Legal Studies Faculty
ASA College invites applications for a non-tenure track position as Lecturer in Legal Studies, beginning Fall 2019. The successful candidate will teach courses in criminal justice courses.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Assist with development of Criminal Justice program course outcomes consistent with Academic Affairs, Legal Studies Division, and Criminal Justice program goals;
- Convey course outcomes and expectations to students according to college policy;
- Organize and manage instructional activities;
- Use appropriate learner-centered instructional methods;
- Provide evaluation methods appropriate to stated outcomes;
- Evaluate student learning in a fair manner;
- Posts and maintains sufficient office hours compatible with student schedules;
- Maintain accurate records of evaluation and course work including attendance;
- Submit grades as required and on time;
- Participate in college evaluation system of instructional services;
- Assist with the recruitment and placement of criminal justice and other ASA college students;
- Encourage students’ involvement in the advising process;
- Advise student having difficulty in class work;
- Direct students to appropriate department and college resources;
- Maintain confidentiality;
- Identify own professional development needs consistent with the mission of the college;
- Participate in department, Academic Affairs, and College faculty/staff development programs.
- Work constructively to resolve individual and department concerns;
- Actively participate in department activities and meetings;
- Is familiar with the mission and philosophy of ASA College;
- Follows ASA College policies and procedures;
- Contribute to the assessment of student academic achievement;
Qualifications – Education, Experience, and Skills
- A JD or master’s degree in Criminal Justice or related field from a regionally accredited institution
- 3-5 years of experience working in the Criminal Justice Field a plus
- Evidence of excellence in teaching at the college level
- Familiar with Blackboard and online education
- Evidence of professional development in the field
- Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills
- Strong technology skills (usage of email, student information system, etc.
- Knowledge of learners and individual learning styles.
- Interest in and commitment to the learner-centered educational process.
- Caring attitude toward students.
- Learning and self-motivation skills.
- Positive attitude.
Job Type: Part-time
Location: New York, NY