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Adjunct - Law Enforcement Academy

College of the Mainland
Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jul 18, 2019

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title
Adjunct - Law Enforcement Academy


Contract Length

Class Summary

The instructor will teach courses in the Basic Peace Officer Academy that are within their area of subject matter expertise.

Position Type

Employment Status
Part Time

Position Funding

Minimum Education/Training/Experience

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

Preferred Education/Training/Experience

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


Job Duties

- 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 instructional excellence.
- Demonstrate effective communication skills, both written and oral.
- 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 manner.
- Utilize technology to facilitate learning and to access data, maintain records, generate reports, and communicate with others.
- 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 Enforcement Training.
- Exhibit a commitment to lifelong learning through participation in professional development activities.
- Adhere to the College of the Mainland’s policies and procedures.
- Attend departmental meetings as required for the position.

Licensing/Certification Requirements

Lead Instructor must hold a current Instructor License issued by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement

Physical Requirements

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 situations.

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EEO Statement

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 status.

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.

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Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Transcripts (1 of 3)
  3. TCOLE Personal Status Report
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Additional Transcripts (2 of 3)
  4. Additional Transcripts (3 of 3)
  5. Licensure/Certification

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