Southwestern Illinois College is accepting applications for a
full-time, tenure track faculty position of Instructor in the
Administration of Justice degree and certificate programs and
Deputy Director of the Police Academy within Division of Business,
Health Sciences & Homeland Security. The anticipated start date
is August 1, 2022.
POSITION DESCRIPTION: In accordance with the Mission and Values of
Southwestern Illinois College, the successful applicant will serve
as an instructor in the Administration of Justice programs and
Deputy Director of the Police Academy. As Deputy Director, the
individual will assist with the organization, administration,
periodic review, continued development, and overall effectiveness
of programming as required by the Illinois Training and Standards
Board. As an instructor, the individual will teach Administration
of Justice courses in both the traditional and computerized
environment. The individual will also assess student performance
and collaborate with Administration of Justice & Police Academy
faculty to evaluate the effectiveness of instruction in the
program. Opportunities exist for participation in professional
development activities and service on departmental, divisional,
and/or college-wide committees.
1. Five years of state, municipal, and/or county law enforcement
2. Bachelor’s degree in Administration of Justice is required;
Master’s degree preferred.
3. Must obtain approval from the Illinois Law Enforcement Training
and Standards Board for supervisory and instructional
responsibilities within 1 year of employment.
4. Prior service as an instructor in an accredited Law Enforcement
or Administration of Justice program at an institution of higher
learning for a minimum of three years, preferred.
5. Qualified through education and/or experience to assure
proficiency in, but not limited to, the following areas:
• Curriculum design
• Program administration/evaluation
• Instructional methodology
• Fiscal planning/review/analysis
• Testing and evaluation
• Educational psychology
6. Prior administrative experience in directing law enforcement
training programs, preferred.
7. Strong communication, organization, interpersonal, and advising
8. Must meet and continue to maintain the professional standards
established by the program’s accrediting/regulatory agencies.
9. Background in administrative activities including staffing,
long-range planning, quality assessment/performance improvement,
and evaluation of staff, preferred.
10. Competency with applicable software systems (Word, Excel,
PowerPoint, Blackboard, etc.) preferred.
11. Shall meet the minimum standards of instruction established by
the Administration and the Board of Trustees for any assigned
12. A valid driver’s license required.
SALARY: This is a nine-month teaching position with the salary
determined by placement on the base salary schedule. For example,
the minimum 2021-2022 starting salary at Step 1 on the Bachelor’s
Degree column is $48,011. Voluntary overload teaching assignments
and mandatory summer program coordination may increase the annual
compensation by 40%. The College offers a comprehensive flexible
WORK LOCATION: Administration of Justice instructional
responsibilities at the Belleville campus with assistance in police
academy training throughout the state. Driving may be required to
reach off-campus teaching/training sites, visit police departments
throughout the region and to attend professional functions within
the state of Illinois.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Position will remain open until
You must submit a cover letter, resume, list of three
references, and college transcripts (if applicable).
Required application materials, such as resume, cover letter and
references, should be attached to your application. Other required
application materials i.e., transcripts, etc., should be attached
after your application has been submitted. Go to your My Job
Applications page from the careers home page of your account.
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