Clinical Instructor

North Carolina Central University

North Carolina Central University

Software Engineering
Durham, NC, USA
Posted on Wednesday, April 26, 2023

Clinical Instructor

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Posting Details

Position Information
Working Title Clinical Instructor
Position Number 611227
Appointment Type Fixed Term Faculty ends June 30
Tenure Track No
FTE 1=9/10 month -Faculty only
If time limited, duration date
Position Overview
Primary Function of Organizational Unit
The Department of Criminal Justice is one of the largest undergraduate programs at NCCU, and it is projected to grow at the undergraduate and graduate levels. This position is essential to the department’s efforts to support all undergraduate programs (face-to-face and online) a priority of both the University and department. The undergraduate program is the only program in North Carolina to be certified by both the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences and the NC Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission. In addition, the Department of Criminal Justice is home to two Institutes: The Juvenile Justice Institute and the Institute for Homeland Security and Emergency Management both of which support the research agendas of faculty.

North Carolina Central University is a Historically Black University located in Durham, NC in the heart of the Research Triangle. The University has been recognized as the number one HBCU in the country and a leading university for economic mobility for students in North Carolina.
Primary Purpose of Position
North Carolina Central University’s Department of Criminal Justice in the College of Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities seeks applicants for a full-time 9-month Clinical instructor position (non-tenure-track) (PN 611227) on a fixed-term contract starting in August 2023. This position is primarily responsible for monitoring and advising at-risk students; teaching and advising undergraduate students; research and service.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
This person will be expected to teach the practicum and cooperative courses, advise and monitor students who perform below the university academic standards, be responsible for tracking student success and retention, develop the practicum course, identify and establish new co-op and internship opportunities as well as serve on departmental and university committees. This person is heavily involved with agencies ensuring students perform at maximum level during their experiential learning. The courses are both robust and vigorous in professional development. This person also handles the academic appeals within the department and ensures students are enrolled in their classes once the appeals are approved. Person must be able to teach distance education courses and performs face-to-face instruction, engages in curriculum development and assessment at the undergraduate level, and advises students face-to-face and in a virtual workspace. In addition, the individual participates in the normal functions of the Department. The key performance indicators for this position include establishing a protocol assessment of at-risk students, preparing Memorandums of Understanding with agencies, timely and accurate academic advising, and course instructions that achieve student learning outcomes with high Student Rating of Instruction (SRI) scores. This position supports the University’s strategic goal of sustaining and elevating the quality of teaching in academic units. The required knowledge, skills and abilities include advanced technological skills, effective written and interpersonal communication skills, knowledge and ability to deliver instruction via the Canvas or similar systems, and experience with technology-integrated learning environments.
Minimum Education/Experience
Earned Master’s degree in criminal justice, criminology, or related field; Experience with teaching online and face-to-face courses, and experience teaching adult learners; Commitment to advising and working with diverse populations; Strong case Management Experience; and, Professional recommendations evidencing cooperation with colleagues, good character, integrity and attitude.
Licenses or Certification required by Statute or Regulation
Equal Opportunity Employer
North Carolina Central University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
Primary Responsibilities and Duties
Function Instructional
Describe the specific tasks and responsibilities related to the function.
30% Teaching – Undergraduate Criminal Justice Courses.
40% Academic Advising – At-risk student online and main campus students.
Function Administrative
Describe the specific tasks and responsibilities related to the function.
Administrative – preparing MOUs and working with agencies for student field placements; curriculum development for professional development and leadership KSA for students. Monitor and evaluate field and job placement for Criminal Justice majors and graduates.
Function Public Service
Describe the specific tasks and responsibilities related to the function.
Service – Serving on committees at the departmental, college and university levels
Posting Detail Information
Posting Number EPA02830P
Open Date 04/20/2023
Date desired for closing or initial review
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Date Position Available 07/01/2023
Special Instructions to Applicants
Finalist will be required to submit an official transcript and submit to a background investigation. Candidates are required to upload their Letters of Recommendation prior to submitting their applications.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Unofficial Transcripts (official required from selected candidate)
  5. Letter of Recommendation 1
  6. Letter of Recommendation 2
  7. Letter of Recommendation 3
  8. List of References
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. DD-214 (for Veterans Only)

Supplemental Questions

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