Instructor, TSA Homeland Security Program, Criminal Justice(Specially Funded)

Des Moines Area Community College
Ankeny, IA
Closing date
Jun 6, 2023

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Job Summary
Provides competency-based quality instruction in accordance with the stated philosophy and objectives of the College in classroom, lab and clinical settings. Assignment will include online instructional delivery to TSA participants. Additional assignments may include on/off-campus face-to-face teaching, evening, individualized and/or competency-based instruction as well as live interaction with students via web based tools and video resources.

Essential Functions
Teaches assigned courses using Blackboard in accordance with course competencies and syllabi. Develops and/or utilizes a variety of instructional strategies, techniques and delivery methods designed to meet the individual learning styles of students. Fosters a safe and civil learning environment. Develops and maintains current course syllabi and outlines; prepares weekly online student activities and assessment materials; keep relevant materials current and up to date; prepares lecture/lab and class materials. Informs students about course requirements, evaluation procedures, and attendance policies as required by DMACC, as well as specific to the requirements of the TSA Homeland Security Certificate Program. Works collegially in an academic environment; participates in College and program projects, events, and committee work, including advisory committee activities and advising student organizations. Monitors, evaluates, and documents student attendance, progress and competency attainment; submits related reports as required. Maintains established office hours and is otherwise available to assist students outside of the classroom. Participates in the ongoing development and revision of curriculum and course materials and competencies, and in the selection of textbooks and other instructional materials/equipment. Advises students regarding their academic needs and refers them for additional assistance as needed. Promotes the College and the program and assists in recruiting and marketing the program to prospective students. Participates in professional development activities and stays current in his/her field. Ability to work effectively with program coordinator, TSA Education Coordinators, and TSA Program Administrators.

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