Adjunct Instructor 1 – Criminal Law

Big Rapids, Michigan, United States
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Job description

Position Number: J10003-18-9

Posting Number: F0001938

Number of Positions Available: 1

Location: Ferris State University – Big Rapids

Advertised Salary: Salary commensurate with qualifications pursuant to the FSU and FNTFO/AFT Agreement

FLSA: Exempt

Employee Class: J1 – Adj Fac-PT Salary-no retire

At Will/Just Cause: At Will

Summary of Position

Teach undergraduate Criminal Law and Procedures course in the Legal Studies program, in a face-to-face setting in Big Rapids, Michigan with a willingness to learn Blackboard as a course management tool. Additionally, faculty will participate in collaborative efforts to foster course enhancement, teaching effectiveness, and assessment of student learning. The College of Business is dedicated to providing a learning experience for its students that instills knowledge, competencies, and skills for entry level positions and job advancement in their chosen careers. To facilitate this, faculty are expected to be student oriented and able to integrate current technology into the learning environment. Office hours are required; one office hour per week for each course taught. This is a pooled position. One or more applicants may be hired as needed to teach classes on a semester-by-semester basis.

Position Type: Faculty – Temporary & Continuing

Required Education

Juris Doctorate.

Required Work Experience

Three years law practice experience in criminal prosecution or criminal defense.

Strong oral and written communication skills.

Required Licenses and Certifications

Must have an active license to practice law in Michigan.

Additional Education/Experiences to be Considered

Five years law practice experience in criminal prosecution or criminal defense.

Experience working with paralegals or legal assistants.

Essential Duties

  • Teach undergraduate Criminal Law and Procedures course in the Legal Studies program, in a face-to-face setting in Big Rapids, Michigan with a willingness to learn Blackboard as a course management tool. Additionally, faculty will participate in collaborative efforts to foster course enhancement, teaching effectiveness, and assessment of student learning. The College of Business is dedicated to providing a learning experience for its students that instills knowledge, competencies, and skills for entry level positions and job advancement in their chosen careers. To facilitate this, faculty are expected to be student oriented and able to integrate current technology into the learning environment. Office hours are required; one office hour per week for each course taught.

Responsibilities

  • Teach undergraduate Criminal Law and Procedures course in the Legal Studies program, in a face-to-face setting in Big Rapids, Michigan with a willingness to learn Blackboard as a course management tool. Candidates must be able to demonstrate teaching excellence and provide student assessment data following course completion. The College of Business is dedicated to providing a learning experience for its students that instills knowledge, competencies, and skills for entry level positions and job advancement in their chosen careers. To facilitate this, faculty are expected to be student oriented and able to integrate current technology into the learning environment. Office hours are required; one office hour per week for each course taught.

Initial Application Review Date: 07/31/2018

How to apply

Apply online

Transcript 1 (REQUIRED): Applicants must attach a copy of unofficial transcript of Juris Doctorate degree.

Transcript must include: Institution name, applicant name, date degree attained, degree awarded. Finalist will be required to submit an official transcript.