Overview

PURPOSE OF JOB

  • To teach coursework in the Criminal Justice Program.
  • To develop curriculum and provide training and student support to produce graduates who meet entry-level employment criteria for positions in the Criminal Justice field.

Primary Duties

50% Teaching Effectiveness

  • Teach up to 5 class-sections with 1 – 3 preparations per week.
  • Perform effectively in the learning environment by being prepared, maintaining discipline, and engaging students in the learning process.
  • Address student academic issues such as student attendance, student persistence, and/or tutoring needs.
  • Work in conjunction with student advisors, team leaders, and academic chairs to resolve students’ nonacademic issues.
  • Grade student assessments within a week, as well as record attendance, grades, and information regarding student progress in the Student Information System (SIS).
  • Use Blackboard to provide course/supplemental materials and communicate with students using course announcements, discussion boards, and/or collaborate sessions.
  • Serve as a role model for the students by demonstrating an excellent work ethic; portraying professionalism, including dress; and providing motivation for industry success.
  • Stay current on industry, market, and competitive trends.
  • Participate in some form of approved professional development each year as discussed and agreed upon with your Academic Chair at a minimum of 8 hours per year.

40% Curriculum & Assessment

  • Deliver program curriculum by creating and following weekly lesson plans.
  • Refresh courses by using new teaching strategies and/or revamping course materials.
  • Work in conjunction with the Curriculum and Assessment Coordinator and Academic Chair on course revision, curriculum mapping, and outcomes assessment.
  • Maintain current curriculum on departmental network drives in an organized manner.
  • Document efforts to improve student learning based on assessment results on SLO Report and other institutional assessment reports.

5% Extracurricular Activities

  • Attend all graduation activities. Graduation dates are posted on the master calendar.
  • Support PTC student and employee events as appropriate, which may be held on Saturdays or evenings.

5% Team/Institution/Outreach to Community

  • Participate in all faculty meetings, team meetings, and other departmental/institutional functions.
  • Serve as a liaison to all other PTC offices; i.e., Admissions, Career Services, Financial Aid, Student Services.
  • These offices will periodically communicate with students through instructors or through the Student Advisors.
  • Work effectively as a team member to support PTC’s mission.
  • Participate as requested in the orientation/open house sessions, held on Saturdays and evenings.
  • Participate as requested in community events and networking opportunities.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Must have Master’s Degree in field.
  • State Teaching Certification not required

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • Must have four years full-time related work experience
  • Preference given to candidates with secondary and post-secondary experience.

WORK SCHEDULE
The faculty office schedule covers the ten hour period between 7:00 am – 5:00 pm for day classes. Full-time Faculty are scheduled to work a nine hour schedule within this time period. The majority of these hours require the faculty member to be on campus to full fill their duties of instructing classes, office hours for students, tutoring hours, and time required for department/staff and committee meetings.

Faculty are permitted to go off-site to complete grading, write curriculum, etc. as their schedule permits. Faculty working off-site must notify their Academic Chair that they will be working off-site.

BENEFITS

  • Medical/vision/dental/long-term disability/life insurance
  • Paid Time Off Days
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Sick Bank
  • Wellness Programs
  • Supplemental Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Work/Life Balance programs

ADDITIONAL FACTORS

  • Must pass criminal back ground check prior to starting position.
  • Actual related teaching experience is doubled in value when awarding credit for years of work experience.