Law Enforcement Adjunct Instructor
Law Enforcement Adjunct Instructor
POSITION TITLE: ADJUNCT INSTRUCTOR – LAW ENFORCEMENT
STATUS: Part time
DEPARTMENT: Health and Public Services
DIVISION: Academic Affairs
UNION: Adjunct Faculty
REPORTS TO: Department Chair
MINIMUM PAY RATE: Refer to current adjunct faculty contract
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential responsibilities.
The student population at the college is diverse in ethnicity, gender, language, age and background. Joliet Junior College is an AA/EO employer and strongly encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of its faculty.
Requires practical application of law enforcement education, police procedure development and administration. An adjunct community college instructor is an instructor hired for one semester to teach one or more courses for which he/she is qualified to teach. The adjunct instructor reports to the appropriate Instructional Coordinator and/or Department Chair; provides quality instruction for the assigned courses. The instructor works with full-time faculty in assessing students and following all course guidelines. Willingness to teach at other campus sites is required. Adjunct instructors may submit preferences for locations and loads. Position is subject to all terms and provisions of the Joliet Junior College adjunct faculty contract.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Coordinate teaching materials required for law enforcement education with Department Chair.
2. Develop, coordinate and upgrade curriculum and teaching materials required by state and federal regulations for law enforcement programs.
3. Teach classes in appropriate instructional area.
4. Participate in annual student and chair/coordinator evaluations.
5. Comply with departmental curriculum, grading standards, attendance policies, textbook choices, and assessments, and other established processes.
6. Attend classes regularly; return college reports, credentials, and other requested documentation in a timely manner; effectively communicate with appropriate staff and chair.
7. Comply with all legal and ethical obligations, including FERPA, ADA, and other regulatory legislations. Communicate discrepancies to appropriate officials.
8. Commit to furthering the mission, goals, and core values of the college at all times.
9. Meet other contractual obligations as spelled out in the Joliet Junior College adjunct faculty contract.
1. Associate’s degree in the field of instruction.
2. Successful completion of a state-recognized law enforcement academy.
3. 5 years as a full-time municipal police officer, with a combination of education, training and tested experience.
4. Ability to advise students, interpret data and provide analysis on data.
5. Ability to positively interact with a diverse college community, and establish cooperative working relationships.
6. Effective human relation, oral and written communications.
7. Expertise in appropriate technologies for instruction.
8. Demonstrated commitment to teaching and learning.
1. Bachelor’s degree in the field of instruction or a related field.
2. Experience in academic instruction in a post-secondary environment.
3. Completion of instructor training coursework at a recognized state or federal institute (i.e the FBI, the Police Training Institute at University of Illinois, the Northwestern Traffic Institute, the Illinois State Police, etc).
4. 10 years as a full-time municipal police officer.
1. Standard classroom equipment and software.
1. Classroom teaching environment.
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