Job Posted 6/4/2021
Employee Type: Ranked Faculty
Status: Full time
Emergency Designation: Essential/Non-Essential
Department: Arts and Sciences Department
Reports to: Chair of the Arts and Sciences Department
- Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
- Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.
This position exists for the purpose of teaching and serving as an academic advisor in the A&S department, and assisting with the Criminal Justice major for both traditional undergraduate and accelerated undergraduate students.
- The desire to grow, develop, and mature, both spiritually and professionally.
- The ability to create and maintain a Christian professional atmosphere in all internal and external relationships.
- A spirit of cooperation and willingness to serve as a team member.
- A professional appearance.
- An excellent reputation among the relevant professional community of peers.
Education and Experience:
- A minimum of an MA in law enforcement related degree from an accredited institution, and/or extensive professional experience in law enforcement.
- A minimum of 2 years of higher educational teaching experience or comparable instructional duties.
- An ability to teach a range of courses from a biblical worldview, in ways that would align with a Criminal Justice major.
- A positive reputation as an educator.
- A well-articulated philosophy of education.
- A proven ability to relate to people from a variety of racial, denominational, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds.
- An ability to relate to both traditional undergraduate and adult undergraduate students and to help them develop an understanding of their career roles through the lens of a biblical worldview
- A demonstrated ability to work with colleagues on corporate projects.
- Proficiency as a communicator in written and oral formats.
- Proficiency with general computer skills.
- An ability to design instruction.
- An ability to develop new courses.
- A demonstrated ability to mentor students outside the classroom.
- Proficiency with word processing, general computer skills, and LBC | Capital’s instructional technologies (i.e., Learning Management System, Video Conferencing, etc.)
- Teach courses as assigned at the undergraduate, adult education, and/or graduate level in face-to-face, blended, and online format which may require teaching during the day, evening, and/or weekend. All courses to be taught with an aim of incorporating and developing a biblical worldview.
- Required teaching load is 12 credits per semester (9 credits CRJ/3 credits A&S).
- Responsibilities in student guidance, student advising, student mentoring, and community relationships at 28 hours per week.
- Assist in recruitment of students for the Criminal Justice major, and connect with Admissions Department as needed to meet with prospective students.
- Advise students in the Criminal Justice major directly or via oversight of other staff advisors in the accelerated Adult Learner Services office.
- Participate in Arts and Sciences department meetings and activities as may be needed.
- Maintain at least 10 office hours weekly for student, staff and faculty consultation and support. This time may include career advising, internship supervision, and mentoring.
- Assist in student retention, with commitment to students’ academic, spiritual and emotional well-being.
- Assist as may be needed in organizing professional development events: visits to local police academies, bringing in guest speakers from law enforcement, and hosting student forums.
- Assist in the development of integrating a biblical worldview within the current CRJ curriculum, as may be needed.
- This position reports to the director of the Criminal Justice program as well as the Chair of the Arts and Sciences Department.