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Adjunct Instructor - Criminal Justice & Criminology

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Position Information

Position Title

Working Title
Adjunct Instructor - Criminal Justice & Criminology

240110 - Department of Criminal Justice & Criminology

Pay Rate
Per adjunct salary schedule



Position Number


Special Instructions to Applicants:

UCM requires all faculty applicants for this position complete the on-line faculty profile and submit to the selected position number for review at . Required documents are (1) a letter of application (with confirmation of ability to meet on the class day and time scheduled), (2) curriculum vita/resume (showing experience or potential to teach adult learners), and (3) unofficial transcripts from all university level institutions. These documents must be attached to the faculty profile at the time of application. Only completed online faculty profiles with the attached documents will be accepted for this position.

If contacted for a campus interview, three (3) formal letters of reference and official transcripts for all awarded degrees will be required. The finalist chosen for this position will be subject to criminal background and educational verification checks.

For more information, contact Dr. Lynn Urban, Search Committee Chair, Humphreys 300, School of Public Services, University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg, MO 64093, email address telephone (660) 543-4188.

The University of Central Missouri is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We accept applications from qualified applicants regardless of race, gender, or abilities. Minorities, women, disabled, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Working hours:

Bargaining Unit

Work Location
Warrensburg Campus

Posting Date

Closing Date

Open Until Filled

Position Purpose

The Department of Criminal Justice & Criminology at the University of Central Missouri seeks adjunct faculty to teach the following face-to-face course on the Warrensburg campus for the Fall 2022 semester.

One section of CJ 3005 Introduction to Firearms Proficiency, a 3 credit hour course to introduce students to both the academic and practical aspects of firearms. The class will meet on the Warrensburg campus for lecture as well as at least five (5) class periods at an off-campus shooting range to provide firsthand firearms experience.

While adjunct instructors are temporary and employed for a single semester, it is expected the successful candidate will be a stable member of the Criminal Justice & Criminology program and teach for multiple consecutive semesters.

Education & Formal Training
Master's degree (Specify field(s) of study below), Formal training (specify)

Other Education & Formal Training
  • Master’s degree in Criminal Justice or related field required.
  • Applicants should have at least one year of relevant firearms instruction experience.
  • Federal Law Enforcement Training Center ( FLETC ) Advanced Instruction for Marksmanship ( AIM ) Certification or equivalent strongly preferred.
Computer Skills
Other - Computer software skills


Skills and experience required in:
  1. Firearms instruction (classroom and range).
  2. Teaching adult learners.

Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge:
Attention to detail, Communication skills, including oral, written, and/or nonverbal, Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and meet deadlines, Maintain confidentiality

Other Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge

Physical & Environmental Factors:
Exposure to loud noises

Special Working Conditions:
Irregular work hours, Professional appearance

Ability to Keyboard

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts
  3. Vitae
Optional Documents


University of Central Missouri

The University of Central Missouri is an innovative school that offers a high-quality education while remaining one of the most affordable universities in the country.

The University of Central Missouri believes its responsibility is to enrich each student’s perspective through a cumulative experience that starts with academic rigor and integrates applied learning and servant-leadership opportunities. Our model of continuous learning allows each student to find and fulfill his or her own sense of purpose. By engaging students with multiple sources of learning and creating a dynamic environment that encourages individuals to find their passions and reach beyond themselves, UCM prepares students by giving them knowledge and experiences that broaden and deepen their education so they may flourish in a world of accelerated change.

The University of Central Missouri has two campus locations, a site office at Whiteman Air Force Base and an online presence. Both UCM campuses are centrally located in Missouri, which means you're close to just about everything.

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