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Criminal Justice Instructional Assistant

Posted: 01/01/2023

Salary Expectation:
$26.71 per hour (minimum) (Note: The hourly rate will commensurate based on education and occupational experience.)


Flexible hours based upon the needs of the college


Lakeshore Technical College – Cleveland, Wisconsin

Position Overview:

Provide teaching assistance to students within Criminal Justice courses (Law Enforcement or Corrections). Assist the lead instructor with delivery of skills and performance assessments. Designed primarily for lab situations during which students experiencing unique learning needs are able to succeed with highly individualized in-class support.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Job Responsibilities:

•    Provide one-on-one or small group support during class time in lab-based settings. 
•    Introduce or reinforce material or skills for the class.
•    Provide clarification of activities and support individualized skill or knowledge development during class time. 
•    Skill and knowledge development occurs under the direct supervision of the classroom instructor. 
•    Assessment support, when indicated, occurs under the direction of the College’s ADA Coordinator.
•    Communication related to the progress is relayed to the course instructor at the end of each class session. 
•    Provide an exceptional customer service experience to both internal and external customers throughout every interaction.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education, Experience and/or Certificates, Licenses, Registration:

•    Three year’s full-time (6,000 hours) law enforcement or corrections occupational experience is required.
•    Must be currently or previously certified as a law enforcement or corrections officer.
•    Completion of a Wisconsin Department of Justice Instructor Development Course is preferred.

Other Skills and Abilities:

•    Must present and conduct self in a professional, ethical, and respectful manner.
•    Possess organizational, planning, and time management skills; strong verbal and written communication skills; analytical skills and abilities; human relations, problem-solving and decision-making skills; ability to plan and set goals and follow-through to completion; speaking skills; team/meeting management and facilitation skills.
•    Must possess knowledge of concepts in cognitive development and different learning styles.
•    Must demonstrate ability and willingness to support every student with learning solutions and/or behavior support plans.
•    Must be flexible and able to adapt to changing conditions; use good judgment to take initiative to modify activities according to market needs.
•    Must stay current with necessary technology skills related to the course including relevant industry and instructional technologies. 
•    Desire to work and learn as part of an innovative educational team, and demonstrate the ability and willingness to reflect and improve.
•    Knowledge of college organization: admission, academic regulations, programs of study and departmental regulations.
•    Exemplify college values in all staff and student interactions, as well as services delivered.
•    Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and relate successfully with staff, students, and people of diverse cultural, social, or educational backgrounds. 
•    Fluent, bilingual individual is beneficial. 

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret tactical skills directives, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, develop business correspondence, and interpret procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and answer questions from groups of students.

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. 

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables. Ability to encourage critical thinking.

Beginner Level Skills: Be familiar with basic hardware; create a simple text document in Word; use and maintain voice mail; use file manager; use network file manager; use and maintain a personal calendar; navigate through Windows; access college network system; understand database concepts; send and receive attachments; access a bulletin board; navigate through the Internet; schedule meetings; use email to communicate.

Intermediate Level Skills: Develop materials using presentation software; create reports in Word; use PowerPoint or similar presentation technology.

Physical Demands/Work Environment:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, run and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to complete strenuous and physical activity. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

The noise level in the work environment can be very loud and may require hearing protection for some tactical skills.

The above duties describe the chief functions of the job and are not to be considered a detailed description of every duty of the job.

Condition of Employment:

  • Employment conditional on completion of a Background Information Disclosure (BID) with the results acceptable to the College.

Date Updated: 02/21/2022