adjunct instructor resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Over 34 years of experience in Law Enforcement, a well-rounded and diverse career focusing on investigations, patrol, supervision, bureau command, internal investigations and community policing. I’ve been tasked to conduct some of the most difficult investigations at my department including citizen allegations of misconduct, officer involved shootings and homicides. With 23 years of investigative experience, of which, 10 of those years are command/supervisory experience of the Department’s Detective Bureau, along with commanding Major Case Squad homicide investigations as a Deputy Commander. After completing my Masters Degree at the University of Louisville, I wanted to pursue my passion of Teaching, so I accepted an opportunity to be an Instructor at the St. Louis County and Municipal Police Academy during my last several years of Police service. Since retiring, I have continued Instructing Part Time at the Eastern Missouri Police Academy. I would be a Committed Adjunct Instructor, well versed in delivering curriculum through lectures and discussion to increase student engagement and promote learning objectives. I am enthusiastic and dedicated with expertise in mentoring and academic support demonstrated over 8 years in academic roles. Focused academic professional aiming to fulfill the Adjunct Instructor position. It will be my opportunity to apply 8 years of academic experience. I am adept in creating engaging curriculum and enhancing student participation in the classroom learning environment. I am an organized Lecturer skilled in classroom organization and curriculum development. Proven success in increasing student engagement and promoting learning objectives illustrated over 8 years of experience in academic roles. I am an articulate teaching professional with academic experience and focus on positively contributing to department success. I would be dedicated to building morale and creativity among students and I would be a highly-motivated employee with desire to take on new challenges. I possess a strong worth ethic, adaptability and exceptional interpersonal skills. I am adept at working effectively unsupervised and quickly mastering new skills.

  • Lecture and In-Class Discussion
  • In-Class Lectures
  • Student Performance Evaluation
  • Expertise in Constitution Law and Statutory Law
  • Lesson Development
  • Curriculum Creation
  • Test and Assignment Evaluation
  • Syllabus Development
  • Lesson Plan Creation
  • Critical Thinking
  • Excellent Work Ethic
Adjunct Instructor, 05/2015 - Current
New Jersey Institute Of Technology Newark, NJ,
  • I Instruct Recruits in the following subjects
  • Constitutional Law, Statutory Law and Report Writing
  • Facilitated group discussions, encouraging students to address class concepts to increase understanding.
  • Documented student assignments, attendance and test scores in online reporting systems.
  • Provided student feedback regarding areas in need of improvement and provided additional learning resources.
  • Created and implemented course agenda, lesson plans and activities to meet course objectives.
  • Developed quizzes, exams and assignments to measure student progress and comprehension.
  • Lectured and communicated effectively with students from diverse backgrounds.
  • Created lesson plans and developed instructional materials covering required topics and learning objectives.
  • Used variety of teaching methods such as lectures, discussions and demonstrations.
Instructor, 03/2019 - 11/2022
Louisiana State University Baton Rouge, LA,
  • I was detached to be a Full Time Instructor at the St. Louis County and Municipal Police Academy.
  • I instructed Police Recruits in the following subjects:
  • Statutory Law, Criminal Investigation, Firearms and multiple other Law Enforcement related areas during their entire Basic Training curriculum.
  • Employed variety of teaching styles to respond to needs of diverse learners.
  • Attended meetings, training and activities to enhance skills and credentials.
  • Observed and evaluated student performance and development and provided appropriate feedback on work.
  • Prepared instruction through lesson plans to address student's assessed needs, goals and objectives.
Police Officer/Sgt./Lieutenant, 05/1988 - 12/2022
City Of Florissant City, STATE,
  • Assigned to Bureau of Field Operations as a Patrol Officer
  • Detective assigned to the Bureau of Investigation: During my time in BOI, I had the opportunity to be an Investigator in every Assignment Category as well as a member of the Greater St. Louis Area Major Case Squad as an Investigator.
  • Sergeant in the Bureau of Field Operations
  • Sergeant in the Bureau of Investigations and Supervisor/Report Writer for Major Case Squad
  • Lieutenant/ Watch Commander in the Bureau of Field Operations
  • Commander of the Bureau of Investigations/ Internal Affairs/ Deputy Commander of The Greater St
  • Louis Area Major Case Squad.
  • Trained and mentored staff on correct procedures to maximize efficiency and protect public trust.
  • Reviewed paperwork and case files submitted by subordinate officers to verify accuracy and conformance to strict policies.
  • Responded quickly to calls, questions and complaints from citizens to help in various situations.
  • Collaborated with divisional commanders to maintain consistency in all operations.
  • Supervised crowds at busy events and provided security services to prevent injuries.
  • Reviewed and assessed criminal prosecution information, including search warrants, citations and complaints.
  • Monitored serving of warrants and assisted in making required arrests.
  • Evaluated evidence for validity and admissibility and provided testimony during administrative and criminal court hearings.
Education and Training
Masters of Science: Criminal Justice, Expected in 12/2016
University of Louisville - ,
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Magna cum Laude

Police Executive Leadership Graduate Program/Administrative Officers Course: , Expected in 05/2015
Southern Police Institute - ,
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Bachelor of Science: Administration of Justice, Expected in 05/1989
University of Missouri - St. Louis,
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Specialized Instructor Experience and Training St. Louis County and Municipal Academy: Firearms Training Instructor for the Department for 13 years (2004-2017). St. Louis County and Municipal Academy : Glock Armorer Generalist Instructor Certification 40 Hour Instructor Development Class (12-2-16) Federal Law Enforcement Training Academy : Certified Drivers/Pursuit Driving Instructor,

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School Attended

  • University of Louisville
  • Southern Police Institute
  • University of Missouri

Job Titles Held:

  • Adjunct Instructor
  • Instructor
  • Police Officer/Sgt./Lieutenant


  • Masters of Science
  • Police Executive Leadership Graduate Program/Administrative Officers Course
  • Bachelor of Science

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