Cerritos College — PT Administration of Justice

PT Administration of Justice

Salary: $67.28 – $101.72 Hourly
Job Type: Part Time
Job Number: Admin-Justice 22
Closing: 7/18/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
Location: Norwalk, CA
Department: Admin-Justice 22
Division: Business Education


College Profile

Cerritos College is ranked 14th among the top 100 schools with the highest Hispanic enrollment in the United States by the United States Department of Education. Cerritos College serves as a comprehensive community college for southeastern Los Angeles County. Communities within the college’s district include Artesia, Bellflower, Cerritos, Downey, Hawaiian Gardens, La Mirada, Norwalk, and portions of Bell Gardens, Lakewood, Long Beach, Santa Fe Springs and South Gate. Cerritos College offers degrees and certificates in more than 180 areas of study in nine divisions. Enrollment currently averages 23,000 students. Visit Cerritos College online at http://www.cerritos.edu.

Department Profile
The Administration of Justice Department is one of the departments within the Business, Humanities and Social Sciences Division. The Administration of Justice Department’s program has been approved by the California Commission on Peace Officers’ Standards and Training (POST) and the California Association of Administration of Justice Educators (CAAJE). It is one of the largest A. J. degree programs in the state. The Administration of Justice Department offers a wide variety of opportunities for full-time and part-time faculty to teach a broad scope of Law Enforcement, Corrections and Law classes. The department offers traditional class structuring, evening, weekends, online and summer accredited courses to meet student needs. The quality of instruction for our students is our priority. Successful candidates will be joining a dedicated team of full-time and part-time faculty members. The Administration of Justice Department offers the following courses: Report Writing, Intro to the Administration of Justice, Concepts of Criminal Law, Criminal Procedures, Criminal Evidence, Community Relations and Cultural Awareness, Intro to Corrections, Probation and Parole, Patrol Procedures and Enforcement Tactics, Substantive Law, Special Issues in Law Enforcement, Criminal Investigations, Narcotics and Vice Control and Juvenile Procedures. Students may choose to complete an Associate of Arts degree or an Associate of Science Transfer degree program within the department’s course of studies. Successful candidates should be qualified to teach any course offered by the department.

Job Duties


Maintain currency with current information, concepts, laws and ideas in their disciplines and with best practices in teaching and learning.
Check mailbox, voicemail, and e-mail regularly.
Complete the checkout form before leaving campus at the end of the academic term.
Maintain student confidentiality as required by regulation and Board Policy 5040 titled Student Records and Directory Information.


Teach all assigned classes unless excused under provisions of Board Policy.

Teach all assigned classes for all scheduled minutes.

In cases of necessary absence from class, notify the Instructional Dean or designee, or if unavailable, the Office of Academic Affairs in advance and have plans prepared so that a substitute, if assigned, can maintain continuity of course content.

Teach courses in accordance with the course outlines of record.

Provide opportunities for students to be aware of their progress.

Submit a copy of the syllabus for each class to the Division Office.

Keep accurate records of student enrollment, attendance, and academic progress and submit them to appropriate offices by the published deadlines.

Submit end-of-session grades, including supporting documentation, and attendance reports by the published deadlines.

Submit required information about first-day, no-show students by the published deadlines.

Submit textbook order information by the published deadlines. If the textbook is electronic or includes an electronic course pack, these conditions must be met:

  • Tests and exams must be available to the student without charge.
  • The text and course pack must be available to students with disabilities.
  • The publisher must grant read-only access to designated college staff for purposes of evaluation of course materials.
  • The text must be downloadable or printable. 

If these four conditions are not met, the electronic textbook cannot be used.

Meet all classes during the final examination period.

Give final examinations at the scheduled time unless approval to do otherwise is granted by the Office of Academic Affairs or its designee.

Keep all corrected final examination papers for at least one year following the close of the semester or summer term.

Maintain a safe learning environment in classrooms, laboratories, and other instructional spaces.
Allow the instructional manager and/or Instructional Dean, upon request, to review any assignments given during the semester.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in administration of justice, criminal justice, criminology, law enforcement, police science or public administration, with a minimum of 24 semester units of coursework in criminal or administration of justice, from an accredited college or university; AND a minimum of ten (10) years of full-time paid professional work experience in a public, general service, law enforcement agency at the federal, state, or local level. Law degrees (LL.B, LL.M, J.D. and S.J.D.) are NOT considered equivalent to the above degrees.

Understanding of and sensitivity to meeting the needs of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic background of the student, community, and employee population.

Preferred Qualifications
A Master’s Degree in Administration of Justice, Criminal Justice, Criminal Justice Education, Law, Public Administration (with an emphasis in criminal justice). Law degrees (LL.B., LL.M., J.D. and S.J.D.) are NOT considered equivalent to the above degrees. Professional work experience in a state or local criminal justice agency enforcing the criminal laws of the State of California within the previous five years. Teaching experience at the community college level within the previous five years. Experience and ability to teach a broad range of Administration of Justice courses.

Supplemental Information

Physical Demands
Physical requirements may be met with or without reasonable accommodations. Requires ambulatory ability to move to various office and classroom-type locations and to stand, bend, stoop, and reach to setup equipment and provide instruction. Requires sufficient hand eye coordination and dexterity to write on a board or type on a computer. Requires sufficient visual acuity to read documents and make presentations. Requires sufficient auditory ability to project voice to a group, hear questions and prompts, and carry on routine conversations. Requires the ability to lift, push, and pull objects of medium weight (less than 30 lbs.) on an occasional basis.

Conditions of Employment
Assignments are contingent upon sufficient funding and enrollment.
Assignments may include day, evening, and/or weekend classes. Individual who is offered employment shall be required to obtain fingerprints for a criminal history clearance through the State Department of Justice and remit the required fee for processing the fingerprints, produce an original social security card, and submit negative TB test results (must be within the past four years or within the last 60 days if not previously employed in a school district in California) before employment. Faculty must be able to teach on-campus or remotely as assigned.

Board Policy 2905 requires mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations as a condition of employment. The District requires all employees to submit proof of full vaccination against COVID-19, as defined by the CDC. Full policy details can be found on the website; Cerritos College – Chapter 2 – Board of Trustees. Employees may submit requests for medical or religious exemptions to the vaccine mandate for consideration. Details are available on the District’s COVID-19 webpage
Proof of eligibility to work in the United States and signing of loyalty oath per Government Codes 3100-3109. ,

** Please note – the District does not provide for immigration sponsorships such as H1B Visas.
Application Procedure
Application materials must be submitted by the closing date. Applicants who need special services or facilities due to disability in order to apply or interview for this position must notify Human Resources at the time of application or at least 72 hours prior to the closing date or date of a scheduled interview.

It is the applicant’s responsibility to provide copies of all transcript(s) verifying all educational degree(s) and/or coursework required for the position. A foreign transcript must be evaluated by a NACES certified agency. The web address is www.naces.org.
All qualifying educational degrees/training must be from regionally accredited colleges and/or universities.

Selection Procedure
Application materials will be evaluated by a selection committee to determine which applicants’ qualifications, based on the information in the job announcement, best suit the needs of the District and the Department. The selection committee will conduct interviews and may include a teaching demonstration in order to determine which applicant best demonstrate the skill and knowledge required for the position. Successful candidates will be placed on an eligibility list for employment and will be contacted for employment opportunities based on the District’s needs.

Documents need to apply

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/CV
  3. Transcripts (Must show all coursework completed and conferral date of the degree)
  4. 3 Recommendation Letters (Written within one year)
  5. Letter of Professional/Occupational Experience

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Letter of Professional/Occupational Experience means written confirmation of experience, issued and signed by a Human Resources or Payroll representative on company letterhead that attest the dates of employment, description of duties, and whether or not the employment was full-time. (If employment was less than full-time, include an accounting of the number of hours you were employed.)
If you were self-employed, include a statement, signed under penalty of perjury, detailing dates of employment, description of duties, and whether or not the employment was full-time. (If employment was less than full-time, include an accounting of the number of hours you were employed.) Further substantiation is required in writing by other person(s) having first-hand knowledge of your self-employment, such as your accountant, or major user of services.

To apply, visit https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/cerritosedu/jobs/3540653/pt-administration-of-justice

The District ensures that all qualified applicants for employment and employees have full and equal access to employment opportunity, and are not subjected to discrimination in any program or activity of the District on the basis of national origin, religion, age, sex or gender, race, color, medical condition, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, physical or mental disability, or because he or she is perceived to have one or more of the foregoing characteristics, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. .jeid-03b353cc6a151f48be33e75236793e67

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