Criminal Justice Instructor

Criminal Justice Instructor


Isothermal Community College
286 ICC Loop Road
Spindale, NC 28160
Phone: 828-286-3636

Job Location

ICC Loop

Spindale, NC


Minimum Salary $41,000.00



Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, June 14, 2022
Closes: Wednesday, August 31, 2022

Target Start Date

Tuesday, January 3, 2023

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Dean of Health and Public Services

Employment Type

Full Time

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice and five years’ experience in the criminal justice field or Master’s degree in Criminal Justice.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Prior experience with teaching in a community college, preferred.



Position Description

In support of the overall Learning College, the Criminal Justice Instructor is responsible for providing a high qualify learning experience for all the College students.  The instructor will teach Criminal Justice courses; provide high quality learning opportunities that assist students in meeting their educational goals and career aspirations; perform instructional-related duties and responsibilities in a timely manner and in accordance with the mission, policies, and procedures of the College; the Criminal Justice instructor will also demonstrate a commitment to the Learning College concept, assessment, cooperative learning, and student advising.


Essential Responsibilities

  1. Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills in communication with students, colleagues, staff and administrators as an individual or as part of a team.
  2. Develop course outlines and content based on the state curriculum standards and updates to the curriculum as needed
  3. Facilitate the delivery of Criminal Justice Program courses including but not limited to Law Enforcement Operations, Court Procedures & Evidence, etc. in the Career and College Promise Program at the regional high schools.
  4. Deliver courses utilizing a variety of teaching methods which may include a combination of traditional, internet, and hybrid
  5. Must teach a full load in the fall and spring semesters. Teaching will take place in the high schools, on the main campus and online.
  6. Serve on the Criminal Justice Advisory Committee
  7. Complete and maintain planning and assessment documents
  8. Serve as an ambassador in the community for Isothermal Community College and Criminal Justice
  9.  Maintain and update certifications pertinent to program
  10. Oversee student portfolio completion for education program
  11. Participate in the marketing, recruitment, and retention of students at the regional high schools
  12. Perform expectations of a faculty member as stated in the Full-Time Faculty Job Description
  13. Other duties as assigned


Skills and Abilities

  1. Develop an understanding and appreciation of the mission, history, current programs, services and goals of Isothermal Community College
  2. Ability to work with others and describe technical issues to non-technical personnel
  3. Ability to work effectively with individuals at all organizational levels and in a variety of work environments
  4. Excellent customer service skills
  5. Excellent written and verbal communication skills and must be highly organized
  6. Excellent technical analysis and problem solving skills
  7. Ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
  8. Ability to monitor and assess performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action
  9. Ability to consider the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one
  10. Must work well independently and within a small team to support the division’s infrastructure
  11. Display initiative, flexibility, and the ability to determine priorities; ability to effectively handle multiple tasks and accomplish goals within set time and financial limits without undue stress
  12. Ability to work effectively under pressure and with a minimum of supervision

How to Apply



Job Post Contact

Tanya Jones