syllabi which inform students about course requirements, grading requirements, testing assignments, attendance policy, and other information for each course assigned.
  • Prepare, administer, and grade assignments and examinations in a timely manner to inform students about their progress.
  • Encourage use of support services by students. Collaborate with support services staff to ensure that information is being shared and discussed.
  • Follow procedures related to the Registrar's office, including grade reports and deadlines; attendance record reports; withdrawal deadlines; class changes; and time and room scheduling.


Required Qualifications:

  • A Master's Degree in Criminal Justice, Criminology or related field.
  • At least five years of experience in criminal justice or a related field.
  • At least three years of higher education teaching experience.
  • Ability to seamlessly integrate technology into the classroom and experience teaching online or hybrid courses.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of high-impact instructional practices in higher education that incorporate learner-center methodologies.
  • Experience working well with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds and varying levels of academic preparation.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Teaching experience in a community college.
  • Experience with the use of Jenzabar Learning Management System or other similar system.

Additional Information:

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act requires all institutes of higher education to disclose campus policy statements and crime statistics. Our annual report is available at

Appointment is subject to SORI (Sexual Offense Registry Information) background check, and a publicly accessible Massachusetts CORI (Criminal Offense Registry Information) background check.

Roxbury Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation, or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative Action Officer/Title IX Coordinator, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.

Application Instructions:

To be considered for this position, applicants should submit a resume and a cover letter.

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