Criminal Justice Instructor

Posted: 07/25/2022

Salary Expectation: $66,708 to $81,532 ** If the successful candidate hired does not meet the educational requirements, the position may be offered at a different salary, per the full-time faculty salary schedule.

LTC offers great benefits from health, dental, vision, life, even pet insurance! If you don't need health benefits you will receive a $4,000 stipend for waiving those benefits. We also offer a Retirement plan through the Wisconsin Retirement System as well as other supplemental retirement 403b and 457 plans. In addition, we have the option to contribute to the Wisconsin EdVest 529 Education Savings Plan.

Looking for time off? We offer PAID leave for sick leave (we call this paid leave of absence), and holidays. Faculty also receive 20 days of no class/no commit time. We have Friday's off in the summer and a Holiday break from Christmas through New Year's to give you a break from the busy semester!

There are so many additional benefits that we offer including tuition reimbursement, professional development, a free on-site wellness/fitness center and an on-site child care center. There are also employee discounts on plans with US Cellular, Sprint, Sports Core, and more. For additional information on all of our vast array of benefits, check out our benefits guide by clicking HERE.

Flexible day/evening/weekend hours, based upon the needs of the college

Lakeshore Technical College - Cleveland, Wisconsin

Position Overview:
Faculty in this role are required to maintain proficiency using equipment common to modern law enforcement training, including; Non-Lethal Training Firearms, Non-Lethal Training Ammunition (NLTA), foam batons, inert pepper spray, electronic control devices loaded with non-conductive training cartridges, training cartridges used in less-lethal control equipment, rubber / inert or otherwise fake training knives, firearms, and other props, high impact protective training gear (FIST Suit), standard mobility training gear (SPARTAN training gear), NLTA gear (simunition brand qualified equipment), and specialized training gear (TASER or HALT training suits).

Faculty in this role are required to maintain a valid driver license and must be able to operate a law enforcement patrol vehicle to a high degree of skill equal to or exceeding the testing requirements set out for the students in the Department of Justice (DOJ) approved curriculum.

Faculty in this role must be able to operate a law enforcement handguns, rifles, and other weapons to a high degree of skill equal to or exceeding the testing requirements set out for the students in the DOJ approved curriculum.

Faculty in this role must supervise cohorts of students in higher risk training environments.

Faculty in this role must guide, direct, and mentor adjunct instructors and instructional assistants.
This position requires faculty to assist in the maintenance of program accreditation. Faculty in this role are required to create effective relationships with students and law enforcement agencies.

Faculty ensure the safety of students in inherently dangerous training environments through protocols, procedures, discipline, best practices, and proper use of equipment.
Provide an exceptional customer service experience to both internal and external customers throughout every interaction.

Job Responsibilities:
•    Create effective relationships with students to promote learning.
•    Create effective relationships with background investigators to support background investigators with respect to the hire-ability of recruits.  
•    Ensure the safety of students in higher risk training environments including firearms, emergency vehicle operations, use of force training, pepper spray training, electronic control device training, baton training, pursuit immobilization technique training, and less lethal training through protocols, procedures, discipline, best practices, and proper use of equipment.
•    Provide regular curriculum and course improvement with continually updated teaching methods.
•    Participate in subject or program leadership teams and college-wide committees.
•    Participate in college outreach activities.
•    Work effectively in a team-based environment.
•    Seek opportunities for continuous professional development.
•    Facilitate optimal learning through integration of technology and utilization of appropriate delivery methods.
•    Evaluate student learning based on course competencies employing formative and summative strategies.
•    Create an inclusive, effective learning environment that addresses barriers and provides reasonable accommodations.

•    Bachelor’s Degree in; law enforcement management/leadership, non-law enforcement management/leadership, education, criminal justice, or other related field is required ~OR~ an Associate's degree in criminal justice. If no Bachelor's degree, successful candidate will be required to complete within five years of employment. Master’s degree in a related discipline is preferred.
•    Must meet requirements of appropriate accrediting agencies, have or be able to obtain Wisconsin Department of Justice Law Enforcement Standards Board (LESB) certifications.
•    Must be certified as a WI LESB Certified Instructor in Firearms, Defensive and Arrest Tactics, Emergency Vehicle Operation and Control, Vehicle Contacts, Professional Communication Skills, and Tactical Response, or the ability to obtain these certifications within 6 months of hire.
•    Applicant must have a minimum of three years (6,000 hours) of experience specific to program needs at the time of hire (recent experience preferred). 
•    Teaching experience, preferably in law enforcement.
•    Ability to work non-standard hours including mornings and evening hours.
•    Experience with computer assisted instruction and software.
•    Working knowledge of PC software in a Windows or windows compatible environment.
•    Possess excellent classroom delivery skills, which encourages success and participation on the part of students.
•    Must be innovative and able to collaborate with other staff in developing curriculum for classroom instruction.
•    Must be well motivated and have a strong interest in contributing to the success of the college.
•    Positive human relations and effective written and oral communication skills essential.
•    Exemplify college values in all staff and student interactions as well as services delivered.
•    Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and relate successfully with staff, students, and people of diverse cultural, social or educational backgrounds.
•    Fluent, bilingual individual is beneficial.

Condition(s) of Employment:

  • Employment conditional on completion of a Background Information Disclosure (BID) and a Motor Vehicle Record Check with the results acceptable to the College.
  • Valid State of Wisconsin driver’s license is required.
  • Must meet and maintain Faculty Quality Assurance System (FQAS) requirements.

Type of Position: Full Time Position

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