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Position Title: Criminal Justice Department Chair/Instructor
Department: Academic, Career & Technical Education
Closing Date: Until Filled
Status: Exempt
Salary: $DOE

SUMMARY

Under the direct supervision of the Vice President of Academic, Career & Technical Education, the CJ Department Chair/instructor performs the following duties:

  1. Instructs students based upon the master course schedule, degree plans, and curricula related to Criminal Justice studies approved by the Curriculum Committee and the Vice President of Academic, Career & Technical Education.  Will provide instruction in face-to-face classroom settings, and may also incorporate online components for blended and technologically-enhanced teaching methodologies.
     
  2. Assists with the assessment, orientation, registration, career counseling and academic advising of students assigned by the academic vice president.
  3. Assists in development of culturally-relevant curricula, lesson plans and other postsecondary coursework materials that achieve student competencies and meet industry workforce standards. Course syllabi will be updated and submitted on a semester basis to the Department Chair for review.
  4. Monitors and reports student attendance and academic progress daily, at mid-terms, and at the end of Finals week through the Jenzabar system.
  5. Refers students to appropriate academic support and student/campus life services.
  6. Assists with the development of submits monthly and trimester reports as required by program and college funding sources.
  7. Assists with establishing collaborations with colleges, universities, and local, state and federal law enforcement agencies through MOAs and articulation agreements.
  8. Reviews and makes recommendations to the Department Chair regarding program needs, budgets, informational changes to the college catalog, departmental policies and procedures, and acquisition of instructional materials and supplies.
  9. Participates in student learning assessments, student advising, program evaluation, classroom observations, institutional committees, all hands conversation meetings, professional development activities, vocational club, and other activities required by the institution and the Department Chair.
  10. Actively participate in seeking curricula enhancement, training and financial resources including Tribal, state and federal grants and through private sector sources.
  11. Will participate in graduation commencement wearing gap and gown.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:

The Criminal Justice Department Chair will provide supervision of department faculty including adjunct instructors.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

General classroom conditions, including online instruction, occasional outdoors to include but not limited to firearms range, streets and practice driving areas. Normal working hours are from 8:00 am until 5:00 pm with one hour for lunch break. For flexible scheduling, arrangements will be made with the Department Chair.
UTTC instructors must be sensitive to the cultures of the students enrolled at the college, must be willing to learn about those cultures, and must be willing to integrate multi-cultural perspectives where appropriate.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Individual must have a master’s degree in Criminal Justice or related field from an accredited postsecondary institution. Candidate will also possess at least five years of teaching experience in the Criminal Justice field, preferably at the postsecondary level. Must have or be able to obtain a CTE teaching certificate for the state of North Dakota. Must possess a valid driver’s license. Ability to work with diverse groups of people is desirable. Prior experience in law enforcement, corrections, parole and probation, school safety, Tribal policing, etc. is desirable.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Preference will be given to bona fide American Indian applicants in accordance with UTTC policies and Federal Indian regulations for such preference.

UNITED TRIBES TECHNICAL COLLEGE DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEX, RELIGIOUS PREFERENCE, AGE, HANDICAP, MARITAL STATUS, POLITICAL PREFERENCE, OR MEMBERSHIP OR NON-MEMBERSHIP IN AN EMPLOYEE ORGANIZATION, EXCEPT AS ALLOWED BY THE INDIAN PREFERENCE PROVISION OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 1964, AS AMENDED.

PERSONS OF INDIAN ANCESTRY WHO ARE AT LEAST 1/4 DEGREE AND WISH TO CLAIM INDIAN PREFERENCE SHOULD SUBMIT A COPY OF THEIR TRIBAL ENROLLMENT CERTIFICATE INDICATING THEIR DEGREE OF INDIAN BLOOD AND AGENCY ENROLLED.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Interested individual should submit the following application materials to the Human Resource Director:

  1. Cover letter.
  2. Current Resume.
  3. Completed UTTC Application - call for a copy, or you can download a copy from www.uttc.edu.
  4. Reference letters or names, addresses and daytime phone numbers of three individuals familiar with your preparation / experience.
  5. Unofficial copies of transcripts (Official copies required if hired).