Contact

Welcome,
New User

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Teachers, Postsecondary

Teach courses in criminal justice, corrections, and law enforcement administration. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

View All

    Work Activities

    Work Activities

    • Prepare and deliver lectures to undergraduate or graduate students on topics such as criminal law, defensive policing, and investigation techniques.
    • Initiate, facilitate, and moderate classroom discussions.
    • Evaluate and grade students' class work, assignments, and papers.
    • Compile, administer, and grade examinations, or assign this work to others.
    • Keep abreast of developments in the field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in professional conferences.
    • Maintain student attendance records, grades, and other required records.
    • Prepare course materials, such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts.
    • Plan, evaluate, and revise curricula, course content, course materials, and methods of instruction.
    • Advise students on academic and vocational curricula and on career issues.
    • Maintain regularly scheduled office hours to advise and assist students.
    • Conduct research in a particular field of knowledge and publish findings in professional journals, books, or electronic media.
    • Supervise undergraduate or graduate teaching, internship, and research work.
    • Collaborate with colleagues to address teaching and research issues.
    • Perform administrative duties, such as serving as department head.
    • Participate in student recruitment, registration, and placement activities.
    • Select and obtain materials and supplies, such as textbooks.
    • Write letters of recommendation for students.
    • Serve on academic or administrative committees that deal with institutional policies, departmental matters, and academic issues.
    • Compile bibliographies of specialized materials for outside reading assignments.
    • Act as advisers to student organizations.
    • Participate in campus and community events.
    • Write grant proposals to procure external research funding.
    • Provide professional consulting services to government or industry.

    Skills

    • Speaking

      Talking to others to convey information effectively.

    • Active Listening

      Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

    • Critical Thinking

      Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.

    WorkKeys®

    Applied Math
    5
    Workplace Documents
    6
    Graphic Literacy
    5

    Abilities

    • Oral Expression

      The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.

    • Oral Comprehension

      The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

    • Speech Clarity

      The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.

    Knowledge

    • Education and Training

      Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.

    • English Language

      Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

    • Law and Government

      Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process.

    Career Video

    Video not available
    Additional videos and more information available on CareerOneStop

    Pay

    • Ohio Annual Salary 57910/yr
    • Typical Salary
    • Typical Hourly Wage

    Ohio Employment Trends

    • Currently Employed 520
    • Yearly Projected Openings 50

    Typical Education

    Personality

    Social: People interested in this work like activities that include helping people, teaching, and talking.They do well at jobs that need:
    • Dependability
    • Integrity
    • Self Control
    • Independence
    • Attention to Detail
    • Stress Tolerance

    Tools

    • Portable data input terminals
    • Multimedia projectors
    • Microphones
    • Handguns
    • Digital voice recorders

    Technology

    • Word processing software
    • Information retrieval or search software
    • Electronic mail software
    • Data base user interface and query software
    • Computer based training software

    Tags

    • Bright Outlook occupations will grow rapidly in the next few years, have a large number of openings, or are new and emerging careers.
    Need help on researching occupations and careers? Download the Guide to Researching Occupations (PDF).

    Need help on how to research education and training programs? Download the Guide to Higher Education (PDF).

    Budget Calculator

    Answer a few questions to determine your target salary. Use this target salary to help choose the right occupation for you.

    Lifestyle Calculator

    Answer a few questions to determine your target salary. Use this target salary to help choose the right occupation for you.

    Workforce Supply Tool

    Workforce Supply Tool

    The Workforce Supply Tool provides statistics for the occupations in highest demand throughout Ohio.

    You can view statewide statistics as well as more region specific information.

    Visit Site
    Powered By: