POST Academy Adjunct Professor

POST Academy Adjunct Professor

Opening Date/Time:
Wed. 07/16/14 12:00 AM Pacific Time
Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Salary: $49.44 - $63.66 Hourly
Job Type: Part Time
Location: SJDC, 5151 Pacific Avenue, Stockton, California
Department: Humanites, Social Science, Education & Athletics
Copies of transcripts and certificates are required with application.

Under the general supervision and direction of the Director of Police Services and Public Safety Program and Division Dean of Humanities, Social Science, Education, Kinesiology, and Athletics the primary responsibility of the person assigned to this position is teaching courses in the discipline of P.O.S.T. Academy.

Examples of Duties:
1. Instruct courses, using updated methodological and pedagogical approaches, in the P.O.S.T. Academy to meet the educational requirements stated in the credit course outlines.
2. Assist the Division Dean and/or Academy Director or Staff in the preparation of reports, budgets, audit information and other required data.
3. Advise and assist students in achieving stated course objectives. Evaluate the   progress of each student and notify students in need of counseling service and/or tutorial assistance
4. Assist the Division Dean and/or Academy Director or  Staff in cooperating with campus and community groups to provide information, courses and programs relevant to the needs of the students in HSSEKA.
5. Complete various reporting procedures as required for student evaluation, course reporting and budget development.
6. Attend various departmental, divisional and campus-wide activities and events as stipulated.
7. Participate in the departmental processes of curriculum review and modification.
8. Perform other necessary duties that assure the smooth functioning of the POST Academy and HSSEKA Division, as assigned by the POST Academy Director, Coordinator or Division Dean and as outlined in Board Policy.

• Bachelor’s Degree plus two years of directly related experience OR Associate’s Degree plus six years of directly related experience, OR a valid credential.
• Sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.
• Must have completed P.O.S.T. Academy Instructor Certification Course (AICC) prior to instructing in the P.O.S.T. basic academy and maintain certification standards as prescribed by P.O.S.T.

• Earned Bachelor Degree.
• Prior experience as a police officer, deputy sheriff, or related position.
• Demonstrated expertise in the discipline of P.O.S.T.
• Demonstrated exemplary teaching methodologies in P.O.S.T.
• Demonstrated collegiality within campus and community environment.
• Demonstrated ability and desire to stay current in the field and commitment to high academic standards.
• Experience teaching postsecondary courses, especially at the community college level.
• Demonstrated ability to adapt teaching strategies and techniques to different levels of students' ability and learning styles.
• Demonstrated ability to adapt teaching strategies and techniques to students from different cultures and ethnic groups.
• Demonstrated ability to use innovative and creative teaching techniques and equipment.
• Use technology for teaching and management of online course information. Familiarity and ability to teach in a distance learning environment.
• Demonstrated leadership and ability to work with community groups and schools in order to coordinate the educational program based on the needs of the community.
• Desire and willingness to make the educational programs successful.

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