PT Law Enforcement Course/Certification Coordinator

PT Law Enforcement Course/Certification Coordinator


Johnston Community College
245 College Road
Smithfield, NC 27577
Phone: 919-934-3051

Job Location


Main Campus - Smithfield, NC


$29.25 - $36.00 Hourly



Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Monday, June 6, 2022
Closes: Monday, August 1, 2022

Target Start Date

Friday, July 1, 2022

Expected Work Hours


Employment Type

Part Time

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum & Preferred Qualifications:


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 


Education Minimum:  Associates Degree.  Ability to communicate with various levels of students through various mediums of instructional delivery; educational philosophy compatible with the role of the community college. 

Education Preferred:  Training and experience equivalent to a Subject Matter Expert, Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s Degree, current NCJA General Instructor Certified (or able to obtain within 90 days), current NCJA Specialized Instructor for Firearms, and/or Driving, School Director or Qualified Assistant experience for State Commission courses (or able to obtain in 90 days).  Possess a current CPR certificate or ability to obtain. 

Experience Minimum:  Five (5) years of Criminal Justice Practitioner Experience or related fields with supervisory experience.  Instruction in adult learners and diverse populations.  

Experience Preferred:  Fifteen (15) years of Criminal Justice Practitioner Experience or related fields with supervisory, administrative, budgeting, certification and instruction in adult learning of diverse populations in BLET and In-service experience.  

Preferred Qualifications


Position Description


Must be able to explain and teach community college students from various backgrounds, cultures, ages and experience levels subjects centered on modern Criminal Justice Technology concepts and applications.  The position involves the teaching of the principles, theories and techniques used in Criminal Justice as well as coordination of needed courses.  The faculty will create a learning and teaching environment for students in accordance with the educational objectives of the college with and understanding of student success strategies.  


Knowledge & Responsibilities:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned. 

  • Assists with coordinating in-service training for Law Enforcement In-Service area
  • Helps maintain all course records and documentation for in-service courses
  • Provides support and direction to part-time instructors
  • Develops law enforcement courses in accordance with current local law enforcement needs by researching and designing new training programs and updates existing training and documentation
  • Collaborates with internal auditors to ensure program compliance with all NCCCS rules and NC Training and Standards rules
  • Assists with the coordination of the JCC Howell Woods Training Facility
  • Reviews instructor lesson plans and other instructional materials for conformance to Commission standards
  • Ensures course deliveries are following Commission procedures and standards, considers advisory guidelines issued by the Commission, and ensures the training offered is safe, effective and within Commission guidelines.
  • Oversees employees who may assist in the planning, development, presentation or administration of courses for the area
  • Participates in the marketing of programs, recruitment of students, and makes presentations to outside stakeholders
  • Schedules classes to meet student needs at all locations, times, and formats
  • Develops and teaches Law Enforcement courses conducting learning activities and assessments
  • Provide support and assistance to Department Chair of Criminal Justice programs regarding continuing education 
  • Administrative duties directly related to NC Commission courses (NC Criminal Justice Training and Standards and NC Sheriff’s Education and Trainings and Standards Commissions)
  • Liaise with NC Criminal Justice Training and Standards and NC Sheriff’s Education and Trainings and Standards Commissions
  • Assists with departmental policy / procedures, revisions, forms development and budgeting to establish certification standards, while working with other college departments, colleges and certification bodies
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Flexible Schedule to needs of Criminal Justice Dept.


Supervisory Responsibilities:  This job has no supervisory responsibilities.


Additional Information:

All employees are expected to:

  • Promote a common purpose consistent with stated College goals and demonstrate a commitment to students and the learning environment
  • Possess the knowledge of general written standards and procedures utilized, and have the ability to read, interpret, and follow procedural and policy manual related to the job tasks
  • Demonstrate the ability to respond to supervision, guidance and direction in a positive, receptive manner and in accordance with stated policies
  • Provide quality customer service by creating a welcoming and supportive environment
  • Present a professional image in word, action, and attire
  • Demonstrate professionalism in dealing with a diverse population while understanding and respecting each other’s view of the world, personalities, and working styles
  • Conduct oneself in a manner consistent with the College’s standards of ethical conduct
  • Apply effective techniques to create working relationships with others to achieve common goals; successfully communicate and collaborate with others to achieve goals.
  • Demonstrate skills necessary to look at situations and processes critically to make recommendations for improvement
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned in support of the College’s goals and core values.


Language Skills

Requires the ability to utilize a wide variety of descriptive data and information, such as policy manuals, Employee Handbook, SACSCOC Criteria Manual, NC Commissions guidelines, program guidelines from JCC, course syllabi and course textbooks.     


Mathematical Skill

Requires the ability to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division, as well as ability to calculate decimals and percentages.  This position must be able to provide accurate data for program costs projection analysis.


Reasoning Ability Functional Reasoning

Requires the ability to apply principles of influence systems, such as motivation, incentive, teaching andragogy, and leadership.   Ability to exercise independent judgment to apply facts and principles for developing approaches and techniques to problem resolution.  Requires the ability to exercise the judgment, decisiveness and creativity required.


Computer Skills

A complete knowledge of Microsoft Office Products as used in overall management in an educational environment is required, other commonly used educational formats in Criminal Justice education and technology. 


Required Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Other certifications may be requested depending upon instructional block required to teach.


Equipment, Machinery, Tools, and Materials Utilization

Requires the ability to use, operate, and/or handle a variety of office and Criminal Justice related equipment.


Physical Demands

This position is normally active with some physical demands of lifting up to 60 lbs.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Have the ability to complete all objectives of course assigned.


Work Environment

The position has responsibilities in classroom and laboratory environments.  The position may require work in a variety of environments including outdoors in extreme conditions on occasion.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

How to Apply

Please apply directly through our website.

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