Requisition ID: req3071
Job Title: Adjunct-Criminal Justice/CSCC Police
Department: Justice/Safety/Legal Studies
Location: Columbus Campus
Employment Type: Adjunct/Non-Credit Instructor
Employment Status: Adjunct/Non-Credit Instructor
Bargaining Unit: Non-Bargaining Unit
FLSA Status: Exempt
Compensation Type: Contract
Compensation: $53.88 per contact hour
Schedule: Mon - Fri; Evenings and Weekends as needed.
Community colleges are uniquely positioned to respond to workforce
needs and make higher education an affordable reality. There has
never been a better time to join a two-year college, and there’s no
better place to do it than at Columbus State. A laser focus on
student success and a partnership mindset have established Columbus
State as a key talent provider in a thriving regional economy, and
a premier community college that is changing the nation’s education
and workforce landscapes.
With more than 46,000 students across two campuses, at several
regional learning centers, and online, Columbus State is the
nation’s only institution recognized as an Achieving the Dream
(ATD) college, an AACC Guided Pathways institution, and a
participant in The Right Signals Initiative through the Lumina
Foundation. Columbus State employees at all levels benefit from an
engaging, collaborative, and supportive culture that rewards
innovation and vision.
We provide competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits, and
professional development opportunities. We are dedicated to
ensuring that the diversity of Columbus State faculty and staff
reflects that of our students and region. We are proud to be a
central part of a community that embraces differences and
celebrates the many cultures, beliefs, and lifestyles that define
Columbus, Ohio is also home to The Ohio State University and more
than 30 other colleges and universities as well as the headquarters
of multiple Fortune 500 companies. Columbus is one of America’s
fastest-growing cities, offering a wealth of cultural experiences,
dining, entertainment, shopping opportunities, and more. That’s why
Central Ohio residents find living here so fulfilling, both
professionally and personally.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform the essential job functions satisfactorily. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential job functions described in this position
Since every duty associated with this position may not be described
herein, employees may be required to perform duties not
specifically spelled out in the job description, but which may be
reasonably considered to be incidental in the performing of their
duties just as though they were actually written out in this
The Adjunct – Criminal Justice/CSCC Police Academy position
provides quality instruction and maintains a positive learning
environment in the classroom, with major emphasis placed on
teaching, supporting and evaluating students. The Adjunct role
provides instruction and monitors teaching/learning effectiveness
in courses assigned by the Department Chair, or other leadership
members. The incumbent must exhibit strong organizational skills
and the ability to multitask while engaging large groups of people
with complicated material.
Core Competencies Required
Professionalism, Managing Work, Continuous Improvement,
Customer/Student/Employee Focus, Collaboration, Quality Focus,
Communication, Guiding Interactions, Positive Approach, Planning
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Instruction and Student Learning
Teaches assigned courses as scheduled and assumes primary
responsibility for and exercises oversight of the curriculum in
conjunction with the Department’s policies, ensuring both the rigor
of programs and the quality of instruction.
Considers individual differences of students in order to design and
support a range of appropriate learning activities.
Participates in the identification of students with academic or
other needs and responds by utilizing an appropriate resource. Uses
technology in a manner appropriate to the nature and objectives of
courses and programs and communicates clearly to students the
expectations concerning the use of such technology.
Keeps accurate and appropriate records in accordance with
Maintains attendance records, determines and submits grades timely
and in accordance with established policies and procedures of the
College, and communicates progress feedback as well as other
relevant information to students throughout the semester.
Distributes and maintain accurate syllabi that incorporates
departmental, college, cross-college, and instructor requirements.
Conducts classes punctually and in accordance with the prescribed
Employs appropriate assessment techniques to measure students’
performance in achieving course goals and objectives. Engages in
periodic meetings with the department, Lead Instructor, and
Chairperson relative to teaching duties and professional
development. Teaches a variety of criminal justice topics related
to the Police Academy Program.
Student Engagement and Advisement
Creates a positive classroom atmosphere that encourages active and
collaborative learning, student effort, academic challenge, student
and faculty interaction, and support for learners. Maintains posted
office hours in accordance with departmental and policies of the
College. Uses technology to assist in communication with students.
Encourages a sense of community among students for learning both
inside and outside the classroom.
Advises potential or current students within the discipline about
the program, career, or transfer options available to assist with
degree completion. Refers students to appropriate student and
academic support services available at the College or in the
Other Duties and Responsibilities
Attend all department meetings and required trainings. Regular,
predictable, and punctual attendance is required.
Usual Physical Requirements
While performing duties of this job, the employee regularly
exhibits digital dexterity when entering information into computer.
The employee regularly sits, stands and walks for extended periods
Employee converses verbally with others in person and by telephone.
Employee occasionally reaches with hands or arms, climbs or
balances and stoops, kneels, crouches or crawls. Employee
occasionally lifts or exerts force of up to 10 pounds.
Typical office and classroom environment. Regular exposure to
moderate noise typical to business offices.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of: online
instruction techniques and methods; Microsoft Office; Blackboard;
internet research; online communication and record-keeping. Skill
in: providing quality instruction; learning technologies and the
use multi-media technology to enhance student learning;
instructional planning and presentation; incorporating critical
thinking, effective communication and other general education
outcomes in course content; effective time management; proficiency
with online communication record-keeping. Ability to: effectively
communicate and use interpersonal skills; create engaging learning
environments that respect a wide variety of viewpoints; be
sensitive to the needs and concerns of a diverse student
population, socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds and
students with disabilities; work independently without ongoing
direct supervision; meet deadlines; perform student learning
outcomes; maintain confidential and sensitive information,
Minimum Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED. Current
Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy BAS Unit Instructor
certificate. State Motor Vehicle Operator's License or demonstrable
ability to gain access to work site(s).