Administration of Justice Instructor (Full time, Tenure Track, Fall 2013) - Monterey Peninsula College in Monterey California

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Monterey Peninsula College

Monterey, California 93940

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Administration of Justice Instructor
(Full time, Tenure Track, Fall 2013)

Salary: $47,317.00 - $69,050.00 Annually
Opening Date: 02/04/13
Closing Date: 4/08/13 05:00 PM

The Administration of Justice instructor will provide classroom instruction which may include among others, Introduction to Administration of Justice, Community and Human Relations, Introduction to Investigation, Introduction to Evidence, Juvenile Law and Procedures, Introduction to Forensics, and Criminal Law. The instructor will evaluate and advise students, hold regular office hours, plan and organize instructional materials.

As the sole full time faculty in the ADMJ department, this position includes curriculum planning and program development in collaboration with members of the other departments in the Social Science division. The instructor will also evaluate and advise students, hold regular office hours, plan and organize instructional materials, review and revise course content as necessary, participate in the campus shared governance process through service on division and campus-wide committees, maintain class and examination schedules as well as grade and attendance records according to college regulations.

As this is a Career and Technical Education program the instructor is responsible to develop the department programs in line with state and federal guidelines, work with an advisory committee of diverse community stakeholders to assess and meet local training and educational needs in administration of justice and develop courses for distance education.

Assignments may include both day and evening courses at the Monterey campus, Marina Education Center, or Seaside Public Safety Training Center as well as on-line instruction.


As a fulltime faculty member in the Administration of Justice Department the successful candidate will also

• Use and develop a variety of effective teaching and assessment methods including the use of computers and information technology to engage student interest and support a variety of learning styles.
• Evaluate student work using clear criteria relevant to the course content and learning objectives.
• Maintain and submit accurate records according to published deadlines (i.e., grades, syllabi, census reports).
• Manage the ADMJ schedule development process, including the hiring and evaluation of adjuncts instructors.
• Develop curriculum and participate in the program review processes.
• Engage in activities that enhance the department’s rapport with area high schools, colleges and businesses.
• Participate in faculty recruitment.
• Hold required office hours and participate in division meetings.
• Carry out collegial responsibilities including, but not limited to, institutional committee assignments, student recruitment and retention, and participation in shared governance committees and campus life activities.

• Any bachelor’s degree AND two years of experience in the field
• Any associate’s degree AND six years of experience in the field.
• A California Community College Instructor Credential (valid for life) in the subject matter.
• The equivalent. To select outstanding faculty members from the largest possible pool of qualified applicants, Monterey Peninsula College recognizes that candidates may have attained expertise through a variety of means. Certain combinations of education, experience, and other accomplishments may be judged by the District as equivalent to the above qualifications for this position. Candidates who feel they possess such equivalent qualifications are encouraged to obtain and complete an equivalency application from the Human Resources Department and provide appropriate documentation of their qualifications;
Commitment to community college goals/objectives of providing quality programs and services for culturally, socio-economically, ethnically, and academically diverse students and students with disabilities; personal qualities to work effectively and with sensitivity in a multicultural environment; awareness of and commitment to the needs of non- traditional and/or re-entry students with diverse abilities and interests.


Anticipated Starting Compensation
Starting at $47,317-69,050 annually, based on documented education and experience. In addition to the base salary, the successful candidate can also earn a Doctoral stipend of $2,850 or a multiple Masters’ stipend of $2,021, if applicable. In addition, the District provides an excellent fringe benefits package, including paid medical and dental coverage for employees and dependents, and a vision plan, life insurance and long-term disability benefits for the employee only. Retirement is the State Teachers’ Retirement System. Participation in tax deferred plans are available.

Assignment & Anticipated Start Date
The assigned work year is 175.5 days per academic year. The assignment will include 15 teaching load units (TLUs) plus five office hours per week. The selected candidate will participate in campus-wide events beginning the week of August 19, 2013.

Application Deadline
Completed application packets must be submitted by 5:00 pm, April 8, 2013. Monterey Peninsula College reserves the right to close, continue, cancel, postpone or restart the recruitment at any time.

Application Procedures
To be considered for review, applicants must submit the following application materials:
1. Complete all required fields of the online District Application including the Diversity Statement and Supplemental Questions; AND
2. Attach a .doc, .docx or a .pdf of your detailed cover letter addressing the position definition, the listed desirable qualifications, personal and professional qualities; AND
3. Attach a .doc, .docx or a .pdf of your résumé or curriculum vitae; AND
4. Attach a .doc, .docx or a .pdf of your transcripts from accredited colleges of Bachelor’s degree and all advanced degrees and coursework. Foreign transcripts must be evaluated by the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers ( at the applicant’s expense; AND
5. Attach a .doc, .docx or a .pdf of three (3) current letters of recommendation relevant to your ability to provide instruction and leadership to the Administration of Justice program; AND
6. Attach a .doc, .docx or a .pdf of your ESSAY (no longer than 2 pages): How do you envision the fieldof administrative justice progressing in the 21st century and how will you be adapting your teaching philosophy?

To apply for this position, please go to and click on the link for “Full Time Faculty and Administrator Positions” there you will find the listing for this position. Click on the job title for full details about the position. Additionally you will see an “apply” button on the right hand side.

You will be required to create a user account. If you already have a user account with another NeoGov employer, you will be able to use your existing account log-in information. Please complete all the required components of the application including uploading of your transcripts and various other documents. Only fully completed applications will be considered.

Only items listed above will be reviewed by the screening committee. Additional document which are submitted, but were not requested, will NOT be forwarded to the committee.

For questions regarding this recruitment or problems applying online, please contact:
Kali F. Viker, M.S.
Human Resources Department
Monterey Peninsula College
980 Fremont Street
Monterey, CA 93940
Telephone: (831) 646-3038
Text Teletype: (831) 645-1319

Applicants selected for interview will be notified by phone approximately 2-6 weeks following the application deadline. All other applicants will be notified by email. Initial, on-campus interviews are tentatively scheduled the week of May 1st. Travel expenses are the sole responsibility of the applicant. Selected finalists will have second round interviews with the President and Vice President. These final interviews are generally conducted via SKYPE. Positions are subject to adequate funding and MPC reserves the right to close, continue, cancel, postpone or restart the recruitment at any time. MPC regrets that relocation assistance is not available.

Conditions of Employment
Offers of employment are contingent upon Governing Board approval. Employment with Monterey Peninsula College is not complete or official until applicants meet all pre-employment requirements. All new employees are required to submit official transcripts, proof of freedom from tuberculosis, and proof of eligibility to work in the
United States.


Keyword Phrases

  • Justice
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Associate
Experience: At least 2 years
Level of Job: Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: $47,317 - $69,050
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Best if Apply By 4/8/2013