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Instructor - Justice Studies

Job IDBF-F0-E7-F7-F7-2E
CompanySaskatchewan Polytechnic
Date Posted2023-05-25
Posted Until2023-06-09
Job TypeFixed-term
Job CategoryEducation
This position will provide instruction to Justice Studies program students. The successful candidate will work as part of an instructional team to ensure cohesive delivery of the program, which is designed to help individuals gain the knowledge and skills required to enter the field of law enforcement.

1. Provide program academic leadership and ensure an effective environment for students through the planning, preparation, and delivery of curriculum.
2. Define and evaluate learning outcomes, develop appropriate teaching and learning strategies, and develop/select teaching resources.
3. Maintain ongoing working and consultative relationships with the appropriate staff in the field of law enforcement to facilitate and ensure potential recruitment opportunities to students
4. Develop evaluation tools, facilitate practical skill evaluations, and evaluate and record student progress
5. Ensure an effective environment for students through the design and revision of program learning materials.
6. Manage the learning environment and provide advice to students.
7. Participate in meetings, committee work, and Aboriginal cultural events, etc. as required.
Education Requirements1. University degree in Sociology, Criminology, Justice Studies, or related education in the field of criminal justice.
2. Minimum of five years recent and relevant experience as a correctional officer in a federal and/or provincial correctional adult institution or a member of a municipal or RCMP police service.
3. Two years' experience in development and delivery of adult education and training in the field of law enforcement. Working knowledge of and ability to apply basic principles and practices of adult education within various delivery systems and to develop curriculum materials utilizing appropriate training design and instructional techniques.
4. Demonstrated knowledge of the philosophy of corrections and/or policing from both an historical and current perspective.
5. Working knowledge of current trends and research in the field of law enforcement.
6. Demonstrated problem solving and strong decision making and strategic planning skills.
7. Excellent interpersonal and communications skills (oral and written) and the ability to work with people from equity groups.
8. Able to obtain a clear criminal record check and full satisfactory security clearances.
9. Computer skills including competence with Microsoft Office.
10. Experience working in Aboriginal communities.
11. Ability to function as a team member in an ever-changing environment.
12. Demonstrates valuing diversity.
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