Description of Work
Salary offers are based upon the candidate's education and experience related to the position, as well as departmental budget and equity considerations.
The North Carolina Department of Justice, led by the Attorney General of North Carolina, represents the State of North Carolina in court and provides legal advice and representation to most state government departments, agencies, officers, and commissions. The Department also represents the State in criminal appeals from state trial courts, and brings legal actions on behalf of the state and its citizens when the public interest is at stake.
This position will be assigned to the east campus of the NC Justice Academy in Salemburg, NC. The position will be responsible for the research, development, revision, and delivery of basic, advanced and instructor level training related to special weapons and tactics, special operations, sniper, patrol rifle, and related tactical areas.
The selected candidate will undergo and must successfully pass a comprehensive background check.
The person filling this position will be assigned to one of four instructional work teams and will be required to perform a portion of all three of the following organizational duties:
First, the person will be responsible for developing advanced and specialized criminal justice training materials that will include curricula, hypermedia and other audiovisual materials.
Second, the person will be responsible for coordinating - and instructing in - advanced and specialized criminal justice training curricula (as differentiated from entry-level training) using an Instructional System Design model of analysis, design, development, delivery and evaluation phases.
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.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies
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.
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.
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.
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 from an appropriately accredited institution and three years of progressively responsible experience in the field in which assigned;
or Bachelor s degree in criminology, criminal justice, one of the social sciences, or a related field from an appropriately accredited institution and six years of progressively responsible experience in the field in which instruction is to be conducted;
or an equivalent combination of education arid experience.
Management Preferences: A current Certified Law Enforcement Specialized Firearms Instructor with two (2) years or more experience.
Experience as a SWAT team member. Experience as a SWAT Commander or Team Lead at least six (6) months
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 NEOGOV Online Job Application System (http://www.oshr.nc.gov/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. Embedded or attached resumes are not accepted as a substitution for a completed application.
Credit for foreign degrees will only be given if verification of degree certification is attached. Transcripts for foreign degrees have to be evaluated by an organization like World Education Services to determine US equivalency.
Any licenses or certificates must be included in the appropriate section of the application form.
Applicants seeking Veteran's Preference must attach a copy of their DD-214 or discharge orders.
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 Human Resources Act. Once the position has been filled, all on-line applicants will be notified via the e-mail provided at the time of application.
NC Department of Justice
Human Resources Office
Lisa Sasser, Recruitment Specialist
114 W. Edenton Street
Raleigh, NC 27603
State Of North Carolina