Instructor, Criminal JusticeCampus:
Newton Campus Career AcademyJob Number:
Fall Semester 2022Job Category:
Faculty PositionsApplication & Position Contact Information:
Human Resources at (515) 964-6479 or [email protected] for information concerning the application process. Terry Norton at 641-791-5165 or [email protected] for information concerning the position or your status once the position has closed.Salary Information:
Per Faculty Salary ScheduleJob Summary:
Provides competency-based quality instruction in accordance with the stated philosophy and objectives of the College in classroom, lab and clinical settings. Assignment may include evening or off-campus teaching, individualized and/or competency-based instruction and/or online/distance learning.Essential Functions:
This position teaches Criminal Justice courses at the DMACC Newton Campus for both the Career Academy (High School) and credit programs.
Teaches assigned courses in the classroom and online in accordance with course competencies and syllabi. Develops and/or utilizes a variety of instructional strategies, techniques and delivery methods designed to meet the individual learning styles of students. Fosters a safe and civil learning environment. Develops and maintains current course syllabi and outlines; prepares lecture/lab and class materials. Informs students about course requirements, evaluation procedures, and attendance policies. Works collegially in an academic environment; participates in College and program projects, events, and committee work, including advisory committee activities and advising student organizations. Monitors, evaluates, and documents student attendance, progress and competency attainment; submits related reports as required. Maintains established office hours and is otherwise available to assist students outside of the classroom. Participates in the ongoing development and revision of curriculum and course materials and competencies, and in the selection of textbooks and other instructional materials/equipment. Advises students regarding their academic needs and refers them for additional assistance as needed. Promotes the College and the program and assists in recruiting and marketing the program to prospective students. Participates in professional development activities and stays current in his/her field.Required Qualifications:
Master’s degree in Criminal Justice, Law or related field (Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, Public Administration or Homeland Security) or any Master’s degree with at least 18 graduate semester credits in a combination of Criminal Justice, Law or one of the listed related fields.Desired Qualifications:
Three years of non-teaching related experience.Ability to function effectively in a team environment.
Demonstrated effectiveness working with populations having diverse values, and/or coming from varied cultures and backgrounds.
Teaching Experience.Physical Requirements:
Experience working within the criminal justice system of law enforcement, courts, or corrections, or closely allied occupations.
Ability to use and apply alternative instructional delivery systems to enhance learning.
Experience in curriculum development and assessment.
Constant: Frequent: Occasional:
- Lift Knuckle to Waist 20 lbs
- Lift Floor to Waist < 10 lbs
- Carry 20 lbs
- Push/pull horizontal < 20 lbs
- Push/pull vertical < 5 lbs up to 84 in
- Lateral Pinch
- Forward & Overhead Reach
- Neck Flexion, Extension & Rotation
- Fine Motor Coordination
- Hand & Foot Coordination
- Ability to be Mobile
Mobility accommodations will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis and determined by the essential functions of this position.Physical Demand Category:
LightPost offer, Pre-Employment Physical Test:
9 month per year positionPosting Date:
05/13/2022Deadline for Submitting Applications:
05/30/2022Open Until Filled:
NoSpecial Instructions to Applicants:
DMACC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer and embraces diversity. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. Individuals with disabilities desiring a reasonable accommodation in the application process should notify Human Resources at 515-964-6301 or by email [email protected]Quick Link for Postings:
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