DATE: October 25, 2022

TITLE: Instructor/Assistant Professor – Social Sciences (Criminal Justice)

CAMPUS: Grant Campus in Brentwood

START DATE: Spring 2023


RANK: Faculty


Suffolk County Community College is the largest community college in the State University of New York (SUNY) system and primarily serves an audience of more than 1.5 million residents of Suffolk County. The region benefits from an exceptionally high quality of life, with access to world-class arts, sports, New York City, and the natural resources of Long Island.


SUNY Suffolk is searching for a full-time 10-month, tenure-track faculty Instructor/Assistant Professor for Criminal Justice beginning in the spring 2023 semester at the Michael J. Grant Campus in Brentwood. This is a Unit III position covered under the Faculty Association of Suffolk County Community College collective bargaining agreement with the college. We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision, vacation days, deferred compensation and a defined benefit plan (pension plan).


Suffolk County Community College is an open admissions institution committed to serving a diverse student population in a variety of degree and career programs. This position requires expertise in the field of law enforcement and an understanding of criminology, law, corrections and policing. SUNY Suffolk is a comprehensive community college committed to open access, equity, and student success, and candidates for faculty positions should be prepared to demonstrate their commitment to these values.  Faculty are scheduled to teach based on the needs of students and their department, and candidates may occasionally teach several different course preps in more than one modality.   



  • Planning and delivering high-quality student-centered instruction appropriate to an open-access community college.
  • Participating in curricular development, assessment, and revision at the course, discipline, and program levels, including assessment of student learning outcomes.
  • Engaging in assessment of college-wide learning outcomes and demonstrating the use of the results of these assessments in courses.
  • Ensuring that principles of equity and inclusion are integrated in curriculum and instructional practice.
  • Ensuring that student knowledge, skills and abilities are aligned with current academic and workforce best practices.
  • Incorporating engaging and appropriate academic technology into all modes of instructional delivery.
  • Maintaining a commitment to ongoing and research-based professional development in pedagogy and subject matter.
  • Teaching assigned courses in accordance with description published in the college catalog and the approved course outline.
  • Provides academic advising and actively participates in collegewide recruitment, student engagement and retention strategies, including early alerts.
  • Scheduling required time to meet with students outside of class.
  • Active participation in departmental, campus and college committees/meetings.
  • Participating actively in the life of their department, home campus, and the college.
  • Fulfilling all contractual requirements related to faculty.
  • Other duties as assigned.




  • Master’s Degree in a qualifying field for this discipline.
  • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience teaching in a college setting or professional/technical environment related to the discipline.
  • Documented demonstration of commitment to principles of equity and student success.
  • Familiarity with Brightspace or any learning management system (LMS).



  • Community college teaching experience.
  • Experience teaching face-to-face, online, hybrid, and/or blended learning.
  • Ph.D. in criminal justice or a J.D.
  • Direct experience in law enforcement. 


The exact salary will be determined by prior teaching experience and placement on the salary scale negotiated by the Faculty Association of Suffolk County Community College.

Suffolk County Community College offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision, vacation days, deferred compensation and a defined benefit plan. 

Suffolk County Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, age, marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, equal pay compensation-sex, national origin, military or veteran status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction or disability in its admissions, programs and activities, or employment. This applies to all employees, students, applicants or other members of the College community (including, but not limited to, vendors and visitors). Grievance procedures are available to interested persons by contacting either of the Civil Rights Compliance Officers/Coordinators listed below. Retaliation against a person who files a complaint, serves as a witness, or assists or participates in the investigation of a complaint in any manner is strictly prohibited.

The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the College's non-discrimination polices:

Civil Rights Compliance Officers
Christina Vargas
Chief Diversity Officer/Title IX Coordinator
Ammerman Campus, NFL Bldg., Suite 230
533 College Road, Selden, New York 11784-2899
(631) 451-4950


Dionne Walker-Belgrave
Affirmative Action Officer/Deputy Title IX Coordinator
Ammerman Campus, NFL Bldg., Suite 230
533 College Road, Selden, New York 11784-2899
(631) 451-4051

In an emergency, contact Public Safety to make a report 24 hours a day/7 days a week by calling (631) 451-4242 or dialing 311 from any College phone.

Inquiries or complaints concerning alleged civil rights violations in the College’s education admissions, programs and activities may also be directed to:

Office for Civil Rights (OCR) – Enforcement Office
U.S. Department of Education
32 Old Slip, 26th Floor
New York, NY 10005-2500
Telephone: (646) 428-3800
Fax: (646) 428-3843
TDD: (877) 521-2172
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Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination in employment practices may also be directed to:

NYS Division of Human Rights
Long Island (Suffolk)
New York State Office Building
250 Veterans Memorial Highway, Suite 2B-49
Hauppauge, NY 11788
Telephone: (631) 952-6434
TDD: (718) 741-8300
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U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
New York District Office
33 Whitehall Street, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10004
Telephone: (800) 669-4000
Fax: (212) 336-3790
TTY: (800) 669-6820
ASL Video Phone: (844) 234-5122
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Suffolk County Community College is committed to fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students, as well as ensuring equal opportunity and non-discrimination in employment, education, access to services, programs, and activities, including career and technical education opportunities.

A copy of the postsecondary career and technical education courses offered by the College is available and may be obtained on our website at: or by calling the Office of Admissions at 631-451-4000 to request a mailing.

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