Position Title Adjunct Criminal Justice Instructor
Begin Date 06/12/2017
End Date Until Filled
Position Information

Under the direct supervision of the Commander or Director, performs the following functions   Provide instructional services; Engage in continuous professional development in both teaching and Criminal Justice specific theory and practices; Participate in department activities; Participate in new student enrollment activities (recruitment, registration, Discover Hocking, and Showcase); Participate in Academic Affairs and other institutional activities; Maintains a safe working area and conditions.

Duties and Responsibilities

PROVIDES INSTRUCTIONAL SERVICES:  Assist with development of Criminal Justice program course outcomes and curriculum which are consistent with Academic Affairs, department, and Criminal Justice program goals; convey course outcomes and expectations to students according to college policies; use appropriate learner-centered instructional methods; provide evaluation methods appropriate to stated outcomes; evaluate student learning in a fair manner; posts and maintains accurate records of evaluation and course work including attendance; submit grades as required and on time; regularly seeks feedback on course delivery and student learning; participate in college evaluation system of instructional services; revise / update courses regularly.

PERFORMS STUDENT RECRUITMENT ACTIVITIES:  Assist with the recruitment and placement of criminal justice and other Hocking College students; advise student having difficulty in class; maintain appropriate files; direct students to appropriate department and College resources; maintain confidentiality;

ENGAGES IN CONTINUOUS PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN BOTH TEACHING AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE THEORY AND PRACTICE:  Formulate and implement goals for growth; identify own professional development needs consistent with the mission of the College, Academic Affairs, and department; maintain or attain appropriate certification; licensure, or credentialing; seek appropriate resources to meet goals for continuous improvement

PARTICIPATES IN PUBLIC SAFETY SERVCIES DEPARTMENT ACTIVITIES:  Work cooperatively with others to accomplish the goals of the department and technology; share expertise and materials with other department members; work constructively to resolve individual and department concerns; actively participate in technology and department activities and meetings; follow departmental policies.

PARTICIPATES IN ACADEMIC AFFAIRS AND INSTITUTIONAL ACTIVITIES:  Is familiar with the mission and philosophy of Hocking College; follows Hocking College policies and procedures; promote a positive working relationship across technology, department, and community lines; participate in Academic Affairs and institutional activities and committees; participate in student enrollment activities (recruiting and registration), contribute to the assessment of student academic achievement;

At all times maintains a safe working area and conditions.

Position Requirements

A bachelor’s or master’s degree in Criminal Justice or related field or a master’s degree and a cohesive set of at least 18 semester credit hours of graduate coursework.  Will consider a bachelor’s with 5 additional (in addition to the existing experience requirement) years of fulltime professional work in the Criminal Justice field

3-5 years of experience working in the Criminal Justice Field

Evidence of excellence in teaching at the college level

Familiar with Moodle

Degree must be from a regionally or nationally accredited institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent as verified by a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc.

Evidence of professional development in the field of concentration as demonstrated by activity in professional associations, consultative practice; participation in seminars, workshops, and formal coursework, and individual reading and research.

Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).

Strong technology skills including usage of email, student information system, and learning management system

Organizational, record-keeping, and interpersonal skills.

Knowledge of subject area.

Knowledge of educational theory and application.

Knowledge of learners and individual learning styles.

Interest in and commitment to the learner-centered educational process.

Educational technology skills.


Caring attitude toward students.

Learning and self-motivation skills.

Willingness to extend self to help students succeed.

Knowledge of College resources available to students.

Knowledge of organizational structure.

Current knowledge of programs, objectives, and requirements.

Openness to suggestions for improvement.

Attention to detail.

Flexibility in dealing with others.

Ability to work as a team member.

Ability to prioritize work.

Behaves in accordance with Hocking College and Academic Affairs mission, goals, and values.

Positive attitude.

Knowledge of safe working conditions.

How to Apply

Interested applicants may send cover letter and resume to the Office of Human Resources (3301 Hocking parkway Nelsonville, OH 45764), email cover letter and resume to humanresources@hocking.edu, or fax cover letter and resume to (740) 753-7039.  This position will remain open until filled.

Hocking College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, religion, age, disability or military status in employment or the provision of services.

When contacted for an interview, an applicant who requires special accommodations due to a disability should notify the office at that time so proper arrangements can be made for the interview.

Contact InformationHuman Resources
3301 Hocking Parkway
Nelsonville, OH 45764
FAX: 740.753.7039
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