Adjunct - Law Enforcement Academy
The instructor will teach courses in the Basic Peace Officer
Academy that are within their area of subject matter
Lead Instructor: Associate’s degree or higher in Law Enforcement or
related field (Criminal Justice Administration, Criminology, Law
Enforcement, Police Science or Corrections) and three (3) years
industry-related work experience. Current Instructor License issued
by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement
Assisting Instructors: Three years industry-related experience or
experience in area assisting
Skills Testing: Industry experience in the related skill
TCOLE Licensed Basic, Intermediate, Advanced or Master Peace
Officer Certificate; or holds an advanced degree in any field and
two years of applicable experience.
It is recommended that each adjunct instructor hold a license, a
certification or some other documentation that indicates expertise,
i.e. knowledge and skills, in a specialized area/topic of
instruction as required by TCOLE .
Minimum Knowledge & Skills
- Experience with teaching or training delivery
- Police service related knowledge and experience
- Detailed knowledge of material being taught in the various
courses of instruction offered
- Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to the
interactions with students, coworkers, supervisors, the general
public, etc. to sufficiently exchange or convey information and to
receive work place direction.
- Must have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, as
well as intermediate computer skills.
- Must be familiar with interactive teaching methods and
instruction via the Internet.
Preferred Knowledge & Skills
- Instruct and supervise a diverse population of students in the
classroom at various times and locations.
- Possess a commitment to student engagement, student success, and
- Demonstrate effective communication skills, both written and
- Prepare and utilize a course syllabus and assessments for each
course using guidelines established by the institution.
- Maintain current knowledge of effective teaching methodologies
and utilizes a variety of instructional delivery methods, classroom
media, and educational resources.
- Assess students’ performance through a range of measurement
activities and keeps them informed of their progress in a timely
- Utilize technology to facilitate learning and to access data,
maintain records, generate reports, and communicate with
- Assist in the development, distribution and collection of
assessments for courses and program objectives.
- Build positive and professional relationship with students,
colleagues, college administration, and the community.
- Submit timely class reports and grades to the Coordinator of Law
- Exhibit a commitment to lifelong learning through participation
in professional development activities.
- Adhere to the College of the Mainland’s policies and
- Attend departmental meetings as required for the position.
Lead Instructor must hold a current Instructor License issued by
the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement
Positions in the classification of adjunct instructor for the Law
Enforcement Academy typically require moderate to heavy physical
activity. Examples of work may include:
- reaching, grasping, standing, kneeling, pushing, pulling,
twisting, turning, talking, hearing and seeing;
- instruction utilizing instructional material and police related
equipment, i.e. batons, handcuffs, firearms, defensive pads and
operating a motor vehicle in low, moderate and high speed
Posting Detail Information
Candidates that are eligible apply
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College of the Mainland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity
institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color,
sex, age, national origin, religion, disability or veteran
College of the Mainland does not discriminate on the basis of
disability in the recruitment and admission of students, the
recruitment and employment of faculty and staff, and the operation
of its programs and activities, as specified by federal laws and
regulations within Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and 1992.
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
Documents Needed to Apply
- Transcripts (1 of 3)
- TCOLE Personal Status Report
- Cover Letter
- Curriculum Vitae
- Additional Transcripts (2 of 3)
- Additional Transcripts (3 of 3)