Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC), serving Somerset and Hunterdon County residents for over fifty years, offers over 90 associate degrees and certificates, customized training and continuing education. The College’s 240-acre campus lies at the crossroads of central New Jersey in North Branch. RVCC is committed to being a learning-centered college that works closely with the community to develop and offer new and innovative programs to meet the needs of a growing diverse community and student population.

The Business & Public Service Department invites applicants to apply for a full-time tenure-track position in Criminal Justice. Seeking qualified candidates to primarily teach courses as assigned including criminal justice and law enforcement.

Responsibilities included, but not limited to:
Instruct criminal justice and law enforcement-related courses as assigned. Emphasis on policing, juvenile delinquency, and police supervision and administration.

Instruct courses at a variety of times and locations in response to institutional needs.

Develop and use a syllabus for each course within College and departmental guidelines.

Regularly evaluate students to measure their progress in achieving course objectives, and inform them in a timely manner of their progress.

Regularly evaluate courses to ensure that learning outcomes and assessments are appropriate/effective.

Review, evaluate, and recommend student-learning materials.

Provide access to students through posted office hours, electronic communication and other appropriate methods.

Commitment to the principles of a learning-centered institution.

Make continuous efforts to improve the quality of instruction utilizing innovative methodologies, techniques, and delivery methods.

Willingness to participate in the organization and planning of student clubs, internships and cooperative education experiences.

Assist with departmental strategic planning, program reviews and outcomes assessment.

Maintain currency and professional development in technology and pedagogy.

Participate in college/departmental professional development activities.

Serve on College-wide committees as assigned.

Maintain professional relationships with students, colleagues, and community members.

Work collaboratively in a diverse learning institution; demonstrate commitment to teaching and working with a multi-cultural and multi-generational student body.

Adhere to College policies and procedures.

Master’s degree in Criminal Justice, Criminology or related field required.

Demonstrate or be willing to acquire skills for instructing on-line courses.

Law Enforcement background with upper-level supervisory experience in municipal, county, state or federal agency highly desirable.

Computer and technological competence required.

Preferred Additional Qualifications:
Ph.D. in Criminal Justice or Criminology preferred.

Minimum of two years college teaching or continuing education teaching experience preferred.

Application Instructions:
As a New Jersey First Act Employer, new employees must establish a primary residence in New Jersey within one year unless an exemption applies.

Please submit a cover letter, current resume/vita and unofficial transcripts online

Initial salary and rank will be based on the successful candidate’s educational qualifications and professional experience. The College also offers an attractive employee benefits package.

We regret that we are unable to respond individually to each application. Applicants chosen for further consideration will be contacted directly.

Raritan Valley Community College is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer. We will implement the policy to assure that the employment opportunities offered at the institution are available to all person.