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Program Coordinator/Instructor – Law Enforcement In-Service Programs

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Philosophy of Teaching: Please provide your personal philosophy of teaching statement. Philosophy of the Role of Community College: Please provide your personal philosophy statement of the role of the community college. List of References with contact information: Please submit a list of four references with contact information. Do not submit letters of reference. NOTE: Please submit each item that is requested in its entirety. If you need assistance, please call HR for help prior to submitting your information and receiving a confirmation number. Once required documents are attached, submit and confirm application.

Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number AF636-17
Title of Position Program Coordinator/Instructor – Law Enforcement In-Service Programs
Organizational Unit Law Enforcement Admin
Position Type Administrative/Professional
Position Status Full Time, Permanent
Function of Position

The Program Coordinator/Instructor is a combined teaching, administrative, and customer service position. A key responsibility of this position is to understand the issues facing law enforcement and develop a consensus among many agencies regarding training solutions to address these issues. This position is responsible for program development, coordination, and instruction of training programs for law enforcement and other public safety agencies. The Program Coordinator also assists other instructors with the development and implementation of teaching methods, educational materials, and the utilization of instructional technology to enhance learning. Other key operational responsibilities include advancing customer relations with participating agencies, managing financial operations of the in-service program, and coordinating the registration of in-service courses. These responsibilities may encompass law enforcement, emergency medical services, fire service, homeland security, and other public safety disciplines. The Program Coordinator/Instructor reports to the Dean of Public Safety Programs.

Examples of Duties & Responsibilities

• Coordinates all aspects of a course from its development, creation of instructional materials, promotion of the course, obtaining necessary resources, identifying and scheduling instructors, student assessment, and delivery of instruction
• Assists instructors and other course developers with issues related to instructional design and the implementation of technology in learning, including but not limited to adult learning methodology, lesson plan development, student exercises development, student assessment, and multimedia learning resources
• Applies principles of customer service to the agencies served by the program
• Ensures compliance with New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services (NYSDCJS) standards for Municipal Police Training approved courses
• Maintains awareness of emerging law enforcement trends and issues
• Identifies future needs and trends in law enforcement and proposes solutions to meet those needs by developing and implementing new educational programs and/or training initiatives
• Evaluates instructors and their methods, curriculum, exercises, and student assessments
• Performs all responsibilities of the position either independently or as a member of a team
• Provides qualified expertise in law enforcement areas such as tactics, physical fitness, defensive tactics, firearms, reality-based training and areas as appropriate to the program coordinator’s background, credentials, and experience
• Instructs in courses or topics as appropriate to the coordinator’s experience and credentials
• Seeks grant funding as appropriate
• Represents the PSTF to other groups and professional organizations
• Supervises technical assistant(s), instructors, and other support personnel as required
• Maintains documentation of training, objectives, lesson plans, media, and testing instruments for programs as required
• Coordinates Special Team training as requested by law-enforcement agencies in Monroe County
• Manages the law enforcement in-service training budget
• Performs other functions as assigned by the Dean of Public Safety Programs

MCC Expectations:
• Responsible for adhering to the College Code of Conduct
• Responsible for contributing to and maintaining an inclusive and collaborative College environment
• Responsible for maintaining technological competencies utilized by the College
• Commitment to the philosophy of a comprehensive community college
• Commitment to professional growth

Required Qualifications

• Earned bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, public safety administration, education, instructional design, or related discipline from a regionally accredited higher education institution
• Full-time experience as a sworn law enforcement officer; this experience must include extensive experience in responding to calls for service, patrol, or investigation of crimes
• Prior teaching or training experience in a relevant field
• Ability to work both independently and as a member of a team
• Commitment to the value of customer service
• Understand the foundations of effective police supervision and management as demonstrated by experience as a full-time supervisor and/or manager in a law enforcement agency
• Knowledge of current trends and issues facing law enforcement
• History of continuing professional development
• Professional writing and verbal communication skills
• Project management skills (including but not limited to: leadership, negotiating, scheduling, task management, and quality management)
• Competency with personal computer-based word processing, presentation, and spreadsheet software

Preferred Qualifications

• Earned master’s degree in criminal justice, public safety administration, education, instructional design, or related discipline from a regionally accredited higher education institution
• Graduate of the FBI National Academy
• Instructor/teaching credentials or certifications
• Experienced and effective program manager

Posting Date 08/24/2017
To be fully considered, supply all requested documents by this date 10/02/2017
Special instructions regarding transcripts

Unofficial transcripts are required for the application process. Applications that are lacking unofficial transcripts will not be considered by the search committee.

Please attach transcripts for the most recent degree earned or a combination of transcripts showing that the required minimum qualifications are met. To attach multiple transcripts electronically, please scan as a single document and attach. It is not possible to attach multiple transcripts separately. If you are not able to attach unofficial copies electronically, please certify and submit your application without them. Follow up by either mailing unofficial copies to: Human Resources, Monroe Community College, 1000 E Henrietta Rd., Rochester, NY 14623 OR faxing them to: 585-292-3843 OR emailing them to: hr@monroecc.edu.

Human Resources (HR) will scan the transcripts and attach them to your application after you have certified and submitted your application. (If HR attaches the transcripts, the applicant is not able to view them.)

Current MCC employees should contact HR with a request for HR to scan and attach transcripts from the employee file.

OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS ARE REQUIRED PRIOR TO START OF EMPLOYMENT. New employees will not be permitted to begin employment until official transcripts showing degree(s) earned are received by Human Resources.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Philosophy of Teaching: Please provide your personal philosophy of teaching statement.

Philosophy of the Role of Community College: Please provide your personal philosophy statement of the role of the community college.

List of References with contact information: Please submit a list of four references with contact information. Do not submit letters of reference.

NOTE: Please submit each item that is requested in its entirety. If you need assistance, please call HR for help prior to submitting your information and receiving a confirmation number. Once required documents are attached, submit and confirm application.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/CV
  3. Philosophy of the Role of Community College
  4. List of References With Contact Information
  5. Philosophy of Teaching
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcript (Please see special instructions regarding transcripts)

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Will you now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Have you earned a bachelor’s degree or higher in criminal justice, public safety administration, education, instructional design, or related discipline from a regionally accredited higher education institution?
    • Yes
    • No