Director Police Academy

Posting Job Title

Director Police Academy


Academic Affairs

Position Type

Full-time Salaried

Number of openings


Job Summary

The program director provides the management and direction of two separate functions.
A. Police Academy: The Police Academy Director, recommended for appointment by the Vice President of Instruction, is charged with administrative responsibility for the operation of the Police Academy within the Instructional area and in collaboration with Johnson County law enforcement agencies and the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center in Hutchinson, KS meeting local and state procedural and legal requirements.
B. Public Safety Training: The Director has the authority and responsibility to develop curriculum, implement and evaluate courses, seminars, teleconferences and workshops in the instructional areas of law enforcement. The Director hires, supervises and evaluates the educational activities of lead instructors, consultants, instructors and presenters; monitors enrollments and cost effectiveness and prepares related reports; prepares the budget and develops marketing strategies to promote the program’s educational offerings.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in related field; three to five years command supervisor experience; two years mix of teaching and training experience; ability to work effectively with administrators, faculty, presenter, advisory committees and representatives of agencies and professional groups; well-developed written and oral communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Master's degree in related field; three years of adult and continuing education programming experience; educational background including graduate level study in higher and adult education along with general knowledge of community colleges and their mission.

Required application documents


Cover letter

Unofficial transcripts

Official transcripts will be required upon hire

Hours per Week


Work Hours/Days

Varies depending on department needs

Salary Grade Level



Competitive Rate of Pay


Overland Park Main Campus


Every employee of the college is expected to treat all members of the college community with dignity and respect demonstrating professional, courteous and respectful behavior and engage in constructive conflict resolution, when needed.

In accordance with the college policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. Individual hiring departments at JCCC may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process. Many departments require those selected for hire to submit a certified transcript for all degrees obtained. For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply prior to the review date listed in posting.

Johnson County Community College welcomes the application of any qualified candidate and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, sex, religion, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or other factors which cannot be lawfully considered, to the extent specified by applicable federal and state laws.

If you are an applicant requesting assistance or a reasonable accommodation in the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 913-469-3877, or email

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Advertised: 10 Jun 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications close: 13 Aug 2021 Central Daylight Time

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