Adjunct - Criminal Justice Instructor

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Adjunct - Criminal Justice Instructor

Adjunct - Criminal Justice Instructor
Posted Date: 12/18/2019

Salary Range: Paid per credit hour

Position Information and Requirements:
Position Purpose

Under the direct supervision of the CJ Program Manager, performs the following functions Provide instructional services; Engage in continuous professional development in both teaching and Criminal Justice specific theory and practices; Participate in department activities; Participate in new student enrollment activities (recruitment, registration, Discover Hocking, and Showcase); Participate in Academic Affairs and other institutional activities; Maintains a safe working area and conditions.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • PROVIDES INSTRUCTIONAL SERVICES: Assist with development of Criminal Justice program course outcomes and curriculum which are consistent with Academic Affairs, department, and Criminal Justice program goals; convey course outcomes and expectations to students according to college policies; use appropriate learner-centered instructional methods; provide evaluation methods appropriate to stated outcomes; evaluate student learning in a fair manner; posts and maintains accurate records of evaluation and course work including attendance; submit grades as required and on time; regularly seeks feedback on course delivery and student learning; participate in college evaluation system of instructional services; revise/update courses regularly.
  • PERFORMS STUDENT RECRUITMENT ACTIVITIES: Assist with the recruitment and placement of criminal justice and other Hocking College students; advise student having difficulty in class; maintain appropriate files; direct students to appropriate department and College resources; maintain confidentiality;
  • ENGAGES IN CONTINUOUS PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN BOTH TEACHING AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE THEORY AND PRACTICE: Formulate and implement goals for growth; identify own professional development needs consistent with the mission of the College, Academic Affairs, and department; maintain or attain appropriate certification; licensure, or credentialing; seek appropriate resources to meet goals for continuous improvement
  • PARTICIPATES IN PUBLIC SAFETY SERVICES DEPARTMENT ACTIVITIES: Work cooperatively with others to accomplish the goals of the department and technology; share expertise and materials with other department members; work constructively to resolve individual and department concerns; actively participate in technology and department activities and meetings; follow departmental policies.
  • PARTICIPATES IN ACADEMIC AFFAIRS AND INSTITUTIONAL ACTIVITIES: Is familiar with the mission and philosophy of Hocking College; follows Hocking College policies and procedures; promote a positive working relationship across technology, department, and community lines; participate in Academic Affairs and institutional activities and committees; participate in student enrollment activities (recruiting and registration), contribute to the assessment of student academic achievement; At all times maintains a safe working area and conditions.

  • A bachelor's or master's degree in Criminal Justice or related field or a master's degree and a cohesive set of at least 18 semester credit hours of graduate coursework. Will consider a bachelor's with 5 additional (in addition to the existing experience requirement) years of fulltime professional work in the Criminal Justice field
  • 3-5 years of experience working in the Criminal Justice Field
  • Evidence of excellence in teaching at the college level
  • Familiar with Moodle/BlackBoard
  • Degree must be from a regionally or nationally accredited institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent as verified by a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc.
  • Evidence of professional development in the field of concentration as demonstrated by activity in professional associations, consultative practice; participation in seminars, workshops, and formal coursework, and individual reading and research.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Strong technology skills including usage of email, student information system, and learning management system
  • Organizational, record-keeping, and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of subject area.
  • Knowledge of educational theory and application.
  • Knowledge of learners and individual learning styles.
  • Interest in and commitment to the learner-centered educational process.
  • Educational technology skills.
  • Confidentiality.
  • Caring attitude toward students.
  • Learning and self-motivation skills.
  • Willingness to extend self to help students succeed.
  • Knowledge of College resources available to students.
  • Knowledge of organizational structure.
  • Current knowledge of programs, objectives, and requirements.
  • Openness to suggestions for improvement.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Flexibility in dealing with others.
  • Ability to work as a team member.
  • Ability to prioritize work.
  • Behaves in accordance with Hocking College and Academic Affairs mission, goals, and values.
  • Positive attitude.
  • Knowledge of safe working conditions

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Posted: 1/20/2021
Application Due: 5/28/2021
Work Type: Part Time