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Adjunct Faculty - Criminal Justice

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Work type: Adjunct Faculty
Location: Valparaiso, IN
Categories: Adjunct Faculty

General Description of Position:   Adjunct Faculty positions are temporary, part-time positions hired each semester on an as-needed basis. The adjunct faculty member will be responsible for creating a learning environment that assists students in reaching their goals; and for providing effective instruction and assessment within the framework of common syllabi provided by the School.
Major Responsibilities:

 PROGRAM OPERATION: Perform all instructional duties necessary to teach and facilitate student learning in assigned classes. Provide syllabus appropriate to course(s) being taught to students and follows syllabus content and requirements. Maintain student attendance and grading records according to College policy as outlined in the Adjunct Handbook. Submits requested information within established timelines.

STUDENTS: Is available to students outside scheduled class time to answer questions/provide assistance. Deal with student concerns and, if necessary, consult with program coordinator to resolve issues.

INSTRUCTION: Meet all scheduled classes of contracted course(s). Use technology such as Blackboard, PowerPoint, etc. as appropriate. In event of emergency absence, notifies program/department chair. Conduct all activities with an appreciation and respect for diversity of people, styles, and views. Promote same as an integral part of one's work.

Minimum Qualifications:  

Must have strong working knowledge of current technologies appropriate to area of instruction. A qualified faculty member in criminal justice meets both of the following criteria:

1. Possesses an earned baccalaureate or higher degree, from a regionally accredited institution, in criminology, criminal justice, law enforcement, social work, sociology, or human services, behavioral sciences, or other related fields (e.g. earned Juris Doctor degree), and

2. Possesses one of the following:

  • Professional certification in the field, or
  • Two years of directly related work experience, or
  • Completed academic preparation appropriate to the program

CRIM 110, 111, 113, 117, 130, 171, 204, 210, 215, 231, 255 Course Standard:
A qualified faculty member teaching CRIM 110, 111, 113, 117, 130, 171, 204, 210, 215, 231, and 255 meets the Criminal Justice program standard or both of the following criteria:
1. Possesses an earned associate or higher degree, and
2. Has five years of directly related work experience.

Position requires sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of the College students and employees.
Fully supports the College’s mission and strategic plan initiatives.
Selected candidate for employment will be subject to pre-employment background checks, including criminal history check, and any offer of employment will be contingent upon that outcome.

Preferred Qualifications:  
Other Requirements:

Official college transcripts required upon hiring, and employment contingent on acceptable criminal background checks.

Work Hours: Day, evening and/or Saturday classes depending on class schedule and enrollment
Hiring Range:  
Team Ivy Referral:  
Special Instructions to Applicants:  Attach a cover letter, resume, and 3 references (names, address, phone number, emails).

Copies of transcripts may be required at time of interview.  Original hard copies of transcripts will be required at time of hire.


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