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Faculty, Criminal Justice

Harrisburg Area Community College
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not Specified
Closing date
Aug 12, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Other Education, Humanities, English & Literature, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Criminal Justice & Criminology
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Details

This position will be open until filled.

Job Summary: Provides academic instruction and student academic support for the Social Science department. Performs tasks designed to ensure the quality and consistency of academic instruction including governance activities.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Master's degree or higher in Criminal Justice, Police Science, Criminology, or Administration of Justice from a regionally accredited college/university with at least 18 graduate semester hours in the field
• At least one year of documented experience teaching in the field

Licensing Requirements: Please note that all teaching faculty are required to comply with PA Act 15. You will need to present completed clearances and training certificates at the time of hire. Please visit scroll to PA Act 15 Clearances) for more information.

Hiring Range: $40,170 - $53,970

Preferred Qualifications:

• College teaching experience, preferably at a community college level
• Practical experience in law enforcement, parole, or corrections

Job Specific Task List:


1. Teaches assigned Criminal Justice courses.

2. Participates in curriculum development and maintenance.

3. Provides academic support and advising to students including establishing and maintaining a schedule of office hours.

4. Participates in college governance by serving on joint, ad hoc, faculty, campus, division and discipline committees.

5. Participates in the recruitment and hiring of new faculty through participation on assigned search committees.

6. Participates in college and community service activities.

7. Participates in professional growth activities and maintains awareness of new trends and developments within areas of instructional responsibility.

8. May serve as or assist discipline lead for criminal justice.

9. Performs other duties as assigned.


• Coordinate, plan, organize, and instruct academic courses according to approved course syllabus.

• Provide high quality and consistent academic instruction to students.

• Provided high quality academic support and advising to students.

• Keep students informed and updated concerning course content, requirements, evaluation procedures, and attendance requirements.

• Keep students informed about their progress through prompt grading of papers and other work.

• Maintain accurate and complete scholastic records, including attendance records.

• Maintain scheduled office hours.

• Ensure that assigned classes are held as scheduled.

• Organize and maintain class work and assignments.

• Strive for the qualities delineated in the criteria for faculty evaluation used by the college.

• Be thoroughly familiar and comply with all college policies and procedures.

• Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

• Work in a professional, collegial, and team-oriented manner.

Job Type: Full-Time 9 Month

About Us:

Our Purpose: Learning for all; learning for life.

Our Diversity Statement: As an institution of higher education, HACC recognizes its responsibility to maintain an environment that affirms the diversity of people and ideas.

HACC embraces, supports, and actively pursues a policy of inclusiveness that reflects and appreciates the diversity of the community it serves and the world in which we live.

The Board of Trustees and the President lead HACC’s commitment to open access to education, diversity, cultural sensitivity, and equal opportunity in employment. This commitment serves to promote a college-wide environment of collegiality, inclusiveness, respect, and cultural competence.

Our Core Values:


  • We set high goals and achieve them.
  • We consistently perform above our own and others’ expectations.
  • We provide exceptional service to all.


  • We challenge the status quo.
  • We continually strive to develop new and creative approaches to the education and training needs of our communities.


  • We promote respect, collegiality, diversity and empathy in all we say and do.
  • We nurture awareness and cultural sensitivity to create a climate of trust.
  • We create a learning environment that appreciates diversity.
  • We respect the shared governance decision-making process.


  • We behave in a manner consistent with our core values.
  • We are honest, open and truthful in our statements and actions.
  • We provide the most accurate information available in all communication.

Advertised: Jul 08, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
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