Criminal Justice Instructor- Investigati...
North Carolina Office of State Personnel - Sampson County, NC

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This position is a repost. Prior applicants will need to re-apply to be considered. This position is located at the NC Justice Academy in Salemburg, NC. This position will be assigned to the Investigations Center and will be responsible for developing and teaching basic and advanced courses related to general investigative techniques, crime scene processing and homicide investigations.This position is not subject to the Fair Labor Standards Act.

The person filling this position will be assigned to one of five instructional work teams and will be required to perform a portion of all three of the preceding organizational duties. First, the person will be responsible for coordinating and instructing criminal justice training courses relating to the areas of homicide investigation, crime scene techniques and general investigative techniques.

Second, the person will be responsible for developing advanced and specialized criminal justice training materials that will include curricula, hypermedia and other audiovisual materials. Using a curriculum based on Instructional System Design model of analysis, design, development, delivery and evaluation phases relating to the areas of homicide investigations, crime scene techniques and general investigative techniques.

Third, the person will be responsible for providing technical assistance in assigned content areas upon request from criminal justice personnel regarding operational policies and procedures relating to the investigation of homicides, crime scenes and general investigative techniques.

The selected candidate will undergo and must successfully complete a comprehensive background investigation.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies:
The person must have very strong verbal communication abilities. This applies to both the administrative and training environments. The person must have the ability to communicate with a diverse background of people. Because of the teaching component of the job, the person must, besides being able to speak well, be precise in giving instructions, especially in practical exercises, be able to listen extremely well and be able to read and react to non-verbal cues of other people. These verbal skills are also extremely important in being a part of work teams. The person must have very strong written communication skills.

The person must be able to concisely and correctly prepare administrative reports, memoranda, letters, etc. The person must also be able to write and edit training materials, hypermedia and distance learning media, publications, etc. Because many of these contain legal information, the level of exactness must be at 100 percent. The person must also have the ability to market programs in the specialized content area for which they are responsible. The person must have considerable knowledge of general criminal justice practices and must have and maintain current expertise of a specific content area at the advanced and specialized level. The person must have considerable knowledge of current educational and training methodologies, including hyper media and distance learning technologies, and have the ability to analyze and interpret evaluation and other research data. It is preferred that this knowledge and ability have been demonstrated by experience in teaching and/or training adult learners, ideally in the same specialized area of criminal justice.
The person will operate in environments without daily on-site supervision where he/she will be expected to possess strong interpersonal communication skills, be self-assured and able to organize and prioritize work, establish specific goals in response to broad policy direction, solve problems independently and collectively within a work team, be self-directed and self-motivated without daily direction and supervision, conceptualize ways to transfer theory into practical application, exhibit high moral character and behavior, including discretion in matters of highly confidential information.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Master's degree in criminology, criminal justice, one of the social sciences, or a related field and three years of progressively responsible experience in the field in which assigned; or graduation from a four-year college/university preferably with a major in criminology, criminal justice, one of the social sciences, or a related field and six years of progressively responsible experience in the field in which instruction is to be conducted; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

The field of assignment for this position is developing and teaching basic and advanced courses related to general investigative techniques, crime scene processing and homicide investigations.

MANAGEMENT PREFERENCES: Management prefers applicants with a master's degree and a minimum of five years of progressively increasing experience as a general investigator. Experience as a lead investigator in the area of homicide investigations is preferred. Management also prefers applicants who are graduates of the Criminal Investigator Certificate Program and possess current general instructor certification issued by the Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Division or capable of obtaining one.

Supplemental and Contact Information:
Computer literacy is an important component of all DOJ jobs, we encourage you to apply electronically. All applicants must complete and submit a State application for employment using the new NEOGOV Online Job Application System ( http://www.osp.state.nc.us/jobs/ ) for the State of North Carolina. To receive credit for your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the online application form. Any information not included on the application form cannot be considered for qualifying credit. Any licenses or certificates must be included in the appropriate section of the application form. Attached or incorporated resumes will be accepted, but will not be used for qualifying credit. Other attachments will also be accepted, but not used in screening for qualifying credit. Applicants are required to attach a copy of their DD-214 or discharge orders if they wish to obtain veterans preference. The NC Department of Justice is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The NC Department of Justice uses Merit-Based Recruitment to select from among the most qualified applicants to fill positions subject to the State Personnel Act. Applicants are asked to document competencies related to the position for which you apply on the State application. A competency is defined as a set of behaviors or duties that reflect skills, knowledge and abilities. Once the position has been filled, all on-line applicants will be notified via the e-mail provided at the time of application. CONTACT INFORMATION:
NC Department of Justice
Human Resources Management Office
Lisa Sasser, Recruitment Specialist
114 W. Edenton Street
Raleigh, NC 27603 919-716-6490

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