College Prison Program

Faculty Positions

College Prison Program


SUNY Ulster County Community College is currently seeking adjunct faculty to teach in our College Prison Program at Shawangunk Correctional Facility for the Spring and Fall 2019 semester.

The College partners with Hudson- Link for Higher Education in Prison to offer an Associate’s degree in Individual Studies. Courses must be taught in person at the Shawangunk Correctional Facility, and does not currently have an online component. A background check by the New York State Department of Corrections is required.

We seek adjunct instructors in a variety of areas, but particularly the following:

 

Spring 2019

Credits: 3

This course presents a survey of art history in western civilizations and other global civilizations, from the Proto‐Renaissance through the Rococo and the 19th century. Students are provided with the opportunity to evaluate various art forms as influenced by traditional, cultural, social and religious conditions, technological progress, and industrial civilization. ENG 101 fall 2014, spring 2015, summer 2015, fall 2015, spring 2016

Credits: 3

Students gain practical experience in speaking situations, group discussion, and informative and persuasive presentations. Emphasis is on confidence-building through extemporaneous delivery and through audiovisual resources. Prerequisite or corequisite: ENG 101.

Credits: 3

This is an overview of some of the current issues, problems, and concerns within the three branches of the criminal justice system. Selected topics may include terrorism, corruption, plea bargaining, organized crime, new modes of treatment in the correctional setting, and sources of violence.

Credits: 3

Students are introduced to the computer and some of its current uses in this computer literacy course which provides hands-on experience. Students learn to prepare documents, spreadsheets, and database reports during laboratory class time. Students are expected to complete homework assignments outside class in the College's computer laboratory or on home computers. This course does not satisfy any requirements for students in the Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, or Network Administrator programs. The course is taught using Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office. Lab fee.

Credits: 3

Students are introduced to the computer and some of its current uses in this computer literacy course which provides hands‐on experience. Students learn to prepare documents, spreadsheets, and database reports during laboratory class time. Students are expected to complete homework assignments outside class in the College’s computer laboratory or on home computers. This course does not satisfy any requirements for students in the Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, or Network Administrator programs. The course is taught using Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office.

Credits: 3

This course will survey African literature through short stories, poetry, drama, music, folktales and film. Students will examine African literature from pre‐colonial, colonial to post colonial times. Students will be able to recognize the rich contributions of African authors. They will identify the building blocks of a universal civilization based upon the works of Achebe, Senghor, Cesaire, Beti, Maran and others. Prerequisite: ENG 102 with a grade of C or better and LIB 111 or by permission of instructor. May be offered by request.

Credits: 3

This survey course traces the development of American civilization from the colonial era through Reconstruction. This course meets the SUNY General Education requirement for American history. Prerequisite or corequisite: ENG 101.

Credits: 3

Students will discover the power of mathematics as a foundation for lifelong learning. As they explore various real world applications, students will strengthen their critical thinking, quantitative analysis, and problem-solving skills, as well as discover connections between mathematics and other disciplines. Topics will include logic, probability, statistics, and personal finance. Additional topics may include voting and social choice, geometry, graph theory, and symmetries. This course is intended for students who do not need higher level mathematics for their program. Prerequisite: MAT 098, placement in MAT 100 or higher or by permission of instructor.

Credits: 3

Students learn and use basic perspectives and research methods of sociology in examining individual and group interactions and institutions. This course concentrates on such topics as culture, the social origins of the self, collective behaviors and social movements, and social stratification.

Credits: 3

Designed for the non-science major, this course provides students with a basic understanding of how various aspects of the global natural environment interconnect with each other and with human society. Emphasis is placed on sustainable technological, economic, and social solutions to environmental dilemmas. Such topics as resource management, energy sources, pollution control, water resources, legal aspects, economics, and ethics are covered. 3 hrs. lect; optional 3 hrs. lab SCI 105 for 1 credit.

Fall 2019

Credits: 3

Designed for the non-science major, this course provides an introduction to Earth Science through an examination of the Earth's atmosphere and oceans. Topics covered include the Earth-Sun system, the structure and composition of the Earth's atmosphere, global circulation patterns, severe weather, global climate change, physical oceanography, shoreline processes, and the seafloor and plate tectonics. This course may not be taken for credit by students who take GEG 101. 3 hrs. lect.

Credits: 3

Designed for the non-science major, this course provides students with a basic understanding of how various aspects of the global natural environment interconnect with each other and with human society. Emphasis is placed on sustainable technological, economic, and social solutions to environmental dilemmas. Such topics as resource management, energy sources, pollution control, water resources, legal aspects, economics, and ethics are covered. 3 hrs. lect; optional 3 hrs. lab SCI 105 for 1 credit.

Credits: 4

A four-skills approach (listening, speaking, reading, writing) is taken in this introductory course for beginners. Communication in Spanish is emphasized and regular practice with language tapes and videos forms an integral part of the course. SPA 101 is not open to students with two or more years of high school Spanish except by advisement.

Credits: 4

In this second-level course for students who already have some knowledge of Spanish, the focus is on the use of the preterite and imperfect to talk the about the past. In addition, students learn to use the future, the conditional, and the subjunctive in everyday conversations. Regular practice with language tapes and videos forms an integral part of the course. Recommended: Two years of high school Spanish, the equivalent of SPA 101 or SPA 110, or by advisement.

Credits: 3

Students are introduced to the computer and some of its current uses in this computer literacy course which provides hands‐on experience. Students learn to prepare documents, spreadsheets, and database reports during laboratory class time. Students are expected to complete homework assignments outside class in the College’s computer laboratory or on home computers. This course does not satisfy any requirements for students in the Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, or Network Administrator programs. The course is taught using Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Masters’ degree OR
  • The equivalent (as determined by SUNY Ulster faculty).

AND

  • Sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, gender, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

Submission Requirements

  • Resume or CV
  • Cover letter which discusses your qualifications, interests and your ability to serve a diverse student population.
  • Copy of transcripts indicating possession of minimum qualifications (officials will be required at the time of hire)

Email materials to resumes@sunyulster.edu or by mail to Human Resources, SUNY Ulster, P.O. Box 557, Stone Ridge, NY 12484.

For questions and or information contact:

Ivan Godfrey Ph.D. D.P. Th. LCSW-R

Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice & Behavioral Science

Academic Coordinator for the College Prison Program

Department of Criminal Justice & Human Services

Ulster Community College

Stone Ridge NY. 12481

godfreyi@sunyulster.edu

845-688-1985

This is a unique opportunity and we invite you to be part of a dedicated community of learners in a department that puts students first.

Please go to www.sunyulster.edu for additional campus community information.

ULSTER COUNTY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender, creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran status, disabled veteran status, or status as a member of any other protected group or activity.

Offer and assignment of employment is subject to verification of all information provided on the employment application, fingerprint check, verification of the right to work in the United States and all other required pre-employment conditions are met..

SUNY Ulster does not reimburse applicants for travel, lodging or any other costs incurred by applicant to attend interviews. All interviewing costs incurred will be the responsibility of the applicant. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview.

We invite you to be part of a dedicated community of learners in a department that puts students first. Please go to www.sunyulster.edu for additional campus community information.

SUNY Ulster is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The college encourages applications from all qualified applicants. Applicants who are protected under the Americans with Disabilities Act and who, due to a disability, require accommodations for completing the application process, testing (if required for the position), or the interview, should notify the Human Resources Office 10 working days before the accommodation is required.

 

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