Southwestern Community College
  • - Public Safety Training Center
  • Franklin, NC, USA
  • $37,092 - $45,300
  • Salary
  • Full Time
  • State Employee Health Plan

 ***Open until Filled***

Statement of Primary Purpose
Deliver the highest quality of instruction to all students while maintaining current qualifications as required by Southwestern Community College, North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission and the North Carolina Sheriffs' Education and Training Standards Commission.
To serve as the Law Enforcement Coordinator for North Carolina basic law enforcement certification courses and School Director for General Instructor Training. Courses included but not limited include; Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) (744-hours plus 72-hours HRD training), Detention Officer Certification Course (DOCC) (194-hours), Telecommunicator Certification Course (TCC) (47-hours), General Instructor Certification (87-hours).

Occupational Faculty, full-time, exempt

Essential Functions and Responsibilities
● Act as Qualified Assistant (QA) for NC-BLET program
● Act as QA for Law Enforcement General Instructor Training
● Act as QA for Speed Measuring Program
● Act as School Director (SD) for Detention Officer Certification Training
● Manage and coordinate Law Enforcement Training Program (LETP) academy sessions.
● Create schedules for NC law enforcement certification academy sessions.
● Determine eligibility for student admittance into academy sessions.
● Maintain all student records, instructor personnel files, and local, state, and federal records.
● Maintain records and submit all applicable reports to State and Federal agencies.
● Answer questions concerning requirement for becoming a certified law enforcement officer, detention officer and the requirements to maintain such certification.
● Correspond with potential and accepted trainees.
● Continually up-date class delivery.
● Conduct orientations/instruct when required or needed.
● Contract with qualified adjunct instructors, and support adjunct instructors with instructional needs.
● Administer exams.
● Advise trainees regarding performance or academic deficiencies.
● Obtain and maintain "Specialty" instructor certifications and deliver instruction in those areas to include: physical fitness, subject control/arrest techniques, driving, hazardous materials, firearms (both state and federal certification), less lethal munitions, and non-lethal training ammunition.
● Answer questions concerning requirements for becoming certified as a law enforcement officer, and requirements to maintain certification as an officer.
● Schedule, deliver and oversee General Instructor Certification training courses.
● Schedule and deliver training for Private Protective Services and security officer training as needed.
● Assist part-time instructors with materials needed to deliver classes.
● Work with students to provide remedial training as needed.
● Plan and conduct training in timely and effective manner.
● Assist in recommending and maintaining law enforcement equipment, supplies and materials.
● Work with Law Enforcement advisory committee.
● Assist with instruction in high liability areas in all law enforcement certification courses.
● Fill in when needed to instruct in all law enforcement courses.
● Track current instructor certifications and re-certification.
● Work with Director of Law Enforcement Training in scheduling academies to ensure instructor availability (instructor to student ratios) as well as facility availability (driving track, firing range) and equipment.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities
● Answer phone, greet public, and answer questions as needed about the college's programs
● Open and close college facilities as needed
● Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications
Two year degree in and general instructor certification, or general instructor certification and two specialty certifications.

Knowledge and Skills
Working knowledge of laws and application of laws in relationship to enforcement of law. Knowledge of North Carolina administrative code in relation to delivering law enforcement training. Firearms skills, physical agility skills, driving skills, light mechanical skills, and computer skills.

Physical Demands
Ability to maintain physical fitness program and deliverance and participation in such program, which includes the Police Officers Physical Abilities Test (POPAT). Safely operate training vehicles under stressful conditions. Actively monitor firearms safety on the firing range.
Post-offer, pre-employment successful completion of Criminal Justice Medical Screening and Examination and Police Officers Physical Abilities Test (POPAT) required.

Licensing Requirement
North Carolina General Instructor Certification and ability to obtain specialty certifications as needed or directed.
Working Conditions and Environment
Classroom, lab, and field teaching environments. Ability to work late evening, weekends and in harsh weather conditions. Travel as necessary to attend training, meetings and conferences as required.

Equipment Operation
Operation of college's training vehicles and other law enforcement training equipment related to the delivery of course material. EMS related equipment; office equipment.

This position description covers the most essential functions and duties associated with this position. Other duties may be assigned by the President or appropriate supervisory personnel. The College reserves the right to alter duties, responsibilities, conditions, working hours, and job title as necessary.

This position has been closed and is no longer available.
Southwestern Community College


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