Criminal Justice and Forensic Science Technology Instructor

Criminal Justice and Forensic Science Technology Instructor


Wayne Community College
3000 Wayne Memorial Drive
Goldsboro, NC 27534
Phone: 919-735-5151

Job Location

3000 Wayne Memorial Dr.

Goldsboro, NC 27534


$43,245 - $54,054


State of NC

Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, March 14, 2023
Closes: Friday, June 30, 2023

Target Start Date

Monday, August 14, 2023

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Dean of Public Safety

Employment Type

Full-time, 9 months

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice from a regionally accredited institution is required. Four years of relevant field experience in criminal justice (law enforcement, crime scene processing [forensic science], corrections, probation/parole, homeland security, etc.), and three years of teaching and/or training experience in Criminal Justice topics in any of the following formats: teaching courses, training sessions, conducting professional development workshops, and/or other continuing education seminars are required. Must have a valid North Carolina Driver's License and a driving record that allows the applicant to be insurable under Wayne Community College's auto insurance policy.

Preferred Qualifications

A Master's degree with 18 semester credit hours or currently enrolled in a Master's program in Criminal Justice (or a closely related field) with the ability to complete within 18 months of hire is preferred. Teaching/training experience in a post-secondary institution; experience with assessment of student learning outcomes; and experience with distance learning and/or alternate instructional delivery systems are preferred. Bilingual is preferred.

Position Description

The Instructor will be asked to provide instruction in the Criminal Justice Technology and CJC-Forensic Science curriculum providing students with a foundation of technical and professional knowledge needed for emergency services delivery in local and state government agencies. Instruction involves both management and technical aspects of Law Enforcement, Corrections, Forensics, and the Judicial System. Teaching responsibilities include instruction in classroom and laboratory settings to introduce the student to various aspects of Criminal Justice, Corrections, and Forensics as it relates to criminalistics and crime scene processing with emphasis placed on technical and administrative skills such as investigative principles, corrections, court procedures, law enforcement operations, and critical incidents. The instructor will prepare and teach the Criminal Justice courses in accordance with the requirements of the college. This position reports directly to the Dean for Public Safety. Additional duties include recruiting, advising students, job placement, participation in college/departmental meetings and committees, representation in the local and criminal justice agencies, coordinating all Criminal Justice & Forensic Science Technology program classes, assisting in departmental operations and planning, and other duties as assigned.

If selected for employment, the applicant must submit to a criminal background check and drug screening.

INSTITUTION:  Wayne Community College is a member of the North Carolina Community Colleges System. Located in Goldsboro, NC, the College serves Wayne and adjoining counties. Wayne Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. A Tobacco-Free Campus as of August 1, 2009.

How to Apply

APPLICATIONS: Submit an employment application and all supporting materials, including copies of certifications, post-secondary transcripts, resume, and cover letter via ApplicantOne at No paper applications will be accepted. Applications will be screened, and the most qualified applicants interviewed. All applicants will be notified once the position has been filled.

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