• Superior Chamber of Commerce

  • Superior-Douglas County Visitors Bureau

  • booked.net

  • Jail Instructor

    Northwood Technical College
    Job Description

    General Information:

    Northwood Technical College is seeking applications from qualified candidates for a pool of Adjunct (part-time) Instructors to teach Law Enforcement/Jail at Any Campus Location.


    Position Overview

    Northwood Tech Instructors teach in a discipline area in which they have specific training and competence. Instructors are expected to foster learner success, assess learner achievement, and continually improve learning opportunities. Instructors teach in a variety of learning environments including face-to-face, online, web-conferencing, and hybrid classrooms. Instructors are expected to continually improve the overall quality and delivery of learning, including the support of program and collegewide initiatives. 

    Adjunct Instructors in the Law Enforcement program instruct in the Law Enforcement and/or Jail academies depending on certifications as well as Continuing Education courses the college offers for Law Enforcement and Jail Officers and staff.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Model cultural competencies that reflect Northwood Tech’s Mission, Vision, Values, Learning College Tenets, and On Course Principles by:
      • Assessing own lifelong learning and using self-management to progress toward established personal and professional goals.
      • Demonstrating creativity, collaboration, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills through mutually supportive relationships.
      • Communicating authentically in personal and group settings by using creator language to effectively exchange ideas, thoughts, and knowledge.
      • Creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive working and learning environment.
      • Leading positive change while demonstrating civility and empathy.
      • Finding value in consistently acquiring and applying innovative ideas and technology to support continuous quality improvement.
    • Develop and continually revise curriculum that includes Employability Essentials and technical content to meet industry and/or regulatory standards.
    • Plan for instruction, including syllabi development, learning plans, and assessment strategies.
    • Deliver, assess, and adapt effective instruction that meets the diverse needs of students.
    • Apply a variety of instructional strategies, create learning plans, facilitate learning, and revise teaching practice.
    • Promote a culture of continuing student success, implement strategies to promote learner persistence and meet the needs of multi-generational learners, demonstrate learner-centered communication, and utilize available student support services.
    • Create performance-based assessment plans, employ a variety of formative and summative assessment strategies, communicate assessment results in a timely fashion to promote student learning, and use assessment results to improve instruction.
    • Demonstrate professional behaviors to support teaching and learning and utilize varied strategies for managing the learning environment.
    • Identify exit learning outcomes and external standards, develop competencies that describe intended learning outcomes, create performance-based plans and assessment tasks for each course, develop learning objectives and plans, prepare syllabi, and utilize a quality review process to validate curriculum.
    • Utilize a variety of data analysis tools, analyze data from teaching and learning experiences, and use data to inform decision making about the teaching and learning process.
    • Assess effectiveness in embracing diversity, examine the impact of college, community, and student demographics on teaching and learning, and create an inclusive, effective learning environment that addresses barriers and provides reasonable accommodations.
    • May be assigned to mentor high school teachers who offer Northwood Tech-articulated courses.
    • Model the Employability Essentials expected of Northwood Tech students, which are to communicate clearly, think critically, and demonstrate professionalism.
    • Other duties as assigned

    Physical Requirements

    Exerting up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Sitting most of the time. Walking and standing required only occasionally.

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Associate Degree degree in field or closely related field
    • Minimum of two (4,000 hours) to five years (10,000 hours) related occupational experience of which at least one year (2,000 hours) shall be within 5 years prior to the date of appointment
    • Demonstrated skill and ability in use of computer software applications
    • DOJ certified Law Enforcement and/or Jail Instructor
    • Prior experience teaching or conducting trainings
    • Ability to use Microsoft Office
    • Availability days and evenings
    • Familiarity with DOJ requirements for academy course content and other trainings
    • Current or recently retired Jail or Law Enforcement
    • Ability to stay current with changes to the Law Enforcement and/or Jail professions
    • Ability to obtain driver’s license and insurance coverage in accordance with College policy


    FY22 Adjunct Salary -

    $44 / hour - non-FQAS completion

    $49 / hour - FQAS completion



    More detailed information online at https://www.northwoodtech.edu/about/employment/benefits

    Contact Information

  • Featured Events

  • Upcoming Events