Horry-Georgetown Technical College seeks a full-time Criminal Justice instructor. The successful candidate will be required to travel and teach Criminal Justice credit and workforce development classes at any Horry-Georgetown Technical College campus location. This individual will report to the Academic Chair for Public Service in the School of Public Service and Teacher Education and will be responsible for the following duties (this list is not intended to be exhaustive).

  • Develop and prepare materials for classroom instruction
  • Developing program course instructional packages (syllabi), learning outcomes, goals and objectives
  • Evaluating students’ progress in attaining learning outcomes, goals, and objectives through appropriate assessment
  • Developing and implementing plans to improve student success and job placement
  • Maintaining program certification requirements, as appropriate
  • Preparing and maintaining all required documentation and administrative reports
  • Maintaining knowledge of current trends and developments in the field by attending staff development training, workshops, seminars and conferences
  • Ensuring safety and security requirements are met in the training area
  • Meeting with students, staff members, and other educators to discuss students’ instructional programs and other issues impacting the progress of students
  • Providing academic advisement to students
  • Participating in academic term registrations
  • Assist in the cooperative efforts in the criminal justice community, including agency partners.
  • Assist in the development and instruction of training for criminal justice partners

Duties include a flexible schedule of lecture, student advisement and registration.  Must be willing to work split teaching shifts that might require split teaching days between multiple campus locations.  Must fully embrace the responsibility for maintaining an acceptable number of students within related programs.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree from a regionally accredited college or university in criminal justice, public safety, criminology, or administration of justice or a Master’s Degree from a regionally accredited college or university with 18 graduate semester hours in courses prefixed as criminal justice is required. Experience in criminal justice as a practitioner in law enforcement is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with South Carolina criminal law and criminal justice system is preferred. Experience with crime scene processing and evidence collection is preferred. Teaching experience at the college-level preferred.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Submit online application via www.hgtc.edu/hr attaching unofficial transcripts and resume.

Our sincere commitment to both effective business management and equitable treatment of our employees requires that we present this Policy Statement as an embodiment of that commitment to the fullest. Horry Georgetown Technical College prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, certain legally defined physical or mental disabilities or political affiliation.

Employees are our most valuable resource and our policy is that equal employment opportunity be provided to all present and prospective employees regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, certain legally defined physical or mental disabilities, or political affiliation. This policy applies to all personnel actions, including but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, classification compensation, benefits, promotion, transfers, layoffs, recall from layoffs and education, social, or recreational programs of the College.

The College has developed an Affirmative Action Plan to help us achieve our goal of equal employment opportunity for all. Members of our Board have reviewed the Plan and are committed to implementing the goals and timetables established in the Plan. Jackie Barrett, Assistant Vice President for Human Resources and Employee Relations, will have overall responsibility for implementation of our Affirmative Action Plan. These responsibilities include the development of specific goals and timetables, reporting progress to the President, and upon request, reporting to the President’s Cabinet, Area Commission, Access/Equity and Opportunity Advisory Council and other identified internal and/or external groups.

The Affirmative Action Program is a temporary measure and will remain in effect until our goals are achieved. We expect the full cooperation of all employees of Horry Georgetown Technical College in the implementation of this program.

Employee and applicant inquiries concerning the federal laws and their application to the College may be directed to the College’s Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Officer: Assistant Vice President for Human Resources and Employee Relations, Jackie Barrett, P.O. Box 261966, 2050 Hwy. 501 East, Conway, SC 29528, phone (843) 349-5212, who also serves as the College’s Section 504, Title II and Title IX Coordinator for Employees and Applicants.