Professor, School Of Public Safety

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Title Professor, School of Public Safety
Job ID 18F-1024
Campus/Site King Campus
Job Classification Faculty
Job Type Full Time
Position Overview Reporting to the Chair, School of Public Safety, Recreation and Wellness, and Environmental Studies, the Professor is responsible for developing, preparing, and delivering courses within the School of Public Safety, ensuring an effective and compelling learning environment for students. Faculty may be required to teach at other campuses as needed.

Program Area/Level:
Responsible to teach courses in the Bachelors of Crime and Intelligence Analysis (BCIA) program, Police Foundations diploma program and Advanced Investigations and Enforcement graduate certificate program.
Responsibilities Under the direction of the senior academic officer of the College or designate, the Professor is responsible for:

Teaching:
•Ensuring student awareness of course objectives, approach and evaluation techniques
•Carrying out regularly scheduled instruction, which may include tutoring and academic counselling of students.
•Providing a learning environment which makes effective use of available resources, work experience and field trips.
•Evaluating student progress/achievement and assuming responsibility for the overall assessment of the student’s work within assigned courses.

Course and Curriculum Development:
•Consulting with program and course directors and other faculty members, advisory committees, accrediting agencies, potential employers and students.
•Defining course objectives and evaluating and validating these objectives.
•Specifying or approving learning approaches, necessary resources, etc.
•Developing individualized instruction and multi-media presentations where applicable.
•Selecting or approving textbooks and learning materials.

Academic Leadership:
•Providing guidance to Instructors relative to the Instructors’ teaching assignments.
•Participating in the work of curriculum and other consultative committees as requested.
Qualifications Education
•The successful candidate will have a completed Ph.D. in one of the following: Criminology, Criminal Justice Studies, Public Administration, Public Policy/Policy Studies. If in another field of study at the PhD level, state how it is related to the programs within the School of Public Safety in the application.
•Relevant professional certifications in crime and intelligence analysis (IALEIA and IACA designations) would be preferred.

Experience
•A minimum of two (2) years’ post-secondary teaching experience.
•A minimum of five (5) years’ professional experience in law enforcement/investigations/public safety or other directly related experience.

Skills
•Demonstrated research skills with industry connections.
•Excellent presentation, communication and human relation skills to interact effectively with the College’s multi-cultural/racial/able staff and student population is requisite, as is an understanding of and commitment to equity in education.
•Experience employing new teaching and learning methods as well as incorporating technology into teaching is preferred.
•Ability to convey the conceptual and practical aspects of curriculum to students, while respecting their diverse backgrounds, experience and individual learning styles is necessary.
•Must be able to work independently and with other faculty to develop and deliver curriculum and contribute positively to the team environment.
•Demonstrated leadership, organizational skills, motivation and a willingness to innovate and apply new teaching techniques and technologies are also required.

A teaching demonstration will be required during the recruitment process.
Required Date August 2018
Posting Date May 24, 2018
Closing Date Open until filled
To Apply
Click on “Apply Now” below. Applications must be submitted online by the closing date and must include a covering letter and resume (as one document) in Word or pdf format.
 
Note: Consideration will be given to qualified internal full-time academic and partial-load employees first, in accordance with the Collective Agreement. New employees will be required to demonstrate the Faculty Basic Competencies by the end of their probationary period. Proof of degrees, credentials or equivalencies from accredited regional or federal post secondary institutions and/or their international equivalents will be required at the time of interview.
 
Seneca College is committed to diversity and encourages applications from qualified candidates, especially aboriginal persons, members of sexual minority groups, visible minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Upon request by the applicant, accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process.
 
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
We thank all applicants for their interest in this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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