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Justice Studies Instructor - Casual 2024-2025

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Saskatchewan Polytechnic considers the diversity of our workforce to be one our leading strengths and greatest assets. Our employee diversity enhances our ability to meet the needs of an increasingly diverse student population. Currently, approximately 20% of our students are Indigenous. A continued emphasis on the development of a representative workforce is one of Sask Polytech's strategic priorities and, as an organization, we are making significant efforts to attract and retain Indigenous employees.

Job Content (SDF) Details

Job Content (SDF) Details

Competition Number P15205
Posting Title Justice Studies Instructor - Casual 2024-2025
Classification Instructor
Location Saskatchewan Polytechnic Prince Albert Campus
Other Location(s) Saskatchewan Polytechnic Prince Albert Campus
Building Prince Albert Campus, Technical Building
Other Building Academic Building
Date Posted 05/10/2024
Closing Date 06/30/2025
JIQ #
Start Date 08/26/2024
End Date 06/30/2025
Open Until Filled No
Ongoing No
Category of work Casual
Bargaining Unit Faculty Association
Hours of Work To be Assigned
Salary Range As per instructional grid
Temporary Market Stipend
Incumbent
Total Assigned days (AC) / Total Hours per biweekly pay
As assigned by Program Head
Posting Status Open
Special Instructions to Applicants
Saskatchewan Polytechnic considers the diversity of our workforce to be one our leading strengths and greatest assets. Our employee diversity enhances our ability to meet the needs of an increasingly diverse student population. Currently, approximately 20% of our students are Indigenous. A continued emphasis on the development of a representative workforce is one of Sask Polytech’s strategic priorities and, as an organization, we are making significant efforts to attract and retain Indigenous employees.

Job Duties/Qualifications, Skills and Abilities(QSA)

Job Duties

Job Duties
This position will provide instruction to Justice Studies program students. The successful candidate will work as part of an instructional team to ensure cohesive delivery of the program, which is designed to help individuals gain the knowledge and skills required to enter the field of law enforcement.

1. Provide program academic leadership and ensure an effective environment for students through the planning, preparation, and delivery of curriculum.
2. Define and evaluate learning outcomes, develop appropriate teaching and learning strategies, and develop/select teaching resources.
3. Maintain ongoing working and consultative relationships with the appropriate staff in the field of law enforcement to facilitate and ensure potential recruitment opportunities to students
4. Develop evaluation tools, facilitate practical skill evaluations, and evaluate and record student progress
5. Ensure an effective environment for students through the design and revision of program learning materials.
6. Manage the learning environment and provide advice to students.
7. Participate in meetings, committee work, and Aboriginal cultural events, etc. as required.
QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND EXPERIENCE

Specific Accountabilities
Duties
Required Qualifications, Skills and Abilities (QSA)
1. University degree in Sociology, Criminology, Justice Studies, or related education in the field of criminal justice.
2. Minimum of five years recent and relevant experience as a correctional officer in a federal and/or provincial correctional adult institution or a member of a municipal or RCMP police service.
3. Two years’ experience in development and delivery of adult education and training in the field of law enforcement. Working knowledge of and ability to apply basic principles and practices of adult education within various delivery systems and to develop curriculum materials utilizing appropriate training design and instructional techniques.
4. Demonstrated knowledge of the philosophy of corrections and/or policing from both an historical and current perspective.
5. Working knowledge of current trends and research in the field of law enforcement.
6. Demonstrated problem solving and strong decision making and strategic planning skills.
7. Excellent interpersonal and communications skills (oral and written) and the ability to work with people from equity groups.
8. Able to obtain a clear criminal record check and full satisfactory security clearances.
9. Computer skills including competence with Microsoft Office.
10. Experience working in Aboriginal communities.
11. Ability to function as a team member in an ever-changing environment.
12. Demonstrates valuing diversity.
Desired QSA
Required Competencies

Posting Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter