Employment at KLETC
Instructor of Police
Starting Salary: $55,300 Annual.
The Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center (KLETC), a unit of the University of Kansas Continuing Education, wishes to fill one (1) Police Instructor position. This is primarily an instructional position and the successful applicant will have the highest credentials and experiential qualifications. This is a non-tenured, full-time, twelve-month continuing appointment, unclassified professional position, subject to annual review.
The Police Instructor assists in and/or is responsible for the instruction of students in basic, advanced and specialized law enforcement classes, courses and seminars conducted by the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center. The Police Instructor is responsible for development of curriculum and learning objectives for police subjects and instruction of basic training and in-service training classes at KLETC and outreach sites across the state. Other tasks, duties and assignments as directed by the Director, Associate Director or Assistant Director, which are related to the instructional mission of KLETC. The person in this position will report directly to the Education Program Manager of the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center. Some travel is required.
Because of recent changes in Kansas Public Employment System (KPERS) and Kansas Police & Fire Retirement (KP&F) System rules, Individuals covered either by the KPERS or KP&F retirement systems should consult with the KPERS/KP&F Retirement System in Topeka (Toll-free: 1-888-275-5737) regarding applicable retirement laws/rules before making application for this University of Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center position (KLETC). This offered position is covered by a Kansas Board of Regents retirement program.
• Baccalaureate degree from an institution accredited by one of the six regional accreditation associations in the United States recognized by the University of Kansas or the ability to obtain a Baccalaureate within six months of hiring date;
• A minimum of five years of increasingly responsible experience as a full-time, state or federal certified law enforcement officer;
• Effective written communications skills as evident in application materials;
• Valid Kansas driver’s license, or a valid out-of-state driver’s license and the ability to obtain a valid Kansas license.
• Baccalaureate degree specifically in adult education or an academic discipline related to law enforcement from an institution accredited by one of the six regional accreditation associations in the United States recognized by the University of Kansas;
• Post-Baccalaureate degree, or progress toward such degree, in an academic discipline related to adult education or law enforcement from an institution accredited by one of the six regional accreditation associations in the United States recognized by the University of Kansas;
• Ten years or more of full-time experience as a state or federal certified law enforcement officer;
• Experience in the training, education and/or instruction of adults;
• Experience as a law enforcement instructor in a law enforcement training academy or college setting;
• Certified as a law enforcement firearms, defense tactics, or driving instructor, or other certification relevant to the basic training curriculum.
Finalist(s) will be required to make an oral instructional presentation to the interviewing committee on a subject selected by the committee. Finalist(s) will also be required to complete a written exercise using a basic computer word processing program.
Starting Date: June 1, 2017
Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin April 21, 2017
Application Procedure: For more information or to apply you must go on-line to http://employment.ku.edu/staff/8389BR. A cover letter detailing how required and preferred qualifications are met, a resume and professional references are required attachments to the on-line application form.
The University of Kansas is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from underrepresented group members. Federal and state legislation prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, disability, and veteran status. In addition, University policies prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, marital status, and parental status.