criminal justice instructor resume example with 9+ years of experience

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Youth Community Specialist adept at gathering and analyzing community cultural, educational, social, and demographic data to develop connections to local programs. Exceptional communication with all levels of government entities as well as public speaking skills.

  • Strong communicator
  • Self-starter
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Skilled multi-tasker
  • Detail-oriented
  • Deadline-driven
Florida Metropolitan University Tampa, FL Expected in 2008 Master of Science : Criminal Justice - GPA :

4.0 GPA. With Honors. President's list every semester attended.

University of Hawaii Hilo, HI Expected in 2000 Bachelor of Arts : Sociology - GPA :

Internship-Child Protective Services

Internship- Hawaii Intake Service (Adult Probation)


Selected to head up a reading strategies course for exceptional education students at the middle school level. Student performance progressed to school average in one school year.

Promoted to Senior Criminal Justice Instructor Position after one year of teaching college level courses.

Assisted in developing curriculum for needs-based adjudicated felons in the State of Hawaii.

Served as Child Advocate in internship with Child Protective Services (Hawaii).

Catawba Valley Cc - Criminal Justice Instructor
Hickory, NC, 2011 - 01/2013

Responsible for class instruction in undergraduate criminal justice courses in an online platform.

Implementation of research articles and resources for student research papers.

Assist in all aspects of classroom performance including class discussions, teamwork assignments, quizzes, and individual research presentations.

Headed up personal tutoring for students with APA formatting and research issues.

Student success rate over 96% under my direction.

Shelby County School District - Special Education Assistant
Millington, TN, 04/2009 - 2010

Assigned to assist autistic student with needs-based curriculum modification and behavioral development.

Modification of students assignments and assessments to meets students learning needs.

Assisted student in social skills implementation and development.

Developed functional behavioral assessments for student according to set guidelines by school psychologist and autism expert.

Achieved the task of student interaction with other students maintaining self sufficiency and independent interaction with other students exhibiting similar behaviors.

Selected to participate in summer youth program for students with autism and aspergers syndrome.

Department Of Health And Human Services - Suicide Prevention Specialist
Seattle, WA, 09/2008 - 03/2009

Received in-bound calls from individuals exhibiting suicidal thoughts.

Dispatch emergency, law enforcement, and other public service entities according to distress of call.

Coordinate with assigned on-duty clinicians to establish an intervention and treatment plan.

Coordinate with local correctional facilities in order to assure suicidal inmates where monitored according to state mandated guidelines.

Extensive documentation of initial contact and clinician follow-up as well as disposition of each case.

Princeton University Staff - Financial Aid Officer
Boston, MA, 02/2006 - 03/2008

Assist students in all aspects of federal financial aid documentation and submission.

Contact with local banks regarding lending terms and fees as mandated by the federal government student loan program.

Collaborated with admissions adviser and counselors to determine student eligibility based on enrollment, prior loan status, and fund amount awarded for each student.

Assigned as a team leader when supervisor was not present.

Southwest Key Programs - Exceptional Education Teacher
Richmond, VA, 03/2005 - 06/2006

Assigned to develop reading strategies course for middle school students exhibiting low reading scores.

Collaboration with counselors, psychologist, therapist, and correctional officials to develop individual education plan (IEP) for students.

Extensive federally mandated documentation of student progress based on individual assessment and class performance.

Developed behavioral assessments based on student's exhibited behavioral problems and subsequent behavioral modification plans for these students.

Successfully brought low level reading scores to grade level and school level expectations.

Hawaii Public Schools - Special Education Teacher
City, STATE, 07/2000 - 05/2003

Assigned to teach English and Math to special education students that were adjudicated felons.

Extensive contact with correctional officials regarding student progress.

Responsible for documentation of class performance, behavior, exceptions, and recommendation for student individual education plan (IEP).

Actual classroom presentation of middle and high school Math and English courses for class not to exceed 10 students.

Recommended to teach courses with pre-certification coursework in senior year in college undergraduate work.

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School Attended

  • Florida Metropolitan University
  • University of Hawaii

Job Titles Held:

  • Criminal Justice Instructor
  • Special Education Assistant
  • Suicide Prevention Specialist
  • Financial Aid Officer
  • Exceptional Education Teacher
  • Special Education Teacher


  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Arts

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