Adjunct Instructor - Criminal Justice

Position Information

Position Information

Position Title Adjunct
Working Title Adjunct Instructor - Criminal Justice
Department 240110-Criminal Justice
Pay Rate Per faculty adjunct salary schedule
FTE .25
FLSA Exempt
Position Number 998751
Classification Faculty
Special Instructions to Applicants:

NOTE: A background check is required for the selected candidate of this position and any job offer is contingent on the results of this check.

Candidates interested in applying for the position must complete the on-line faculty profile for position number 998751 found at

Attach to the faculty profile a cover letter, including the course for which you would like to be considered, confirmation of ability to meet on the class day and time scheduled, a curriculum vita/resume, and statement of teaching philosophy (one page maximum).

Please list on the faculty profile the names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses for three (3) professional references.

Review of completed applications will begin on July 1, 2016; search will continue until the position is filled.

If called for a campus interview, three (3) letters of recommendation are required. Official transcripts for all university level work are required before employment can be finalized.

Inquiries about the position can be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Lynn Urban at or 660-543-4188.

For information about the on-line application process contact Human Resources at or 660-543-4255.

UCM requires all faculty applicants complete the on-line faculty profile. All documents requested must be attached to the profile at the time of application. Only completed faculty profiles with attached documents will be accepted for consideration.

UCNM is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Veteran status and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Start date is August 15, 2016

Working hours:

Teach on campus Mondays 2:00 – 5:00 pm starting August 15,
2016 and ending December 9, 2016.

Bargaining Unit No
Work Location Warrensburg Campus
Posting Date 05/19/2016
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Position Purpose

The Department of Criminal Justice at the University of Central Missouri seeks adjunct faculty to teach the following face-to-face course on the Warrensburg campus for the Fall 2016 semester.

One section of CJ 3005 Introduction to Firearms Proficiency, a 3 credit hour course to introduce students to both the academic and practical aspects of firearms. The class will meet on the Warrensburg campus for lecture as well as at least five (5) class periods at Midwest Tactical shooting range to provide firsthand firearms experience.

Education & Formal Training Master's degree (Specify field(s) of study below)
Other Education & Formal Training


- Master’s degree in Criminal Justice or related field and the ability to teach both lecture and proper firearms techniques.

Applicants should have at least one year of relevant firearms instruction experience.


- Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) Advanced Instruction for Marksmanship (AIM) Certification or equivalent strongly preferred.

Computer Skills


- At least one year of relevant firearms instruction experience.

- Knowledge specific to course content.

Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge: Attention to detail, Communication skills, including oral, written, and/or nonverbal, Knowledge of a University environment preferred, Human Relations/Interpersonal skills, Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and meet deadlines, Maintain confidentiality
Other Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge

- Ability to manage students of all skill levels on an active firearms range.

- Meet university deadlines.

Physical & Environmental Factors:
Special Working Conditions: Irregular work hours, Professional appearance, Work in stressful conditions
Ability to Keyboard No keyboarding test required.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Vitae
  3. Teaching Philosophy Statement
Optional Documents