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Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Instructor Full-Time Faculty

Clackamas Community College

Job Description



Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Instructor Full-Time Faculty


Salary: $64,601.97 - $71,400.76 Annually
Location: Oregon City, OR
Job Type: Full-Time, Union, Exempt
Division: Technology, Applied Science and Public Services
Job Number: 2223-00266
Closing: 3/26/2023 11:59 PM Pacific


Clackamas Community College (CCC) is an inclusive environment where the unique contributions of our diverse students, employees, and the community are honored and valued. We expect all employees to foster a climate of belonging that supports all students and employees in achieving success.


Develop and teach Criminal Justice classes, focusing on law enforcement, in on-campus, online, and hybrid formats. Serve as lead instructor for law enforcement and the Criminal Justice degree.

Meet with state and local advisory groups to coordinate programs and courses, determine program outcomes, and ensure that CCC's Criminal Justice programs graduate students who meet or exceed local agency and industry standards.

Advise students who are enrolled in Criminal Justice programs.

Assist in developing department class schedules, course outlines, and subject-related extracurricular activities for students.

Review Advanced College Credit high school course articulations related to law enforcement and criminal justice.

Actively participate in departmental planning and other departmental activities, including program assessment and review.

Conduct credential and/or portfolio evaluations to assess eligibility for Credit for Prior Learning.

Act as lead instructor for associate faculty who teach law enforcement courses and provide support and guidance.

Represent CCC as needed on local and regional committees.

Actively participate on college committees, college initiatives and strategic priorities.

Develop and strengthen Cooperative Work Experience (internship) sites and supervise students.

Ability to use technology and online learning platforms to teach or enhance teaching in face to face, online, or hybrid formats

Work well with people of all ages from academically, culturally, and socioeconomically diverse backgrounds.


We are interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. We welcome applicants who bring a diversity of identity, culture, experience, perspective, and thought. We encourage you to apply, even if you do not believe you meet every one of the qualifications described. You are also encouraged to address how your professional and lived experience, scholarship, teaching, mentorship and/or service will contribute to the College.


  • Master's degree or above in Criminal Justice or a related field, or
  • Master's degree or above in any field, and Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice,

  • Master's degree or above in any field and more than five years policing experience.
  • Minimum of five years of experience in Criminal Justice with a minimum of three years as a police officer.
  • Applicants are encouraged to include in their CV/Resume training, education, and work experiences that have given them current knowledge of policing philosophies, tactics, training practices, and related laws.
  • Evidence of successful teaching or training experience using diverse instructional methods with a diverse student population.

  • Ability to exemplify traits that reflect the College's culture, including integrity, a customer service orientation, cultural competency, trustworthiness, flexibility and a willingness to change.

Other Job Elements

The physical demands listed below represent those that must be met by an incumbent to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with qualified disabilities to perform the essential functions.


The position requires minimal (5-20%) physical effort such as lifting, carrying, or movement, etc. Movements required to complete work are not difficult, and only require some degree of agility and hand eye coordination.


The work environment is usually well-protected, with minimal hazards or obstacles (5-20%). There is little or minimal element of personal risk or hazard. Job conditions are usually comfortable, with minimal (5-20%) issues of confinement, temperature change, incident of noise, or interactions of a disagreeable nature, inside/outside work, dirty conditions, exposure to contagious disease, etc. Position may have minimal responsibility for driving.


Supervision of other personnel is not a typical function assigned to this position. May provide training and orientation to newly assigned personnel and may assign work to student workers.


Works under the general direction of the Dean of Technology, Applied Science and Public Services.

Additional Information

Clackamas Community College is a diverse community that provides equal opportunity in employment, activities, and its programs. It is the policy of the Clackamas Community College and its Board that there will be no discrimination or harassment in any educations programs, activities or employment on the grounds of race, color, religion, ethnicity, use of native language, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran status, age, genetic information or any other status protected under applicable federal, state or local laws. The College also prohibits retaliation against an individual for engaging in activity protected under this policy, and interfering with rights or privileges granted under anti-discrimination laws. Persons having questions about equal opportunity and nondiscrimination should contact the Chief Human Resources Officer for Clackamas Community College in Barlow Hall at the Oregon City campus, 503-594-3300. Please note the following areas of responsibility, should you need relevant resources or information: Section 504 Coordinator, Disability Coordinator, Oregon City campus, 503-594-3181; Title II Coordinator, Associate Dean, Oregon City campus, 503-594-3392; Title IX Coordinator, Chief Human Resources Officer, Oregon City campus, 503-594-3300. -


To apply for this position, you must submit:

  • Completed online application
  • Cover Letter explaining your interest in the position and describing how you meet the minimum and special qualifications and requirements of the position
  • Current Resume
  • Completed responses to the Supplemental Questions
  • Unofficial Transcript (Upon hire, candidate will be required to provide official transcript(s) for degree(s) earned, if applicable.)


CCC only accepts applications through our online application system at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/clackamascc. We want you to be successful in applying with us. We highly encourage you to complete and submit your application in advance of the deadline. For technical assistance, please call (855) 524-5627. Please note: This is initially a self-screening system. We recognize that our application process can be lengthy, so before you begin, please read all of the stated requirements to determine if you meet them. Applicants must meet all of the stated minimum/special qualifications and additional requirements to be considered for this position. Based on your responses to the qualifying questions, the system may automatically screen you out from further consideration. Required documents must be provided at the time of application. Please remove any personal information such as photographs, date of birth, gender, social security number, and other protected information from your documents. Documents containing protected information will be considered incomplete. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Positions are subject to budget consideration and approval. For the candidate who is hired into this position, salary placement will be based on guidelines in the handbook or association agreement (as applicable) to assess education and experience. For this reason, please be sure to include everything in your application that you want the college to consider towards placement.

Final candidates may be subject to a criminal background check as part of the employment process. Clackamas Community College participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. This information is kept completely confidential, is obtained only after a candidate is hired, and will not be used to pre-screen any job applicant. The college does not sponsor employees in the visa application process if they intend to use this as their means to work in the United States. This means that all required work visas must be in place and supported by appropriate evidence to be employed by Clackamas. -


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job. This job description is a general description of essential job functions. It is not intended as an employment contract nor is it intended to describe all responsibilities, skills, effort, or work conditions associated with the job someone in this position would perform. All employees of Clackamas Community College are expected to perform tasks as assigned by Clackamas Community College supervisory/management personnel regardless of job title or routine job duties. -


Applicants are eligible to use Veteran's Preference when applying with Clackamas Community College in accordance with ORS 408.225, 408.230 and 408.235; and OAR 105-040-0010 and 105-040-0015. Military personnel who expect to be honorably discharged from the military within 120 days of certifying veteran status on this job application, may also request preference. Preference will only be given if the applicant meets the minimum qualifications and any special qualifications for the position and electronically attach the required documentation at the time of application. DOCUMENTS REQUIRED:

  • MEMBER COPY 4 of the Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form 214 or 215) - OR - Letter from the US Dept. of Veterans Affairs indicating a non-service connected pension.
  • Disabled Veterans must also submit a copy of their Veterans disability preference letter from the Department of Veterans Affairs.
    • You can request copies of your military service record through the National Archives website at: http://www.archives.gov/veterans/military-service-records

For information regarding Veteran's Preference qualifications, visit the following website: https://www.oregon.gov/boli/workers/Pages/veterans-preference.aspx

To apply, visit: https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/Clackamascc/jobs/3923467/criminal-justice-law-enforcement-instructor-full-time-faculty

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