Instructor, Administration of Justice

Location
Virginia, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted
Mar 24, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Instructor, Administration of Justice

Position Number: 298F0064
Job Open Date: 03/19/2021
Job Close Date: 04/18/2021
Open Until Filled: No

Job Description
Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) seeks applicants for a full-time 9-month faculty position to provide leadership and instruction for the Administration of Justice program. Reporting to the Dean of Professional Programs, the successful candidate will work with constituents from across the college and community to support students as they come to understand Administration of Justice as a dynamic and rapidly changing field. The faculty member will help shape the direction of the program and will use multiple methods of instruction, assessment results, and appropriate instructional technologies to engage students in learning and self-development activities geared toward student success, retention, and completion. 

The ideal candidate will teach in traditional and non-traditional settings, including hybrid and/or online courses, which may be in a variety of formats and lengths. This candidate will facilitate student learning and development activities outside the classroom (e.g., internships, student research, clubs, and experiences for students in the community, etc.).

The candidate will collaborate in the development of new course curriculum, degrees, certificates, and training as appropriate that align with the direction of the Administration of Justice program and the School of Professional Programs. The candidate will strengthen and expand relationships and partnerships with K-12, higher education, industry, and community organizations in support of the college mission, vision, and values. LFCC is looking for a faculty member with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in service, innovation, student success, and integrity in the performance of job duties. The candidate may be assigned to teach at all LFCC locations as well as evening and/or weekend classes.

Compensation and Benefits
Faculty Positions: The minimum salary for the position is $43,776.00 per year, however, actual starting salary will commensurate with education and/or experience. The position is a 9 month faculty role and as such is eligible for the benefits package offered by the Commonwealth of Virginia for state agencies and the Virginia Community College System. For more information, please visit www.dhrm.virginia.gov and www.vccs.edu.

About Lord Fairfax Community College
Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) is a comprehensive, nonresidential, two-year public institution of higher education with 4 locations-the Fauquier and Middletown Campuses, the Luray-Page County Center and the Vint Hill Site and outreach sites throughout the College’s service region. The service region includes the counties of Clarke, Fauquier, Frederick, Page, Rappahannock, Shenandoah, and Warren and the city of Winchester.

LFCC’s Middletown Campus and Luray-Page County Center are nestled within the Shenandoah Valley with easy access to a wide variety of outdoor recreational activities, historical sites, and a welcoming network of towns and cities where families grow and diverse business thrive. LFCC’s Fauquier Campus and Vint Hill Site are located within the Upper Piedmont region of Virginia. Situated in Fauquier County, and located just 40 miles west of Washington, D.C., this area offers the beauty of country living with easy access to the international community of our nation’s capital.

LFCC offers more than 75 associate degree and certificate programs in a wide variety of disciplines, in addition to workforce preparation programs for employees and employers. LFCC offers a variety of day, evening, weekend and distance learning classes. As one of the fastest growing community colleges of the Virginia Community Colleges, LFCC serves over 9,100 unduplicated credit students and approximately 1,200 employers with business and professional development through Workforce Solutions. In terms of student enrollment, LFCC is the seventh largest of the 23 colleges of the Virginia Community Colleges.

Celebrate with Us
LFCC is embarking on the celebration of our 50 Years of Impact. In the fall of 1970, LFCC first opened its doors at the Middletown Campus to begin classes with 577 students. Beginning, January 2020, LFCC will celebrate 50 years of cultivating educational opportunity and economic vitality within our community. We look forward to reflecting on our past, celebrating the present and moving forward with a renewed dedication to our community and student achievement.

Fiscal year 2020 was one of the strongest years for higher education in state budget recent history. There were no increases to tuition or fees for students, $4 million statewide increase to training grants, compensation increases for employees and health premiums remained unchanged. LFCC ranks 8 out of Virginia’s 23 Community Colleges in the amount of performance based funding received.

LFCC continues to prepare for the future; our facilities and campus improvement projects include new construction of the Luray Page County Center in Luray, VA as well as the anticipated Hazel Hall Building at our Fauquier Campus in Warrenton, VA.

Lord Fairfax Community College, located in the Northern Shenandoah Valley is accepting applications for adjunct, part-time faculty (day, evening and weekend) positions for Adjunct Faculty. Positions are appointed on a course-by-course, semester basis as needed. Responsibilities include teaching college level courses, which may include distance learning on and off campus courses during the day, evening and weekends.

Additional Information
Your Expertise. Our Inspiring Culture. Enriching Lives and Community Vitality. We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the value that students, faculty and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience.

The College is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a diverse environment, and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), LFCC will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodation to applicants in need of accommodation in order to provide access to the application, interviewing and selection process. 1-800-906-5322 ext. 7226

Lord Fairfax Community College (LFCC) is an equal opportunity institution providing educational and employment opportunities, programs, services, and activities. LFCC shall promote and maintain equal employment and educational opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity, marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions including lactation, age (except when age is a bona fide occupational qualification), status as a veteran, national origin, or other non-merit factors. LFCC also prohibits sexual misconduct including sexual violence or harassment.

Special Assignments
May be required to perform other duties as assigned. May be required to assist the agency or state government generally in the event of an emergency declaration by the Governor.

KSA's/Required Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in the teaching field (i.e.: Criminal Justice or Admin of Justice) OR a Master’s degree with a minimum of 18 graduate credits in the teaching field.
  • Understanding of and commitment to the community college philosophy.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Doctoral degree in Criminal Justice or closely related field from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Demonstrated verified paid work experience at an organization in criminal justice or closely related field.
  • Demonstrated effective written, oral communication and presentation skills.
  • Experience with helping students develop critical thinking and decision-making skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach using technology in the classroom and/or online course delivery.
  • Experience creating community connections and fostering experiential learning opportunities.
  • Documented experience with college-level teaching and/or training instruction in the field of criminal justice or administration of justice.
  • Experience utilizing a collegial team approach in collaborating with students, faculty, staff, and the community. 
  • Demonstrated commitment to the development of students who are culturally responsive in the field of criminal and administration of justice.

Operation of a State Vehicle:  Yes
Supervises Employees: No
Required Travel: Travel to sites and campuses may be required for duties of the role.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Interested individuals must apply online.

Upload Attachments: Cover Letter (this is optional, but recommended), Resume (Resume/CV is required for all Faculty/Administrative positions) and Unofficial Transcripts (required for all Faculty positions).

Reference checks, background screenings, and eVerify are required for all LFCC positions. Satisfactory reference, background screenings are a condition of employment.

Apply online at https://jobs.vccs.edu/postings/32608

The Virginia Community College System, an EEO employer, welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds and recognizes the benefits of a diverse workforce. Therefore, the VCCS is committed to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. Employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications. We prohibit discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, mental or physical disabilities, political affiliation, veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors.