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Administration of Justice Professor
College of the Sequoias

  • Dec. 15, 2017
  • Administration of Justice Professor
  • Administration of Justice
  • College of the Sequoias
    Visalia, CA
    United States
  • 2/9/2018
  • Available immediately
  • Professor
  • Law
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General Description
College of the Sequoias Community College District is seeking a candidate for a full-time, tenure-track position in the Criminal Justice Department beginning August 10, 2018.

College of the Sequoias Community College District serves a diverse community of learners and is a designated Hispanic Serving Institution. COS provides a wide range of opportunities in transfer, general education, career and technical programs for our students. We are dedicated to recruiting faculty who are committed to helping a diverse population of students achieve their educational goals. We seek candidates who exhibit an understanding and commitment to the community college mission, and who have a passion for student success.

Job Duties
Duties include: teaching a full range of lower division courses associated with Criminal Justice, including Criminal Law, Laws of Evidence, Police-Community Relations, Criminal Investigation, Criminal Identification, Criminal Justice Ethics, Patrol Procedures, etc.

This position will be assigned primarily to the College of Sequoias Hanford Center, and as deemed necessary, the Visalia or Tulare campus. This position may include instructing evenings and/or weekends. Other responsibilities include: participation in the governance of the college via committee assignments, maintenance of required office hours to meet student needs, full participation in departmental responsibilities, and the willingness to create and/or participate in and sustain an atmosphere of equality, justice, and appreciation for diversity throughout the college.

Minimum Qualifications
The candidate must meet one of the following criteria. The degree must generally be from an institution accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges or the equivalent.
Bachelor's degree AND two years of experience in probation, corrections, parole or
Associate degree and six years of experience in probation, corrections, parole or
the equivalent and
Demonstrated sensitivity to, and understanding of, the diverse academic, social, economic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.
Note: If claiming equivalency, please complete and submit the appropriate Equivalency paperwork found at: Your equivalency paperwork must be submitted as a "supplemental attachment" within the "Attachment" section of this application.

Desirable Qualifications
Community college teaching.
Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
Teaching experience at the community college level.
Ability to use computers and other instructional technologies to provide students with an engaging learning environment.
Ability to work with non-academic campus programs, inclusive of special campus-wide committees or other activities.
Ability to effectively engage with and facilitate authentic learning for students of diverse backgrounds, cultures, and experiences, including underprepared and non-traditional students.
A desire to assume leadership roles both within the Social Science Division, and the institution as a whole.
Active involvement in career-related professional organizations, and evidence of continued professional development in the field of criminal justice.
Ability to work with local criminal justice organizations to provide additional learning experiences for students in support of our established learning goals.
Work collegially and collaboratively within the college community.
Participation in division, program, college committees, and campus governance activities.
Ability to create a dynamic and engaging learning environment that values instructor/student interaction.
Ability to deliver course content in a fashion that addresses multiple learning modalities.
Evidence of the ability to use a variety of teaching strategies and assessment methods to encourage retention while successfully challenging a diverse student population.
Commitment to developing instructional activities, course syllabi, course outlines, and other necessary materials.
Active and ongoing development of learning outcomes, incorporation of outcomes into criminal justice courses, and use of outcome assessments to improve student learning.
Master's degree in Criminal Justice, Criminology, or closely related field, and five years of law enforcement experience or
A Juris Doctor degree with 5 years of experience as a College instructor, and five years of experience in law enforcement.

Application Procedure
Applicants must submit the following material to be considered at
Completed online job application.
Diversity Statement (included within the online job application).
Cover Letter which addresses the Desirable Qualifications. In this letter we invite applicants to expand on strengths not covered in other parts of the application.
Unofficial copies of transcripts of college/ university work. Official transcripts are required for employment.
Equivalency document (if necessary).
Two (2) recent letters of recommendation addressing pertinent experience or equivalent competencies.

College of the Sequoias Community College District
915 S. Mooney Blvd.
Sequoia Room 5
Visalia, California, 93277.


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