Front Range Community College
Part Time Instructor, Criminal Justice- Boulder County Campus
This is a part-time, temporaryposition with no benefits except Colorado State retirement, PERA.
Front Range Community College (FRCC) is the largest community college in Colorado, enrolling close to 30,000 credit students annually. FRCC is one of 30 colleges in the AACC Pathways project, was recently selected as a Most Promising Place to Work in Diverse Magazine and was profiled as one of 6 top community colleges for transfer student success in a recent Aspen Institute publication. The college has a detailed strategic plan focused on improving student graduation and transfer rates, a strong assessment program, and invests heavily in professional development for staff and faculty including a college-wide leadership program, Roadmap to Achievement. The college has a strong commitment to equity and actively works to create inclusive communities. For more information, visitwww.frontrange.edu. The college has a clear vision outlined in its strategic plan,VISION 2020.
FRCC is committed to diversity and inclusion and is intentional about creating a learning and working environment that recognizes the value of individual and group differences. As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome and encourage inquiries from applicants who will contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of our college. FRCC does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, age, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, religion, or national origin in employment or in our educational programs and activities.
Preliminary screening will be made on the basis of completed application package submitted by candidate. Completed application package includes:
- A letter of interest detailing experience as related to the position;
- An eForm application;
- A copy of official transcripts;
- A one-page statement of your teaching philosophy.
All candidates, including current Front Range Community College employees must submit a complete application packet which includes all material listed above. Only completed application packets will move forward for screening.If hired, official college transcripts will be required.Please review the job duties and minimum requirements carefully. It is your responsibility to demonstrate on your application that you meet all of the minimum requirements listed above to be considered. Failure to do so will result in your application being rejected.All application materials become the property of Front Range Community College and cannot be copied.FRCC will conduct a criminal background check on selected candidate. Employment offers and continued employment are contingent upon receiving a satisfactory report.
Part-time instructors teach courses in criminal justice that may include an introductory course(s) and/or the possibility of other 200-level courses. These courses prepare students for further education at baccalaureate universities or POST-like programs. Duties include following the statewide curriculum guide for the course, teaching the required contact hours throughout the semester, and adhering to FRCC requirements for part-time instructors as per the job description.
All qualified candidates will remain in a talent pool for future consideration.
- Creates an effective learning environment for students.
- Teaches courses consistent with CCCNS template and appropriate course content guide, catalog description, at the scheduled time and place and meets required contact hours.
- Uses appropriate resources, technology, and pedagogy in the delivery of courses.
- Sustains consistency and course integrity through participation in college-wide and programmatic assessment of student learning.
- Collaborates with colleagues for instructional improvement and adheres to departmental standards and policies.
CLASS MEETINGS AND SCHEDULE:
- Submits teaching and regular meeting schedule.
- Submits syllabus to department by the end of the first week of class.
- Provides each student with a syllabus that complies with FRCC/department syllabus guidelines by the end of the first week including all course requirements, course evaluation procedures, attendance requirements, make-up examination policy, and related course procedures.
- Conducts a variety of appropriate evaluations of student performance. Returns graded assignments in a timely fashion, normally within a week.
- Informs students of progress to date periodicallyby assigning and submitting grades on D2L.
- Maintains student attendance records (for Financial Aid purposes), including “No Shows” (students who have not shown up for class).
- Learns and uses college software for reporting, grades, student roster and attendance.
- Assists students with study problems and with evaluating their potential for successful achievement in the course or discipline. Makes referrals as appropriate, i.e. for tutoring.
- Follows/adheres to FERPA guidelines and maintains confidentiality.
- Checks college email at least twice weekly when teaching.
- Responds quickly to e-mail requests from administration as well as students.
- Assists in maintaining a safe and mutually respectful instructional environment in and outside the classroom. Prepares and submits incident reports to Dean of Student Services for inappropriate student behavior as defined by Student Code of Conduct.
- Maintains necessary educational credentials, professional skills and currency appropriate to the teaching assignment and consistent with FRCC/CCCOES policy.
- Interacts sensitively with students, staff and faculty of various cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds.
- Promotes a positive collegiate atmosphere.
Master’s degree in one of several related degrees listed below. Also allowed, a Master’s degree in any field, plus 18 graduate credits in one of the related degrees listed below.
Related degree: Criminal Justice, Criminology, Forensic Anthropology, Forensic Psychology, Juris Doctorate, Political Science, Sociology, Social Science, Public Administration, Public Affairs.
- OR Bachelor's degree AND industry certification in Colorado's Peace Officer's Standard and Training (POST) or equivalent.
Welcome to Front Range Community College, where you come for the students, but stay for the people!
Front Range Community College, as required by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), has compiled a comprehensive Campus Security Report. This report includes information about crime statistics from the previous three years, campus security policies as well as prevention programs. Information pertaining to the Boulder County, Larimer and Westminster campuses as well as the Brighton Center are also made available in this report. Published annually, this report can be found on the Front Range Community College web site under campus locations or by following this link.http://www.frontrange.edu/About-Us/Campus-Locations/Campus-Security-Report.aspx. A paper copy is also available upon request by contacting the Public Safety Office at the Boulder County Campus, the Larimer Campus or the Westminster Campus.