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Nashville State Community College
  • Position Number: 3392667
  • Location: Nashville, TN
  • Position Type: Campus Safety and Police

Director of Law Enforcement and Corrections

Title: Director of Law Enforcement and Corrections

The Director of Law Enforcement and Corrections is a 9-month faculty position that, in collaboration with the Dean, provides the vision and leadership required to realize the mission of the Criminal justice programs. Primary administrative responsibilities include program development/management, budget development/management, maintaining programmatic accreditation/external partnerships and providing operational supervision to full and part time faculty and staff in the department.

Develops, evaluates, and continually improves academic courses and programs, in collaboration with faculty, that are consistent with the College mission and strategic plan. Providing leadership to program curriculum development/revision including ensuring establishment of effective student learning outcomes and related assessment methods. Supervises faculty and staff to create a collegial, productive, professional work environment. Ensures that instructional programs meet accreditation guidelines and standards and prepares and submits required accreditation reports. Participating in the college's hiring process for full and part time faculty; orienting new faculty to program policies. Manages the development and compilation of class schedules and teaching/classroom assignments. Supervises the establishment and maintenance of effective program advisory committees. Develop and recommend teaching assignments for program faculty to the Dean/Campus Director. Support students through the academic program promoting retention and graduation. Develop and participate in program recruitment activities that promote enrollment. Participate in the resolution of student complaints in accordance with college policy. Contribute to development, implementation and oversight of program budgets.

Participate in the management and support of instructional spaces (i.e., technology needs, inventory control, etc.). Support the Workforce Division to help meet employer/industry needs such as short-term and customized training programs. Identify/promote professional development for faculty to ensure continued program relevancy and excellent teaching. Participate in the establishment and coordination of work-based learning sites for apprenticeships and internships. Coordinate outreach and developing/maintaining relationships with industry-related personnel and employers; participating in professional organizations promoting advancement of the profession. Participate in professional development opportunities to advance teaching and leadership skills and strategies. Teach courses in Criminal Justice discipline to include Law Enforcement and Corrections and fulfill all Nashville State faculty responsibilities. Establish, expand, and support dual enrollment courses in the high schools. Maintains inventory of departmental equipment.

Master's degree Criminal Justice, or Master's Degree and 18 graduate hours in Criminal Justice, or Juris Doctorate
Collegiate level teaching experience. Demonstrated commitment to equity and accessibility. Three (3) years Law Enforcement/Corrections experience
Ability to teach effectively, advise post-secondary students of all ages, lead others to improve student success, and to establish and maintain productive relationships with faculty and industry representatives.

Open Until Filled
: Yes

Rate of Pay: $39,776 - $49,720, depending on experience

Special Instructions to Applicants: Unofficial transcripts are acceptable for the application process. Official transcripts are required upon hire. Applicants may be subject to a background check. Nashville State offers flexible work arrangements for positions that qualify.

Nashville State Community College, an AA/EEO employer, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ethnic or national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, age (as applicable), status as a covered veteran, genetic information, and any other category protected by federal or state civil rights law with regard to employment, programs and activities of the College.

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