Part-time Administration of Justice Instructor (POST Modular Instructor)Bookmark This
College San Mateo
1700 W. Hillsdale Boulevard
San Mateo, CA
DescriptionGeneral Statement: In the Fall of 2014, the POST Regular Basic Course Module III (ADMJ 780) will once again be offered at College of San Mateo. The State of California (POST-Peace Officer Standards and Training) sets the curricula, practices, and training methods for the classes. Multiple adjunct instructors are needed to teach specialized subjects (i.e. Arrest and Control, Firearms, etc.). Classes may be held during the day, evening, and on weekends. Duties and Responsibilities: Primary responsibilities include the following:
1.Teach courses in the POST Regular Basic Course Module III (ADMJ 780)
2.Follow the curricula, practices, and training methods for classes as established by the State of California (POST);
3.Provide a classroom environment that promotes and stimulates learning for every student;
4.Use and stay abreast of current pedagogies and technologies that are effective in a diverse classroom;
5.Consult with students during regularly-scheduled office hours;
6.Collaborate with other program faculty and staff Requirements: ?Possession of a Bachelor's degree with two years of experience in public safety career fields OR Associate degree with six years of experience in public safety career fields OR a California Community College credential authorizing service as an instructor in administration of justice OR the equivalent (see information below).
?Possession of a California POST Intermediate Certificate
?Proof of successful completion of the POST Academy Instructor Certificate Course (AICC), 40 hours IDI Level l.
?Proof of successful completion of the POST Certified Specialized Training (1070) if teaching specialized subjects: Arrest and Control, Baton/Impact Weapons, Chemical Agents, Defensive Tactics, Driving Training (simulator as well), Electronic Weapons, Firearms, First Aid/CPR, Force Options Simulator, and Hazardous Materials. Required only for these specific courses.
?Demonstrated cultural competence, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff.
For persons applying for this position based on Equivalence, please answer the supplemental question on the online application choosing one or more of the following:
Degree Equivalence: Possession of a degree(s) with similar content to those listed in the job announcement. Transcripts required.
Academic Background Equivalence: Meet all of the requirements for minimum qualifications in an allied field, and twenty-four (24) semester units of both upper division and graduate work in the academic field specified in the job announcement. Transcripts required.
Professional Achievement Equivalence: Outstanding professional achievement or substantial training in the field specified in the job announcement. Preparation, experience, and ability must be equivalent to those expected from a candidate who meets minimum qualifications. Desirable Skills and Abilities: Preference will be given to candidates with:
Subject matter preparation:
1.Specific degrees in such disciplines as Criminal Justice, Psychology, Sociology, or Public Administration
2.Master's or higher degree desired in such disciplines as Criminal Justice, Psychology, Sociology, or Public Administration;
3.Successful experience in teaching the POST Basic Course Curriculum;
Evidence of outstanding ability as a teacher
In addition to a short classroom teaching demonstration and written skills demonstration that will be part of the interview process, appropriate evidence includes, but is not limited to, experience, training, or achievement that the candidate has:
4.Ability to use teaching methods that emphasize cooperation and collaboration and engage students actively in their studies, encouraging them to become critical thinkers and independent learners;
5.Commitment to and proficiency in following the curricula and methods of delivery consistent with POST standards and practices for the Basic Course Curriculum;
6.Ability to motivate students from a broad spectrum of cultural, academic, socioeconomic, and language backgrounds, as well as levels of participation;
7.Knowledge of program specific data collection and data analysis;
8.Ability to use instructional methods that emphasize cooperation and collaboration and that reflect cultural sensitivity and interdisciplinary approaches to the POST subject matter;
9.Familiarity with and willingness to expand the use of technology appropriate for teaching the POST Basic Course Curriculum;
10.Knowledge of the issues surrounding the training and employment of criminal justice system positions;
11.Understanding of and commitment to the role and purpose of the community college, including the mission and values of College of San Mateo;
12.Ability and desire to work collaboratively with faculty members and staff to enhance instruction, curriculum, and student success; and
13.Commitment to professional responsibilities outside of the classroom through enthusiastic contributions to department and POST guidelines. EEO Statement: The San Mateo County Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks to employ individuals who represent the rich diversity of cultures, language groups, and abilities of its surrounding communities. Benefits: Academic employees participate in the State Teachers' Retirement System (STRS), a defined-benefit retirement plan through the State of California or they may choose to participate in the STRS Cash Balance program or Social Security. Required Documents: Resume/Curriculum Vitae
College Transcripts Special Instructions to Applicants: All applicants must submit the following items in order to be considered in this process:
?A completed online District application form. Please go to https://jobs.smccd.edu to complete the application.
?A cover letter addressing applicant qualifications as they directly relate to the Requirements and Desirable Skills and Abilities listed in this announcement. You will be asked to attach (upload) your cover letter at the time of application.
?A résumé that details all relevant education, training, and experience. You will be asked to attach (upload) your resume at the time of application.
?Complete copies of all undergraduate and graduate academic transcripts
SMCCCD Office of Human Resources
3401 CSM Drive, San Mateo, CA 94402
Automated Service Line 650.574-6555
Online application: https://jobs.smccd.edu