Continuing Tenure Track Faculty - Criminal Justice

Job Vacancy Announcement

Position Title

Continuing Tenure Track Faculty - Criminal Justice

Position Type

Faculty

Department

Public Safety and Law

FLSA

Exempt

Union/Non Union

Non Union

Full Time or Part Time

Full Time

Grade

.

Salary Range

Hiring Salary Range

Salary commensurate with education and experience

Fixed Term/Tenure Track (Faculty Only)

Tenure Track

Regular or Temporary

Regular

Job Description Summary

Prince George’s Community College invites applications for a full-time faculty position in Criminal Justice, beginning in Fall 2021. Continuing Tenure Track – faculty hired on 2-year conditional track, upon successful performance and evaluation, the hires may continue towards tenure track, and is renewable each year for two years. Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to high-quality undergraduate education. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in the field of criminal justice, and with experience teaching at the college level. PGCC is committed to student success, regional impact, and organizational excellence.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Master’s degree or higher in Criminal Justice or a related field.
  2. One year full-time, or equivalent part-time, teaching or training experience at the college or high school level in criminal justice.
  3. Must be qualified to teach a variety of criminal justice courses.
  4. Full-time pertinent professional experience working in the field of criminal justice.
  5. Law enforcement experience strongly preferred.


Criteria

The following criteria will be used to review the applications of those candidates who meet the minimum qualifications and to select those who will be invited for an interview. Candidates for teaching positions who are invited for an interview will be asked to demonstrate their teaching effectiveness in a simulated classroom, laboratory, or other relevant pedagogical situation, the conditions of which will be determined in advance and shared with all candidates prior to the interview. In addition to the criteria listed below, other information gained from, and observations made during, the interview process, including the review committee’s assessment of a simulated teaching performance, may be considered in selecting candidates to be recommended for appointment.

  1. Relevance of teaching experience to anticipated teaching assignments.
  2. Relevance of non-teaching professional experience to anticipated teaching assignments.
  3. Evidence of currency in professional discipline through continuing education, professional development and/or scholarly activity.
  4. Evidence of quality teaching, including faculty evaluation scores and ratings, teaching awards earned, courses designed, developed, and/or revised, etc.
  5. Evidence of ability to teach effectively in multiple modalities (face to face, virtual, hybrid, online)
  6. Evidence of ability to effectively use instructional technology (Internet, instructional software, Learning Management System, videoconferencing, etc.).
  7. Evidence of ability to teach effectively within, and contribute positively to, a diverse, multi-ethnic, multi-cultural student population and campus environment.
  8. Evidence of experience motivating and teaching students with diverse preparation, learning styles, and abilities.
  9. Experience mentoring and/or advising students or young professionals.
  10. Evidence of experience in or knowledge of curriculum development and assessment methods.
  11. Flexibility and creativity in problem solving.
  12. Ability to teach day, evening, weekend and virtual classes, as needed.
  13. Evidence of ability to work independently.


Job Requirements

  1. Degree from an accredited institution.
  2. Unofficial transcripts must accompany application for teaching positions. Before an applicant can be recommended for hire, the applicant must have an unofficial transcript on file with the college. Official transcripts of academic work required upon an offer of employment.
  3. Letters of reference must be job related and dated within the past three years.
  4. Documentation of experience and performance required.
  5. Willingness to teach in traditional and non-traditional formats and settings (off-campus, day, weekend, evening, accelerated, and face to face, virtual, hybrid, and online delivery) as needed.
  6. Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written standard English.
  7. As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.


Is Background Check Required?

Yes

Posting Number

PGCC156411/12

Open Date

02/11/2021

Close Date

Open Until Filled

Yes

Background Check Statement

Prince George’s Community College is committed to providing a safe campus community. PGCC conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, education verification, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Special Instructions to Applicants

  1. Applications submitted by February 24, 2021 will receive first consideration. This position is open until filled.
  2. Teaching Demonstration: Candidates who are invited for an interview will be asked to demonstrate their teaching effectiveness in a simulated classroom, laboratory, or other relevant pedagogical situation, the conditions of which will be determined in advance and shared with all candidates prior to the interview.
  3. Letters of Recommendations can be uploaded during the application process or submitted prior to scheduled interview.
  4. Application Status; you will receive an email acknowledging receipt of your application, upon which time no further communication occurs unless selected for an interview or the position is filled. If recommended for hire, communication is immediately sent to your references listed on your application. Also, you will receive an email notification from HireRight requesting you to submit authorization to complete a background investigation.
  5. The college is currently in a Modified Academic and Business Operation ( MABO ) model, which means some of the work is being performed from remote locations. When the conditions permit, based on CDC and College Administrator’s guidelines, employees will be required to resume their work on campus as directed by management. This position is located in the state of Maryland.


The college is currently in a Modified Academic and Business Operation ( MABO ) model, which means some of the work is being performed from remote locations. When the conditions permit, based on CDC and College Administrator’s guidelines, employees will be required to resume their work on campus as directed by management. This position is located in the state of Maryland.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Which of the following best describes your level of completed education? (Education details must be included in your application.)
    • Master's Degree or above from an accredited college/university
    • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college/university
    • Associate's Degree from an accredited college/university
    • One to two years of college credit (30 credit hours is equivalent to one year)
    • Less than 30 credits from an accredited college/university
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • None of the above
  2. * Please provide evidence of your ability to effectively use instructional technology (Internet, instructional software, Learning Management System, videoconferencing, etc.).

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Criteria: Please describe in detail the extent of your criminal law experience relevant to teaching courses.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • HERC
    • HigherEd Jobs
    • Hispanic Outlook
    • Indeed
    • Personal Referral
    • PGCC Website
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook)
    • The Chronicle of Higher Ed
    • The Washington Post
    • Other: Please indicate below
    • Educause
  5. How did you hear about this employment opportunity? If you selected 'Other' please indicate source:

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Transcripts
  2. Letter of Recommendation 1
  3. Letter of Recommendation 2
  4. Letter of Recommendation 3
  5. Curriculum Vitae


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