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6 Jun 2018

Faculty Law Enforcement Studies Part Time Sessional Faculty

Justice Institute of BCNew Westminster, British Columbia, Canada

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Job Description

Justice Institute of British Columbia:

The Justice Institute of British Columbia (JIBC) is Canada’s leading public safety educator – a public post-secondary educational institution that has earned a worldwide reputation for excellence and innovation. JIBC educational programs and services are delivered to government agencies, community organizations, private corporations and the general public in communities throughout the province and around the world. Each year, the JIBC’s distinctive educational learning model attracts an average of 27,000 students, many of whom return as students throughout their careers.


Justice and Public Safety Division:

JPSD includes law enforcement studies, corrections and court services (including the Sheriff Academy), policing (Police Academy), security, and continuing professional education. Programming ranges from short course training through to degrees. Law Enforcement Studies Programs include a diploma and degree which offer graduates the knowledge and skills to be ready to apply for work in law enforcement and public safety sectors.

Position Summary:

Central to the success of the JIBC’s vision of being a world leader in justice and public safety education are our instructional faculty. Experiential and applied learning can only occur if our faculty possess the practical and expert knowledge of field practitioners. In addition, they must also have and exhibit a firm understanding of teaching, learning, and adult education. JIBC faculty are the critical human component in ensuring JIBC students experience a rich and meaningful education.



To support the diploma and degree programs, JPSD invites expression of interest for part-time sessional faculty positions to teach face-to-face and/or online courses. These 3-credit full semester courses are currently offered at least once per year.

Diploma courses:

  • LAWS-1203 Introduction to Criminology
  • LAWS-1204 Introduction to Canadian Criminal Law
  • LAWS-1205 Law Enforcement Communication Skills
  • LAWS-1206 Applied Law Enforcement I
  • LAWS-1207 Law Enforcement in a Diverse Society
  • LAWS-2200 Introduction to Administrative and Civil Law
  • LAWS-2201 Introduction to Investigation Skills and Procedures
  • LAWS-2203 Applied Law Enforcement II
  • LAWS-2204 Applied Ethics in Law Enforcement
  • LAWS-2202 Introduction to Computer Based Investigations
  • LAWS-2205 Aboriginal Justice
  • LAWS-2206 Contemporary Issues in Law Enforcement


Degree courses:

  • LAWS-3001 Criminal and Deviant Behaviour
  • LAWS-3002 Comparative Criminal Justice
  • LAWS-3003 Leadership in a Law Enforcement Environment
  • LAWS-3005 Search and Seizure Law in Canada
  • LAWS-3000 Investigations and Forensic Evidence
  • LAWS-3004 Restorative Justice
  • LAWS-4005 Aboriginal People and Policy
  • LAWS-4000 Applied Research in Public Safety & Law Enforcement
  • LAWS-4001 Young Offenders and the Criminal Justice System
  • LAWS-4002 Crisis Intervention
  • LAWS-4003 Research Project
  • LAWS-4004 Governance and Accountability in Law Enforcement

There is an immediate need to fill positions in New Westminster diploma courses for September 2018:

  • LAWS-1207 Law Enforcement in a Diverse Society


There is an immediate need to fill positions in New Westminster degree courses for September 2018:

  • LAWS-3001 Criminal and Deviant Behaviour
  • LAWS-3002 Comparative Criminal Justice
  • LAWS-3005 Search and Seizure Law in Canada
  • LAWS-4000 Applied Research in Public Safety and Law Enforcement
  • LAWS-4001 Young Offenders and the Criminal Justice System

Primary Responsibilities:


Classroom teaching and student support functions:

  • Create teaching and learning strategies that will align assessment and evaluation methods with course objectives;
    • Encouraging discussion and helping students make connections between theory and practice;
    • Answering questions related to course content and assignments;
    • Monitoring student progress and addressing performance and participation problems;
    • Marking all course assessments;
  • Collaborate on a regular basis with program faculty, managers and, staff to support students’ progress in the course or program.


Other Competencies Required:


  • Effective written and oral communication skills;
  • The ability to maintain effective working relationships with the students, Program Managers, Sessional Instructors, and program support staff;
  • Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills with a proven ability to work under pressure while satisfying students’ requests and applying relevant program and institutional policies, procedures and guidelines;
  • Demonstrated proficiency at the intermediate level in Blackboard, Microsoft Office applications, and web browser applications.


  • Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in a related discipline and a minimum of two years of documented teaching experience is required. Examples of and/or references relating to teaching experience must be provided. Experience with the subject matter is essential. Experience working in public safety field is preferred.


Submit your resume or curriculum vitae which CLEARLY outlines your qualifications to teach in the areas of immediate need. General applications will not be reviewed. Please apply quoting Competition #18-40 to by June 29, 2018.

Sessional Faculty Rate: a compensation banding model is in effect for all instructors teaching 3-credit courses in diploma and degree programs for JIBC.

Compensation is a flat rate for a 42 hour, 3-credit course, regardless of how that course is delivered (online, face-to-face, over a semester, or condensed). Total compensation (including vacation) is divided over the term).


We thank everyone for their interest but only those offered an interview will be contacted.


Job Categories: Contract. Job Types: Faculty.

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