Applications received by 03/26/17 will be given first consideration. Applications received after that date may be considered until the position is filled. The position will start Fall 2017.
COMPENSATION Annual salary is based on a 173-day contract with a minimum of $55,354.06; beginning salary will be determined by the assessment of the candidate's education and related experience. New hires cannot be placed above $59,353.19 unless exceptional circumstances prevail. This position is covered under the Bellevue College Association of Higher Education (BCAHE) union; the individual in this position must become a member of the Association, or pay a representation fee to the Association, within 30 calendar days after date of hire.
ABOUT THE COLLEGE Bellevue College is a diverse student-centered, comprehensive and innovative college, committed to teaching excellence that advances the life-long educational development of its students while strengthening the economic, social and cultural life of its diverse community. Bellevue College is located just 10 miles east of Seattle where we serve a student population of over 45% students of color and over 1,800 international students. The college promotes student success by providing high-quality, flexible, accessible educational programs and services; advancing pluralism, inclusion and global awareness; and acting as a catalyst and collaborator for a vibrant region.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/TYPICAL DUTIES
The candidate will be required to teach courses across a broad Criminal Justice curriculum. The candidate will also be required to work on program development in collaboration with current faculty, the advisory board, and the Division Deans of Social Sciences and Institute for Business and information Technology. The instructor will teach a full instructional load (typically 45 credits for the year) and hold the appropriate number of office hours per week. Release time may be allotted for program development work. Additional responsibilities include assessment of student learning, student advising, curriculum development and participation in departmental, divisional, and college governance.
Master's degree in Criminal Justice, Criminology or related field
A minimum of two years of law enforcement or related field
Experience in college-level teaching
Experience in teaching in computer and technological applications such as online course development and distance learning classes
Working knowledge of Washington State law enforcement organizations
Commitment to pluralism and the ability to work effectively in a diverse workplace and educational environment
Experience with curriculum and program development
Experience with or strong understanding of Digital Forensics or Cyber-security applications
Ability to adapt to changing teaching schedules and teaching strategies
Commitment to ongoing professional development
Commitment in areas such as curriculum review and development and participation in departmental, divisional, and college decision-making forums, and the ability to work with faculty, staff, students and administration
Specialized training in one or more of the following areas would be an advantage: community policing, Homeland Security, Forensic Investigation, Global Crime, Race in Criminal Justice, Political Systems, or Digital Forensics
Understanding of the community college system and the diverse population it serves
Experience with student advising
HOW TO APPLY
Follow the URL on this page to Bellevue College's Job Opportunities page. Click on the word Apply located above and to the right of the Job Summary section.
Application must include the below to be considered complete. Any application that does not provide all requested information will be considered incomplete and will not be screened for the position.
Complete an online Application (note that stating "See Resume" on any section of the online Application will be deemed incomplete)
Complete the Supplemental Questionnaire
Attach a Cover Letter that addresses how you meet Minimum and Preferred Qualifications (max 2 pgs)
Attach a Curriculum Vitae
Attach a statement of your Teaching Philosophy (max 1 pg)
Attach a Diversity Statement that addresses the following: Please provide specific examples of how your educational and/or professional experiences, background or philosophy demonstrate your commitment to diversity and equity, and how these prepare you to contribute to Bellevue College (min 1pg, max 2 pgs). Please note that your Teaching Philosophy must be a separate response from your Diversity Statement.
Attach copy of academic transcripts (unofficial transcripts may be submitted - official transcripts required upon employment)
Located in Bellevue, Washington, Bellevue College is a community based public institution. Bellevue College is a student-centered, comprehensive and innovative college, committed to teaching excellence, that advances the life-long educational development of its students while strengthening the economic, social and cultural life of its diverse community. The college serves 37,000 students every ye...ar, and is represented by 65 different countries. Bellevue College has a variety of distance learning options for the students such as online learning. Students have the opportunity to receive a variety degrees and certificates that range from a GED to a Baccalaureate degree. The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities accredits Bellevue College as a baccalaureate degree-granting institution.