Full Time Faculty/Coordinator Criminal Justice Program
Lorain County Community College’s (LCCC), Division of Social Sciences & Human Services is seeking candidates for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position and Program Coordinator of the Criminal Justice programs which includes Applied Associate’s degrees in Police Science and Corrections, and a one year technical certificate in Police Science. The mission of the Justice Studies Program at Lorain County Community College is to prepare students with the current & appropriate knowledge enabling them to obtain employment and function efficiently, professionally, and ethically in the various areas of the criminal justice system including careers in law enforcement, courts, corrections as well as juvenile justice.
LCCC is nationally recognized for its work in student success, student-centered teaching and learning, and its focus on equity. The friendly and inclusive nature of the institution supports its goal of creating a vibrant community for all.
LCCC’s Justice programs in Police Science and Corrections has an outstanding reputation in the law enforcement community in Lorain County and several organizational partnerships where our graduates train and eventually work. The program also has a unique relationship with our Police Academy where cadets earn 36 credit hours of course credit in Police Science earning the one year technical certificate. Through LCCC’s University Partnership program, students in our Justice Programs can transfer to Youngstown State University and Cleveland State to earn their bachelor’s degree. We also have articulation agreements with Kent State University, Indiana Wesleyan University and Tiffin University.
The Justice Programs Faculty and Coordinator will be responsible for directing the Associate of Applied Science programs in Police Science, Corrections, and corresponding certificate as well as teaching courses within the program. The Program Coordinator is responsible for organizing, planning, implementing, and evaluating the Justice programs. The successful candidate will support the mission through participation in college governance, developing policies and procedures, participation in assessment, service to the college and community, serving as liaison to the community, participation in professional organizations, excellence in teaching, curriculum and program development, advising students, hiring and supervision of adjunct faculty, and managing all aspects of the program.
Please describe how you would encourage equity in student success in the Justice Programs
Required Qualifications: Master’s degree in criminal justice or closely related discipline; College teaching experience within the discipline; Experience teaching in-person, online and blended formats; Excellent written and oral communication skills; Strong organizational skills .
Preferred Qualifications: Law enforcement experience; Experience teaching at a community college; Experience with managing programs and faculty in an academic setting; Experience with the Canvas Learning Management System .
Qualified applicants should submit: A letter of interest; Comprehensive resume/CV; Names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three work-related references; Unofficial college transcripts (official transcripts required upon hire); Professional Statement addressing the above topic.
Starting salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. The salary is supported by a comprehensive fringe benefits package.
Established in 1963, Lorain County Community College is the first community college in Ohio with a permanent campus. For six decades, LCCC has served the diverse needs of greater Lorain County region by providing affordable access to higher education and now serves approximately 13,000 students each year in certificate, associate, bachelor’s and master’s degree programs.
Since 1963, one in four Lorain County residents have taken classes at LCCC and more than 43,000 have earned a degree. LCCC was recently ranked in the top 10% of most affordable colleges in the nation and more than 90% of LCCC graduates live and work in Northeast Ohio. 45% of Lorain County’s high school graduates earn college credits through LCCC’s high school dual enrollment programs. LCCC also partners with more than 700 employers and offers 170 industry-recognized credentials to better prepare the workforce for the future.
LCCC is a dynamic, student-centered college intentionally designed to support individuals with balancing multiple roles on their path to college completion. 85% of LCCC students work while attending college, with majority working at least half-time. The average age of LCCC’s students is 24, and many bring life experiences that include caring for dependents, serving in the military, or completing some prior college. Over 80% of LCCC students received financial assistance through grants and scholarships, and LCCC has been nationally recognized for holistic, fully integrated services and commitment to student success.
Lorain County Community College seeks to hire and employ locally whenever possible. Employees should reside in Ohio, where they can be responsive to on-campus work requirements, and within a reasonable commuting distance of their work location.