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Director, Criminal Justice Academies Instruction
Rancho Santiago Community College District

  • Feb. 5, 2018
  • Director, Criminal Justice Academies Instruction
  • CJ/Academies/Human Services and Technology Division
  • Rancho Santiago Community College District
    Santa Ana, CA
    United States
  • 2/23/2018
  • Available immediately
  • Director/Manager
  • Social Sciences - Other
    Humanities - Other
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Director, Criminal Justice Academies Instruction
Rancho Santiago Community College District

CJ/Academies/Human Services and Technology Division/Criminal Justice Training Center

2017-2018 Interim Management Salary Schedule
Grade H $81,280.84 - $108,936.68/year

The District provides excellent medical and dental coverage and life insurance of a minimum of $50,000 or a maximum not to exceed the annual salary of the employee. Holidays, sick days, and vacation are earned in accordance with the Administrative Handbook. Payroll deductions include the California State Teachers' Retirement System.

Starting Date: As soon as possible after the offer of employment.
Deadline to Apply: Friday, February 23, 2018, 5:00 PM

Responsible to the Associate Dean of Criminal Justice Academies for all aspects of criminal justice academies instruction; assists with other criminal justice education programs; also performs other duties and special projects as assigned.

Works with the Orange County Sheriff's Department and other law enforcement agencies to ensure the efficient and effective operation and management of instruction including, scheduling of all courses in appropriate facilities, staffing, admissions, and compliance with and reporting of certification requirements; assists in the Basic Academy selection process of non-affiliated academy students; counsels individuals interested in law enforcement careers; ensures the effectiveness of all course offerings, activities, and services and their responsiveness to the needs of culturally diverse communities; recommends and implements policies and regulations; ensures compliance with applicable laws and regulations; maintains related records and submits related reports. Supervises and coordinates Santa Ana College's Criminal Justice Academies presentations with law enforcement training partners; assists with the design, delivery, staffing, funding and evaluation of instruction to public and private entities pursuant to contracts. Performs as the Director of the Basic and Modular Academies, coordinates Advanced Officer Training programs, and supervises all academy faculty and classified staff. Coordinates, schedules and conducts In-Service Agreement site visitations as assigned. Assists the Associate Dean with site facility management assuring that all its systems are functioning properly. Performs other duties and special projects as assigned by the Associate Dean of Criminal Justice Academies.

Under the direction of the Associate Dean, the Director of Criminal Justice Academies is responsible for the supervision of assigned staff including the direction and evaluation of work, the adjustment of grievances and the administration of applicable collective bargaining agreements. Recommends the hiring, transfer, lay-off, recall, promotion, discipline, training, and professional development of assigned staff. Monitors part-time faculty LHE and assures compliance within contractual limits.

Responsible for the discipline of students, adjustment of grievances and complaints, scheduling, evaluation and reporting of performance and the maintenance of student records, in accordance with the policies and regulations set forth by the District.

Supervises all aspects of the operation of Criminal Justice Academies instruction, including all functions of assigned staff. Assists in the preparation and management of budget for designated programs; identifies law enforcement training needs, and ensures compliance with California laws and Commission of Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) certification requirements. Maintains POST certification to serve as an academy instructor fulfills academy teaching assignments as needed. Assists in the development of departmental curriculum and conducts program review.

Minimum Qualifications:
Possession of a bachelor's degree; and, at least six years of full-time experience in law enforcement, corrections, probation or parole at a command level (Lieutenant, Captain, Commander, Chief, or equivalent). Successfully completed POST Academy Instructor Certification course (AICC). Required Skills: Ability to assess public safety training and educational needs and opportunities; supervise the preparation, quality, evaluation and staffing of programs and courses, resolve conflicts, make public presentations, supervise assigned staff, and effectively represent the District's interest at the local and state levels.

Selection Criteria
Application Screening:
In addition to the requirements and responsibilities listed, the following criteria will be considered in selecting candidates for interviews:
Educational experience-breadth and depth
Work experience-breadth and depth
Demonstrated leadership capabilities
Program development
Community involvement
Demonstrated experience working with a diverse socioeconomic community
Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with others
Based upon the information presented on the application materials, a limited number of candidates with qualifications most pertinent to the position will be invited to participate in the selection process, which may include a written test and oral interview.

Applicants selected for an interview may be required to take additional tests or assessments and will be notified of such prior to the date of the interview. During the oral session, those selected for interviews will, in addition to the above, also be evaluated on the following factors:
Oral communication skills
Problem solving skills
Successful performance demonstration
Writing skills/demonstration

A predetermined set of questions will be asked of all applicants interviewed. Applicants are requested to provide thorough yet concise information on their related experience to ensure correct evaluation of their qualifications. Evaluation criteria will be applied consistently to all applicants.

Method of Application
For consideration in the selection process, interested persons must complete the online district academic application by the specified closing date for the position at All materials must be submitted online. A computer which can only access RSCCD employment website and scanner to upload application materials/documents (no USB) are available at the Human Resources Department, 2323 North Broadway, Santa Ana, California, 92706, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday.

Please upload the following application materials in the appropriate boxes with your online application by the closing date:
Resume in Word format (Required)
Cover Letter (Required)
Unofficial Transcripts showing that the minimum qualifications are met (Required)
Any additional supplemental materials (Optional)

Travel reimbursement is available to those meeting the established district criteria.

Pre-Employment Requirements
Candidates selected for employment will be required to provide current verification of a negative TB test or chest x-ray, complete the district's fingerprinting process, and bring proof of their legal right to work in the United States. Cost of TB testing, fingerprinting and the fee for criminal records check will be paid for by the candidates.

The District is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, age, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or military and veteran status. The District will make reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities. Applicant should contact the Human Resources Department for assistance.


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