Director, Law Enforcement Training

Director, Law Enforcement Training


Western Piedmont Community College
1001 Burkemont Avenue
Morganton, NC 28655
Phone: 828-438-6000

Job Location

Main Campus


Minimum to Midpoint ($4,014 – $5,017/monthly)



Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, June 14, 2022
Closes: Thursday, July 14, 2022

Target Start Date

Monday, August 1, 2022

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Dean of Workforce Development & Continuing Education

Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

  1. Bachelor’s degree required.
  2. A minimum of five years experience in law enforcement (one year supervisory level preferred).
  3. General Instructor certification.
  4. School Director’s Certification.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Specialized Instructor certification preferred.

Position Description

The Director, Law Enforcement Training will be responsible for formalizing and scheduling the course curriculum in accordance with the curriculum standards established by the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education, Training, and Standards Commission. The primary responsibility is the daily administration of the Law Enforcement Training Programs, which include Basic Recruit Training and In-Service training. The school director must be accountable for assuring compliance with all minimum standards or requirements established by the Commission.

Essential Responsibilities/Duties

Responsible for the daily operation of all Law Enforcement Training Courses, the School Director shall:

  • Select qualified instructors who are actively certified by the Commission.
  • Maintain direct supervision, direction, and control over the performance of all instructors.
  • Determine and record the level of trainee comprehension and retention of instructional subject matter.
  • Develop and use written, oral, or motor-skill performance tests, examinations, and demonstration exercises as determined necessary to establish trainee proficiency.
  • Submission of Pre- and Post-Delivery Reports to the Standards Commission after completing the course delivery.
  • Monitor the progress of each trainee in attendance on a daily basis.
  • Arrange for a timely availability of appropriate audiovisual aids and materials, publications, facilities, and equipment for training in all topic areas.

In all Criminal Justice training courses, the School Director shall:

  • Provide each instructor with a current commission-approved course outline and all necessary information concerning the instructor’s duties and responsibilities.
  • Review each instructor’s lesson plans and other instructional materials for conformance to Commission standards.
  • Establish responsibilities and obligations of agencies or departments employing or sponsoring course trainees.
  • Schedule only those instructors certified by the Commission to teach high liability areas.
  • Monitor all presentations of instructors during course delivery and prepare formal written evaluations on their performance and suitability for subsequent instructional assignments.
  • Instructor of Basic Law Enforcement Training topics.
  • Maintenance of training vehicles, weapons, and equipment.

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Job Post Contact

Anita Berry

Benefit/Recruitment Specialist

Western Piedmont Community College

(828) 448-3127


Western Piedmont Community College, an equal opportunity employer, values and encourages campus diversity in students, faculty, and staff.