Law Enforcement Training Academy Staff Instructor

Odessa College

United States

September 2, 2022


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Working Title Law Enforcement Training Academy Staff Instructor

Position Status Full Time Department Continuing Education General Summary

Oversees daily operations, instructs, and supervises students in the TCOLE Basic Police Officer Course and post-academy classes in the Law Enforcement Training Academy (LETA).

Specific Position Duties

1. Maintains up-to-date knowledge in the teaching field as it relates to modern practices and knowledge of Texas Law Enforcement and TCOLE expectations; 2. Demonstrates willingness and ability to teach various blocks of instruction in the LETA and post-academy courses, including times, locations, and delivery methods, as needed and as reasonably requested by the college; 3. Utilizes appropriately challenging coursework to help students realize their full potential as learners; 4. Administers tests which are appropriate to BPOC course content, including LETA block instruction tests and comprehensive exams measuring overall grasp of course objectives; 5. By various ways and means of instructing students, affirms the worth and dignity of all persons and the right of all persons to learn; 6. Maintains an appropriate learning and assessment climate in the classroom; 7. Prepares adequately for class and arrives promptly at class meetings, and any other scheduled instructional activities; 8. Delivers material in a clear and understandable manner; 9. Submits required TCOLE reports and schedules in a timely manner to the LETA Training Coordinator; 10. Follows the chain of command when addressing LETA, department, and student concerns; 11. Maintains effective relationships with professional counterparts throughout the college, community and TCOLE organization; 12. Works collaboratively with Advisory Committee utilizing community representatives in recruiting and other LETA needs as appropriate; 13. Assists the LETA Training Coordinator in recruiting, marketing, and outreach for LETA courses and initiatives; 14. Actively participates in college functions and events, and engages in community service. 15. Associate dean Continuing Education and Workforce Training and/or Executive Director for Adult and Continuing Education. 16. All other duties as determined by the LETA Training Coordinator;

Minimum Qualifications

Applicant must have a TCOLE Basic Peace Officer Certificate and Basic Instructor's Certificate.

Preferred Qualifications

A Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice or similar discipline from a regionally accredited institution; an intermediate Peace Officer Certificate; and, an Advanced Instructors Certificate.

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