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Adjunct Faculty: Street Law-Criminal Justice & Public Safety

Employer
Bunker Hill Community College
Location
Boston, MA

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Professional Fields, Law & Legal Studies, Social Sciences, Criminal Justice
Position Type
Adjunct
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College

Job Details

Category:: Adjunct Faculty
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Department:: Criminal Justice & Public Safety Department
Locations:: Boston, MA
Posted:: Jun 6, 2024
Closes:: Open Until Filled
Type:: Adjunct Faculty
Ref. No.:: ADJ
Position ID:: 177507

About Bunker Hill Community College:


With more than 50 years of academic excellence, Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) is Massachusetts' largest community college, annually welcoming a diverse community of around 16,000 students. With campuses in Charlestown and Chelsea, BHCC extends its reach across several locations in Greater Boston. The College offers associate degrees and certificates, early college and dual enrollment, community education, corporate training, and industry-specific training programs. BHCC is celebrated for its diversity, boasting a student body where 65% identify as people of color and more than half are women. The College also embraces a global perspective, with over 600 international students representing 90 countries and conversing in more than 65 languages. Our commitment to diversity is further reflected in BHCC's designation as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI).



Job Description:


BHCC is seeking dynamic adjunct faculty to teach in the Criminal Justice and Public Safety Department for Fall 2024.


Opening available in the following course:


CRJ-117-400 Street Law (In-person, Tuesdays & Thursdays) 1:00 PM - 2:35 PM


This course examines the origins of the American Legal System through an analysis of its function, sources and its varied aspects. This course introduces students to fundamental criminal law and constitutional law principles and provides a platform for guided discussions of important public policy issues concerning, crime, discrimination, healthcare, and immigration. The course uses the latest instructional technology including e-portfolios, case studies, simulated legal exercises, small group exercises and analytical thought problems to develop higher-level thinking skills that prepare students for other course work in criminal justice, law, sociology, history, and government.



Requirements:


  • Master's Degree in related field or Master's Degree in any field combined with related work experience.
  • Commitment to advancing equity and access in the classroom.
  • College teaching experience, especially at community college level, preferred.
  • Proven ability to work with a diverse faculty, staff and student population.


Additional Information:


Salary: $1,397.00 Per Credit Hour


Effective Date: Fall semester, open until filled


Applicants who do not meet the qualifications as noted above are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience has prepared them with the equivalent combination of education, training and experience required for the responsibilities of this position.



Application Instructions:


To be considered for this position please upload the following documents to your account:


  • Resume
  • Cover Letter

Please be sure to address the Required Qualifications in your documents.


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Organization

Bunker Hill Community College (BHCC) is a multi-campus urban institution, its main campus situated in the historic Charlestown neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts. A second campus is located in nearby Chelsea, Massachusetts; five satellites are located in the local communities of Cambridge, Chinatown, Revere, Somerville and Boston’s South End.

Founded in 1973 by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, BHCC enrolls more than 8,100 students in day, evening, weekend, web-based and distance learning courses and programs. The College offers more than 68 associate degree and certificate programs that prepare students for successful employment and transfer to four-year universities. Internationally recognized for development of individualized and alternative methods of instruction, BHCC is a leader in distance-learning technologies that enhance and strengthen the learning environment. The College also has expansive course offerings in English as a Second Language and Adult Basic Education.

One of the largest colleges in the state’s community college system, BHCC incorporates multi cultural and international perspectives in its courses, programs and institutional climate. With students from 90 countries, and students of color comprising more than half of the student’s population, BHCC is one of the more diverse and cosmopolitan colleges in New England. The average age of students is 28, nearly two-thirds are women and the majority of students work while attending college. An expansive array of student services supports the varied needs of the BHCC students.

A leader in workforce education, the College’s academic and technical programs offered at two campuses, five satellites and through distance learning models, reflect the workforce of the local and regional economy. The additional resources of the Workforce Development Center and ACT Center further support the Greater Boston communities’ employment training needs. 

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