Henry Ford College Social Science Division invites applications for part-time Criminal Justice/Criminal Law Faculty positions.
Minimum of a Law Degree from a regionally accredited University and
Bar Membership required
Preferred Qualifications Recent experience teaching Criminal Law preferred
HFC Teaching Responsibilities:
Uphold the best scholarly and ethical standards of his or her discipline.
Make a reasonable effort to participate in professional development activities in order to identify and implement effective teaching strategies that foster student learning.
Make a reasonable effort to foster honest academic conduct and ensure that his or her evaluations of students reflect each student's performance.
Demonstrate respect for students as individuals and foster a respectful atmosphere in the classroom or an online learning environment.
Treat all students with respect and fairness without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, weight, height, marital status, familial status, protected disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation or belief or any other status protected by law.
Demonstrate mastery of course material, come to class prepared to teach the day's lesson (including preparing all handouts, exams or other materials before the start of class), and present the material conscientiously.
Teach course(s) in accordance with the description in the Course Master and in accordance with Department and/or standardized course policies. It is recognized that the methods, procedures, and interpretations of various instructors may differ.
Make himself or herself available for student consultations and provide guidance to students to promote student learning and success.
Meet all scheduled classes and final examinations as scheduled.
Grade and return written work to students in a timely manner. Maintain appropriate records of students' attendance, intermediate, and final grades; submit required reports to the appropriate office by the scheduled deadlines.
Develop and distribute an effective course syllabus, following the guidelines of College policies and incorporating required elements of the course master; adhere to the written syllabus throughout the semester, within reasonable limits; participate in the College course evaluation process.
Be informed of the College's support services for students and recommend their use, when advisable.
Make every reasonable effort to attend scheduled staff meetings.
Behave appropriately in dealing with students and staff so as to maintain a scholarly and professional atmosphere.
Notify the Associate Dean as soon as possible if unable to meet scheduled class session; schedule personal vacations to coincide with the College.
Responsible for performing, analyzing and reporting assessment of student learning.
Support HFC's Mission Statement and Underlying Principles: Contribute to curriculum development and assessment. Participate in the College's shared governance system. Participate in collegiate, professional, and community activities. Facilitate student learning, and initiate and participate in efforts to consistently improve the level of student success.