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Criminal Justice Adjunct Instructor
Title:Criminal Justice Adjunct Instructor
Location:Pioneer Career Center
Posting Date:N/A
Initial Screening Date:N/A



Division: Division of Social & Behavioral Sciences
Department: Criminal Justice
Job title: Criminal Justice Adjunct Instructor
Reports to: Coordinator, Criminal Justice/ Dean of Social & Behavioral Sciences
Supervises: Students
Position type: Part-time
FLSA Status: Exempt


The Criminal Justice Adjunct Instructor reports to the Dean of Social & Behavioral Sciences for all matters pertaining to the development and implementation of the program, the facilitation of the teaching/learning process, and the supervision of students.  The individual selected will teach one to three courses per week at the high school for dual partnership college credit.  This single posting will be used to fill four (4) Criminal Justice Adjunct Instructor positions.


  • Teach a series of criminal justice courses in block to area high school students attending the Pioneer Center.
  • Develop with the Criminal Justice Coordinator a set of courses offerings to be delivered, to high school students each semester, as part of the criminal justice degree.
  • Develop and lead a summer camp related to criminal justice/ public safety to encourage and grow enrollment in the Pioneer CRJS program.
  • Selection of appropriate materials, textbooks, and equipment to teach the Skills USA Criminal Justice components as part of the curriculum delivered each term.
  • Evaluation of student progress as related to learning objectives.
  • Participate on the criminal justice advisory board and help recruit participants from the Leavenworth Services Areas as needed.
  • Collaborate with College employees through participation on Campus Committees.
  • Participate in faculty development, student recruitment, student advising, and student retention activities.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Mathematics Science and Business Technology (MSBT) Dean.


  • Discuss program issues with the Criminal Justice Coordinator and the Mathematics Science and Business Technology (MSBT) Dean on an ongoing basis.
  • Consult with appropriate faculty in development of new course needs and offerings.


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


  • Experience working within the criminal justice arena is essential.
  • Ability to work effectively with administration, faculty, and students.


  • Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice or
  • Master’s degree in a related discipline plus 18 graduate hours in criminal justice area is required.


  • Teaching experience in an educational setting is preferred.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and talk or hear and sometimes walk and sit.  Occasionally the employee will bend or twist at the neck more than the average person.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally push or lift items.  The employee is directly responsible for safety, wellbeing, and work output.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision such as the ability to read handwritten or typed material, and the ability to adjust focus. The position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from several people and interact with the public and other staff.

SALARY:   Adjuncts are paid at the rate of $757.00 per credit hour.

Must be able to work a variable schedule/varying hours to meet operational needs. May require evening and weekend hours; as needed.

To Apply Submit:

  • Kansas City Kansas Community College employment application online found at WWW.KCKCC.EDU, click on Services then select Employment Opportunities for a list of positions applying for.
  • Applicants are to thoroughly complete the online application (do not reference resume) and attach the required transcript (s).  Unofficial transcripts will be accepted for the online application process.  Most unofficial transcripts can be downloaded from college/university websites and must show degree awarded, course work, and conferral date. Official transcripts for all the degree(s) awarded must be submitted to Human Resources within 10 days of offer of employment.
  • Three (3) professional references with phone number(s) and email addresses are required.
  • College screening committee is responsible for application review and interviews.  The final candidate (s) selected to be hired will be made by the hiring supervisor.
  • Successful completion of a background check on all persons recommended for employment is required.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: position will remain open until filled.

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential functions that will be required of position given this title and should not be construed as a declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees will be assigned specific job related duties through their hiring department. Specific job related duties assigned by hiring department shall be consistent with the representative essential functions listed above and shall not be expanded in role or scope.




KCKCC is an Equal Employment Opportunity Institution.

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