Criminal Justice Part-Time Adjunct Faculty

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A Criminal Justice Part-Time Adjunct Faculty staff holds a teaching position in an institution of higher learning. Classes offered to be taught by the Criminal Justice Part-time Adjunct Faculty can vary between schools. They are usually introductory courses or first year courses in Criminal Justice. Occasionally a post secondary institution or college may ask the candidate which classes he/she would be interested in teaching. Other schools may not give the Criminal Justice Part-Time Adjunct Faculty candidate the opportunity to select. Here are some courses required by one university for an Adjunct Faculty to teach:
  • Introduction to the Criminal Justice System
  • Introduction to the Correctional Process
  • Penology
  • Probation, Parole and Community Corrections
  • Correctional Treatment
  • Community Relations in the Criminal Justice System

There are many responsibilities for the Criminal Justice Part-time Adjunct  Faculty staff:
  • Prepare course instruction so student learning is maximized.
  • Be available for all scheduled classes on time.
  • Prepare and give syllabi to all assigned classes.
  • Use approved teaching strategies.
  • Modify your instruction to the needs of students.
  • Make use of instructional technology when necessary by checking out equipment or using computer labs.
  • Support online efforts to advance students.
  • Review and grade student home work in a timely manner.
  • Maintain records of each student’s development in the courses.
  • Submit grade information per semester deadlines.
  • Keep student’s grades and other information confidential.
  • Be conscientious of facilities and materials used for the class.
  • Attend required meetings for the department and college.
  • Be familiar and promote the goals and mission of the school.

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