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Prison Education Initiative

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

All applications must be made online at: If assistance with online application process is required, contact Human Resources at 517-796-8460.

Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number PL00024
Position Title Prison Education Initiative
Department Prison Education Initiative
Position Type Part Time
Is this position grant funded? Yes
Classification Adjunct
Grade Adjunct
Salary Range $43-$46 per hour
Reports to Director of Prison Programs
FLSA Status Non-Exempt
Bargaining Unit None

Paid professional development opportunities available.

Position Summary Information

Basic Function

See below for specific responsibilities of Adjuncts.

Duties and Responsibilities

General Responsibilities

Participate in the adjunct evaluation process.

Perform basic computer skills, including: reading and responding to JC emails; and utilizing JetNet and/or any other software as required by the department to communicate assignment grades, along with uploading and downloading documents.

Responds to requests of academic area and/or program leaders, department heads, committee chairs, records office, etc. in a timely and thorough manner.

Consistently meets instructional schedule and other assignments and commitments in support of the college.

Treats all members of the college community with dignity and respect.

Works through established channels to resolve problems.

Meets requirements of the HQV process.

Formally documents learning assessment efforts in a timely manner.

Learns and complies with all college policies.

Upholds and enforces the student code of conduct.

Minimum Qualifications


See the department/discipline on the application, as requirements vary.

Ability to pass LEIN screening required.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s Degree Preferred

Physical Requirements

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 talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk, reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.

Approximate Hours per week

Posting Detail Information

Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

All applications must be made online at:
If assistance with online application process is required, contact Human Resources at 517-796-8460.

Additional Information

Classes available at the following facilities:
Cotton – Jackson
Cooper Street – Jackson
Gus Harrison – Adrian
Parnall Road – Jackson
Milan Federal – Milan
Womens Huron Valley – Ypsilanti
Richard A. Handlon Facility – Ionia
Muskegon Correctional Facility – Muskegon
St. Louis Correctional Facility – St. Louis

Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Public Job Posting
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Personal Referral
    • Website
    • Other
  2. * Do you have experience working in an educational setting?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you meet the minimum requirements of the department/discipline in which you are applying? This information is indicated next to the department, e.g. Studio Art (ART)-Master’s degree in field of study preferred, or Master’s degree with a minimum of 12 graduate credits in field of study, or Bachelor’s degree in field of study with a minimum of 12 graduate credits in field of study.
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * What is the highest degree you have achieved?
    • Associates
    • Bachelors
    • Masters
    • Doctorate
  5. * Are you able to teach at the Cooper Street facilities in Jackson?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Are you able to teach at the Gus Harrison facilities in Adrian?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Are you able to teach at the Parnell Road facilities in Jackson?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * Are you able to teach at the Milan Federal facilities in Milan?
    • Yes
    • No
  9. * Are you able to teach at the Womens Huron Valley faciltities in Ypsilanti?
    • Yes
    • No
  10. * Are you able to teach at the Cotton facilities in Jackson?
    • Yes
    • No
  11. * Are you able to teach at the Ionia facilities?
    • Yes
    • No
  12. * Are you able to teach at the West Shoreline Facility in Muskegon?
    • Yes
    • No
  13. * Are you able to teach at the Central Michigan facility in St. Louis?
    • Yes
    • No
  14. * Are you able to teach at the facility in Marquette?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae / Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Teaching Philosophy
  2. Student Learning Success Statement
  3. Letter of Recommendation
  4. Other Document
  5. Additional Documents