Criminal Justice Faculty

Garden City Community College

United States

June 9, 2022


Criminal Justice Faculty


Depends on Qualifications


Garden City, KS

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  • Benefits
  • Job Description

    Garden City Community College is a vibrant and dynamic community college located in the heart of the rural Southwest Kansas high plains region. Officially designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution, the College serves a student population which reflects the area's rich diversity. The College serves approximately 2,000 students across multiple populations including on- campus, online, and area high schools and has a history of strong program options in both transfer and technical education. The College is located in Garden City, a community with a recent history of robust population growth. Garden City has many amenities including arts and culture, plentiful shopping, and daily jet service to Dallas.

    Garden City Community College's Department of Public Safety seeks an experienced Criminal Justice professional who is passionate about helping students further their educational and career goals. The teaching assignment may include daytime, evening, and online instruction. The typical teaching load is 5/5 or 30 credit hours per year. This is a tenure track, full-time (172-day) faculty position covered by the Negotiated Agreement.

    The successful applicant will be a part of the college's Technical Education and Workforce Development team, a dedicated group of individuals working in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment. Supervision is provided by Program Leader, Assistant Dean, and the Dean of Technical Education and Workforce Development.

    Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and teach Criminal Justice courses and continuing education training for area agencies including online, hands-on and classroom programs related to criminal justice / law enforcement classes, Team-T (in-service) seminars both on and off campus; works with pre-service and in-service students and other related public safety areas.
  • Develops and maintains working relationships with local, state, and federal public safety agencies.
  • Assists with student organization and criminal justice competition team.
  • Develop, organize, and prepare training materials and curriculum.
  • Assess the educational and training needs of area agencies.
  • Contact instructors and arrange for equipment and supplies.
  • Develop co-sponsoring partnerships and curriculum for courses.
  • Prepare and monitor budget and progress for each course.
  • Seek appropriate level of funding and/or tuition fee structures to meet GCCC budget guidelines.
  • Partner with local high schools to develop dual credit opportunities.
  • Evaluate courses and recommend continuation or revision.
  • Use excellent communication and human relations skills.
  • Use database applications to create and manage files and communicate requested information, maintaining confidentiality.
  • Participate in course and curriculum design, student advisement, program review, and serve on college committees as required to maintain and improve student learning.
  • Participate in staff and college meetings and contribute through appropriate committee assignment.
  • Performance Measurements

  • To establish and foster relationships with external industry partners.
  • To create and revise curriculum to meet local industry demands.
  • To prepare students for entry into workforce through attainment of appropriate industry-recognized credentials.
  • Faculty Profile Personal and Professional Qualities

  • Strong commitment to quality teaching, student learning, and academic excellence.
  • Learner-centered, able to facilitate the learning process, to inspire, motivate, and help students to succeed.
  • Appreciation and respect for student role, contribution, and responsibility in the learning process.
  • Commitment to develop learning outcomes and design alternative approaches to learning.
  • Ability and willingness to apply knowledge of academic or occupational areas in designing strategies related to learning outcomes.
  • Commitment to integrate new technologies and strategies into the learning process.
  • Commitment to using technologies and instructional support resources to address learners' unique needs.
  • Intellectual and ethical qualities which evoke confidence and respect.
  • Enthusiasm, flexibility, openness to change, willingness to experiment and innovate.
  • Sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds and needs of community college students.
  • Commitment to continuing education and professional development.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge and Skills


  • A minimum of 7 years as a law enforcement officer including previous teaching experience, and experience and working knowledge in the following areas: supervision, investigations, patrol procedures and tactics, special tactics and operations, firearms, working knowledge of computer software and technology.
  • Certification in or the ability to obtain certifications in the following areas is required: NRA Police Firearms Certification and tactical instructor certifications.

  • The applicant must have no serious misdemeanors convictions, felony convictions, crimes of moral turpitude convictions or domestic violence convictions.

  • A criminal background check will be conducted on the successful candidate.
  • Valid Kansas Driver's license.
  • Preferred:

    Garden City Community College offers a complete benefits package to all faculty employees including:

  • Health care/hospitalization coverage for employees and eligible dependents (up to $575.00 paid monthly by Trustees toward premium cost).
  • Paid sick leave--12 days annually, accumulates to 90 days total.
  • Retirement coverage through Kansas Public Employees Retirement System (KPERS).
  • TIAA-CREF 403-b employer retirement plan.
  • Free GCCC tuition for employee, spouse, and minor dependents.
  • Free pass for employee, spouse, and immediate family members to most college sponsored events.
  • IRS Section 125 cafeteria salary reduction plan to purchase nontaxable health insurance, medical expense reimbursement, and dependent (child) care reimbursement.
  • Free use of Super Circuit facilities for employee.
  • Agency

    Garden City Community College


     801 N. Campus Drive

    Garden City, Kansas, 67846




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